Airway Transportation Systems Specialist Hot
- Mather, California
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Airway Transportation Systems Specialist job at Federal Aviation Administration in Mather CA
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Summary The Airway Transportation System Specialist (ATSS) at this level is recognized as the principal 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 worlds 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). Responsibilities As an ATSS (SOC NOM) the incumbent is recognized as the principal technical expert for development of workable solutions for any unanticipated situations adversely affecting operationally critical systems of the NAS. Serves as senior project manager or team leader for large challenging and complex work activities. Represents the FAA as a senior technical authority for major agency activities emerging technologies and customer concerns. Responsible for establishing and managing program goals and objectives and formulating project plans; develops interprets recommends changes and has broad discretion to ensure compliance with organizational objectives and policies; identifies procures distributes and tracks resources needed to accomplish large work activities. Works with customers at high internal and external organization levels to the FAA to resolve complex issues to ensure the integrity of the NAS. Coordinates with multiple air traffic entities to shut down and restore facilities systems and services to prevent activities from disrupting air traffic operations. Quickly resolves restoration problems with minimal impact to the NAS. Performs work providing agency-wide leadership for highly complex and challenging technical activities. This may be accomplished using innovative concepts and approaches for problems that have resisted earlier efforts at resolution. Maintains authority to commit the necessary resources to accomplish the agencys mission. Develops innovative approaches to attain organizational objectives and optimize the use of resources. Works independently monitors and evaluates trend data on a nationwide basis to develop workable solutions to sustaining the NAS. Keeps abreast of changes in technology and the new systems coming on-line. Provides recommendations to senior level managers for enhancement of systems and air traffic operations. Formulates Standard Operation Procedures (SOP) for local use dealing with Emergency and Safety situation at assigned facilities. Incumbent has the authoritative responsibility for timely upward reporting of NAS information that could have an impact to operations for purposed of Situation Awareness (i.e. NOTAM SAL Paging function). Understands the current state and dynamics of local operations and being able to anticipate future changes and developments. Integrates Operational Risk Management (ORM) into restoration schedule maintenance activities and all planned projects ensuring that all customers and users of services are included and involved in ORM implementation and planning. Incumbent is managements representative during non-administrative hours. Formulates and recommends organizational positions on major agency activities to senior managers. Technical decisions are considered authoritative in his/her area of expertise. Is considered a technical expert within the FAA for an assigned system or specialty area. Work directly supports the objectives of the agency and the safe and continual operation of the NAS. Contacts are both internal and external. Formulates and recommends organizational position on major agency activities to senior managers. Represents the FAA as a senior technical authority for major projects and programs. Works independently. Has broad discretion to ensure alignment with organizational objectives and policies. Develops innovative approaches to attain organizational objectives and optimize the use of resources. Identifies and justifies the resources needed to accomplish large work activities. Provides expert guidance and instruction to address diverse complex issues that often cross multiple projects programs or functional areas. Develops plans techniques and policies to address current or anticipated problems and issues. Work is typically reviewed for success in achieving desired results. Performs other duties as assigned. Incumbent must possess a valid drivers license. Requirements Conditions of Employment We are not accepting applications from noncitizens. Qualifications Candidates must show experience at the level of difficulty and responsibility appropriate to the position. Candidates must have experience that demonstrates the extensive knowledge of and experience in technology system interrelationships and management of civilian or military automated aviation navigation and electronics systems. Generally experience at the next lower level (Pay Band I/Level IV or equivalent) meets the minimum qualifications for this position as long as the experience supports the Demonstrated Abilities. In addition to your resume in the space provided under each Demonstrated Ability you MUST provide a NARRATIVE justification on how you meet this ability. The justification should be clear and concise providing a description of your education training and experience that would describe the degree to which you possess each Demonstrated Ability listed below. Eligible candidates may be ranked based on demonstrated abilities. For assistance in responding to each of the Demonstrated Abilities "things to consider"/instructions have been provided for each of the demonstrated abilities at: Education Education may not be substituted for experience. Additional Information We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions. Position may be subject to a background investigation. A one-year probationary period may be required. The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies. www.faa.gov/jobs/workinghere/financialdisclosurerequirements The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity transparency accountability collaboration and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department the traveling public and our nation. As such DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations please consider joining the DOT family. This position is covered by the Department of Transportations Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be subject to pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a "testing designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing. Narratives for Demonstrated Abilities are Mandatory. Failure to submit demonstrated abilities statements will prevent you from receiving further consideration. Answer all questions to the best of your ability. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you possess this type of experience at a later stage in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews or any other information obtained during the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification. Supervisor Endorsement: A supervisory statement endorsing the applicant for this announcement is required by the closing date of this announcement. The endorsement must include the announcement number. Please upload your document(s) with your application by the closing date of the announcement. A Supervisors Endorsement can be a memorandum or regionally generated form and must include the announcement number. Candidates who are not endorsed by their supervisor will not be considered. Supervisory endorsement is not required for in grade or downgrade candidates. Security Requirements: Moderate (5): This position requires completion and favorable adjudication of a Tier 2 (T2) background investigation prior to appointment unless a waiver is obtained and approved. This is a bargaining unit position. This position is represented by PASS: Regional Tech Ops and AEA. Links to Important Information: Locality Pay COLA
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