AAR CORP Coordinator, Flight Operations-OCONUS in Bagram, Afghanistan


Prepare updates, maintains, and provides flight information to flight crews and other operations and company personnel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in coordinating day to day flight operations in accordance with all Federal and company regulations and requirements.

  • Actively participates in implementing company safety policy and departmental standards and procedures.

  • Briefs flight crews on all aspects of flights.

  • Coordinate international flight planning activities.

  • Analyze and interpret a variety of weather reports, charts and forecasts.

  • Actively flight follows flights from departure through arrival.

  • Monitors weather, communicates advisories to flight crews as necessary.

  • Coordinates specific flight crew requests in a timely and efficient manner, responds with options, when appropriate, to ensure the crews needs are met or exceeded.

  • Anticipates and proactively takes action to deal with future events, situations, and opportunities.

  • Effectively uses communication skills and tools to convey timely and accurate information to Flight Crews, Operations Management, Flight Operations Personnel and others as needed to produce safe, efficient and timely flight planning services.

  • Works effectively with internal and external customers, as well as peers and management, to provide safe and efficient airlift support services to flight crews and customers.

  • Proactively understands the customers, internal and external, needs and takes the initiatives to ensure those needs are met or exceeded.

  • Proactively understands the operational needs of the business and takes the initiative to ensure those needs are met or exceeded.

  • Assist in maintaining flight logs, flight records and operational files.

  • Maintains knowledge of crewmember and aircraft locations.

  • As needed, helps to facilitate and communicate crew logistical arrangements.

  • Identifies ways to integrate process improvement and efficiencies for various job function; communicates these improvement opportunities to management in a timely fashion.

  • Safeguard classified materials.

  • OCONUS positions require the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Required High School diploma or GED.


  • B.A. or B.S. degree in related field.

  • Dispatcher license.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Minimum One year of aviation experience required.

  • Knowledge of weather theory, charts, and reports.

  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations with an emphasis on Part 91 and 135.

  • Must have good communication skills, verbal and written.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.


  • Previous operations experience in the military.

  • Three plus years of aviation experience.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

    1. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

    2. Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model

    3. Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

    4. Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.

Job: *Technical

Title: Coordinator, Flight Operations-OCONUS

Location: Afghanistan-Bagram

Requisition ID: 6399