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DC8 Flight Engineer
at Samaritan's Purse
Whether it's taking an emergency field hospital and medical personnel to earthquake victims or delivering supplies to tornado or flooding victims, our DC-8 cargo plane is there. Members of the aviation team are critical to the mission of meeting the physical and spiritual needs of people around the world. You could have a Career With Impact as a Flight Engineer.
The position is directly responsible to the Chief Pilot/DC8, and operationally to Captain (PIC) of assigned flights and represents Samaritan’s Purse with business associates, officials, and stakeholders through a service-oriented attitude toward passengers’ needs, comfort, and safety.
The Flight Engineer will perform flight duties and responsibilities in accordance with Samaritan’s Purse Aviation Services procedures and all US and foreign regulations by dealing professionally with business associates, officials, and stakeholders with utmost confidentiality with regard to proprietary information.
- Maintain a personal, active relationship Jesus Christ and is an active witness for Jesus Christ.
- Attend morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the ministry, its donors and volunteers.
- Flight Engineer
- Assist Captain/PIC in safe operation of aircraft and systems as directed by operating all systems assigned to Flight Engineer position according to IAW, the Aircraft Operating Manual (AOM), Cockpit Operating Manual (COM), Quick Reference Handbook (QRH) and any other required document appropriate to the Flight Engineer position.
- Perform security inspection of aircraft, pre-flight, transit and post-flight to ensure safe and efficient operation in accordance with company manuals and regulatory requirements.
- Review aircraft log book and deferred maintenance and carry-over logs to ensure that all maintenance discrepancies are cleared, and all Deferred Maintenance Item’s (DMI’s) are either cleared or current. Check for aircraft inspection status and airworthy release sign-off prior to flight.
- Ensure required fuel load, oil, hydraulic, and oxygen quantities prior to departure.
- Complete final walk-around inspection to ensure airworthiness status of the aircraft has not been compromised.
- Complete the aircraft log book upon termination of flight. Discuss with Captain and maintenance personnel any recorded aircraft discrepancies.
- Ensure proficient knowledge of FAR(s), company manuals, operations bulletins, flight procedures and any other data required for duty.
Position requires flexibility to be ready and available to travel anywhere in the world (24/7) at a moment’s notice.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- Four year college or university program certificate; or two to four years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.
- Minimum 2000 hours flight time
- Current flight engineers certificate with Turbojet Powered rating.
- Maintain a current aviation FAA second class medical certificate and valid FAA Flight Engineer Certificate. Possess valid and current FAA Aircraft and Power Plant license (A and P).
Location: Greensboro, NC
- The expectation is for the preferred candidate to live no farther than a 30-45 minute commute. When position is not flying, regular office hours of 8:00 - 4:30 are maintained with duties in the office and hangar.
Full Benefits Package including:
- Medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- Long-term and short-term disability insurance
- Term Life insurance
- 401(k) retirement savings plan
- Paid vacation/holidays/sick leave
- Relocation Package available (not a remote position)
Samaritan’s Purse Distinct Objectives:
PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world
SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE - EXCEED the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom
RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister
DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work
WALK IN BOLD FAITH - EXPECT God to do the impossible
Samaritan's Purse Mission Statement:
Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Samaritan's Purse Statement of Faith:
* We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God. (1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17)
* We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. (Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6)
* We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory. (Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15)
* We believe that all men everywhere are lost and face the judgment of God, that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation, and that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, repentance of sin and faith in Jesus Christ results in regeneration by the Holy Spirit. (Luke 24:46-47; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 5:10-11; Ephesians 1:7 and 2:8-9; Titus 3:4-7)
* We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, whose indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life. (John 3:5-8; Acts 1:8 and 4:31; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Galatians 5:16-18; Ephesians 6:12; Colossians 2:6-10)
* We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved unto the resurrection of eternal life and the lost unto the resurrection of damnation and eternal punishment. (1 Corinthians 15:51-57; Revelation 20:11-15)
* We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that all true believers are members of His body, the church. (1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 1:22-23)
* We believe that the ministry of evangelism and discipleship is a responsibility of all followers of Jesus Christ. (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15; 1 Peter 3:15)
* We believe God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage, that God created man and woman as unique biological persons made to complete each other. God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society. For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female. (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9)
* We believe that we must dedicate ourselves to prayer, to the service of our Lord, to His authority over our lives, and to the ministry of evangelism. (Matthew 9:35-38; 22:37-39, and 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15 and 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10; Colossians 2:6-10; 1 Peter 3:15)
* We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end; and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of our fellowmen. (Psalm 139:13; Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 22:37-39; Romans 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10)