Airfield Operating Surfaces Supervisor

Job-type Contract
Salary £3000 - 3000 per month
Reference JWDepAOSSup

Line Management

  • Manage / assist the AOS Manager department during the AOS Manager’s rotation.

General Management:

  • The DAOS maintenance manager, responsible for provision of safe AOS expeditious maintenance services to KAIA to ensure a safe operating surface to visiting Military and civilian aircraft operating in support of the NATO mission inAfghanistan.
  • The DAOS must ensure that the KAIA airfield surface is operational to meet COMKAIA requirements. Responsible for effective supervision of up to 16 IRW’s providing 24 hour maintenance activities
  • The DAOS Manager should be able to provide technical expertise where / when necessary.
  • The DAOS Manager will be responsible for accounting of all equipment / materials located and or issued to the Power Generation Department.
  • The DAOS will be responsible for the Quality Control of all works / tasks carried out when covering for the Power Generation Lead.
  • The DAOS will ensure company H & S procedures are followed involving safe working practices, including Health & Safety hazards, and the handling and disposal of waste materials.
  • The DAOS Manager will attend meetings and work closely with the designated
  • Authority Representative over the day to day management and running of the AOS Department
  • Maintain the following standards of operations, including relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are attained, as well as those specifically highlighted in the Statement of Requirements for KAIA North NAMSAILS Contract.


  • Hold a current valid home country driving license plus Transport maintenance licences AOS
  • Experience following written (English Language) based client instructions and scopes of work
  • Managing a team (preferably multi-national) with regards daily tasks and future planning for anticipated changes in daily work.
  • Ability to hold NATO Security Clearance.
  • Familiar with NATO, ICAO and ISO terminology and standards.
  • Be an accomplished user of Microsoft office applications IE, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Technical – The DAOS should be defined as holding a technical qualification and/or relevant experience in an airport environment.


  • Previous experience in execution of deployed projects at multi national military locations
  • Experience in hostile/arduous locations
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety
  • Experience of working on a military camp in a similar environment
  • Experience of working on operations in austere remote sites or in developing nations.

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