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Aerial Navigator Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Locate position directs course of airplane on international flights, using navigational aids, like charts, maps, sextant, and slide rule
  • Establish position of airplane by use of navigation instruments charts, celestial observation, or dead reckoning
  • Direct deviations from course required by weather conditions, like wind drifts forecasted atmospheric changes
  • Utilize navigation aids, like radio beams beacons, when available
  • Must be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration.

Air freight Agent Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Route inbound outbound air freight shipments to their destinations
  • Take telephone orders from customers and arranges for pickup of freight delivery to loading platform
  • Assemble cargo according to destination
  • Weigh items determines cost, using rate book
  • Itemize charges, prepares freight bills, accepts payments issues refunds
  • Prepare manifest to accompany shipments
  • Notify shippers of delays in departure of shipment
  • Unload inbound freight and notifies consignees on arrival of shipments arranges for delivery to consignees
  • May force conditioned air into interior of plane for passenger comfort prior to departure, using mobile aircraft-air-conditioning-unit.

Aircraft Body Repairer Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Repair sheet and extruded metal structural parts of aircraft and missiles according to design specifications, using handtools and power tools metalworking machinery
  • Read design specifications or examines sample parts to define fabrication procedures and machines tools required
  • Remove rivets & other fasteners to facilitate removal of defective part, using power drill punch, or cuts out defective part, using power shears, hacksaw and file
  • Locate and marks dimension reference lines on defective or replacement part, using templates, scribes, compass, and steel rule
  • Sets up operates metal fabricating machines, like saws, brakes, shears, drill press, and grinders, to repair defective part or fabricate new part
  • Reinstall repaired or replacement parts for subsequent riveting or welding, using clamps wrenches
  • Confer with other workers to expedite heat treating, anodizing, or other specified processing of repair parts
  • May signal crane operator to fit align heavy parts
  • May stretch skin panel sheets to remove surface tension, using sheet metal hand forming tools.

Aircraft Cleaning Supervisor Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Supervise and coordinates activities of workers engaged in cleaning interiors exteriors of airplane
  • Observe work procedures & inspects completed work to make sure adherence to efficiency safety standards, quality of work and cleaning requirements
  • Inventory and orders replacement cleaning sanitary supplies
  • Record inspection results sanitary supplies used on cleaning report
  • Perform duties as prescribed under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Aircraft inspection record Clerk Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Keep records of usage and time intervals between inspection maintenance of designated airplane parts
  • Compile data from flight schedules and computes & posts amount of time airplanes individual parts are in use daily, using calculating machine
  • Maintain card file for individual parts with notations of time used facts taken from inspection records
  • Notify inspection department when parts and airplanes approach date for inspection, including accumulated time routing schedule
  • Record work notations onto inspection report forms, using typewriter
  • Prepare reports on schedule delays caused by mechanical difficulties to be filed with Federal Aviation Administration
  • May keep reports on amounts of gasoline used daily
  • May keep employees time records [Timekeeper clerical ].

Aircraft log Clerk Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Keep records of usage and time intervals between inspection maintenance of designated airplane parts
  • Compile data from flight schedules and computes & posts amount of time airplanes individual parts are in use daily, using calculating machine
  • Maintain card file for individual parts with notations of time used facts taken from inspection records
  • Notify inspection department when parts and airplanes approach date for inspection, including accumulated time routing schedule
  • Record work notations onto inspection report forms, using typewriter
  • Prepare reports on schedule delays caused by mechanical difficulties to be filed with Federal Aviation Administration
  • May keep reports on amounts of gasoline used daily
  • May keep employees time records [Timekeeper clerical ].

Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Supervise and coordinates activities of Airframe-And-Power-Plant Mechanics aircraft mfg., air trans. 621.281-014 engaged in maintaining and repairing aircraft aircraft engines
  • Train employees in work methods procedures
  • Inspect work to maintain specified standards quality
  • Requisition materials supplies
  • Must be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration in job occurring in air transportation
  • May supervise workers engaged in servicing aircraft with fuel, lubricants, and coolants
  • Perform duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Aircraft time Clerk Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Keep records of usage and time intervals between inspection maintenance of designated airplane parts
  • Compile data from flight schedules and computes & posts amount of time airplanes individual parts are in use daily, using calculating machine
  • Maintain card file for individual parts with notations of time used facts taken from inspection records
  • Notify inspection department when parts and airplanes approach date for inspection, including accumulated time routing schedule
  • Record work notations onto inspection report forms, using typewriter
  • Prepare reports on schedule delays caused by mechanical difficulties to be filed with Federal Aviation Administration
  • May keep reports on amounts of gasoline used daily
  • May keep employees time records [Timekeeper clerical ].

Airline Lounge Receptionist Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Admit members and guests to airline lounge, serves beverages snacks, and provides other personal services as requested
  • Open door to lounge in response to sound of buzzer, verifies membership cards and admits and seats members guests
  • Serve refreshments like cocktails, coffee snacks
  • Answer questions regarding scheduled flights terminal facilities
  • Verify passengers reservations
  • Direct or accompanies passengers to departure gates, rest rooms other terminal facilities
  • Relay requests for paging service, using telephone
  • Open cans, bottles, and packages, brews coffee, arranges pastry, nuts, and appetizers on serving trays
  • Remove used ash trays, glasses, and dishes from tables picks up trash.

Airline Security Representative Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Screen passengers visitors for weapons, explosives, or other forbidden articles to prevent articles from being carried into restricted area of air terminal, performing any combination of following tasks
  • Greet individuals desiring to enter restricted area informs them that they must be screened prior to entry
  • Asks individual to empty contents of pockets into tray
  • Examine contents of tray for forbidden articles directs individual to pass through metal-detecting device
  • Asks individual to remove metal articles from person if metal detector signals presence of metal, or uses hand held metal detector to locate metal item on person
  • Place carry-on baggage or other containers onto x-ray device, actuates device controls, and monitors screen to detect forbidden articles
  • Request owner to open baggage or containers when x ray shows questionable contents
  • Return baggage tray contents to individual if no forbidden articles are detected
  • Notify Guard, Security any industry if forbidden articles are discovered or detector equipment indicates further search is needed
  • May turn on power make adjustments to equipment
  • May perform duties of Guard, Security any industry
  • May screen boarding passengers against Federal Aviation Administration approved profile of aircraft hijackers



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