Supervisory Aerospace Engineering Technician Featured
- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Supervisory Aerospace Engineering Technician job at US Department of Transportation in Oklahoma City OK
Description, duties, responsibilities
Due to the Pandemic and individual states with different phases of reopening the selectees report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible up to and including full time until it is safe to relocate.
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Manages a complex and technically advanced maintenance program that supports the Flight Inspection aircraft fleet that evaluates the quality of all air travel navigational facilities used by civil and military throughout the United States and various countries worldwide. Oversees the performance of aircraft and avionics equipment in accordance with established standards policies practices and procedures contained the carriers General Maintenance Manual (GMM) and Repair Station Quality Control Manual.
Ensures the agencys highly complex and modified aircraft platforms meets stringent aircraft requirements to operate within the National Airspace System and on international flight inspection missions. Ensures the maintenance program operates within the controls and rules of a certificated flight inspection and the performance of work aligns to and complies with established standards federal aviation regulations policies practices procedures and the General Maintenance Manual TI 4100.24 as revised.
Work usually includes a mixture of routine and complex projects/programs based on the objectives of Flight Program Operations. Managerial duties typically affect employees and managers in more than one organizational unit/project/program and include planning; communicating the organizations vision and objectives; setting priorities; assigning tasks and responsibilities; monitoring and evaluating performance; coaching and developing employee capabilities; approving leave; and taking recommending or approving corrective/disciplinary actions as appropriate.
Defines plans and organizes assigned budget staff and other resources to accomplish objectives for more than one organizational unit/project/program. Manages budget and either reallocates resources among organizational units/ projects/programs or requests additional resources as needed. Performs critical aspects of the budget planning process including projecting short-term and long-term future needs and justifying resource requirements.
Applies an advanced knowledge of the technical aspects required to direct an aircraft maintenance program of the work an advanced knowledge of budget human resource and other administrative policies and procedures and an advanced understanding of the objectives of Flight Program Operations.
Contacts are primarily within the organizational unit major subdivision and Flight Program Operations with subordinates peers and higher level managers to discuss the status of projects/programs and to plan for the future. In some areas may have frequent contact with customers other government entities and other external parties to interpret policies/procedures or for other project/program purposes. Has authority to make commitments for subordinate organizational units within guidelines.
Work is typically governed by established policies procedures and organizational objectives that frequently leave room for discretion. Resolves all but unique problems without the intervention of higher level management. Regularly called upon to identify problem areas and to develop and recommend new policies and procedures for resolution.
Individual and organizational performance is typically reviewed periodically by higher-level management usually through status reports and organizational performance measures. Has discretion to ensure the alignment of projects/programs with the tactical (short-term) objectives of Flight Program Operations.
Work activities typically impact directly on project/program objectives for more than one organizational unit and for the major subdivision. Work frequently affects the major subdivisions internal and external customers.
This is a drug testing designated position (TDP) and requires a valid FAA Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) certificate.
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.
- Job family (Series)
0802 Engineering Technical
Conditions of Employment
- US Citizenship is required.
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
- Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
- Successful completion of a security investigation may be required.
- Please review Required Documents and Additional Information.
- One-year probationary period may be required.
- Selectee may be required to pass a pre-employment physical.
OPM Group Coverage Qualifications Standard for Technical and Medical Support Positions in conjunction with the Individual Occupational Requirements for Engineering Technician Series Positions.
To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-I (FG/GS-13) level. 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 may include but not limited to: directing and coordinating resources to provide maintenance on highly modified aviation platforms experience in oversight of an aircraft/avionics maintenance program in accordance with established standards federal aviation regulations policies practices and procedures; and/or experience leading maintenance technicians in achieving goals and objectives in a certificated flight program environment.
- Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history.
- Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.
- Qualifications must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
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Information Regarding KSAs:
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 Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) 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.
Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s) if applicable may be further evaluated on the KSAs and Other Factors listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order category grouping or alphabetical and referred to the selecting official for consideration.
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