Air Traffic Controllers
Also called: Air Traffic Control Specialist (ATCS), Air Traffic Controller (ATC), Air Traffic Controller (Enroute Option), Certified Professional Controller (CPC)
In the Air Force: Air Traffic Control; Air Traffic Control Apprentice; Air Traffic Control Craftsman; Air Traffic Control Helper; Air Traffic Control Journeyman; Air Traffic Control Manager; Air Traffic Control Superintendent
In the Army: Air Traffic Control (ATC) Operator; Air Traffic and Air Space Management Technician; Fire Support Specialist
In the Coast Guard: Air Traffic Control; LDO - Air Traffic Control
In the Marine Corps: Air Traffic Control (ATC) Operator; Air Traffic Control Apprentice; Air Traffic Control Craftsman; Air Traffic Control Journeyman; Air Traffic Control Officer; Air Traffic Controller; Air Traffic Controller-Radar Approach Controller; Air Traffic Controller-Radar Arrival/Departure Controller; Air Traffic Controller-Trainee; Basic Air Control/Air Support/Antiair Warfare/Air Traffic Control Marine
In the Navy: Advanced Radar Traffic Controller; Air Traffic Control Manager; Air Traffic Controller; Amphibious Air Traffic Control Center Controllers; Control Tower Operator; Facility Rated Amphibious Air Traffic Control Center (AATCC) Controller; Facility Rated Fleet Area Control and Surveillance Facility (FACSFAC) Controller; Facility Rated Tactical Air Control Center (TACC) Controller; LDO - Air Traffic Control; Radar Air Traffic Control Center Officer; Sea Combat Air Controller (SCAC)
- Inform pilots about nearby planes or potentially hazardous conditions, such as weather, speed and direction of wind, or visibility problems.
- Issue landing and take-off authorizations or instructions.
- Transfer control of departing flights to traffic control centers and accept control of arriving flights.
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People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
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