Supervisory Aerospace Engineer, AST, Quality Assurance

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 14, 2017
Closes
Jun 30, 2017
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

The Safety & Mission Assurance Directorate, Quality and Reliability Division, Quality Engineering Branch (Code 373) is seeking a highly skilled individual to serve as the Supervisory Branch Chief. As the Branch Chief you will provide the overall management and technical direction of Quality Engineering and Engineering Assurance functions.

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As identical vacancies are identified, additional selections may be made.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • This is a drug-testing designated position
  • Selectee must complete a financial disclosure statement
  • Applicants must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • Frequent travel may be required
  • A one year supervisory probationary period may be required.
  • In addition to the Basic Education Requirement, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (14), which has equipped you with the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of the position described above.

    At the GS-15 grade level - Specialized experience is defined as technical authority on aerospace quality assurance related matters, advising top management, staff and supervisors on the issues, principles and techniques of quality control in manufacturing, defect severity, quality assurance, parts assurance, radiation assurance, and materials assurance for flight and ground system hardware elements. Also, experience in leading employees and monitoring activities of support contractors.

    To receive consideration, your resume MUST contain your complete degree information (i.e., type of degree received, year degree received, and major area of study). If you have received a degree in Computer Science, you MUST list all courses you have taken which meet the education requirements as stated in the qualification requirements section as well as the semester hours awarded. You MUST include the descriptive title, course code, and number of semester/quarter hours. (i.e., CMSC-435-Software Engineering, 3 Semester hours) If this information is not provided, your education may not be appropriately evaluated and you may lose consideration for this position. Please note that degrees in engineering technology are not considered to be qualifying for this position. If you are selected for this position, you will have to provide an official copy of your transcripts prior to entering on duty.

    Basic Education Requirement: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major study in Aeronautical Engineering, Aeronautics, Aerospace Engineering, Architecture, Astronautical Engineering, Astronautics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Biomedical Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, Ceramics, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science*, Earth and Planetary Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geology, Geophysics, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics (Pure or Applied), Applied Mechanics, Engineering Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Metallurgy, Meteorology, Nuclear Engineering, Nuclear Engineering Physics, Oceanography, Optical Engineering, Physics, Applied Physics, Engineering Physics, Space Science, Structural Engineering, Welding Engineering or other appropriate physical science or engineering field. Degrees in engineering technology are not considered to be qualifying for this position. *Note: Curriculum must include 30 semester hours of course work in a combination of mathematics, statistics and computer science. Of the 30 semester hours, 15 must be in any combination of statistics and mathematics which includes differential and integral calculus.

    U.S. citizenship is required

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