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Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) and Line Operations Safety Audit (LOSA) Analyst

Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) and Line Operations Safety Audit (LOSA) Analyst

locationVandalia, OH, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/1/2024
Procurement / Operations
Full Time


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About PSA

PSA Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines, offers unparalleled opportunities for growth and professional development. We value teamwork, diversity, and inclusivity and strive to create a safe, respectful, and happy work environment for our more than 4,000 employees. Our company culture, known as The PSA Way, is our foundation for operation and fosters stability, growth and a focus on the future while always placing safety at the forefront of everything we do. We are driven in our goals and achievements, eager to be better. We are reliable to one another and accountable for our actions. And we are caring in our daily interactions, with teammates, colleagues, and customers. Join our team to enjoy comprehensive benefits, including travel privileges on the American Airlines global network, so you can explore new destinations and create unforgettable memories with family and friends.


PSA offers the benefits you expect from a company focused on excellence. All eligible team members enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Travel privileges on the American Airlines global network
  • A generous vacation plan designed to let you enjoy your travel perks
  • 401(k) with company match
  • American Airlines Group (AAG) profit-sharing and bonus opportunities
  • A choice of three health plan options, all with nationwide coverage with the UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus network
  • Premium dental coverage
  • Vision plan options provided, including a plan that covers both glasses and contacts every year    
  • Benefits navigation services, including finding a doctor, scheduling an appointment, understanding your medical bills, and free second opinion services
  • Access to 24-hour virtual urgent care services
  • Family planning and fertility treatment
  • LGBTQ+ friendly services including gender affirming care, assistance finding knowledgeable providers, and family planning
  • Company-paid Life and AD&D Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability, and supplemental life insurance options for spouses and dependent children
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for both Health Care and Dependent Care services
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program providing a range of services, including 5 free in-person sessions with a health care professional


Position Summary

The Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) and Line Operation Safety Audit (LOSA) Analyst will assist in the day-to-day administration of the FOQA and LOSA Programs.  This position will interact with company managers, union representatives and the FAA. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in facilitating the FOQA Monitoring Team (FMT) meetings 
  • Review FOQA data with the FMT and provide analysis support as required 
  • Maintain parameter definition event sets and coordinate changes with the FMT in addition to maintain a log of any changes that are made 
  • Maintain a FOQA history log of corrective actions 
  • Monitor the status of corrective actions/recommendations 
  • Disseminate FOQA information to the PSA stakeholders 
  • Coordinate maintenance issues with PSA Maintenance and Engineering 
  • Track/Trend the top safety issues out of the FOQA program 
  • Develop and maintain the FOQA documentation (I&O Plan and FOQA MOU) 
  • Manage password selection and maintenance of the Aerobytes program  
  • Create Safety Promotional (Quarterly FOQA Scorecard, FOQA Bulletins etc.) 
  • Conduct various safety promotional presentations to increase the knowledge and awareness of the PSA FOQA program and support departmental safety promotional efforts as needed 
  • Help maintain the PSA Flight Safety Index 
  • Assist in facilitating the LOSA Steering Committee meetings 
  • Review LOSA data with the LOSA Steering Committee 
  • Track/trend the top safety issues out of the LOSA program 
  • Disseminate LOSA information to the PSA stakeholders 
  • Assist in training and supervising LOSA observers 
  • Assist in revising LOSA program documents (meeting minutes, Observer’s Guide, etc.) 
  • Responsible for the Company's Security and Safety Management System (SMS) and associated Safety Risk Management and Safety Assurance outputs 
  • Performs other duties as assigned 

Position Specifics



  • Commercial pilot’s license  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of programs 
  • Ability to perform statistical analysis 
  • Ability to speak/read/write in English   
  • If hired, must be able to demonstrate that you are authorized to work in the US   


  • Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Aviation or Aviation Safety 
  • One year of FOQA or aviation safety related experience 
  • ATP Certificate  
  • Excellent writing/communication skills 

Additional Information

Delegation: In absence, responsibilities delegated to FOQA Program Manager 

Authorities: None 

Supervisory Responsibility:  This is not a supervisory position. 

Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, facsimile machines and filing cabinets.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb up and down stairs; lift weight up to 25 lbs; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Security Clearance: All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49CFR1542.209 as well as a pre-employment drug screen.
AAP/EEO Statement: PSA Airlines is an equal opportunity employer; qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.