Under the supervision of the Director of Operations, the Operations Specialist is responsible for ensuring the safe, secure, and efficient day-to-day operation of the Airport’s airfield while maintaining compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local regulations. This includes conducting inspections of the paved and unpaved areas of the Airport Operations Area (AOA), fueling facilities, airfield marking and lighting, perimeter fencing, wildlife hazard prevention, storm water pollution prevention, construction site safety/compliance, terminal inspections. Drives, operates and does routine maintenance on such equipment as tractors, small mowers, bush hogs, rotary mowers, light trucks and equipment; assists in the construction, maintenance and/or repair of drainage facilities on property; services and makes minor adjustments to equipment assigned; reports mechanical failures and need for repair; mechanical maintenance under supervision; loads and unloads peripheral equipment and related materials; joins other crew members in manual labor as necessary; and does maintenance/preventive maintenance in and around buildings.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Performs daily, nightly, and special airfield inspections including paved and unpaved areas, maintains records of those inspections, and reports any discrepancies and the repair of those discrepancies noted to the appropriate personnel as required by CFR Part 139.
Issues/cancels appropriate Notices to Airman (NOTAM) when safety hazards exists.
Responds to aircraft incidents/accidents, security and other emergency situations that occur on Airport property, directs and coordinates related activities, implements emergency or security plan measures until relieved by proper authority.
Performs daily airfield perimeter inspections and reports any discrepancies to the Airport Security Coordinator.
Monitors wildlife activity on the airfield and implements deterrents as dictated in the Airport Certification Manual and Wildlife Hazard Management Plan.
Must be familiar with the Airport Certification Manual and Airport Emergency Program and recommend changes to those and other Airport programs.
Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local regulations relating to transportation safety and security, including CFR Parts 139, 77, 1540, 1542, FAA Advisory Circulars, and Cert Alerts.
Compiles written and/or electronic reports using computer systems including Airfield Inspection Reports, Perimeter Inspections, Bird Strike Reports, NOTAMs, etc.
Documents significant events and actions during their shift in a daily log.
Escorts contractors and consultants in and out of the Secured Areas of the Airport.
May be subject to twenty-four hour call-out for situations requiring immediate attention.
Provides information and assistance to tenants, the general public and other agencies, engages in public relations functions all while providing outstanding customer service.
May be required to perform general administrative duties including: making copies, taking the daily deposit to the bank, and various other errands.
Performs various other duties as directed by the Director of Operations.
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