Skywest Airlines

Job Information

SkyWest Airlines Supervisor Airfield Operations in CHICAGO, Illinois

Primary Job Duties

Primary Job Duties:

  • Serves as SkyWest’s primary point of contact for all aspects of AA operations at Chicago O’Hare airport (ORD)

  • Advocates the airline’s best interest for safe, reliable and durable ground operation

  • Charged to identify any hurdles to safety and top operational performance involving gate assignments, aircraft towing, related AOA issues, and crew movement.

  • Serves as centralized point of contact for SkyWest’s operational departments and coordinates communication and updates to SkyWest OCC

  • Partners with mainline and other regionals carriers to plan and execute strategies for irregular operations and service recovery

  • Establish and maintain direct relationships with appropriate personnel at the Chicago Department of Airports (CDA) and advocate SkyWest’s business interests accordingly.

  • Responsible to arbitrate and audit flight delay code challenges for all departments based on root cause analysis

  • Ensure direction provided from ramp tower meets SkyWest safety, operational, and policy standards

  • Represent SkyWest at airport meetings, conference calls, daily briefings, and other airport projects and initiatives as assigned

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Previous airline ground operational experience. (Large hub experience strongly preferred)

  • Previous airline operational leadership experience (preferred)

  • Working knowledge of ORD airfield and ground operations. (preferred)

  • Experience with AA network systems and operational tools (preferred)

  • Proven ability to effectively communicate to a variety of internal and external work groups

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate under time critical stressful situations

  • Strong knowledge of airline performance metrics and nomenclature

  • Basic understanding of crew scheduling, rest and related regulations

Physical and Other Requirements

Physical and other requirements:

  • Ability to provide initial and ongoing proof of eligibility to work in the United States

  • Possess all necessary credentials to rent vehicles and obtain airport credentials if needed

  • Sitting at a computer for extended periods of time.

  • Please complete the online application. Those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted with further information as to a interview date/time/location.

  • This job posting will have an additional video interview requirement. Please monitor your email and junk folder for additional instructions.

Requisition ID 2019-7050

Category Customer Service/Support

Close Date 6/16/2019

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