Aviation Careers – Coordinator Flight Ops at AAR Corp

Job Title:   Coordinator Flight Ops -OCONUS  (US Citizen)
Organisation: AAR Corp
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
About US:
AAR Corp. is an aviation
support company. Founded in 1951, AAR provides a broad range of products and
services to the aerospace and government/defense industries, with a nearly even
split between them. Engineering and manufacturing products account for
approximately a third of AAR’s business and aftermarket support services the
remaining two-thirds.
Job Summary: The Coordinator
Flight Ops prepares, updates, maintains, and provides flight information to
flight crews and other operations and company personnel.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supports
    in coordinating day-to-day flight operations in accordance with all Federal
    and company regulations and requirements.
  • Actively
    participates in implementing company safety policy and departmental
    standards and procedures.
  • Regularly
    briefs flight crews on all aspects of flights.
  • Oversee
    international flight planning activities.
  • Keenly
    analyze and interpret a variety of weather reports, charts and forecasts.
  • Actively
    flight follows flights from departure through arrival. Monitors weather;
    communicates advisories to flight crews as necessary.
  • Coordinates
    specific flight crew requests in a timely and efficient manner; responds
    with options (when appropriate) to ensure the crews’ needs are met or
    exceeded.
  • Anticipates
    and proactively takes action to deal with future events, situations, and
    opportunities.
  • Effectively
    uses communication skills and tools to convey timely and accurate
    information to Flight Crews, Operations Management, Flight Operations
    Personnel and others as needed to produce safe, efficient and timely
    flight planning services. 
  • Works
    closely with internal and external customers, as well as peers and
    management, to provide safe and efficient airlift support services to
    flight crews and customers.
  • Proactively
    understands the customer’s (internal and external) needs and takes the
    initiatives to ensure those needs are met or exceeded.
  • Proactively
    understands the operational needs of the business and takes the initiative
    to ensure those needs are met or exceeded.
  • Render
    support in maintaining flight logs, flight records and operational files.
  • Maintains
    knowledge of crew member and aircraft locations.
  • As
    needed, helps to facilitate and communicate crew logistical arrangements.
  • Identifies
    ways to integrate process improvement and efficiencies for various job
    functions; communicates these improvement opportunities to management in a
    timely fashion.
  • Safeguard
    classified materials.
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a High School diploma or GED B.A./B.S. from an
    accredited college or university; or equivalent combination of education
    and experience.
  • Hold
    a Dispatcher license
  • At
    least one (1) year of aviation experience required, three years’
    preferred.
  • Previous
    operations experience in the military is an added advantage
  • Working
    knowledge of weather theory, charts, and reports.
  • Knowledge
    of Federal Aviation Regulations with an emphasis on Part 91 and 135.
  • Excellent
    communication skills; verbal and written.
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access,
    PowerPoint)
Core Competencies:
  • Focus
    on Results
    Able to plan
    and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal
    supervision; is accountable for own actions.
  • Communications
    Possess excellent verbal
    & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized
    verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens
    attentively to others and retains/processes information.
  • Teamwork
    Builds alliances,
    partnerships & collaboration with others including those different
    from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of
    team roles.
  • Strategic
    Planning & Decision-Making
    – Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges
    priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to
    meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate
    people.
  • Initiative
    & Innovation

    Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays
    up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative
    solutions & input when faced with challenges.
  • Interpersonal
    Relationships
    – Builds
    effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to
    work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in
    a professional manner.
  • Quality
    & Safety
    – Adheres to
    all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality
    work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.
  • Continuous
    Improvement –
    Examines
    personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for
    improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.
  • Training
    & Development

    Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity
    to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.
  • Integrity
    Committed to
    passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is
    trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are
    respected and valued.
Citizenship Status Requirement: U.S. citizenship required: Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S.
security clearance at the appropriate level
How to Apply:
If you desire to join the aviation
industry in the aforementioned capacity, please visit the web link below to
review requirements and Apply If deemed necessary.
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