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    Summary

    The ATSS at this level is recognized as the subject matter expert in their field. All duties of an ATSS are tied to maintaining safe and efficient operating capacity of the vast and complex network of electronics systems required for the world's largest air traffic control and navigation system. ATSS personnel install, evaluate, maintain, modify and certify facilities, services and equipment that support the National Airspace System (NAS).

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    Responsibilities

    Serves as an ATSS (SSC Coordinator), responsible for performing a variety of functions directly related to the operation of the NAS.

    Performs work of broad scope and complexity with a high degree of independence. Incumbent provides the highest organizational level of technical support associated with analyzing, designing, developing, installing, repairing, fabricating, maintaining, modifying, or evaluating the most complex system for which the FAA is responsible.

    Incumbent is recognized as the technical expert of legacy and newly developed systems within a large facility or multiple facilities over a large geographical area. Work requires maintaining technical expertise on complex systems and/or emerging technology, systems interrelationships and management of the NAS.

    Responsibilities include the integration, restoration, testing and evaluation of new advanced service or service components, hardware/software systems and processes. Performs a variety of functions directly relating to the operation of the NAS. Focus is on availability and reliability of the services and products provided to the users of the NAS. Serves as the principal technical specialist, a project manager, on the major projects and/or program areas, resolving unique technical problems without managerial intervention, providing coordination and suggesting solutions.

    Works within established policies and procedures to select the most effective and efficient approach or to develop new solutions. Carries out work in accordance with overall plans and objectives of the organization, resolving problems as they arise and making adjustments as necessary to deal with unanticipated situations and organizational needs. This work includes responsibility for evaluating diagnostic data from multiple systems that are integrated to support a network of services or service products. Can be called upon to assist with repair and/or restore service or systems, providing guidance on the availability of backup systems, and to upward report the status of critical events.

    Evaluation of this data is used for correcting deficiencies on Contractor Acceptance Inspection (CAI) or Joint Acceptance Inspection (JAI), FPIP, FSEP, Redline Drawings, Peabody and DMT reports dealing with LCMs. LADs, LEMs and resolving event based certification issues necessary for the timely restoration of equipment, systems/services with the NAS. Monitor other employees as a project or team leader.

    Responsible for all aspects of SSC projects from initial planning, drawing and specification review, implementation, Joint Acceptance Inspection, and disposition of assets. Acts as SSC point of contact for all projects completed locally or by outside contractors.

    Position may be the second level support for the NAS system, District, or Service Area providing broad program expertise. Contacts are bother internal and external to the FAA. Represents the organization as the primary technical point of contact on projects, programs, and other work activities to coordinate and implement plans or to obtain information and resolve problems. Contacts are to provide technical guidance and direction for multiple systems, advice for interpretations of orders, certification examiner, or serves as the Contractor's Office Technical Representative (COTR) and/or Technical Office Representative (TOR) on major projects or programs. Meets and consults with representatives of external organizations such as DOD, airport management, contractors, utility companies, and foreign governments to resolve problems of mutual concern and to elicit cooperation and action favorable to FAA needs.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Incumber must possess a valid driver's license.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

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