Flight Operations Specialist Job Description Sample
Flight Operations Specialist
This position administers established programs and assigned projects within the Flight Operations/Training Department and serves as the focal point for operational information relayed to Spirit Airlines Flight Crews.
Prepares draft revisions to Flight Operations Manuals/Bulletins.
Creates and publishes short term information memos (Read Files) to Spirit Flight Crews.
Oversees the revision cycles for company aeronautical charts, Flight Crew airport information documents and audits the content of the aircraft Nav Database.
Promotes an efficient and effective flow of information by partnering with internal departments; Tech Ops, Airport Services, Operations Control Center, Tech Pubs, Safety/Security and In-Flight Departments. Externally, with Spirit Airlines business partners: Jeppesen, Honeywell, Airbus, AeroData.
Use all applicable information resources internally and externally to identify those updates that may affect the Departments policies and procedures.
Execute assigned flight operations project task as assigned.
Excellent interpersonal skills, self-directed and team oriented.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of airline flight operations and procedures.
Proficient with MS Office including PowerPoint, Excel and Word, with the ability to learn other computer programs efficiently.
Two (2) year College Degree.
Two (2) years prior airline flight operations experience.
Commercial Pilot Certificate with multi-engine and instrument rating
BS in aviation, science, or engineering.
Please be advised that you will be asked to complete a required assessment to be considered for this position. This assessment will be emailed to you after you apply. Please be sure to check your Spam folder and/or junk mail if you do not receive it.
We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to our team members including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), paid time off, travel benefits and much more. We strive to maintain a professional, yet friendly environment and promote professional and career development for our team members.
Spirit Airlines is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of employment are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Flight Operations Quality Assurance Specialist
Processes day-to-day Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA) data using the Ground Data Replay Analysis System (GDRAS) and performs routine data analysis. Creates weekly and monthly deliverables in addition to working with Gatekeepers and other members of Safety and FOQA Management Team (FMT).
50%: Supports the FOQA Program Manager with daily administration of the FOQA efforts to ensure analysis of flight data for improved flight safety including validation of FOQA events, identification of events for Gatekeeper contacts and identification of events for Maintenance reporting
20%: Performs data analysis, root cause analysis and determines corrective actions of digital flight data to determine adverse events, trends in flight and maintenance operations.
Coordinates and validates aircraft specific event definitions. Maintains and identifies new FOQA events, and manages documentation supporting these functions.
20%: Prepares flight operations trending analysis charts and reports. Compiles and presents FOQA data summaries to enhance training, maintenance, flight operations.
Performs specialized studies and fulfills special data requests. Assists in the creation of safety and FOQA department publications. Prepares reports, presentations, and statistical data required to identify trends for safety enhancement.
10%: Oversees data collection process of aircraft fleet in conjunction with Maintenance
Flight Operations Control Specialist
- The Boeing Company's corporate flight department is a dynamic and motivated team. Worldwide flight operations entail complexity and extensive strategic planning. Each of our seven-aircraft fleet averages nearly 1,000 annual flight hours and is utilized to support the travel needs of our company executives. Every day presents new challenges and opportunities.
The Flight Operations Control Specialists will help stand-up and grow the flight department's Operations Control Center (OCC). Successful candidates will help select and subsequently lead a team of dispatchers, crew/aircraft schedulers, and international trip planners. They will manage and oversee the daily flight operation—anticipating and successfully contending with irregular operations, flight crew personnel, and passenger requests. Coordinating staffing schedules will be a core duty in addition to innovating and developing new operational processes and corresponding tracking metrics.
Additional responsibilities include planning and conducting trips in compliance with company operations manual and applicable federal, domestic, and international flight regulations—all while upholding the highest safety standards and practices.
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.
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Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.
Basic Qualifications (Required):
This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "US Person" includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.
Aircraft dispatch, international trip planning, Operations Control Center (OCC), and/or professional flying experience is required.
Strong understanding and knowledge of FAA regulations.
Professional aviation experience, exceptional leadership abilities, and exemplary written and verbal communications skills.
Problem solving, project management, and analytical abilities are essential.
Excellent customer service abilities.
Strong leadership and team-oriented aviation experience.
Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office Programs.
