Industry Careers

The vertical aviation industry offers a wide variety of jobs. Sure, we need experienced pilots and maintenance technicians, but we also need flight-line personnel, refuelers, safety professionals, dispatchers, trainers—in short, we need someone like YOU! Read on to learn about HAI’s resources for current and future vertical aviation personnel.

Current Jobs

Visit our Current Jobs page to see open positions in the vertical aviation industry.

Career Fair

Each year, HAI holds the world’s largest career fair devoted to vertical aviation at our annual trade show and conference, HAI HELI-EXPO®. Whether you’re a company that wants to recruit talent or you’re looking to grow your career, plan to attend our next career fair:

HAI 2023 Helicopter Industry Career Fair
Tuesday, Mar. 7 | 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, Georgia, US
Advance registration required

Military to Civilian

If you’re a current military pilot or maintainer considering a career in the civil vertical aviation industry, then HAI has tools that will ease the transition, especially if you start planning NOW. Our popular Mil2Civ in-person workshop at HAI HELI-EXPO offers advice and mentoring from veterans who have successfully transition.

Mil2Civ: Landing Jobs in the Civil Helicopter Industry
Monday, Mar. 6 | 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Advance registration required

We also have specific advice for creating your civilian resume and logging flight time. And our Mil2Civ Advice and Mentoring [LINK TO COME] section has articles, webinars, and additional resources that have helped thousands of military veterans find rewarding, challenging careers in the civil vertical aviation industry.

Career Resources

Want to hear more about careers in the vertical aviation industry? These HAI@Work webinars feature experienced pilots, operators, and maintenance providers talking about how they prepared for their dream job—and how you can do it too.

Work for HAI

Being part of the HAI staff provides opportunities to connect, serve, promote, and advocate for our global membership of companies and men and women who build, operate, fly, maintain, and supply vertical aviation aircraft. Here’s the current HAI job openings.