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Federal Aviation Administration Engineering Technician (0802) in Bedford, Massachusetts

Summary Serves as a Field Project Focal at a Field Maintenance Program (FMP) Center. Responsibilities Incumbent applies broad experience and advanced technical knowledge to develop new or innovative concepts and approaches to systems. programs. and policies for broad and challenging work activities. Evaluates the functional status of systems and facilities. Oversees the logistics portion of construction/installation projects by working with the contracting officer on contractual issues. Coordinate construction/installation activities with project engineers and Contractor on-site Representative (COR). Coordinates activities with stakeholders, provides project status updates, coordinates with other organizations and agencies, contractors. Provides technical advice/direction to lower graded field personnel, in addition to being the work order carrier to plan and help resolve design problems, construction delays and concerns with construction or installation work. Identifies resources needed to perform assignments. Works with the project engineers/technicians to help schedule project construction phases accordingly based on priorities and available field resources. Contacts are both internal and external. Interacts with managers and employees within Engineering Services and other FAA organizations. Performs work requiring challenging technical activities assisting with analyzing, designing, modifying, developing, installing, repairing, fabricating, maintaining, or evaluating the most complex systems for which the FAA is responsible. Provides guidance to lower graded technicians regarding difficult or operational issues. Applies experience and advanced technical knowledge of assigned disciplines to assist with developing new concepts, systems. or innovative approaches and to identify and resolve complex issues that may cross organizational boundaries. Requirements Conditions of Employment We are not accepting applications from noncitizens. Qualifications To qualify for this position, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to FV-G, FG/GS-11 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience may include but is not limited to: Assists in resolving construction delays and concerns with construction or installation work. Works with others to schedule project construction phases accordingly. Specialized experience is defined as: Experience includes coordinating construction/installation activities with engineers. Works with others to help resolve construction delays and concerns with construction or installation work. Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement. Education 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. 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. This position is covered by the Department of Transportation's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be subject to pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a "testing designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing. 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 Leadership and Management Dimension and Technical Requirement. In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA , 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 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. Interviews: If the Agency decides to interview any qualified employee on the selection list, then all on the list who are qualified must be interviewed. FAA's Core Compensation Pay Plan: This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: Incomplete Application: Please follow all instructions carefully. Error or omissions may affect your rating or further consideration for this vacancy. This is a bargaining unit position. This position is represented by NATCA: Engineers & Architects. Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA