Airfield Operations Specialist - Military veterans preferred

2019-09-12
DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee



Jordan

 

Job Summary


The ACCOM Airfield Operations Specialist is responsible for monitoring and coordinating airfield and aircraft activities in order to provide safe, efficient, and effective airfield environment for aircraft operations.


Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)

  • Performs airfield inspections and checks for safety and compliance with planning and design criteria.
  • Plans, organizes and directs airfield activities to include but not limited to airfield construction/repairs, airfield driving program, ice/snow removal operations, and Bird/Wildlife control.
  • Procures, maintains, and produces information on safe operation of aircraft through the national and international airspace system such as Flight Information Publications, aeronautical charts and maps, NOTAM, local airfield and navigational aid status and weather information.
  • Process domestic and international flight plans.
  • Coordinates with bases agencies to meet aircrew requirements for billeting, messing, refueling, transportation, and transient aircraft maintenance.
  • Regularly monitor and inspect operational condition of runways, taxiways, navigational and meteorological aids
  • Coordinate with Operations and Maintenance Manager to ensure all facilities of airfield remain in operational conditions.
  • Determine operational restrictions or hazards to flight and communication facility and advise airfield management; ensure implementation of Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) program
  • Identify flight safety issues including violations of airfield clearing criteria and hazards to arriving, departing, and parked aircraft; assess damage to airfield property; and monitor necessary actions to repair and reopen airfield facilities.
  • Coordinate with military, federal, international, and local agencies concerning flight planning, training route utilization, flight movement messages, search/ rescue operations, and base contingency/operational plans.
  • Advise military and civilian agencies on closure of runways, taxiways, aircraft parking aprons/spots, airfield repairs/construction, and availability of airfield lighting/navigational aid systems.
  • Coordinate with airfield management regarding emergency situations on airfield.
  • Coordinate with base agencies to ensure proper support to all base, transient VIP aircraft, passengers, and crews.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, instructions, and directives pertaining to airfield planning and design criteria, aircraft operations, and airfield management
  • Knowledge of safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures
  • Skill in analyzing, planning, and adjusting work operations to meet program requirements and objectives within available resources
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software

Experience & Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Graduate of an approved DoD/FAA Air Traffic Control (ATC) / Airfield Manager course.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in airfield operations of similar scope and level of responsibility; to include the following: coordination between air-traffic control and maintaining personnel, dispatching, implementing airfield safety procedures; monitoring and maintaining flight records, and applying knowledge of weather information.
  • Managing wildlife on and around airfield grounds. Implementing bird aircraft strike hazard procedures.
  • Coordinating airfield maintenance and construction projects.
  • Coordinating hazardous cargo and live fire devices.
  • Experience conducting airfield inspections in accordance with AFI 13-204v3 is required.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions