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Global 7500 Flight Tech/Cabin Server

Clay Lacy Aviation has been providing private jet services around the globe since 1968. Taking pride in the pursuit of perfection is at the center of everything that we do. Our most valuable asset is our experienced team. If you are goal-oriented, dedicated, proactive, and enjoy a customer-centric culture, we would be delighted to get to know you better.

Founded in 1968 by legendary aviator and industry pioneer Clay Lacy. Today, Clay Lacy Aviation is considered the world’s most experienced operator of private jets. Prominent individuals and leading corporations trust Clay Lacy for aircraft management, charter, maintenance, avionics, interiors, and FBO services. The company has aircraft operations and regional offices across the U.S., including a full-service FBO at Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles, and FAA Part 145 aircraft maintenance centers in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Oxford, Connecticut. With the most knowledgeable team in the industry, Clay Lacy delivers superior safety, service and value to aircraft owners and jet travelers worldwide.

All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check. Individuals must be Covid-19 vaccinated. 

Position Summary

The Global 7500 Flight Tech/Cabin Server will direct and oversee all activities, maintenance programs, inspections, analytics, projections, coordination, project management, yearly budgeting and will provide cabin service to aircraft owners, guests, and for charter flights for the Global 7500. This will be accomplished by performing the following duties and responsibilities.

Responsibilities Flight Tech/Cabin Server

Flight Tech:

    • Serve as an active member of the Clay Lacy Team, its vision, mission, and values.
    • Develop and implement policies and procedures to optimize the maintenance in support of the GMM and Clay Lacy Aviation as a whole.
    • Provide the Aircraft Management Team with a 24-month projection that needs to be updated monthly and included downtime, estimated costs (man-hours), and coordination.
    • Work productively with the aircraft crew members to support their missions and expectations from the owner.
    • Provide 24-hour support.
    • Shall be present at all aircraft arrivals and departures within reason.
    • Maintain and adjust the workflow provided for proper decision-making on maintenance-related resources.
    • Shall complete light and moderate work on aircraft as well as, coordinate the moderate and heavy maintenance inefficient intervals by active scheduling with the owner’s schedule, crew, Aircraft Management Team, and CLA Maintenance.
    • Establish the environment and expectation where comments, concerns, and suggestions by personnel will be handled and shared with the aircraft management team.
    • Establish and maintain records as required by the FAR’s, manufacturers, and company policies.
    • Ensure high levels of customer service are provided to the company and its customers.
    • Become familiar with and improve vendor/supplier relationships, contracts, and support services.
    • Anticipate client and crew needs in order to continually improve the level of support and service.
    • Represent the company in aviation matters through trade associations, the FAA, state or municipal aviation bodies, airport management, community organizations, and contract agencies.
    • Maintain high morale through an awareness of company and department policies, employee development programs, and periodic department meetings for the two-way communication of ideas, goals, and objectives;
    • Establish severe weather/natural disaster procedures to protect personnel, aircraft, and facilities. Procedures should address plans for, but not be limited to, situations involving hurricanes, tornadoes, high winds, and hail.
    • Act as the resident expert on matters related to all aspects of safety.
    • Act as liaison with safety organizations (formal and informal) on matters of industry safety concerns.
    • Identify and report safety hazards utilizing CLA’s SMS program to identify and mitigate risk.
    • Other duties as required.

Cabin Server:

    • Provide superior cabin service to 91/135 passengers.
    • Ensure that the safety/comfort of all passengers is attended to.
    • Shop for and procure the necessary items, organize all amenities, prepare flower arrangements, fruit baskets, and all boarding snacks.
    • Knowledgeable of the workings of cabin features including berthing seats (bedding), conference table, etc. as well as electronic systems such as entertainment.
    • Prepare aircraft with amenities, catering, and special requests. Ensure all amenities are fresh, aircraft is clean and ready for departure.
    • Report any interior blemishes to PIC.
    • Assist in keeping all storage areas for aircraft well kept.
    • Review policies and procedures.
    • The candidate will receive training in CPR and aircraft cabin safety systems.
    • The candidate must always present well on and off the aircraft while working with the operation.
    • Other duties and tasks as assigned.

Requirements

Experience, Skills and Abilities, Education:

    • Covid-19 Vaccination Required. 
    • Must possess and maintain a current and valid US-issued FAA A&P Certificate
    • Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License, restricted licenses are not valid for employment at Clay Lacy Aviation
    • Must reside within 2 hours drivable commute from Portland-Hillsboro Airport
    • Must maintain a valid passport.
    • Possess a minimum of 10 years of A&P-related duties with some experience in maintaining the Global 7500.
    • Global 7500 training or experience strongly preferred.
    • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing subordinates or contractors.
    • Must submit to and be capable of passing a required drug test.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and tasks.
    • Able and willing to travel with the aircraft and via airlines to aircraft projects and inspections.
    • Willingness to work long and sometimes irregular hours.
    • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Have excellent interpersonal and management abilities.
    • Possess calmness under pressure with professionalism and service to clients and colleagues alike.
    • College degree strongly preferred.
    • Emergency training – certificate completed within the past 12 months to include the following:
    • FACTS or Flight Safety
    • Current CPR/ First AidComply with all Federal Aviation regulations, company operations manual, operations specifications, standard operating procedures, and company policies & procedures.
    • Must be able to pass DOT/FAA drug screening, background checks and submit to random drug/alcohol test when required.

Physical Requirements

    • Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds.
    • Requires manual dexterity sufficient enough to operate standard office machines such as computers, calculators, telephone and other office equipment; and conduct repairs and troubleshooting on aircraft.

Benefits

Clay Lacy Aviation offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, matching 401(K), and more to employees in full-time positions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

 

Positions in this classification are considered safety-sensitive under DOT/FAA drug and alcohol regulations.

All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

About Clay Lacy Aviation

Founded in 1968 by legendary aviator and industry pioneer Clay Lacy. Today, Clay Lacy Aviation is considered the world’s most experienced operator of private jets. Prominent individuals and leading corporations trust Clay Lacy for aircraft management, charter, maintenance, avionics, interiors, and FBO services. The company has aircraft operations and regional offices across the U.S., including full-service FBOs in Los Angeles and Orange County, and aircraft maintenance centers in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Oxford, Connecticut. With the most knowledgeable team in the industry, Clay Lacy delivers superior safety, service, and value to aircraft owners and jet travelers worldwide. Visit claylacy.com