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Employment Opportunities at Midwest ATC

Apply today for an exciting opportunity to join the Midwest ATC team at one of our many locations!!

May 12, 2022

Immediate Openings for ATCS:

  • Must possess a valid Control Tower Operator (CTO) Certificate or Credential with Tower-Rating.
  • Must possess a current Class II medical certificate.

Domestic Air Traffic Control Specialist (ATCS)

Description: The ATCS controls air traffic on and within the vicinity of the airport according to established procedures and policies to prevent collisions and minimize delays arising from traffic congestion. The incumbent is responsible for the safe, orderly and expeditious movement of air traffic through the nation’s airspace. ATCS duties include:

  • Answering radio calls from arriving and departing aircraft.
  • Issuing landing/takeoff instructions.
  • Issuing information such as runway to use, wind velocity and direction, visibility, taxiing instructions, and pertinent  data on other aircraft operating in the vicinity.
  • Issuing air traffic clearances.
  • Providing advice based on their own observations and information from the National Weather Service, IFR control facilities, flight service stations, pilots, and other sources.
  • Taking and disseminating weather observations at Limited Aviation Weather Reporting Station (LAWRS).
  • Transferring control of aircraft to receiving facilities when aircraft leave their airspace, and receiving control of aircraft coming into their airspace.
  • Operating various types of equipment such as: radios, telephones, interphones, computer systems, radar, recording systems, weather equipment, light guns, airport/runway lighting systems, and backup equipment.
  • Alerting airport emergency crews and other designated personnel when aircraft are having flight difficulties.
  • Coordinating with and issuing instructions to airport vehicles and personnel.
  • Maintaining and disseminating records of daily operations
  • Conduct OJT-Instruction, as required

Requirements: Applicants should include resume, cover letter and supporting certificates (CTO, FAA Class II Medical, etc.) may be submitted to the following:

Airfield Operation Specialist

Description:  The designee is responsible to monitor and coordinate airfield and aircraft activities in order to provide a safe, efficient, and effective airfield environment for aircraft operations.  The designee performs airfield inspections and checks for safety and compliance with planning and design criteria. Plans, organizes and directs airfield activities to include airfield construction/repairs, airfield driving program, ice/snow removal operations, Bird/Wildlife control, etc.  Procures, maintains, and produces information on safe operation of aircraft through the national and international airspace system such as Flight Information Publications, aeronautical charts and maps, NOTAM, local airfield and navigational aid status, and weather information.  Process domestic and international flight plans.  Coordinates with base agencies to meet aircrew requirements for billeting, messing, refueling, transportation, and transient aircraft maintenance.

Education:  Graduate of an approved DoD/FAA Air Traffic Control (ATC)/Airfield Managers course.

Experience:  Three (3) years of experience to include the following: Duties including coordination between air-traffic control and maintenance personnel, dispatching; implementing airfield safety procedures; monitoring and maintaining flight records, and applying knowledge of weather information. Managing wildlife on and around airfield grounds. Implementing bird aircraft strike hazard procedures. Coordinating airfield maintenance and construction projects.  Coordinating hazardous cargo and live fire devices.

Airfield Operations Specialists – Shift Lead/Training Manager

Description:  The designee is responsible for maintaining situational awareness of airfield activities and overall responsibility for AMOPS section while on duty in order to provide a safe, efficient, and effective airfield environment for aircraft operations.  The designee performs airfield inspections and checks for safety and compliance with planning and design criteria.  Plans, organizes and directs airfield activities to include airfield construction/repairs, airfield driving program, ice/snow removal operations, Bird/Wildlife control, etc.  Procures, maintains, and produces information on safe operation of aircraft through the national and international airspace system such as Flight Information Publications, aeronautical charts and maps, NOTAM, local airfield and navigational aid status, and weather information.  Process domestic and international flight plans.  Coordinates with base agencies to meet aircrew requirements for billeting, messing, refueling, transportation, and transient aircraft maintenance.

Education:  Graduate of an approved DoD/Airfield Managers course or equivalent and aviation related experience as aircrew/dispatcher/flight follower with a 14 CFR Part 121 or 14 CFR Part 135 operator.

Experience:  Four (4) years of experience to include the following:  Duties including supervision and coordination between air-traffic control and maintenance personnel, dispatching, implementing and enforcing airfield safety procedures; monitoring and maintaining flight records; applying knowledge of weather information, flight plan processing, flight following procedures, tracking aircraft movements, managing wildlife on and around airfield grounds, and implementing bird aircraft strike hazard procedures.  Coordinating airfield maintenance and construction projects.

