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Airfield Operations Specialists hourly rate: $24,68

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What is the job of the Airfield Operations Specialists

Ensure the safe takeoff and landing of commercial and military aircraft. Duties include coordination between air-traffic control and maintenance personnel, dispatching, using airfield landing and navigational aids, implementing airfield safety procedures, monitoring and maintaining flight records, and applying knowledge of weather information.

Key tasks of the Airfield Operations Specialists

  • Implement airfield safety procedures to ensure a safe operating environment for personnel and aircraft operation.

  • Assist in responding to aircraft and medical emergencies.
  • Manage wildlife on and around airport grounds.
  • Coordinate with agencies, such as air traffic control, civil engineers, or command posts, to ensure support of airfield management activities.
  • Plan and coordinate airfield construction.
  • Perform and supervise airfield management activities, including mobile airfield management functions.
  • Coordinate communications between air traffic control and maintenance personnel.
  • Train operations staff.
  • Monitor the arrival, parking, refueling, loading, and departure of all aircraft.

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What other tasks a Airfield Operations Specialists may have

  • Provide aircrews with information and services needed for airfield management and flight planning.

  • Maintain air-to-ground and point-to-point radio contact with aircraft commanders.
  • Maintain flight and events logs, air crew flying records, and flight operations records of incoming and outgoing flights.
  • Use airfield landing and navigational aids and digital data terminal communications equipment to perform duties.
  • Coordinate changes to flight itineraries with appropriate Air Traffic Control (ATC) agencies.
  • Anticipate aircraft equipment needs for air evacuation and cargo flights.
  • Procure, produce, and provide information on the safe operation of aircraft, such as flight planning publications, operations publications, charts and maps, or weather information.
  • Relay departure, arrival, delay, aircraft and airfield status, and other pertinent information to upline controlling agencies.
  • Receive and post weather information and flight plan data, such as air routes or arrival and departure times.
  • Receive, transmit, and control message traffic.
  • Collaborate with others to plan flight schedules and air crew assignments.
  • Conduct departure and arrival briefings.
  • Post visual display boards and status boards.
  • Coordinate with agencies to meet aircrew requirements for billeting, messing, refueling, ground transportation, and transient aircraft maintenance.
  • Check military flight plans with civilian agencies.

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