A Load Controller is responsible for ensuring that accurate weight and balance data is generated in order to support safe, compliant and efficient flight operations.
This includes updating manifests, planning, coordinating and producing all loading, weight and balance documentation, ensuring the safe distribution of load within prescribed aircraft limitations, monitoring the performance of the departure control system and updating system information.
A Load Controller needs to have knowledge of the principles of weight and balance and their application in a commercial airline environment. An understanding of aircraft performance and its relationship to weight and balance measures is important.
This role requires strong organisational skills, excellent time management, a commitment to attention to detail and the ability to work autonomously.This role can involve shiftwork, including weekends, public holidays and nights.
The career opportunities within the Aviation sector are many and varied, taking employees across the country or around the world.
There is no specific licence requirement but a security clearance is required before you can work in an airport.
You will need an Airport Security Identification Card (ASIC) to work in this role.
$42,500 – $62,000 (Median $50,000)*
*Wages will vary according to your level of skill, experience, employer and geographical location.