Job Title:System Engineer (Interdisciplinary), GS-830/850/855-14 (Open to DOT employees only) DB
Department:Department Of Transportation
Agency:U.S. Department of Transportation
Job Announcement Number:FRA.S-2012-0027
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|$84,697.00 to $110,104.00 / Per Year|
|Monday, April 2, 2012 to Monday, April 23, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - - Permanent|
|1 vacancy -
Birmingham, AL, USView Map|
1 vacancy - Phoenix, AZ, USView Map
1 vacancy - Tucson, AZ, USView Map
1 vacancy - Los Angeles, CA, USView Map
1 vacancy - Oakland, CA, USView Map
More Locations (41)
WHO MAY APPLY:
Current Department of Transportation employees with status only
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is responsible for ensuring safety of the Nation's passenger and freight rail operations and infrastructure by promoting safe, efficient and accessible rail transportation. The mission and focus of FRA has grown to include the design and management of an unprecedented investment in the creation of a nationwide passenger rail network. FRA is providing leadership for the creation of a more balanced transportation system, transforming the way Americans travel.
NOTE: There is only one position being filled. You must identify the locations(s) for which you wish to be considered.
This is a mobile work position, meaning the work requires the selectee to travel off site the majority of the time and use the selectee's home as his or her duty location. The Agency has determined that this duty location must be in the Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) of any of the listed cities.
*The Salary will be adjusted based on the locality pay of the selectee's duty location.
A Secret Clearance is required.
NOTE: If you are selected for this position, you must be able to successfully complete an extensive background investigation to attain a Secret Clearance; you must also successfully pass pre-employment tests for illegal drug use, and random testing for illegal drug use during your employment in this position.
This position is located in the Office of Railroad Safety, Office of the Deputy AA for Regulatory & Legislative Affairs. You will serve as an authority on the application of safety-critical systems used in high speed, intercity, or commuter passenger rail operations. You will exercise a high degree of originality and sound judgment in identifying emerging issues and coordinating the resolution of those issues within FRA regulatory and waiver processes, industry organizations, and professional venues. Your unique function is the safety of mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems used in high speed, intercity, or commuter passenger rail operations. As such, you will have a strong knowledge of high speed rail, intercity, and commuter passenger rail transportation operations, infrastructure, and organizational arrangements. You will possess a strong ability to work constructively with the international supply industry, the railroads, and FRA staff to ensure proper definition of system requirements, to guide development of suitable technologies, and to evaluate those technologies in regulatory settings.
The ideal candidate for this position is a senior level Engineer with experience evaluating mechanical, electrical, and/or electronic technology and systems used within the transportation industry. Rail experience is highly desirable. This candidate should have experience with transportation industry standards and procedural instructions as they relate to engineering design and specification. Expert level oral and written communication skills are essential.
- You must be a U.S. citizen and meet specialized experience
- Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date
- Provide all required documents by closing date
- Position is telework eligible
- Announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days