Airfield Operation Specialist
Reston, VA 
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Primary Function

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. Actively support and uphold the Company's stated vision, mission, and values.

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

  • Other duties as assigned by management


Job Requirements

  • Three years of airfield operations experience inspecting airfields and working base operations. five years preferred

  • Working knowledge of FAA, UFC and ICAO regulations


Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

  • Normal color vision

  • Possession of a valid state driver's license

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent organization skills

  • Proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously

  • Strong initiative

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines



Who We Are

About Caliburn International, LLC: We are a leading provider of professional services and solutions to U.S. federal government agencies and commercial clients. We provide consulting, engineering, medical, and environmental services as well as large scale program management in support of our core markets of national defense, international diplomacy, and homeland security client readiness. Caliburn employs over 8,000 dedicated professionals deployed across five continents. The company's website is www.caliburnintl.com.

This job description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing company and department objectives and is not intended and should not be construed to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.

Caliburn is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and other statuses protected by law.

Caliburn 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.


Comprehensive Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and other statuses protected by law.


 

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