Chris L Vasquez

Air Force 1C171 E-5, Active Duty

San Antonio, TX

Years of Service: 6 years, May 2009 - October 2015


Experience

Air Traffic Controller, U. S. Air Force,
October 2013 - October 2015

Air Traffic Controller, U. S. Air Force,
February 2011 - October 2013

Transportation Specialist, U. S. Air Force,
January 2010 - February 2011

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Brandman University ,
January 2013 - May 2015

Work Experience

Air Traffic Controller October 2013 - October 2015

Air Force | 1C171 | E-5 | TX

  • Provided weather updates to pilots and authorized flight path changes.
  • Checked flight plans, gave pilots clearance for takeoff or landing, and directed the movement of planes on the runways and other parts of the airport.
  • Observed and analyzed traffic patterns that could create bottlenecks in the system and kept traffic levels manageable for the airport and for en route controllers.

Air Traffic Controller February 2011 - October 2013

Air Force | 1C151 | E-4 | TX

  • Managed the flow of aircraft in and out of the airport, guided pilots during takeoff and landing, and monitored airplanes as they traveled through the skies.
  • Alerted the airport response staff during aircraft emergencies and directed planes efficiently to maximize safety and minimize delays.
  • Communicated with aircraft pilots using a push-to-talk radio telephony system and controlled aircraft within the immediate vicinity of the airport using visual observation.

Transportation Specialist January 2010 - February 2011

Air Force | 1C171 | E-3 | TX

  • Served a transportation specialist responsible for dispatching, routing, and tracking transportation vehicles valued at $$.
  • Delivered outstanding results of on-time delivery and ## hours worth of driving time.
  • Collaborated to keep the team lead and team members informed of the key issues facing the organization.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Training and Certifications

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Applied Studies

Brandman University

January 2013 - May 2015 , GPA: 3.0