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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Certified Air Traffic Controller with 5 years in tower control and approach and departure control. Skilled in critical thinking and decision-making; exceptional at remaining calm under extreme pressure.

Skills
  • Takeoff instructions
  • Math, physics and weather studies
  • Aircraft emergency reports
  • Ground traffic control
  • Weather updates
  • Safety protocols
  • Clear and effective communications
  • Composure under high pressure
  • Cultural awareness
Work History
01/2021 to Current
Air Traffic Control Specialist Tetra Tech, Inc. Oak Ridge, TN,
  • Communicated instructions to pilots through clear delivery and enunciation.
  • Delivered weather updates to pilots to determine if necessary to divert aircraft to different airports.
  • Reviewed requests for activities impacting National Air Space (NAS) and Special Use Airspace (SUA) management.
  • Researched continually to stay up to date on new FAA rules and policies.
  • Extensive knowledge of the regulations and procedures governing the movement of air traffic in the National Airspace System.
  • Controls terminal aircraft in radar and non-radar environments.
  • Responsible for an Approach Control sector spanning 21,000 square miles of airspace supporting over 24k annual operations in Eastern New Mexico.
  • Directed the movement of aircraft operating under Instrument Flight Rules and Visual Flight Rules conditions according to current FAA, USAF, MAJCOM, base policies and directives.
  • Utilized all rules and procedures contained in the FAAO 7110.65, Air Force Instructions/Regulations, local guidance and directives to ensure proper separation requirements as well as issue prompt safety alerts.
  • Provided ATC services in a radar environment using instrument flight rules (IFR), visual flight rules (VFR), special visual flight rules (SVFR), and non-radar approach control services in allocated airspace during radar outages.
  • Well-versed in weather phenomena and effects of weather on aircraft.
  • Skilled in METAR construction/dissemination and pilot-weather reporting procedures and conditions.
  • Ensured the safe and expeditious aircraft movement while providing approach, and departure procedures.
  • Including formulating, issuing, and amending ATC clearances, instructions, and advisories to ensure the safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of air traffic within the NAS.
  • Conducted intra facility coordination with two FAA ARTCC sectors and four air traffic control towers/approach controls.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the functional and operational limitations of air traffic control equipment.
  • Mastered the National Airspace System (NAS), Standard Terminal Automated Replacement System (STARS), Enhanced Terminal Voice Switch (ETVS), and AN/GPN 30 Digital Airport Surveillance Radar System (DASR).

Hours per week: 40

Supervisor: Benjamin Bell (423-466-6586)
Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes

11/2018 to 01/2021
Air Traffic Control Specialist Tetra Tech, Inc. Albuquerque, NM,
  • 26 months of Air Traffic Control experience as a fully certified Control Tower Operator (CTO) at Yokota AB Control Tower.
  • Certified in several control positions within the tower to include Flight Data (FD), Ground Control (GC), and Local Control (LC).
  • Ensured safe and expeditious movement of 33k aircraft including military, civil, and commercial airliner operations annually.
  • Applied separation requirements prescribed by FAA JO 7110.65, JO 7110.67, Air Force Instruction 13-204, and Federal Aviation Regulation 14 CFR Part 93 Special Air Traffic Rules.
  • Maintained separation and efficient flow of a variety of airframes to include fighters, heavies, cargo-type, tankers/re-fuelers, helicopters, commercial airliners, and small single/twin engine aircraft entering, exiting, and operating within Yokota Class D airspace.
  • Issued takeoff and/or landing clearances to aircraft departing and/or arriving.
  • Conducted single runway operations on a daily basis continuously maintaining the applicable separation.
  • Routinely coordinated with Yokota Radar Approach Control (RAPCON) to safely organize and sequence inbound IFR/VFR traffic and to obtain IFR releases for outbound IFR traffic.
  • Relayed/issued clearances, instructions, and advisories to maintain positive control and safe and orderly movement of air traffic through the assigned airspace and on the airfield/movement area.
  • Communicated arrival and departure times of aircraft to Airfield Management along with other pertinent abnormal airfield conditions.
  • Updated Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS) information and provided pilots with current weather information, runways in use, current field conditions.
  • Provided priority assistance to emergency aircraft and passed emergency information to Airfield Management, Yokota Fire Department, Yokota Hospital, and several other base agencies.
  • Controlled emergency response vehicles in cases of inflight and ground emergencies.
  • Provided assistance and control instructions to numerous medevac aircraft and presidential support aircraft.
  • Used ATC light gun to issue aviation light gun signals to control aircraft and the movement of vehicles and personnel in the movement area when standard radio communications failed.
  • Used the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS) and Certified Tower Radar Display (CTRD) to provide IFR separation to successive departures/arrivals and to issue traffic advisories and safety alerts to aircraft in my area of jurisdiction.
  • Worked closely with the surrounding Iruma Air Base (RJTJ) and Tachikawa Air Base (RJTC) control towers to provide service for VFR transitions through the Yokota class Delta airspace.
  • Detected unsafe conditions and issued go-around instructions to arriving aircraft to be re-sequenced into the VFR pattern or to be given additional vectors by Yokota Radar Approach Control Facility.
  • Utilized Crew Resource Management (CRM) to aid in ensuring safe and efficient facility operation.

