NANA Regional Corporation Air Traffic Controler Specialist Station in Huntsville, Alabama

Air Traffic Controler Specialist Station


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ASO provides logistics, facilities maintenance and operations, transportation and support services for mission-critical military installations and civilian agencies around the country. From the homes of U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command to the highways of suburban Virginia, ASO experts and professionals work behind the scenes to ensure smooth and continuous operations.

This employee receives and transmits flight plans, meteorological, navigational, and other information in air traffic control station at Redstone Army Airfield (RAAF) to perform preflight and emergency service for airplane pilots, accepts flight plans from pilots in person or by telephone and reviews them for completeness. This specialist routes plans for operating under instrument flight rules to control center and for operating under visual flight rules to station in vicinity of destination airport, using radio, teletype, radiotelephone, radiotelegraph, telephone, or interphone, and provides meteorological, navigational, and other information to pilots during flight, using radio.

The Air Traffic Control Specialist relays traffic control and other instructions concerned with aircraft safety to pilots, radios such information as identifying landmarks, beacons and available landing fields to pilots in flight, maintains file of plans for operating under visual flight rules until completion of flight, and contacts facilities along route of flight to secure information on overdue aircraft. This worker reports lost aircraft to control center for rescue or local emergency services, monitors such radio aids to navigation as range stations, fan markers and voice communication facilities, and notifies air personnel of availability of these facilities, and maintains written records of messages transmitted and received.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provide commercial and military pilot briefings, preflight, in-flight, post-flight assistance and advisory services

  • Conduct briefings to communicate information required by aviators, including status of navigational aids, weather alerts and advisories, and runway closings

  • Review notice to airmen (NOTAM) information with aviators that affect the proposed route of flight

  • Conduct technical review of proposed flight plans submitted by aviators

  • Transmit Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flight plans via Aeronautical Information system (AIS) to appropriate Air Route Traffic Control Centers

  • Provide detailed assistance to pilots in planning route of flight, preparation of flight plans

  • Provide airfield flight advisory service when the tower is closed

  • Relay IFR clearances received from Air Traffic Control

  • Initiate actions to meet special requirements for arriving flights, e.g., Military

Assistance and Safety Traffic with medical patients on board or to pick up medical patients which requires notification of Airfield Services, Crash Alert, and hospital

  • Coordinate Airfield Services providing support for transient and tenant aircraft

  • Coordinate aircraft parking, passenger pick-up and delivery, special security, distinguished visitors requirements, crew transportation, and after hours passenger manifesting

  • Maintain flight planning room to assure accurate compliance with FLIP mapsand charts, publications, reading information file (RIF) and required equipment

  • Verify qualifications for Flight Line Drivers Training and inspect operators have required Light Gun Signals charts available

  • Participate in the airfield Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard (WASH) program

  • Assist alert service in the marshalling of aircraft using prescribed hand and arm signals


  • Employee shall be able to understand, read, write, and speak English

  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license in order to obtain a US Government issued and airfield driver’s license

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years flight line, ground handling, or FAA equivalent experience. Must have all required certifications for the position.

  • Certificate of Authority to take Weather Observations

  • Must meet all training, qualifications, and certification requirements (Federal, DoD, State, and local) in performance of the job duties

  • Are subject to be screened without notice for drug use by the government

  • Centralized Aviation Flight Records System (CAFRS) administrator training / certification

  • FCC licensed for restricted radio telephone operator PREFERRED

  • Previous experience performing Flight Operations / Dispatch functions MANDATORY

  • Control Tower Operator Certificate and/or Air Traffic Control Specialist Certified is PREFERREDProspective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website.

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Job: Military Specific Occupations

Primary Location: US-AL-Huntsville

Shift: Rotating

Req ID: ASO00694