29 days old

Operations Specialist

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: Integrated Operations Ctr (DFW-IOC0) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 34245 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

What you'll do

The terms and conditions of this position are represented by the Professional Airline Flight Control Association Collective Bargaining Agreement

The Specialist – Flight Planning Support (FPS) provides 24-hour flight planning, NOTAM and navigation support services for American Airlines and other contracted customers. Is a member of a team of PAFCA represented operations specialists responsible for maintaining the company's flight planning, NOTAM and support databases. Ensures efficiency in database operations through continuous database optimization efforts. On a daily basis creates optimized routes for trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific flights. Maintains flight plan routings and other database tables for city pairs served by American Airlines and contract carriers. Reviews and edits NOTAMs for their impact on American Airlines flight operations. Provides interface with departments inside and outside the company as necessary, including Air Traffic Service Providers, Regional Airline partners, Database Suppliers and Navigation Service customers.

All you'll need for success


  • Associate degree or higher in Science, Aviation or Computer Science required
  • Current licensed airman with FAA Flight Dispatcher, Pilot, Navigator or Air Traffic Control license or military/operational equivalent.
  • Knowledge of computer flight planning or advanced navigation techniques required
  • Must be able to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years recent experience working in a flight operations environment for an air carrier, large corporate or military entity.
  • Familiarity with EUROCONTROL IFPS, CFMU, and RAD preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of Jeppesen Jetplan flight planning engine preferred.
  • Experience with ICAO NOTAM and government aeronautical publications preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills required
  • Knowledge of relational database concepts preferred.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills required.
What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more
Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 34245 


Posted: 2019-11-15 Expires: 2019-12-15

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