Flight Follower - Load Planning

Flight Follower - Load Planning
Thunder Bay
As per operational requirements
Deadline To Apply
Until Filled

Job Summary

Responsible to the SOCC Manager, the Flight Follower/Load Planner will monitor and track the day of operations aircraft and prepare the Flight Dispatch Clearance form to maintain an effective and efficient operation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing the Flight Dispatch Clearance (FDC) form: ATC clearance/track passenger loads
  • Payload calculations
  • Payload forecasting
  • Payload by load for each flight prior to crew report time
  • Monitor progress of each flight from its point of origin to is destination, including all intermediate stops or until the duties are transferred to another trained Flight Follower
  • Maintain log utilizing the approved company Aviation Management Software consisting of a recording of all Scheduled and or Estimated Departure and Arrival times, all Actual Departure and Arrival times using the air-to-ground radios and the Skytrax satellite tracking system.
  • Review and maintain daily records of ongoing and completed Flight Dispatch Clearances
  • Advise Pilot-in-Command of any changes that may affect or change the Flight Dispatch Clearance
  • Investigate and communicate Irregular Operations (IROP’s) of any departure or arrival delays exceeding 30 minutes.
  • Assist with Ops Coordinator and Ops Team Lead with day-to-day tasks.
  • Initiate company emergency response protocols when required.
  • Monitor local and regional weather and runway condition reports for potential impact to the planned operations and distribute details as necessary.
  • Foster a healthy working environment and promote a positive climate within the workplace.
  • Perform and uphold Wasaya’s Customer Care Commitments to both internal and external customers.
  • Any other related duties as assigned.


Skills and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Post Secondary in a related field preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills, MS-Office preferable, proficient in use of internet and email
  • Able to work in a team environment, as well as unsupervised.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally always.
  • The ability to communicate in Oji-Cree or Ojibway is an asset.
  • Previous airline experience is an asset.
  • Experience with and/or knowledge of First Nations Organizations is an asset.

Working Conditions

  • Shift work required.
  • Occasional travel is required.
  • Weekend and evening work may be required.

Physical Conditions

  • Ability to lift or move up to 20lbs.
  • Manual dexterity is required to use desktop computers and peripherals.


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
Wasaya Airways LP
201 Kelner Place
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6V3
Fax: (807) 789-1645
Email: careers@wasaya.com