Pre-Employment Screening Solutions for Aviation

HireRight has designed comprehensive background and drug screening solutions specifically for the aviation industry to help ensure compliance with the Pilots Records Improvement Act (PRIA), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA), and the Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements.

The HireRight suite of aviation screening services is recommended for commercially licensed pilots, mechanics, flight attendants, and other regulated personnel.

HireRight Aviation Solutions:

FAA Pilot Accident/Incident Check – Uncovers whether an applicant has accidents or incidents with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The report provides the dates and descriptions of any event found, plus information about the source used for verifications.

PRIA Pilot Employer Record – Verify pilot training, experience, qualifications, safety, and performance records for the previous five years as required by PRIA.

PRIA Drug/Alcohol Verification (Five Year) – In accordance with the Pilot Records Improvement Act, drug and alcohol test results for pilots from previous employers are verified for the last five years.

FAA PRIA Record – (Airman Medical Certification) – The current airman medical certificate is verified including level, category, class and type ratings (including limitations to those certificates and ratings), and summaries of legal enforcement actions, as required by PRIA.

FAA Airframe and Power Plant License – An applicant’s FAA mechanics license on record with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is confirmed, including the source of the license, current license status, the number and the issue date.

DOT Drug/Alcohol Verification (Two Year) – Obtain drug and alcohol testing records from DOT-regulated employers who have employed the applicant during the previous two years. This service facilitates compliance with DOT regulation CFR Part 40, Section 40.25.

National Driver Register Search –  Verify driver’s license information about pilots/applicants who have had their licenses revoked or suspended, or who have been convicted of serious traffic violations, such as driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, in accordance with PRIA.

Employment Gap Review – The application is reviewed as a best practice for any gaps in historical employment records to cover any gaps in employment over 12 months or duration chosen by client. If a gap is found, HireRight will obtain a Professional Reference (additional charges apply) or documentation (employment/unemployment stubs, DD-214, etc.) for the associated period in question.

Key Benefits
  • Specialized solutions designed for aviation
  • Compliance-driven services
  • Customized screening packages

HireRight Aviation Solutions Benefits

Developed with input from the leading airlines we serve, as well as guidance from aviation compliance experts, our solutions provide accurate results and unsurpassed turnaround times.

HireRight can customize screening packages based on best practices for the aviation industry that meet your budget, regulatory compliance requirements and level of risk tolerance. Our services help protect against theft, negligent hiring litigation and workplace violence.

  • Reduces costs and increases return on screening investment
  • Ensures consistent hiring processes
  • Services are compliant with FAA, PRIA, TSA and DOT regulations
  • Helps mitigates the risks of negligent hiring and retention lawsuits

Key Features

  • Support both commercial and non-commercial aviation
  • Dedicated team based in the U.S. with expertise in fulfilling FAA, DOT, and PRIA verifications
  • Real-time updates keep hiring managers informed on progress of requests
  • Consolidated reporting to efficiently manage audits