Role Purpose/Position Overview
The individual in this position will coordinate flight activities on behalf of the Xeno Lung Transportation Logistics department.
Minimum of five years of experience in the field of human organ transplantation logistics
Exert knowledge of terminology used in air navigation, awareness of air traffic control advisory radio procedures, Air Traffic Control procedures/ concepts and ability to process flight plan Information; encode, decode and post notices to airmen.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent troubleshooting and relationship-building skills.
Ability to work effectively in a diverse, fast-paced team environment (with local and remote team members) and as individual.
Ability to deal with various skill/ technical levels of business acumen.
Strong decision-making and judgment skills, as well as excellent research, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to focus on goals and anticipate/ reduce risk.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level.
Knowledge of engineering principles is required.
Must have a passion for helping to cure end-stage lung disease by creating an unlimited supply of transplantable lungs sourced from miniature swine that are genetically modified, designated pathogen free (DPF) and part of a pre-treatment regimen that maximizes human tolerability with minimum immunosuppression.
Ability to monitor, read and interpret weather radar information/ system, operate switchboard, two-way radio transmission and receiving console, mapping/ related systems and equipment in support of air medical and ground-based transport services.
Ability to operate Apple and/ or PC; Advanced Microsoft Office Suite (2007 and 2010) skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project required, as well as Adobe Acrobat and excellent data entry skills; experience with transportation tracking and planning software, such as CHAMP, EGOS, Sabre or Quintiq (with IATA CargoIMP messaging capability for seamless interface between Xeno Lung and customs authorities), NAS Computer System and/ or flight data communications systems is highly preferred.
Experience with statistical analysis (software) and ability to synthesize data from various sources to identify trends required.
Provide information on aircraft and/ or ground transport availability, weather projections, locations and time projections.
Process cross-country and local flight clearances, including examination for conformance with flight rules and regulations.
Outline available flight options and recommend course of action based on assessment of all relevant factors.
Prepare and maintain cross-country kits.
Draft flight plans and check accuracy.
Coordinate flight plans with all related agencies.
Maintain flight information on inbound and outbound flights.
Monitor (with the proper agencies) overdue flights.
Alert crash crew for emergencies.
Safeguard classified material and maintain confidentially.
Interpret and post teletype weather reports.
Maintain individual flight records and functional files.
Maintain flight operations equipment in a tactical environment.
Prepare and submit operator’s meaconing, intrusion, jamming and interference reports.
Maintain situation map. Reviews, consolidates, and prepares technical reports. Knows procedures for reporting flight violations. Prepares situation map. Supervises receipt and transfer of classified material. Participates in the development of a tactical crash rescue system.
Maintain database of referrals and hospital locations; access, read and interpret county, state and specialized maps [for determining locations of accident scenes or referral sources].
Provide statistical information as requested to include average flight distance, average time, latitudes and longitudes; provide directions for specific landing sites.
Enter and record a variety of data and maintain a file of reports, forms, records and daily log.
United Therapeutics Corporation - 12 months ago