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Air Traffic Controllers work in airport control towers and area control centers where they coordinate aircraft routes, arrivals and departures. Typical duties described in an Air Traffic Controller example resume are keeping contact with aircrafts, allocating cruising levels, instructing pilots on climbing and descent maneuvers, ensuring a minimal distance between planes, and handling emergencies or unexpected situations. Essential qualifications for this job are air traffic expertise, analytical thinking, time management, computer proficiency, and the ability to make sound decisions fast. Having completed an accredited air traffic control program is common experience in Air Traffic Controller resumes.

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1

Air Traffic Controller

Provided safe, orderly and efficient movement of air traffic, issued instructions, maintained databases and report logs

  • Successfully instructed, guided and evaluated newly trained hires by conducting on the Job Training programs
  • A 100% success rate in maintaining radio and phone contact and transferring controls with over 10 control towers daily in a timely manner
  • Minimized delays by established flight and traffic management plans daily
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Hospitality Management
MBA
Human Resource Management
2

Air Traffic Controller/watch Supervisor

Utilized established procedures to control air traffic ensuring safe and efficient movement of aircraft with minimal delays.

  • Negotiated and scheduled work hours to remain within budget and resolve schedule conflicts.
  • Exceeded standards in training completed in 80% of allowable time.
  • Liaison between air traffic and flying units / corporate aviation departments helping to alleviate potential problems with air traffic services.
  • Assisted in simulator training program.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Business Management
Business Management
3

Terminal Air Traffic Controller (cto)

Provided a safe and expeditious traffic pattern by separating and sequencing arrival and departure aircraft. Base assigned aircraft included; F-117's, T-38's, foreign fighter types, an aero club (light civilian aircraft) and a wide array of transient (to include foreign) aircraft.

  • Completed apprentice training in less than 50% of the allotted time
  • Intersecting runway configuration; annual operations exceeded 150,000
  • TSS (Tower Simulator System) Administrator; maintained a system that includes 12 computer towers and eight big screens; responsible for developing simulator problems encompassing three operating positions; developed specific simulator scenarios that were unique to the trainees area(s) of struggle
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Aeronautical Science
4

Air Traffic Controller U.s. Air Force

Trained and received partial Air Traffic Control ratings at Yokota Air Base Japan between 2012 and 2013, supporting the largest Air Force Cargo hub in the Pacific with over 47,000 annual flights over Tokyo.

  • Received facility ratings at Osan Air Base Republic of Korea (ROK) from 2011 to 2012, contributing to the safety of 38,000 annual flights of local and U.S. Fighter jets in the defense of the ROK as well as presidential aircraft to include Air Force One and Korean leaders.
  • Obtained 11 position ratings from 2008-2011 at Laughlin Air Force Base, the Air Force's 4th busiest air field (1st in the continental U.S.) with over 450,000 annual flights in 10,000 miles of airspace encompassing 62 airfields.
  • Directly supervised numerous subordinates and managed air traffic flow and facility operations.
  • Certified on the Airfield Automation System (AFAS) software and was system administrator at 2 locations while consulting on a 3rd. Self taught all aspects of the software and certified through test.
  • Monitored and maintained the digital voice recording system at Osan Air Base on a daily basis.
  • Designed and redesigned visual displays for quick reference over the RADAR scopes to include air space/air field diagrams, frequencies, and local procedures.
  • Exceeded job standards and contributed to 2 outstanding ratings on biennial quality assurance inspections.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Leadership
5

Air Traffic Controller, Tower

Facilitated the safe departure and arrival of over 250K ops/year at the DoD's busiest airbase.

  • Qualified in 50% allotted time for Local Control, Ground Control, Flight Data and Clearance Delivery.
  • Trained 3, 5, and 7-Levels in all Tower positions except for Watch Supervisor.
  • Cleansed airspace for Lifeguard/MEDEVAC and Close Air Support operations.
  • Monitored and controlled UAS operations for ISR missions on a daily basis.
  • Coordinated and worked with numerous outside agencies to ensure mission success on a daily basis.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AA
Psychology
6

Air Traffic Controller

Provided radar separation for rotary wing

  • Provided Safe, orderly and expeditious Air Traffic Control services to aircraft within and outside area of jurisdiction.
  • Provided sequencing and separation of aircraft vectored to intercept the final approach course for handoff to the final controller.
  • Issued instructions to the pilot based on the position of the aircraft relative to the final approach course, glide path, and distance from touchdown
  • Issued special air traffic control instructions to aviators concerning airfield facilities, emergency landing areas, obstructions, landmarks, local regulations, and observed hazards that affect the safe operation of aircraft.
  • Established, maintained and coordinated flight plans and air space operational areas.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Electronics Robotics / Telecommunications Cert
Education
7

Airport Operations/air Traffic Controller/supervisor

As ATC Supervisor, ensured operational efficiency of a four-man control tower watch team

  • Assisted pilots in all aspects of flight planning including navigation, procedures and NOTAMS
  • Held position of Airport Operations Officer and Airfield Driving Course Manager which trained and promoted safe operations as an airfield operator including all employees and contractors needing airport access
  • Managed airport operations including coordinating emergency efforts, coordination aircraft services, receiving and investigating noise complaints, assisting ATC as needed and issuing NOTAMS for the airport
  • Provides ATC services to aircraft arriving/departing the airport and to transiting the facilities airspace
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Professional Aeronautics / Airport Management
8

Lead Instructor/air Traffic Controller

  • Created curriculum, student materials and instructional training aides for US Navy fighter pilot familiarization training course
  • Trained and educated Air Traffic Control (ATC) students in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations
  • Lectured ATC fundamentals, advanced tower and preparatory classes for FAA Control Tower Operator (CTO) written examination
  • Critiqued students and instructors during ATC tower and radar approach control simulations to validate the adequacy of daily training
  • Managed and updated more than 65 student and graduate records in accordance with Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) standards
  • Subject Matter Expert; reduced student certification times more than 20% by programming over 60 ATC simulator training scenarios
  • Upheld and enforced policies regarding workplace conduct and ethical behavior in accordance with company approved guidelines
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Conflict Resolution
AAS
Military Technology
BS
Management
9

Air Traffic Controller

Responsible for safe and prompt flow of air traffic in the air and on the ground

  • Made frequent safety-related decisions, working quickly and under stress without losing
  • Leveraged subject matter expertise to communicate advisories, clearances, and instructions
  • Supervised shift and trained new controllers
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
18
years
at this job
BS
Aeronautics
10

Air Traffic Controller

Supervisor for multiple airmen, responsible for work evaluations and promotion packages.

  • Developed and implemented excel spreadsheets to track Emergency information and controller proficiency time.
  • Assists in keeping multiple regulations up to date and maintaining and servicing individual's personal records.
  • Trainer Qualified for 4+ years, training future controllers to meet certification criteria.
  • Responsible for separating Aircraft and providing safety alerts within terminal airspace.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Aeronautical Science

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