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Senior First Officer/First Officer — ATR

West Atlantic
East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, North West Leicestershire District
Full time
3 days ago

ATR type rated First Officer/Senior First Officer

West Atlantic UK Limited is part of LUSAT Group, one of the leading providers of dedicated airfreight services to European National Mail Organisations and airfreight capacity to Global Integrators and freight forwarders. With a fleet which includes ATR42, ATR72, Boeing 737-300 / 400 / 800 and B757-200 Freighters, we presently cover a capacity range from 5 to 38 metric tonnes. With more than 50 years of continuous operating experience, operations are performed throughout Europe and beyond with a staff of around 500 employees. As well as the UK, LUSAT Group holds Air Operating Certificates in Greece, Malta, Sweden and Spain. The AOCs combined operate over 30,000 flights annually . The Group focus is on safe operations, high reliability, and customer service. Air Freight solutions . Wherever, whenever.

Position Type:            Permanent, Full-Time

Work Pattern             3wks on/1wk off Full Flex

Department:              Flight Operations

Location:                     EMA

Responsible to:          The Pilot Manager

Role Summary

Responsible for the management of the operation of the ATR aircraft as per company requirements to meet customer requests.

Responsible for ensuring all duties are carried out as per company procedures and standards.


  • The crew member shall be responsible for the proper execution of his/her duties that are:
  • a) related to the safety of the aircraft, its cargo and its occupants; and
  • b) specified in the instructions and procedures in the operations manual

Academic/Qualification Requirements

  • UK CAA Licence
  • ATR Type Rated
  • Current UK Medical

Required Skills/Experience/knowledge:

  • Minimum 500Hours Total time to include 250 Hours Multi crew time
  • Possess professional, friendly and customer-focused personality.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure.
  • Developing Leadership.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal).
  • Proven problem solving & planning skills.
  • ICAO Level 6 English.




Away from Base

£1.85 per hour

Away from Base – All of Scandinavia & Swiss


Away from Base – Norway


(All of the above payments are 75% tax free at present)

Sector Pay


First Officer/Senior

£12.50 per sector

  • Fully bonded type rating decreasing linearly over a 2-year period.


ATR Senior first officer- £42,921

ATR First Officer - £37,326


*Rank of SFO is not a function of the manual suite. For the avoidance of doubt, it is attained by the earlier of:-

  • 2 years’ service post final line check (on any fleet).
  • 500 hours multi crew time.
  • An ATPL.

There is no loyalty bonus attributed to this position. 

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