Aerospace Engineer human Factors Featured
- Seattle, Washington
- Job ID
Aerospace Engineer human Factors job at US Department of Transportation in Seattle WA
Description, duties, responsibilities
DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryDue to the Pandemic and individual states with different phases of reopening your report date to your official duty station/facility may 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 agencyResponsibilitiesThis position is located within the FAAs Aircraft Certification Service. The incumbent serves as an Aerospace Engineer and provides concise technical expertise in the field of aircraft engineering to enable the agency to develop aircraft certification regulatory and guidance materials. While this position requires an expert Aerospace Engineer it also requires specific training and experience with the complexity of human machine interface human factors and related areas. He/She is responsible for the development and evaluation of human machine interface (HMI)-related regulations guidance material standards policies programs procedures training materials and human factors criteria pertaining to civil aircraft systems equipment and other work activities under the minimal direction of a manager project/program manager or other experienced engineers. This includes but is not limited to systems and equipment for all types of aircraft (transport rotorcraft small aircraft and unmanned aircraft systems).The incumbent applies experience and comprehensive knowledge of aerospace engineering principles theories and concepts applicable to human Factors as well as an understanding of new technologies and methodologies to solve complex problems and to develop improved technical processes for the organization. The incumbent serves as an advisor on human machine interface (HMI) issues related to aircraft systems and equipment including manned and unmanned. Assignments frequently require knowledge and experience working across functional and/or organizational lines.Typical assignments include: responsibility for the development review analysis and revision of new and existing regulations and guidance materials pertaining to HMI-related civil aviation aircraft systems and equipment. This includes but is not limited to FAA and international regulations policies standards and procedures related to HMI concerns in certification of systems and equipment for all types of aircraft (including transport category rotorcraft small aircraft and unmanned aircraft systems).The incumbent is responsible for soliciting and managing industry input sponsoring and utilizing relevant research and reviewing updating and providing training materials for HMI-related regulatory and guidance materials for certification of civil aircraft systems and equipment. The incumbent provides HMI-related technical expertise on the design and evaluation of aircraft systems and equipment including displays and controls procedures workload and errors and maintainability. The incumbent is responsible for other specialized assignments in the field of expertise as well as general assignments. He/She defines organizes and assigns resources to accomplish organizational objectives. Allocates resources to accomplish large work activities within established schedules.Contacts are internal and external. He/She coordinates with counterparts subject matter experts and management to enable safe introduction of advanced and emerging technologies proposed by national and international applicants. This requires coordination within and across the FAA other regulatory authorities industry and international safety standards development organizations for global harmonization.Broad policies and objectives provide general guidance for addressing issues but allow considerable discretion to develop new and innovative approaches. He/She draws on experience to solve unusual problems and may create new solutions and policy interpretations as the situation requires. The incumbent provides policy guidance and instruction to others both internally and externally. Provides guidance to lower-level staff to solve difficult technical issues. Develops plans techniques and policies to address current or anticipated problems and issues. Works with senior management to solve problems.Travel Required25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.Supervisory statusNoPromotion PotentialNA Job family (Series)0861 Aerospace EngineeringSimilar jobs Aerospace Engineers Aircraft Design Engineers Engineers Aerospace Engineers Aircraft Design RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions 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.QualificationsBasic 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; ORALTERNATIVE 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: In addition to the basic requirements to qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FG-13 or FV-I. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience includes: Experience applying principles and practices of HMI in order to conduct evaluations of human/machine interfaces and interaction and human performance in aircraft systems in operations contexts Experience with analysis of HMI/human factors issuesApplicants must also meet the Selective Placement Factor (SPF) in order to be qualified for this position in addition to meeting the minimum qualification requirements applicants must possess experience in Human Machine Interface (HMI) evaluation and certification of civil aircraft systems and equipment.Describe your experience with HMI evaluations. (Include type of experience training awards appraisals etc. that would be an indication of your knowledge in this area).Failure to address the SPF may result in applicant ineligibility.Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s) if applicable may be further evaluated on the KSAs listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order category rating or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.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: Applicants must meet the Selective Placement Factor (SPF) in order to be qualified for this position in addition to meeting the minimum qualification requirements applicants must possess experience in Human Machine Interface (HMI) evaluation and certification of civil aircraft systems and equipment. Describe your experience with HMI evaluations. (Include type of experience training awards appraisals etc. that would be an indication of your knowledge in this area). Failure to address this SPF may result in applicant ineligibility.IMPORTANT: Ensure that your work experience supports your Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSA) and Other Factors answers. Your answers and associated work experience will be evaluated further to validate whether the answers that you selected are appropriate.EducationThis 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 QuestionnaireMake sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.
US Department of Transportation Company Overview
The following jobs have been promoted on the Aviation Ad Network and are to be considered - current, newsworthy aviation employment information (FYI). No guarantee is made as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of any information, projections or opinions in announcements obtained through the promoted jobs. The information contained in this announcement is compiled for the convenience of site visitors and is accepted by the site visitor on the condition that errors or omissions are not the responsibility of Avjobs and shall not be made the basis for any claim, demand or cause of action. Please visit this companys web site for additional details and information. Please reference Avjobs when applying.