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Job: CFI/ CFII La Porte Aviation Services

 

Certified Flight Instructor - La Porte Aviation Services

$16/ Hour

E-mail John Landwerlen with Cover Letter and Resume to john@flylpas.com.

Internship: La Porte Aviation Services

 

La Porte Aviation Services

Maintenance Internship

Internship would be for prospective maintenance students or active maintenance students.

Depending on the applicant it could be a paid position. 

 

E-mail John Landwerlen with Cover Letter and Resume to john@flylpas.com.

Internships: Bombardier

 

http://jobs.bombardier.com/search?q=summer+internships&startrow=1&utm_source=CSSearchWidget

Summer internships at Bombardier!

Job Postings: Hartzell

 

Hartzell is Hiring: Join our team and create the future of aviation!

The Hartzell team is looking to add three new members. We are currently hiring a highly skilled Propeller Mechanical EngineerTechnical Writer, and a Composite Quality Engineer.

Hartzell Propeller is one of the most storied firms in aviation. Our history goes back generations, and is tied to some of the greatest moments in the history of flight. Engineers and technologists make up a large portion of our staff, and their work is a testament to our commitment to innovation. Hartzell released the world’s first composite propeller over 50 years ago, and we are now the world leader in composite propeller technology.

Details on the positions being filled are below. As with all employment opportunities at Hartzell, flying experience and an interest in flying is a plus. Hartzell is an EEO/AA E-Verify Employer.

Propeller Mechanical Engineer,  Engineering Team.

This is a full position responsible for the design and direct installation of mechanical, hydro-mechanical and or electro-mechanical products for propellers.

Education/Experience Requirements- BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree.  Experience with SolidWorks modeling software desired. For more information on this position or to apply please visit our careers page.

Technical Writer,  Technical Publications Group.

This is a full time position responsible for communicating/interacting with other departments to develop, write, and edit material for HPI internal and external technical publications.

Education/Experience Requirements- Associate Degree or equivalent study with focus on technical writing or minimum of one to two years technical writing experience in a manufacturing environment. For more information on this position or to apply please visit our careers page.

Hands-on Composite Quality Engineer, Composite Operations.

This is a full time position responsible for ensuring that the quality of the product meets customer expectations as well as identifying opportunities for product and process improvement.

Education/Experience Requirements-  BS in Quality or Manufacturing Engineering preferred; a minimum of five years of relevant experience. Composite experience is required. For more information on this position or to apply please visit our careers page.

 

 

- See more at: http://hartzellprop.com/hartzell-hiring-join-team-create-future-aviation/#sthash.ug68j5v0.dpuf

Job Post: Air Eagle, LLC.

 

Position:                      General Manager/Chief Pilot

Division:                      Air Eagle, LLC.

Location:                     Detroit, MI                             

Employment type:      Full time/Salaried

Reports to:                  President of Air Eagle

 

Background:  Since 1996 Air Eagle has been a corporate flight department based at Detroit City Airport.  Air Eagle focuses on safety, customer service, and strong family values.

 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • ·      Develop and institute department policies and procedures-including basic company policies, procedures and objectives-into departmental functions.
  • ·      Prepare annual operating budgets that include operating expenses, facilities, supplies, outside services, personnel, training, capital expenses, and reserves.
  • ·      Review current budget and expenditures with president and subordinates to ensure accuracy.
    • ·      Monitor an operating budget on a monthly, quarterly, and/or semiannual basis.
    • ·      Report deviations between estimated expenditures and actual costs to higher management with appropriate explanations according to company procedure.
    • ·      Develop department personnel to realize their full potential.
    • ·      Establish standards and limitations to ensure safe and efficient department operations.
    • ·      Ensure all current safety programs are carried out with precision.
    • ·      Make recommendations to correct/prevent identified safety issues.
    • ·      Monitors compliance with applicable safety standards (e.g. DOT, FAA, OSHA, EPA, ICAO).
    • ·      Strong knowledge of/and the ability to train on aviation related safety programs, risk management techniques and exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
    • ·      Instruct flight crews on the use of standard operating procedure (SOP) manual.
    • ·      .Develop and implement strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged crew.
    • ·      Fly trips as required.
    • ·      Ability to perform all roles within the flight department (e.g. line operations, and general facility maintenance).

