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    This position is located in the William J. Hughes Technical Center’s National Airspace System (NAS) Laboratories, Laboratory Services Division, Laboratory Portfolio Management Branch.

    The Laboratory Portfolio Management Branch provides centralized and standardized management services for the FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center’s National Airspace System (NAS) Laboratories. These responsibilities include laboratory space management, laboratory scheduling, laboratory security, and overall laboratory portfolio/program/project management. The incumbent serves as a General Engineer in the Laboratory Portfolio Management Branch.

    Plans and accomplishes highly complex and challenging projects/programs and other work activities under the minimal direction of a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced engineer. May act as a principal technical specialist or as a project/program manager or team leader for large work activities.

    Applies experience and comprehensive knowledge of engineering principles, theories, and concepts applicable to his/her discipline, as well as an understanding of new technologies and methodologies, to solve complex problems and to develop improved technical processes for the organization.

    Performs the role of Laboratory Program Manager for the FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center's National Airspace System (NAS) Laboratories and laboratory infrastructure. Plans, executes, and manages the organization's Facilities and Equipment (F&E) and Research, Engineering, and Development (RE&D) budget line items (BLIs) in accordance with FAA program/project management standards and guidelines. Maintains the appropriate level of FAA/Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) Program/Project Management (P/PM) certification.

    Leads and facilitates inter-office collaboration and the assembly of data required to develop program documentation, including Resource Planning Documents (RPDs), White Sheets, Capital Investment Team (CIT) workbooks and briefings, budget plans, spend plans, Continuing Resolution (CR) requests, 5-Year Capital Investment Program (CIP) performance goals, Budget Narratives (BNs), Annual Modal Research Plans (AMRPs), Project Prioritization, and Executive Quarterly Reports (EQRs). Conducts comprehensive internal reviews of
    documents prior to submission. Participates in Research & Development Executive Board (REB) Meetings.

    Briefs the capital investment plan to senior organizational management officials prior to formal submission for approval and briefs the Capital Investment Team (CIT) on the F&E BLI during the budget formulation process. The briefing includes a program description, program requirements, mission shortfall, program interdependencies, budget request, and out-year spend plans.

    Oversees the design, expansion, and construction of major laboratories and laboratory infrastructure projects including electrical, mechanical, lighting, telecommunications, and HVAC. Oversees civil, structural, architectural, electrical, and mechanical engineering activities.

    Contacts are internal and external. Often represents FAA as a senior technical point of contact on projects, programs and other work activities. Communicates results to all levels internally (within an LOB/SO or across LOB's/SO's) and externally.

    Broad policies and objectives provide general guidance for addressing issues, but allow considerable discretion to develop new and innovative approaches. Draws on experience to solve unusual problems and may create new solutions and policy interpretations as the situation requires. Provides policy guidance and instruction to others, both internally and externally.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

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