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    This position is located in the Federal Communications Commission, Enforcement Bureau, Office of the Field Director, in Dallas,Texas.

    Relocation expenses will not be paid.

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    Incumbent resolves interference, educates users and enforces regulations. An in-depth knowledge of electronic engineering is required. A full range of skills relating to inspections and monitoring is necessary. Performs and directs fieldwork in matters of importance to safety of life and property.  Serves as a point of contact for FCC licensees including the U.S. Government in matters of fixed and mobile direction-finding and interference resolution.  Speaks on behalf of the Enforcement Bureau in dealings with other Bureaus and governmental agencies having an interest in the matter.

    Performs comprehensive investigations of unauthorized or unlawful radio operation and comprehensive inspections of all classes and types of installations employing RF energy.  Participates in studies of unique enforcement and engineering projects that have regional or national applications.  Operates and understand all technical equipment in the Field including spectrum analyzers, field strength meters, radio frequency radiation survey meters, and radio receivers.

    Initiates and reviews Official Notices of Violation or Warnings to radio operators and licensees, to bring unsatisfactory or violative conditions to their attention as a result of completed monitoring, investigations and inspections. Furnishes reports on all major cases for record keeping and statistical use. Maintains liaison with regulated telecommunications industries, through attendance at seminars, conventions, etc. and also participates in such gatherings as an expert speaker on FCC enforcement. Participates and assists in planning of Bureau enforcement and compliance workshops for persons associated with the various industries and radio services the Commission regulates.

    Independently initiates correspondence or other communications with local Congressional offices, complainants, and radio users concerning the enforcement functions of the office and region. Investigates all services for violations of Title 47, U.S. Code, Section 301, unlicensed operations of radio transmitting equipment. Participates in regional emergency planning meetings, serves as the local expert in emergency communications restoration, participates in FEMA conducted training exercises and is able to serve on ESF-2 task force and deployments as necessary. 

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Regularly travels to locations throughout the U.S. and its territories for training, investigations and inspections, and may include additional emergency ad hoc travel (including local travel) to respond to public safety investigations. As requested, incumbent must be available while off duty and within reasonable call-back radius to be contacted via telephone number or electronic device to perform work,

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0855 Electronics Engineering

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