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.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $43,930.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 184
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 15.38 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Work Ethic
Critical Thinking

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates

Coordinate flight control or management activities
Communicate details in protective services settings
Communicate with others to coordinate vehicle movement
Communicate work orders and plans to airline, air traffic, or airfield personnel

Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work

Plan construction of structures or facilities
Plan flight patterns
Plan work operations

Getting Information

Review flight data prior to flight
Review work orders or schedules to determine operations or procedures
Read transportation or shipping related operating, service, or repair manuals
Obtain flight information from dispatcher

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Maintain air and ground security of aircraft
Monitor operational activities to ensure conformance to standards, regulations, or protocols
Monitor vehicle movement or location

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Implement visual flight procedures as conditions allow
Employ aircraft safety regulations

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