Load Planner – ATG

March 23, 2024

Job Description

Delta Airlines

United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Ops Control


Ref #: 23994

How you’ll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

As a Load Planner, you are responsible for the production of planning and departure documents related to aircraft weight and balance for all Delta Air Lines mainline departures. Provide instructions for distributing fuel and assisting fuel vendors and maintenance personnel with non-standard fueling procedures, and resolve issues relating to aircraft weight and balance, ensuring compliance with company, federal and/or manufacturer specifications.

Load Planners serve as an informational source on the application of weight and balance, fueling procedures, safety, compliance, as well as dangerous goods separation and segregation, for multiple departments/divisions. Subject to various shifts and overtime during irregular operations.

Summary of responsibilities (not comprehensive of all tasks):

  • Serve as an informational source for weight and balance questions for multiple departments/divisions.
  • Team Player
  • Demonstrate a keen ability to solve problems.
  • Coordinate with internal resources while working under time constraints to dispatch flights safely, securely, and with an accurate WDR.
  • Must be able to work in an office environment.
  • Practices safety-conscious behaviors in all operations processes and procedures.

Benefits and Perks to Help You Keep Climbing

Our culture is rooted in a shared dedication to living our values – Care, Integrity, Resilience, Servant Leadership, and Teamwork – every day, in everything we do. At Delta, our people are our success. At the heart of what we offer is our focus on Sharing Success with Delta employees. Exploring a career at Delta gives you a chance to see the world while earning great compensation and benefits to help you keep climbing along the way:

  • Competitive salary, industry-leading profit sharing program, and performance incentives.
  • 401(k) with generous company contributions up to 9%.
  • Paid time off including vacation, holidays, paid personal time, maternity and parental leave.
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision short/long term disability and life benefits.
  • Family care assistance through fertility support, surrogacy and adoption assistance, lactation support, subsidized back-up care, and programs that help with loved ones in all stages.
  • Holistic Wellbeing programs to support physical, emotional, social, and financial health, including access to an employee assistance program offering support for you and anyone in your household, free financial coaching, and extensive resources supporting mental health.
  • Domestic and International space-available flight privileges for employees and eligible family members.
  • World-wide partnerships to engage in community service and innovative goals created to focus on sustainability and reducing our carbon footprint.
  • Recognition rewards and awards through the platform Unstoppable Together.
  • Business Resource Groups created to connect employees with common interests to promote inclusion, provide perspective and help implement strategies.
  • Access to over 500 discounts, specialty savings and voluntary benefits through Deltaperks such as car and hotel rentals and auto, home, and pet insurance, legal services, and childcare.

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • Consistently prioritizes safety and security of self, others, and personal data.
  • Embraces a diverse set of people, thinking and styles.
  • Possesses a high school diploma, GED, or high school equivalency.
  • Is at least 18 years of age and has authorization to work in the United States.
  • One year of operations experience required.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write English.
  • Able to comprehend and apply information contained in technical manuals.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills are a must.
  • Must successfully complete all required Load Planner Training.
  • Must possess basic computer skills.
  • Should have excellent oral and verbal communication skills.
  • Be willing to work a fixed schedule including weekends, holidays, and different shifts.

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

  • Supervisory and/or LDD experience strongly preferred.
  • Prior training in aircraft weight and balance is highly preferred as evidenced by a Pilot’s license, Flight Dispatch license.
  • Aeronautical Engineering degree, Air Force Loadmaster experience, or manual weight and balance experience for any commercial carrier.
  • Candidate should have experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Candidate should also be a self-starter and able to work without supervision while making sound operationally based decisions.

Internal Movement Eligibility:

  • Must be in good standing in current position (no formal performance development – Written Coaching Letter,Corrective Action Notice, or Final Corrective Action notice – within the past 6 months).
  • Has not transferred in the past six months from current department in current station.
  • Must be in current role for at least 1 year.


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