Specialist/Senior Specialist, Safety – American Airlines – Philadelphia, PA

Specialist/Senior Specialist, Safety
American Airlines
2,273 reviews

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Location: Philadelphia Intl Apt (PHL-TRML)
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 19642


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You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers. At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people.

What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.

Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.

About The Job

This job is a member of the Safety Environmental Regulatory Compliance & Integration Team within the Integrated Operations Division. This position will be responsible for supporting American’s DFW Hub in the pursuit of safety excellence and the prevention of accidents and injuries.

Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Assists local leaders in cultivating and maintaining a safety culture as established by senior leadership
  • Assists the Safety Manager to determine the most efficient way to enhance safety communication to both internal and external customers with regards to safety at the station
  • Mentors/subject matter expert/resource for frontline management and frontline team members
  • Communicates and interacts frequently with station leadership and frontline internal and external workgroups
  • Performs and/or supports employee injury and aircraft damage events and associated investigations
  • Prepares safety related communications for local and system distribution
  • Conducts various audits, observations and support station risk assessments
  • Compiles, analyzes, and delivers reports and presentations on safety-related data and information for station leadership and stakeholders including senior leaders
  • Requires working outside in a ramp operations environment sometimes exposed to extreme weather elements
  • On-call response during off scheduled work hours may be required on short notice
  • Some travel may be required on short notice


Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience/training, prefer safety or aviation-specific education
  • At least 4 years airline operations/customer service work experience and/or safety-related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous supervisory/leadership experience
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and applications within airline/airport work areas
  • Highly honed communication and time management skills
  • Excellent PC skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent supervisory/management capabilities

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 19642

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