Air Traffic Controller - Aberporth

Nats - Posted 1 year ago
£56k-79k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Air Traffic Controller salary records


Aberporth, WLS

no experience required
Company size
3k employees

Air Traffic Controller Job description

NATS is the UK’s leading air navigation service provider, handling over 2 million flights each year. It provides air traffic control services from two control centers supporting airports all around the UK, as well as a wide range of commercial solutions to over 30 countries internationally. Our people are at the heart of our purpose to advance aviation and keep the skies safe.

Job Purpose/Overview

NATS have an exciting opportunity for experienced Air Traffic Controllers to join the ATC team at MOD Aberporth and the Ranges. The primary ATC task is to provide a safe and efficient radar service at Aberporth and the Ranges. The services provided are radar-based UK Flight Information Services.

Other duties:

Controllers will be based at Aberporth and there will be a requirement to detach to either the MOD Hebrides or MOD West Freugh Ranges to support the operation. These detachments are usually of short duration and spread throughout the year (deployment allowances will apply). Full training will be provided for operations within the Danger Areas.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Applicants are required to hold a valid UK Approach Radar (APS) or UK Area Control Surveillance (ACS) rating and must validate this at Aberporth as part of their continued employment.
  • All applicants must hold a current Class 3 UK CAA Medical Certificate.
  • Applicants must possess strong team working skills and the ability to think laterally and remain calm under pressure.
  • Successful candidates will be required to undertake a criminal record check and provide a five-year work reference history. Applicants will be required to comply with both MOD and QinetiQ security requirements for working in this role.

Additional vacancy information:

In addition to a competitive salary that’s regularly reviewed, NATS offers an excellent range of benefits which includes a company performance-related pay scheme, voluntary benefits and retail discounts, generous leave entitlement, and a market-leading defined contribution pension scheme.

If you share our passion to advance aviation and keep the skies safe – we would like to hear from you whatever your age, sex, race, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or visible or invisible disability. Individuals that bring different perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds help us be at the forefront of our industry.

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