Flight Safety Manager
Gulf Air Group •
Directly responsible for the development, implementation and management of flight related safety initiatives, activities and overall program to sustain Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 125 flight operations for each department (Pilot, Flight Engineer, Loadmaster, Flight Operations). This includes, but is not limited to Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) Part 125 (current) and regulatory requirements.Flight Safety Manager shall develop and implement key international regulatory pieces and best industry practices from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA); to include those related to International Standard for Business Aviation Operations (IS-BAO), Safety Management System (SMS), Crew Resource Management (CRM) and Fatigue Risk Management (FRM). Reports to the Director of Operations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Shall act as a resident expert on matter related to all aspects of flight safety.
- Responsible for identifying flight related hazards in all operations
- Shall ensure that all aviation safety program elements are monitored and carried out.
- Shall coordinate with Safety Program Manager to conduct and arrange ongoing aircrew safety training and new aircrew safety indoctrination.
- Shall make recommendations to correct/prevent identified flight safety issues.
- Act as liaison with safety organizations, formal and informal.
- Shall establish and monitor aviation accident/incident trends.
- Attend flight safety training and professional development.
- Must successfully complete and maintain all individual and unit level training.
- Shall coordinate Part 125 program developments with company Safety Program Manager to include periodic reports to management on program status and compliance.
- Shall develop a standard reporting methodology for accident/incident reporting, including a classification method tied to cost of damage, repair, and/or aircrew member injury.
- Maintain company travel and training requirements.
- Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending professional and educational workshops, establishing personal networks, reviewing publications.
- Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Operations.
Education and Licensing
- Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation or Safety related field: Master’s Degree preferred.
- Rated Pilot, Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certificate and Multi-Engine Instructor Rating (MEI) desired.
- Valid Driver’s License
- Must have experience in large turboprop operations and flight experience in a C-130/L-382G.
- Must be an experienced aviator with a minimum of 15 years’ experience or significant background in aerospace or aviation business management.
- Preferred candidates would have a background in SMS and IS-BAO.
- Planning, training, and scheduling experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Ability to effectively communication both verbally and in writing.
- Knowledge of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91, 121, 125, and 145 operations.
- Ability to coach, mentor and motivate personnel.
- Ability to multi-task various projects and meet deadlines.
- Must be skilled in the use of computer and wireless technology.
Working Conditions/Special Requirements
- Work is performed in an office and open (hangar) or outdoors environment.
- Must be able to travel and live overseas in austere environments for up to 60 days at a time.
- Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including, OSHA, EPA, FAA, State and Federal regulations.
- Ensure company security, safety, and policy and procedure compliance.
- Expected travel requirements: 15%
- Maintain all company travel and training requirements.
- Job announcement is not designed to cover all activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the position. Performs other duties as assigned.
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