Flight Follower Jobs in Belleville, MI at USA Jet Airlines

Title: Flight Follower

Company: USA Jet Airlines

Location: Belleville, MI

Logistics Solutions at Jet Speed

Since 1994, USA Jet Airlines has provided premium, on-demand air cargo transportation services to the North American manufacturing industry. Servicing as an integral part of the Ascent Global Logistics Network, USA Jet routinely provides the time-critical airlift necessary to reinforce the supply chains of customers such as Ford, General Motors and Tesla. With decades of diverse experience in domestic and international cargo transportation, USA Jet is a proven leader in the air cargo industry.

Our Purpose

We elevate the world of logistics through passion and innovation.

Our Mission

We want to do more things and provide more solutions for more customers in more places around the globe with lower operating risk and flawless execution.

What You’ll Do

The Flight Follower/Dispatcher – will be responsible for controlling all aircraft operations under direct authority of the Director of Operations to assure the highest level of efficiency, safety, and customer service. In the absence of the Chief Dispatcher/Assistant Chief Dispatcher, he or she will exercise the functions of operational control of all flight operations and immediately advise the Director of Operations of any possible variances in the General Operations Manual, FAR’s or normal operations.

Schedule, assign and control all aircraft utilization.

Coordinate all maintenance problems with Maintenance Department.

Schedule crews to assure proper equipment coverage, utilization and time control within established policies and applicable regulations.

Execute flight release as required with the pilot-in-command in accordance with all applicable rules and regulations.

Maintain constant vigilance of restrictive meteorological conditions as they apply to company operations and advise all departments of recommended course of action as conditions dictate.

Track all aircraft and crew status.

Report and record all irregularities, which involve safety or emergency measures as specified in the Flight Following Manual.

Maintain an accurate log of all irregularities associated with Flight Operations.

Render such action as necessary to provide assistance to customer’s critical needs in accordance with existing policy and agreements.

Collect, disseminate and distribute through coordination channels all information regarding Operational Control problems, which require immediate attention. Expedite follow-up action as required to resolve such problems.

Maintain current knowledge and understanding of all Operating Manuals and regulatory requirements pertinent to areas of responsibility and authority.
Ensure all regulatory procedures are in accordance with the Flight Following Manual.
Other duties may be assigned.

What You’ll Bring

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

FAR 121 Dispatch Certificate required

Experience in both 135 and 121 flight following departments is preferred

Knowledge of all applicable regulatory requirements

Solid communications skills – both verbal and written

Ability to read, write and speak English fluently

Ability to work effectively in a team as well as independently

Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve issues

Capability to creatively solve problems

Must be able to think and react quickly with a sense of urgency to time-sensitive problem situations.

Must be able to remain calm during adverse conditions.

Computer software knowledge of key Microsoft Office platforms including Microsoft Word and Excel preferred

Basic geography knowledge preferred. Applicants should understand the locations of US States and Canadian Provinces – including major cities thereof

Successfully candidates must pass an initial, and random, Drug and Alcohol screening process as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and a fingerprint based Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) and/or Security Threat Assessment (STA) as required by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

Ascent’s Competitive Benefits

401(k) and employer matching

Life Insurance

Health, Dental, Vision Insurance

Short- & Long-Term Disability

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Employee Assistance Program

Paid Parental Leave

Employee Wellness Program

Paid Holidays

Employee Recognition Programs

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Tuition Reimbursement

Health Savings Account (HSA)

Overtime, Differential, Trip & Bonus Pay

Additional Considerations

Employment is not contingent upon COVID-19 vaccination status

May be required to work near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions

Noise level may be moderate to loud when aircraft is taxiing in the area

Proposed Hourly Base Pay: $25.00

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 80 MB.

About USA Jet Airlines