Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure airside environment by conducting airfield inspections and coordinating operational and security activities. Monitors the airside area for compliance with policies and procedures and an efficient environment. Inspects aircraft movement areas and initiates corrective actions. Prepares inspection reports. Reports unsafe conditions and policy/procedure violations. Monitors construction and maintenance activities in operations areas to ensure a safe environment.
"I'm really proud of the job we do in airfield inspections to keep our airports safe and secure. We work closely with scheduled maintenance to make it happen. This is truly a team effort."
Responsibilities of this role include operating communications equipment, receiving and transferring emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance, as well as monitoring and responding to airport alarm signals regarding fires, airplane accidents, bomb threats, burglaries and facility maintenance. In addition, the Airport Communications Operator provides routine information to passengers, broadcasts aircraft emergency and hazardous condition information to appropriate airport and tenant personnel, and monitors Aircraft Operating Areas and other secure areas to prevent unauthorized access.
"The Airport Communication Center is the heart of Houston Airports. We’re here 24/7 for both our internal and external customers, to ensure we provide a safe, secure and pleasant experience while at the airport."
Safety and Emergency Preparedness
Air Service Development
Airline Affairs and
Real Estate Development