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Internship: Landrum & Brown

 

Landrum & Brown is actively seeking qualified candidates for a paid, full-time internship position in our Chicago Office to begin in August/September 2014. Those interested in an internship should be graduated from a Bachelor or Master Degree program by August 2014 with a specialization in aviation, environmental sciences, planning, management or related fields.


Primary job responsibilities will include involvement with all aspects of environmental planning and compliance including; sustainability planning, environmental as sessments, environmental impact studies, Part 150 noise compatibility studies, and technical aspects such as noise measurements, noise contours, GIS databases and mapping assistance for worldwide airports and regulatory entities. Potential job responsibilities
also include involvement with planning studies and analyses regarding airport facilities and operations, sustainability planning, financial planning, landside planning, gate management and allocation, and forecasting.

To apply, please e-mail a pdf
of your resume and cover letter to:


Drew Homyk
Consultant
E-mail: dhomyk@landrum-brown.com
By Friday, August 8, 2014

Undergraduate Research Assistant - WMU College of Aviation

 

https://wmich.experience.com/stu/public_job_profile?job_hnd=32674838#.U86_uDFHHBQ

 

This is a grant funded program that works with school age kids (2nd grade to 7th grade) in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo schools. The after-school program will use hands-on activities to reinforce math, science, technology, arts and engineering learning through the use of aviation concepts and activities. The program targets disadvantaged kids, and emphasizes a pathway to higher education.

Pay - $10 per hour

Hours – approx. 10 per week

This is an 8 month commitment from September 2014 to the end of April 2015. Program hours will be from 2:30pm to 6:00pm Monday through Thursday. Assistants will need to be available for at least one day during the week, with priority given to those who can work more.

Requirements

-        Must be an enrolled undergraduate student

-  2.75 G.P.A. Minimum

-        Must be able to go through training to learn how to conduct hands-on activities

-        Must be able to pass a background check to work with minor age children

-        Must enjoy working with children ages 7-11

-        Must be able to communicate clearly

-        Must be willing to lead activities and provide structure in a classroom

Desired

-        Interest in Aviation, Engineering, Technology and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) activities.

 

All work is staged out of the College of Aviation in Battle Creek. Applicants from all programs are welcome.

 

APPLY BY: August 1, 2014

 

Send Cover Letter and Resume by email to:

Beth M. Beaudin-Seiler, MPA

Research Associate, College of Aviation

beth.seiler@wmich.edu

Job Post: Dynamic Aviation - Pilots (No Hour Minimums - Multi-Engine Commercial Required)

 

Dynamic Aviation operates King Air 90’s and 200’s, as well de Havilland Dash 8’s. We perform special mission flying in niche markets all over the world to include survey flights, photography, oil-spill response, and more. We are currently recruiting individuals who possess a commercial multi-engine license, and at this time there are no minimum flight hour requirements.

 

Additional information regarding Dynamic Aviation can be found on our website, www.dynamicaviation.com. A list of our current pilot openings can also be found here:http://www.dynamicaviation.com/careers/current-openings/pilots/.

Job Post: Close Air Support Ltd. - Experienced Alumni (2+ Years)

 

Established Aviation Company seeks representative to fill this unique sales position. This is a professional position that includes developing new accounts, management of existing accounts, domestic/international travel, prospect calling and also involves sourcing of product from vendors for customer requirements. Successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and 2 years experience in sales. Strong people skills and an inquisitive mechanical aptitude are a must. Foreign language skills a plus. Individual must be of strong ethical, confident nature to solidify relationships of trust with loyal customers.

Compensation includes salary plus commissions, health plan, paid vacation and holidays and 401K profit sharing. Qualified candidates e-mail your resume totmorse@closeair.com

 

Our web site is www.closeair.com

Michigan Air National Guard: 2014 Undergraduate Remote Pilot Training (URT)

 

The 172nd Attack Squadron, a Michigan Air National Guard unit out of Battle Creek, Michigan, will be accepting applications for the 2014 Undergraduate Remote Pilot Training (URT) Board.  This board will select applicants to enter training to become pilots of the MQ-9 “Reaper” RPA (Remotely Piloted Aircraft). These are for part-time/traditional positions.

-       Applications are due by Sept 19th, 2014.

-       The interviews will be held Oct 18-19, 2014.

-       You must be no older than 28 years old at the time of interview.

-       You must enter into URT prior to turning 30.   

 

If interested please contact Capt Lucas Freudenburg or Capt Andre Sprauve at. DSN 580-3281/ COMM 269-969-3281, or  lucas.freudenburg@ang.af.mil  andre.sprauve@ang.af.mil for an application packet.  

Job Post: Williams Aerial and Mapping Inc.

 

NOW HIRING!  Accepting applications for fixed wing pilots for nationwide aerial survey projects.  Aircraft include Cessna T310’s, Piper Aztecs, and Cessna 182’s.  The schedules are flexible, but you must be willing to be on the road for 2-3 weeks at a time when scheduled. 

