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    The incumbent assist and supports the Branch Manager's representative responsible for coordination and planning the overall work of the organizational unit and who independently provides a full range of program support and engineering expertise under limited direction of a manager, project/program manager or more experience engineer.

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    The incumbent is responsible for developing and evaluating all aspects of Executive Operations Branch activities to effectively meet program goals and objectives and maintain consistency. Incumbent is given wide latitude in using his/her own professional engineering knowledge, independent judgement and initiative to accomplish work requirements. This position participates in the development, and implementation of engineering specific analytical studies and results that responsive to AIR needs, by applying a knowledge of aerospace engineering, data analysis, and implementing changes. This includes skills aerospace engineering principles, mathematical, statistical modes, and methodologies for analyzing aircraft certification work. Applies experience and advance knowledge of aerospace engineering principles, theories, and concepts, as well as knowledge of new analysis techniques and methodologies, to solve complex problems and to develop recommendations to improve efficiency and effectiveness of aircraft certification service, as well as plan and carry out the implementation of new initiatives, revised policies, procedures, and processes. The incumbent analyzes and monitors the quality of existing engineering data sources against engineering data gathering requirements, including evaluation of where more innovative data capture methods could be adopted, and oversees the development of recommendations for improvement. This applies to all aircraft certification offices as they relate to aircraft design, manufacture, modification, and maintenance. Supports the development of training materials, guides, and operating procedures to educate and onboard AIR employees in all aspects of AIR's engineering related data analysis work. Serves as point of contact for outside evaluations of programs performed by the Office of Inspector General (OIG), General Accounting Office (GAO), Department of Transportation (DOT), AVS, or Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Contacts are internal and external. May act as a key technical point of contact for assigned activities. Serves as primary interface for Strategic Planning and Change Management, Standardization & Evaluation, and Executive Operations Branches, as well as other Divisions/Directorates (as appropriate). Oversees reviews work of, and advises others to achieve technical objectives. The incumbent will be required to keep management advised, and ensure goals and objectives are achieved by working through others. Keeps abreast of developments, latest trends and new theory through literature research, contacts with other engineers and scientists and attending technical conferences. Provides ongoing evaluation of engineering related quality, effectiveness, and efficiency, and advises analysts on their associated projects accordingly, Negotiates with individuals or groups to reach clear and common understanding of issues and potential resolution of problems.

    In addition to the above duties, the incumbent performing at the FV-J level serves as the Branch Manager's representative and oversees other analysts. Maintains knowledge of existing engineering based analytical studies across AIR divisions and directorates, and advises management of project status and respective processes, as well as benchmarking industry and/or federal government best practices in order to develop AIR best practices for engineering related data analysis and associated program execution. Incumbent will be required to keep management advised, and ensure goals and objectives are achieved by working through others.

    Travel Required

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

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  • Job family (Series)

    0861 Aerospace Engineering

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