Airway Transportation Systems Specialist (NAV) Job at Federal Aviation Administration, Honolulu, HI

  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Honolulu, HI

Job Description

** Airway Transportation Systems Specialist (NAV)**

**Department of Transportation**

** ATO, WSA Technical Operations, Technical Services, WSA TSOG, AJW-W22F**


1 vacancy in the following location:

+ **Duties**

Serves as an ATSS with the Technical Services Operations Group. Performs a variety of functions directly related to the operation of the NAS. Responsibilities include integration, restoration, testing and evaluation of new advanced services or service components, hardware/software systems and processes. Applies comprehensive technical knowledge to protect the integrity of all components and systems to provide NAS service delivery.

Has broad automated systems and networking responsibilities and is recognized as a principal technical specialist on legacy and newly developed systems within a large facility or multiple facilities over a large geographical area. The work performed at this level requires technical expertise on complex systems and/or emerging technology, systems interrelationships and management of the NAS.

Performs work of broad scope and complexity with a high degree of independence. Provides the highest organizational level of technical support associated with analyzing, designing, developing, installing, repairing, fabricating, maintaining, modifying, or evaluating the most complex systems for which the FAA is responsible.

As a principal specialist/expert for major projects and/or program areas resolves unique technical problems without managerial intervention, providing coordination and suggesting solutions. Plans, coordinates, and performs work with a high degree of independence, keeping the supervisor advised of only the most critical issues.

Can be called upon to assist with repair and/or restore service or systems, providing guidance on the availability of back-up systems, recommending reconfiguration to minimize service interruptions to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the NAS.

Carries out work in accordance with overall plans and objectives of the organization, resolving problems as they arise and making adjustments as necessary to handle unanticipated situations and organizational needs.

This work includes responsibility for evaluating diagnostic data from multiple systems that are integrated to support a network of services or service products. Evaluation of this data is used for correcting deficiencies on Contractor Acceptance Inspection/Joint Acceptance Inspection, and timely resolution of equipment, systems or services with the NAS.

Collaborates with system users, planners, engineers, and contractor personnel for the acceptance of new or modified systems and provide assistance for resolving problems with the installation or improvements.

Develops recommendations for enhancing efficiency of systems by modification and application of existing or emerging technology.

Monitors other employees time as a project or team leader. Identifies requirements (staffing funds, materials, and equipment) to accomplish projects and tracks the use of project resources. Provides training, mentoring, guidance and advice to FAA employees, contractors and other organizations as needed. Supervisor rarely reviews completed work.

Integrates Operational Risk Management (ORM) into all planned activities ensuring that all customers and users of services are included and involved in implementation and planning.

Utilizes appropriate Personal Safety Training and supplied Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when engaged in restoration and maintenance activities. Ensures all involved parties utilize PPE for the task appropriately.

Contacts are both internal and external. Represents the organization as the primary technical point of contact on projects, programs, and other work activities to coordinate and implement plans or to obtain information and resolve problems.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Incumbent must possess a valid driver's license.


** Conditions of Employment**

* Review the Additional Information Section of this vacancy announcement for important information regarding your COVID vaccine status.

* US Citizenship is required.

* Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

* Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)

* Designated or Random Drug Testing required.

* Successful completion of a security investigation will be required

* A valid state driver's license is required

** Qualifications**

To qualify for this position, candidate must show experience at the level of difficulty and responsibility that demonstrates an extensive amount 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 H/Level III) or equivalent, meets the minimum qualifications for this position as long as the experience supports the demonstrated abilities.

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Demonstrated Abilities and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

In addition to the minimum qualifications, the following has been determined to be a **selective factor** for this position. This means possession of this criterion is part of the minimum qualifications and is essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Applicants who do not possess this criterion are ineligible for further consideration.

**Selective Placement Factor: Certified on, and extensive experience with, one or more of the following system(s) and service: Instrument Landing Sys (ILS), (MARK 2020A and MARK 1F includes Capture Effect, Null Reference, Side Band Glide Slope (GS)), Very High Frequency Omnidirectional Range (VOR) (Second Gen 9996 Conventional/Doppler), Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) (Second Gen 9996, Thales 415, ASII 1118, Selex), Tactical Air Navigation (TACAN), Antennas (RTA2, Low Power TACAN (LPTA), Non-Directional Beacon (NDB) (Nautel, Southern Avionics).**

Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.


Education may not be substituted for experience.

Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.

**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.

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.

If selected, you will be required to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

This position is covered by the Department of Transportation's Drug and Alcohol Testing P

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