Air Traffic Controller

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DynCorp Kandahar, Afghanistan, International:

Job Summary

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.

Principal Accountabilities

  • 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 duties as assigned

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11246 Prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, or national origin and requires affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees treated, without regard to race, sex, color, genetic information, religion, or national origin. (Enforcement Agency: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs).

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