Solairus Aviation is currently searching for a full-time Client Aviation Manager (CAM) to lead a Gulfstream G550 flight department in the San Jose, CA area. The ideal candidate will need to be a phenomenal teammate while seeking perfection in every aspect of their performance. Join a hardworking team who strive to safely and expertly meet the travel needs of our clients while adhering to Solairus’ energetic culture of service, safety, and integrity.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Supervises the team to ensure compliance with the policies and procedures contained in Solairus, FAA and other Manuals, as well as applicable regulations.
- Leads all aspects of the personal appearance, dress code, and conduct of crew to achieve the highest standards.
- Maintains a current read and file of all Solairus Aviation memorandums.
- Coordinates, schedules and reviews applicable crew and maintenance personnel training with the appropriate training contractor.
- Coordinates all maintenance test, training and other flights not initiated by the client's normal scheduling system.
- Develops scheduling procedures with clients to promote reliable, efficient aircraft scheduling.
- Approves and schedules through the flight coordinator Personal Time Off (PTO) for teammates.
- Updates the assigned flight coordinator regarding aircraft schedule changes and other matters that may affect the scheduling of aircraft and crews.
- Conducts meetings with all personnel to coordinate activities, identify problems, answer questions, pass information, and promote employee goodwill.
- Approves expense accounts for assigned personnel.
- Participates in the interview process of all assigned personnel to be employed at the operation.
- Solicits the Client Responsible Officer’s (CRO) input and/or approval for all operational, personnel, and administrative issues of a substantive nature; Advises the applicable CRO of anticipated needs for pilot relief.
- Submits written reports as required by the Operations Manuals with copies to the CRO.
- Revises all copies of manuals and publications assigned to aircraft.
- Maintains a Training Currency and Monthly Flight Time Record on each crew-member assigned to the account in accordance with the procedure detailed in the Solairus FOM.
- Ensures timely submission of training records, medicals, and other operations data to flight operations, as required.
- Promotes customer goodwill through high quality service and professional demeanor. Promotes the business reputation, the company image and goodwill of SOLAIRUS Aviation.
- Actively engages in the Safety Management System (SMS) implementation and initiatives and is familiar with SMS process.
PIC Total time = 4000 hours
Fixed wing = 4000 hours
PIC Time in Type = 500 hours
Time in Turbo Jet = 1000 hours
Required Qualifications and Certifications
A management background with a demonstrated track record of exceptional leadership skill is required to be considered for this position.
- NBAA CAM certification or other applicable leadership training.
- Experience in multiple facets of training for flight operations personnel.
- Budget development and management experience.
- College degree and/or Advanced (non-flight) training.
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills in coordinating activities, identifying problems and answering questions, while promoting department goodwill.
- Track record of working in (and contributing to the development of) one or more environments seeking to implement and continually extend industry “standard methodologies” in all facets of flight operations.
- Typed on GV with G550 differences
- First class medical required
- Willing to work on an on-call basis
- Able to complete ICAO International procedures training annually
- Must be located or willing to relocate within 2 hours of KSJC.
Solairus is a private aviation services company assisting aircraft owners with the safe, reliable, and efficient management and operation of their aircraft. Headquartered in the beautiful California Wine Country, Solairus Aviation is a destination employer offering nationwide operating bases, a stimulating work environment, and an array of modern benefits to employees. From profit sharing and a generous 401K matching structure to employee wellness programs and top-notch health benefits, Solairus firmly believes our team members are our greatest asset and we are committed to providing an exceptional employment experience.
Solairus Aviation embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be!