Aviation Manager - Anchorage, AK
ConocoPhillips - Anchorage, AK

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The Aviation Manager – Alaska reports to the Manager of Global Aviation based in Houston, TX. This position is responsible for overall management, administration and operation of Alaska Aviation which provides scheduled shuttle operations and other aviation support for the ConocoPhillips-Alaska business unit.

Responsiblities may include:
Manages the Alaska Aviation organization which includes a staff of 90+ full-time employees as well as contractors and a fleet of 3 Boeing 737-700’s, 1 twin Otter and 1 CASA 212.

Develops, implements, and administers operations and safety policies and procedures for Alaska flight operations to ensure safe and efficient operation and maintenance of all Alaska aircraft.

Develops, implements, and manages the Alaska Aviation operating budget

Directs flight operations, maintenance, aviation support and business services organizations in Alaska Aviation inclusive of aircraft maintenance programs in accordance with FAA standards and guidelines.

Enables strong aviation functional leadership and excellence through the talent management and strategic staffing processes.

Ensures the establishment /maintenance of standards for Alaska pilot training procedures, flight checks and FAA qualifications, job descriptions and training programs for all Alaska-based Corporate Aviation personnel.

Ensures the establishment/maintenance of contractor/vendor relationships and ensure compliance with agreements.

Establish/Maintain working relationship with FAA and other government officials and ensure compliance with applicable regulations.

Determine present and future operating needs in light of existing and planned equipment, routes and schedules.

Prepare and submit flight Operations budgets and forecasts, to include an annual operating budget to provide for continued operations of the aircraft and all support requirements. Monitor the budget on a monthly basis and make required reports to management.

Ensures the planning, management, and coordination of the scheduling, dispatch, operation, and maintenance of assigned aircraft and crews, within the bounds of Company policy and FAA regulations, to satisfy the travel needs and requests of authorized passengers.

Remain informed on aviation equipment, products and services. Forecast and recommend to management any required capital purchase of new equipment. Approve and/or recommend the selection and design or modification of aircraft and associated equipment.

Delegate authority and assign collateral responsibilities, additional duties, and special projects to other employees, as required, to accomplish the support requirements of Flight Operations and to maximize department efficiency.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Legally authorized to work in the United States

Bachelors degree in business, aviation management, engineering or related field

10+ years of experience in operations management

5+ years experience in a managerial role

Previous experience in a role demonstrating relationship management skills and posing leadership of cross-functional teams

Previous experience with operations forecasting and budgets

Broad aviation background including knowledge of aircraft operations, maintenance, FAA regulations, weather and air traffic control

Effective change management skills

Knowledge and skills to lead functional excellence in flight operations

Extensive experience in flight operations and regulations

Effective team building skills

10+ years experience in Oil & Gas or Aviation industry

Ability to work effectively within Policies, Internal Control Standards, and staff department processes to achieve results quickly

Effective written and verbal communication skills

Process oriented with the ability to effectively organize a large volume of diverse activities to deliver results

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of

March 4, 2013.

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an equal opportunity employer

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