Instructor/Auditor, Ground Operations/GSC

Position: Instructor/Auditor, Ground Operations/GSC Base Pay:
Employee Type: Full-Time Leads Others:
Required Education: High School Diploma/GED Required Experience: 5  Years
Travel Required: Yes Position Close Date: When Filled

Location: Wilmington, OH

What you will do:
The Instructor/Auditor Ground Ops/GSC will provide subject matter expertise, research, and development of FAA and TSA compliant methods and procedures for cargo airline ground operations including:  air cargo build-up, restraint, and loading; dangerous goods air acceptance and handling; aircraft weight & balance calculation; aircraft loading and ground handling;  cargo and aircraft security; as well as operational safety and Safety Management System (SMS) processes.  Provide classroom and on-the-job technical and regulatory training of ground operations cargo and aircraft ground handling processes performed by airline employees and contract service providers.  Perform Professional Loadmaster duties, flying onboard company aircraft in support of worldwide air cargo charter contracts, and managing the safe and secure provision of cargo and aircraft ground handling measures and services for those flights. Administer & schedule PLM program.  Communicate and coordinate ground operations technical, safety, security, and regulatory matters with airline management and staff, regulatory agents and inspectors, customer and contractor staff, and Professional Loadmaster staff.  Conduct SMS Safety Assurance auditing and Safety Risk Management of ground operations processes and services provided by airline employees and contractors.  Perform other duties as necessary.

What you need:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Five (5) years of experience in aviation cargo operations
  • Current FAA (14 CFR) Aircraft Weight & Balance (Loadplanner/Loadmaster) Certification, or ability to recertify upon employment
  • Current FAA (49 CFR) Dangerous Goods Inspector Certification, or ability to recertify upon employment
  • Ability to obtain and maintain TSA Security Threat Assessment and/or airport SIDA credential
  • Knowledge of aircraft weight & balance calculation methods and tools
  • Knowledge of FAR/ICAO/IATA regulations governing carriage of cargo, acceptance of dangerous goods for air transport, aircraft loading, aircraft ground handling, and cargo and aircraft safety measures
  • Knowledge of cargo and aircraft security regulations and measures
  • Valid driver's license
  • Valid US passport
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of time

Preferred Skills:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree
  • Previous experience conducting audits, evaluations, or other safety assurance measures
  • Previous experience as instructor or trainer
  • Knowledge or experience with IOSA audits
  • Knowledge or experience with ICAO or FAA Safety Management Systems rules and processes