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Career Opportunities In The Aviation Field

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Woman on phone with airplane in backgroundWhen one thinks of jobs in the aviation field, piloting is often the first to come to mind. However, the flight crew is really just a small part of all the jobs needed to keep an airplane in the sky and an airline working smoothly. Pilots rely on a whole host of people, each of whom needs to do their job correctly in order to make sure a flight is successful.

Airlines rely on a variety of worker for multiple diverse positions. If you’d like a job in the aviation field, chances are you’ll be able to find the one that fits you perfectly.

Jobs In The Aviation Field

Below are just a few of the many jobs in the aviation field:

  • Avionics Technicians – Avionics techs perform routine maintenance and repair work on the airplanes and helicopters in their fleet. Aircraft mechanics focus primarily on the physical components of the aircraft, which technicians work on repairing the complex electronic systems that power them.
  • Airline Administrative Support – Each and every airline, no matter the size, requires an administrative support staff in order to keep the office running smoothly and successfully. These types of jobs can include data entry workers, office managers, receptionists, public relations specialists, and communications.
  • Airline Operations Agent – An airline operations agent keeps track of the amount of fuel, the number of passengers, and the pieces of luggage going onto the aircraft.
  • Flight Dispatcher – A flight dispatcher is an incredibly important part of providing safety for each and every flight. In fact, responsibility for the flight’s safety is split 50/50 between the pilot and the dispatcher. Dispatchers work at the airport and stay in constant contact with the pilot regarding weather, landings, and loading re-ports.
  • Airline Flight Instructor – An airline flight instructor trains new pilots for the airline. Instructors may be retired pilots who once flew for the airline or senior pilots who still fly for the airline.

No matter which aviation career you choose, we know that you’ll love your jobs. A career in aviation is exciting, well paying and prestigious. For more information, please contact Elevate Aviation here in Salt Lake City, UT.

Posted on Nov 8, 2017
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