Department: Department Of Transportation
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
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The Federal Railroad Administration’s mission is to enable the safe, reliable, and efficient movement of people and goods for a strong America, now and in the future.
The Federal Railroad Administration (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.
FRA is committed to fostering a diverse, highly skilled workforce capable of meeting or exceeding our strategic goals with efficiency, innovation, and a constant focus on better serving our customers.
This position is located in the Signal and Train Control (S&TC) Division, Office of Safety Assurance and Compliance, Office of Railroad Safety, Federal Railroad Administration. You will serve as a nationally recognized expert and consultant on the design, construction, maintenance, testing, and use of railroad signal and train control systems with responsibility for assuring the safety quality of existing installations nationwide are in compliance with Federal requirements.
The ideal candidate is professional with extensive experience with Signal and Train control systems, highway-rail grade crossing systems, and positive train control systems. They should have experience applying their knowledge of electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering, including high voltage power transmission systems and cathode protection systems. They should have strong communication skills, and have the ability to foster relationships with organizations.
This position is telework eligible and the selectee may be eligible for full-time, regular (at least 1 day per pay period, ad hoc (on a supervisor approved intermittent basis) or emergency telework in accordance with FRA’s Telework Policy (FRA Order 3600.3b) and implementation plans.
- You must be a status candidate and meet specialized experience.
- Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM ET on the closing date.
- Travel and transportation expenses will not be paid.
- Position is eligible for Ad hoc telework, see Benefits & Other Info Tab.
- Announcement also advertised to U.S. Citizens: FRA.S-2014-0004.
- Announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days.