National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Aircraft Timekeeper

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ATIM Qualification Requirements

Required Training

Required Experience

  • Satisfactory performance as an Airtanker Base Manager (ATBM)


  • Completion and Certification of NWCG Aircraft Timekeeper (ATIM) Position Task Book, PMS 311-93

Physical Fitness Level: None Required

Position does not require a physical fitness level.

These Positions Maintain Currency For ATIM

  • Airtanker Base Manager (ATBM)
  • Fixed Wing Base Manger (FWBM)
  • Single Engine Airtanker Manager (SEMG)

ATIM Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • None

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills

  • Aviation Business System Training

Note: Once qualified as an ATBM, the ATIM qualification may be granted by the certifying official. Certification must be documented on a ‚Äúverification/certification‚ÄĚ page of the ATIM PTB.




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