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Airfield Operations Specialist


DynCorp International
Location: Reston, Virginia
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Operations
Category: Coordinator Jobs
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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
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
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
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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