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- Job Title: CATO Ramp Supervisor
- Reports to :Shift Co-ordinator
- Who reports in to this position: CATO Manager
- Location: KBR (UK), Kandahar Airfield
The CATO Ramp Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of all KBR movements' staff and Aircraft Handling Equipment in Afghanistan to ensure safe handling and turn round of all Military and Civil Air Transport Aircraft contracted to NAMSA countries. Responsible for the day to day supervision of up to 6 ramp handling teams operating on up to 4 different aircraft parking ramps within Kandahar Airfield. Provide expert guidance on all aspects of aircraft handling and ACHE/MHE operations. Responsible for ensuring that all familiarisation and continuation training is maintained for all ramp handling teams, and recorded through the training manager.
Working Conditions:Working conditions in Afghanistan are arduous and includes heat and dust, frequently involving much physical exertion and exposure to the elements and aircraft related hazards. Operations will be of a 24 hour nature taking place both day and night and may include routine air travel.
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
Proven ability of supervising Air Movements ramp handling teams of at least 20 employees;
Proven record of supervising air transport operations including terminal operations, cargo supervision, passenger supervision, dispatch of aircraft and the use of specialist Aircraft Handling Equipment;
Ex - military background at Corporal/Senior Aircraftsman level or equivalent e.g. including civil and military cargo operations;
Be knowledgeable and have a background in the training requirements of the various types of aircraft and handling equipment used by the military and civil operators;
Have knowledge of the current operating criteria of military/civil transport aircraft standard operating procedures and processes;
IATA Dangerous Goods trained; and
Fluent in English to a minimum level of 3333 in accordance with STANAG 6001.
Be familiar with NATO, ICAO and ISO terminology;
Experience of working on operations in austere remote sites or in developing nations.
Core Responsibilities and Duties
Supervise the KBR Ramp/Traffic Services teams and provide the Aircraft Dispatch Interface
between KBR Cargo and Passenger Staff and the CATO Management team.
Check the documentation prior to loading to ensure cargo with Special Handling Codes (SHCs) including Hazardous Material and Dangerous Goods designated in UN Classes 1-9 has been checked and cleared in accordance with the regulations and procedures designated in the SOW and local CATO orders.
Ensure any special aircraft parking arrangements associated with handling flights with cargo
UN Classes 1 to 9 is notified to the airfield operations authority in a timely manner to ensure
parking is available prior to aircraft arrival.
Coordinate the physical loading/unloading of cargo, baggage, mail and passengers on all air transport aircraft as per the aircraft load distribution sheet issued by CATO staff in a timely manner to ensure the flight is despatched on its designated departure time.
In conjunction with the CATO DMO and other CATO Management staff plan aircraft loads, ensuring that the payload, C of G and structural limitations are within the prescribed limitations laid down in the appropriate publications relating to the aircraft type being loaded.
Ensure that prior planning is instigated to ensure aircraft are loaded and can meet scheduled departure times. Ensure all agencies are aware of the required delivery times of services to the aircraft and highlight any problems such as outsize loads that may extend turn round times.
Participate in the management of Health and Safety; in particular ensure staffs are following the rules for the safe loading and dispatch of transport aircraft.
Ensure shift personnel are qualified and are driving in a safe and competent manner the ACHE, MHE and other vehicles and ground equipment involved in the handling of AT aircraft.
Ensure all daily/weekly checks are undertaken on the ACHE/MHE and other vehicles and ground equipment involved in the handling of AT aircraft. Report any defects to Maintenance Control.
Monitor working conditions for all staff.