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ZAU Seeking a Facility Engineer

Chris Hadden

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Chris Hadden

Job Title: Facility Engineer

Location: Chicago ARTCC and all ATC facilities within its area of control.

Date Posted: 6/6/2019

Submission Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Chicago ARTCC is seeking a qualified Facility Engineer to help manage and create facility files (.pof, .sct2, .txt etc.), and write docomeentation. Applicants must hold an S2. Experience in Facility Engineering is encouraged and preferred but not required.


Interested applicants must submit the following to the DATM at [email protected].


- Letter of Interest

- List of previous experience, if any

- Brief description of qualifications

- Ideas you can bring to ZAU


Job Description:


- Reports directly to the Deputy Air Traffic Manager.

- Maintains and updates vZAU sector files, SOP’s, and LOA’s upon direction/approval of the Deputy Air Traffic Manager

- Works with VATUSA and other ARTCC’s to approve LOA’s and SOP’s on behalf of the Deputy Air Traffic Manager once the LOA/SOP has been approved by the DATM.


Minimum Qualifications:


- Must hold an S2 Rating, but C1 rating is preferred

- Candidate must be in good standing with ZAU ARTCC / Current Home ARTCC and VATSIM/VATUSA.

- Ability to create and/or modify VRC sector files, vSTARS, vERAM and vATIS files

- Must have knowledge of obtaining resource materials to produce Sector, POF, and Alias files.

- Ability to write standard operating procedures and other docomeents as required.

- Energy and commitment to the facility and position


Desired Qualifications:


- Ability to create Tower Trainer/ Euroscope files for training purposes

- Experience as an ARTCC Staff Member

- Basic coding knowledge

- C1 rating


The position description is shown above. Any questions can be directed to the DATM through the email listed above.


Please send applications to Chris Hadden, DATM. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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