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    Summary

    This position is located in the Air Traffic Organization ,Technical Operations Services, Operations Support, AJW-1.

    The incumbent is an Air Traffic System Specialist serves as an Instrumental Landing System (ILS) and/or Navigational/Comm Field Instructor assigned to field-conducted training efforts for ILS, VOR, DME, TVS and DALR.

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    Responsibilities

    Serves as a principal technical specialist, a project manager, team leader, or instructor. Performs work of broad scope and complexity. Provides the highest organizational level of technical support associated with analyzing, designing, developing, installing, repairing, fabricating, maintaining, modifying, or evaluating the most complex systems for which the FAA is responsible. Applies broad experience and comprehensive technical knowledge of assigned disciplines and specialties, including advanced ILS skills, an understanding of new technologies and methods, and FAA policies and programs.

    Is considered a technical expert within the organization for the assigned system or specialty area. Work directly supports the objectives of the organization and the safe and continual operation of the NAS, FAA aircraft, and/or FAA academic programs. Contacts are both internal and external. Often represents the organization as a primary technical point of contact on projects, programs, and other work activities to coordinate and implement plans or to obtain information and resolve problems. Coordinates with other organizations and agencies concerned with FAA activities. Often oversees the activities of contractors. Travels long-term to deliver formal ILS/NAV/COMM training at field classrooms and laboratories at several locations in each Service Area.

    Receives general program assignments from a supervisor or higher-level manager. Assignments are stated in terms of priorities, overall objectives, and boundaries. Completed assignments are considered technically authoritative and are reviewed only for general compliance with organizational objectives. Identifies resources needed to perform assignments. Organizes and assigns resources needed to accomplish large work activities within established schedules.

    Provides guidance to other technicians and trainees regarding difficult technical or operational issues. Independently resolves all but the most unique technical problems. Interprets and adapts technical manuals, manufacturers' instructions, FAA policies and procedures, and other publications. Work is reviewed for compliance with established policy and sound technical and programmatic judgment.

    Must maintain current certifications/proficiencies and be available to support District with NAS preventive maintenance and/or corrective maintenance.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - The job may require up to 75% travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

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