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Position Posting - Facility Engineer

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Position Posting – Facility Engineer




The Boston Virtual ARTCC (BVA) is currently seeking a Facility Engineer who will provide effective management and leadership of the BVA Air Traffic Control facility file development program. 


Key Accountabilities

·         Report to BVA Air Traffic Manager

·         Develops, maintains and manages the ARTCCs facilities infrastructure, including sector files, alias files, position files, VRC/vSTARS/vERAM files, vATIS, TowerTrainer and Euroscope facilities files, Audio for VATSIM database etc.

·         Updates and maintains facilities airports, charts and procedures database / web pages

·         Must respond quickly to facilities issues and needs

·         Employs the use of and manages other ARTCC members' efforts to increase bandwidth

·         Maintain a high online presence

·         Other duties as assigned

·         Functions as an Administrator and attends bi-monthly meetings



·         S2 rating or higher

·         Must be an active member on the network in good standing with a clean history

·         Capable of working well in team-oriented environment

·         Familiar with sector file design methodologies and utilities

·         Familiar with tools such as VRC, vSTARS, vERAM, Gndmaker, alias files, etc.

·         Must have excellent written and oral communication skills


Preferred Skills

·         S3 rating or higher

·         Demonstrated experience developing and/or maintaining facilities/sector files

·         Leadership, managerial, or supervisory experience

·         Familiar with TowerTrainer and/or Euroscope

·         Familiar with ZBW airspace and procedures




How to Apply

Applicant must provide letter of application, including resume to include examples of previous work, if applicable.  Letter of application should summarize the applicant's reasons for wanting to join the BVA Administration Team, compelling evidence to show how the position requirements are met, and how the function will thrive under the applicant's leadership. 


Applications should be submitted to Clifton Whitten, Air Traffic Manager ([email protected]). Application deadline is 09 November 2019.  ARTCC leadership may choose to close the position opening early should an eminently qualified candidate apply and be selected.



Clif Whitten

Air Traffic Manager
Administration Team

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