Department: Department Of Transportation
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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Serves as a recognized expert engineer and technical consultant with the Vehicle Dynamics Division in the Office of Crash Avoidance Standards. The Office of Crash Avoidance Standards is responsible for developing safety standards related to reducing the likelihood that vehicles become involved in crashes. The Vehicle Dynamics Division provides a focal point for the development of motor vehicle safety performance improvements and promulgation of any resulting federal motor vehicle
safety standards, regulations, and/or guidelines dealing with crash avoidance characteristics of motor vehicle braking, steering, tires, and wheels. The Vehicle Dynamics Division also identifies, recommends, and on occasion, conducts research, development, and testing needed to support the development or modification of standards.
The ideal candidate for this position is highly self-motivated, possesses good engineering judgment, has excellent oral and written communication skills, and is capable of working cooperatively with other offices within NHTSA and organizations within the motor vehicle industry to accomplish the agency's goal of improved motor vehicle safety.
NHTSA is seeking a candidate who can combine a project's elements from research and development, compliance testing, and safety benefits analyses to develop, with excellent writing skills, a reasoned case in rulemaking support documentation for the recommendations of the program.
PLEASE NOTE: All offers for Federal appointments will be made at Step 1 for each grade level. Salaries are available on the OPM website at http://www.opm.gov/oca/14tables/.
- Not Required
- You must be a status candidate and meet specialized experience
- Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date
- Provide all required documents by closing date
- Position is telework eligible
- Announcement also advertised to U.S. citizens: NHTSA.NVS-2014-0013
- Announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days