As an Airfield Operations Officer, you will lead a team that supports our strategic plan by perform inspections to ensure a safe environment for our customers. You will have the opportunity to work out on our runway, taxiway, and ramp in order to ensure our airfield operations comply with legal and safety guidelines. We are the world’s fourth busiest airport and still growing! Our culture continually supports your personal and professional growth by providing tuition reimbursement and on-going trainings for additional certifications and career advancement. Join us and put your safety-oriented attitude to work on our airfields!
What you will be doing:
Manages the utilization of and conducts the regular inspection of airfield runways, taxiways, safety areas, imaginary surfaces, navaids critical areas, and lighting systems.
Supervises Assistant Airfield Operations Officers and Airfield Operations Agents who provide inspections, coordinate construction and maintenance activities on the Air Operations Area (AOA), and provide escorts in support of aeronautical activities.
Manages the proper use of the airfield as deemed necessary to maintain safe and efficient operations.
Documents problems, discrepancies, and non-complying conditions concerning FAR Part 139, security, and tenant activities to appropriate parties and reports for follow-up actions; monitors progress of corrections; determines severity of discrepancies and priority for corrective actions.
Closes all or portions of airfield during emergencies; authorizes the issuances of Notices to Airmen (NOTAM’s), as required.
Acts as the center point of coordination for scheduling activities between airfield users and the FAA Airport Traffic Control Tower(s) for routine and special inspections, tours, maintenance, construction, and other airfield activity.
Reviews and recommends changes to procedures, policies and protocol based on publications, reports and memoranda; ensures that subordinate staff are following prescribed procedures and have been sufficiently trained to perform their duties.
Supervises Airfield personnel response to real or potential emergencies; may declare a state of emergency; directs airfield related activity until relieved by a superior; and acts as a member of the incident management staff.
Submits routine and special reports regarding performance issues related to airfield safety, inspections, wildlife management and control, and training to superiors.
Schedules, supervises, directs and evaluates the performance of assigned staff.
Serves on special assignments related to airfield management activities as may be deemed appropriate.
Acts as the principle authority for airfield operations during winter weather emergencies, and keeps airport staff appraised of existing conditions and anticipated needs to maintain operations safely.
What you need:
Completion of two (2) years college or equivalent.
Five (5) years of experience in airfield operations at an FAR Part 139 certificated large hub airport; OR
Three (3) years airfield operations experience and two (2) years in a communications center environment.
Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.
Possession of a valid Class C driver's license.
Internal Number: 1004438
About Dallas/Ft Worth International Airport Board
Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport warmly welcomes more than 64 million customers along their journey every year, elevating DFW to a status as one of the most frequently visited superhub airports in the world. DFW Airport customers can choose among 153 domestic and 56 international nonstop destinations worldwide. DFW is elevating the customer experience with modernized facilities and updated amenities, as well as through a $2.7 billion Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program to renovate its four original terminal buildings. Centered between its owner cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW Airport also serves as a major economic generator for the North Texas region, producing over $37 billion in economic impact each year by connecting people through business and leisure travel. For more information, visit the DFW website, download the new DFW App for iOS and Android devices, or follow DFW on social media. Web - DFWAirport.com Mobile App - DFWAirport.com/mobileapp Facebook - Facebook.com/DFWAirport Twitter - Twitter.com/DFWAirport