Aerospace Engineer At Federal Aviation Administration In Seattle Wa Hot
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Aerospace Engineer At Federal Aviation Administration In Wa job at Federal Aviation Administration in Seattle WA
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Summary Due to the Pandemic and individual states with different phases of reopening your report date to your official duty station/facility will be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. You may telework up to the maximum extent possible up to and including full time until it is safe to relocate. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Plans and accomplishes highly complex and challenging projects/programs and other work activities under the minimal manager project/program manager team leader or more experienced engineer. May act as a principal technical specialist or as project/program manager or team leaders for large work activities. Applies experience and comprehensive knowledge of engineering principles theories and concepts applicable to his/her discipline as well as an understanding of new technologies and methodologies to solve complex problems and to develop improved technical processes for the organization. Considers the objectives of the major subdivision and LOB/SO when developing integrative and implementing solutions to diverse complex problems. Specific responsibilities include: Assists AIR-720 management in managing the Airworthiness Directive (AD) program within the Compliance and Airworthiness Division AIR-700; Ensures AIR-700 meets AD program and process requirements and metrics; Conducts regular program reviews to ensure focus on goals objectives and activities and communicate changes in priorities; Assists AIR-720 management in evaluative ADs from all Aircraft Certification Offices (ACOs) and in assigning AD actions to other technical writers in AIR-720. Standardize common engineering issues associated with ADs across all ACOs. Supports resolution of technical/engineering issues with ADs through coordination with AIR-700 engineers AIR representatives AGC attorneys and FAA management. Contact are internal and external. Often represents FAA as a senior technical point of contact on projects programs and other work activities. Communicates results to all levels internally (within an LOB/SO or across LOBs/SOs) and externally. Coordinates with other AIR-700 personnel and AIR-300 to collect and analyze AD data to evaluate AD program health and the effectiveness of AD process improvements. Supports development of new/improved AD processes and data collection activities to improve efficiencies. Coordinates and collaborates with other civil airworthiness authorities in the development of their ADs for the products that they are certifying authority to improve the adoptability of those Mandatory Continuing Airworthiness Information (MCAI) as FAA ADs. Broad policies and objectives provide general guidance for addressing issues but allow considerable discretion to develop new and innovative approaches. Draw on experience to solve unusual problems and may create new solutions and policy interpretations as the situation requires. Learns and applies risk managment in planning and deciion making regarding ADs which depends on a clear understanding of FAA industry roles and responsibilities to enable effective and efficient AD processing and issuance. Represents the AIR-700 as the principal focal for the AD rule-making program to the operator community manufacturing industry other government entities such as the Office of the Federal Register and other countries civil airworthiness authorities. Provides guidance to lower-level staff to solve difficult technical issues. Resolves all but unique technical problems without the intervention of management or a more experienced engineer. Work is reviewed rarely typically though status reports and at project completion to ensure technical compliance and alignment with the requirements of the project or other work activity. Travel Required Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential NA Job family (Series) 0861 Aerospace Engineering Similar jobs Aerospace Engineers Engineers Aerospace Help Requirements Conditions of Employment 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. Interviews may be conducted. Qualifications Basic Requirements: Successful completion of a full four-year professional engineering curriculum leading to a bachelors or higher degree in engineering in an accredited college or university. To be acceptable the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the ABET as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics such as optics heat transfer soil mechanics or electronics; OR ALTERNATIVE REQUIREMENTS: Combination of education and experience -- college-level education training and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering and (2) a good understanding both theoretical and practical of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following: Professional registration: Current registration as a professional engineer by any State the District of Columbia Guam or Puerto Rico; Written Test: Evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination or the written test required for professional registration which is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States the District of Columbia Guam and Puerto Rico; Specified academic courses: Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical mathematical and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum as described in paragraph A; Related curriculum: - Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelors degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field e.g. physics chemistry architecture computer science mathematics hydrology or geology may be accepted in lieu of a degree in engineering provided the applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Specialized Experience for J-Band: In addition to the basic/alternative qualification requirements identified above all applicants must demonstrate one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (FV-I or FG/GS-13). Specialized experience is experience which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and that is typically in or directly related to work of the position to be filled. Examples of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE include: Experience in the development and implementation of safety management principles airworthiness regulations and policy. Education 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. This position has a minimum education requirement as specified in the Qualifications Required section. College/University transcript(s) or applicable documentation described in the Qualifications Required section must be submitted by the closing date of this announcement to show the requirements are met; Failure to do so will result in loss of consideration. Please see Important Information Regarding Education under the Required Documents section. Preview Job Questionnaire Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire. Additional information We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions. Position may be subject to a background investigation. A one-year probationary period may be required. The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies. For more information on the alternate methods please refer to the OPM Qualification Standards for Engineering at: As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process) the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore as an applicant for this announcement you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA. In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA in your work history please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.Salary Range: $100K -- $150K Minimum QualificationMechanical Engineering.
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