Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in engineering or combination of education and experience.
A. Degree: professional engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
B. Combination of education and experience--college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering.
In addition to the basic qualifications you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade or pay band in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.
To qualify at the FV-H band, you must demonstrate in your application that you posses at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the FV-G, FG/GS-5/7/9. Specialized experience may include but is not limited to work applying experience and detailed knowledge of Civil Engineering theory, practices and techniques and a comprehensive understanding of economics, planning, design and construction practices.
To qualify at the FV-I band, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the FV-H, FG/GS-10/11/12. Specialized experience may include but is not limited to work applying experience and detailed knowledge of Civil Engineering theory, practices and techniques and a comprehensive understanding of economics, planning, design and construction practices.
You MUST submit a copy of your college transcripts or certificates by the closing date of this announcement.
Positive Education Requirement:
This position has a positive education requirement. A copy of your final college or university transcript, other proof of Engineering Degree, or a copy of your Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50, reflecting the highest grade you held in an engineering position, MUST accompany your application if you have never held a position in the Engineering (0800) series with the FAA. Documents may be either uploaded/attached to your online application package or faxed to (310) 725-7847 (please include your name and vacancy announcement number on all faxed documents).
Foreign Education Requirement:
Must be evaluated by a private professional organization specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials or an accredited U.S. Educational Institution in terms of equivalency to a degree acquired at an American college or university. A copy of the evaluation results must be included in your application package. If you do not include a copy of the evaluation as part of your application package, your foreign education will not be considered.
In addition to the minimum qualifications, the following has been determined to be a selective factor for this position. This means possession of this criterion is part of the minimum qualifications and is essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Applicants who do not possess this criterion are ineligible for further consideration.
Evaluation CriteriaKnowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA)
- Applicant must demonstrate experience in airport design, construction standards and methods.
1. Ability to inspect airports for pavement, project designs, and other structural deficiencies and unsafe conditions.
2. Skill in the application, theory, principles, concepts, and design fundamentals of civil engineering and engineering science disciplines.
3. Knowledge of airport planning, environmental, engineering, construction, and design standards.
4. Ability to work effectively as part of a team and establish and maintain effective personal relationships with coworkers, stakeholders, etc., and collaborate with them in resolving complex and/or controversial issues.
5. Ability to convey technical information to a variety of audiences in meetings, presentations, or briefings.
6. Ability to plan, prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks independently and within established time frames.IMPORTANT:
Ensure that your work experience supports your Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) answers. Your answers and associated work experience will be evaluated further to validate whether the answers that you selected are appropriate. Answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.
We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated.
To preview the application questionnaire, click the following link: View Application Questionnaire