Join our Team

Working at FAA opens the door to a career where you can make a difference throughout the aviation industry and the world. 

The FAA’s Airport Technology Research and Development (ATR) Branch is using science to make airports of the future safe, smart, and sustainable. 

Joining our diverse workforce provides the unique opportunity to play with state-of-the-art equipment as you research technologies and directly shape airport safety standards. 

The ATR Branch is part of FAA’s William J. Hughes Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the nation’s premier federal aviation laboratory. Our research supports the Department of Transportation’s goals of SafetyInfrastructure, and Innovation. We have research projects across the areas of Airport SafetyAirport PavementEmerging EntrantsSustainability & Resiliency.

Learn more about the benefits of joining the ATR team!