Air Traffic Controller – St Athan

NATS is the UK’s leading air navigation service provider, handling over 2 million flights each year. It provides air traffic control services from two control centres supporting airports all around the UK, as well as a wide range of commercial solutions to over 30 countries internationally. Our people are at the heart of our purpose to advance aviation and keep the skies safe.

Job purpose:
We are currently recruiting an Air Traffic Controller at our NATS Solutions site in St Athan.
Working as part of a close-knit team and supporting a key customer – you will ensure the safe, effective, and efficient conduct of Air Traffic Services and have a strong focus and commitment on safety and service delivery, which are both paramount for success and future growth in this position.

St Athan offers fantastic hands on experience and exposure for those early in their ATC career, and has an excellent validation success rate. You also have the opportunity to develop and map out your future career, gaining access to future internal openings at other NATS Airport locations. Suitable applicants may also be eligible for a funded APS course to further enhance your capabilities.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Applicants will be required to hold a valid UK CAA aerodrome (ADI) rating and must validate this at St Athan as part of their continued employment.
  • All applicants must hold a current UK CAA Medical Certificate
  • You must be a strong team player with the ability to think laterally and remain calm under pressure.
  • Successful applicants will also be required to undertake criminal records checks and provide a 5-year work reference history.

Additional vacancy information:
Controllers at St Athan work on a 6:3 days on/off working pattern – this includes weekends and very occasionally evenings or night shifts, subject to requirements.

NATS Solutions terms and conditions apply to this position – including a competitive salary, a Defined Contribution pension scheme, and generous annual leave plus bank holidays.

If you share our passion to advance aviation and keep the skies safe – we would like to hear from you whatever your age, sex, race, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, visible or invisible disability. Individuals that bring different perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds help us be at the forefront of our industry.

Job Information

Job Reference: 5001BR_1706288000
Salary: £38511 - £45540 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Salary From: £38511
Salary To: £45540
Job Industries: Aerospace
Job Locations: Cardiff
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: air traffic controller rating qualified ATC ADI aps acs approach area control CAA UK airfield aerospace aviation MOD military airport, NATS
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