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U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reviews
What is it like working at U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)?
Air Traffic Controller in Palmdale:
Pros: Being in the heat of the moment and right on top of allergy combing and depending airplanes.
Cons: Management and Union employee relations.
"Exciting but stressful."
Air Traffic Controller in Madison:
Pros: I have the ability to make a difference for the flying public on a daily basis.
Cons: Working closely with a small group of individuals for a long time.
Program Manager, Engineering in Washington:
Higher pay than most federal government. Real impact, and exciting challenges. Mostly union positions mean no reward for excellence and no punishment for underperformance. Best way to get a raise is switch positions.
Electronics Technician in O'Fallon:
Pros: Trouble shooting & repair.
Cons: Upper management has become to disconnected with the field.
"Interesting and sometimes motivational."
Technical Program Manager (TPM) in Washington:
Pros: Make a real difference in reducing risk to the flying public
Cons: Government bureaucracy, failure to penalize underperformers results in no incentive for overperformers.
Air Traffic Controller in Houston:
Pros: The opportunity to make my own decisions as I complete my job.
Cons: The hours can be very difficult to adjust to in the beginning.