Job Title:Lead Engineering Technician (Mechanical)
Department:National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Agency:Dryden Flight Research Center
Job Announcement Number:DF13C0005
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|$76,644.00 to $99,636.00 / Per Year|
|Tuesday, January 15, 2013 to Wednesday, January 23, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Edwards AFB, CAView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Open to current Federal employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment, former Federal employees eligible for reinstatement, or those eligible for non-competitive appointment under special authorities. NASA term employees with term conversion eligibility under P.L. 108-201 may also apply. Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 or more years of continuous active service may apply.|
NASA, the world's leader in space and aeronautics is always seeking outstanding scientists, engineers, and other talented professionals to carry forward the great discovery process that its mission demands. Creativity. Ambition. Teamwork. A sense of daring. And a probing mind. That's what it takes to join NASA, one of the best places to work in the Federal Government.
The Flight Loads Laboratory is NASA Dryden's facility for conducting thermal and structural ground tests on aircraft, components, and payloads. These tests include mechanical loading, aerodynamic heating simulations, and modal surveys. Incumbent serves as the Lead Engineering Technician in the Flight Loads Laboratory leading a team of electronics and mechanical technicians, responsible for performing modifications, fabrication, repairs, maintenance, installation, troubleshooting, and system calibration on complex and advanced electronic and mechanical systems and equipment. The incumbent is responsible for direction, work load distribution and other administrative assignments required within the scope of the leadership position. Works on the design, fabrication, layout, modification, diagnosis and repair, maintenance, installation operations, and troubleshooting of test systems and test setups in the Flight Loads Laboratory.
Travel and relocation expenses will not be authorized.
- Position subject to a pre-employment drug test
- Position subject to pre-employment background investigation
- Position subject to random drug testing
- Selectee must pass a pre-employment physical examination
- A valid state Driver's License is required