Effectively manage staff in a time pressure shift work environment.
Typical Education / Experience:
Bachelor's degree and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree with typically 7 or more years' experience.
Yes, 10 % of the Time
Contingent Upon Program Award
Flight Operations Intern - ATO Flight Training East Midlands Airport
Ryanair is currently offering a one year fixed term programme which is a unique opportunity to gain experience in Ryanair's Flight Operations and ATO.
This salaried programme will be of the duration of 1 year from the date you start in the position. The place of employment is East Midland's Airport, Nottingham, UK which is our main Training facility which includes 3 full motion simulators and three fixed base simulators. Successful candidate will work closely with the Deputy Head of Training and Chief Instructors. During this time the intern will also gain experience in the following areas within the ATO and Flight Operations:
Roles & Responsibilities
Manage Pilot Licence issue, revalidation and renewal requirements for non-standard Licence holders (LBA, ICAO Licence holders).
Liaise with Competent Authorities regarding above processes.
Track above Crewmembers licence status and ongoing requirements.
Manage course enrolments for New Entry Pilots, Command Upgrade, Line Check Captain and Line Training Captain Courses - specifically for ICAO and LBA licence holders.
Manage Daily internal recruitment queries relating to acceptability of applicant licence, experience, aircraft type etc.
Manage Course Critique follow-up with service suppliers and Instructor/Examiners.
Production of and follow-up on internal and external meeting action items.
Monitor and Track all publications issued by EASA and flag any relevant changes including EASA Aeromedical developments.
Design and Creation of Crewdock Training Content (Presentations/ Crewdock advertisements/ Training department Memos).
Manage E learning, completion tracking and notifications.
Support any Ad Hoc requirements in the Training Department – Cadet Training, Rostering, Line Training, Document Management, and Recurrent Training.
To apply for this position you must hold a 1st Class or 2.1 honours degree preferably in a STEM discipline.
Team oriented with excellent time management skills and the ability to self-manage achieving high levels of accuracy, productivity and efficiency.
Ability to work to strict deadlines and multi-task across a variety of projects.
Excellent Communication skills.
Excellent Microsoft Office skills.
Flexibility and ability to adapt to change quickly.
Career development opportunities
Dependant on the successful applicant qualifications there are two primary career paths available following the ATO intern placement:
Candidates who also hold an EASA Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL), who have completed the theoretical knowledge for the ATPL (A) licence, hold a certificate of satisfactory completion of an MCC course, have a valid multi-engine instrument rating, be cadet training ready and hold a valid EU passport will be at an advantage in the interview process.
The successful intern will be very well placed to progress rapidly through his or her career in Ryanair. Applicants who meet the Pilot Cadet Recruitment criteria shall, as a former member of the ATO team, be recommended to CAE for a self-funded type rating course. Additionally an intern who progresses through the First Officer role and subsequently meets the criteria to apply for SFI (Instructor) positions would be expected to compete successfully for a F/O SFI appointment in the ATO.
2.Flight Operations opportunities:
Internal career opportunities exist within Ryanair Flight Operations in a number of disciplines. Working as part of a team, the ATO intern is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate to gain experience in one of the world's largest Airline Training departments and Europe's largest Airline.
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Business Analyst - Flight Operations And System Operations
: Business Analyst works closely with the business and technical teams and is a major contributor to the requirements specification deliverable, writes the business and functional requirements. This person understands business and ensures that there is integration between business and technology.
Performs feasibility analysis, scopes projects, and works with the project management team to prioritizes deliverables and negotiate product functionalities. The BA understands development processes – SDLC – and is very analytical with problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to help identify, communicate and resolve issues.
