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The Next Generation of Flight is Underway - and you can be part of it! We need you and your fresh ideas to shape the air transportation system of tomorrow, and the way America flies. Come be a part of the new generation in aviation, an industry that is absolutely critical to this nation's economy and security.

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About the FAA         Employment Information

Business Component: Office of Assistant Administrator for Aviation Policy, Planning and Environment, Office of Environment and Energy, Continuous Low Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN) Program Staff, AEE-4

Additional Salary Information: Salary includes 24.22 % DC Locality Rate

No Permanent Change of Station (PCS) payments are authorized.


Serve as the Manager for the Continuous Low Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN) Program in the Office of Environment and Energy (AEE). The CLEEN Program Manager will direct the Federal Aviation Administration's program to advance development and maturing of lower energy, emissions, noise engine and airframe technology; and development of alternative fuels for commercial aircraft. Specifically, he or she will:
Provide specialized and advanced technical engineering oversight and use of interdisciplinary engineering skills, program management knowledge and abilities to integrate systems engineering, system integration and technology development, and demonstration field activities in meeting program goals and objectives.
The Incumbent will also develop detailed project and budget plans; make technical decisions relating to system and technology development/integration, and technology maturation, test and evaluation, and demonstration. Select realistic methods for achieving objectives and develop new and innovative techniques and methods when established precedents are lacking.
Design, direct, review, and evaluate complex engineering studies and analysis of study data to determine if developmental technologies will meet the goals and objectives of the CLEEN program. Coordinate all support organization functions, matrix engineering activities, consortium memberships, interagency coordination, and systems and support contractors.
The Incumbent will also develop and present information to high-level boards and advisory committees on all aspects of the CLEEN program. Coordinate program management activities with the Office's Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor for Environment, and division managers. Advocate for the CLEEN Program budget within the Environment and Energy Research, Engineering, and Development (RE&D) Program and FAA's RE&D Program.