The incumbent researches, compiles, and maintains data for all equipment applicable to assigned NAS systems. Based on analysis data, incumbent recommends specific course of remedial action relative to usage, repair, acquisition, supply and disposal. Manages unique, complex or obsolete items applicable to Radar equipment, which require technical decisions to determine and initiate appropriate supply support actions, including acquisition, repair, disposal, and response to customer needs. Establishes and maintains an awareness of critical items used in the NAS systems for which technical support responsibility is assigned. Utilizes this knowledge, including general stock position and location, to satisfy emergency requirements outside of normal duty hours. Assures responses to requests for technical documentation required by supply management personnel are provided in a timely manner consistent with published standards, procedures, and program/organization goals and objectives.
Monitors requests forwarded to other organizations for completion and follows up on suspense dates that are not met. This includes requests for technical data records, drawings and specifications, item substitution, alternate part numbers and supply sources, excess, survey recommendations, unit price verifications, etc. Participates in the development of equipment identification and quantitative requirements for support of all new or modified equipment/systems within the NAS systems assigned to the incumbent for technical support. This includes participation in provisioning, retro provisioning, or leapfrog activities. Provides technical advice and assistance to field activities, supply management personnel, and others engaged in the logistics support of assigned NAS systems.
Attends conferences and meetings with various organizational elements to render technical opinions and recommendations for improvement of design, configuration, and service life of equipment/systems. Maintains extensive liaison with commercial and military activities concerning equipment availability through general schedule (GS) contracts and/or interagency support agreements. Performs technical analysis of equipment/system support requirements and provides commends/recommendations to support plans. Budget proposals, equipment modification or replacement efforts, provisioning activities and special projects.
Accomplishes comprehensive studies of programs related to inventory management functions for assigned NAS systems and recommends actions to prevent adverse impacts on system operation and support capability. Performs a mixture of routine and multiple and varying assignments under the limited direction of a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced technical specialist. Acts as an individual contributor and/or member of a team. May perform some leadership functions for small projects/programs/teams.
Applies experience and detailed technical knowledge applicable to his/her discipline to plan and accomplish assignments. Typical assignments may include: limited system development; collecting, recording and analyzing data/information; identifying problems; performing investigation and inspection activities; part establishment, locating vendors, data processing loads (LCSS), Gathering Quotes, finance data, purchasing parts, and initiating compliance and enforcement actions.
Demonstrates some independence in planning time and using assigned resources to accomplish assignments and small projects. Contacts are primarily internal to the organizational unit, major subdivision, and LOB/SO, with some contact with customers and external organizations. Contacts are typically intended to share information, provide data and/or written analyses, or to discuss the status of assignments. In some technical areas, may have regular contact with customers and/or external organizations.
Conditions of Employment
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- US Citizenship is required.
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
- Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
- A one-year probationary period may be required.
- Successful completion of a security investigation will be required.
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Reference OPM Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN
TO QUALIFY AT THE FV-H (FG/GS 10-12) LEVEL, you must demonstrate in your application you possess at least one year of Specialized Experience equivalent to the next lower level, FV-G (FG/GS 5-9). Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE may include but not limited to: Ability to research, compile, and maintain data for all equipment applicable to assigned NAS systems (VOR, TACAN, DME, ILS, GS, PAPI, MALSR, etc); manage unique, complex or obsolete items applicable to assigned NAS systems; provide technical advice and assistance to field activities; perform technical analysis of equipment/system support requirements and provide comments/recommendations to support plans, budge proposals, and accomplish comprehensive studies of programs related to inventory management functions for assigned NAS systems.
EDUCATION SUBSTITUTION Possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
COMBINATION OF EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE Possess a combination of specialized experience and education as described above that equates to one year of experience. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1600/equipment-services-series-1670/
In addition to the above qualifications, the following has been determined to be a Quality Ranking Factor. This means applicants who possess this factor are considered to be Well-Qualified.
QUALITY RANKING FACTOR (QRF): A well-qualified candidate will possess all of the following:
- Extensive experience in parts identification and/or cannibalization of NAS Surveillance Radar Systems: Terminal, Enroute, Beacon and Weather including (ASR-8/9/11, WSP, ARSR 1/2/3/4/FPS, TDWR, ATCBI-5/6, MODE- S, MTI).
- Experience reading and interpreting schematic drawing/diagrams on FAA Terminal, Enroute, and Weather Surveillance Radar systems, (ASR-7/8/9111, ARSR 1/213/4/FPS, TDWR, ATCBI-4/5/6, MODE-S )surveillance systems.
- Experience providing parts research in support of FAA field non cataloged requisitions for FAA Terminal, Enroute, and Weather Surveillance Radar systems, (ASR-7/8/9/11, ARSR 1/213/4/FPS, TDWR, ATCBI-4/5/6, MODE-S).
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