Profession airside safety manager

Airside safety managers supervise the airside operations' safety and security and advise the civil aviation authorities on the airport information systems changes. They write safety analysis reports, ensure compliance with standards and regulations and improve the airside safety procedures.\ \

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Investigative

Knowledge

  • Common aviation safety regulations

    The body of legislation and regulations that apply to the field of civil aviation at regional, national, European and International levels. Understand that regulations aimed at protecting citizens at all times in civil aviation; ensure that operators, citizens, and organisations comply with these rules.

Skills

  • Ensure adherence to aerodrome procedures

    Ensure that aerodrome procedures are conducted in accordance with all requirements.

  • Supervise airside performance

    Measure and supervise airside performance in accordance with safety and compliance KPI's.

  • Apply airport standards and regulations

    Know and apply the accepted standards and regulations for European airports. Apply knowledge to enforce airport rules, regulations, and the Airport Safety Plan.

  • Undertake inspections

    Undertake safety inspections in areas of concern to identify and report potential hazards or security breaches; take measures to maximise safety standards.

  • Address potential aerodrome hazards

    Address potential aerodrome hazards such as foreign objects, debris, and wildlife interference.

  • Identify airport safety hazards

    Spot threats related to security at the airport and apply procedures to counteract them in a quick, safe, and efficient way.

  • Ensure annual safety inspections

    Ensure that an annual safety inspection takes place; submit inspection report to CAA.

  • Comply with specifications of aerodrome manual

    Follow standards and specific prescriptions from the aerodrome manual.

  • Conduct regular aviation research

    Conduct research on a regular basis in order to stay up-to-date with aviation safety standards and procedures. Investigate new technologies and materials that may improve the efficiency of service delivery.

  • Implement the airside safety auditing system

    Implement airside safety auditing system for operational departments.

  • Conduct airport safety inspections

    Conduct airport inspections to achieve maximum safety; inspect airport facilities, ensure equipment is used and maintained appropriately, and ensure staff members work in the safest possible way.

  • Approve the design of aircraft parking areas

    Approve the design of aircraft parking areas.

  • Investigate aircraft accidents

    Thoroughly investigate aircraft accidents, collisions, crashes or other serious aviation incidents.

  • Work in an aviation team

    Work confidently in a group in general aviation services, in which each individual operates in their own area of responsibility to reach a common goal, such as a good customer interaction, air safety, and aircraft maintenance.

Optional knowledge and skills

negotiate health and safety issues with third parties