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Aviation Careers

  1. 1. Aviation Careers<br />Job Opportunities that you <br />might not have considered<br />
  2. 2. Pilots are just one cog in the Great Aviation Machine<br />
  3. 3. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />
  4. 4. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Line Service Personnel<br />Organizes all aircraft movements in-and-out of the Hangar, fuels and services the Aircraft.<br />
  5. 5. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Bird Scarer<br />Birds are a serious hazard to Aircraft. Bird Scarer’s perform a vital job at Airports. <br />
  6. 6. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Airport Manager<br />Without a Manager, the Airport probably would not exist. This person keeps the Airport viable.<br />
  7. 7. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Accountant<br />Federal Aviation Rules and Internal Revenue Tax Rules often clash. An Aviation Accountant is worth his weight in Gold!<br />
  8. 8. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Aircraft Dispatcher<br />Fuel, hotels, rental cars, passenger manifests, international clearances, handling, weather reports; the works. It is all in a days work for a Dispatcher.<br />
  9. 9. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Aircraft Inspector<br />The structural integrity and serviceability of an Aircraft must be closely inspected to ensure that the Aircraft remains safe to operate. Inspectors perform this vital task.<br />
  10. 10. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Aviation Insurance Agent<br />An Aircraft is an extremely expensive piece of equipment to own. Also the nature of flight can be inherently dangerous, and therefore financial protection must be put in place for any eventuality; this is where the Agent is very important.<br />
  11. 11. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Aviation Meteorologist<br />The sky is an ever changing environment that is potentially hazardous to an Aircraft and its occupants. The Meteorologist produces the predications and reports for dispatchers and pilots.<br />
  12. 12. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Aviation Doctor<br />Pilots must be in ‘tip-top’ condition to stay legal and safe in the cockpit. An Aviation Doctor performs regular physical check-ups on all pilots.<br />
  13. 13. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Aircraft Parts Manager<br />An Aircraft is a complex machine that has thousands of individual parts all placed together to create a whole Aircraft. The Parts Manager procures, sorts, categorizes, protects, stores and dispenses all of these parts, when needed.<br />
  14. 14. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Aviation Financier<br />Most individuals, and a lot of companies do not have liquidity in their financial holdings sufficient to pay for the purchase of an Aircraft. This is where an Aviation Financier is extremely important, because he arranges for the cash from a bank or individual investors to pay for the aircraft on the buyers behalf, and then gets the money paid back over a long period of time.<br />
  15. 15. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Cartographer<br />This person performs survey’s of the earth’s surface, and then creates charts for pilots to navigate from. Aviation Charts have to be up-dated constantly, so that aircraft don’t lose their way, or fly into an obstruction.<br />
  16. 16. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Director of Aircraft Maintenance<br />An Aircraft has to be regularly serviced and inspected, both on a calendar and hourly/cycle schedule. The Director of Maintenance is in charge of the Aircraft to ensure that all of these required tasks are performed on-time, and at the right interval.<br />
  17. 17. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Aircraft Engineer<br />This person can have many roles, or be very specialized. As Aircraft are designed, built, and maintained, it is the Engineers job to make sure that the original design concept is not compromised, and safety is foremost in the continued operation of an Aircraft.<br />
  18. 18. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Computer Analyst<br />The operation, care, and feeding of an Aircraft generates a massive amount of data. A computer analyst consolidates, tracks and analyzes all of this information, so the right decision can be made.<br />
  19. 19. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Airport Fire/Rescue<br />The most hazardous times during flight, occur at the Take-Off, and at the Landing. Airport Fire/Rescue personnel are there ready for when things go wrong.<br />
  20. 20. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Certified Flight and Ground Instructor<br />Pilots must first learn to fly, and then after they have progressed through their various Ratings, they must maintain their currency and proficiency. This would not be possible without the vital work performed by Flight and Ground Instructors. Often they teach pilots in a Simulator on the ground, instead of up in the air.<br />
  21. 21. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Flight Attendant<br />Often these aviation professionals are maligned by the general public. They are not on-board to merely serve refreshments; instead they are there to ensure the safe and orderly evacuation of the Aircraft during an emergency.<br />
  22. 22. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Avionics Technician<br />Anything electrical or computerized on an Aircraft, comes under the care and expertise of an Avionics Technician. Virtually all modern Aircraft are now fully digital and computerized.<br />
  23. 23. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Aviation Maintenance Technicians<br />These vital members of the aviation team, perform all of the servicing and repair operations that are necessary on an Aircraft. They work directly for the Director of Maintenance.<br />
  24. 24. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Technical Service Representative<br />All Aircraft, systems and components manufacturers employ Technical Service Representatives to ensure that the equipment that they sell, is understood, and operated properly and reliably. These individuals provide the necessary interface between the user of the product and the manufacturer.<br />
  25. 25. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />The Passenger<br />Unless the Aircraft is a single-seater that is designed for utility or military operations; it is specifically designed to carry Passengers. Many companies around the World use Business Aircraft to transport their executives and operations people to meetings and appointments. A Business Aircraft is much, much, more efficient than any of the Airlines.<br />
  26. 26. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />The Designer<br />If the initial design concept was not conceived of and then committed to paper, or onto a computer screen; no Aircraft would exist today. We owe a great debt of gratitude to all Designers.<br />
  27. 27. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />The Salesperson<br />Designers and Engineers are not Sales people. Once a design is formulated, someone must sell the concept of its value and necessity for it to be purchased. The Salesperson is who makes it all happen, by making a product commercially viable in the eyes of it’s clients. Business and Aviation would not function if there were no Sales people involved.<br />
  28. 28. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />FAA Inspector<br />The U.S. Government controls Civil Aviation through it’s agency, the: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA.) This agency employs Inspectors to make sure that operators and certificate holders are all complying with the law and are conducting safe air operations.<br />
  29. 29. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Air Traffic Controller<br />The FAA employs quick thinking, and highly alert people to direct air traffic safely through the skies of this nation. This is a highly stressful, but also a rewarding occupation.<br />
  30. 30. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />Safety Officer/Auditor<br />Operating an Aircraft requires a complex organization that involves many different people to make it all work. Sometimes when people get busy, they might forget to follow all of the required steps to ensure that their task is done safely. The Safety Officer/Auditor is there to monitor for any possible breaches in safety, before they happen or cause an accident.<br />
  31. 31. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />The Aviation Department Manager<br />All of the people on this page except for the FAA employees; the passengers and the Aircraft/Flight Department Owner, all report to the Aviation Department Manager, including the Pilot. ‘The Buck Stops Here’ with this person. <br />
  32. 32. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />The Owner<br />This is the ultimate boss. He or she that holds the money, is the “head honcho” without whom, the Flight Department and all of it’s associated jobs would not exist.<br />
  33. 33. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />The Pilot<br />Look at all of the people that he relies on, to be able to do his job.<br />
  34. 34. All of these people are vital in Aviation<br />What Job do you Want?<br />

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