Air Traffic Services Investigator - Gatwick
Air Traffic Services Investigator
Circa £75,500 depending on experience
The UK has one of the best records for aviation safety in the world; safeguarding public interest is at the heart of all that we do. As the regulatory body responsible for that continuing achievement, the CAA relies on the expertise of its people to consistently apply and monitor the highest standards. Its aim is to secure the best sustainable outcome for users of air transport services.
We are seeking an Air Traffic Services (ATS) Investigator to join our team, you’ll be responsible for the investigation of the ATS aspects of aviation accidents and incidents in the UK. The investigations will range from desk reviews to field investigations, producing reports and contributing to the prevention of similar incidents, whilst ensuring compliance with international and national regulatory requirements. You’ll also be required to provide expert knowledge and specialist advice to accident and incident investigations with the DfT’s (Department for Transport) Aircraft Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB).
The ideal candidate:
You should hold, or have held, a civil UK licence with ratings in ADI & APS and have a detailed understanding of the investigations of ATS aspects of aviation accidents and incidents in the UK. In addition, you will need to have an excellent knowledge of the safety regulatory requirements associated with the planning, provision and operation of Air Traffic Management (ATM) systems and services.
You’ll need to apply your strong report writing skills to establish the nature of the ATS involvement, including any regulatory aspects and make recommendations, if required, to prevent future occurrences. Confidence to deliver technical briefings to a wide range of audiences in a concise and approachable manner is essential.
Ideally you will be trained and experienced in incident investigations and the practical application of the techniques in the ATM environment, however we can provide training on this. You should have a good level of knowledge of the UK MOR (Mandatory Occurrence Reporting) scheme as well as the relevant sections of the CAP393, and CAP493. You should also have the ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of the UK Flight Information Services.
This role will require you to travel to various sites around the UK as part of the investigation work you’ll be carrying out so you’ll need to be comfortable working with minimal supervision and knowing when to seek guidance and support.
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Closing Date: 24th September 2017
Interviews: 2nd October 2017