Job Overview

Summary

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:

This job provides the opportunity to support the mission of the Corpus Christi Army Depot; which is to overhaul, repair, modify, retrofit, test and modernize helicopters, engines and components for all services and foreign military customers. The Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) is the Army’s Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for Rotary Wing Aviation Maintenance and is the world’s largest helicopters overhaul and repair facility. CCAD serves as the depot training base for active duty Army, National Guard, Reserve and foreign military personnel. We also provide worldwide on-site maintenance services, aircraft crash analysis, lubricating oil analysis, and chemical, metallurgical and training support. Positions include those providing support to the maintenance of helicopters in a variety of shops or in an office setting.

Who May Apply:

Current Permanent Army employees within the commuting area of Corpus Christi, TX., and with competitive status (includes Army employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment). (SF-50 block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1") - OR - Current Army employee on a Veterans Recruitment Authority Appointment in the excepted service, eligible to compete for promotion opportunities (SF-50 block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"2") (NOTE: You MUST submit a copy of your latest non-award SF-50 that reflects your highest grade held on a permanent basis along with your application/resume package).

NOTE: IF YOU SELECT AN "E" TO ANY OF THE TASK STATEMENTS IN THE OCCUPATIONAL QUESTIONNAIRE, YOU MUST INDICATE IN THE NARRATIVE BOX WHERE THAT SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE IS LOCATED ON YOUR RESUME (INCLUDE TITLE, ORGANIZATION AND DATE). IF YOU FAIL TO RESPOND IN THE NARRATIVE BOX, YOU WILL BE CODED INELIGIBLE WITH CODE "IFRN".

Duties

As a Senior Systems Engineer direct a team of senior and junior systems engineers, equipment specialists, and technicians/technical support personnel with responsibility for assessing requirements and technical and economic feasibility of acceptance of new workloads. The incumbent plans, directs, organizes, coordinates, and integrates research and development programs for large scale equipment systems. Incumbent will serves as Team/Directorate representative to several high level working groups involved in evaluation and selection of advanced process and test equipment. Prepares and presents organizational equipment requirements at meetings and conferences. Provide services that affect the conceptual design and development of complex systems for production processing and testing for overhaul and repair of rotary wing aircraft and components. Plan for future plant operations requirements, including maintenance, and ultimate replacement of equipment to improve capabilities to support the depot mission. Establishes performance standards and evaluates work performance of subordinates. Explains work procedures and methods as needed and answers technical questions concerning the work.