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Incumbent serves as an Aerospace Engineer with responsibility for regulatory oversight and project management of aircraft certification programs and continuing operational safety in structures. Performs multiple, varying, and complex assignments and plans the implementation of projects/programs under limited direction of a manager, project/program manager, or more experience engineer.
Applies experiences 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 other disciplines and considers the objectives of the major subdivision and LOB/SO when developing, integrating, and implementing solutions to diverse, complex problems. Incumbent is responsible for applying safety management principles using advanced engineering knowledge and risk management techniques.
Defines, plans, and organizes assigned resources to accomplish organizational objectives. Allocates resources to accomplish small work-activities within established schedules.
Responsibilities includes review and evaluation of regulatory compliance for aircraft certification projects and initiation of safety determinations for continuing airworthiness. Supports the FAA's transition to an oversight organization and effective utilization of delegated organizations and designees. Oversees Organization Designation Authorizations (ODA) and Designated Engineering Representatives (DERs) for technical and procedural compliance to the regulations.
Established policies/procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allow considerable discretion to select the most appropriate approach or to recommend new approaches. The incumbent may also work with applicants for design approvals related to 14 CFR parts 23, 25, 27 or 29 and other 14 CFR parts of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) as assigned. Engineers with experience in certification or large transport aircraft, small airplanes and/or rotorcraft: static and fatigue/damage tolerance or composite materials: external and internal loads: and flutter/vibration are highly encouraged to apply for consideration of employment.
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 experience engineer.
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.
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.
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