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    Serves as an Aerospace Engineer, in this capacity the incumbent plans and accomplishes highly complex and challenging projects/programs in the development, standardization, and implementation of technical procedures and policy relating to existing and future bilateral agreements, under the minimal direction of a mgr, project/program mgr, team leader, or more experienced engineer. May act as a principal technical specialist or as a project/program mgr or team leader for large work activities.

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    Applies experience and comprehensive knowledge of engineering principles, theories, and concepts applicable to his/her discipline, as well as an understanding of new technologies and methodologies, to solve complex problems and to develop improved technical processes for the organization. Assignments frequently require knowledge and experience working across functional and/or organizational lines. Defines, organizes, and assigns resources to accomplish organizational objectives. Allocates resources to accomplish large work activities within established work assignments. The incumbent supports the development, standardization, and implementation of technical procedures and policy relating to existing and future bilateral agreements, including Implementation Procedures for Airworthiness (IPA), and Technical Implementation Procedures. Develops and establishes guidelines to implement existing agreements and meet U.S. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) obligations covering a wide range of international aircraft certification functions and practices. Contacts are internal and external. Often represents FAA as a senior technical point of contact on projects, programs and other work activities. Communicates results to all levels internally (within an LOB/SO or across LOB's/SO's) and externally. Coordinate with other AIR offices in the development, implementation, and assessment of international programs and policies and advise high-level officials of foreign governments and industry on FAA certification procedures and technical positions to facilitate the reciprocal acceptance of aeronautical products. prepares reports, briefing materials, and recommendations on program activities and accomplishments and presents to Agency, Department, U.S. and foreign government officials. Represents the FAA at international meetings and conferences. Presents briefings to obtain consensus/approval on policies. Coordinates significant technical matters with representatives of external organizations. Broad policies and objectives provide general guidance for addressing issues; Title 14 CFR parts 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 33, 45, and 183 and related FAA policies and procedures are utilized to perform these responsibilities and other duties assigned. The incumbent draws on experience to solve unusual problems and may create new solutions and policy interpretations as the situation requires. Provides policy guidance and instruction to others, both internally and externally. Provides guidance to lower-level staff to solve difficult technical issues. Resolves all but unique technical problems without the intervention of management or a more experienced engineer. Develops plans, techniques, and policies to address current or anticipated problems and issues. Works with senior management to solve problems. Work is reviewed rarely, typically through status reports and at project completion, to ensure technical compliance and alignment with the requirements of the project or other work activity. Work activities impact directly on the objectives of one or more major subdivisions and/or LOB's/SO's and may impact on the objectives of the FAA. The work may affect the safety and security of customers.

    Travel Required

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

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    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0861 Aerospace Engineering

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