Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Industry: Trucking and Transportation

About Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

WMATA is the second largest rail system, the sixth largest bus system and fifth largest paratransit service in the nation. On weekdays, the Metro also known as "America's Transit System" averages well over 1.2 million trips. Metrorail and Metrobus serve a population of 3.5 million within a 1,500 square mile area.

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Why Work at the Company?

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority SALUTES YOU! We value your commitment to teamwork, discipline, selfless service and mission accomplishment. At Metro our mission is to operate and maintain a safe and reliable transit system that serves more than 1.3 million passengers a day. Make our mission your mission. Your skills will be recognized and rewarded with competitive salaries and benefits.

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Air Traffic Controller

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to air-traffic management and control, usually with additional training at the FAA Flight Control Center in a cooperative education program. Includes instruction in flight control, the use of radar and electronic scanning devices, plotting of flights, radio communication, interpretation of weather conditions affecting flights, flight instrumentation used by pilots, and maintenance of flight-control center or control-tower log books.