About

Solairus is a US-based private aviation services company whose core business is assisting aircraft owners with the safe, reliable, and efficient management and operation of their aircraft. Our charter and management services are customized to meet the client’s individual travel and financial requirements, and to support their flight operation with the highest standards of safety and personalized service, regardless of the location of the aircraft.


HOURS

Sunday | Open 24 Hours

Monday | Open 24 Hours

Tuesday | Open 24 Hours

Wednesday | Open 24 Hours

Thursday | Open 24 Hours

Friday | Open 24 Hours

Saturday | Open 24 Hours

365 Days a Year

PHONE

800.359.7861

EMAIL
charter@solairus.aero

LOCATION
201 1st Streeet
Petaluma, CA 94952

Location


Challenger 605 Client Aviation Manager - Oakland, CA

                                                       Title:       Client Aviation Manager

Department: Full-Time Flight Support Crew
Location: Oakland International Airport

Description

Solairus Aviation is currently searching for a full-time Client Aviation Manager (CAM) to lead a flight department in the Oakland Bay Area. The ideal candidate will need to be a team player while seeking excellence in every aspect of their performance. Join a hardworking team who strive to safely and professionally meet the travel needs of our clients while adhering to Solairus’ unique culture of service, safety, and integrity.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Supervises assigned personnel to ensure compliance with the policies and procedures contained in Solairus, FAA and other Manuals, as well as applicable regulations.
  • Monitors the personal appearance, dress code, and conduct of all assigned personnel to achieve the highest standards.
  • Maintains a current read and file of all Solairus Aviation memorandums.
  • Coordinates, schedules and reviews applicable crew and maintenance personnel training with the appropriate training contractor.
  • Coordinates all maintenance test, training and other flights not initiated by the client's normal scheduling system.
  • Develops scheduling procedures with clients to promote reliable, efficient scheduling of aircraft.
  • Approves and schedules through the flight coordinator Personal Time Off (PTO) for all assigned personnel.
  • Updates the assigned flight coordinator regarding aircraft schedule changes and other matters that may affect the scheduling of aircraft and crews.
  • Conducts meetings with all personnel to coordinate activities, identify problems, answer questions, pass information, and promote employee goodwill.
  • Approves expense accounts for assigned personnel.
  • Participates in the interview process of all assigned personnel to be employed by the operation. 
  • Solicits the Client Responsible Officer’s input and/or approval for all operational, personnel, and administrative issues of a substantive nature; Notifies the applicable Client Responsible Officer of anticipated needs for pilot relief.
  • Submits written reports as required by the Operations Manuals with copies to the Client Responsible Officer.
  • Revises all copies of manuals and publications assigned to aircraft.
  • Maintains a Training Currency and Monthly Flight Time Record on each crewmember assigned to the account in accordance with the procedure detailed in the Solairus FOM.
  • Ensures timely submission of training records, medicals, and other operations data to flight operations, as required.
  • Promotes customer goodwill through high quality service and professional demeanor. Promotes the business reputation, the company image and goodwill of SOLAIRUS Aviation.
  • Actively participates in the Safety Management System (SMS) implementation and initiatives and is familiar with SMS policies and procedures.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED:

PIC Total time = 4000 hours

Fixed wing = 4000 hours

PIC Time in Type = 500 hours

Time in Turbo Jet = 1000 hours

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS / CERTIFICATIONS

A management background with a demonstrated track record of exceptional leadership skill is required to be considered for this position.

  • NBAA CAM certification or other applicable leadership training.
  • Experience in multiple facets of training for flight operations personnel.  
  • Budget development and management experience.
  • College degree and/or advanced (non-flight) training.
  • Interpersonal communication skills to coordinate activities, identify problems, answer questions, pass information, and promote department goodwill.
  • Track record of working in (and contributing to the development of) one or more environments striving to implement and continually extend industry “best practices” in all facets of flight operations.
  • Typed on CL604 or CL605
  • First class medical required
  • Must be able to work on an on-call basis
  • Must be able to complete ICAO International procedures training annually
  • Must be located or willing to relocate withing 2 hours of KOAK.

 


Additional Information

 Solairus is a private aviation services company assisting aircraft owners with the safe, reliable, and efficient management and operation of their aircraft. Headquartered in the beautiful California Wine Country, Solairus Aviation is a destination employer offering nationwide operating bases, a stimulating work environment, and an array of modern benefits to employees. From profit sharing and a generous 401K matching structure to employee wellness programs and top-notch health benefits, Solairus firmly believes our team members are our greatest asset and we are committed to providing an exceptional employment experience.





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