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Aerospace Engineer – Washington, District of Columbia
Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
Job ID: 166504Start Date: 11/16/2019End Date: 11/26/2019
Basic Requirements: Successful completion of a full four-year professional engineering curriculum leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in engineering in an accredited college or university. To be acceptable the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the ABET as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics; OR,Alternative Requirements: Combination of education and experience — college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:Professional registration: Current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico;Written Test: Evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination, or the written test required for professional registration, which is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico;Specified academic courses: Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum as described in paragraph A;Related curriculum: – Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field, e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance.Specialized Experience: In addition to the basic requirements, all applicants must demonstrate at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal government. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.For the FV-I level specialized experience is described as experience analyzing aircraft certification services in order to make recommendations for improvements; experience providing aircraft certification advice and guidance to management. For the FV-J level specialized experience is described as experience analyzing aircraft certification services in order to make recommendations for improvements. Experience providing aircraft certification advice and guidance to management. Skill conducting research and analysis of engineering solutions to resolve complex issues that involves input from a variety of organizations. Skill in facilitation and execution of corrective actions identified in OIG/GAO audit findings. Skill in researching, reviewing, processing and finalizing recommendations from outside entities (i.e. National Transportation board, Congressional, and Rulemaking decisions).Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
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