UNITED STATES-CALIFORNIA-FORT IRWIN
Security Clearance: Secret
The Air Traffic Controller provides for the safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of air traffic in the assigned airspace or airport and assists aircraft in distress or emergency situations.
- Receive, post, and relay flight data information, clearances, and messages.
- Issue arrival and departure instructions, weather information, and special advisories to aircraft operating under their control.
- Issue information and clearances for properly separating and sequencing aircraft.
- Coordinate with other controllers, facilities, and agencies to provide prompt ATC services.
- Coordinate arrival and departure times with flight operations.
- Assist aircraft in emergency or distress situations.
- Issue taxiing instructions to aircraft and vehicles on the ground.
- Make sure trainees receive on-the-job training.
- Maintain facility training records, logs, and recordings.
- Perform operator-level equipment checks and advise maintenance personnel and Facility Chief of any outages.
- Follow FAA, ICAO, DOD, and host nation aviation regulations and procedures.
- Coordinate ramp and refuel services for aircraft.
- Assist in facility operations as directed by Shift Leader.
- Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
- Fully proficient in English (Verbal/Written).
- Basic computer skills.
Experience & Education
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Graduate of a US military air traffic control school or FAA Academy.
- Military MOS Army 15Q training preferred.
- Three (3) or more years of commercial and / or military experience in air traffic services.
- Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Must be able to meet skill criteria in accordance with DA PAM 611-21 and AR 611-1.
- Ability to pass Class 4 Army Flight Physical and FAA Class 2 Flight Physical
- Ability to work night and day shift in hot desert environment.
- Some heavy lifting may be required.
- Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
- Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
- Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally