Captain First Officer I in Reading, PA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 9/27/2021

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    159 Museum Road
    Reading, PA
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Job Description

Captain First Officer I - m-f 

Know that there are people behind the data.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

In Logistics you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, our Logistics personnel are critical to the people we serve – your fast, safe and efficient transportation is an important step in diagnoses and treatment. As a career, it offers variety and a certain amount of independent working – with the added bonus of meeting and dealing with a variety of people in your day. Joining a diverse team, a Logistics role can offer you a stable, long-term career.

Basic Purpose:
The First Officer is responsible to assist the Captain in all areas while transporting medical 
specimens throughout the Quest Diagnostics system in company aircraft.  The First Officer will assist the Captain in preflight, enroute and post flight segments as well as assisting the Captain with all specimen transfers to include loading and unloading the aircraft in accordance with Quest Diagnostics Flight Operation’s polies and the aircraft’s approved flight manual.  The First Officer must continue to grow in both flight skill level and specimen management to eventually transition into a Captains position. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain personal knowledge of the FOM, AFM, government regulations (Part § 91, 67,61 and AIM), and other air transportation policies and procedures to ensure the highest level of safety readiness and professional skill as a pilot.
  • Assist the Captain of assigned flight in the preparation and execution of safe and efficient ground and Flight Operations.
  • Function as the primary safety monitor of the flight and be prepared to assume the duties of PIC in the event the aircraft Captain becomes incapacitated.
  • Maintain a service-oriented attitude toward customer needs, comfort and safety.
  • Maintain a positive, team-oriented relationship with Flight Operations colleagues.
  • Assist with Route Service Coordinator duties as needed.
Other duties as assigned by the Captain, Chief and/or Assistant Chief Pilot
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Customer oriented approach to all activities
  • Excellent team player
Supervision Exercised:

Education Preferred:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Commercial pilot license multiengine and single engine with an instrument rating
Work Experience:
  • Minimum 250 hours total flight time. Multiengine time preferred: 25 hours  
Physical and Mental Requirements:
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs