Flight Planner for a Progressive Aviation Company
The purpose of this role is to assist the Duty Operations Managers in the delivery of the Flight Planning aspects of the Gama Aviation Trip Support Product. Trip Support is provided to our own business aviation (aircraft management and charter) and special missions departments, and to third party operators outsourcing their operational requirements to Gama Aviation.
Flight Planner responsibilities are as follows:
Production of preliminary Flight Plan
Obtaining overflight, landing and blanket/block permits
Production of Operational Flight Plan and ATC filing
NOTAM review and NOTAM watch
Worldwide weather watch and brief to the Duty Operations Manager if extreme weather conditions are forecast for a pending flight
Production of performance data
Flight Pack production and upload to include Flight Briefs, PLOGs, PDF attachments etc.
ATC Flight Plan system watch to include CFMU and FAA
Operational Flight Plan reroutes and reruns (due to weight changes, diversions, unforeseen circumstances, etc.)
Flight Plan Delays, Cancellations etc.
Additional operational, administrative and service delivery requirements as required by the company.
Skills and Experience:
A minimum of three years’ operational experience, ideally gained within a Business Aviation environment
Knowledge of flight planning software – Jeppesen, Foreflight, ARINC and Honeywell GDC would be an advantage
Sound knowledge and understanding on national and international aviation regulations and the effect on day to day operational requirements
Excellent communication skills with a range of audiences
Experience of forming and maintaining working relationships across professional and operational boundaries
Experience of working in teams
A flexible approach to a nonstandard shift pattern and roster changes.
This position is based in Warsaw – successful applicant will be required to work 12-hour shifts including days, nights, weekends and public holidays and as such, should live within a suitable distance to ensure they are sufficiently rested for their duties.