Airfield Operations Officer

Company: Full Time Qatar Airways
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: March 8, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

About the role:

As a Airfield Operations Officer, you will be responsible for helping us achieve this ambition:

  • Ensure safe operations at airside by conducting regular inspection and monitoring of the airside particularly the runway, taxiway, aprons and the service roads to ensure the following:
  • Foreign Object Debris (FOD) is managed properly by monitoring, supporting FOD campaigns, initiating removal of FOD when necessary and promoting FOD prevention
  • No birds or other wildlife hazard are present (bird and wildlife presence is monitored and controlled)
  • Paint markings and signs are visible and correct
  • Airfield lighting and other facilities and equipment are serviceable
  • Conduct fault/deficiency reporting by coordinating with the concerning department to ensure that all faults or deficiencies are actually reported and rectification action has been initiated
  • Monitor compliance to the airside safety driving rules by observing the movement of airside vehicle/equipment and issue traffic citations/penalties for violations to ensure safe/smooth airside operations
  • Direct the traffic at interactions of service roads with taxiways and in congested and emergency areas by direct the airside drivers in order to ensure a safe maneuvering of the taxiing aircraft.
  • Investigate analyses and submit detailed report including recommended solutions by responding to airside incidents/accidents involving aircraft, vehicles, persons, and properties in order to prevent the recurrence.
  • Escort any unfamiliar vehicle accessing the airside in order to prevent any unsafe situation

About you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Attended Airport/Airlines safety and security training courses
  • Attended Airport/Airline operations courses i.e. passenger, ramp and cargo
  • Hold a Qatar Driving License/own country license
  • Experienced – minimum 4 years of job related experience required
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity within the aviation industry either in airline operations or the aerodrome environment, preferably handling airport safety operations functions.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of airport operations and safety regulations and procedures
  • Good knowledge of Airport Ramp Operations, policies and procedures, and cargo restricted articles
  • A good understanding of ICAO standards and recommended practices (SARPS) on airport operations and safety
  • A good understanding of CAA regulations
  • Ability to communicate proficiently in English both verbally and in writing

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