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Federal Aviation Administration - Air Traffic Control Specialist Resume Example

James Miller
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Professional Summary

Seasoned Air Traffic Control Specialist with more than 10 years of experience-- including 3 years of ATC instruction experience-- in the fast-paced aviation industry. Excellent communication and problem-solving skills. Track record of achieving exceptional results in aviation safety and program/personnel management.

Skills
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Coordination
  • Education and Training
  • Writing
Experience
Air Traffic Control Specialist Jun 2014Present Federal Aviation Administration Elmira, NY
  • Certified in both aspects of terminal air traffic control: Tower and RADAR
  • Issue landing and take-off authorizations or instructions.
  • Monitor/direct the movement of aircraft (commercial, general aviation and military) within assigned airspace and on the ground to minimize delays and maximize safety.
  • Inform pilots about nearby aircraft or potentially hazardous conditions, such as weather, speed and direction of wind, or visibility problems.
  • Provide flight path changes or directions to emergency landing airports for pilots traveling in bad weather or in emergency situations.
  • Alert airport emergency services in cases of emergency or when aircraft are experiencing difficulties.
Air Traffic Control Specialist Jun 2011Jun 2014 Midwest Air Traffic Control Services, Inc State College, PA
  • Control commercial/general aviation air/ground traffic in a terminal environment according to FAA regulations
  • Expedite and ensures ground and flight safety.
  • Issues taxi, takeoff and sequence instructions and air traffic clearances.
  • Part of opening team at UNV ATCT; assisted in setup of SOPs and LOAs.
Air Traffic Control Specialist Jun 2010Jun 2011 Midwest Air Traffic Control Services, Inc Paducah, KY
  • Control commercial/general aviation air/ground traffic in a terminal environment according to FAA regulations.
  • Expedites and ensures ground and flight safety.
  • Issues taxi, takeoff and sequence instructions and air traffic clearances.
  • Experienced with intersecting runway operations.
Air Traffic Control Watch Supervisor Feb 2005Jun 2010 US Air Force - Active Duty Belleville, IL
  • Direct activities of the tower team to ensure adherence to FAA directives, organizational operational plans and manager policies.
  • Plan, organize, direct and evaluate all tower activities.
  • Experienced in parallel runway/airport operations.
  • Upgraded/created simulator ATC Tower scenarios.
  • Experienced with IDS5, ETVS, FMQ 13/19, DATIS, R-ACD, DBRITE.
  • Direct/manage all aspects of crew training and career progression.
  • Conduct training/mentoring for over 15 trainees, write weekly/daily evaluations; administer static/simulated scenarios to monitor trainee progress.
Air Traffic Control Instructor Oct 2009Apr 2010 US Air Force - Active Duty Al Taji, Iraq
  • Train Iraqi controllers towards certification and ICAO standards.
  • Establish/instruct Iraqi Military ATC tower training program with over 16 students.
  • Work directly with US Army/US Dept. of State personnel and Coalition Forces.
  • Function as an Air Traffic Control Specialist during periods of no training.
Air Traffic Control Specialist May 2007Sep 2007 US Air Force - Active Duty Balad, Iraq
  • Busiest Dept of Defense airport, 25k monthly ops.
  • Experienced with intersecting runway operations.
  • Controlled countless high-profile combat emergencies.
  • Expedited the safe movement of Coalition missions in compliance with FAA regulations.
  • Trained/monitored over 10 arriving/departing controllers.
Education
High School Diploma Jun 2010 Windber Area High School Windber, PA
Awards
  • ATC Controller of the Year, 2011
  • Air Force Commendation Medal, 2010
  • Air Force Achievement Medal, 2009
  • ATC Controller of the Year, 2007
  • USO Hero's Award, 2007
  • ATC Controller of the Quarter, 2006
  • Air Force Control Tower of the Year, 2005
  • Air Mobility Command Control Tower of the Year, 2003/2004/2005
  • Distinguished Graduate ATC Basic School-Biloxi MS, 2005
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Previous Companies:

  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Midwest Air Traffic Control Services
  • Inc

Previous Job Positions:

  • Air Traffic Control Specialist
  • Air Traffic Control Watch Supervisor
  • Air Traffic Control Instructor

Schools:

  • Windber Area High School

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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