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    Engineering Technician (Focal) for assigned FMP Center.

    Serves as full performance level Field Maintenance Program (FMP) Engineering Technician assigned to facility improvement projects such as Engine Generator (E/G) and Power Conditioning Systems (PCS) installs. Incumbent applies broad experience and advanced technical knowledge on multiple, varying and complex assignments in support of the National Airspace System (NAS). Plans, coordinates and performs work with a high degree of independence, keeping manager advised of significant problem areas. Demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of the NAS as an integral system to deal with unusual problems or unanticipated issues. Independently evaluates the functional status of systems and facilities. Reviews electrical schematics, installation designs and specifications, determines construction methods, manages project logistics, ensures compliance with safety procedures, and prepares risk mitigation plans. Work assignments are vital to the success of activities and projects that are critical to the safe and continual operation of the NAS. May be required to coordinate between the Project Engineer and the Contracting Officer or other stakeholders. Participates in Contractor Acceptance Inspections (CAls) and Joint Acceptance Inspections (JAls).

    Incumbent maintains technical competency on legacy systems as well as installs and integrates new systems. Uses
    appropriate technical documentation such as FAA Orders for guidance. Exercise practical judgment and discretion in accomplishing work assignments in a safe manner. Possesses broad knowledge of FAA policies and procedures pertaining to the work environment such as (OSHA) Occupational Safety Health Administration. Works with a high degree of independence, keeping the manager advised of significant problem areas. Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of the NAS as an integrated system in order to deal with unusual problems or unanticipated issues.

    Coordinates activities with stakeholders, provides project status updates, coordinates with State and Federal agencies, airport management, contractors, and utility companies. Provides training, mentoring and guidance to other FAA employees. Travel is 76% or greater and could be at remote locations. Must be able to perform appropriate trades and skills such as working with electrical power systems such as power panel and disconnect switches to plumbing, concrete work, and other construction related duties. This type of work will be in all types of inclement weather from 120 degrees F to 40 below zero, in rain and snow.

    Duty assignments require incumbent to operate for construction tasks and make operational adjustments for compliance to a variety of instruments and construction equipment including but not limited to: wheeled loaders, trac-hoes, forklifts, grade-alls, and trencher. Must maintain a Class A CDL (Commercial Driver's License) with air brake endorsement while serving in the position.

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - The job may require 76% or more travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0802 Engineering Technical

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