Airfield Operations Specialists – Airfield Manager/Deputy Airfield Manager

Description:  The designee is responsible for the overall management airfield management facilities and services to provide a safe, efficient, and effective airfield environment for aircraft operations.  The designee also provides direct supervision and management of all personnel working in AM.  Develop parking plans.  The designee shall have experience in airport master planning and all airfield management functions.  The designee performs airfield inspections and checks for safety and compliance with planning and design criteria.  Plans, organizes and directs airfield activities to include airfield construction/repairs, airfield driving program, ice/snow removal operations, Bird/Wildlife control, etc. procures, maintains, and produces information on safe operation of aircraft through the national and international airspace system such as Flight Information Publications, aeronautical charts and maps, NOTAM, local airfield and navigational aid status, and weather information.  Process domestic and international flight plans.  Coordinates with base agencies to meet aircrew requirements for billeting, messing, refueling, transportation, and transient aircraft maintenance.

Education:  Graduate of an approved DoD/Advanced Airfield Managers course or equivalent.

Experience:  Four (4) years of Airfield Management Experience and a minimum of Six (6) years of total airfield operations experience.  The Deputy Airfield Manager shall have shall have Three (3) years of Airfield Management Experience. Both require experience including the following:  Duties including all airport management and coordination between air-traffic control and maintenance personnel; supervising airfield maintenance and construction projects.  Generate dispatching; implementing airfield safety procedure; generating facility duty schedules to support airfield operating hours.  Coordinating hazardous cargo and live fire device movements.  Conduct airfield inspections in accordance with AFI 13-204v3. Has documented knowledge or experience with ICAO procedures.  Experience implementing airfield safety procedures; generating and facilitating airfield flight line drivers program.  Managing local flight information publications.  Validating and publishing NOTAMs.

Air Traffic Control Specialist, Radar Approach Control and Control Tower

Description:  The designee is responsible for the safe and expeditious flow of air traffic within their designated control airspace in accordance with ICAO and FAA 7110.65 regulator guidance.  Rules of separation must be applied to achieve the required separation as outlined in FAA manuals and orders.  The designee will coordinate with various controllers and personnel to relay information which pertains to the aircraft and in the interest of safety of flight including emergency information.  The designee will be familiar with radar operations and apply the required separation of aircraft.  Along with controlling aircraft the designee must be able to process flight plans, control approach, departure and arrival procedures.  The designee will have a full working knowledge of RADAR/Manual approach control operations, control tower and flight planning.

Education:  Graduate of an approved DoD or FAA ATC course.

Experience:  Three (3) years of experience, One (1) year of experience must be from performing in a like type facility.  Knowledge of ATC rules, regulations, and techniques.  Shall hold one of the following radar certifications (Air Traffic Control Specialist (ATCS) certificate, FAA Credential, FAA or DoD training records).

ATCALS Technician

Description:  The designee shall be qualified to install, sustain, troubleshoot, and repair standard ground radar and airfield systems and equipment platforms to include: air traffic control, weather, ground aircraft control and warning radar systems; air traffic control radio; meteorological and navigational aid systems.  Resolves installation, repair, and modification problems associated with NAVAIDS equipment.  Employs line-of-sight and tropospheric scatter techniques.  Conducts tests to restore and maintain systems.  Uses layout drawings, schematics, and pictorial diagrams to solve maintenance problems and ensure equipment is properly positioned.  Analyzes construction and operating characteristics of equipment to determine source of malfunction.  Performs intricate alignment and calibration procedures to ensure maximum operating efficiency. Reviews and ensures compliance with maintenance management publications and procedures.

Enforces safety standards for system maintenance activities.  Checks installed and repaired components for compliance with technical publications.  Maintains inspection and maintenance records.  Posts entries on maintenance and inspection records. Records meter readings and other pertinent data in equipment logs.  Completes maintenance data collection forms.  Requisitions, accounts for, and turns in supplies and material.

The designee shall maintain systems are such as DME, ILS, MMLS, MPN-23, UPS, RCSU-2238, TACAN, TRN-44, VOR,  RSI/RCI or equivalent monitoring equipment, FMQ-19, FMQ-23, Micro-EARTS, MSCT, NRTD, STARS, STRAP, TDX-2000, MARK IVB, NEXION, Terminal Advisory System (TAS), GPN-22 (PAR), GPN-27(or 20), MPN-25, UPX-37 CM-200, CM-300, GRC-171 & 211, GRR-23/24, PCAS, GRT-21/22, ETVS, Liberty Star, PL-2000DT, PRC-117, RT-1319, TRC-176, URC-200, ATIS, DVRS, TTRS, but not be limited to those listed in Table 6.1. Suites of Systems and Support Equipment.

