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    Summary

    Performs multiple, varying, and complex assignments and plans the implementation of
    projects/programs under limited direction. He/she is involved in the engineering design, construction, installation and support of facilities and systems to those found in the National Airspace System (NAS).

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    Responsibilities

    Applies experience and advanced knowledge of mechanical engineering principles, theories, and concepts to accomplish assignments and to develop plans and techniques to improve programs and policies. Provides management for one or several small projects, such as HVAC, Boilers, Chillers and piping, and the responsibility for planning, developing, and overseeing projects to establish and improve facilities/systems. Defines, plans, and organizes assigned resources to accomplish organizational objectives. Allocates resources to accomplish small work activities within established schedules. The employee's expertise primarily covers a wide range of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and environmental conditioning systems for buildings of many sizes; various types of fire protection equipment, building plumbing and piping systems, corrosion control and water treatment techniques. Established policies/procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allow considerable discretion to select the most appropriate approach or to recommend new approaches. Develops and works with construction contract documents; i.e., drawings, specifications, and contracts. Resolves all, but unique, technical problems without the intervention of management or a more experienced engineer. Identifies and informs management of problems that require their attention. Often develops and recommends techniques to address problem situations. He/she assures that assigned projects comply with applicable code and standards, including FAA Orders and directives. As a technical point of contact, the engineer is required to interact with personnel from other sections, field offices, private sector contractors, and other local and Federal agencies. Contributes to the preparation of management/technical reports or contractual documents. Work is reviewed periodically, typically at major milestones and at completion, for policy compliance and alignment with the requirements of projects and/or other work activities.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - The job may require up to 50% travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542438500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.