REPORTS TO: OPERATIONS CONTROL CENTRE SHIFT MANAGER
DIVISION: FLIGHT OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT - OPERATIONS CONTROL CENTRE
LOCATION: S A AIRLINK (PTY) LTD., TERMINAL B, 4 FLOOR, SOUTH WING, O R TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, JOHANNESBURG
A Flight Operations Officer (FOO) and the Pilot-in-Command (PIC) share responsibility for the acceptance/completion of the operational flight planning, (OFP) flight release and flight watch.
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
1. The minimum education requirement is a Grade 12 certificate or equivalent.
2. Must be in possession of a dispatch certificate or dispatch license.
3. Must have good communication in English skills.
4. Air law rules - and regulations relevant to a FOO, appropriate air traffic services
practices and procedures.
5. Aircraft general knowledge:
- Principles of operation of aeroplane power plants, systems and instruments;
- Operating limitations of aeroplanes and power plants; and
- Minimum equipment list.
6. Flight performance calculation, planning procedures and loading:
- Effects of loading and mass distribution on aircraft performance and flight characteristics; mass and balance calculations;
- Operational flight planning; fuel consumption and endurance calculations; alternate aerodrome selection procedures; en route cruise control; extended range operation;
- Preparation and filing of air traffic services flight plans; and
- Basic principles of computer-assisted planning systems;
7. Human performance - human performance relevant to dispatch duties
- Aeronautical meteorology; the movement of pressure systems; the structure of fronts, and the origin and characteristics of significant weather phenomena which affect take-off, en-route and landing conditions; and
- Interpretation and application of aeronautical meteorological reports, charts and forecasts; codes and abbreviations; use of, and procedures for obtaining, meteorological information;
9. Navigation - principles of air navigation with particular reference to instrument flight;
10. Operational procedures:
- Use of aeronautical documentation;
- Operational procedures for the carriage of freight and dangerous goods;
- Procedures relating to aircraft accidents and incidents;
- Emergency in-flight procedures; and
- Procedures relating to unlawful interference and sabotage of aircraft;
11. Principles of flight - principles of flight relating to the appropriate category of aircraft; and
12. Radio communication - procedures for communicating with aircraft and relevant ground stations.
13. Will attend training as and when required to do so.
1. Forecast and actual weather for each route to be flown and each airport to be used, including forecasts of weather phenomena that may affect the safety of flight, including adverse weather phenomena such as clear air turbulence, thunderstorms and low altitude wind shear.
2. The employee shall be accountable for ensuring operations are conducted in accordance with applicable regulations and standards of the Operator and within the confines of the AOC and relevant operational specifications
3. Responsible for the OHS in their area of responsibility and accountability reporting into this role.
4. Accountable for the management of safety risks and security threats to aircraft
1. Completion of the flight dispatch tasks of the Flight Release Officer.
2. Forecast and actual weather for each route to be flown and each airport to be used, including forecasts of weather phenomena that may affect the safety of flight, including adverse weather phenomena such as clear air turbulence, thunderstorms and low altitude wind shear.
3. Current reports or information on airport conditions and irregularities of navigation facilities that may affect the safety of the flight, including NOTAMs and where applicable, relevant operations bulletins affecting the proposed flight.
4. Maintenance status of the aeroplane.
5. A review of all the elements of the OFP.
6. Signing or otherwise acknowledging responsibility for preparation of the flight release, as approved in the OCS.
7. Monitoring the progress of each flight.
8. Issuing necessary information for the safety of the flight, including weather, navigation or aerodrome updates as may be required.
9. Coordinating with air traffic control in the event operational instructions to an aeroplane en route are required to be issued that would necessitate a change to the air traffic services flight plan.
10.Assisting the PIC in decision-making with respect to the continuation, diversion or termination of a flight, and
11.Following the procedures prescribed in section 5 of this TS during the progress of an emergency.
12.Produce Daily Delay Operational Summary Report.
13.File after flight documentation as per SACAA Regulations.
14.Responsibilities must be carried out in accordance with Company Standards as laid out in the manuals of procedure, and Occupational Health and Safety Standards.
15.Will assist with any additional tasks within the contexts of the job description.
CV FOR THE ATTENTION OF: NEWBY VAN ECK
ONLY REFERENCE NUMBER TO BE QUOTED AS SUBJECT: FOO - OCC – 0318
APPLICATIONS TO BE EMAILED TO: email@example.com
APPLICATIONS MUST REACH US NO LATER THAN: Tuesday, 27 March 2018
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PERMANENT EMPLOYEES OF THE S A AIRLINK GROUP OF COMPANIES WILL BE CONSIDERED IN THE FIRST INSTANCE. THEREAFTER EXTERNAL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
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