Performs feasibility analysis, scopes projects, and works with the project management team to prioritizes deliverables, and negotiate product functionalities
Partners with development and analytic teams to brainstorm solutions and provide reporting on software solutions
Creates detailed Business Requirement Document (BRD) and process flows and translates them into functional specifications
Provides analytic support by coordinating data extraction from various databases and data interpretation
Ability to toggle between process centric environment but can also operate in a nimble responsive fashion
Performs product research and vendor management
Participates in Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and Functionality Testing
Ability to create prototypes and facilitate review sessions with stakeholders
Bachelor's Degree in Business or IT or equivalent work experience
3+ years of experience working as a Functional, Data or Business Analyst
Experience in Access, Excel(Advanced), Visio, and MS Project
Experience with customer interfacing – project oversight, customer presentation
SQL Server 2005/2008 experience – T-SQL, Tables, Views
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Aviation/Transportation experience preferred
Strong ability to handle multiple challenges at once
Works well individually and in group settings
Flight Operations Graduate Programme
Ryanair is Europe's favourite airline, operating more than 2,000 daily flights from 87 bases, connecting over 200 destinations in 33 countries and operating a fleet of more than 400 new Boeing 737-800 aircraft. In 2017/18 we will carry 129m passengers and will fly 200m by 2024.
Due to our continued growth, our Operations Control Centre are recruiting a Flight Operations Graduate to be located at our offices at Airside Business Park, Swords. Within this programme you'll gain fast-track experience of working across all parts our Operation Control Centre and will be part of a strong team delivering industry leading performance and punctuality. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and proactive individual to hit the ground running and kick start their career.
The successful candidate will undergo an intensive training programme within Ryanair's Flight Operations Control Centre covering multiple areas including Ground Operations Control, Crew Control and Flight planning as a Graduate Operations Officer.
Duties will include:
Central point of contact and direction to all airports on the Ryanair network
Monitoring of flight movements and flight planning
Tracking and analysis of crew flight duties
Punctuality analysis to deliver improvements in On-Time-Performance
Developing and implementing solutions to day to day operational problems
Preparation of operational data driven reports
Assisting with the development of efficient, cost effective solutions to operational disruptions
A 2:1 degree with a strong work ethic
Strong analytical ability to drive efficiency, quality and continuous improvements
Ability to work in a pressurised and fast paced environment
Strong organisational skills
Strong interpersonal skills
The ability to work on own initiative
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
The ability to work under tight deadlines effectively and efficiently
PC Skills (Word, Excel, Power point etc)
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Operations Managers - Flight Ops/Inflight
Ryanair is Europe's favourite airline, carrying over 130m p.a. on more than 2,100 daily flights from 87 bases, a fleet of 402 Boeing 737 aircraft, with a further 350 Boeing 737's on order, which will enable Ryanair to lower fares and grow traffic to 200m p.a. by FY24. Ryanair has a team of more than 14,000 highly skilled aviation professionals delivering Europe's No.1 on-time performance, and has an industry leading 31-year safety record.
Due to our continued growth we are currently looking to recruit Four New Flight Operations Bases Managers to be based at our Global Headquarters in Swords, Co Dublin, Ireland.
As an Operations Manager your primary role will be to act as a point of contact to Pilots/Cabin Crew and ensure that all Pilot/Cabin Crew queries are managed in a timely and professional manner. You will offer a best in class service to ensure that our Pilots/Cabin Crew are operating as efficiently as possible. You will gain experience in a wide range of flight operations activities. We look for people who are keen to learn and quick to adapt. People who can get stuck into small tasks, but aren't afraid to take on the really big ones.
This is an exciting way to gain a thorough grounding in Ryanair's flight operations department and will equip you with skills which can to take you into other parts of the airline.
We want to hire people who;
Have exceptional people skills.
Top draw man management experience, whether operationally or from a HR perspective – you know how to marshal the troops!
Come from an operational, commercial, logistics, HR or Military background.
4-7 years' experience
Ability to make a difference and ensure that our Pilots/Cabin Crews focus is on operations.
Work with Base Captains/Base Managers to ensure compliance with Ryanair's policies and procedures
Manage day to day operational issues
Streamline procedures to assure continued efficiency for pilots/Cabin Crew and management.
Respond to any Pilot/Cabin Crew query within a timely manner and offer a best in class service.
Manage base requests and allocations.
Manage the relationship with 3rd party agencies.
Measure efficiency and report weekly on key performance indicators
Identify and resolve local and / or individual pilot issues etc.
