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Airfield Operations Specialists

On the Job


Airfield Operations Specialists are responsible for making sure airplanes take off and land safely. They may coordinate communication between air traffic control and maintenance workers. They may implement safety procedures, or monitor flight records.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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