Flight Dispatcher 3

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Boeing Company Everett, Washington:

Location Everett, WA

Security Clearance Required? No Security Clearance Required

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Position Description

Provides flight planning and dispatch services for company test, demonstration, repositioning, customer delivery and visiting aircrew. Coordinates delivery flight planning with company contracts, weights, traffic management and customer flight crews. Communicates flight plans to management and other flight operations personnel. Coordinates schedules and flight / delivery plans to support efficient flight operations within cost constraints. Prepares weather briefing folders and electronic flight plan; international overflight clearances with government agencies. Coordinates departure, enroute, special use airport arrival requirements with FAA, Air Route Traffic Control Centers (ARTCC), files domestic and international flight plans and updates them as required to meet departure schedules. Maintains required flight documents to support domestic and international flight operations. Continuously improves processes to meet management schedules and objectives.



[ + ] Adaptability
Understands changes in own and others’ work and situations; may be asked to explain the logic or basis for change to less experienced employees; actively seeks information about changes affecting own and fellow employees’ jobs. Treats changes and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; focuses on the beneficial aspects of change; speaks positively about the change to fellow interorganizational employees and occasionally to external customers. Quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with changes in the work environment; readily tries new approaches appropriate for new or changed situations; does not persist with ineffective behaviors.

[ + ] Collaboration
Works effectively and cooperatively with fellow employees, peers from other teams and/or parts of the organization and occasionally external customers; establishes and maintains good working relationships by actively involving others and helping them feel valued, appreciated, and included in discussions. Places higher priority on team and/or organization goals than on own goals. Offers to provide help and/or leadership to other teams and/or employees and occasionally external customers when they need assistance.

[ + ] Communication
Clarifies purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Keeps the audience engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. Frames the message in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; uses terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Seeks input from audience; checks understanding; presents message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used. Accurately interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.

[ + ] Customer Focus
Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; develops and sustains productive customer relationships; uses information to understand customers’ circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs; periodically becomes involved in sharing information with customers to build their understanding of issues and capabilities; considers how actions or plans will affect customers; responds quickly to meet customer needs and resolve problems; assists higher graded employees and/or project team leaders in implementing ways to monitor and evaluate customer concerns, issues, and satisfaction and to anticipate customer needs.

[ + ] Decision Making
Recognizes a wide range of potentially difficult issues, problems, or opportunities in own work group, across the organization and occasionally with external customers; determines whether action is needed. Identifies the need for and collects information to better understand difficult issues, problems, and opportunities. Integrates information from a wide variety of sources; detects trends, associations, and cause-effect relationships; creates relevant options for addressing difficult problems/opportunities and achieving desired outcomes. Formulates and/or makes recommendations for decision criteria based on issue complexity; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option. Implements decisions or initiates action within a reasonable time. Includes fellow work group members, employees across the organization, and occasionally external customers in the decision-making process as warranted to obtain good information, make the most appropriate decisions, and ensure buy-in and understanding of the resulting decisions.


[ + ] Aircraft Meteorology
Intermediate knowledge of meteorology as applicable to aircraft operations (e.g., icing, turbulence, thunderstorms, fog and low ceilings, winds aloft, pressure pattern flying, the influence of terrain on meteorological conditions, general principles of weather analysis and forecasting). The ability to comprehend and communicate program related operational requirements.

[ + ] Flight Planning
Intermediate knowledge of domestic or international weather briefing folders, computer flight plans, and over flight coordination. The ability to comprehend and communicate program related operational requirements.

[ + ] Industry Regulations
Complete knowledge of federal aviation administration and foreign regulatory agencies procedures and regulations.

[ + ] Local Airspace Requirements
General knowledge of local airspace requirements and scheduling agencies (FAA, airspace classification, Restricted Military Airspace) in order to schedule airspace for upcoming test and production flights and to comply with applicable governmental rules and regulations.

[ + ] Navigation Procedures
Intermediate knowledge of navigation procedures (e.g., Instrument Flight Rules [IFR], Visual Flight Rules [VFR]), air navigation facilities, and Air Traffic Control procedures. The ability to comprehend and communicate program related operational requirements.

Basic Qualifications For Consideration

Do you meet the criteria described in the Typical Education / Experience section of this requisition?

Do you have a FAA Flight Dispatcher license?

Typical Education/Experience

Bachelor’s and typically 6 or more years’ related work experience, a Master’s degree and typically 4 or more years’ related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Job related information

Flight Dispatch license, industry experience, and international flight planning experience required. FOS experience desired but not required. This position will primarily work out of the Flight Dispatch Office located at Everett Field, Everett, WA. However depending on workload, this position may be required to work at Boeing Field, Seattle, WA. While most support is provided during a normal first or second shift time period, duty day is flexible to enable support for customers’ departure needs including day and time. Applicant must be willing to work a flexible schedule. Normal duty hours will be first shift. Customer aircrews may elect to depart Seattle or Everett late at night or very early in the morning. While these departure times are not the typical operation, they are also not unheard of and will be supported when requested. Some overtime and rotational weekend shifts may be required.

  • Business Unit Engineering Ops & Tech
  • Division Boeing Test & Evaluation
  • Program Chief Test Pilot
  • Job Type Non-Management
  • Experience Level Career/Experienced
  • US Person Status Required? Yes

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