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    Summary

    This position serves as a Civil Engineer for the Office of Airports (ARP) in the Seattle Airports District Office in the Northwest Mountain Region, in support of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP). ARP serves as the principal Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) organization responsible for all airport program matters in airport design, construction, maintenance, operations and safety.

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    Responsibilities

    **At the G band: Coordinates with senior engineer or supervisor on all aspects of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants-in-aid program regarding the Airports Capital Improvement Plan (ACIP) and/or Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) funding eligibility, justification, and conformance with the approved Airport Layout Plan (ALP). Reviews engineering design drawings, specifications, construction safety, and phasing plans for compliance with established requirements. Attends pre-design, preconstruction and construction meetings to obtain data for senior level engineer or supervisor to ensure conformance with FAA approved project documents. Reviews data from field inspections, status reports, and project closeout reports. Coordinates findings with senior engineer/supervisor. Coordinates within the organizational unit to share information and discuss status of projects. Reviews professional services contracts, including change orders and supplemental agreements to determine eligibility of work. Prepares and submits final review determinations to senior engineer or supervisor for their approval. Visits airports and current and proposed construction sites to observe construction progress and construction inspections.

    **At the H band: Reviews, evaluates and makes recommendations on all aspects of the AIP grants-in-aid program regarding the ACIP and/or PFC funding eligibility, justification, and conformance with the approved ALP. Reviews/comments on engineering design drawings, specifications, construction safety, and phasing plans for compliance with established requirements. Attends pre-design, preconstruction and construction meetings. Collaborates with senior engineer or supervisor to ensure development projects meet FAA regulations, standards, and guidance. Reviews data from field inspections, status reports, and project closeout reports. Coordinates findings with senior engineer/supervisor to ensure projects meet technical compliance and alignment with requirements. Visits airports and current and proposed construction sites to observe construction progress and perform construction inspections. Provides results to a senior engineer or supervisor to ensure acceptable levels of safety are provided. Serves as point of contact with internal FAA stakeholders to coordinate assigned AIP development projects. With support of senior engineer or supervisor, contacts local, state, and federal officials in the coordination, evaluation, and approval of federal grants for airports. Collaborates with public airport owners within the context of national airport system by applying technical and programming expertise resulting in the sound investment of federal funds. Reviews professional services contracts, including change orders and supplemental agreements to determine eligibility of work. Prepares and submits final review determinations to senior engineer or supervisor before approval. In collaboration with senior engineer, develops proposed recommendations for Modification of Standards (MOS) for design and construction documents.

    **At the I band: Review and comment on engineering design drawings, specifications, construction safety, and phasing plans for compliance w/established requirements. Conduct field inspections and review reports to ensure technical compliance and provide resolution to issues. Participate in pre-design, preconstruction and construction meetings to ensure conformance with approved project documents and FAA standards and regulations. Perform multiple, varying and complex assignments to ensure timeliness and technical compliance. Visit airports and construction sites to observe progress and perform inspections. Review, evaluate and make recommendations on all aspects of AIP grants-in-aid program. Review professional services contracts to determine eligibility of work. Serve as primary contact in the coordination, evaluation, and approval of federal grants for airports. Review and make recommendations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

  • Job family (Series)

    0810 Civil Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/556837700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.