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Airway Transportation Systems Specialist Hot

Location
Longmont, Colorado
Wage
Hourly
Job ID
16644406901
Posted
2021-5-4

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Summary

The Airway Transportation Systems Specialists (ATSS) are tied to maintaining safe and efficient operating capacity of the vast and complex network of electronics systems required for the worlds largest air traffic control and navigation system.

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Responsibilities

The work performed at this level requires technical expertise on complex systems and/or emerging technology systems interrelationships and management of the NAS. Provides the highest organizational level of technical support associated with analyzing designing developing installing repairing fabricating maintaining modifying or evaluating the most complex systems for which the FAA is responsible.

As a principal technical specialist or technical expert within the organization for the assigned system or specialty area resolves unique technical problems with minimal managerial intervention providing coordination and suggesting solutions. Recognized for a high level of technical expertise on legacy and newly developed systems within a large facility or multiple facilities over a large geographical area.

Carries out work in accordance with overall plans and objectives of the organization resolving problems as they arise and making adjustments as necessary to deal with unanticipated situations and organizational needs. This work includes responsibility for evaluating diagnostic data from multiple systems that are integrated to support a network of services or service products. Evaluation of this data isused for correcting deficiencies on Contractor Acceptance Inspection/Joint Acceptance Inspection and timely resolution of equipment systems or services with the NAS.

As the technical expert responsibilities include integration restoration testing and evaluation of new advanced services or service components hardware/software systems and processes. Applies comprehensive technical knowledge to protect the integrity of all components and systems to provide NAS service delivery.

Collaborates with system users planner engineers and contractor personnel for the acceptance of new or modified systems and provide assistance for resolving problems with the installation or improvements. Contacts are both internal and external to the FAA. Represents the organization as the primary technical point of contact on projects programs and other work activities to coordinate and implement plans or to obtain information and resolve problems. Contacts are to provide technical guidance and direction for multiple systems advice for interpretations of orders certification examiner or serves as the Contractors Office Technical Representative (COTR).

Provides appropriate systems and service certification as required by agency policy and guidelines. Decisions and recommendations involve major segments of the NAS which extend beyond District boundaries. Initiates action for the timely repair or restoration of services and systems taking into account the availability of backup systems possible reconfigurations to minimize service interruptions and relative criticality of particular functions to the safe and efficient operations of services and systems throughout the area of geographic responsibility of the position. Integrates Operational Risk Management (ORM) into all planned activities ensuring that all customers and users of services are included and involved in implementation and planning.

Understands and utilizes proper personal protective equipment (PPE) and personal safety practices when engaged in all restoration and maintenance activities helping to set the example of safe work practices for others in the organization.

Receives general program assignments from a supervisor or higher level manager. Assignments are stated in terms of priorities overall objectives and boundaries. Completed assignments are considered technically authoritative and are reviewed only for general compliance with organizational objectives. Identifies resources needed to perform assignments. Organizes and assigns resources needed to accomplish large work activities within established schedules. Work is reviewed for compliance with established policies and sound technical and programmatic judgment.

Travel Required

25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

NA

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2101 Transportation Specialist

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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)
  • Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Successful completion of a security investigation will be required.
  • A valid state drivers license is required.

Qualifications

To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess specialized experience equivalent to FV-H/Level III pay band or 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.

Generally experience at the next lower level of Pay Band H/Level III or equivalent meets the minimum qualifications for this position -- as long as the experience supports the Demonstrated Abilities identified in this announcement.

The specialized experience required should demonstrate an extensive knowledge of and experience in technology system interrelationships and management of civilian or military automated aviation navigation and electronics systems. Candidates must show experience at the level of difficulty and responsibility appropriate to the position.

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s) if applicable may be further evaluated on the Demonstrated Abilities; listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order category grouping or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

In addition to meeting the qualifications above candidates MUST also address the "Demonstrated Abilities" listed in this announcement.

DEMONSTRATED ABILITIES:

Statements should be clear and concise providing a description of your education training and experience that would describe the degree to which you possess each "Demonstrated Ability". Demonstrated Abilities are MANDATORY. Failure to address each one will prevent you from receiving further consideration. Answer all demonstrated abilities to the best of your ability. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have had this type of experience at a later stage in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews or any other information obtained during the application process.

In addition to the minimum qualifications the following has been determined to be a selective factor for this position. This means possession of this criterion is part of the minimum qualifications and is essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Applicants who do not possess this criterion are ineligible for further consideration.

Selective Placement Factor:

Advanced experience with analyzing system/service performance on Radar/Communications equipment to include experience coordinating technical equipment service and support issues associated with but not limited to the facilities and services provided by the Radar/Communications SSC.

Must posses expert knowledge skill or ability to perform the operation associated with one or more of the following:

  • RMLS/RMLS Administration

  • VSCS/VTABS voice switch systems

  • Communications systems RCAG/BUEC/RCO

  • Radio Communications Equipment and Centralized Maintenance Terminal RCE/CMT

  • Wide Area Augmentation System WAAS

  • Telecomm FTI and Bandwidth Manager Systems.

Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history

Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

In addition to the minimum qualifications the following has been determined to be a selective factor for this position. This means possession of this criterion is part of the minimum qualifications and is essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Applicants who do not possess this criterion are ineligible for further consideration.

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Airway Transportation Systems Specialist

Location: Longmont CO

Industry: Aviation
Occupational Category: Business Operations
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
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Description: US Department of Transportation seeks a Airway Transportation Systems Specialist.

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Duties

Summary

The Airway Transportation Systems Specialists (ATSS) are tied to maintaining safe and efficient operating capacity of the vast and complex network of electronics systems required for the worlds largest air traffic control and navigation system.

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

The work performed at this level requires technical expertise on complex systems and/or emerging technology systems interrelationships and management of the NAS. Provides the highest organizational level of technical support associated with analyzing designing developing installing repairing fabricating maintaining modifying or evaluating the most complex systems for which the FAA is responsible.

As a principal technical specialist or technical expert within the organization for the assigned system or specialty area resolves unique technical problems with minimal managerial intervention providing coordination and suggesting solutions. Recognized for a high level of technical expertise on legacy and newly developed systems within a large facility or multiple facilities over a large geographical area.

Carries out work in accordance with overall plans and objectives of the organization resolving problems as they arise and making adjustments as necessary to deal with unanticipated situations and organizational needs. This work includes responsibility for evaluating diagnostic data from multiple systems that are integrated to support a network of services or service products. Evaluation of this data isused for correcting deficiencies on Contractor Acceptance Inspection/Joint Acceptance Inspection and timely resolution of equipment systems or services with the NAS.

As the technical expert responsibilities include integration restoration testing and evaluation of new advanced services or service components hardware/software systems and processes. Applies comprehensive technical knowledge to protect the integrity of all components and systems to provide NAS service delivery.

Collaborates with system users planner engineers and contractor personnel for the acceptance of new or modified systems and provide assistance for resolving problems with the installation or improvements. Contacts are both internal and external to the FAA. Represents the organization as the primary technical point of contact on projects programs and other work activities to coordinate and implement plans or to obtain information and resolve problems. Contacts are to provide technical guidance and direction for multiple systems advice for interpretations of orders certification examiner or serves as the Contractors Office Technical Representative (COTR).

Provides appropriate systems and service certification as required by agency policy and guidelines. Decisions and recommendations involve major segments of the NAS which extend beyond District boundaries. Initiates action for the timely repair or restoration of services and systems taking into account the availability of backup systems possible reconfigurations to minimize service interruptions and relative criticality of particular functions to the safe and efficient operations of services and systems throughout the area of geographic responsibility of the position. Integrates Operational Risk Management (ORM) into all planned activities ensuring that all customers and users of services are included and involved in implementation and planning.

Understands and utilizes proper personal protective equipment (PPE) and personal safety practices when engaged in all restoration and maintenance activities helping to set the example of safe work practices for others in the organization.

Receives general program assignments from a supervisor or higher level manager. Assignments are stated in terms of priorities overall objectives and boundaries. Completed assignments are considered technically authoritative and are reviewed only for general compliance with organizational objectives. Identifies resources needed to perform assignments. Organizes and assigns resources needed to accomplish large work activities within established schedules. Work is reviewed for compliance with established policies and sound technical and programmatic judgment.

Travel Required

25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

NA

2101 Transportation Specialist

Help

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Qualifications

To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess specialized experience equivalent to FV-H/Level III pay band or 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.

Generally experience at the next lower level of Pay Band H/Level III or equivalent meets the minimum qualifications for this position -- as long as the experience supports the Demonstrated Abilities identified in this announcement.

The specialized experience required should demonstrate an extensive knowledge of and experience in technology system interrelationships and management of civilian or military automated aviation navigation and electronics systems. Candidates must show experience at the level of difficulty and responsibility appropriate to the position.

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s) if applicable may be further evaluated on the Demonstrated Abilities; listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order category grouping or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

In addition to meeting the qualifications above candidates MUST also address the "Demonstrated Abilities" listed in this announcement.

DEMONSTRATED ABILITIES:

Statements should be clear and concise providing a description of your education training and experience that would describe the degree to which you possess each "Demonstrated Ability". Demonstrated Abilities are MANDATORY. Failure to address each one will prevent you from receiving further consideration. Answer all demonstrated abilities to the best of your ability. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have had this type of experience at a later stage in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews or any other information obtained during the application process.

In addition to the minimum qualifications the following has been determined to be a selective factor for this position. This means possession of this criterion is part of the minimum qualifications and is essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Applicants who do not possess this criterion are ineligible for further consideration.

Selective Placement Factor:

Advanced experience with analyzing system/service performance on Radar/Communications equipment to include experience coordinating technical equipment service and support issues associated with but not limited to the facilities and services provided by the Radar/Communications SSC.

Must posses expert knowledge skill or ability to perform the operation associated with one or more of the following:

Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history

Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

In addition to the minimum qualifications the following has been determined to be a selective factor for this position. This means possession of this criterion is part of the minimum qualifications and is essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Applicants who do not possess this criterion are ineligible for further consideration.

Education

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Date Posted: 2021-5-4

Please Apply by: 2021-5-20