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Flight Controller

The Flight Controller is responsible for the collecting, disseminating, and updating information via CharterEasy.com that is required to plan and conduct flights safely, including but not limited to information about enroute and terminal weather conditions, navigation, and airport facilities.

 

Authority:

Flight Controllers have the delegated authority, from the Director of Operations, to release Sky One Holdings, LLC flights in accordance with all applicable regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that no flight is released to a destination or via any airspace not authorized by Sky One Holdings, LLC Operating Specifications. [§119.5(j), Op Specs B050]
  • Ensures that each flight is monitored with respect to at least the following:
    • Departure of the flight from the place of origin and arrival at the place of destination, including intermediate stops and any diversions there from.
    • Maintenance and mechanical delays encountered at places of origin and destination and intermediate stops.
    • Any known conditions that may adversely affect the safety of flight.
  • The Flight Controller will have all general flight information flight plans, NOTAMS, INTAMS, weather, and any maintenance. This information should be made available to flight controller and crew scheduling personnel. Significant delays should be briefed in a timely manner.
  • Verify crew, route, airport, and special airports so that qualified crews are available for flights.
  • Provide flight crew with Trip Pack, weather information, trip briefings, fuel advisement and route briefings.
  • Obtaining for both passengers and flight crew any necessary permits or visas when flying into and out of foreign countries or working with appropriate vendor.
  • Coordinating with outside aircraft services handler for international flights as needed.
  • Coordinating aircraft handling, catering, and fueling with fixed based operators.
  • Submit APIS for all international trips and confirm NO Fly and Selectee Lists for all trips on aircraft with a maximum certificated takeoff weight of 12,500 lbs. or more.
  • Ensuring that aircraft schedules meet with any airport/airspace restrictions.
  • Knowing the FARs and Company policies to remain compliant with the same in all operations. Advise Crew of other information that may affect the safety of the flight ready for the crew to review in sufficient time for a briefing.
  • Ensure that the operator does not use any airport unless it is properly equipped and adequate for the proposed operation.
  • Verify the proper fuel loads for the flights under his watch, giving consideration to the relative cost of fuel at various FBOs. Fuel cost shall never compromise safety, either with respect to weights or reserves.
  • Issue the flight release for individual flights considering the above factors.
  • Request from Maintenance the status of all aircraft, including: inspections and routine maintenance requirements, and outstanding MELs that may affect the performance of Company aircraft. Obtain updates in the case of ongoing maintenance.
  • Verify crew, route, airport, and special airports so that qualified crews are available for flights.
  • Keep current in all aspects related to Operations Specifications, the content of the GOM, FCM, FSOM, AOM, and FARs.
  • Coordinate with other locations in order to facilitate the “on time” operation of planned flights.
  • Understand and be able to execute the procedures established in the Emergency Response Program (ERP).Continuously check the GOM, FCM, and FSOM for instructions and policies.
  • Ensure that the Flight Following communications are continuously monitored.
  • Assisting in development and maintaining security policies and procedures to ensure the safety of Sky One Holdings, LLC customers, employees, facilities and equipment and communication policies/procedures as needed to passengers.
  • Interfacing with flight crews to advise of passenger needs or requirements both in-flight and on the ground.
  • Completion of Risk Analysis if required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or technical school.
  • Basic understanding of aviation meteorology.
  • 1-3 years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • FAA aircraft dispatcher certificate and/or private pilot’s license is a plus!
  • Ability to work a rotating schedule to include weekends, holidays, nights, and on call shifts as needed.
  • Basic understanding of business aircrafts.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Previous experience using Microsoft Teams, Fuelerlinx, APG, and FltPlan.com.
  • Must present a team effort approach, attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

Send your resume to hr@privaira.com