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Occupation Profile for 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.

 
 
 

 
 
Overview
$37,630.00 Median Annual Wage 0 Average Job Openings Per Year
2.9 Average Unemployment Percentage 12.8 Percentage That Completed High School
5,000 Employment Numbers in 2006 54.8 Percentage That Had Some College
5,000 Employment Numbers in 2016 (est.) 32.4 Percentage That Went Beyond College Degree

Sample Job Titles
Air Field Operations Superintendent
Airfield Services Officer
Airport Manager
Airport Operations Coordinator
Airport Operations Manager
Airport Operations Officer
Airport Operations Specialist
Airport Operations Supervisor
Aviation Operations Specialist
Flight Director
Flight Follower
Flight Information Expediter
Flight Operation Coordinator
Manager, Air Operations
Manager, Airfield
Manager, Flight Operations
Noise Officer
Operations Agent
Operations Coordinator
Operations Manager
Superintendent, Ground Operations

Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Knowledge
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Abilities
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Tasks
  • Supplemental — Coordinate changes to flight itineraries with appropriate Air Traffic Control (ATC) agencies.
  • Core — Maintain air-to-ground and point-to-point radio contact with aircraft commanders.
  • Supplemental — Anticipate aircraft equipment needs for air evacuation and cargo flights.
  • Core — Train operations staff.
  • Supplemental — Provide aircrews with information and services needed for airfield management and flight planning.
Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
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