LOGCAP - Flight Operations Specialist

Job Locations KW-Udairi
Requisition ID 2020-11930
# of Openings
3
Category
Security and Defense

Overview

Louis Berger Services is currently looking for a full time Flight Operations Specialist to support our LOGCAP V operation at the US Army Udairi Airfield (UAAF) in Kuwait.  The Flight Operations Specialist performs operational and administrative duties as designated by the flight operations coordinator to facilitate an efficient and safe flow of both air and ground maneuvers.

Responsibilities

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

  • Regularly monitor and inspect operational condition of runways, taxiways, navigational and meteorological aids
  • Coordinate with the appropriate maintenance sections to ensure all facilities of the airfield remain in operational conditions
  • Determine operational restrictions or hazards to flight and communication facilities and advise airfield management
  • 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, 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 the airfield
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the flight operation coordinator or supervisor

 

Qualifications

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in airfield operations or similar field
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 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
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; must speak and understand English in order to coordinate movement on the ramps via two-way radios
  • Must possess passport book (not passport card) with at least 15 months of remaining validity and with at least 6 blank visa/stamp pages remaining
  • Must possess driver’s license with at least 6 months of remaining validity
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Secret Clearance
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer at least two (2) years as an airfield operations specialist
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

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