Air Traffic Controller - Instructor II - (ATCSCC) Job



  Full Time   Employee

United States

Air Traffic Controller - Instructor II - (ATCSCC) (Job Number:420113)


Seeking a full time, on-site senior Air Traffic Control (ATC) training instructor. Personnel selected will function in a position titled Instructor II at the (ATCSCC) Air Traffic Control System Command Center facility in Warrenton, Virginia.

Job Description

This hands-on position will require the candidate to effectively and consistently deliver the highest quality classroom and lab based training to certified professional controllers (CPC) arriving from other ATC facilities to the ATCSCC. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellent teaching/platform skills and classroom management techniques, a student focused drive for continuous improvement and strong technical skills with the current ATC Systems Operations (SYS OPS) and Traffic Management Units (TMUs). In addition, this more senior position will provide mentoring for students as well as curriculum design and development expertise.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Instructor II must have a minimum of five (5) years recent experience working as a Certified Professional Controller in an air traffic control facility (e.g., Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC), Airport Traffic Control Tower (ATCT), Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON), and two (2) years working in a TMU in any of the aforementioned facility types.

Candidates must have FAA Air Traffic Control, and TMU training and experience within the last five (5) years.

Prior (or current) certification as an Air Traffic Controller and TMU specialist is required.

Instructor experience in the classroom and the ability to operate in the Training Laboratory, is required.

Prior (or current) On-the-Job Training Instructor (OJTI) certification coupled with at least three (3)+ years experience in that role is required.

Candidates must be knowledgeable on current tools and practices in Air Traffic Control, SYS OPS and TMU (i.e. FSM - Flight Schedule Monitor, TSD - Traffic Situation Display, GDP - Ground Delay Programs, CWIS – Corridor Integrated Weather System, Safety Risk Management - SRM and TFMS - Traffic Flow Management Systems) along with the current state of the NAS.

ATCSCC “Area Knowledge” and experience at that specific local facility level is desired, but not required.

Able to interface effectively with FAA personnel at all levels to insure the training delivered at the local level is responsive to local needs, is comprehensive and of consistent high quality.

Laboratory Certification:

Instructor II trainees must possess the knowledge and skills of tools and practices utilized in a TMU and have the ability to demonstrate this knowledge and skill in the Training Laboratory used at the ATCSCC.

Instructor trainees must observe at least ten (10) hours of developmental ATCSCC Training Laboratory instruction conducted by certified instructors.

Instructor trainees must conduct a minimum of three (3) hours of instruction to include monitoring and mitigating capacity and demand imbalances at sectors, fixes, and choke points. Instruction will include: utilizing the Traffic Situational Display (TSD), monitoring capacity at sectors, fixes, and choke points and evaluating mitigation strategies utilizing Flow Evaluation Areas (FEAs) and Flow Constraint Areas (FCAs) observed by a certified instructor.

Additionally Instructor trainees must conduct a minimum of three (3) additional hours of instruction on the Flight Schedule Monitor (FSM) tool with the application of Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) Traffic Flow Management (TFM) skills to include: monitoring, developing, modifying and terminating Ground Stops (GS), Ground Delay Programs (GDP) and Airspace Flow Programs (AFPs) observed by a certified instructor.


A Bachelors degree, or the equivalent additional experience and training in FAA Air Traffic Control Operations and TMU is desired.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Operational experience with FAA Air Traffic Flow Management tools and CDM TFM skills is a plus.

Curriculum design and development experience is desired. With the Contract Site Supervisor, the Instructor II should be able to continuously evaluate classroom and simulator training and receive and apply feedback as required.

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Job Posting: Oct 6, 2016, 9:58:21 AM
Primary Location: United States-VA-WARRENTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

To apply for this job, contact:
Jane Ormerod

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