Senior Aviation Safety Inspector technical Program Management Specialist Featured
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Senior Aviation Safety Inspector technical Program Management Specialist job at US Department of Transportation in Saddle Brook NJ
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DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryThe purpose of this position is to serve as a Senior Aviation Safety Inspector Technical and Program Management Specialist (TPMS) in the Central and New England MIO Branches providing authoritative technical and program management experience to the System Oversight Division MIO Branch MIDO Sections and ACO Branches.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesDue to the Pandemic and individual states with different phases of reopening the selectees report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible up to and including full time until it is safe to relocate.The incumbent applies technical knowledge and experienced judgment to help solve issues by serving as a technical expert on investigations continued operational safety and manufacturing related concerns. Serves as a focal point in planning directing or managing projects as directed by management. Advises personnel evaluating type and airworthiness certification by providing technical regulatory and policy expertise. The incumbent collaborates with internal stakeholders to interpret and implement FAA regulations and policy.The incumbent reviews technical documents for adequacy accuracy content format and completeness. Analyzes and ensures data is accurate and complete and presents information to management and others as necessary. The incumbent exercises a high degree of diplomacy and collaboration while interacting with internal and external stakeholders and possesses the ability to explain advocate and negotiate to achieve a common understanding of issues to support resolution. The position is a focal point and provides technical guidance for inquiries related to manufacturing concerns (i.e. policy information/deviation requests congressional requests and Foreign Civil Air Authority requests).The TPMS may take a lead role or support activities related to: Aviation Safety Hotline Whistleblower and Suspected Unapproved Part investigations and tracking Preparing responses to congressional inquiries Policy reviews and coordination Budget formulation and/or review Designee/Delegated Organization Management Processing Compliance and Enforcement actions Type Certification Representing the Divisions Branches when generating data for the Aviation Safety Staffing Tool and Reporting System (ASTARS) Processing Undue Burden Decision Papers Production approval holder Quality System Audits Aircraft Certification Audit Information System (ACAIS) Quality Management System audits Processing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests Uploading and tracking tasks in the Work Tracking System Oversee System Oversight metrics Process improvements to support standardization or increase efficiency/effectiveness of existing processes Safety Management System effortsContacts are internal and external to the agency. Contacts involve dealings with members of support staff senior management representatives of professional organizations staff members of industry groups representatives of other government agencies and representatives of other civil aviation authorities.Follow established laws orders policies and regulations that provide general guidance for completing work objectives but is allowed considerable discretion to develop new or innovative approaches. The TPMS provides guidance to others on difficult or complex policy interpretations and processes. Provides advice and guidance to senior leaders and managers by making recommendations on complex technical issues. The TPMS performs other duties as assigned.Travel RequiredOccasional 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.Supervisory statusNoPromotion PotentialNA Job family (Series)1825 Aviation SafetySimilar jobs Aircraft Inspectors Inspectors Aircraft RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment US Citizenship is required. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)QualificationsMINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Not more than two separate incidents involving Federal aviation regulations violations in the last 5 years; Valid State drivers license; Fluency in the English language; No chemical dependencies or drug abuse that could interfere with job performance; and High school diploma or equivalent.MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be physically able to perform the duties of the Aviation Safety Inspector position in a safe and efficient manner and must meet all of the following requirements:A. Have a good distant vision in each eye and be able to read printed materials the size of typewritten characters (glasses and contact lenses permitted) without strain;B. Have the ability to hear the conversational voice (hearing aid permitted);C. Not have any physical condition that would cause them to be a hazard to themselves or others or that would interfere with their ability to fly as passengers in a variety of aircraft.APPLICANTS FOR AVIATION SAFETY INSPECTOR (MANUFACTURING) POSITIONS MUST ALSO MEET ONE OF THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:A) Experience in the area of quality systems methods and techniques in the manufacture of products and/or articles that demonstrates the ability to determine whether aircraft and related products meet the approved design criteria or the design criteria on which approval is being sought and is in condition for safe operations; orB) Experience involving either the actual issuance of airworthiness certificates or having responsibility for managing programs leading to the issuance of original airworthiness certificates or original export airworthiness approvals for products and/or articles; orC) Experience involving a combination of paragraph A and paragraph B above. In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications listed above to qualify for this position at the FV-1825-J level you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-I FG/GS-13 in the Federal Service.Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience may include but not limited to: experience in the area of quality systems methods and techniques in the manufacture of products and/or articles that demonstrates the ability to determine whether aircraft and related products meet the approved design criteria or the design criteria on which approval is being sought and is in condition for safe operations (e.g. First article in process and final assembly inspection; Quality assurance provisions of special processes (e.g. heat treating brazing welding carburizing plating CAD-CAM robotics software quality control etc.)); Destructive and non-destructive inspection; manufacturing processes Airworthiness assurance; Developing and implementing quality systems and procedures; Testing procedures; Use of approved design data; Experience involving either the actual issuance of airworthiness certificates or having responsibility for managing programs leading to the issuance of original airworthiness certificates or original export airworthiness approvals for products and/or articles.Applicants MUST include examples of specialized experience in their work history.Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.EducationNo education substitution for qualifications for this position at this FV-J band level.Preview Job QuestionnaireMake sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.
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