The Range Operations Air Coordinator will work directly under the supervision of the Training Support Services (TSS) Range Operations Manager on Camp Buehring, Kuwait. The Air Coordinator will assist units with plans and preparations for the execution of USARCENT directed live fire ranges and Situational Training Exercise (STX) live fire events. The Range Operations Air Coordinator shall assist training units with the development of live fire range scenarios, gunnery exercises and other planning efforts as required.
MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:
Coordinates all Air Training Operations for US Army and multi-national military aircraft attached or under operational control (OPCON) to ASG-KU. This includes ensuring Army & Host Nation policies are enforced; coordinating with the ASG-KU Safety Manager and acts as the Training Support Services (TSS) point of contact for aviation related issue.
Coordinates with the Office of Military Cooperation-Kuwait (OMC-K) for range approvals for AFCENT, NAVCENT & MARCENT aircraft flying into Kuwait from other locations in the CENTCOM AOR for training.
Performs flight following procedures for aircraft operation in the ASG-KU controlled training areas. This includes having a total understanding of Kuwait airspace management orientation, approved landing areas, Range Control entry/exit procedures, map orientation/familiarization and location of hazards.
Advises Air Advisor, Range Operations Manager, ARCENT G32, and ASG-KU Aviation Officer about high risk air operations.
Maintains hazard map and receives reports and upgrades
Responsible for the training and update of personnel and equipment.
Briefs all in-country aircraft crew members without exception prior to conducting operations at Udairi Range Complex.
Responds to emergencies and notifies proper authority regarding air operations mishaps and fatalities. Completes all relevant documentation and briefs all parties as required.
Briefs out of country and on-board all US Navy Vessels OIC/RSO Air Operation briefings as required
Performs range tours and safety briefings for all U.S, Coalition, DA/DOD Civilians and Host Nation Forces as it pertains to air operations.
Ensures all aspects of DA Pam 385-63 between Range Operations and US Military and Coalition Forces regarding air operations are adhered to.
May assumes duties of Air Operations Supervisor in his/her absences, as well as, performing duties of Range Safety Technician I & II, as needed for aviation activities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
Indoor and/or outdoor environment.
Standard work week will be six (6) days per week for up to eight (8) hours per day.
May be required to work an uncommon schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.
Must be able to work in extreme environmental conditions including dust and high temperatures.
Must have professional appearance consistent with US military customs.
Required to observe all safety, security, and health requirements for office, warehouse, and outside environment.
Must be physically capable of lifting 75 pounds a vertical distance of four feet and carrying this weight a horizontal distance of 25 feet.