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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Other
Location:
United States
Type:
Not specified
Job description

Primary Location: MARSHALL ISLANDS-OCONUS

Job Summary

The Airfield Operations Specialist performs operational and administrative duties as the designated representative of the Airfield Operations Supervisor.

Principal Accountabilities

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

  • 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
Requirements

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

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in airfield or related positions
  • Prefer at least two (2) years as an Airfield Operations Specialist
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prefer bachelor’s degree

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
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