Job opportunity – Co-Pilot at Bristow Helicopters in Abeokuta, Ogun State

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Bristow Helicopters

Position: Co-Pilot

Industry: Company Aviation

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Abeokuta, Ogun State

Job Description

Bristow Helicopters is seeking candidates for a position in Co-Pilot based in Abeokuta, Ogun State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

Bristow Helicopters, a leading provider of helicopter services to the worldwide offshore energy industry, is seeking a qualified Co-Pilot for its S76D aircraft in Abeokuta, Ogun. With a proud heritage of over 50 years, Bristow has been at the forefront of technological innovations in the helicopter transport industry, serving major exploration and production arenas globally.

As a Co-Pilot, you will be part of a dedicated team responsible for providing reliable and efficient transportation services to the offshore oil and gas industry. This role requires a high level of skill, precision, and commitment to safety, reflecting Bristow's commitment to excellence in all its operations.

Bristow operates major helicopter transportation operations in the North Sea, Nigeria, the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, and other major offshore oil and gas producing regions worldwide, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Russia, and Trinidad. Additionally, Bristow has been providing search and rescue (SAR) services in various countries since 1971, demonstrating its dedication to public safety and service.

The successful candidate will be stationed in Abeokuta, Ogun, and will play a critical role in supporting Bristow's operations in Nigeria, ensuring the highest standards of safety and efficiency in all flights.

Job Detail


  • Assist the Pilot in command during flight operations.
  • Conduct pre-flight inspections and ensure the aircraft is airworthy.
  • Navigate and operate the aircraft in compliance with aviation regulations.
  • Communicate effectively with air traffic control and ground personnel.
  • Monitor aircraft systems and performance during flight.
  • Participate in emergency procedures and drills.
  • Maintain accurate flight logs and records.
  • Assist in the coordination of ground services and refueling.
  • Ensure passenger safety and comfort throughout the flight.

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Co-Pilot position at Bristow Helicopters:


  • Valid Commercial Pilot License (CPL) with helicopter rating.
  • Minimum of 500 flight hours on helicopters.
  • Proficiency in English (ICAO Level 4 or above).
  • Strong understanding of aviation safety regulations and procedures.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to operate in challenging environments and weather conditions.

Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Completion of a recognized helicopter pilot training program.

Experience Requirements

  • Previous experience as a Co-Pilot or Pilot in command on similar aircraft types.
  • Experience in offshore oil and gas transportation operations preferred.
  • Familiarity with search and rescue (SAR) operations is a plus.


  • Strong technical and mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • High level of situational awareness.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Effective decision-making skills.

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Co-Pilot at Bristow Helicopters:


NGN 8,000,000 - 12,000,000 per-Year.

Job Benefits

  • Comprehensive health insurance.
  • Retirement savings plan.
  • Paid time off and holidays.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.
  • Travel allowances and accommodations.

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based bonuses.
  • Safety performance incentives.
  • Longevity bonuses.

Date posted: July 4, 2024

Posted on: Abeokuta


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This position offers an exciting opportunity to work with a global leader in helicopter services, providing critical transportation and search and rescue operations. Candidates must be willing to relocate to Abeokuta, Ogun, and be prepared to work in a demanding and dynamic environment. Bristow Helicopters is committed to diversity and inclusion, encouraging applications from all qualified individuals.