Airfield Operations Spec

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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:** **Aviation / Support***Title:** *Airfield Operations Spec***Location:** *AFGHANISTAN-OCONKANDAHAR***Requisition ID:** *1904573* DynCorp International is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. DynCorp International provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals in accordance with applicable federal law. The company will provide reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the company's operations. Applicants who need a reasonable accommodation during the employment application process should contact 817-224-7459. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation should call this number. </script>

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