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Crew Chief - Oakland International Airport (OAK)

Company: Corporate Flight Management
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
Contour Airlines - OAK - Oakland, CA

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
High School

Salary Range
$23.25 - $25.25 Hourly

Travel Percentage

Job Shift

Job Category
Customer Service


Contour is a long-established aviation services company with diverse capabilities including scheduled airline operations, Part 91/135 aircraft management, on- demand charter, an aircraft sales division, three Fixed-Base Operations, a FAR Part 145/EASA certified aircraft maintenance facility providing airframe maintenance, avionics installations/repairs, and component overhaul services, and a FAR 141 pilot and maintenance training operation. Our fleet of approximately 30 aircraft operate almost 20,000 flight segments annually and the company is now ranked as one of the ten largest Part 135 operators in the country.

At Contour, our core values are at the heart of everything that we do and every decision we make. Constant throughout all our lines of business is a commitment to integrity and safety. Our team members consistently display an attitude of excellence and the ability to think like a customer. We recognize that there is strength in unity and work together as a team to accomplish our ambitious goals.

Contour is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship, color, creed, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, pregnancy, genetics, veteran status, gender identity, or any other protected status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Contour's rapid growth has created exciting employment opportunities. We invite you to become part of the family.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Entry level management position.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operation to ensure compliance with customer service standards, Company standards, and regulatory standards.
  • Assist management with staffing to include, but limited to schedules, outages, vacations, etc.
  • Act as liaison between stations operations and members of management to include but limited to email correspondence, shift summaries, IROPS communication, etc.
  • Assist management for upkeep of training records for all employees to include, but not limited to classroom training, on-the-job training (OJT), recurrent training, etc.
  • Actively involved with respect to airport operations, meetings, and all planning sessions.
  • Perform the duties of a Ground Security Coordinator (GSC).
  • Greet and assist all customers in a prompt, friendly and courteous manner.
  • Provide check-in assistance, ticketing changes, re-booking of itineraries and special service requests for passengers.
  • Check and accept passenger baggage.
  • Board/deplane flights and escort passengers to and from aircraft as needed, includes pushing wheelchairs and assisting other passengers with additional needs.
  • Comply with all safety procedures and airline policies.
  • Provide accurate gate, flight arrival and departure information, as well as answer general inquires.
  • Assist unaccompanied minors and passengers with special needs, resolve customer concerns.
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of policies and processes pertaining to unaccompanied minors, law enforcement officers, hazardous materials, and other regulatory requirements.
  • Provide clear and accurate communication to passengers, agents, flight crews and vendors.
  • Responsible for always maintaining the safety and security of the ramp.
  • Monitor customer safety during boarding and deplaning and assist customers in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Marshal aircraft on the ramp (e.g., directing, assisting, and parking all arriving, departing and towed aircraft)
  • Observe safe ground-handling procedures and maintenance of ground service equipment, including the performance of equipment checks.
  • Comply with all safety procedures and airline policies.
  • Careful handling of customer baggage, and company material; frequent lifting, loading/unloading, sorting and transfer of baggage, and company material
  • Service aircraft as needed (e.g., aircraft lavatories, potable water, window wash, deicing and commissary items).
  • Assist in ramp set up and storage of equipment and baggage
  • Perform special projects and/or other duties as assigned or required by leadership. Working Environment / Physical Requirements:
    • Frequent stooping, bending, kneeling.
    • Handle objects up to 75 pounds regularly with or without a reasonable accommodation. Qualifications
      • At least nine (9) months of prior airlines or industry experience preferred.
      • Be at least 18 years of age.
      • Be authorized to work in the United States and able to travel in and out of the United States.
      • Must have a valid driver license and good driving record.
      • Must understand, read, and write English. Ability to read, write, speak and understand Spanish a plus but not required.
      • Possess high school diploma or GED certification.
      • Basic knowledge in Microsoft suite of products including Office 365, Excel, Outlook, and Word. Must also have a basic understanding of similar soft wares
      • Possess polished and professional interpersonal skills with a positive attitude and a customer-oriented mindset
      • Possess strong leadership and organizational skills.
      • Must have well-developed people skills and ability to work with a variety of personalities.
      • Able to coordinate multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
      • Able to handle interruptions and a fast-paced environment.
      • Maintain strong attention to detail.
      • Be self-motivated and able to motivate others
      • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal delivered with tact and professionalism
      • Must pass a DOT required pre-employment drug screen and willing to submit to and pass FAA and Company mandated random drug and alcohol tests.
      • Able to pass a required 10-year work history review and submit to criminal background and fingerprint checks.
      • Able to lift 75lbs routinely with or without reasonable accommodation
      • Able to work in stressful situations and tight time constraints
      • Able to work nights, weekends, holidays, and varying schedules
      • Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including OSHA, EPA, state, and federal regulations.

Keywords: Corporate Flight Management, Oakland , Crew Chief - Oakland International Airport (OAK), Other , Oakland, California

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