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    Summary

    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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    Responsibilities

    Provides Industrial Engineering support for the FAA Logistics Center (FAALC). Engineer’s support requirements are based on the ongoing needs of the FAALC, its combined staffing capabilities and overall available technical expertise. Performs multiple, varying, and complex assignments and plans the implementation of projects/programs under limited direction of a manager, project/program manager, or more experienced engineer. May act as a contributing specialist on large work activities or as a team leader for single or small work activities.

    Applies experience and advanced knowledge of engineering principles, theories, and concepts applicable to his/her discipline to accomplish assignments and to develop plans and techniques to improve programs and policies. Understands how his/her technical area interacts with or is affected by other disciplines and considers the objectives of the major subdivision and LOB/SO when developing, integrating, and implementing solutions to diverse, complex problems. Defines, plans, and organizes assigned resources to accomplish organizational objectives. Allocates resources to accomplish small work-activities within established schedules. Contacts are internal and external. May act as a key technical point of contact for assigned activities. Contributes to the preparation of management/technical reports or contractual documents, and may be called upon to communicate the overall results of a project or work activity to FAA management, the aviation and aerospace industries, and other external parties.

    Established policies/procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allow considerable discretion to select the most appropriate approach or to recommend new approaches. Assignments typically require solutions that are to be derived by interpreting and extrapolating from situations that were faced in the past. Provides recommendations to improve work processes. Provides guidance to lower-level staff to solve difficult technical issues. Resolves all but unique technical problems without the intervention of management or a more experienced engineer. Identifies and informs management of problems that require their attention. Often develops and recommends techniques to address problem situations. Work is reviewed periodically, typically at major milestones and at completion, for technical compliance and alignment with the requirements of the project or other work activity. Work activities typically support and may be vital to the success of projects or activities of one or more organizational units, subdivisions, and LOB's/SO's. In some areas, the work may affect the safety and security of customers.

    Plans and conducts complex systems analyses and other studies necessary for evaluating work processes, facilities layout and organization of personnel and facilities within the varied industrial and non-industrial organizations of the FAALC. Prepares associated technical reports to document findings and recommendations. May be required to present these findings and recommendations to management in formal and informal briefings. Provides professional engineering advisory service to management/supervisors, and applies appropriate scientific methods and techniques, such as time and motion studies, work sampling, work simplification, queuing theory, or simulation to an objective determination of optimum allocation of personnel and other resources in a wide variety of operational conditions and skills. May be required to conduct training sessions concerning the scientific approach to methods, studies and work measurement techniques.

    Identifies and selects critical workload factors, collects historical and quantitative data on work volume and related work-hours; correlates and analyzes such data in the process of validating relevant importance of all work elements or components that comprise a work center engaged in producing key products, services, or work units.

    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

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

  • Job family (Series)

    0896 Industrial Engineering

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