Air Traffic Control Assistant (ATCA)

  • Recruiter: Aviation Job Search
  • Location: Bedfordshire, UK

Cranfield Airport is a busy commercial and General Aviation (GA) airport situated between Bedford and Milton Keynes, and is the home base to many corporate and private aircraft owners.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an Air Traffic Control Assistant (ATCA) to join a busy team that performs a safety critical function in providing air traffic services to all airport and local airspace users. Tasks will include:

 Assist the Air Traffic Control Officer (ATCO) in the performance of their duties

 Assumes the role and responsibilities of Flight Planning Assistant

 Assist the ATCO in alerting the emergency services in accordance with published procedures

 Maintain data displays in accordance with published procedures

 Accept booking out details from pilots and prepare flight progress strips in accordance with local procedures

 Maintain and amend aeronautical documents and publications (as required)

 Liaise with local agencies as required

 Maintain a log of movements and record statistics as required

 Carry out such other duties as directed by Manager Air Traffic Services or Senior Air Traffic Control Officer.

 Undertake tasks associated with the ANSP Safety, Quality and Security Management systems as directed in order to comply with regulatory requirements.

To be successful in this role you will need to be a flexible, resilient individual with well-developed communication skills who is able to cope with the pressures and demands of this safety critical role and who can adapt their approach to different customers you will come into contact with. It would be advantageous if you could further contribute to the team by holding a Met Observers Certificate.

At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 17 February 2019

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