Anchorage, Alaska

Pegasus Aviation Services, LLC, an Akima Company, is headquartered at Anchorage Int'l Airport in Alaska, the preeminent International Cargo crossroad for Transpacific Freighter activity. Pegasus serves the global aviation industry Domestic and International Passenger and Freighter Airlines and has an established reputation for quality aviation services. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.


The Loadmaster is responsible for monitoring/overseeing the loading, secure transport, and unloading of aircraft cargo. This requires extensive coordination to properly calculate and plan weight and balance distribution of cargo within an aircraft. They are responsible completing daily duties involving safe and efficient aircraft loading and unloading.

  • Oversee and monitor loading and unloading of aircraft
  • Provide leadership as aircraft is being loaded and/or unloaded in a safe and efficient manner
  • Verify the flight crew has easy access from cockpit to the rear of aircraft following the completion of the load
  • Ensure that the load is properly secured
  • Communicate with multiple department personnel regarding aircraft readiness and positions
  • Provide timely updates to customer and management
  • Monitor movements of customer aircraft to ensure timely and correct arrival
  • Accuracy when working with numbers a must
  • Always maintain safety and security of aircraft
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or show proof of right to work in the U.S
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Must be able to read flight plan activity
  • Must have knowledge of fundamental flight operations services and procedures for handling cargo flights
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Must be able to obtain airport badge with US Customs clearance
  • Must be willing to work occasionally in inclement weather
  • Must possess excellent communication skills
  • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds comfortably
  • Able to fluently read, write, speak and understand English
  • Ability to work under stressful situations and tight time constraints in a fast-paced environment
  • Flight crew and customer relationship skills a must
  • Must prepare appropriate documentation for flight handling
  • Must be able to perform weight and balance procedures
  • Required to work nights, weekends, holidays, and varying schedules
  • Be well groomed and follow uniform policy
  • Successfully complete a background investigation, including FBI fingerprints, criminal history and pre-employment drug test

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous CAT 10 Dangerous goods training
  • Previous airline experience with flight operations duties and weight and balance functions

Background position skill ranking areas:

Language Skills:
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Write routine reports and correspondence
  • Speak effectively one-to-one and before groups of customers or employees of the organization

Math skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

Reasoning Abilities:
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram form.
    Deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations

Physical Demands: moderate.
  • The Loadmaster on occasion may lift or move with help up to 70 pounds, and/or more frequently lift or move 70 to 100 pounds
  • The Loadmaster is regularly required to use hands, talk, hear, bend, stoop, kneel, and is frequently required to stand, walk and move for prolonged periods of time while performing duties
  • The Loadmaster may be required to climb, sit, and balance
  • While performing the essential functions of this job, the agent is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear
  • The agent is frequently required to climb stairs, bend at the waist, kneel, crouch or stoop. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision
  • The Loadmaster is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and required to work in active taxiway and ramp areas with associated noises and hazards with aircraft handling
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can vary dramatically depending on location and time of day
  • During aircraft arrival the Loadmaster will be exposed to a high noise environment for a short period of time. Hearing protection is required and provided

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessar y. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053. The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance. Please do not use the dedicated phone number above to call on the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.

Anchorage, Alaska

Akima supports a diverse portfolio of operating companies with one strategic goal: enabling superior outcomes for our customers’ missions.  Together with its operating companies, Akima represents an uncommonly broad array of specialized talents, technologies, domain expertise, and proven program success at some of the most visible and demanding implementations across all of government and industry.


Akima is an enterprise with 30 years of federal contracting experience and over 7,500 employees supporting more than 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders in the NANA region of Alaska.  Akima provides the backbone infrastructure to support more than 40 socio-economically disadvantaged small businesses (SDBs) with mature business processes and shared back-office support services normally only found in a Fortune 500 defense contractor.


We leverage this infrastructure and the shared experiences of our operating companies to bring world-class solutions to U.S. Department of Defense, intelligence community, and civilian organizations in 46 states and 12 countries.

Similar jobs