DLZ Corporation

  • Captain or Copilot

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Job ID
    # of Openings
  • About DLZ


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    DLZ Corporation is an award-winning, full-service organization, which has provided complete project management, surveying, construction administration, engineering and architectural design services for nearly 100 years. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest.  In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of ENR's Top 150 U.S. Design Firms, a Top 100 Pure Design Firm, Top 50 Program Management Firm, Top 100 Construction Management for Fee Firm; and a Top 50 Trenchless Design Technology Firm. DLZ has also been recognized by Roads & Bridges magazine as a Top "Go-To" Design Firm for road and highway, storm water, and mass transit design.


    Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

    Job Description

    DLZ Corporation currently has a Captain or Copilot position open flying out of Columbus, OH.  This individual will be part of the crew of DLZ’s Cessna CJ3 Jet.


    Captain’s Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Ensure safe conduct of flights assigned.
    • Maintains final authority in operation of assigned flights.
    • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, local and foreign regulations; as well as company policies and procedures.
    • Act as pilot in command (PIC) of flights for which the pilot has been scheduled.
    • Provide excellent customer service to passengers.
    • Comply with schedules, and other directives governing the aircraft’s operation.
    • Ensure that preflight inspections are performed.
    • Prepare flight plans, study weather conditions at destination, en-route, alternate airports and departure points.
    • Ensure the aircraft is clean and prepared for flight with all provisions for the safety and comfort of passengers.
    • Review and calculate the aircraft weight and balance, fuel on board and use of performance charts.
    • Supervise the first officer (second in command) in any duties necessary for the smooth, safe and efficient operation of the aircraft.
    • Coordinate the function of all crewmembers assigned to the flight.
    • Monitor crew performance, share knowledge with crew members and evaluate crew member potential for advancement.
    • Make decisions necessary to start, delay, or cancel flights; deviate the flight from planned route or destination when operating conditions dictate.

    Captain’s Job Qualifications:

    • Bachelor Degree
    • Airline Transport Pilot Certificate (ATP)
    • FAA Multi-Engine, Instrument and 525B (CJ3) Type Rating
    • 3,000 Hours PIC, 100 Hours Turbo-Jet Aircraft, and at least 1,500 hours in a Multi-Engine Aircraft



    Copilot’s Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Assists the Captain on assigned flights.
    • Responsible to the Captain for the conduct and execution of assigned duties.
    • Assist the captain with safety responsibilities.
    • Provide excellent customer service to passengers.
    • Perform duties as assigned during flight and flight preparation.
    • Be prepared to assume command and pilot duties in the event pilot in command is incapacitated.
    • Follow all FARs and company policies pertinent to assigned duties.

    Copilot’s Job Qualifications:

    • Bachelor Degree
    • Airline Transport Pilot Certificate (ATP)
    • FAA Multi-Engine and Instrument Rating
    • 2,000 Hours PIC, 50 Hours Turbo-Jet Aircraft, and at least 1,000 hours in a Multi-Engine Aircraft



    At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!


    DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.



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