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Flight Standards and Training, Uber Copter

Program Manager, Engineering
in New York, New York

About the Role

Become part of the New York City-based Uber Elevate team, which is focused on delivering on-demand, multimodal aerial ride sharing through the Uber Copter service. You will be tasked with developing and administering the learning management system and training framework that supports the Uber Copter service. This person will also lead our efforts to develop consistent and standardized evaluation protocols for all operations roles across the Uber Copter team.

What You'll Do

  • Lead the refinement of standards and procedures and associated manuals and documentation for multimodal aerial ride sharing
  • Lead our adoption of a comprehensive learning management system and migrate existing training content to that system
  • Engage with Uber's Part 135 direct air carrier partner for any recommended practices involving flight crew
  • Work with team members to continually update training materials and identify opportunities to develop new materials
  • Ensure training, evaluation, and the ongoing performance of our team members and partners is consistent and within standards, as defined by the Elevate organization
  • Drive our training program toward Part 135 /121 industry best practices and internationally recognized standards
  • Support the Uber Elevate safety team to ensure training aligns with the Safety Management System (SMS) framework

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor's degree, with 3-5 years practical work experience
  • Thorough understanding of aviation operations and training (civilian or military)
  • Experience managing or administering an aviation or aviation-related training program
  • Initiative and a demonstrated ability to independently drive a project with cross functional stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills

Bonus Points

  • Hold an FAA Private Pilot certificate (or greater)
  • Familiarity with learning management systems
  • Project management experience
  • Prior Part 135 /121 operations or training experience

About Uber Elevate**
**On-demand aviation has the potential to radically improve urban mobility, giving people back time lost in their daily commutes. A network of small, electric aircraft that take off and land vertically (VTOLs) will enable rapid, reliable transportation between suburbs and cities and, ultimately, within cities. Elevate is the name of Uber's internal team and initiative focused on launching the Uber Air product. The Elevate initiative includes software development, data science, battery development, infrastructure to support a distributed network of Skyports, operations, partnerships, and vehicle design. Uber Copter is Elevate's first consumer facing manifestation of multi-modal aerial ridesharing.

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