FedEx hires highly skilled pilots who share their flight ops values of safety, integrity, leadership and professionalism. Being a FedEx pilot is about having technical proficiency as well as demonstrating a love of flying. The mission of flight operations is to operate a safe, reliable and efficient airline in order to provide industry leading service to their customers. Similarly, being a FedEx Express employee is about consistently delivering the Purple Promise to their customers. Making every FedEx experience outstanding requires pride in your performance and passion about working for FedEx Express.
- Bachelor’s degree;
- Proven leadership ability;
- Excellent communications skills;
- Accurate and timely decision making, including threat and error mitigation strategies;
- Close attention to detail;
- Secure Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge eligibility;
- Successful completion of pre-employment drug test;
- Successful completion of Pilot Records Improvement Act (PRIA) evaluation;
- 1500 hours of total flying experience;
- 500 hours PIC in jet aircraft multi-engine turbo-prop aircraft, 12,500 pounds or greater; certain single-engine turbo-prop aircraft, or combination thereof.
- FAA Class 1 flight crew medical certificate;
- FAA ATP;
- A valid passport allowing unrestricted travel;
- FCC Restricted Radio Permit;
- English Proficiency Endorsement (EPE);
- The unrestricted right to live and work in the US;
- Ability to work during the day or night, including weekends and holidays;
- Punctual and reliable regular attendance.
- 1000 hours PIC in jet aircraft multi-engine turbo-prop aircraft, 12,500 pounds or greater; certain single-engine turbo-prop aircraft, or combination thereof.
When evaluating flight hours, they consider several factors, including:
- Complexity of aircraft flown;
- Nature and type of flight operations;
- Recency, quality, quantity, and verifiability of flight time and associated logs;
- Hours flown as PIC;
- Hours flown as instructor/evaluator.