Federal Aviation Administration Supervisory General Engineer in Burlington, Massachusetts

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

About the Agency

Business Component:

Air Traffic Organization,Technical Operations, Eastern Service Area, Engineering Services, ATC-F & Engineering Services, NAVAIDS Engineering Group, NAVAIDS Engineering Center, AJW-2E14A

Duties

Serves as first level manager to assigned workforce consisting of engineers, technical specialist, and support personnel. Reports to the Manager, NAVAIDS Engineering Group within an Engineering Services Office, Technical Operations Service Area.

Directs the work of subordinate employees at the organizational unit level. Work includes routine project/program tasks based on established policies, procedures, and guidelines. Managerial duties affect employees in one organizational unit and include setting priorities, assigning tasks, monitoring and evaluating performance, coaching and developing employee capabilities, approving leave, and taking or recommending corrective/disciplinary action as appropriate.

Uses assigned budge, staff, and other resources to accomplish project/program objectives. Manages budget and request additional resources as needed. Contributes to the budget planning process and project short-term/future needs. Applies a comprehensive knowledge of the technical aspects of the work directed and a detailed understanding of the objectives of the organizational unit.

Performs professional engineering and/or project management work that could be local, limited to one Service Area, or be nationally focused. Applies both engineering and management principles and practices while maintaining schedules of review and formulating policy and operating procedures.

Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) - Employees with status: A fixed relocation payment of $27,000 will be paid.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • 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.
  • COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY TRANSCRIPT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE CLOSING DATE
  • Successful completion of a security investigation will be required
  • A one-year probationary period will be required.
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, in the Federal Service. 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 must include but not limited to: Performs professional engineering and/or project management work that could be local, limited to one Service Area, or be nationally focused. Applies both engineering and management principles and practices while maintaining schedules of review and formulating policy and operating procedures.

Applicants must include examples of specialized experience in their work history.

EDUCATION:

This position has a minimum education requirement (see Required Documents).

COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY TRANSCRIPT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE CLOSING DATE.

We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.

Security Clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Candidates for FAA positions are evaluated using our Automated Vacancy Information Access Tool for Online Referral (AVIATOR) system. AVIATOR compares your skills and experience as described in your application with the requirements of the position. If you are found to be an eligible, highly-qualified candidate, you will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration. (In some cases, individuals with priority for special consideration must be considered and selected before other candidates.) Whether or not you are contacted for an interview depends upon the location of the position and the judgment of the selecting official.

Important - If you make any change to your application, you must resubmit it. If you change your application and do not resubmit it, your changes will not be considered part of your application package, and your previous application will be considered.


FAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or other non-merit factors. DOT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Additional information on reasonable accommodations procedures or on EEO Programs is available on Office of Civil Rights (ACR) or by contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.

BENEFITS

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Other Information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions. Travel may be required. 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.

Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: http://jobs.faa.gov/FAACoreCompensation.htm

To view the full qualification requirements for this position, go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), General Schedule Qualification Standards, Professional and Scientific Positions, for FV-I/GS-13 and above positions: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=Group-Standards

Also, to view the full Individual Occupational Requirements for entry into this occupation, visit the following OPM webpage: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800/

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 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 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

All applicants are encouraged to provide NARRATIVES for each KSA.

Only 1 position to be filled in either location.

This is not a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information:Locality Pay, COLA

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472428300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $97,540.00 to $151,214.00 / Includes locality pay of 26.73%

Series & Grade: FV-0801-J/J

Supervisory Status: Yes

Who May Apply: FAA Employees - ATO Wide

Control Number: 472428300

Job Announcement Number: ANE-ATO-17-102-53503