Airfield Operations Spec in Kandahar at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 2/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kandahar
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/16/2018
  • Job ID:
    1800231

Job Description

Job Summary
 
The Airfield Operations Specialist performs operational and administrative duties as the designated representative of the Airfield Operations Supervisor.
 
Principal Accountabilities
  • 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

Travel
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally