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Flight Operations Test Dispatcher

Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

***This position is for Flight Operations Airborne Customer Support/Corporate/Demo Scheduling and Dispatch Team***


Flight Operations Test Dispatcher in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

Position within Flight Operations Airborne Customer Support, Corporate and Demonstration Dispatch


- FAA Licenced Dispatcher preferred but not required

- Experience with Flight Safety and CAE crew schedule training required

- Experience with Passport and Visa, travel document preferred but not required

- Crew Scheduling experience preferred but not required



Education and Experience Requirements

Associate's Degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 3 years experience with international air transportation operations.

Position Purpose:

Note: This position description addresses two separate Flight Operations_Test Dispatcher I roles Demonstration or Test. Some duties, responsibilities and requirements are identical others are different. The differences are defined by using either the term Demonstration or Test for the affected duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Demonstration: Under moderate supervision, dispatch and schedule corporate aircraft and flight crew to effectively meet company goals. Serve as the central point of contact for flight operations, coordinating communication between Sales and Marketing, service centers, corporate offices, customers, flight crew, accounting, and maintenance departments.

Test: Under moderate supervision, dispatch and schedule flight test aircraft or flight operations experimental, initial phase, final phase and service center aircraft and flight crew to effectively meet company goals. Serve as the central point of contact for worldwide flight test operations, coordinating communication between, initial phase, final phase, service centers, corporate offices, sales, customers, flight crew, accounting, and maintenance departments.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Dispatches aircraft in accordance with FAA regulations and company defined policies - (Demonstration: For the purpose of sales demonstration, corporate transportation, and product support. Test: For the purpose of experimental flight test, production and completion flight test, and product support.) .
  2. Schedules aircraft, flight crew, and maintenance to build the most efficient flight schedule possible while determining the technical and logistical feasibility of each request. .
  3. Manages all aspects of international trip planning and logistical arrangements for aircraft and flight crew.
  4. Develops and maintains working relationships with an assortment of internal and external customers. .
  5. Calculates various flight factors such as weather, runway performance, airport curfews, weight and balance issues, distance, and fuel needs to create and/or update flight plans. .
  6. Plans and coordinates the use of contract services (i.e., contract crews, charter aircraft) to meet corporate requirements.
  7. Monitors the progress of dispatched aircraft advising management of significant issues or flight delays. .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Practical experience with aircraft scheduling and flight planning software.
  2. Prior experience in a military or civilian flight operation department.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 193736

Category: Flight Operations

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 07/31/2022 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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