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    Summary

    Serves as an aerospace engineer to ensure protection of the public, property, and the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States during commercial launch or reentry activities, and to encourage, facilitate, and promote U.S. commercial space transportation.

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    Responsibilities

    The mission of the Office of Commercial Space Transportation is to ensure protection of the public, property, and the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States during commercial launch or reentry activities, and to encourage, facilitate, and promote U.S. commercial space transportation. As an Aerospace Engineer, you will support the analyses and conduct of safety evaluations for proposed space transportation activities that involve the launch or reentry of expendable and reusable launch vehicles and operation of launch and reentry sites. The analyses and evaluations include those aspects of the launch operations that may affect public safety such as reliability of critical systems and components, safety policies and procedures, and safety personnel and organization. Provide assistance for technical reviews and regarding the adequacy of technical documents, analyses, procedures, or policies submitted by an applicant seeking a license, permit or safety approval. Support the conduct of safety inspections of commercial launch, reentry, and site operations to ensure that systems and processes do not pose unacceptable risks to the public and can operate in compliance with established safety, environmental and regulatory requirements. Provide assistance in enabling licensed and permitted operations to be safely and efficiently integrated into the National Airspace System. Assist in the development of regulatory requirements for new and existing technologies and concepts for commercial space transportation involving expendable and reusable launch vehicles. Assist with the initial interface for government and industry stakeholders as well as new commercial space transportation applicants requiring FAA licensing.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

  • Job family (Series)

    0861 Aerospace Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/502181100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.