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Company: Federal Aviation Administration
Location: Washington, DC
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description

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The incumbent assist and supports the Branch Manager's representative responsible for coordination and planning the overall work of the organizational unit and who independently provides a full range of program support and engineering expertise under limited direction of a manager, project/program manager or more experience engineer.

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The incumbent is responsible for developing and evaluating all aspects of Executive Operations Branch activities to effectively meet program goals and objectives and maintain consistency. Incumbent is given wide latitude in using his/her own professional engineering knowledge, independent judgement and initiative to accomplish work requirements. This position participates in the development, and implementation of engineering specific analytical studies and results that responsive to AIR needs, by applying a knowledge of aerospace engineering, data analysis, and implementing changes. This includes skills aerospace engineering principles, mathematical, statistical modes, and methodologies for analyzing aircraft certification work. Applies experience and advance knowledge of aerospace engineering principles, theories, and concepts, as well as knowledge of new analysis techniques and methodologies, to solve complex problems and to develop recommendations to improve efficiency and effectiveness of aircraft certification service, as well as plan and carry out the implementation of new initiatives, revised policies, procedures, and processes. The incumbent analyzes and monitors the quality of existing engineering data sources against engineering data gathering requirements, including evaluation of where more innovative data capture methods could be adopted, and oversees the development of recommendations for improvement. This applies to all aircraft certification offices as they relate to aircraft design, manufacture, modification, and maintenance. Supports the development of training materials, guides, and operating procedures to educate and onboard AIR employees in all aspects of AIR's engineering related data analysis work. Serves as point of contact for outside evaluations of programs performed by the Office of Inspector General (OIG), General Accounting Office (GAO), Department of Transportation (DOT), AVS, or Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Contacts are internal and external. May act as a key technical point of contact for assigned activities. Serves as primary interface for Strategic Planning and Change Management, Standardization & Evaluation, and Executive Operations Branches, as well as other Divisions/Directorates (as appropriate). Oversees reviews work of, and advises others to achieve technical objectives. The incumbent will be required to keep management advised, and ensure goals and objectives are achieved by working through others. Keeps abreast of developments, latest trends and new theory through literature research, contacts with other engineers and scientists and attending technical conferences. Provides ongoing evaluation of engineering related quality, effectiveness, and efficiency, and advises analysts on their associated projects accordingly, Negotiates with individuals or groups to reach clear and common understanding of issues and potential resolution of problems.

In addition to the above duties, the incumbent performing at the FV-J level serves as the Branch Manager's representative and oversees other analysts. Maintains knowledge of existing engineering based analytical studies across AIR divisions and directorates, and advises management of project status and respective processes, as well as benchmarking industry and/or federal government best practices in order to develop AIR best practices for engineering related data analysis and associated program execution. Incumbent will be required to keep management advised, and ensure goals and objectives are achieved by working through others.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

NA



Required Documents

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THIS POSITION HAS A POSITIVE EDUCATION REQUIREMENT; TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED.

Transcripts are not required from current FAA employees who have occupied an Engineering position in the FAA. if you are not a current FAA employee in an Engineering position or other career field with a minimum education requirement, you MUST submit a copy of your unofficial college transcript(s) or a list of course, grades earned, completion date, and quarter and semester hours earned by the closing date of this announcement. If selected, official transcripts will be required. 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

Applicants must submit an electronic application via Aviator and supporting documents (i.e. Transcripts, SF-50, etc.) via fax or Aviator by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to submit the application and required documentation by the closing date of this announcement will be deemed ineligible for consideration.

Applicants claiming eligibility for the Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO), MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.
This position has a positive education requirement; college transcripts are required for ALL candidates newly appointed to the FAA in the 0800 (Engineering) series.

College transcripts must be submitted from current FAA employees applying for internal vacancies if they have never held a position in the 0800 (Engineering) series with the FAA.

College transcripts are not required from current FAA employees who are currently occupying an 0800 (Engineering) series.

If selected, official transcripts are required prior to employment.

If you are a current or former Federal employee (including a current FAA employee), you MUST provide a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) containing information in Blocks 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, and 24 so it can be used to verify your position title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record by the closing date of the announcement. You may fax your SF-50 or upload it into the on-line application. If faxing the SF-50, please ensure you include the vacancy announcement number on the faxed copy.

If you are a current Federal employee and need a current copy of your SF-50, please contact your personnel office. If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system https://eopf.opm.gov/dot/. If you are a former Federal employee, you can obtain a copy of your SF-50 by writing the National Personnel Records Center Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL 62295. Additional information is available from this link: http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/civilian-personnel/.

Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO) are those veterans who are honorably discharged from the Armed Forces after completing at least three (3) years of continuous active service. Applicants claiming eligibility for EVHO, MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.

Forms:

  • SF-15 : Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.



Benefits

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A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.



How To Apply

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You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of "Received" by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of "Received" each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION.

We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume builder in the creation of resumes.

Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:

  • Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)

  • Duties (be specific in describing your duties)

  • Employer's name and address

  • Supervisor name and phone number

  • Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)

  • Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)

  • Salary


Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible.

You may upload completed documents to your USAJOBS Account. This will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide, Document Upload Guide, for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications.

Amendment Date: 11/18/2019

Amendment Note: This amends the responsibilities section to indicate "The incumbent is responsible for developing and evaluating all aspects of Executive Operations Branch activities ...." Read more Agency contact information Kerry Ferreira Phone

(781) 238-7259

Fax

(781) 238-7283

Email

kerry.ferreira@faa.gov

Address Federal Aviation Administration
ANE Regional HR Services Division
1200 District Avenue
AHF-E200
Burlington, MA 01803
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