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Flight Training Planning & Scheduling Intern

Flight Training Planning & Scheduling Intern

Date:  Apr 26, 2021

Location: Flight Training Academy (DFW-FTRN) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 42001 

Intro

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

American Airlines pilots go through 24,000+ training events every year. Flight Training Planning & Scheduling is responsible for planning, scheduling and tracking all of these training activities. This group is also responsible for ensuring optimal utilization of our training resources including check airman, instructor pilots, simulators, etc.  This intern will be responsible for analyzing pilot training data, optimizing resource planning models and building predictive models.

What you'll do

  • Partner with planning and scheduling teams to improve utilization of resource planning optimization model
  • Develop and test recommendations to drive efficiencies in resource utilization
  • Develop predictive models on large-scale datasets using tools such as linear regression, logistic regression, decision trees and other machine learning, or data mining techniques
  • Develop data visualizations and dashboards using Tableau
  • Develop actionable business insights using SQL

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, Operations research, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or other related experience/classwork
  • Aptitude for logical analysis, problem identification, and problem solving
  • Proficiency in SQL and a programming language such as Python, Scala or Java
  • Working knowledge of Resource Planning or Optimization Modeling 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate technical solutions to management
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills, with attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects on an ongoing basis
  • High performance orientation, ability to work well under pressure, prioritize projects, meet deadlines, and maintain flexibility

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 42001 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Training, Intern, Engineer, Information Systems, Scheduler, Operations, Entry Level, Engineering, Technology, Administrative

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