Provides first level engineering support to develop and implement engineering solutions to resolve National Airspace System (NAS) operations issues within the VISAID area. Solving problems requires use of a combination of standard engineering principles, testing, analysis, mathematical modeling, and engineering judgment to develop solutions to complex problems.
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Provides on-site technical support to specialists/engineers in the troubleshooting, repair, restoration and optimization of the NAS facilities. Provides construction and installation support to engineers/specialist as necessary.
Provides engineering review of Obstruction Evaluation Cases (OE/AAA), NAS Change Proposals (NCP), and Non-Rule Making Actions (NRA). Analyzes various types of VISAID issues and develops/implements mitigation strategies. Provides feedback on the implementation of facilities. Coordinates and participates in test modifications, provides review and justification on projects, reviews engineering packages to resolve issues that may impact NAS facilities. Provides consultation to Non-Federal entities in the establishment of systems in the NAS. Chairs telecons to share and provide systems information in respective program area and advocates on behalf of the field facilities. Reviews system level performance and provides analysis to develop systems level solutions. Prepares technical papers and reports.
Incumbent is expected to apply professional engineering knowledge and experience in solving complex technical problems as they arise. Is responsible for independently resolving complex technical problems involving testing and troubleshooting of equipment to insure timely restoration of NAS equipment. This assignment requires that the incumbent will serve as an onsite "expert" and that he/she apply his/her expert knowledge gained through formal training and on the job training to various systems under the responsibility of the organization. Requires minimal supervision in planning and executing assigned duties.
Displays independence in managing time and resources to accomplish multiple assignments/projects concurrently.
50% or less - The job may require up to 50% travel.
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US Citizenship is required.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
This position has a positive education requirement. Transcript(s) required.
To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV H, FG/GS 12 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.
Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
This position has a positive education requirement: Applicants must submit a copy of their college or university transcripts(s) and certificates by the closing date of announcement to verify qualifications. If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. You may upload these documents with your application in USAJOBS or fax it to fax number provided in the announcement (please include announcement number on each page).
Failure to do so will result in loss of consideration.
Schools must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation may be verified at the following website: www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
Foreign education must be evaluated by a private professional organization specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials or an accredited U.S. educational institution in terms of equivalence to a degree acquired at an American college or university. A copy of the evaluation results must be included, otherwise your foreign education will not be considered.
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