LOGCAP - Airfield Manager

Job Locations KW-Udairi
Requisition ID 2020-11927
# of Openings
1
Category
Security and Defense

Overview

Louis Berger Services is currently looking for a full time Airfield Manager to support our LOGCAP V operation at the US Army Udairi Airfield (UAAF) in Kuwait.  The Airfield Manager is responsible for all airfield operations functions and activities. Coordinates and oversees the day to day operations, maintenance, personnel, and services at assigned airfield ensuring safety and quality to the customer.

Responsibilities

Although specific duties vary by assignment or contract typical duties include:

  • Coordinate with aircraft crews, air traffic control and various base agencies that provide for safe operation of aircraft in the airfield environment and through national and international airspace
  • Procure, maintain and produce information on safe operation of aircraft through the national and international airspace system
  • Provide Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), local airfield and navigational status, weather information and flight following services
  • Direct, assist and provide aircrews with information and services to accomplish operation activities relating to airfield management and flight planning
  • Coordinate with other agencies to meet aircrew requirements for billeting, messing, refueling, transportation and transient aircraft maintenance
  • Performs “Reception, Staging, Onward movement and Integration” (RSO&I) functions for transiting aircraft and crews
  • Performs and supervises airfield management activities and oversees equipment and material within assigned area of responsibility
  • Plans and oversees the execution of any additional services requested by the customer (i.e. Airfield projects, UAS operations, FARP operations etc.)
  • Assist the Airfield Commanders or Senior Airfield Authority (SAA) to the extent possible within the scope of the Contract; work with Team LOGCAP, Contract Officer Representative (COR) and management to address related tasks accordingly  
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned
  • Current certification for Air Traffic Control Chief is desirable.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, instructions, and directives pertaining to airfield planning and design criteria, aircraft operations, and airfield management
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Secret Clearance
  • Prefer a minimum of 10 years’ previous experience working within LOGCAP and 8 years as an airfield manager 
  • Knowledge of safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures
  • Knowledge of ICAO and/or United States federal and military air regulations, flight data and NOTAM systems preferred
  • Familiar with navigational aids, basic aircraft design characteristics, fundamentals of meteorology, and principles of organization, purpose, operation, and management of airfield operational areas
  • Ability to identify, analyze, and translate complex information, making appropriate judgments, and evaluating options concerning airfield operations and maintenance
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Knowledge of US military operations and contracting support in a contingency environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Advanced organizational skills, computer literacy, and demonstrated expertise of research methodologies
  • Additional knowledge/skill requirements may be required by assignment or contract
  • Minimum eight (8) years of commercial and/or military experience in supervising and overseeing Air Traffic Management activities with prior leadership/managerial experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred
  • Previous experience with runway construction and repair preferred
  • Prefer sound civilian/military management background displaying ability to staff, organize, lead and manage a diverse work force
  • Assigned to overseas locations where living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote, with long hours, exposure to weather, dust, and hazardous/harsh conditions
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

 

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