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Manager, Ground Safety in Washington, DC at Piedmont Airlines, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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Job Description

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide primary support to the Senior Manager, Ground Safety and all areas of the department. Provide secondary support to the Senior Manager, Flight and Maintenance Safety and Senior Manager, Regulatory Compliance. 

Primary Duty Summary:

  • Work with a hub and several field city locations, including Ground Support Equipment (GSE) shops, to increase the level of safety
  • Assist with aircraft ground damage and on-the-job-injury (OJI) investigations, root cause identification, trend analysis and prevention initiatives
  • Assist in investigations, follow-up actions and evaluate corrective action effectiveness for regulatory non-compliance to include OSHA, environmental and security events
  • Support and promote the company’s Safety Management System (SMS) (14 CFR Part 5)
  • Assist in Internal Evaluation Program (IEP) auditing requirements, conduct station de/anti-icing and American Eagle Ground Operations Manual EGOM audits
  • Provide on-site support at various locations to assist with ground safety issues
  • Conduct trend analysis to monitor ground safety and operational reliability
  • Publish monthly and yearly aircraft ground damage summary reports.
  • Work with employees and leadership to understand safety concepts, policies and programs to produce a safe work environment
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities, as assigned, in order to achieve departmental and company safety objectives to include presentations and statistical reports
  • Conduct safety evaluations, audits, and inspections.
  • Other administrative duties as necessary

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:    

  • Strong knowledge of airline ramp and gate operations, company safety policies, accident/ incident investigation and prevention programs and aviation safety programs
  • A team player possessing the ability to work independently and excellent communication skills
  • Well-developed inter-personal skills and the ability to get along with others. Confident, tactful, professional and flexible. Enjoys working with both front-line employees and management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Valid driver’s license 

Preferred Qualifications:        

  • Previous experience working with an airline safety department
  • Experience conducting regulatory and operational audits
  • Academic safety education or training 

Work Environment:    

  • Standard office environment. Use of computers and other office equipment
  • Occasional travel is required 

Physical Requirements:  

Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds

The above statements provide a brief description of the general nature of work performed and not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position.   Duties and expectations are subject to change as needed. 

Employment is contingent upon a clear Driving Record, 10-year Criminal History Records Check, and Drug Screen as required 

We also require proof of High School or GED completion 

Benefit package includes paid training, holiday pay, 401(k), vacation, family travel on the American Airlines network, medical and dental available                                                                                                                                                            

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