Jump to content
Clif Whitten

Position Posting - Facility Engineer

Recommended Posts

Position Posting – Facility Engineer



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


Key Accountabilities

  • Reports to BVA Air Traffic Manager 

  • Develops, maintains, and manages ARTCC facilities infrastructure, including sector files, alias files, position files, VRC/vSTARS/vERAM/CRC files, vATIS, the Audio for VATSIM database, and other related infrastructure.  Assists Training Administrator with maintenance of training files

  • Updates and maintains facility’s airports, charts, and procedures database / web pages

  • Responds quickly to changing facility update requirements

  • Reviews and implements feedback on facility files and infrastructure from BVA members 

  • Liaises with other members of the Administration Team to coordinate file releases with other required changes (e.g., SOP or document changes)

  • Maintains a high online presence



  • VATSIM S2 rating or higher

  • Active member of 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, and the tools used to create the files for these software platforms (training is provided)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


Preferred Skills

  • VATSIM S3 rating or higher

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

  • Leadership, managerial, or supervisory experience

  • Familiar with TowerTrainer and Euroscope 

  • Familiar with ZBW airspace and procedures

  • Demonstrated experience in website design and/or maintenance


How to Apply

Applicants must provide a letter of application, including a resume to include examples of previous work, if applicable.  Letter of application should summarize the applicant's reasons for wanting to join BVA Staff, 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 4 October 2022.  ARTCC leadership may choose to close the position opening early should an eminently qualified candidate apply and be selected.

Link to comment
This topic is now closed to further replies.