Education:  High School diploma or GED.  Relevant Associate’s degree preferred.  Formal electronics training such as:  military technical training school, vocational college, and/or a four (4) year electronics apprentice program with experience in electronics equipment the technician will maintain.

Experience: 

Level I tech – 4 years of practical experience with equipment the technician will maintain and oversee (recent NAVAIDS experience highly desired).

Level II tech – 6 years of practical experience with equipment the technician will maintain and oversee (recent NAVAIDS experience highly desired)

Electronics Technician I – Communications and Navigation

Number of positions needed: 2

Key Position: Yes

Midwest Air Traffic Control Service, Inc. is looking to staff the Communications, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) maintenance services in support of the US Army LOGCAP Contract at Kwajalein, Marshall Island.

This position is contingent upon the Kwajalein, Marshall Island LOGCAP contract award and upon the candidate completing the all required deployment processes.

Job Description:

Midwest Air Traffic Control Service, Inc. is looking for an Electronics Technician I, to maintain air traffic Communication and Navigational Aids systems at Kwajalein, Marshall Island.

Education:

High School diploma or GED.  Formal electronics training from: Technical School, and / or Class A or B military school in electronics for communications and navigation systems, or three (3) year electronics apprentice program with experience with the listed system types.

Basic Qualifications:

US citizen or a Local Republic of Marshall Island capable of receiving a Department of Defense security clearance (selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information). This position requires a minimum of three (3) years of “hands on” work experience in support of installations, repair, troubleshooting or maintenance of electronic systems or equipment.

  • Must be a graduate of a high school or a trade school & possess valid US driver’s license with photo and or CAC or DOD number.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of “hands on” work experience in support of installations, repair, troubleshooting or maintenance of Electronic systems or equipment that may involve training and assisting lower level technicians. Must have the technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems and be able to exercise independent judgment in performing tasks in support of Electronic systems or Electronic equipment.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing preventive maintenance on ground radio communications systems and related equipment, inspecting equipment at specified intervals determining operational status, replacing defective components, performing operational checks, and maintaining inspection and maintenance records
  • The Electronics Technician I must meet the qualification requirements and have at least three (3) years’ experience:
  • Maintaining communications and navigation systems
  • Using specialized test equipment and software-controlled diagnostics to isolate malfunctions
  • Repairing of mechanical and electrical assemblies and subassemblies
  • Tuning, aligning, and adjusting equipment
  • Inspecting equipment at specified intervals determining operational status
  • Perform operational checks
  • Maintaining inspection and maintenance records
  • Operation of standard test equipment and test sets for the associated CNS equipment

Desired Skills:

At least three (3) years’ experience working with the following: Maintaining Communications and Navigational Systems and related navigational status and reporting systems. The candidate should be familiar with status collecting and display systems; inspecting equipment at specified intervals; determining operational status; repairing mechanical and electrical assemblies and sub-assemblies; tuning, aligning, and adjusting equipment; performing operational checks; maintaining inspection and maintenance records

Work Schedule:  Rotating

Electronics Technician II – Communications and Navigation

Number of positions needed: 1

Key Position: Yes

Midwest Air Traffic Control Service, Inc. is looking to staff the Communications, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) maintenance services in support of the US Army LOGCAP Contract at Kwajalein, Marshall Island.

This position is contingent upon the Kwajalein, Marshall Island LOGCAP contract award and upon the candidate completing all required deployment processes.

Job Description:

Midwest Air Traffic Control Service, Inc. is looking for an Electronics Technician II, to maintain air traffic Communication and Navigational Aids systems at Kwajalein, Marshall Island.

Education:

High School diploma or GED.  Formal electronics training from: Technical School, or Class A or B military school in electronics for communications and navigation systems, or five (5) year electronics apprentice program with experience with the listed system types.

Basic Qualifications:

US citizen or a Local Republic of Marshall Island capable of receiving a Department of Defense security clearance (selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information). This position requires a minimum of five (5) years of “hands on” work experience in support of installations, repair, troubleshooting or maintenance of electronic systems or equipment.

