Operations Officer


PDG Aviation Services is one of the leading onshore helicopter operators in the UK and Ireland, we are currently recruiting for an Operations Officer to join our busy Operations Department. This position will be located at our Head Office at Dalcross Industrial Estate. This is a full time, permanent position, with a 35-hour contract. The working hours for this position are Monday to Friday between 8.00am - 6.00pm with occasional weekend working, once training has been carried out.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaising with clients to gather information for the construction of aircraft task jobsheets
  • Organising and planning helicopter operations and liaising directly with the Operations Manager on all aircraft tasking within their area of responsibility
  • Liaising effectively with the sales, engineering and accounts departments
  • Allocating pilots, ground crew, aircraft and equipment for operational tasks
  • Making travel arrangements for flight and ground crew
  • Filing aircraft flight plans and General Aviation Reports
  • Maintenance of operational administrative systems
  • Monitoring and scheduling training for flight and ground crew
  • Monitoring pilot flight time limitations
  • Flight following aircraft movements
  • Processing sales and purchase invoices
  • Being part of the out of hours ‘on call’ operations roster

Key Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills, personable and confident
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work using own initiative and as part of a small team
  • Flexible attitude to working patterns
  • Similar or relevant experience particularly in the aviation industry would be advantageous
  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK


  • Full training will be provided for the position


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Health & Wellbeing Programme

If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and CV to human.resources@pdghelicopters.com