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    Summary

    Serves as first-level manager in the Radar, Automation, and Weather Systems Section to assigned workforce consisting of engineers, technical specialists, and support personnel.

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    Responsibilities

    Incumbent serves as first-level manager in the Radar, Automation, and Weather Systems Section to assigned workforce consisting of engineers, technical specialists, and support personnel.

    Reports to the Manager, Operations Engineering Support Group. Directs the work of subordinate employees at the organizational unit level. Work includes routine project/program tasks based on established policies, procedures, and guidelines. Managerial duties affect employees in one organization unit and include setting priorities, assigning tasks, monitoring and evaluating performance, coaching and developing employee capabilities, approving leave, and taking or recommending corrective/disciplinary action as appropriate.

    Uses assigned budget, staff, and other resources to accomplish project/program objectives. Manages budget and requests additional resources as needed. Contributes to the budget planning process and project short- term/future needs.

    Applies a comprehensive knowledge of the technical aspects of the work directed and a detailed understanding of the objectives of the organizational unit. Performs professional engineering and/or project management work that could be local, limited to one Service Area, or be nationally focuses. Applies both engineering and management principles and practices while maintaining schedules of review and formulating policy and operating procedures.

    Contacts are primarily within the organizational unit/major subdivision with subordinates, peers, and higher-level managers to discuss the status of projects/programs and to share information. May have frequent contact with customers to explain policies, procedures or for other project/program purposes.

    Established guidelines, policies, and procedures typically govern work. Resolves routine problems independently, but consults with higher-level management when existing guidelines are not available or applicable to complex problems. May be called upon to assist in the development of new policies and procedures.

    Individual and organizational performance is typically reviewed periodically by higher level management, often through status reports and organizational performance measures, to ensure timeliness, policy compliance, and alignment with project/program objectives.

    Work activities typically impact directly on the objectives of the organizational unit. The work may affect the organizational unit's internal and external customers.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    NA

  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

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