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Aviation Outlook Day 2014 - April 4, 2014

 
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Late Additions:
  • Continental Motors Inc.
  • L-3 Communications
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Job Post: CFI - SR-20/22

 
Cirrus SR20/22 aircraft jobs (5) 
  Job Title
Position
Job Location
Updated On
  Flight Instructor
Flight Instructor
  Duluth, Minnesota
Mar 08, 2014
 
  Cirrus Flight Instructor
Flight Instructor
  Sugar Land, Texas
Dec 30, 2013
 
  Garmin G1000 Flight Instructor
Flight Instructor
  Sugar Land, Texas
Dec 30, 2013
 
  Cirrus Flight Instructor
Flight Instructor
  San Diego, California
Nov 19, 2013
 
  Certified Flight Instructor
Flight Instructor
  Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Jul 20, 2013
 

CFI Postings.

Job: Aperture Aviation

 

Aperture Aviation is a San José, California-based company that specializes in the capture of high-quality aerial imagery throughout the United States. We operate a fleet of Cessna 206 aircraft nationwide and year-round.

 

Our mission is to provide the highest quality aerial photography and to become the premier aerial photography operation in the United States, while surpassing industry best practices and conducting operations in accordance with the highest standards of safety practicable. Aperture Aviation is dedicated to providing highly professional flight operations. Safety will always be our first priority, and we will be persistent in continuously demonstrating high safety consciousness in our daily flight operations.

Aperture Aviation has implemented the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO). We also have a Safety Management System (SMS), and support and encourage our employees to contribute to our safety culture.

 

Our requirements for the Line Pilot position are:

  • FAA Commercial Pilot certificate with airplane, single-engine land and instrument airplane ratings
  • CFI preferred
  • Flight experience:
    • Total time: 800 hours preferred (500 hours minimum)
    • Pilot-in-command: 400 hours
    • Instrument (actual or simulated): 50 hours (Must be Instrument current and proficient)
    • Previous 12 months: 120 hours
    • Garmin G600/G530/G430 experience preferred
    • 20 hours Cessna 206 preferred
    • Current First Class Medical
    • Pilots must live within 2 hours drive time of San Jose or be willing to re-locate
    • A bachelor's degree (BA, BS). CFI/CFII with a minimum of 200 hours dual given will be accepted in lieu of this requirement.
    • Legal and authorized to work for all employers in the United States.
    • Must sign 6 month commitment

 

Pilot employees are subject to criminal background and records checks, certificate verification, and driving records checks, as well as pre-employment and random drug testing.

 

Aperture Aviation flight crews are scheduled 8 days on, 6 days off. Two pilots are crewed per aircraft.

 

If your experience meets our requirements, please e-mail a resume and cover letter to resumes@apertureaviation.com. We look forward to hearing from you!


Internship: WMU Fleet Maintenance

 

WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

College of Aviation

Fleet Maintenance Mechanic Internship

Job Title: Aircraft Fleet Maintenance Student Intern
Hours: Based on availability & class schedule


Pay: Hourly rate (TBD)


Duration:16 weeks during Summer or Fall semesters


Major Duties (but not limited to):Assist fleet mechanics
with scheduled and non-scheduled inspection and repair of flight training aircraft.
Assist aircraft maintenance managers and supervisors in all realms of maintenance
shop organization.


Minimum Qualifications: Junior status or higher pursuing a degree in Aviation Maintenance with
the intention of obtaining an Airframe & Powerplant license.
Must be eligible for student employment at WMU throughout internship term.
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,and PowerPoint).


Application Period:March 20–March 26, 2014


How to Apply: Email resume with cover letter to
Jonathan Dennis
Lead Mechanic for WMU’s College of Aviation.
Call 964-7318 with any questions.
Email addresses: j.dennis@wmich.edu

Job Post: Hinman Company - Aviation Scheduler and Dispatcher

 

 

 

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Job Details

Job Title: 

Aviation Scheduler and Dispatcher

 

 

Description: 

Job Description:

This is a newly created position, and  job duties will include, but are not

limited to:

-Schedule and confirm travel arrangements for crews and passengers

-Greet passengers upon arrival and departure

-Concierge services for passengers

-Order and prepare catering requests

-Assist pilots with flight planning and logistics

-Coordinate aircraft cleaning

-Purchase and Stock aircraft with supplies

-Assist with accounting and billing

-Other miscellaneous tasks related with operating a corporate flight

department

 

The employee will work 25-40 hours per week, and full time employment may be

available.

Pay will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

 

Interested applicants can apply by sending a resume to

NateB@hinmancompany.com

 

 

Opportunity Type: 

Job

 

 

Contact: 

Nate Bowes

 

 

Status: 

Full-time

 

 

Job Classification: 

Full Time

 

 

Job Locations: 

Portage, Michigan

 

 

Job Function: 

Management

 

 

Compensation Type: 

Paid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Post: Pratt and Whitney (3 Jobs), Battle Creek, MI Location

 
The Pratt and Whitney operation in Battle Creek, MI is looking for three candidates and will be holding interviews today through Thursday.  This is a very quick turn around, but they are very eager to higher for this growing operation.  The three positions are:
  • Parts Administrator - seeking a motivated, customer service focused individual, responsible for parts inventory, ordering, and management.  This is a great opportunity for a senior in the Management and Operations curriculum
  • Airframe and Powerplant  Technician - two openings available, looking for a senior in the Aviation Maintenance Technology curriculum.

These positions are available immediately, so the company is looking for a student who will be graduating at the end of this semester.  They are also seeking a candidate who displays a positive attitude, has the ability to think outside of the box, is flexible with their work assignment, open to travel, and adaptable.  Prior military service is a plus.

 

If you are interested, you need to submit your application IMMEDIATELY. 