  • Must be a graduate of a high school or a trade school & possess valid US driver’s license with photo and or CAC or DOD number.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of “hands on” work experience in support of installations, repair, troubleshooting or maintenance of electronic systems or equipment that may involve training and assisting lower-level technicians. Must have the technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems and be able to exercise independent judgment in performing tasks in support of electronic systems or electronic equipment.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing preventive maintenance on ground radio communications systems and related equipment, inspecting equipment at specified intervals determining operational status, replacing defective components, performing operational checks, and maintaining inspection and maintenance records.
  • The Electronics Technician II must meet the qualification requirements and have at least five (5) years’ experience:
  • Maintaining communications and navigation systems
  • Using specialized test equipment and software-controlled diagnostics to isolate malfunctions
  • Repairing of mechanical and electrical assemblies and subassemblies
  • Tuning, aligning, and adjusting equipment
  • Inspecting equipment at specified intervals determining operational status
  • Perform operational checks
  • Maintaining inspection and maintenance records
  • Repair, adjust and align TACAN, DVOR, ILS and integrated system to pass recertification and periodic flight checks.
  • Operation of advance test equipment and test sets for the associated CNS equipment

Desired Skills:

At least five (5) years’ experience working with the following: Maintaining Communications and Navigational Systems and related navigational status and reporting systems. The candidate should be familiar with status collecting and display systems; inspecting equipment at specified intervals; determining operational status; repairing mechanical and electrical assemblies and sub-assemblies; tuning, aligning, and adjusting equipment; performing operational checks; maintaining inspection and maintenance records

Work Schedule:  Rotating

Electronics Technician III – ATC Radar and Maintenance Lead

Number of Positions needed: 1

Key Position: Yes

Midwest Air Traffic Control Service, Inc. is looking to staff the Communications, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) maintenance services in support of the US Army LOGCAP Contract at Kwajalein, Marshall Island.

This position is contingent upon the Kwajalein, Marshall Island LOGCAP contract award and upon the candidate completing the all required deployment processes.

Job Description:

Midwest Air Traffic Control Service, Inc. is looking for an Electronics Technician III – ATC Radar, to maintain air traffic surveillance and precision radar systems at Kwajalein, Marshall Island.

Basic Qualifications:

US citizen with a Department of Defense security clearance (selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information). Minimum of six (6) years of hands-on experience in electronics repair, maintenance, and testing air traffic control (ATC) surveillance radar systems. Must be a graduate of a high school or a trade school & possess valid US driver’s license with photo.

Minimum of six (6) years of hands-on experience performing preventive maintenance on ATC radar systems and related equipment, inspecting equipment at specified intervals determining operational status, replacing defective components, performing operational checks, and maintaining inspection and maintenance records.

The ATC Radar Technician III must meet the qualification requirements and have at least six (6) years’ experience:

  • Supervising the CNS work center that performs support and maintenance of Radar equipment
  • Repairing, overhauling, modifying ground radar systems including analog-to-digital interface systems such as STRAP, etc.
  • Isolating malfunctions by prescribed systems checking procedures, visual inspections, voltage checks and other tests using electronic test equipment.
  • Accomplishing organizational and intermediate level equipment modifications according to time compliance technical orders (TCTOs)
  • Assembling, installing, and repairing antenna systems, transmission lines, and waveguides
  • Performing corrosion control
  • Ensuring maintenance data collection forms and inspections and maintenance records are accurately completed
  • Maintaining Facilities Status Records
  • Independently verifying operational condition of radar and integrated system to be within prescribed parameters in accordance with (IAW) applicable Technical Order/Manual or directive (commercial manuals, FAA Orders, and CEMIs).
  • Repairing, adjusting, and aligning radar and integrated system to pass recertification and periodic flight checks.
  • Repair, adjust and align TACAN, DVOR, ILS and integrated system to pass recertification and periodic flight checks.
  • Repairing, adjusting, and aligning interface equipment for radar display in control tower.
  • Set up and use standard and advance radar test equipment and familiar with technical manuals
  • Capability of leading and providing technical leadership to 6 or more people

Education:

Associate degree in Industrial Electronics, completion of an accredited Technical Apprentice Program in Electronics or equivalent military training Formal electronics training from: Technical School, or Class A or B military school in electronics for radar systems and/or demonstrated ability to perform leadership and maintenance tasks and 5 years or more of experience.

Desired Skills:

Minimum of six (6) years in a supervisory position including “hands on” work experience repairing, overhauling, modifying ground radar systems, including automated radar tracking systems; isolating malfunctions by prescribed systems checking procedures, visual inspections, voltage checks and other tests using electronic test equipment; accomplishing organizational and intermediate level equipment modifications according to time compliance technical orders; assembling, installing, and repairing antenna systems, transmission lines, and waveguides; performing corrosion control; ensuring maintenance data collection forms and inspections and maintenance records are accurately completed; repairing, adjusting and aligning interface equipment for radar display in control tower. Additional experience maintaining FPN-63, GPN-22, GPN-27 (or 20), MPN-25, or TPN-19. Minimum of two (2) years of hands-on experience in electronics repair, maintenance and testing of at least one of the ATC Radar systems and a Precision Approach Radar system.

Work Schedule:  Rotating

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