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Air Traffic Control & Airfield Operations Program Manager

Alaska Airlines
Wa, Wa Municipal, Upper West Region
363 days ago

Job Summary

Company Alaska Airlines

The Team

Guided by our purpose, core values, and leadership principles, we are creating an airline people love. Our corporate teams set the strategies and operational plans to ensure the success of our company. Whether we use our expertise in accounting, human resources, finance, planning, legal, marketing, or any of our operational divisions, our shared passion for travel and our guests is what motivates us to achieve excellence each day. If you share our passion for creating an airline people love, we want to hear from you.

Role Summary

The Air Traffic Control (ATC) & Airfield Operations Program Manager leads Alaska Airlines’ mid to long term planning with Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAAs) Air Traffic organization and with Airport Operators for Alaska Airlines (AS).  This individual contributor establishes and maintains strong working relationships at the FAA Air Traffic facility level as well as headquarters and leads bi-monthly forums with air traffic representatives at key airports to address airspace safety and efficiency issues. This role manages relationships with Airport Operators across our network related to airfield operations, safety, access, and efficiency. This role represents Alaska Airlines on industry committees, ensuring AS’ technical expertise influences the next-generation national airspace system.

Key Duties


Subject matter expert and thought leader in ATC and Airfield Operations in managing airfield construction impacts on Alaska Airlines’ operations.


Owns the development and manages all functions of the 10-7 manual ensuring accurately informed flight crews.


Design, advocate and implement cross-divisional needs and provide recommendations on airport master plans, national airspace changes, military airspace proposals, and noise studies.


Represents Alaska Airlines at Air Traffic and Airport Safety Risk Management Panels and provides subject matter expertise in Airport Master Planning studies.


Represents Alaska Air Group and Flight Operations at company /industry forums as an influential subject matter expert in air traffic and airfield operations.


Network and influence relationships with internal and external stakeholders throughout Alaska’s route network aligning stakeholder interests related to airfield construction, NAVAID impacts, winter operations, and safety.


Reviews the FAA daily flight procedure coordination website, assesses and strategically creates impact mitigations of new, changed, or canceled flight procedures in the National Airspace System.


Serves as backup to ATC Support Specialist for nav database changes, route updates, and chart management.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills

Required


7 years of airport operations, air traffic, airline operational, or equivalent aviation experience.


Bachelor’s degree with a focus in related discipline, or an additional two years of training/experience in lieu of this degree.


Ability to evaluate Federal Aviation Regulations and Orders and understand the applicability to airline operational requirements.


Knowledge of the National Airspace System.


High school diploma or equivalent.


Minimum age of 18.


Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred


Private pilot certificate, dispatcher, or air traffic controller certification.


Ability to build effective working relationships with internal customers and federal, state, and local aviation officials.


Strong project management and problem-solving skills.


Effective communication skills (e.g., verbal, written, and listening).


Detailed oriented and highly organized, with ability to multi-task and work independently with limited guidance in a fast-paced environment.


Working knowledge of 711****, Air Traffic Controller’s Handbook, FAR Part 139, AC 150/5300 Airport Design, NAVAIDs, and flight procedures.


Spanish language fluency.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations


Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.


Fosters a culture of engagement, holds self and others accountable through trust and authentic relationships.

Salary Range

$130,900 - $202,900 / year

Salary Details

Pay will be based on multiple factors, including and not limited to location, relevant experience/level and skillset while balancing internal equity relative to other Alaska/Horizon employees. Alaska/Horizon is committed to fair, unbiased compensation along with competitive benefits in all locations in which we operate.

Total Rewards

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air pay and benefits can vary by company, location, number of regularly scheduled hours worked, length of employment, and employment status.


Free stand-by travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air


Comprehensive well-being programs including medical, dental and vision benefits


Generous 401k match program


Quarterly and annual bonus plans


Generous holiday and paid time off

For more information about Alaska/Horizon Total Rewards please visit our career site and view benefits.

FLSA Status Exempt

Employment Type Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular

Requisition Type Management

Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 7/2******

Location Seattle

Equal Employment Opportunity We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees and do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information (including family medical history), political views or activity, or other legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Job Locations  USA-WA-Seattle

Requisition ID  2023******

Category  Corporate & Operations

Workplace Type  Onsite

Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on  7/2******
Employment Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Regular/Temporary Regular
Requisition ID 2023******
Equal Employment Opportunity We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees and do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information (including family medical history), political views or activity, or other legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. If you’d like to view a copy of our affirmative action plans, please fill out an AAP Inspection Request Form. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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