Sign on Bonus!! Up to $500! Flight Following/Dispatch
Company: Laboratory Corp. of America
Posted on: May 7, 2022
Labcorp is seeking a Flight Following/Dispatcher for our
Burlington, NC location.
What to Expect
- Maintains a vigilant watch utilizing Flight Aware on all
LabCorp aircraft conducting Flight Operations on a daily basis to
ensure safe and timely conduct of all specimen and corporate
flights conducted by the department.
- Communicates with all pilots engaged in flight operations to
ensure safe departures and landing are achieved at each in-route
stop and at final destinations (base facilities).
- Informs Managers and Director of Aviation in the event of any
accident, activates the department's Emergency Response Plan, and
maintains a timeline log of communications made and actions taken
in the event of an accident.
- Performs any additional actions as directed by Management
and/or Director of Aviation during crisis events.
- Maintains communications between the Aviation Department staff
and all Lab
- Facilities conducting testing that receive specimen shipments
via the Aviation Department's aircraft. These communications are
performed utilizing emails, direct phone conversations,
person-to-person, and texting if applicable and warranted. A daily
log of all communications sent and received shall be maintained by
the Flight Dispatcher and a summary of nightly operations sent via
email to Chief Pilot, Director of Aviation, Maintenance Manager,
Safety Manager, Training Manager, and Administrative
- Other parties with vested interest in flight operations shall
be provide a synopsis of events at the discretion of the Director
- Adjusts scheduled pickup and delivery times as needed based on
adverse weather phenomenon, mechanical issues resulting in aircraft
and/or courier van delays, and disseminates the adjusted schedule
to all parties as needed.
- Coordinates lab, courier, and flight delays (Traffic, manning,
weather, mechanical, etc.) to ensure the optimal use of LabCorp
personnel and equipment to minimize the effects of any such
- Advises any lab or executive personnel on any unique
circumstances specific to aviation operations that may be unknown
or little understood by non-aviation personnel. These issues will
be communicated in a clear and understandable manner to enhance
everyone's grasp of situational abnormalities.
- Reviews en-route severe weather phenomenon that may affect
flight operations and advises air crew as to options available to
continue the safe conduct of flight operations.
- Coordinates Hotel accommodations, rental car arrangements,
fueling truck call-outs, de-ice Truck call-outs as required by
- Determines suitable alternate airfields based on Federal
Aviation Administration criteria for flights in the event of
weather events (fog, rain, ice, snow, winds, etc.) precluding the
safe arrival/landing of company aircraft at normal destinations
airports with the understanding that the Pilot-In-Command is the
final authority to aircraft routing/diverts/alternate
- Reviews and advises aircrew of any applicable NOTAMS (Notice to
Airmen) for destination and alternate airports. Reviews any
applicable Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFR's) along routes of
flight and conveys the information in a timely manner to aircrews
to minimize any delay these may cause.
- Maintains a full understanding of and compliance with the
Departmental General Operations Manual and Standard Operating
Education and Qualifications
- HS Diploma or Equivalent, required
- An FAA 121 licensed dispatcher license would be a plus but is
not required for our operations.
- Aptitude for the aviation industry would be acceptable provided
they are sufficiently versed in the following aviation related
areas: Federal aviation regulations Safety-focused decision making
Basic Atmosphere theory, weather hazards, reports, and forecasts
Aeronautical data (Charts, airport information) Route, time, and
fuel calculations Basic principles of flight, such as weight and
balance and performance considerations Aircraft utilization and
operational limits Pilot perspective decision making
- Desires to make a full time career of aviation, to include
supervision of multiple aircraft and aircrew flight schedules,
daily tracking of all flight operations, utilizing electronic,
phone, and utilizing written means of communications to convey
operational information to all interested parties.
- Willingness on occasion accompany the pilots on their routes to
grasp and maintain a complete understanding of flight operations
from the pilot's perspective to better react as required to any
changes in the normal routine.
- Quick to adapt to changing situations as is normal in aviation
field, maintains a thorough knowledge of aviation industry changes
and regulations, and continues to grow in knowledge of commercial
aviation-based logistics operations.
- Preferred criteria would be multi engine commercial rating,
instrument flight rating, and 600 logged flight hours.
Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in
its employment practices due to an applicant's race, age, color,
religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender
identity, disability or veteran status.
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