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Becker Avionics
FlightSafety International

Flight Operations Sr Specialist

Chino, CA 91710
United States

Minimum Certification Required
Commercial Pilot
Minimum Flight Hours Required
Not Applicable
All Other Helicopter Jobs
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
From $85,500
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description


Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Flight Operations Senior Specialist at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll be responsible for the dispatch for Edison’s air operations often prioritizing the most critical air response to our service territory.

As a Flight Operations Senior Specialist, your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Monitor and oversee safe conduct of flight operations of the company’s aircraft as well as act as the department’s main point of contact for pilots, maintenance, and ground support to report any irregularities which involve flight operations safety or emergency response measures.
  • Analyze and elevate meteorological information to determine potential hazards and safety of flight and coordinate aviation activity with all Operating Units that use aircraft in the course of the utility business.
  • Coordinate activity in the hangar with the proposed aircraft schedule.
  • Release Flights, Flight Follow and Aircraft Operations Coordinator (AOC): Act as an Aircraft Operations Dispatcher in coordination with the Chief Pilot and the Maintenance Manager.
  • Management of Aircraft Schedule: Process and schedule flight requests and coordinate with the Helicopter Operations Specialists for external load requests.
  • Management of contract aircraft: Assign work to contract aircraft operators, track when their work is scheduled and completed, and help chase down issues for P.O.’s / invoices.
  • Conduct a monthly audit of the scheduling process and compute the monthly aircraft utilization.
  • Answer telephones and direct and or address client questions.
  • Make travel arrangements as directed by supervisor for flight crew.
  • Serve as back-up Airspace Coordinator when needed.

Job Requirements

The essentials

  • Five (5) years of experience with flight operations
  • Knowledge of FAA Regulations CFR 14 FAR 91
  • Commercial Pilot Certificate or FAA Dispatcher Certificate
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook

The preferred

  • Experience with rotorcraft operations.
  • Rotorcraft airline transport pilot certificate.
  • Experience with air operations in support of an electric utility company
  • Utilized Flight Software for scheduling aircraft and flight following
  • Knowledge or experience with proper aviation radio etiquette.
  • Knowledge of FAA Regulations CFR 14 FAR 135 and 133

You should know …

  • Work Mode: When a return-to-office date has been determined, this position’s work mode is hybrid. The employee will report to an SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.
  • Visit our Candidate Resource page to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!
  • Relocation may apply to this position.


  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. Please access our Information Guides to reference test(s): Edison Individual Contributor Workstyles (Test 8203). Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s) may not need to retest again.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.