Proficient with the following: Joint Flight Data Input/Output (JFDIO), Airfield Automation System (AFAS), Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS) Tower Display Workstation (TDW), STARS keyboard, Digital Bright Radar Indicator Tower Equipment (D-BRITE), Touch Entry Display (TED), Enhanced Terminal Voice Switch (ETVS), Digital Audio Legal Recorder (DALR), Information Display System (IDS5), Primary Crash Alarm System (PCAS), Terminal Advisory Service (TAS), Frequentis Manual SmartATIS (Automatic Terminal Information System), FMQ-19, Land Mobile Radios (LMR), AN/PRC-117 Multiband Manpack Radios, NAVAID Remote Status Indicator System, iER 512 flight strip printer, light gun, bird cannons, and BAK-12 cables.

Hours per week: 40

Supervisor: Brian Spann (+81-080-4349-4982)
Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes

10/2016 to 11/2018
Air Traffic Control Specialist Tetra Tech, Inc. Arvada, CO,
  • 7 months of Air Traffic Control experience as a fully certified Control Tower Operator (CTO) at Eglin AFB Control Tower.
  • Certified in several control positions within the tower to include Flight Data (FD), Ground Control (GC), and Local Control (LC).
  • Ensured safe and expeditious movement of over 76k aircraft including military, civil, and commercial airliner operations annually.
  • Applied separation requirements prescribed by FAA JO 7110.65, JO 7110.67, Air Force Instruction 13-204, and Federal Aviation Regulation 14 CFR Part 93 Special Air Traffic Rules.
  • Maintained separation and efficient flow of a variety of airframes to include fighters, heavies, cargo-type, tankers/re-fuelers, helicopters, commercial airliners, and small single/twin engine aircraft entering, exiting, and operating within Eglin Class D airspace.
  • Issued takeoff and/or landing clearances to aircraft departing and/or arriving.
  • Conducted intersecting runway and single runway operations on a daily basis continuously maintaining the applicable separation.
  • Routinely coordinated with Eglin Terminal Radar Facility (ERCF) to safely organize and sequence inbound IFR/VFR traffic and to obtain IFR releases for outbound IFR traffic.
  • Relayed/issued clearances, instructions, and advisories to maintain positive control and safe and orderly movement of air traffic through the assigned airspace and on the airfield/movement area.
  • Communicated arrival and departure times of aircraft to Airfield Management along with other pertinent abnormal airfield conditions.
  • Input/amended flight plans, requested weather information, sent departure messages utilizing the Flight Data Input/output (FDIO) machine.
  • Updated Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS) information and provided pilots with current weather information, runways in use, current field conditions via an IDS-5 (Information Display System 5).
  • Provided priority assistance to emergency aircraft and passed emergency information to Airfield Management, Eglin Fire Department, Eglin Hospital, and several other base agencies.
  • Controlled emergency response vehicles in cases of inflight and ground emergencies.
  • Provided assistance and control instructions to numerous medevac aircraft and presidential support aircraft.
  • Used ATC light gun to issue aviation light gun signals to control aircraft and the movement of vehicles and personnel in the movement area when standard radio communications failed.
  • Used the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS) and Certified Tower Radar Display (CTRD) to provide IFR separation to successive departures/arrivals and to issue traffic advisories and safety alerts to aircraft in my area of jurisdiction.
  • Worked closely with the surrounding Destin Executive Airport (DTS), Duke Field (EGI), and Hurlburt Field control towers to provide service for VFR transitions through the Eglin class Delta airspace.
  • Employed air and ground communication, utilizing visual observation and radar systems "DBRITE" and "CTRD" (Digital Bright Radar Indicator Tower Equipment/Certified Tower Radar Display).
  • Detected unsafe conditions and issued go-around instructions to arriving aircraft to be re-sequenced into the VFR pattern or to be given additional vectors by Eglin Terminal Radar Approach Control Facility.
  • Utilized Crew Resource Management (CRM) to aid in ensuring safe and efficient facility operation.

Proficient with the following: Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS), Enhanced Terminal Voice Switch (ETVS), Flight Data System (FDS), Flight Data Input/Output (FDIO), Information Display System 5 (IDS-5), Airfield Automation System (AFAS), Airfield Lighting Control and Monitoring System (ALCMS), Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS), Remote Status Indicator (RSI), ATI Model 901 Signal Light Gun, GRC-171 Radio, GRC-211 Radio, Motorola XTS5000 Radio, Primary Crash Alarm System (PCAS), Digital Audio Legal Recorder (DALR), Tower Simulation System (TSS), AN/FMQ19 Wind Sensor.

Hours per week: 40

Supervisor: Spencer Butler (+81-080-4891-0420)
Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes

Education
Expected in 10/2016 to to
: Air Traffic Control
Air Force Air Traffic Control Technical School - Biloxi, MS,
GPA:
Expected in 05/2012 to to
High School Diploma:
Roncalli High School - Indianapolis, IN,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Air Force Air Traffic Control Technical School
  • Roncalli High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Air Traffic Control Specialist
  • Air Traffic Control Specialist
  • Air Traffic Control Specialist

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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