Senior Planner, Flight Crew Training

Delta Airlines Stonecrest, Georgia
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March 18, 2023
Delta Airlines
Stonecrest, Georgia

Senior Planner, Flight Crew Training

United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Flight Ops


Ref #: 19142

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

Responsible for planning and scheduling of pilot training (ground, flight, and OE) for FAA approved training programs. Programs include: qualification (Qual), continuing qualification (CQ), and Re-Qualification (RQ) simulator training, as well as line checks, mid–phases, initial operating experiences (IOEs), transoceanic operations experiences (TOEs) and special airport/theater qualifications (SAQs), currency, consolidation and new LCP/LVP candidate training.

Summary of responsibilities (not comprehensive of all tasks):

  • Daily and monthly scheduling of students, instructors, LCPs, and LVPs
  • Simulator scheduling for various programs as well as coordinating with Sim Engineering and FAA APMs (Aircrew Program Managers) ensuring compliance of devices and pilot training qualifications
  • Interaction with Flight Training/Standards on instructor and student changes, conflicts, and errors
  • Identifies required types of training for pilots returning from leave status or awarded through an Advance Entitlements (AE)
  • Maintains working familiarity with the PWA (Pilot Working Agreement), Flight Operations Manual (FOM), Flight Operations Policies and Procedures (FOPP), and other manuals as needed
  • Reviews AE/OE and training data to support key decision making in all areas within the division
  • Identifies and creates new or improved processes to support the changes in the operation
  • Practices safety-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • Experience with personal computer applications required
  • Organizational, problem-solving, oral, and written communications skills required
  • Should exhibit initiative, innovation, and able to work in a fast-paced team environment with minimal supervision
  • Should be able to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel up to and including Training/OE Planning, Flight Operations, and FAA leadership
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks while meeting strict deadlines
  • Ability to quickly learn potentially unfamiliar programs including Delta's database management system (DBMS), SAP, and OSS.
  • If transferring internally, should be performing satisfactorily in current position
  • Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.
  • Demonstrates that privacy is a priority when handling personal data.
  • Embraces a diverse set of people, thinking and styles.
  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority.

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

  • Experience with DBMS and reservations system (DLTerm)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Knowledge of the Pilot Working Agreement
  • Experience with MS Office suite of software products and smartsheet

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