 

 

Education / Skills / Relevant Experience:          

  • ·      FAA Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with Multi-Engine Land with English proficiency endorsement.
  • ·      Ability to hold an FAA First Class Medical Certificate.
  • ·      Valid State Driver’s License.
  • ·      Valid US Passport.
  • ·      FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit.
  • ·      5+ years managing a Part 91 Corporate Flight Department or equivalent experience.
  • ·      Minimum of 5,000 hours of flight time.
  • ·      International experience.
  • ·      Bachelor Degree in Aviation Management or Business Administration or equivalent experience.
  • ·      Extremely strong analytical, problem-solving skills and business acumen.
  • ·      Ability to identify risks before they arise and propose alternative action plans to mitigate any risks.
  • ·      Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong interpersonal skills.
  • ·      Outstanding relationship building skills and the desire to provide exceptional customer service.
  • ·      Utmost professionalism with ability to remain flexible under pressure.

 

 

Preferred additional skills/experience:

  • ·      Master Degree, preferred in Aviation Management, or Business Administration.
  • ·      HS-125 and/or B300 Type Rating.
  • ·      Certified Flight Instructor Certificate with Multi-Engine Instrument Airplane endorsement.
  • ·      Mechanics License with IA authority.

 

Internship: Masco Corporation (Aviation Department)

 

Masco Corporate Flight Department Maintenance Internship

Pay: $14.00/hour

Work Schedule:

(somewhat flexible) would be second shift, 20-30 per week. Internsip would run for 6 months, July thru December 2014.

 

Applications Due: Friday, May 9, 2014 to scott.w.warner@wmich.edu and terry.michmerhuizen@wmich.edu.

 

Cover Letter and Resume are required.  The top 2 candidites will be passed on to MASCO for final selections.

Internship: NBAA

 

Intern, Marketing & Member Services, Summer 2014

Updated Feb. 27, 2014

The NBAA intern position provides an undergraduate college student exposure to various aspects of working in a trade association. The intern will work predominantly with NBAA’s Marketing & Member Services Division, but may also be asked to complete projects for various other divisions (including Conventions and Forums, Government Affairs, Administration, and Communications) and performs administrative tasks related to division projects.

Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Participates in NBAA Customer Service Council.
  • Provides administrative support to the Marketing & Member Services Division
  • Prepares shipments for events, re-stocks items when the return shipment comes in, and maintains inventory counts of promotional items on an ongoing basis.
  • Assembles prospect kits and promotional bags for events.
  • Scans business card leads from events.
  • Assists in placing ads for Marketing & Member Services Division.
  • Manages individual Member plaque and certificate requests.
  • Notifies all winners from event drawings, assembles/sends out all prize packages and emails
  • Assists with weekly NBAA Update and monthly Exhibitor Update placement of marketing and member services announcements.
  • Sends out monthly reminders for Membership Facebook and Twitter placement.
  • Creates and maintains sample library for Membership acquisition, retention and engagement pieces.
  • Works on special projects for various divisions of NBAA.
  • Assists as needed with promotional copywriting for Marketing & Member Services and Communications Divisions.
  • Covers hearings as needed for the Government Affairs Division.
  • Provides administrative support for the Conventions and Forums Division to include coordination of award videos, ordering promotional items, tracking of meeting planner award program and filing paid invoices.
  • Mails Flying Safety Award Certificates and pins to the recipients.
  • Provides administrative support to the Accounting Department including scanning printed documents for archival and audit purposes.

Requirements include:

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited bachelor’s degree program or accredited graduate program
  • Experience with organizing projects effectively and successfully managing multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact well with co-workers.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team as well as independently.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Good decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Solid mastery of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Desired qualifications include:

  • Business aviation experience (through an internship or temporary employment) in a flight department or charter operation.

Download the full job description (40 KB, PDF)

Intern, Operations Division, Summer 2014

Updated Feb. 27, 2014

The Operations Division Intern position is designed to provide an undergraduate college student, with an interest in business aviation, exposure to various aspects of NBAA. The intern will assist subject matter experts with research activities on regulatory and technical issues related to the operation of business aircraft. The intern will also perform administrative tasks related to Operations Division projects.

Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Researches legislative, regulatory, technical and aviation information to assist in responding to Member inquires or creating new resources for the NBAA website.
  • Reviews NBAA website content for accuracy and makes suggestions for potential updates with direction from Operations Division staff.
  • Develops a Business Aviation presentation with assistance from Operations Division and Human Resources Department staff.
  • Reviews NBAA Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) program files to ensure they are in compliance with certain accreditation criteria.
  • Communicates with Members regarding their CAM credit and status.
  • Assists with development of marketing materials for NBAA Conferences and On Demand Education webinars.
  • Reviews certain publications that exist in a printed format and makes recommendations as to how the publication can be transferred to a web based product.
  • Provides administrative support to the Operations Department including scanning printed documents for archival purposes, drafting correspondence, updating the NBAA membership database.
  • Assists with special projects, including, but not limited to research and analysis of flight operations data, surveys of Members, analysis of legislative or regulatory proposals, and NBAA Committee projects/deliverables.

Requirements include:

  • Currently enrolled in four-year accredited bachelor’s degree program or recent graduate of four-year accredited bachelor’s degree program.
  • Experience with organizing projects effectively and successfully managing multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills including the ability to interact successfully with internal contacts.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team as well as independently.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Good decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Solid mastery of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Desired qualifications include:

  • Business aviation experience (through an internship or temporary employment) in a flight department or charter operation.
  • Minimum of FAA-certificated private pilot certificate, dispatcher’s license.
  • Aviation major.

Download the full job description (39 KB, PDF)

Job Post: Kalitta Air - Crew Scheduler

 

Crew Scheduler

 


 

 ALUMNI POST!

 Http://www.kalittaair.com/JobPostings.aspx

 

SUMMARY:

Has responsibility for a specific fleet of aircraft and schedulers during their shift. This responsibility includes but is not limited to ensuring all flights have legal crews assigned and notified of those assignments, respond to all operational changes effecting the assignment of crews, ensuring all crew ground and commercial air accommodations are confirmed and ensuring all required reports are sent.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reviewing with the opposite shift's counterpart all issues and all items requiring action before accepting the previous shift's log;
  • Ensure all crew members remain FAR and contractually legal for all assignments.
  • Ensuring pending notifications/open trips requiring immediate attention are addressed;
  • Reviewing pending and potential operational issues with the Duty Manager;
  • Conducting briefing meetings with crew scheduling personnel and Travel Coordinators daily;
  • Verifying and updating information contained on the plotter and in MISA;
  • Ensuring all open assignments for the next 72 hours are covered and entered into MISA;

 

Other duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This job is responsible for the crew schedulers on their shift.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Applicants must be prepared to work all shifts; including but not limited to nights, weekends, and holidays. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school graduate; some college and/or technical school desirable. Must have good working knowledge of world geography and flight operations. Must possess exceptional attention to detail and abstract problem solving capabilities. Experience in a airline operational control center is preferred.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, write and understand spoken and written English. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use a computer terminal, telephone and 10-key calculator. The employee is required to stand, walk, and climb/descend stairs.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job is in an office environment with heating and cooling. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

 

Http://www.kalittaair.com/JobPostings.aspx

Professional Aviation Corporate Flight Instructor Needed

 

Elite Aircraft Services, a Platinum Cirrus Training Center based in Raleigh, NC is looking to hire a CFI, CFII immediately!!!! 

Forbes Magazine recently ranked Raleigh-Durham as one of the best cities for business, to raise a family and for overall quality of life!  Industry is growing in the Southeast and that includes the general aviation market!  If you are ready to experience living in one of the top Fly Cirrus!  Learn at Western Michigan Universityrated and fastest growing cities in the Southeast, we have a place for you

To become our next pilot, we kindly ask that you have your CFII, 1000 hours of flying, 250 of it being dual (Cirrus time is highly preferred).

While our minimum request is for 1000 hours, we will entertain resumes on a case by case basis from pilots who feel that their flight experience makes them a great fit. This position entails a hybrid of corporate flying and flight instruction, so be prepared to wear many fun hats!

We are a Platinum Cirrus training center specializing in SR20, SR22, and SR22T models.  Elite provides aircraft management services for multiple Cirrus, twin engine piston and single engine turbo prop aircraft.  http://cirrusaircraft.com/

We hope to hear from you soon!

Please email resumes to jolene@flyeliteaircraft.com

www.flyeliteaircraft.com
 

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