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Becker Avionics

Flight Operations Specialist (FOS)

Chino, CA 91710
United States

Minimum Flight Hours Required
Manages Others
Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description

Are you looking to make a difference in your career? We’re working on smarter grids, cleaner energy and tools to help people manage energy more efficiently.


About Operational Services

Operational Services (OS) impacts the success of every area of the company. We own the responsibility to keep our employees, facilities and the public safe. We also monitor, benchmark and improve processes with integrity and compliance. From our supply chain, with the goods and services we purchase and store, to being a trusted partner in maintaining a robust transmission and distribution system, our work helps SCE sustain a safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy grid. Operational and service excellence is our main objective in everything we do.


Position Overview

As the Flight Operations Specialist (FOS), you will be required to perform essential functions as part of the overall aircraft Operation. On a daily basis, you will 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.  In addition, you will 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. You will coordinate activity in the hangar with the proposed aircraft schedule and possesses the overall responsibility for attention to detail.  The ability to work in a fast paced team environment are essential qualities for the success.  Immediate response to customer requests is what we strive for.  Effective time management skills and the ability to plan and organize an unpredictable workload are also needed. As the FOS, you must be able to work both independently and in a team environment to meet shared goals and objectives.


Typical Responsibilities:

  • Release Flights, Flight Follow and Aircraft Operations Coordinator/AOC (after hours and weekends, when rotation turn occurs): Acts 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.
  • Reporting: Conduct a monthly audit of the scheduling process. Compute the monthly aircraft utilization.
Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications
  • Five (5) years of related experience with helicopter flight operations
  • Commercial Pilot Certificate or FAA Dispatcher Certificate
  • Knowledge of FAA Regulations CFR 14 FAR 91
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Desired Qualifications

  • Five (5) years rotorcraft experience in the utility industry
  • Rotorcraft Airline Transport Pilot Certificate
  • Bachelor Degree in an Aviation Field
  • 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


  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
  • Relocation may apply to this position.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.


SCE is 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.