Crew Planner
Purchase, NY 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description
Crew Planner
Job ID 2022-4561
# of Openings 1
Category Flight Operations
City Purchase
State NY
Company Atlas Air, Inc
Employment Type (Portal Display) Regular Full-Time

This position will perform various functions, which primarily entails planning and scheduling Flight Crew to comply with government and company regulations while maintaining the operations in an efficient, cost effective, and safe manner. This includes but is not limited to Air Mobility Command (AMC) passenger and other special charter flight schedules including the NFL and MLB as well as all other operational flights that include Flight Crew. This position plays a pivotal role in ensuring operational excellence while providing customer service to all crew members.

    Completes monthly optimization of crew pairings for Flight Crew to minimize travel and operations costs and maximize Crew efficiency
  • Performs all monthly schedule development for Flight Crew in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, labor agreements, and company policies including: bid eligibility lists, creation of bid scenario and awarding of bids
  • Ensures that a crewing solution is in place for all difficult destinations and advises management of any impending crewing issues which can impact on time performance (i.e. country restrictions)
  • Ensures that all open flight legs within both short/long term planning horizon are efficiently covered to mitigate any risk of delays or cancellations
  • Works together with Operations Control Center (OCC) personnel and Flight Operations and Inflight management to ensure a safe, efficient, and cost-effective operation
  • Determines the impact of flight schedule changes on Flight Crew and work with other departments to optimize reserve coverage.
  • Determines associated costs for flight schedule changes and identifies cost saving opportunities while maintaining operational reliability
  • Responsible for communicating federal regulations, Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) compliance, reassignments, and accommodations to crew members at the planning level.
  • Process and manage crew member requests including availability to fly on days off and trip trades
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Manager of Crew Planning
  • Minimum of two (2) years of Crew Scheduling or related experience required
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience with specific crew management software application. Experience using Airline Information Management System (AIMS) is a plus
  • Minimum High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Must be well organized and able to communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Must be able to work effectively in a collaborative team based environment
  • Knowledge of all relevant FAA regulations
  • Self-starter, enthusiastic, dependable, and professional team player. Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and organization skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and special projects assigned simultaneously
  • Must be flexible and able to work various hours and weekend

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, place of birth, age, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2 years
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