Vacancy Announcement: Facilities Engineer

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Vacancy Announcement: Facilities Engineer

Postby Rick Rump » Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:55 pm

The incumbent is responsible for:
-Updating the ZDC Sector file with needed airspace, SID/STAR, NAVAID FIX, VOR, NDB and any other required fixes at least once per quarter or as instructed by the ATM/DATM.
-Maintain the ZDC POF and Alias files.
-Approves freeware scenery for inclusion on the ZDC website’s “Scenery” section
-Works with VATUSA and other ARTCC's to approve LOA's and SOP's on behalf of the ATM once the LOA/SOP has been approved by the ATM
-Functions as VATUSA staff member and attends periodic meetings to report on ARTCC activities and to stay abreast of VATUSA issues and policies.
-Other duties as assigned by the ATM, DATM or VATUSA Senior Staff.

Scope of Position:
-Reports directly to the DATM.
-Once completing Potomac (Major) Tower certification is expected to perform Mentor duties for new students.
-Must meet activity requirements of two hours per thirty days and at least two training sessions per month.
-Candidate must be in good standing with VATSIM/VATUSA.
-Incubment will be issued a ZDC e-mail address for official use and must check it at least once a day unless they are on vacation.

Basic Requirements:
-Must hold an S3 rating.
-Must be an active member in good standing.
-Knowledge in VRC, Euroscope, vATIS, vSTARs (and eventually vERAM).
-Must know requirements of sector files and how to produce them.
-Must have knowledge of obtaining resource materials to produce Sector, POF and Alias files.

Preferred Requirements:
In addition to the requirements of the position above, a well qualified candidate should possess:
-Energy and comittmeent to the facility and position.
-Bring experience and skillset to the facility and position.
-Have instructional/mentor experience.

Interested candidates should be aware the workload is considerable and should not be taken lightly. Only those who understand the requirements and can make the appropriate commitment should consider applying.

Interested candidates should submit a vResume and any sector file work they have done to datm at vzdc dot org (CC: atm at vzdc dot org) prior to 23:59 Z on 24 June 2015. Qualified candidates can expect an initial evaluation of their application after which they may be contacted for a comprehensive interview.
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