FLSS Crew Supervisor - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee



OSS, Mazar-e-Sharif Airfield (MeS)

The FLSS Crew Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of all OSS FLSS staff and ACHE/MHE/GSE/ASU/ Follow Me Services, SNIC, Aircraft De-icing and AOS Sweeper services in MeS to ensure safe handling and turn round of all Military and Civil Air Transport Aircraft contracted. Responsible for the day to day supervision to of up to 18 personnel working at different aircraft parking ramps within Mazar-e-Sharif Airfield. Provide expert guidance on all aspects of aircraft handling and ACHE/MHE/GSE/AOS operations. Responsible for ensuring that all familiarization and continuation training is maintained for all FLSS Shift workers (crews) and recorded through the FLSS Manager.

Duties will include, but are not limited to :

  • Supervise the OSS FLSS crews and provide the Aircraft Dispatch Interface between OSS FLSS Cargo and Passenger Staff and the FLSS Management team. Liaison with Airfield Management, Met Office and the relevant Base Operations department.
  • Ensure any special aircraft parking arrangements associated with handling flights with cargo UN Classes 1 to 9 is notified to the airfield operations authority in a timely manner to ensure parking is available prior to aircraft arrival.
  • Coordinate the physical Aircraft Marshalling, GSE usage, loading/unloading of cargo, baggage, mail and passengers on all air transport aircraft (military and civilian) to ensure the flight is dispatched on its designated departure time. Specific sweeping plans, Runway and taxiway SNIC & Aircraft De-icing plans must be considered a priority
  • Ensure that prior planning is instigated to ensure Sweeping Plans, SNIC, and Aircraft De-icing, Follow Me Services and aircraft are loaded and can meet scheduled departure times. Ensure all agencies are aware of the required delivery times of services to the aircraft and highlight any problems such as weather conditions, outsize loads that may extend turn round times.
  • Participate in all aspects of and in the management of Health and Safety; in particular ensure personnel are following the rules for the safe loading and dispatch of transport aircraft, Airfield sweeping, SNIC, Aircraft De-icing and Transient Aircraft Services are wearing the required PPE at all times and are proactive in the implementation of a safe working environment.
  • Ensure shift personnel are qualified and are driving in a safe and competent manner the ACHE, MHE and other vehicles and ground equipment involved in the handling of AT aircraft.
  • Ensure all daily/weekly checks are undertaken on the ACHE/MHE/GSE/Vehicle Fleet and involved in the handing of AT aircraft and Airfield Services. Report any defects to the relevant Maintenance Control.
  • Monitor working conditions for all staff.


Essential :

  • Proven ability of managing a Flight Line Support Services section of at least 20 employees;
  • Proven record of supervising air transport operations including terminal operations, cargo management, passenger management, and dispatch of aircraft and the use of specialist Aircraft Handling Equipment. Have working knowledge of towing/pushback/Follow Me services, GSE usage, Fleet Management and AOS Sweeping. This will be coupled with SNIC & Aircraft De-icing during inclement weather conditions in the AOR.
  • Ex – military background at Corporal/Senior Aircraftsman level or equivalent e.g. including civil and military aircraft and airfield operations;
  • Be knowledgeable and have a background in the training requirements of the various types of aircraft and handling equipment used by the military and civil operators;
  • Have knowledge of the current operating criteria of military/civil transport aircraft standard operating procedures and processes;
  • IATA Dangerous Goods qualified (Training will be provided if necessary)
  • Fluent in English to a minimum level of 3333 in accordance with STANAG 6001.

Job: Civil Crafts

Primary Location: Afghanistan

Req ID: 1074181