Minimum qualifications:  Multi-engine CPL with instrument rating and second class medical.  BT/BS, CFI preferred.  500 total time, preferred 50 multi. 

When applying, reference Western Michigan University College of Aviation. 

Aerial Imaging is recognized worldwide as a number one aerial survey company of choice. We are committed to providing the best quality, flexibility, customer service, and performance in the industry. Our goal is to build strong relationships, demand safety at all levels of operation, and continue to support the entrepreneurial spirit that has been the cornerstone of our company’s rich heritage.

 

For those interested and qualified, send all resumes and questions to dgourley@williamsaerial.com.  

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Delta Air Lines: Line Operations Internship

 

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ATTN (7/10/14): 

 Due to a miscommunication between departments, the application was closed after one week. This was an error, which currently being rectified.

 The application will be opening again either today or tomorrow, and will remain open until July 16th. Students who applied for the internship before July 2ndneed not apply again. I apologize for any confusion and stress this has caused. We hope to receive more applications, and hope that more students take the opportunity to apply.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE* *Approximately 2 months prior to the start of each semester

JOB SUMMARY: There are three Line Operations Internship positions available at the World Headquarters for Delta Air Lines in Atlanta, Georgia. This is a paid internship, including additional privileges such as standby travel anywhere in the Delta system while off duty. Each intern will be assigned individual duties; however, all three interns will be cross-trained and expected to work as a team to complete all tasks. Due to the large volume of hands-on projects, Delta’s Flight Operations interns will learn about the industry and gain valuable life experience in addition to the occasional job shadow opportunity. Most duties are Flight Operations (Pilot) based and are valuable to anyone with a long term goal of becoming an airline pilot.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS: An intern at Delta Air Lines will assist management with the coordination of travel arrangements, calendar organization, as well as coordinating with pilots about speaking engagements and career fairs. An intern will be required to maintain and update jumpseat approval letters, reviews and reports of unauthorized use of the jump-seat, and ensuring the jumpseat letters are distributed accordingly. An intern will also be required to work directly with the tech pilots and the NextGen Working group by assisting in any way or on any projects that need completing, including flying in the sim as necessary with the pilots to test procedures.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Intern candidates must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program with an aviation discipline, have a competitive GPA, and be in good academic standing with the University. An intern must possess excellent communication skills, be able to process complicated issues quickly, and maintain confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information and documents. Due to the technical nature of some projects, interns will be required to demonstrate a competency in technical skills to include but not limited to simulator tours, collect and analyze flight planning or operational information, read and summarize new regulations, and quickly learn or be able to relate to the advanced jet environment. It is preferred that a candidate is actively engaged in student or community groups, has at least a private pilot certificate, a better than average GPA, and due to the extensive computer and desk work environment, a strong demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Access, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required.

Apply online at www.delta.com

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ExpressJet Opportunities for Future Pilots

 

ExpressJet Opportunities for Future Pilots

University and Flight School Partnerships

ExpressJet partners with select universities and flight schools through our Airline Pilot Pathway Program, or AP3, to provide a clear pathway for students to a career as a pilot at ExpressJet. After being accepted into the program, students must complete the AP3’s highly structured and competitive requirements throughout their student career, serve as a flight instructor, then are offered a guaranteed interview or position as a first officer at ExpressJet, as well as a possible interview with Delta Air Lines later in their career.

Below are the universities and flight schools that ExpressJet partners with through our AP3 program. Click any title to go to the school’s website.

Graduates from the following schools are guaranteed a job with ExpressJet upon completion of the AP3 program requirements: 

Completion of the AP3 program at the following schools guarantees an interview with ExpressJet Airlines:

ExpressJet Pilot Internship Program

A paid internship with ExpressJet Airlines will not only enhance your studies, but also provide an educational experience that you can’t find in the classroom. As a pilot intern, you will gain valuable hands-on experience in a professional setting, while learning the ins and outs of an airline operation and expanding your industry knowledge. Check out more details below.

About
ExpressJet offers internships each semester, with potential to intern at any of our crew base locations, our company headquarters in Atlanta, Ga., or our training facilities in Houston, Texas. Our interns can contribute to projects in Flight Operations, Flight Training, Flight Standards, Pilot Recruiting, or Flight Safety, with the possibility of attending a ground school class or experiencing the flight simulator. Internships are paid,  provides exposure to many facets of the company and provides a full educational experience.

What we Look for in an Intern
We look for intern candidates who are eager to learn and grow in their aviation skills and knowledge. Below are some of the qualifications of a top intern candidate:

  • Must be enrolled at a four-year college or university
  • Juniors or seniors preferred, but students enrolled in master’s programs may also apply
  • Must have a commercial multi-engine certificate with an instrument rating
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information
  • Strong knowledge and application of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Internship Dates
Exact dates are determined by the student’s University semester. Each internship lasts for approximately 15 weeks.

