• Balad Air Base, Iraq
  • Required Clearance - None
  • Aviation Services

Airfield Safety Technician



Balad, Iraq


FLSA status:

Full time, Exempt

Clearance level:



Roles and responsibilities:


  • Must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively inspect the airfield environment for safety and compliance with established Air Force, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) or International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
  • Assists in Aviation Investigations IAW AFMAN 91-223
  • Assists Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard Management Program IAW AFI 91-212.
  • Conducts and monitors safety training to employees, safety record keeping, safety meetings, safety inspections and airfield safety exercises in accordance with prescribed regulations
  • Assist IqAF safety, wing and airfield personnel on basic safety related topics and more focused air/ground control safety awareness, hazard identification and mitigation planning/corrective measures.
  • Familiar with all conditions that meet NOTAM criteria processing according to AFI 11-208, Department of Defense Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) System


Minimum qualifications and education requirements:


  • Require a minimum of 3-years working in an airfield environment safety program, i.e., BASH, FOD, airfield environment modification, airfield construction and airfield driving. 
  • Must be able to drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Must be able to pass a color vision screening
  • Prefer to have completed an aviation safety course of instruction and a course of instruction in accident investigations
  • Prefer a Bachelor's Degree in Safety Science / Occupational Safety / Airfield Management / or combination of education and equivalent experience in field
  • Prefer Pilot Experience


Sallyport is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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Sallyport is a global provider of a full spectrum of security and mission support solutions tailored to enable global security and stability operations.  With over 2,500 employees, Sallyport offers a comprehensive range of global protective, security and mission support solutions to US Government, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private and commercial clients. 

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