Air to Ground Controller

Full-time (Permanent) Lasham, Hampshire

Established in 2015 and building on more than 60 years of engineering excellence, 2Excel Engineering is a fast-growing Maintenance and Repair Organisation (MRO) based in Hampshire, delivering service-orientated narrow body Boeing and Airbus Maintenance to Operators and Owners, Leasing Companies and Governments.

We are now looking to appoint an Air to Ground Controller to join us on a permanent basis.

The Air to Ground Controller is responsible for:

  • Reducing the risk in airfield operations to as low as reasonably practical (ALARP)
  • Provision of accurate and comprehensive briefing material to all crews visiting Lasham;
  • Liaison with the Lasham Gliding Society and other airspace users and service providers to enhance air safety;
  • On site control of Company support to Company and Customer flying operations in coordination with relevant internal departments.
  • Carry out air to ground procedures for heavy aircraft arrivals and departures
  • Coordination between crews and local Air Traffic Management Service Providers for heavy aircraft departures.
  • Co-ordinating the fire crew when required and ensuring that all fire crew equipment is fit for purpose.   
  • Oversight and control of aircraft fuelling and assets, managing and maintaining compliance with current Fuel regulations
  • Supervising a small team who maintain our GSE and Company vehicles
  • Monitoring the Lasham airfield infrastructure and operating surfaces for their continued serviceability
  • Developing and maintaining our Emergency Response Plan (ERP)
  • Conducting and maintaining Airfield Risk Assessments
  • Running of the airfield operations Safety Action Group (SAG) meetings

The successful candidate will have the following skills, knowledge and experience:

  • You must be a brilliant communicator with the ability to liaise effectively with all levels of our Company and our customers.
  • You must be able to solve problems appropriately and sometimes under pressure.
  • You should be happy to have a hands on and practical approach to the majority of your workload.
  • You should have a passion for aviation and/or airfields and already have developed enough knowledge of CAA procedures to give you a good foundation to take on this role.  
  • Previous experience in an Air to Ground operations role highly desirable.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of standard Microsoft Office programmes.
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role is also desirable although we will consider applications from those with transferrable skills from different roles.
  • Previous Management experience also highly desirable.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to work in the UK.

The working pattern is Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week and some flexibility may be required during busier periods. We can offer you a competitive basic salary, pension scheme, access to our Employee Assistance Programme and to a range of training and development opportunities.
If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Henrik Winberg HR Manager on 01256 825 126 or email your CV and covering letter to noting your salary expectations and current notice period.

2Excel is committed to promoting equitable treatment, encouraging diversity, and embracing inclusion in our recruitment processes and among our workforce.

We are proud to be recognised as a Disability Confident Employer.