Division Airplane Air Crew Div
Saudi Aramco is seeking experienced aircraft pilots to
work, based on their relative experience and operation
needs, either as First Officers or Captains on Saudi
Aramco fleet which consist of the following ( Five B-737-
700, three Emb 170, two G550, two HS125-900, two King
Air 350, one C550, two AT-802). The fleet is USA
registered and therefore governed by FAA Part 91
regulation. Additionally, the operation is under the
operating rule of the local authority. The pilot will fly the
assigned duty per published schedule or as assigned to
him by either the Chief pilot or the respective Fleet Captain.
The duty will consist of supporting the company
requirement in the transportation of passengers and cargo
in support of the oil operation. The pilot will fly the aircraft in
accordance to FAA, local and established company
regulation and procedures. The average yearly flight hours
is between 400 to 500. The assigned flight duty may
consist of up to 8-9 sectors in one day and averages to 4-5
daily on a weekly schedule. All of the flights are done in
kingdom with no out of base stays except for the executive
fleet which required to provide executive services all over
the world for company officials.
A. BA/BS Degree is desired.
B. Federal Aviation Administration Airline Transport Pilot
Certificate with multi-engine rating.
C. FAA Second Class Medical Certificate.
D. Minimum of 3,000 hours of total flight time, and six (6)
years active flying experience.
E. Satisfactory completion of all ground and flight training
for the appropriate aircraft.
F. Must have a comprehensive knowledge of flight
procedures, radio procedures, navigation, weather and
geography of the Middle East.
G. Must be acquainted with the laws and regulations
pertaining to flight clearances, air freight, and passengers
in countries where Company aircraft may be operated.
H. Excellent command of written and oral English.
Duties & Responsibilities
A. Performs duties as may be assigned by the Chief Pilot,
Senior Fleet Captain, and/or Senior Captains.
B. Duties and responsibilities include, but not limited, to
Captains perform the following:
Prior to take off:
A. Makes visual pre-flight inspection of the aircraft to insure
that it is airworthy. This includes inspection of all
equipment in the cockpit and checking the aircraft log for
previous flight remarks, time on engines, time on aircraft,
and maintenance work performed.
B. Checks personally, or with the First Officer, to determine
that all manifests and documents are properly completed.
C. Checks all instruments, engines and communications
equipment thoroughly prior to accepting aircraft for flight.
D. Obtains flight clearance from the Airport Control Officer,
and clears with Customs and Immigration officials.
Checks weather reports and, assures that safe weather
conditions are prevailing along the entire route of flight,
canceling the flight if, in his opinion, safe conditions do not
E. Makes a final check, after engines are started, to
determine that all instruments and radios are properly
While in flight:
A. Pilots the aircraft in accordance with established and
well recognized airman procedures and ICAO Rules and
B. Provides technical supervision and management
direction to the First Officer to ensure that functions are
performed in accordance with established procedures.
C. Assures the maintenance of the constant sending and
listening watch on appropriate radio frequencies for
transmitting information relative to position, weather, and
operating difficulties, if any, of the aircraft, and requesting
and receiving take-off and landing clearance and special
instructions as to flight deviations and landing patterns.
D. Checks safety and comfort of the passengers, and
determines that the aircraft is being operated in
compliance with established operating and safety
A. Clears through Customs and Immigration if necessary,
secures aircraft, and notifies the Aviation Department of
B. Ensures that the passengers and cargo are properly
released from the aircraft, and proper record entries are
C. Arranges for and directs the refueling, servicing, and
security of aircraft when away from home base.
First Officers perform the following:
Prior to take-off:
A. Conducts interior and exterior preflight inspections.
Initializes navigation systems and verifies accuracy of
manually inserted data.
B. Obtains weather briefing, route information, files flight
plan, and reviews all flight details for correctness.
C. Checks, along with the Captain, all instruments,
engines, and communications equipment prior to flight.
D. Conducts radio communications necessary for
departure after engine starts.
While in flight:
A. Pilots the aircraft, as directed by the Captain in
accordance with established and well recognized airman
procedures and ICAO Rules and Regulations.
B. Maintains continuous radio communications with
appropriate control facilities to make required position
reports, and receive changes or amendments to the flight
C. Operates navigation systems to assure proper aircraft
track in accordance with flight clearance.
D. Maintains up-to-minute navigation log as a cross check
between actual flight progress and flight plan. Advises the
Captain of discrepancies noted, and assists in developing
alternate courses of action when necessary.
E. Assists the Captain in assuring the safety and comfort
of the passengers, and ensures that the aircraft is being
operated in compliance with established FAA, Company,
and Department operating and safety regulations.
A. Assists the Captain securing the aircraft.
B. Assists the Captain with Customs and Immigration
About Us Saudi Aramco’s domestic operations span the
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and include the exploration for
and production of oil and natural gas, refining,
petrochemicals and distribution – none of which would be
possible without the support of the Operations Services
business line. Operations Services encompasses such
vital support activities as aviation, marine, transportation,
power distribution, materials supply and information
technology. Saudi Aramco operates one of the world’s
largest corporate aviation fleets, composed of fixed and
rotary-wing aircraft whose flight and maintenance crews
are among the best in the business. The company’s
marine operations include oil spill fighting vessels, harbor
pilot craft, tugboats for terminal operations and a variety of
service ships. The areas of transportation, power
distribution and materials supply are critical components
of Saudi Aramco’s large array of complex petroleum and
petrochemical facilities that provide a reliable supply of
energy to people in the Kingdom and around the globe.
The company’s IT infrastructure, including its
communications networks, provides the methods and the
means for the people of Saudi Aramco, no matter where
they are, to stay connected and sustain the Company’s
legacy of success.
Req Number I01-70025009B