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    The Lead Engineer (LE) is responsible for the implementation of highly complex and challenging projects
    comprised of multiple sub-projects and/or large national programs which requires application of in-depth
    engineering knowledge and independent judgement and the ability to coordinate difficult and/or critical activities.

    Incumbent 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. Assignments typically involves engineer to have knowledge of NAS Facilities, Facilities and Equipment Programs, and FAA organizations.

    Represents assigned Center on matter requiring technical interpretation and guidance, as the senior technical
    point of contact. He/she serves as the senior engineering for assigned projects/programs to all stakeholders
    including management, other employees and external parties. Plans, coordinates and reviews engineering work
    of the installation activities. Prioritizes and outlines work. Provides advice to solve technical problems.
    Reviews work of other engineers for technical accuracy and adequacy. Assists Center personnel with resolving
    all, but unique, engineering problems and may create new solutions and policy interpretations, as the situation
    requires. Provides constructive feedback and persuasion on project/program matters using effective
    interpersonal skills and abilities. He/she organizes, coordinates and mentors the efforts of project engineers
    supporting the program.

    Leads the development of standardized implementation plans, processes templates, and activities within
    assigned Engineering Center and/or program area. Works as a team with other Leads to deliver a consistent and
    efficient implementation produce across each Service Area. Serves as the focal for gathering and integrating
    feedback into downstream sites and coordinating feedback with other Leads in the Service Area. Maintains
    consistency with applicable standards, procedures, and implementation methodologies.

    Ensures project/program schedules are compatible with organizational objectives, support project/program
    needs; and can be accomplished within available resources and funding. Oversees and monitors project
    interdependencies by assessing the impacts to project/programs due to new requirements, technologies, budget
    constraints, or changes.

    Plans, coordinates, identifies resources, schedules, and tracks large-scale and/or multi-site engineering
    projects through completion. Prepares cost estimates and risk management reports for work at the assigned area
    of responsibility. The work is reviewed rarely, typically though status reports and at project completion, to ensure
    technical compliance and alignment with the requirements of the project or other work activity.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - The job may require up to 50% travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

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