LOGCAP - Air Traffic Controller

Job Locations KW-Udairi
Requisition ID 2020-11925
# of Openings
17
Category
Security and Defense

Overview

Louis Berger Services is currently looking for a full time Air Traffic Controller to support our LOGCAP V operation at the US Army Udairi Airfield (UAAF) in Kuwait.  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.

Responsibilities

Although specific duties vary by assignment or contract typical duties include:

  • Receive, post, and relay flight data information, clearances, and messages.
  • Issue arrival and departure instructions, aviation weather information, and special advisories to aircraft operating under their control.
  • Issue information and clearances for properly separating and sequencing aircraft and monitors the flight progress of aircraft.
  • Issue information and instructions for the orderly movement of traffic (aircraft, vehicles, and pedestrians) in the movement area.
  • Coordinate with other controllers, facilities, and agencies to provide prompt ATC services.
  • Coordinate arrival and departure times with flight operations.
  • Coordinate ramp and refuel services for aircraft.
  • Assist aircraft in emergency or distress situations.
  • Maintain facility logs.
  • 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.
  • Complete annual weather training to take and disseminate supplemental weather observations.
  • Assist in facility operations as directed by Shift Leader.

Qualifications

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Graduate of a US military air traffic control school or FAA Academy.
  • Air Traffic Control Specialist (ATCS) certificate.
  • FAA Control Tower Operator Certificate of CTO Certificate of Grades.
  • Military MOS Army 15Q training preferred.
  • Three (3) or more years of commercial and / or military experience in air traffic services.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Secret Clearance.
  • Ability to pass Class IV Army flight physical.
  • Ability to work night and day shift in austere environment.
  • Some heavy lifting may be required.
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.

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