• Horizon Air Careers | Centralized Load Plan Agent Job, Seattle, WA

    Location Seattle, WA, USA

    Job Description

    The Central Load Planning Agent is responsible for overseeing the Load Planning and Weight and Balance process for all Horizon Air flights in accordance with FAA regulations, department processes and procedures, and company policies.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Create and maintain a strong culture of safety that incorporates "Ready, Safe, Go!"

    • Support station agents and flight crews for pre-departure load planning

    • Provide expertise on the weight and balance system, load planning process, and aircraft loading policies and procedures

    • Interface with other System Operations Control (SOC) personnel to maximize payload and mitigate load planning issues

    • Monitor system alerts and communicate issues to SOC personnel, flight crews or station agents (e.g. need to reseat passengers, payload limitations or restrictions, need for ballast, etc.)

    • Monitor automated system data feeds and assist in reporting, troubleshooting, and resolving issues

    • Monitor irregular operations and communicate with dispatcher and station agents in a timely manner

    • Provide oversight and manual manipulation of flights that are not automatically processed by the weight and balance system

    • Monitor the fuel ordering process. Ensure fuel slips are generated by the system, communicate revisions to stations, and provide manual manipulation when necessary

    • Report irregularities or safety issues

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements

    • 1 year of station, operations, and/or aircraft loading experience.

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    • Ability to identify and resolve critical issues

    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and prioritize tasks

    • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate with other workgroups

    • High school diploma or equivalent

    • Minimum age of 18

    • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

    • Preferred Qualifications

    • Associates Degree in Business or Aviation

    • Knowledge of aircraft loading principles and weight and balance concepts

    • Knowledge and practical experience with S4A, Sabre/IMAGE, Visops or Gatesheet, SharePoint, FOGS, and Office 365

    Job Details

    Company: Horizon Air

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Seattle, Washington, United States

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