  • Spring semester: January – May; Application due Oct. 1
  • Summer semester: May – August; Application due March 1
  • Fall semester: September – December; Application due July 15

How to Apply
If you’re interested in a paid pilot internship with ExpressJet, send a resume and cover letter to pilotrecruiting@expressjet.com and complete an online application at www.AirlineApps.com. There is no application fee if you only apply to ExpressJet. After submitting your application, contact your Aviation Career Services counselor, who will notify our intern program coordinator. Letters of recommendation from faculty are also encouraged.

Job Post: Eaton Corporation - Aircraft Maintenance (REVISED JUNE 30,2014)

 
Job ID:75100BR
Function:Flight Operations
Position Type:Full Time
Location:Cleveland, OH US
Relocation Provided:Yes (US/PR Only)
Travel Required:Up to 10 percent
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Eaton located in Richmond Heights, OH has an opening for an Aircraft Technician. The incumbent will provide maintenance support of Corporate Aircraft Fleet, Flight Operations facilities and equipment. 

Essential Functions: 
-Works within Eaton Flight Operations to maintain a culture of Safety with efficient procedures that support customer service. 
-Maintains, repairs, inspects, troubleshoots, services, tests, ground handles, fuels and cleans aircraft and system equipment. 
-Completes all required Aircraft maintenance records and returns aircraft to service after performing aircraft maintenance. 
-Maintains facility, ground support equipment (GSE) and fuel farm in a clean, safe, secure and functional manner. 
-Debriefs pilots after flight to determine discrepancies and status of aircraft. 
-Troubleshoots reported discrepancies, orders parts and performs appropriate aircraft repairs. 
-Tends to passengers, unplanned ground support, needs after normal hours. 
-Acts as company representative accompanying aircraft when they are away for maintenance or accepting new aircraft delivery. 
-Maintains thorough knowledge of aircraft and all associated systems to troubleshoot in the most time and cost efficient manner. 
-Consults with other Flight Department Technicians regarding any and all identified aircraft discrepancies or issues that have potential to negatively impact dispatch reliability, safety or operating budget. 
-Tracks scheduled Aircraft Maintenance in order to plan maintenance events with the Chief of maintenance and Flight Coordinator. 
-Maintains professional organization affiliations in order to keep current with industry trends, events and standards. 

Eaton is a power management company with 2013 sales of $22.0 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

 
Basic Qualifications: 
-Associate's degree from an accredited institution is required. 
-Current Airframe and Powerplant certificate – FAA issued. 
-Must be able to work in the United States without requiring company sponsorship. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
-Bachelor's degree in Aircraft Maintenance Management preferred.
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Job Post: CFI - Hillsboro Aviation

 
Airplane Flight Instructor
 
Job#: 250599
Positions: 1
Posted: 05/07/2014
Job Type: Flight Instruction
Location: Other
Department: School
Salary: Hourly
Benefits: No Benefits
Contact: Neal Baldwin
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Job Description
Are you looking for a fun place to work? Hillsboro Aviation is now hiring Airplane Flight Instructors.  We are the largest flight school in the Pacific Northwest and operate a large fleet of over 80 aircraft (including multi-engine piston and turbine aircraft).
To qualify for this position you must be an FAA certified airplane flight instructor (CFI). 200 hours of dual given and CFII / MEI are preferred qualifications. Previous teaching experience is desired.
Hillsboro Aviation offers a great working environment with lots of full-time professional pilot students. We have been in the flight training business for over 33 years and provide competitive wages, incentives and free simulator time for instructors. We also offer opportunities for our instructors to become approved pilots in our Part 135 operations in both piston and turbo-prop aircraft.
One of the many advantages of being a Hillsboro Aviation CFI is that locally-based Horizon Airlines utilizes our flight simulator for conducting all of their pilot interview flight evaluations. Horizon also has a direct hire relationship for graduates of Portland Community College/Hillsboro Aviation.  

To apply for this position you may use the online application process via this website by clicking the "Apply to this Job" button, or you may visit our websitewww.hillsboroaviation.com/page/employment

 Please do not call Hillsboro Aviation regarding the status of your application

 

 

About Hillsboro Aviation:

Headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon, Hillsboro Aviation has been in business since 1980. The company’s diverse operations include helicopter and airplane flight training, helicopter and airplane charter services, aircraft sales, maintenance, avionics services and aircraft parts sales. Its aircraft fleet includes over 90 aircraft ranging from Robinson R22s and turbine-powered Bell helicopters to single-engine piston and multi-engine turbine King Air airplanes. Hillsboro Aviation is one of the largest combined helicopter and airplane flight training schools in the U.S. and one of the largest combined helicopter and airplane charter operators in the northwestern U.S. The company is also the exclusive U.S. Independent Representative for Bell Helicopter and a dealer for Cessna and the Robinson Helicopter Company. To learn more about Hillsboro Aviation, visit www.hillsboroaviation.com.

Hillsboro Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F

This position will remain open until filled

 

 
 
 
Skills/Requirements
To qualify for this position you must be an FAA certified airplane flight instructor (CFI).  200 hours of dual given and CFII / MEI are preferred. 
 
We are an equal opportunity employer.
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