Objectstream is an award-winning small business supporting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for last 15 years. We offer a competitive benefits package to our employees which includes: M/D/V, matching 401k, and other benefits.

Job Description

This position supports the Air Traffic Organization (ATO), Safety and Technical Training Service Unit, Compliance Services Group, Safety Investigations Team. The Safety Investigations Team ensures the timely dissemination of accurate and unbiased information regarding significant events that occur within the National Airspace System (NAS). These are highly complex programs that are critical to the safe and efficient operation of the NAS; affecting all ATO operational units, and that affect the safety of the flying public.

Position will be located on site at the Command Center in Warrenton, VA.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for conducting initial safety investigations, for reporting significant aviation events and for disseminating unbiased information regarding those events.
  • Serves as an “on call” Event Investigations Managers (EIM).
  • Serve as the “on call” specialist operating a position at the Joint Air Traffic Operations Command (JATOC) located at the Air Traffic Control System Command Center.
  • Work rotating shifts (24/7) to support JATOC operations.
  • Work closely with others to ensure timely and accurate reporting of significant events.
  • Responsible for working with facility staff and Quality Control Group specialists to investigate and document events that occur.
  • Assists ATO facility personnel in the compilation and review of audio and radar data as well as other pertinent documentation in determining causal factors, impacts and findings regarding high visibility incidents.
  • Presents the results of the investigation to ATO leadership for action.
  • Works independently and has broad discretion to ensure alignment with organizational objectives and policies.

Qualifications

  • Advanced technical knowledge of and experience separating and controlling air traffic in an FAA terminal and/or en-route facility to conduct the initial investigation of highly complex aircraft accidents, near mid-air collision reports, major service disruptions, and incidents, which receive significant media interest.
  • Experience preparing analytical reports concerning aviation incidents or events to compile and report results of investigations to agency senior leadership.
  • Detailed knowledge of and experience with NAS and Air Traffic Control Procedures to assess air traffic services and operations.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of air traffic operations, policies and procedures as well as of the National Airspace System (NAS).
  • Technical writing background in addition to ATC and ATSS experience is highly desirable.
  • Preferred bachelor's degree and 20-25 years of experience.
  • Candidate must be able to pass security background check.

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