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

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    The incumbent works with the Compliance & Airworthiness Division, System Oversight Division, Flight Standards, and foreign civil airworthiness authorities (FCAAs) to facilitate standardization among FAA offices responsible for domestic type certification and validation for all aviation products. Specializes in managing the application of technical, regulatory, and administrative policy for the purposes of certification, validation, continued operational safety, and other programs that support pre and post certification and validation efforts. Identifies issues as early as possible, and coordinates and develops effective solutions to the issues using established guidance and policy as well as recognizing when new or revised policy may be necessary.

    The incumbent develops briefing papers, issue papers, and tracks all project matters that involve the standards specialists, management, the various divisions within AIR, Flight Standards, and FCAAs. Provides guidance and historical knowledge to facilitate decision-making and to help settle disputes. Fosters and demonstrates effective written and verbal communication within the divisions of AIR and FCAAs regarding regulations, policy and procedure, and issues associated with the type certification and validation of aircrafts and air vehicles mentioned above. Understands and represents the interests of the Policy & Innovation Division and maybe assigned to national and international teams that support development or revision of policy, regulations, and introduction of new technology.

    Applies experience and comprehensive knowledge of engineering principles, theories, and concepts, as well as an understanding of new technologies and methodologies, to solve complex problems and to develop improved technical processes for the organization. Plans and accomplishes highly complex and challenging projects/programs and other work activities under the minimal direction of a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced engineer. Broad policies and objectives provide general guidance for addressing issues, but allow considerable discretion to develop new and innovative approaches.

    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. The work activities typically impact directly on the objectives of one or more major subdivisions and/or LOB's/SO's and may impact on the objectives of the FAA. The work may affect the safety and security of customers.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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