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Air Traffic Controller

Air Traffic Controller

Job ID 6404
Job Location
Category Other
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

The Air Traffic Controller is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the designated requirements for any one location in Iraq. The Air Traffic Controller coordinates the movement of air traffic, to ensure that aircraft stay safe distances apart. This position will be expected to work in a team environment and coordinate responsibilities for reporting, briefing and operational management.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

 

Monitors, transmits, and receives all ATC frequencies and documents any unauthorized use of the ATC frequency.

 

Directs movement of vehicles on runaway.

 

Checks flight plans.

 

Gives pilots clearance for takeoff or landing.

 

Directs the movement of aircraft and other traffic on runways and other parts of the airport.

 

Communicates with adjacent terminal, reroute facilities and specified airfield/installation agencies/staff.

 

Manages and maintains all recorded records IAW AR 95-2 and TC 3-04.81 and any additional established SOPs, Doctrine and Regulatory bodies.

 

Activates the PCAS after receiving notification of an aircraft emergency, accident, or incident.

 

Provides routine weather observations and augments fixed based weather observations. This includes identifying and reporting weather elements that are considered operationally significant, e.g. tornadoes, hail, thunderstorms, etc.

 

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to any training made available by the company.

 

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Bachelor’s degree and graduate of a US military ATC or FAA Academy and a minimum of two (2) years’ experience performing ATC Tower Duties.

 

CERTIFICATES / LICENSES / REGISTRATION

Possess current Air Traffic Controller / Control Tower Operator certification with valid pink card – FAA 7220-1

This position must possess and have the ability to maintain a Secret Clearance.

 

JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES

Excellent customer service and active listening skills with the ability to handle unusual or complex situations with a calm and focused approach

 

Basic knowledge and understanding of computer technology and related tools (i.e., tablets, notebooks, applications, video simulations, etc.)

 

Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, etc.)

 

Excellent verbal and written communications skills with ability to read and interpret materials such as diagrams and manuals

 

Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of management and coworkers, as well as a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds

 

Ability to respond to requests in a professional, helpful and timely manner

 

Ability to use tact in handling difficult individuals and/or situations

 

Solid critical thinking skills with ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems / issues

 

Ability to work in a fast-paced, stressful environment and to learn / apply new knowledge and techniques related to technologic simulations and training exercises

 

Ability to be proactive, take initiative and accept accountability for assigned work functions

 

Flexible, with ability to work a variety of shift assignments, including inclement weather conditions

 

Ability to be reliable and punctual

 

Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

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