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FAA Dispatch Flight Follower - Oakdale

28 Aug 2019 11:36 AM | Anonymous

FAA Dispatch Flight Follower - Oakdale


Title: FAA Dispatch Flight Follower - Oakdale
ID: 246
Department: Flight Operations
Location: Oakdale, CA


Flight Follower
Cargo operator based in Oakdale, CA is seeking Flight Followers to assist with dispatching and providing support for cargo freight aircraft.  This is a full-time position with competitive pay and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and 401K.


  • The highest priority of each Flight Follower is the safety of the flight which includes following all FAA/FAR rules and regulations.
  • Flight Followers are required to monitor several websites and calculate quotes for our customers
  • Record Crewmembers flight time in compliance with the company’s crew scheduling procedures to ensure that each flight has a legal crew available to complete all flight operations for all flight segments. 
  • Collect, discuss and review weather and aeronautical information to help assist in aircraft/pilot dispatch.
  • Flight Followers will track all flights released and update customers and company personnel as necessary.
  • All flight times OUT/OFF and ON/IN times will be recorded on every flight.
  • Coordinate with the Operations and Maintenance to ensure the aircraft status will permit the intended operation to be conducted safely and in accordance with applicable Minimum Equipment List/Configuration Deviation List items (MEL/CDL) limitations/restrictions at the scheduled departure time. 
  • Ensure all flights are released In compliance with the FAA rules and regulations and FAR’s. 
  • Advise the appropriate personnel of potential or actual delays or problems
  • Coordinate and ensure that all, ground handling, deicing, fuel, landing/departure slots, and international handling, customs, landing/over-flight permits are in order before releasing a flight.
  • Provide operational data and reports to personnel as necessary 
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Flight Following Dispatch training for FAA certification OR FAA Dispatch License
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-Starter
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Must be willing to have a flexible schedule to include working nights and weekends
  • Previous aviation experience preferred but not required
  • Located 30 minutes within Oakdale, CA


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