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    The incumbent serves as the Engineering Technician (Coordinator) for the FMP Support Center in Elgin, IL.

    Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee’s report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is safe to relocate.

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    Serves as a Field Project Coordinator at a Field Maintenance Program (FMP) Center. Creates and maintains construction/installation schedules and budgets to ensure completion of projects within schedule and budget. Serves as the principal technical expert to develop new or innovative concepts and approaches to systems, programs, and policies or serves as a senior project manager or team leader for large, challenging work activities. Serves as the focal point for the contracting officer, project engineer and FMP Focals on all technical and contract issues. Manages the logistics portion of construction/installation projects by working with the contracting officer on contractual issues.

    Coordinates construction/installation activities with project engineers and FMP Focals. Coordinates with the appropriate regional associate program manager on budget issues to solicit for additional funding. Contacts are both external and internal. Coordinates with other organizations and agencies. Interacts with managers and employees within Engineering Services and other FAA organizations.

    Provides technical advice/direction to field personnel to help plan and implements projects, in addition to overseeing work activities, resolve design problems, construction delays and concerns with construction or installation work.

    Recommends project assignments and training for field personnel to increase their job skills and knowledge. Plans, schedules and identifies the resources required to address the construction management needs as identified in the CWP. Oversees the FMP Focals and work force. Works with the project engineers/technicians to schedule project construction phases accordingly based on priorities and available field resources. Must be able to communicate and coordinate Operational Risk Management throughout the entire construction phase of a project.

    Performs work requiring agency-wide leadership for highly complex and challenging technical activities associated with analyzing, designing, modifying, developing, installing, repairing, fabricating, maintaining, or evaluating the most complex systems for which the FAA is responsible. Provides guidance to other technicians and FMP Focals regarding difficult or operational issues. Applies experience and expert technical knowledge of assigned disciplines to develop new concepts, systems, or innovative approaches and to identify and resolve complex issues that may cross-organizational boundaries. Must be able to create and adhere to funding and budgetary limits for complex projects.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0802 Engineering Technical

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