Airfield Operations Specialists

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  • Field Mechanic - Primoris Fleet - Primoris Services Corporation - Midland, TX

    Heavy Civil provides highway, port, airfield , rail and marine (intermodal transportation ... Heavy Civil is comprised of six operating units that include North Louisiana Operations , South ...

  • Senior Technician - Trandes - San Diego, CA

    Required Skills Excellent inter-personal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with in-service engineering activity program/project managers, on-site airfield technicians and operational ...

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What Airfield operations specialists Do

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.

Airfield operations specialist Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 10,400
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $47,880

Job Outlook for Airfield operations specialists

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 1,300
  • Growth rate: 13 percent (Faster than average)

How to Become an Airfield operations specialist

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training

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