Job Title:Railroad Safety Specialist (S&TC) -GS - 2121-13 (Open to U.S. Citizens) - BP
Department:Department Of Transportation
Agency:Federal Railroad Administration
Job Announcement Number:FRA.S-2013-0002
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
|$81,823.00 to $106,639.00 / Per Year|
|Monday, October 29, 2012 to Monday, November 12, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location(s):|
Charlotte, NC, USView Map
Columbia, SC, USView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
Applications will be accepted from any U.S. Citizen.
This job is also being advertised for applicants eligible for status consideration. Current and former status employees and veterans who qualify under VEOA are encouraged to also apply to announcement: FRA.S-2013-0001.
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.
To meet this mission FRA promulgates and enforces rail safety regulations; consolidates government support of rail transportation activities; administers financial assistance programs; conducts research and development in support of improved railroad safety and efficiency, and national transportation policy, including improved intercity passenger service.
Do you like identifying problems, analyzing facts, and making recommendations; are you a good communicator; would you like to make a difference in the railroad industry, if so, then this job is for you!
This position is assigned to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Office of the Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer (Associate Administrator), Office of Safety Assurance and Compliance, Signal and Train Control (S&TC) Division Staff. You will address the regional oversight of the design and implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) systems that are occurring within the S&TC discipline of railroad safety. Under the direction of the PTC Group Chief, you will provide advice and guidance within FRA, other agencies, industry signal engineering officials, manufacturers of signal equipment, and labor organizations on the requirements of Federal rules and regulations in this area of expertise.
This position is ideal for a mid-career professional who has experience in the design, construction, maintenance, testing, and use of railroad signal and train control systems in general, and PTC systems in particular.
PLEASE NOTE: There is only 1 position which may be filled in either of the advertised duty locations. You must identify the location(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. The 2012 Salary information can be viewed for specific locations by visiting, http://www.opm.gov/oca/12tables/index.asp.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen and meet specialized experience to qualify.
- Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.
- Review How to Apply Section as documents are required by closing date.
- Announcement is also advertised merit promotion: FRA.S-2013-0001.
- Job announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days.