Air Traffic Controllers
Also called: Air Traffic Control Specialist (ATCS), Air Traffic Controller, Certified Professional Controller (CPC), Air Traffic Controller (Enroute Option)
In the Air Force: 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
In the Coast Guard: LDO - Air Traffic Control; Operations Specialist
In the Marine Corps: Air Traffic Control Officer; Air Traffic Controller; Air Traffic Controller-Radar Approach Controller; Air Traffic Controller-Radar Arrival/Departure Controller; Air Traffic Controller-Tower; Air Traffic Controller-Trainee; Basic Air Control/Air Support/Antiair Warfare/Air Traffic Control Marine; Senior Air Traffic Controller
In the Navy: Air Traffic Control Manager; Air Traffic Control Officer; Air Traffic Controller Basic; Carrier Air Traffic Control Center Controller; Controlled Approach Officer; Facility Rated Approach 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)
- Issue landing and take-off authorizations or instructions.
- Monitor or direct the movement of aircraft within an assigned air space or on the ground at airports to minimize delays and maximize safety.
- Monitor aircraft within a specific airspace, using radar, computer equipment, or visual references.
Safety and Government
Math and Science
Education and Training
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Flight control software
Expert system software