Job Description Job Title :U49-ATC Spec - Terminal Requisition ID :1200HQK
Job Category :Union
Discipline Primary Location :USA-NV: NEVADA-NORTH LAS VEGAS
Schedule :Full-time Remote Work Authorized :
No Relocation Assistance :Not Available
Travel :Yes, 25 % of the Time
Clearance Level :Top Secret
Job Posting :Aug 14, 2012, 10:54:44 AM
Description Responsible for the overall operations of the Control Tower during their shift and maintains general situational awareness of air traffic. If necessary, may limit or disapprove operations based on existing traffic congestion or complexity, staffing, weather, and individual controller training and experience.
1. High School Diploma or equivalent.
2. Must have completed an accredited Military or Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic control school.
1. Must have held or currently hold a FAA Control Tower Operator (CTO) certificate.
2. Must hold or be able to obtain a FAA Second Class Flight Physical prior to assignment to duty location.
3. Must have a minimum of three (3) years Control Tower supervisory experience Air Force Special Code (AFSC) of 1C171 (Air Force Certified 7-Level Watch Supervisor staff sergeant (E-5) or above with SEI 054 and 055) or Civilian/Military/FAA equivalent.
1. Control air traffic on and within vicinity of airport according to established FAA and USAF procedures to prevent collisions and to minimize delays arising from traffic congestion.
2. Answer radio calls from arriving and departing aircraft and issue landing and takeoff instructions, runway in use, wind velocity and direction, visibility, taxiing instruction, traffic advisories, and any other data pertinent to flight safety to aircraft operating in and around the airport traffic area.
3. Transfer control of IFR/VFR aircraft departing to and accept control of arriving flights from Nellis Radar, using approved telephone and interphone communications.
4. Alert airport emergency crews and other designated personnel by radio or telephone when airplanes are having difficulties.
5. Operate the ETVS (TED) air traffic control communications console and the DVRS recorder.
6. Operate the airport lighting panel and the emergency power generator. Control vehicle traffic on and around the runways using approved FAA and local procedures.
7. Keep written records of daily events using personal PC.
8. Performs related duties as required.
Must be able to meet eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain a “Top Secret” government security clearance.
1 Good oral and written communication skills.
2. Required to spend 3-4 nights away from home.
3. On occasion must be able to work weekends and holidays.
4. Must be able to work Day, Swing or Grave shifts.