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    Incumbent serves as an Aviation Safety Technician in a Flight Standards Office providing technical support to aviation safety inspectors and the public. Performs or assists with a wide range of certification, surveillance, and investigation duties requiring research and evaluation.

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    Provides expert technical assistance to the public in areas such as certificate requirements for airmen and aircraft. Extracts and analyzes information from documents in the technical data library such as type certificate data sheets, airworthiness directives, service bulletins, technical standard orders and supplemental type certificates in support of aviation safety inspectors and industry. Informs management of any noteworthy trends from this analysis. Extracts analyzes and presents Safety Performance Analysis System (SPAS) data to identify trends for items that affect aviation safety. Provides conclusions and recommendations to aviation safety inspectors. Conducts and/or assists with investigations such as complaints, occurrences, incidents, accidents and enforcement actions. Gathers and analyzes information, conducts interviews and prepares correspondence and reports for management signature. Drafts and issues waivers and authorizations, such as aviation events, parachute jumps, pipeline patrol and banner-towing. Checks all documents for appropriateness and completeness. Researches compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), policies and procedures. Conducts onsite surveys, as appropriate. Provides technical support to inspectors during surveillance of operators, air agencies, airmen and aircraft. Reviews, analyzes and makes recommendations based on data in records, logbooks and certificates. Conducts surveillance of aircraft, equipment and procedures. Assigned to manage the administrative portions of field office agency aircraft rental program. Ensures participants are notified when proficiency and/or medical requirements are due. Monitors distribution of flight time between participants and recommends appropriate changes. Enters basic information for crewmember in the Flight Activity and Crew Tracking System (FACTS) i.e., sub-program, job category, aircraft/simulator program, etc. Conducts meetings in support of technical work functions.

    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


    Promotion Potential


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