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Position Posting: Facility Engineer
Posted in News by Dristin Rose
8 months ago

Kansas City ARTCC is currently seeking applicants for the position of Facility Engineer.

The FE reports to the Air Traffic Manager and maintains technical/sector files for use with ATC client software.

Attends periodic meetings as necessary.
Maintains an active online presence within the ZKC ARTCC and on the VATSIM network.
Advises ATM and senior ARTCC staff of technical issues.
Creates, maintains and updates ZKC sector files, vATIS config files, alias files and POF files.
Coordinates with ZKC and other ARTCC staff to mitigate and manage frequency and automation problems.
Maintains approved facility Orders and LOAs, ensuring they are electronically available through the website.
Develops and maintains LOA/SOP “cheat sheets” and related media.
Frequently checks and responds to emails and contacts in a timely manner.
Voting member of the Facility Advisory Board.

The successful candidate must:

Be a member in good standing
Be a member of the ZKC ARTCC, or willing to transfer upon selection
Hold a VATSIM Tower Controller (S2) rating or higher
Be skilled with VATSIM ATC Client software and software involved in technical file creation/manipulation.
Maintain active status by logging minimum number of hours in accordance with ARTCC policy
Be able to work well in a team-oriented environment

Preferred Skills & Abilities
The successful candidate should:

Possess a high degree of commitment and motivation
Make every attempt to attend each scheduled event
Priority is given to candidates who:

Possess experience and certification within the ZKC ARTCC
Have previous Facility Engineer experience
Have previous staff experience in a VATSIM ATC facility, or virtual airline
Have experience with software programming

Application Instructions
Applications may be submitted to the Kansas City ARTCC Air Traffic Manager via email: ZKC-ATM[at]vatusa.net
Application must include:

Full name, email address and VATSIM CID
Resume or Letter of Application
Application deadline is October 21, 2018 00:00Z.

What to Expect
This is an entry-level position. The workload is light, with moderate peaks after periodic AIRAC / Navigation / Procedure updates. All applications will go through an initial evaluation. Candidates who pass the evaluation will be contacted for a comprehensive interview. All candidates will be notified if/when a selection is made.


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