Maritime Task Specialist

Please click “Maritime Task Specialist” to apply.

Duties

  • Undertake standby duties with a high state of readiness (airborne within 30 minutes during the day, 2 hours at night.)
  • Activities to promote readiness, e.g. daily briefings and equipment checks
  • General upkeep of equipment, including but not limited to: inspection and care of survival equipment, mission equipment, cleaning and husbandry of the aircraft and installed equipment

Pre-Flight

  • Customer liaison to establish requirements
  • Flight planning in conjunction with the flight crew
  • Ramp duties to facilitate the prompt dispatch of the aircraft

In-Flight

  • Undertake duties on-board aircraft for prolonged periods (offshore with limited facilities)
  • Make operational assessments / decisions to complete the task at hand
  • Operation of VHF and SATCOM communications equipment
  • Operation of photographic and remote-sensing equipment including ultra-violet, infra-red, and sideways-looking-airborne-radar
  • Operation of position and orientation device to log data for post-flight processing

Post-Flight

  • Report writing to a high standard, including the presentation of numerical data and photographs
  • Processing of raw data (photography and numerical data) through bespoke software for display and manipulation on a geographic information system

Person Specification

Essential
•Strong verbal communication skills
•Report writing skills
•Computer literate, with aptitude to proficiently use bespoke GIS software (training provided)
•Flexibility to travel
•Mathematical proficiency

Conditional Requirements to be Satisfied During Probationary Period (unless already held)
•Security clearances / relevant Airside passes
•Marine Radio Short Range Certificate
•Flight Radio Telephony Operator Licence
•Crew Resource Management Training
•Completion of in-house training programme (combination of ground and airborne training)

Rostering & Location

The activity level for this role is extremely unpredictable, and it is spread over 24 hours, 365 days per year. The roster pattern and expected flexibility of the successful candidate reflects this issue. Currently, the role is rostered as follows:
•Tours of duty based around 5 on – 5 off with nationwide travel during a 5-day tour Standby duties will be required in forward base locations (Accommodation and travel during tour provided by the company)
•Tours begin and end at East Midlands Airport. The successful candidate will need to provide their own transport to / from East Midlands Airport at the start / end of each tour

No Agencies

Operations Officer

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Roles & Responsibilities

As an Operations Officer, you will be responsible for the daily co-ordination and oversight of the entire company flight operation and act as the primary contact for key operational information.

You will have an aptitude for problem solving, critical thinking and an ability to prioritise well. You’ll be able to work methodically, quickly and with professionalism at all times and be able to demonstrate a high degree of accuracy. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have proven experience of working well with customers.

Being the focal point for daily ops, you will facilitate the needs of the business in a predominantly communicative role by providing information to our flight crew, engineering teams, customers and other key stakeholders. Shifts will involve working nights and weekends also some working outside assisting the ramp department which can often be both challenging and demanding.

Operational tasks include:

  • Being a central point of contact within the company to facilitate day-to-day operations
  • Take a proactive approach to RVL Group’s Safety Culture through contribution to the Safety Management System
  • Maintain a flight watch for the safe and efficient running of flight operations
  • Management of the aircrew roster and allocation of duties
  • Flight planning, including route planning and flight plan submission
  • Producing flight crew paperwork packs including all associated flight safety related material
  • Liaise with existing and new customers, to arrange flights and update on progress
  • Coordinate crew hotel accommodation, transport, handling agents, customs declarations etc.
  • During peak periods or outside of core operating hours, the role involves supporting and managing the ramp department in the following tasks: The use of ground equipment to facilitate aircraft ramp movements, fuelling aircraft, loading and unloading of cargo from aircraft.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
•Computer literate & excellent knowledge of Office suite
•Knowledge of Aviation Industry preferred
•Ability to think outside the box and make decisions under pressure
•Customer service experience and excellent telephone manner essential
•Holder of Private or Commercial Flying Licence preferred but not essential

Other Requirements

Full UK driving licence; current passport as travel maybe required

Special Considerations
•This role involves working unsocial hours
•We are a dynamic company that fulfils a challenging commitment to our customers so we require flexibility from our team members
•Scope for progression

No Agencies

Line Pilots

We are currently recruiting for Captains and therefore welcome CVs from candidates meeting our minimum requirements.  Please click “Line Pilots” to find out more.  As a sign of your professionalism, please only apply when you meet our requirements.

No agencies.

Licensed B1 / B2 Aircraft Engineers

We are currently seeking both B1 and B2 Licensed Engineers, preferably with recent experience on aircraft below 5700kgs.

Please click “Licensed B1 / B2 Aircraft Engineers” to apply.

Engineering activities will include:

  • Both line and base maintenance of various aircraft types
  • Supervision of junior members of the team
  • Daily liaison with base maintenance manager
  • Potential for supervisory roles for suitable candidates

Applicants with experience of Cessna / King Air types are encouraged to apply, however type training may be given

Four on, four off and Monday – Friday shift options available. Please include current position and salary with your application.  Please click “Aircraft Engineers” to find out more.

No agencies.