Operations Assurance Advisor
Houma, LA 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description

Assist Flight Operations Management Team with the management of projects, programs, compliance, and reporting.


  • Acts as an advisor to the Flight Operations Management team, and other local and international business unit leadership regarding projects and tasks;

  • Act as a technical point of contact on projects and programs, and may be tasked with communicating information to FAA management, the aviation and aerospace industries, and other external parties;

  • Flight Operations representative and point of contact for the international business unit;

  • Interfaces with customer base and government officials;

  • Maintain a working relationship with appropriate aviation organizations;

  • Models and promotes an organizational culture that fosters safety practices through effective leadership;

  • Monitors and as required provides training to business unit employees on safety and operational policies procedures, and regulations;

  • Acts as a member of teams that are: designing, developing, and implementing Safety Risk Management processes; analyzing accident, incident, and other safety data collected; and proposing and verifying new safety controls are effective at mitigating risk;

  • Conduct Flight Operations specific field base audits, inspections, investigations, and visits (some travel required);

  • Participate in internal and external audits as a stakeholder in Flight Operations;

  • Provides inspectors with appropriate documents and identifying safety measures;

  • Managing of internal and external audit findings, BeSafe reporting, and MoCs to closure;

  • Coordinates all HSE/ENV issues directly with Area and Base Managers;

  • Management of HAZMAT program;

  • Manage the participation in the Transport Safety Administration (TSA) 12-5 program;

  • Be an active member in all OPEMS and SAG review meetings;

  • Create long and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones and adhering to deadlines;

  • Delegating tasks on projects to employees best positioned to complete them;

  • Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project;

  • Serve as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy;

  • Communicating with executives or customers to keep projects aligned with strategic goals and customer requirements;

  • Performing quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected;

  • Adjusting schedules and targets on the project as needed and work with finance for cost tracking and budgeting;

  • Liaison with IT for Flight Operation systems;

  • Assist with testing and implementation of IT programs;

  • Managing information systems for Flight Operation use;

  • Research new technologies to increase efficiencies;

  • Review and develop operating policy changes when required to ensure organizational flexibility;

  • Writing department manuals and managing document control;

  • Gap Company manuals with Customer manuals and best practices (i.e., IOGP, BARS, etc.) to ensure compliance;

  • Be able to effectively use Operational Control for a part 135 operation when On-Call; and

  • Any other duties required by the Director of Operations.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required;

  • Bachelor's degree in an Aviation or related field preferred;

  • Must have knowledge of 7 years' experience of related aviation operations (preferably rotor craft);

  • Strong background in TSA security requirements preferred;

  • Must have some experience in the following area's; Safety Management, System Safety, Quality Management, Quality Auditing, and Flight Operations;

  • Willingness to assist Managers, Directors, and staff at the highest level of professionalism;

  • Proven project management and analytical skills;

  • Broad operational knowledge and experience in the functions of the Company (e.g. training management, aircraft operations, air traffic management, aerodrome operations, and maintenance organization management;

  • Strong computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software such as MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  • Must be able to read and interpret regulations and standards.

Key Competencies:

  • Must be able to handle proprietary and sensitive information.

  • Must possess the ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal (including diplomacy) and communication skills (both written and verbal) in working with other parties in person, by email, or other written correspondence;

  • Position requires demonstrated patience and be able to adapt due to an ever-changing environment;

  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work (with little oversight) issues to closure.

  • Must be able to handle a variety of assignments and handle multiple tasks. This at time may include changing priorities and deadlines;

  • Analytical ability is required in order to gather and summarize data for reports, find solutions to various administrative problems and prioritize work. Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner;

  • Must be able to clearly and accurately convey information to post holders to facilitate efficient resolutions to project plans;

  • Ability to start and finish projects with minimal supervision;

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks;

  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with officers, managers, supervisors, fellow employees, representatives of other agencies, outside consultants and the public;

  • Must be able to travel based on operational needs;

Bristow Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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