Airfield Operation Specialist
Reston, VA 
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I. AIRFIELD OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
* USN


II. JOB OVERVIEW


* THE AIRFIELD OPERATIONS SPECIALIST IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS OF THE AIRFIELD TO ENSURE A SAFE AND EFFICIENT OPERATING ENVIRONMENT FOR BOTH LOCAL AND TRANSIENT FLYING.


III. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


* INSPECT ALL AREAS OF THE AIRFIELD TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO: PAVEMENTS, MARKINGS, SIGNS, LIGHTING, OBSTRUCTIONS, BIRD/WILDLIFE AIRCRAFT STRIKE HAZARD (BASH), FENCING, HABITAT MANAGEMENT, CONSTRUCTION AREAS, FOREIGN OBJECT DEBRIS (FOD) AND AIRFIELD FUELING ACTIVITIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH REQUIRED REGULATIONS
* INDIVIDUAL MUST BE ABLE TO OPERATE A VEHICLE ON AN AIRFIELD AND COMMUNICATE WITH THE AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER. MUST BE ABLE TO EFFECTIVELY COORDINATE CLOSURES WITH LITTLE TO NO DISTURBANCE TO FLYING OPERATIONS
* COORDINATE CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES ON THE AIRFIELD AND PRIORITIZE DISCREPANCIES FOR MAINTENANCE REPAIRS
* RESPOND TO IN-FLIGHT AND GROUND EMERGENCIES ON THE AIRFIELD
* FAMILIAR WITH BASE OPERATIONS: MAINTAINING EVENTS LOGS, FLIGHT SCHEDULES/LOGS, USE OF CRASH PHONE AND EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS, UPDATE AIRFIELD STATUS BOARDS AND AIRFIELD DISCREPANCY LOGS
* FAMILIAR WITH AIRFIELD DRIVING PROGRAM AND REQUIREMENTS WITH ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY TRAIN NEW AIRFIELD DRIVERS
* ISSUE NOTICE TO AIRMEN VIA THE FAA NOTAM MANAGER SYSTEM
* MUST BE ABLE TO MULTITASK IN HIGH STRESS SITUATIONS
* COORDINATE ALL AIRCRAFT ACTIVITIES WITH RELEVANT DEPARTMENTS TO ENSURE CONTINUOUS OPERATIONS
* FAMILIAR WITH WILDLIFE CONTROL DEVICES SUCH AS BASH CANNONS
* ENFORCE A FOD FREE AIRFIELD
* WORK HAND-IN-HAND WITH OTHER DEPARTMENTS, AGENCIES, FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS AND FOREIGN NATIONALS OFTEN TO COMPLETE WORK
* COORDINATE DAY-TO-DAY AIRFIELD ACTIVITIES


IV. QUALIFICATIONS & CERTIFICATIONS


* CIVILIAN OR MILITARY EXPERIENCE INSPECTING AN AIRFIELD AND WORKING BASE OPERATIONS/FLIGHT DISPATCHING
* PREFERRED USAF AIRFIELD MANAGEMENT 5LVL QUALIFIED OR AAAE AIRPORT OPERATIONS CERTIFICATION
* HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA; PREFER AA/AS DEGREE IN AVIATION
* ABILITY TO OBTAIN AN AIRFIELD DRIVERS PERMIT; NORMAL COLOR VISION
* POSSESSION OF A VALID STATE DRIVER'S LICENSE
* POSSESSION OF A INTERNATIONAL DRIVERS PERMIT


V. SKILLS, ABILITIES AND YEARS OF EXPERIENCE


* THREE YEARS OF AIRFIELD OPERATIONS EXPERIENCE INSPECTING AIRFIELDS AND WORKING BASE OPERATIONS. FIVE YEARS PREFERRED
* WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF FAA, UFC AND ICAO REGULATIONS

Acuity International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

For OFCCP compliance, the taxable entity associated with this job posting is:

Sallyport Global Holdings
Enabling Mission Success Sallyport Global Holdings is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Sallyport maintains drug-free workplace policies and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background investigations. We also conduct random employee drug screening. Additionally, as a federal government contractor, and in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, Sallyport is required to develop annual Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs). If you are a qualified disabled veteran or individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system or you wish to review our AAPs for Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at careers@sallyportglobal.com.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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