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Leidos is seeking an Airfield Supervisor for McMurdo Station in support of the United States Antarctic Program (USAP). The Airfield Supervisor, under the direction of the Airfield Manager, will supervise daily airfield operations of the local McMurdo Station airfields.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
- Acts as liaison with National Science Foundation, military other involved contractors and subcontractors and ASC departments during the construction, maintenance and operation of the airfields and facilities in the McMurdo Station area, focusing on airfield activities at McMurdo Station Antarctica.
- Follows technical support in the following areas; International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) requirements, federal and military air regulations (FAA and Air Force), aeronautical chart and maps, publications, flight data and NOTAM systems, familiarity with navigational aids, aircraft design characteristics, meteorology, and airfield operations and management functions.
- Solicits user/provider input, coordinates support and supervises airfield services provided. Resolve technical discrepancies with airfield regulations in coordination with USAP Airfield Manager and other contractors.
- Interpret airfield conditions and related data to provide technical and operational continuity for the airfield facilities. Reports airfield facility status and changes to primary USAP airfield users – senior NSF officials, NYANG 109th and SPAWAR.
- Interpret USAF Airfield Engineering requirements and USAP Airfield Construction Manuals including standard operating procedures and work instructions. Supervise and operates airfields in accordance with these procedures.
- Monitors progress against planned schedules and issues airfield reports in accordance with ASC procedures to the USAP Airfield Manager and NSF weekly.
- Provide ASC administrative and management continuity by maintaining current and historical files and monitoring progress on a year-to-year basis. Provide annual end of season report.
- Handle confidential matters (personnel actions, management reports, etc.) in accordance with management policy.
- Train and orient subordinate employees on performance, documentation and activities that affect the achievement McMurdo station operations.
- Adequately and honestly track all data related to metrics.
- Comply with all NSF/ASC Environmental, Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance, requirements and goals. Provide documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
- Ensure that all subordinate employees are trained and understand ASC Environmental Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance, requirements and goals. Maintain documentation as necessary to meet these requirements.
- Responsible for implementing and maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring that safety is the highest priority on the airfields.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree (preferably in aviation management, airport operations, engineering and/or business administration) and 12 years of prior relevant experience; relevant experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
- Vehicle Operator License issued by a U.S. state, district, territory or other country required.
- A minimum of five years of diversified experience in airfields operations and/or aviation management.
- Career record must include the demonstrated ability to work with and independently manage a multiple skilled work force on airfields.
- Airfield Management training, military or civilian technical school required.
- Practical knowledge of extreme cold weather conditions as they relate to airfield activities or the ability to interpret sea ice conditions desirable.
- Experience with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) requirements, federal and military air regulations (FAA and U.S. Air Force), aeronautical chart and maps, publications, flight data and NOTAM systems, familiarity with navigational aids, aircraft design characteristics, meteorology, and airfield management operations.
PHYSICAL AND/OR OTHER SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Deployment is required in this position at discretion of management. If required, the individual in the position must successfully complete the physical and dental examinations, and psychological examination for winter-over positions, as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica. Failure to meet these requirements may result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action. Comply with applicable safety, environment, health, and waste management policies and procedure. US citizenship or permanent residence is required.
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Key Programs and/or Capabilities:
- Antarctic Support Contract (ASC)
- Large Infrastructure
- Mission Support
- Digital Modernization
- Command & Control
- Mission Applications
- Energy and Environment
- Engineering Services
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External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 100% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Pay Range:Pay Range $110,500.00 - $170,000.00 - $229,500.00
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