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Posted by: Federal Aviation Administration on Nov 23, 2021


Location:

Lakewood , CA

Job Description:

Summary
Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee's 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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Overview Accepting applications
Open & closing dates
11/19/2021 to 12/13/2021

Salary
$83,458 - $129,384 per year Salary shown is base pay only. Locality will be added based on assigned duty location.

Pay scale & grade
FV J
Locations few vacancies in the following locations:
Lakewood, CA

Des Moines, WA

Telework eligible
Yes-as determined by the agency policy.

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.

Relocation expenses reimbursed
No

Appointment type
Permanent

Work schedule
Full-time

Service
Excepted

Promotion potential
NA

Job family (Series)
0861 Aerospace Engineering

Supervisory status
No

Security clearance
Other

Drug test
No

Announcement number
ACE-AIR-22-MDT-75580

Control number
623047900

This job is open to

The public
U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency
Open to U.S. Citizens

Duties Applies experience and comprehensive knowledge of engineering principles, theories, and concepts applicable to aerospace engineering (Airframe Structures), as well as an understanding of new technologies and methodologies, to solve complex problems and to develop improved technical processes for the organization. Ensures ODAs are utilizing appropriate methods to show compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs) and non-US regulations governed by bilateral agreements. These compliance oversight activities involve advanced systems and technology which frequently require substantial departure from previous certification methodologies. Responsible for leading efforts to enhance the skills and capabilities of the ODAs managed by the office. Defines, organizes, and assigns resources to accomplish organizational objectives. Allocates resources to accomplish large work activities within established schedules.
Contacts 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. Plays a lead role in drafting, reviewing, and editing reports or documents for final approval prior to external distribution. Presents briefings to obtain consensus/approval on policies and technical issues. Coordinates significant technical matters with representatives of external organizations.
Mentors, coaches, and is a role model providing advice and guidance to lower level staff on technical issues. Poses questions, suggests alternatives and challenges assumptions in an effort to assist those less technically seasoned arrive at the most appropriate technical decisions or course of action. Resolves all, but unique, technical problems without the intervention of management or a more experienced engineer. Develops plans, techniques, and policies to address current or anticipated problems and issues. Works with senior management to jointly solve problems. Provides encouragement, support and feedback to help less experienced employees gain confidence in their technical and decision-making abilities. Assists the staff in establishing productive engagement with their applicants and improves FAA/Applicant working relationship.
Provides input to the branch managers to assist in the assignment of projects and identification of training needs for the technical staff. Trains, develops and advises employees in program specialties. Prepares and conducts briefings in these areas for the purpose of training and developing other certification and continued operational safety specialists. Use broad policies and objectives in providing general guidance for addressing technical issues, must also allow considerable discretion to develop new and innovative approaches. Draws on experience to solve unusual problems and may create new solutions and policy interpretations, as the situation requires. Provides policy guidance and instruction to others, both internally and externally. Works with aviation safety engineers (ASEs) in the branch, to ensure technical compliance and alignment with the requirements of the project or other work activity within agreed upon timelines and commitments.
The incumbent applies risk management in planning and decision making regarding the appropriate level of FAA involvement in: oversight of organizational delegations and/or individual designees who are authorized to make findings on behalf of the FAA; certification projects, continued operational safety decisions, review of findings made with regard to Foreign Civil Aviation Authority

Requirements
Conditions of Employment
Review the Additional Information Section of this vacancy announcement for important information regarding pre-employment COVID Vaccine requirement. US Citizenship is required. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. This position has a positive education requirement. Transcript(s) required. This is one position that may be hired in any of the locations listed.

Qualifications

Basic Requirements : A. Successful completion of a full four-year professional engineering curriculum leading to a bachelor's 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 : B. 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 bachelor's 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 qualifications listed above, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-I, FG/GS-13. 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:
Experience ensuring compliance and verifying compliance of 14 CFR Parts 23, 25, 27, 29 (Airframe Structures).

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.

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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. www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/financial_disclosure_requirements

The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.

If selected, you will be required to acknowledge/affirm that you are or will be fully vaccinated prior to entering on duty, and will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination upon entering on duty.

You are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA. Please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA in your work history. 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.
This position is located in AIR-862. However, this vacancy announcement may be used to fill future vacancies in any of the other AIR Division Offices. Duty location/locality pay will be determined based on selection for one of the locations listed on this vacancy announcement.
This is a bargaining unit position.

This is a bargaining unit position. This position is represented by NATCA: Regional AIR - ACE ANM ANE ASW.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.

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As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.
Transcripts are required for proof of education requirements.

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.

All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.

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.

Pay Rate:

Unspecified

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