AECOM Air Traffic Control Terminal (Control Tower) in Indian Springs, Nevada

United States of America - Nevada, Indian Springs

Job Summary

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. Position is represented by a Union Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).

  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 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.

  1. Keep written records of daily events using personal PC.

  2. Performs related duties as required.

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.

Minimum Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent ad completion of an accredited military or FAA Airfield Management/Flight Service school or program. Must have a total of eight (8) years’ experience and at least two (2) years Control Tower supervisory experience. Air Force Special Code (AFSC) of 1C100 (Air Force Certified 7-Level Watch Supervisor staff sergeant (E-5) or above with SEI 054 and 055) or . Must possess required knowledge, skills and abilities to effectively promote air traffic system safety in compliance with established Air Force, FAA, ICAO or NATO criterion

Must have completed an accredited Military or Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic control school.

Must have held or hold a FAA Control Tower Operator Certificate (CTO)

Must obtain a FAA Second Class Flight Physical prior to assignment.

Good oral and written communication skills.

On occasion must be able to work weekends and holidays.

Must be able to work Day, Swing or Grave shifts.

Must possess and maintain a "Secret" government security clearance

Possess a valid state issued driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

Active clearance

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What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Transportation Operations Management / Traffic Monitoring

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196199BR

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.