The hiring manager is looking to hold interviews today, Wednesday, and Thursday.  Due to the quick turn around time, he is only looking for a resume.   The company will do a quick pre-interview screening prior to the interview.  Mr. Jarrett is flexible with his interview times and is willing to do them as needed: during the day, evening, etc.

 

Here is the contact information:

Terry Jarrett

Pratt and Whitney

304-677-1958

terry.jarrett@pwc.ca

Internship: Delta Air Lines

 

DELTA AIR LINES: LINE OPERATIONS INTERNSHIP

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

2013 Intern - Alex Anderegg

   For additional information about the expereience feel free to contact Alex Anderegg at alex.c.anderegg@wmich.edu. 

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

Careers/College Programs/ Search/ Intern- Line Operations

Internship: MASCO Flight Operations

 

Flight Operations Internship

May 12-August 1, 2014

Have you considered a career in Corporate Aviation? Here is your chance to spend 12 weeks working for a Fortune 500 corporate flight department.  Masco is offering a paid internship position for a selected individual who wishes to further their knowledge of this exciting career path.

Immerse yourself in the culture and teamwork of Masco as you witness the inner workings of our flight department in several functional areas including flight operations, maintenance, and department administration. Spend quality time networking with, interviewing, and job shadowing key personnel. Gain additional perspective and insight as you work on various projects and complete daily tasks related to the operation of the department.  Additionally, you will be given the opportunity to ride along in the flight deck “jump-seat”, which will provide you with a first-hand look at many aspects of business aviation. 

Requirements:

o Minimum GPA of 3.0

o Junior or Senior status enrolled in Aviation Flight Science or Aviation Management & Operations

o Provide an essay describing your goals and why you believe this opportunity would be mutually beneficial to you and Masco

o Provide one (or more) current letter(s) of recommendation from a faculty member or administrator of the College of Aviation

o Provide your essay, letters of recommendation, and resume to Tom Thinnes by March 28, 2014

o Offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen


Job: Skill Aviation

 

CFI - Skill Aviation

We are looking for (4) full time CFIs (CFII is preferred but not required to apply).

Skill Aviation is located in Waukegan, IL (between Chicago and Milwaukee).

Salary is competitive, and depends on experience.

Skill Aviation offers the best flight training the industry has to offer. We have been awarded a spot on the AOPA Flight Training Excellence Awards Honor Roll, a title given to high scoring flight schools from AOPA’s flight training poll. Skill Aviation is one of only three honored within a hundred miles from Chicago.

Skill Aviation is an FAA certificated part 141 pilot school committed to structured, disciplined, and standardized flight training. Our instructors are professional aviators and educators who go through regular rigorous recurrent training. Among our dedicated staff of flight instructors is an FAA designated pilot examiners, an AME (airman medical examiner), and five ATP rated aviators. Our fleet is top notch, state-of-the-art, and impeccably maintained. We employ training methods embraced by airlines, corporate, and military training organizations. We have first class facilities and 21st century technology using cutting edge training tools. We have quality control in our training. Our customer service is second to none. We care about our students and desire to see them emerge from their training as safe and competent pilots.

Send resumes to Skip Goss, skip.goss@skillaviation.com

Visit our website for more information: www.skillaviation.com

Job: Capital Region Airport Authority

 
Operations Officer
(1 position available)
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Education:
Associates Degree or college coursework in a related curriculum.
Experience:
Prior experience in airport operations as an Airport Operations Officer or equivalent.
Other Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a valid Michigan Driver’s License.
Ability to pass a criminal history background check and maintain eligibility for a security access badge in
accordance with the Airport Security Plan.
Must be available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
Accordingly, work schedule will vary depending on
department requirements, but will include shift work, weekends, and holidays.

COMPENSATION
Hourly rate is $15.17/hour ($31,553.60 annua
lly) with a comprehensive benefit package.
THE POSITION
GENERAL SUMMARY
Under the supervision of the Director of Operations (in
conjunction with the Chief of Public Safety) and Security
Administrator, the Operations Officer is responsible for
the operation of the Airport Operations Area or Airport
Operations Center during his/her assigned shift. Tasks in
cluded in this position include, but are not limited to,
monitoring of airport security equipment, general dispat
ch duties, monitoring of airport airfield activities,
conducting airfield inspections, and security patrols.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1.Communicates effectively and prepares written reports and records information using computer systems.
2.Reads regulations and complex documents.
3.Analyzes data from a variety of sources and makes decisions accordingly.
4.Handles all departmental telephone and radio traffic.  Dispatches Public Safety personnel appropriately.
5.Maintains the departmental daily log and other departmental records as required.
6.Monitors the computerized access control system.  Acknowledges alarms, sends commands, and dispatches
officers as needed.
7.Inputs data for badging files produces and issues badges, modifies computer files as needed.
8.Maintains records of surfaces and areas within the Air Operations Area as required by FAR Part 139.
9.Reports conditions to appropriate persons and agencies.
10.Performs general clerical duties including the maintenance of departmental files and paperwork.
11.Monitors any security or fire alarm equipment within the Airport Operations Center.
12.Provides information and assistance to the general public and other agencies, engages in public relations
functions.
13.Attends training as directed by the Operations Manager or Chief of Public Safety.
14.Performs other duties as directed by the Operations Manager, Security Administrator, and/or Chief of Public
Safety.
OTHER FUNCTIONS
This list may not be inclusive of the total scope of the job functions to be performed. Duties and responsibilities may be adde
d, deleted, or modified at
any time.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit in PDF format or Word document a cover letter and resume to Anne Figueroa, Capital Region Airport
Authority, at hr@craa.com.
Filing Deadline: 4:00 p.m., Thursday March 13, 2014
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