Air traffic safety electronics technicians


  • Carrying out technical duties related to the development of electronic and computerized air navigation systems and equipment, and testing prototypes
  • Providing technical help in the design and layout of specific interface circuitry of air navigation and aircraft detection tracking systems
  • Preparing and contributing to the preparation of cost estimates and technical and training specifications for air traffic control and safety equipment
  • Providing or assisting with the technical supervision of construction, installation and operation of ground-based air navigation equipment and its maintenance and repair to ensure that standards and specifications are met
  • Applying the knowledge and skills of air traffic safety engineering principles and practices in order to identify and solve problems arising in the course of their work
  • Developing, modifying and debugging system software
  • Modifying existing ground-based air navigation systems and equipment to adapt them to new air traffic control procedures, in order to improve capability, reliability and integrity, or to facilitate air traffic control procedures and airspace designation
  • Controlling, monitoring and certifying communication navigation and surveillance air traffic management equipment, and calibrating the ground-based air navigation system to ensure maximum accuracy and safety of flight, take-off and landing operations
  • Providing technical training and supervising other workers

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