Columbia Helicopters, Inc.

Aurora, OR

Serve as second-in-command (SIC) on Columbia Model 107-II Vertol helicopters in support of one or more of Columbia’s overseas flight operations.


  • Performs as second-in-command for logging, construction, firefighting, and passenger operations
  • Performs appropriate duties as assigned by the Pilot-in-Command and operates the aircraft in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with all appropriate Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), Rotorcraft Flight Manuals, and Company Policies
  • Maintains currency in the type aircraft flown, proficiency in Part 91, Part 133, Part 135, and Part 137 as appropriate to the position and current medical certificate in accordance with FAR Part 67
  • Maintains communications with crew, maintenance, and relevant office personnel
  • Works with maintenance personnel to maintain aircraft in an airworthy condition
  • Conducts oneself in accordance with Company’s Core Values
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • US Commercial Pilot License or higher with Rotorcraft-Helicopter class rating
  • FAA Medical – Second Class or higher
  • Minimum of 1000-1500 PIC hours required
  • Instrument rating preferred
  • Long line experience preferred
  • Night Vision Goggle experience

  • Previous part 135 operating experience

  • Ability to communicate in a positive and constructive manner
  • Ability to travel and work overseas 
  • Valid U.S. passport or ability to obtain one
  • Understands maneuvers, procedures, and emergency operations appropriate to the aircraft
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment