Aircraft Ground Repositioning Coordinator

Date:  Jun 16, 2024
Location: 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US

Custom Field 4: 
Company:  Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.
Compensation:  25.77

About WFS

Join our Worldwide Flight Services family and contribute to the timely delivery of cargo shipment, luggage, business to customer delivery, and on-time flights while operating safely and securely.  We perform at the highest level for our customers every day, and strive to be an exceptional leader in our industry with our teams of cargo, passenger, ramp handling, and technical service experts in 164 airport locations, 18 countries, and on 5 continents.  Are you ready to take off on your next career with us?

Job Summary

The Aircraft Ground Repositioning Coordinator (AGR) is responsible for ensuring the safe and timely movement of all aircraft by operating ground service equipment from all points on taxiways and ramp surfaces. The Team member ensures all aircraft moved in daily operations are completed by  safety standards. Team members must be prepared to work outdoors under various weather- related conditions.

Responsibilities

  • Operate multiple aircraft systems such as auxiliary power unit, electrical, hydraulic and braking systems
  • Communicate with both the air traffic control tower and local ramp control to successfully reposition aircraft on the tarmac which includes active taxiways and runways
  • Aid in securing and supporting aircraft in remote locations which includes the operation of ground service equipment (power units, air stairs, air carts, ground power unit, tug, aircraft pushback, lavatory truck, deicing truck, etc.)
  • Operate terminal jet bridges
  • Responsible for pre and post-move safety inspections
  • Update and log all tug moves in the database
  • Perform all ground and airport job functions as requested
  • Adhere to all safety guidelines
  • Operates external aircraft equipment
  • Guides aircraft to and from aircraft locations
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be able to successfully complete and become certified as an Aircraft Repositioning Brake Rider within 6 months of being awarded position
  • Successfully complete Aptitude test certification
  • One (1) year of aviation experience (i.e., airline experience or airline service provider experience)
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver License from the state of your primary residence
  • Aircraft brake riding experience

Preferred Skills

  • WFS OJT Level 1,2 and 3 qualified with Pushback and Towing qualifications
  • Able to follow safety guidelines
  • Able to perform under pressure and within fixed time constraints
  • Experience using a mouse, computer, keyboard and basic word processing, email, and office
  • applications
  • Must be able to adhere to the Worldwide Flight Service Uniform Policy Manual Standards
  • Able to work variable hours, and flexible shifts, including holidays and weekends
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Must be able to use handheld radios and headsets to communicate with the cockpit, dispatch, and other team members
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Must be able to give and receive verbal communication
  • Must be able to acquire and maintain a valid Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge
  • Depending on location, you will need to acquire and maintain a United States Customs Clearance
  • Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located
  • Authorization to work in the US is required. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship
  • Able to maintain a professional appearance

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

  • Able to work in all types of weather conditions
  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Required to work in the ramp area of the airport terminal
  • Shift work and irregular hours
  • Jet bridge and/or air stairs (Customer enplaning/deplaning equipment)
  • Able to operate handheld radios
  • Light Emitting Diode (LED) screens and signs
  • Ground operations service equipment such as tugs, trucks, aircraft push back tractor
  • Moderate physical activity required by handling objects up to fifty (50) pounds frequently and/or seventy to one hundred (70-100) pounds occasionally with the assistance of other people or tools and be in a position where bending, crouching, kneeling, etc. is needed.
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice
  • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the Worldwide Flight Services culture, that is, exhibit WFS core values.
  • Promote Worldwide Flight Service #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting Worldwide Flight Service Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards
  • Identify safety and/or security concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including Worldwide Flight Service confidential reporting systems
  • Adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures and risk controls
  • Upholding Worldwide Flight Service safety performance metric goals and understanding how they relate to their duties and responsibilities

Perks & Benefits

Want your pay in advance? Access up to 50% of earned wages before payday and get paid up to two days early through the Branch app!
Are you a top performer who thrives on recognition? On the spot awards offered through the Awardco Platform including gift cards and more!
Need quality medical care? Multiple options for both full and part-time employees!
Want WFS Employee Extras? Travel Discounts, Pet insurance, Discount Shopping & More!
Looking to stay healthy and improve your life? Wellness Programs offered to all employees!
Want to invest in your future? 401k program offered with company match!
Looking to grow and have a career with us? Opportunity for Internal Mobility and transfers available!