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    Summary

    This position is located in the Office of Research & Engineering, Vehicle Recorder Division. The incumbent serves as a member of a team responsible for complex data recovery and analysis of recorded data recovered from aviation and surface vehicles and other electronic devices.

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    Responsibilities

    IDEAL CANDIDATE STATEMENT: The ideal candidate is an aerospace, electrical, or mechanical engineer interested in improving safety of the traveling public in a meaningful way through the challenges of working in a laboratory extracting data from a variety of vehicle recorders and other devices, documenting the results, and occasionally launching to accident sites to handle critical on-scene recorder recoveries.

    At the GS-13, in addition to duties at the lower grade level, typical duties may include:
    -- Provides engineering advice on vehicle recorders in one or more modes of transportation.
    -- Serves as Group Chairperson of a team of experts conducting vehicle recorder investigations.
    At the GS-12, in addition to duties at the lower grade level, typical duties may include:
    -- Assures technical quality and capability of the Division's laboratories and related systems.
    -- Operates and assists with the Division's laboratories and develops new methods and technologies.
    At the GS-11, typical duties may include:
    -- Recovers recorded information and prepares reports to achieve maximum use of information for accident prevention and to achieve Safety Board objectives.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/515316200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.