Positions in our Aviation Group
Weathernews America Inc.
Oklahoma Operations Center
Now Hiring: Positions in our Aviation Group – Experience Preferred
For over fifty years, Weathernews has drawn upon our global resources and ongoing innovations in
science, software and service to deliver customized solutions that help businesses in many industries
better manage the effects of weather on their operations, revenues and profits.
Aviation Group Position Summary
Using state-of-the-art technology, our aviation weather experts help clients make daily decisions based on
how the weather will impact their flights, hubs and overall operations. From flight-by-flight decisions, like
Minimum Equipment Lists (MEL) and alternate airports, to hub and system integrity decisions, like ground
delays and equipment scheduling, our clients rely on Weathernews to deliver a complete aviation solution
that proactively supports the decision-making needs of various airline employees.
This position is a one-year full time contract position with possibility to be considered for a permanent
position after the contract has expired. This position is located in our operations facility near the National
Weather Center in Norman, Oklahoma.
Analyze and communicate detailed meteorological conditions to include:
Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts (TAF) for airports worldwide;
Upper air wind and turbulence forecasts, and en-route thunderstorm forecasts.
Freezing/frozen precipitation, icing, ozone, tropical cyclone and volcanic ash forecasts when necessary
Make routing recommendations for flights in consideration of en-route hazards, including support for
aircraft Minimum Equipment List (MEL) operations
Monitor current weather conditions and alert appropriate personnel when severe or operationally
significant weather will impact the airline operation, facilities or personnel
Issue timely airport wind shear (LLWS) alerts
Provide weather training for flight crew and flight dispatchers
Support the Flight Control / Air Traffic Control desks as required
Manual, visual and/or computer analysis of meteorological data
Computer- and/or paper-based chart production
Data entry into appropriate airline computer systems, including the Intranet.
Brief operations control and/or flight operations personnel on an as-needed basis.
Conduct customized daily weather briefings to operations.
Participate in airport climatological studies.
Produce airport meteorological summaries as well as forecast reviews.
Airline Meteorologists, Flight Superintendents, Sector Managers, Duty Directors
Any/all other airline personnel working in operations control in an operational capacity
Customer Service personnel working in an operational capacity
NWS, FAA, OAL personnel
Undergraduate degree in Meteorology, or its equivalent in practical training and experience, preferably both
- 1-3 years operational experience, preferably aviation
Must be, or be capable of becoming, a skilled operational forecaster
Must be able to type and use computer-based drawing packages proficiently
Must be a good communicator, both verbally and written
Must understand the relationship between airline flight operations and weather phenomena
Must be able to maintain concentration and focus under time and environmental pressure
May have to stand at a chart table for extended periods of time
Able to work shifts, normally rotating in 24 x 7 shift-working operational office environment, including
weekends and holidays
Able to handle significant amounts of time working in front of a computer or on a keyboard
Able to successfully manage workload and stress in bad weather situations
Attend daily weather briefings and discussions.
Able to work in a fast-paced team environment and to multi-task.
Strong computer skills.
Detail-oriented and keen attention to accuracy.
Willingness to travel to our office in Japan.
** Weathernews is a 24/7 operation, all candidates must be available for shift work including
nights and weekends.
Weathernews offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package,
as well as the opportunity to join a recognized leader in the weather information & risk analysis industry.
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