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    Serves as Specialist for Flight Procedures Team, AJV-W240, reports to the OSG Flight Procedures Team Manager. The incumbent is expected to perform work independently resolving potentially controversial or sensitive issues. Results of work performed are considered technically authoritative and conclusions and recommendations are accepted.

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    Performs multiple, varying and complex assignments under the minimal direction of a manager, project/program manager, team leader or more experienced technical specialist. Serves as technical specialist with full responsibility for planning, sequencing, directing, and evaluating assigned projects related to the National Airspace System (NAS). Acts as principal technical specialist or as project manager or team leader for large work activities. Serves as the advisor to the OSG Team Manager for activities of large-projects.

    Applies experience and comprehensive technical knowledge applicable to his/her discipline, as well as an understanding of new technologies and methodologies, to solve complex problems and develop improved technical processes or systems. Provides technical direction and oversight for large-project implementation such as Optimization of Airspace and Procedures in the Metroplex (OAPM). Assures that activities are efficiently carried out and that program objectives are being effectively accomplished. Accomplishes regional airspace and airport space analysis (AAA) studies to determine proposal's effect on the NAS. Recommends and qualifies airports for development, amendment, and cancellation of instrument approach procedures. Applies knowledge of specific Terminal/EnRoute Instrument Flight Procedures (TERPS).

    Applies knowledge of FAA's policies and objectives to identify, define and organize work for multiple work activities. May be required to perform duties as they relate to one or more of the following program areas: Design, development and maintenance of Instrument Flight Procedures (IFPs) and related publications; Coordination and integration of lFPs in the NAS; Collection and verification of aeronautical data. Performs tasks associated with making and providing IFP Feasibility Determinations.

    Contacts are internal and external. Often represents FAA as a senior technical point of contact on projects, programs and other work activities. Establishes and maintains effective communications with the aviation industry, with regions, centers and other FAA offices; and with other affected departments and agencies of governments, both foreign and domestic in an effort to further the understanding, support and coordination of assigned program responsibilities. Identifies potential issues and proposes recommendations for preventative action.

    Broad policies and objectives provide general guidance for addressing issues, but allow considerable discretion to develop new and innovative approaches. 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. Assures uniformity and consistency of performance and adherence to national and regional policies, standards, systems, and procedures.

    Provides guidance to lower-level staff on how to solve difficult technical issues. Resolves all but unique technical problems without the intervention of management or a more experienced technical specialist. Develops plans, techniques and policies to address current or anticipated problems and issues. Works with 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.

    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.

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