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    Summary

    The incumbent serves as the subject matter expert and senior staff specialist as an electronic engineer responsible for implementing automated grain flow security and weighing and/or inspection systems, as applicable to electronic scales, telecommunications, display and information systems, and computer hardware and software for all facilities under the purview of the United States Grain Standards Act and Agricultural Marketing Act that incorporate such systems.

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    Responsibilities

    • The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.
    • The duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Responsible for the development or modification of electronic automated systems used in inspection, grain flow security and weighing.
    • Analyzes existing official monitoring systems to determine feasibility of using automated custom-designed electronic equipment.
    • Maintains a high level of engineering knowledge consistent with the latest techniques, standards, procedures, and practices in electronic systems.
    • Acts as liaison with private and professional engineering firms on engineering problems relating to projects being developed.
    • Provides professional engineering design advice and guidance to contractor?s technical personnel.
    • Prepares or reviews feasibility studies, special reports, and investigations on problems that relate to the standardized official system?s uses, needs, and requirements.
    • Organizes and controls engineering projects involving electronic systems and electronic computers and data processing systems to ensure that these projects meet the programs requirements and goals.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

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