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ZMA ARTCC Staff

Staff Organization and Responsibilities

In order to smoothly and efficiently execute the various tasks of the Miami ARTCC, staff members must clearly understand their respective roles and the organization of the staff. That information is provided by this policy statement.

STAFF ORGANIZATION AND DESCRIPTION:

  • ARTCC Air Traffic Manager (ATM) - Ken Bambach- atm@zmaartcc.net
    • The ATM is appointed and removed per VATUSA policy and reports to the VATUSA Southern Region Director (DAT).
    • The ATM is responsible for the overall administration of the ARTCC.
    • The ATM is responsible for appointing staff members as described below.
    • The ATM is the chairman of the Facility Advisory Board.
  • Deputy Air Traffic Manager (DATM) -Mark Anderson - datm@zmaartcc.net
    • The DATM  is appointed and removed by the ATM and reports to the ATM.
    • The DATM acts as ATM in his absence.
    • The DATM is jointly responsible for administration of the roster and accuracy of the roster information.
    • The DATM is responsible for administration of Visiting Controllers.
    • The DATM is jointly responsible for monitoring the state of the ARTCC.
    • The DATM is responsible for assisting in development and roll out of major projects
    • The DATM is responsible for other tasks as may be assigned by the ATM from time to time.
    • The DATM is a member of the Facility Advisory Board.
  • Training Administrator (TA) -  Justin Martin - ta@zmaartcc.net
    • The TA is recommended by the ATM with the approval of the VATUSA Training Department.
    • The TA reports jointly to the ATM and the VATUSA Training Director.
    • The TA is responsible for the development and execution of the training program.
    • The TA is responsible for the selection of Staff Instructors and Mentors.
    • The TA is responsible for the quality of the Staff Instructors and Mentors.
    • The TA works with Staff Instructors and Mentors to develop their knowledge.
    • The TA is a member of the Facility Advisory Board.
  •  Deputy Training Administrator (DTA) – [Position Vacant]dta@zmaartcc.net
    • The DTA  is appointed and removed by the TA and reports to the TA.
    • The DTA assists the Training Adminstrator with the management of the Training Deptartment.
    • The DTA assists in the selection of Staff Instructors and Mentors.
    • The DTA is responsible for the quality of the Staff Instructors and Mentors.
    • The DTA assists in developing and implementing training-related material and projects.
    • The DTA works with Staff Instructors and Mentors to develop their knowledge.
    • The DTA ensures that training standards are being uniformly applied to all students
    • The DTA keeps records of student progress, including testing, promotions, and all instruction.
    • The DTA acts as Training Administrator in their absence.
    • The DTA is a member of the Facility Advisory Board.
  • Training Staff
  • Staff Mentors (SM)
  •         
  • SM’s are responsible for development of the capabilities of the ARTCC Staff
  • through execution of the Training Program.
  • SM’s participate in the development of the Training Program.
  • SM’s continually assess the capabilities of the ARTCC personnel for the TA.
  • SM’s are members of the Facility Advisory Board.
  • Intern Staff Mentors (ISM)
    • NONE
  • ISM’s are responsible for development of the capabilities of the ARTCC Staff through execution of the Training Program.
  • ISM’s participate in the development of the Training Program.
  • ISM’s continually assess the capabilities of the ARTCC personnel for the TA.
  • ISM’s are held responsible by the Senior Mentor.
  • ISM’s are members of the Facility Advisory Board.
  • Event Coordinator (EC) – Daniel Channani - ec@zmaartcc.net
    • The EC assists the ATM to develop the Event Program.
    • The EC is the liaison to Group Flights, Virtual Airlines,
      neighboring ARTCCs and VATSIM Event Staff for event related activities.
    • The EC is responsible for promotion of ARTCC sponsored events.
    • The EC is responsible for coordinating ATC requirements for Group Flight and VA events.
    • The EC is responsible for publishing an Event debrief, for the FAB members.
    • The EC is a member of the Facility Advisory Board.
  • Facility Engineer (FE) - Fred Michaels - fe@zmaartcc.net
    • The FE acts as an adviser to the ATM on technical aspects of flight simulation.
    • The FE is responsible for certification, maintenance, accuracy and updating of data files related to successful and correct operation of radar clients.
    • The FE will from time to time evaluate scenery files for use in the ARTCC airspace and determine their impact on ATC operations.
    • The FE is a member of the Facility Advisory Board.
  • Webmaster/IT Specialist (IT) – Larry Wimble – larry.wimble@zmaartcc.net
    • The IT is responsible for building and maintaining the ARTCC website.
    • The IT designs and programs new applications requested by the ATM and Facility Advisory Board.
    • The IT is a member of the Facility Advisory Board.
  • Assistant Webmaster/IT Specialist (AIT) – Sergio Lopez – sergiolopez@zmaartcc.net
    • The AIT is responsible for building and maintaining the ARTCC website.
    • The AIT is appointed and removed by the IT and reports to the IT.
    • The AIT assists the IT in the designs and programs new applications.
    • The AIT is a member of the Facility Advisory Board.
25 Jul, 2014

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