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Captain, Aviation (PC-12)

Denver, Colorado

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Talent, precision, and the ability to operate in a fast-paced, dynamic setting–that’s what it takes for our Transportation and Logistics team to deliver excellence. Working in this part of our business, you’ll maintain the highest standards in quality, compliance, and world-class performance in order to make sure clinical specimens reach their destination. And, as you’re making a meaningful difference in patients’ lives, we’ll follow suit–providing you with the training, development, and support you need to grow and thrive in your career.

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- Marlon Nicholson, Logistics Leader

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Job Details

Category Transportation and Logistics Location Denver, Colorado Job function Operations Job family Logistics/Couriers
Shift Night Employee type Regular Full-Time Work mode On-site

Quest Diagnostics is seeking an Aviation Captain (PC-12) to support our flight operations in Denver, CO (APA).

Why Choose Quest Diagnostics?

At Quest, our aviation crew members are critical to the people we serve – your fast, safe, and efficient transportation of specimens is an important step in the diagnosis and treatment of over 140K people every day – that’s more than 35.7M people making better healthcare decisions every year.

  • Stable, growing company with 30+ years in the Airline Industry with opportunities for career advancement
  • Pilot safety and well-being is important to us.
  • Our planes are well maintained, and our flight department has achieved BASC certification.
  • Leaders foster engagement and have hands-on experience in the routes, equipment, and weather.

What to Expect as a Captain


Quest offers consistent, stable schedules with nightly returns to your base of operation. Captains typically fly 3-4 nights per week, Monday-Friday.


Quest does not require a training contract and all training costs are fully covered by Quest. The Captain will be fully compensated from the first day of employment.   


~$125,000 + a 5% yearly bonus


Comprehensive Total Rewards Package including:

  • Enhanced Health Care Benefit Offerings that start on day 1
  • Most holidays and weekends off
  • Robust paid time off program
  • Opportunities for premium pay for added flying on scheduled days off
  • Annual Incentive Bonus Plan
  • Life insurance at no cost to the employee
  • Opportunities for ongoing, paid certifications
  • Educational Assistance with low/no out-of-pocket cost options
  • Employee Stock Option Purchase Plan
  • 401K, with 5% match and Roth contribution option

Bases Of Operation

  • Reading, PA RDG
  • Lawrenceville, GA LZU
  • Dallas, TX DAL
  • Denver, CO APA


  • Quest operates a fleet of 19 well-maintained aircraft with 88 daily landings in 63 domestic locations. The fleet includes the following aircraft types: BE58, PC-12, and Phenom 100.

Minimum Requirements

  • 2000 flight hours
  • Reside within range of designated base

Preferred Experience

  • Single-pilot experience
  • Turbine experience
  • Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) license
  • Knowledge of aircraft, Federal Aviation Regulations and Aviation related issues

While we appreciate and value our staffing partners, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies.Quest will not be responsible for paying agency fees for any individual as to whom an agency has sent an unsolicited resume.

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We’ve built a welcoming, inclusive workplace where people are inspired to learn, develop, and progress in their careers. There’s stability, so you can explore many career paths in one field. There’s flexibility, helping you to build a fulfilling life and rewarding career. There’s training and development to align your work with your business success. No wonder there’s more to discover at Quest.

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We’re committed to helping our people live a healthier lifestyle. One way we do this is by offering a comprehensive total rewards package, so you can take care of yourself and the ones you love. Find out how our benefits provide you with everything you need to thrive—now and in the future.

  • Medical, supplemental health, dental, and vision

    From medical, dental, and vision coverage plans designed to meet your needs, to supplemental health plans for an additional layer of financial protection, you can rest assured that your health is high on our agenda.

  • Annual incentive plans

    All eligible employees are invited to participate in our success in our annual incentive bonus plan payout.

  • 401(k)

    You’re eligible to join the Quest Diagnostics 401(k) Plan on your date of hire. The company will match up to 5% of your annual salary.

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