PepsiCo Careers

Aviation Captain

White Plains, New York

United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 159746BR

Job Description


  • A Captain reports to the base Manager of Flight Operations.
  • When a Captain is performing the duties of a First Officer, he or she will report functionally to the PIC during an assigned trip.

  • Responsible for the safe conduct of their assigned flights. Ensure compliance with all local, state, federal, and international regulations governing their flight.
  • When assigned to a trip as the Pilot-in-Command, supervise the performance of the crew and coordinate trip details with passengers, while retaining final authority for operation of the aircraft.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and act with tact and decorum.
  • Conducts flight operations in accordance with international, federal, state, local, and corporate regulations.
  • Supervises the flight crew while on flights.
  • Ensures the maximum safety, security, and comfort of the passengers.
  • Performs flight planning, briefs First Officer on flight plan details and weather conditions.
  • Ensures that the aircraft are cleaned, stocked, and prepared for flight with all provisions onboard for the safety and comfort of passengers.
  • Ensures required certificates and manuals are onboard the aircraft prior to commencing a flight.
  • Employs strong communication and interpersonal skills utilizing Crew Resource Management (CRM) skills in all phases of aircraft operation.
  • Solicits feedback from aircraft crewmembers and passengers.
  • Demonstrates appropriate level of knowledge and skills in day-to-day flight operations and at least annually in an Operational Effectiveness Review conducted by a Standards Captain.
  • Assists loading and unloading of baggage and provides passenger needs, as required.
  • Performs the duties of Second-in-Command, when scheduling requires it.
  • Maintains current required licenses and certificates to comply with Company/FAA requirements.
  • Attends regularly scheduled ground and simulator training. Maintains flight proficiency and knowledge of all flight operations, regulations, and aircraft systems.
  • Assists in administrative activities, including proposals and feasibility studies, reports, and review groups, as assigned by management.


  • Holds an Airline Transport Pilot license and is type rated in the specific aircraft in which he or she is to act as Captain.
  • Possesses a First Class FAA medical certificate issued within the proceeding twelve (12) calendar months.
  • Holds a valid FCC Aircraft Radiotelephone Operator Permit.
  • 5,000 hours total flight time.
  • 2,000 hours flight time as Pilot-in-Command.
  • 1,000 hours multiengine jet flight time.
  • 500 hours multiengine jet flight time within the last two years.
  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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