AECOM Air Traffic Control Specialist, Tower in Las Vegas, Nevada
United States of America - Nevada, Las Vegas
Purpose and Scope:
Functioning in an airfield tower facility, Tower Controllers are responsible for issuing clearances and traffic information to aircraft landing, departing or operating within the airport traffic area. They provide the safe separation and movement of departing, landing, and maneuvering aircraft at their airfield facility. They receive and transmit flight plans, meteorological, navigational, and other information to perform preflight and emergency service for airplane pilots, accept flight plans from pilots in person or by telephone and review them for completeness.
Provides separation between landing and departing aircraft, transfers control of aircraft on instrument flights to the enroute controllers when the aircraft leave their airspace, and receive control of aircraft on instrument flights coming into their airspace from controllers at adjacent facilities.
Routes planes for operating under instrument flight rules to control center and for operating under visual flight rules to station in vicinity of destination airport, using radio, teletype, radiotelephone, radiotelegraph, telephone, or interphone, and provides meteorological, navigational, and other information to pilots during flight, using radio.
Relays traffic control and other instructions concerned with aircraft safety to pilots, radios such information as identifying landmarks, beacons and available landing fields to pilots in flight, maintains file of plans for operating under visual flight rules until completion of flight, and contacts facilities along route of flight to secure information on overdue aircraft.
Reports lost aircraft to control center for rescue or local emergency services, monitors such radio aids to navigation as range stations, fan markers and voice communication facilities, and notifies air personnel of availability of these facilities, and maintains written records of messages transmitted and received.
Have knowledge of performance characteristics of a wide variety of aircraft, aircraft separation standards and the skill and ability to keep air traffic properly separated on the runway and in the air.
Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
Position is represented by a Union Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
High School diploma or equivalent ad completion of an accredited military or FAA Airfield Management/Flight Service school or program. Possess one (1) to three (3) years’ experience in an airport management field at a civilian or military Flight Service installation. Possess knowledge of Air Force, DoD and FAA flight directives. Must have working knowledge of computerized electronic radar display systems, communications systems, and civilian and military aircraft operational characteristics. Must qualify for and maintain a government Top Secret Security Clearance. Possess a valid state issued driver’s license. Position may require routine travel, occasional overnight stays and shift work assignments. .
Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:
Typical airfield station, tower or terminal office environment with no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds. Constant sitting while using the computer terminal, ability to discern all colors of the spectrum (must not be color-blind), constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines. Performs duties typically in semi-darkness.
Active DoD TS Clearance
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Job Category Military Support
Business Line Government
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 197309BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.