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.
We elevate the world of logistics through passion and innovation.
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
Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
Short- & Long-Term Disability
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Parental Leave
Employee Wellness Program
Employee Recognition Programs
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Overtime, Differential, Trip & Bonus Pay
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