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Being an ExpressJet pilot is more than just flying from Point A to Point B; it’s upholding the highest levels of professionalism while working with our flight attendants, dispatchers, mechanics and station agents to deliver safe and reliable service to all of our passengers on every flight. Read on for more information about our requirements, and when you’re ready to apply complete an application on AirlineApps. 

ExpressJet Pilot Minimum Requirements:

  • Certificates/Ratings: Commercial / MEL /  Instrument / FCC radio license /  CFI, CFII and MEI preferred.
  • ATP Written: Required effective May 1, 2012.
  • Age: Must be at least 21 years of age and be able to comply with FAR 61.159 and 61.160 for the ATP or Restricted ATP.
  • Flight Experience: The minimum flight time for an interview is 750 hours if the military pilot complies with FAR 61.159 and FAR 61.160; 1,000 hours if the pilot has graduated with a bachelor’s degree in an aviation major with at least 60 semester hours of aviation course work, as certified by the university, and has also obtained their commercial pilot certificate and instrument rating from an associated Part 141 school; 1,250 hours if the pilot has graduated with a bachelor’s degree or an associate degree in an aviation major with at least 30 semester hours of aviation course work, as certified by the university, and has also obtained their commercial pilot certificate and instrument rating from an associated Part 141 school. Applicants must have at least 50 hours of multi-engine fixed wing time. ExpressJet gives full credit for helicopter time. Certain credits to required hours may apply. Applicants for the Restricted ATP must comply with AC 61-139, FAR 61.159 and FAR 61.160.
  • Currency: A minimum of 100 hours flight time in the preceding 12 months unless the pilot has previous 121 experience, was a military pilot or type-rated in a corporate jet.
  • Medical: Current FAA Class 1 Medical Certificate.
  • Authorization to work in the United States: Legally authorized to work in the United States with a valid passport / Possess a permanent resident card if not a US citizen / Have the right to travel to/from the cities and countries served by ExpressJet.
  • Education: Graduation from accredited, four-year college preferred.
  • Background Checks: DOT Background / criminal history / reference check / fingerprints/ National Drivers Record / No excessive check ride failures.

Selection Process:

Our recruiting team reviews online resumes and applications, and invites the most qualified applicants for an interview. During the interview, the applicant will be questioned on judgment, decision making, general aviation knowledge, instrument procedures, weather, AIM, and all FARs. Education, training history, and employment history will be reviewed. We recommend a review of the commercial, instrument and ATP test guide questions, AIM, FARs and , the following books: Everything Explained for the Professional Pilot, Aerodynamics for Naval Aviators, Turbine Pilots Flight Manual before attending the interview. In most cases, candidates who are unsuccessful in their interview must wait 60 days before re-interviewing.

How to Apply:

ExpressJet is hiring pilots. Individuals interested in joining our team may create an application or update their existing applications via AirlineApps.com. There is no cost to create an AirlineApps.com application if you are only applying to ExpressJet. Applications for employment as an ExpressJet pilot must be submitted through AirlineApps.com. Applications may be submitted free of charge, though a fee may be charged if you wish to join AirlineApps as a member for added features. If you are already a member of the AirlineApps system, sign in to your account and add ExpressJet to your target listing. New users can create an account to begin the application process.

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