ATCO Radar

 

 

 

NORWICH AIRPORT LTD

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

Job Title:             AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL OFFICER – RADAR

 

JOB REFERENCE:   004

 

job grade:           air traffic control 9

 

Department:        Air traffic control

 

Reports To:                       general manager air traffic services

 

 

MAIN SCOPE & FUNCTION OF THE JOB

 

To provide aerodrome control, approach control and approach radar control at Norwich Airport in accordance with Manual of Air Traffic Services Parts 1 and 2, the Air Navigation Order and the Aerodrome Manual.

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

The Air Traffic Control Department is situated in the Control Tower on the north side of the Airport and is accessed via the old Norwich Road in Horsham St Faiths. 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES / DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY

 

The post holder will be required to operate and make decisions in accordance with the valid ratings and current unit endorsements contained within their Air Traffic Controllers Licence.

 

The postholder will be responsible for the supervision of the Air Traffic Services Assistants and for the training of Air Traffic Controllers to unit endorsement standard in accordance with the Unit Training Plan (subject to the holding of an OJTI licence endorsement and being accredited as an OJTI at the unit).

 

ORGANISATION CHART

 

General Manager Air Traffic Services

 
   

 

 

 

                                                              

Deputy General Manager Air Traffic Services

 
   

 

 

 

 

Air Traffic Control Unit Training Officer

 
   

 

 

 

 

Air Traffic Control Officer

 
   

 

 

 

 

Air Traffic Control Assistant

 

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. To provide aerodrome control
  2. To provide approach control
  3. To provide approach radar control
  4. To provide flight information services
  5. To formulate and ensure despatch of METARs
  6. To ensure that information is processed and disseminated to relevant departments

            (both internal and external) however received.

            e.g.       (i)         meteorological information

                        (ii)         flight plan information

                        (iii)        NOTAMS

                        (iv)        SNOWTAMS

                        (v)        any general information relevant to the safe and efficient operation

                                    of the ATC department and the Airports’ organisations

  1. To provide supervision of the Air Traffic Control Assistants.
  2. To undertake any other task commensurate with the responsibilities and level of

this post as reasonably requested.

 

 

ASSIGNMENT OF / SOURCE OF WORK

 

As directed by the General Manager Air Traffic Services, Deputy General Manager Air Traffic Services or the Training Officer.

 

As detailed in the MATS Part 2 and the Aerodrome Manual.

39 hours per week averaged over a twelve month period.

 

CONTACTS AND RELATIONSHIPS

 

Internal

 

  • Fire Service
  • Airfield Operations
  • Ground Operations
  • Tels
  • Facilities Manager
  • Information Desk
  • Security
  • Maintenance

 

External

 

  • Swanwick (Mil)
  • London ACC
  • Scottish ACC
  • London Terminal Control
  • Adjacent ATC Units
  • Aircraft Operators
  • Airport/Airfield Operators
  • Military Authorities
  • Meteorological Offices
  • Emergency Services
  • Civil Aviation Authority Operational Departments

 

 

 

 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Qualifications / Education

 

a)         A current Air Traffic Controller’s Licence issued by the Civil Aviation Authority, containing a current medical certificate and the following valid ratings:

            (i)         Aerodrome Control Instrument (ADI)

            (ii)         Approach Control Procedural (APP)

            (ii)         Approach Control Surveillance (APS)

b)         A current Certificate of Competence in Meteorological Observing

 

Experience

 

Preferably 2 years minimum experience as a valid approach radar controller.

 

Candidates may be considered without an APP rating if no suitable candidate is available.

 

Specialist Training

 

a)         May be available if required.

 

Aptitude / Skills

 

Experience of working in Class D and Class G airspace preferred.