Job description / Role
- Be responsible for the safety of all crew members, passengers and cargo on board as soon as he arrives on board, until he leaves the airplane at the end of flight;
- Be responsible for the operation and safety of the airplane from the moment the airplane is ready to move for the purpose of taxing prior to taking off until the moment it finally comes to rest at the end of the flight and the engine(s) are shut down;
- Be responsible for all flight documentation, and ensure that information regarding aircraft registration, date of flight, flight number, crew names and duty assignment, departure and arrival airports, ATD, ATA and flight time are all recorded. Refer to OM-A 18.104.22.168 for additional guidance;
- Have authority to give all commands he deems necessary for the purpose of securing the safety of the airplane and of persons or property carried therein, and all persons carried in the airplane shall obey such commands;
- Have authority to disembark any person, or any part of the cargo, which in his opinion, may represent a potential hazard to the safety of the airplane or its occupants;
- Not allow a person to be carried in the airplane who appears to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the extent that the safety of the airplane or its occupants is likely to be endangered;
- Have the right to refuse transportation of inadmissible passengers, deportees or persons in custody if their carriage poses any risk to the safety of the airplane or its occupants;
- Ensure that all passengers are briefed on the location of emergency exits and the location and use of relevant safety and emergency equipment;
- Ensure that all operational procedures and checklists are complied with, in accordance with the SOPs and Operations Manual; ensure compliance with operating limitations as defined by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and established by the applicable Authorities.
- Ensure that the weather forecast and reports for the proposed operating area and flight duration indicate that the flight may be conducted without infringing Company operating minima;
- Decide whether or not to accept an airplane with unserviceability’s allowed by the CDL or MEL;
- Take all reasonable steps to ensure that the airplane, and any required equipment is serviceable and ready for use, and record in the Aircraft Technical Log (ATL), for each flight, a description of known or suspected defects that affect operation of the aircraft;
In the absence of a qualified Company engineer(provided he-she been trained and qualified), provide Transit Check when necessary and ensure that airplane refueling is supervised with particular attention being paid to:
- the correct grade and amount of fuel.
- fuel water-contamination checks (or sample) from the fuel bowser;
- fire safety precautions;
Successful completion of the command upgrade course detailed in OM-D or successful completion of the Operator Conversion Course detailed in OM-D. A
TPL license issued by the AUTHORITY, with the appropriate type rating; Valid instrument rating issued by the AUTHORITY; Valid Class 1 medical certificate issued by the AUTHORITY; Valid Recurrent training and evaluations; Valid CAT II/III qualification (if applicable to the aircraft type); RVSM / PBN qualification( if applicable to the aircraft type); ETOPS qualification (if applicable to the aircraft type); MNPS qualification (if applicable to the aircraft type);
Route and aerodrome competence in accordance with OM-C & CAR OPS 1.975. Direct entry Captains: Minimum total time of 5000 hours including 1500 hours as PIC on multi pilot certified airplanes with 500 hours on type. Commander Promotion (From Company first Officer): B737/ERJ170 Flying experience 4000 total flying hours as pilot, including 1500 hours flying time on multi engine airplanes with a MTOW greater than 50,000 kgs.
About the Company
Oman Air, the flagship company of the Sultanate of Oman's Civil Aviation sector, commenced operations in 1993. Starting off as a regional player, Oman Air, as Oman's national carrier has witnessed rapid growth in the last 14 years. Oman Air has played a major role in making Muscat a major traffic hub in the Middle East providing a fillip to commercial, industrial and tourism activities.
As a full-fledged commercial airline of Oman, Oman Air has striven to maintain high performance standards in all aspects of its operation. The Oman International Services was established in the year 1970 & later Oman Aviation Services was founded on 1981 to extend services to the other airlines in terms of cargo handling, ground handling etc.
The Oman Air fleet consists of most modern and fuel- efficient aircraft with aesthetically designed interiors. Ultra- modern in-flight service equipment is deployed onboard to improve safety and overall performance. Investment in new technology, planning and product innovation has propelled Oman Air to the forefront of the aviation industry.