Flight Safety Investigator Job Opening

Flight Safety Investigator

SkyWest Airlines

Saint George, Utah

Primary Job Duties

SkyWest Airlines is committed to maintaining the highest level of safety and security in every aspect of our operation. We continuously work to implement comprehensive, effective programs and procedures that ensure a safe travel experience for our customers and a safe working environment for our people. Along with regular evaluations and improvements to these programs, we are committed to seeking new ways we can maintain and enhance an impeccable safety record. Dedication to fairness in all we do coupled with an uncompromising commitment to quality and safety sets SkyWest Airlines apart from other airlines. We strive to be the partner of choice, employer of choice, and investment of choice.

The Flight Safety Investigator assists the NTSB Party Coordinator as directed in the event of a catastrophic accident/incident where a formal NTSB investigation has commenced and the party system is established. They assist the SkyWest Airlines liaison to the NTSB for all non-TDA issues (including accidents/incidents where the party system in not activated but a formal NTSB investigation has been established.

Primary Job location in St.George UT, willing to consider Salt Lake City UT

Reports to Manager of Flight Safety Investigations
  • Creates file reports required by:
    • 49 CFR 830.5 Immediate notification of incidents to the NTSB.
    • Transportation Safety Board (TSB) Regulations Mandatory Reporting section
  • Reporting to the Emergency Command Center (ECC) and deploying to an accident/incident site as detailed in Emergency Response Manual SP 4800.
  • Reviewing SCRs and following the SCR process as detailed in Safety Concern Reporting Program SP 4912
  • Investigate flight operations accidents/incidents involving SkyWest aircraft.
  • Provide accident/incident summaries as directed.
  • Complete investigative reports
  • Aid in the resolution of top flight safety risk areas through investigation, research, data gathering, analysis, and participation in safety related meetings.
  • Assist in the monitoring of all flight safety data sources for hazards and ineffective risk controls.
  • Assist in reporting of identified trends
  • Investigate and facilitate resolution for all flight safety related safety concern reports.
  • Assist in ASAP ERC investigation and other safety investigations
  • Investigation of Safety Concern Reports (SCRs) related to flight safety issues.
  • Participation in the On-Scene Investigation Team (OSIT)
  • Providing notification to the FAA of reportable occurrences as directed by the Manager Flight Safety Investigations.
  • Attending safety seminars and industry meetings pertaining to flight safety investigations.
  • Maintaining currency on NTSB and applicable FAA and DOT regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Knowledge of FAR 121 operations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Training and experience in airline safety investigation, human factors, and root cause analysis.
  • Basic knowledge of IATA, DOT, FAR, Operations Specifications, Advisory Circulars, and NTSB regulations.
  • Knowledge of the Safety Management Systems (SMS).
  • Proficient computer skills required, including knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Four year college degree in related fields

Physical and Other Requirements

  • Ability to sit and work at a computer for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to travel regularly to on site investigations, audits, training, and industry conferences
  • To apply, please complete the on-line application (qualified applicants will be contacted).
  • This job posting may have an additional video interview requirement. Please monitor your email and junk folder for additional instructions.