Liaise with managers from different departments as required
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Intern - Flight Operations - FOX Training (Fall 2018)
FOX Training (Fall 2018)
Req #: DEN00002893-KB
Location: Denver, COUS
- MBA & Undergrad
TOMAS Training Optimization Management and AQP Systems Fall 2018: August 27th
December 14th, 2018
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
The Internship is paid and is inclusive of travel privileges
The TOMAS intern will be an integral member of the FOX software testing, training and implementation team to enhance the flight training scheduling system, gaining valuable work experience in the commercial air carrier environment. During the internship, the student will be assigned to individual user groups to assist in the implementation phase of the FOX software.
FOX Software testing, enhancement and defect management
Check for bugs and cite user concerns
Training and user guide documentation
Reporting and presentations
Work with each user group to assist in implementation phase of software
Must be a current student pursuing a Bachelor's degree in aeronautical science or related field
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA required
Private Pilot License preferred
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required
Familiar with web-based applications, iPad (Apple iOS) preferred
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Supervisor Flight Operations - 2Nd Shift
The Flight Operations Supervisor provides daily supervision and direction to Flight Operations direct labor work force.
Provides daily work assignments for all Flight Operations Union covered employees.
Responsible for meeting daily customer and schedule commitments for the Flight Operations environment.
Supervise and monitor the Flight Operations environment to ensure a safe and hazard free work place.
Meets all goals which support deliverables including Safety, Quality, Schedules and Costs associated with Flight Operations.
Bachelor's degree in Aviation related discipline or Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace,or Systems Engineering. In lieu of degree a minimum of 8 years directly related work experience will be considered.
A&P License required.
At least 1 year direct supervisory experience over hourly employees preferred.
Certification as a Continuous Improvement Leader, Six Sigma Certification, or Lean Expert through a recognized program highly desired.
Successful applicant must have excellent oral and written communications skills, be goal-oriented, data driven, with strong sense of urgency.
Proven success in leading team through a continuous improvement environment is a must.
Successful applicant should be creative, entrepreneurial, and an empowering team leader.
Experimental Flight Operations preferred
Manager Maintenance Flight Operations
The Bell Flight Research Center (FRC) is the organization charged with the conduct of experimental and engineering flight test activities in support of the company's strategic priorities and programs. The FRC Maintenance Manager is responsible for the service, repair and overall maintenance of the FRC experimental and support aircraft to ensure all assets are safe for flight and able to support the strategic priorities of the company. Aircraft will include a large variety of Bell products from certified support aircraft to one-of-a-kind experimental systems. The FRC Maintenance Manager leads the day-to-day maintenance activities of asset management, parts ordering, maintenance scheduling and budget management.
Provide daily leadership to maintenance team to include front line supervisors, aircraft coordinators, quality department, mechanics, electricians, and logistics personnel to assure operational excellence.
Manages the service, repair, and overall maintenance of experimental and support aircraft and aircraft engines to verify aircrafts are safe for flight.
Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance to support program objectives.
Ensures compliance to all FAA / TC maintenance regulations and requirements.
Ensures maintenance activities are completed on time and within budget.
Key advisor to the Director Flight Research regarding all aircraft maintenance activities.
Focused on continuous improvement to better meet customer requirements.
Develop processes and documentation to support operational activities.
Comply with company safety program and trainings.
Maintain a clean and safe work environment and properly care for the company equipment.
Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the local unions in accordance with the collective bargaining agreements.
Perform other duties as assigned or needed.
While performing the duties of FRC Maintenance Manager, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
Ability to work in outside weather conditions on a flight line/ramp around aircraft. Specific vision abilities required by this job include good close proximity vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Good hand / eye coordination is required.
The primary work environment is similar an office environment. However, the FRC Maintenance Manager must have the ability to conduct business in outside weather conditions, near moving machinery parts; on an active flight line; near vehicles and aircraft.
Bachelor's degree required - (Aviation or Engineering discipline desired)
10 years maintenance experience desired
5 years supervisory experience leading multifunctional teams
Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the aviation maintenance field
A&P license desired
Previous experience on Bell products desired
Valid Driver License
Familiarity with airport /flight line equipment
Computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office
Preferred experience in a unionized environment
Ability to be badged to work in secure areas of a flight line
Ability to work on call due from home with internet connection
Ability to communicate professionally in English, both verbally and written
Ability to travel on a periodic basis
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