Airway Transportation System Specialist (Communication Systems Specialist)
75% or less - The job may require up to 75% travel.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
OPM Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions in conjunction with the Individual Occupational Requirements for DOT/FAA Airway Transportation Systems Specialist.
Well qualified applicants at the FV-G pay band will document extensive knowledge and skill in the operation, repair, installation, analysis, maintenance, troubleshooting, modification, and certification on all or some of the following ground-based systems such as:
- Communications: Motorola, ITT or General Dynamics radios, UHF, VHS, Satellite communication systems, Radio Communications Link Repeaters, Low Density Radio Communications Link Repeaters, Small Tower Voice Switches, Enhanced Terminal Voice Switches, Rapid Deployment Voice Switches, Digital Voice Recorder Systems, and Digital Audio Legal Recorder
Qualified applicants at the FV-G pay band must document 1 year of specialized work experience, equivalent to at least the next lower level, that demonstrates an extensive knowledge of basic electricity and electronic theory; aptitude for solving mathematical problems (algebra, trigonometry); knowledge and ability to use tools, materials, and various types of specialized test equipment for the maintenance, troubleshooting and repairing of :
- Communications: Air based microwave link equipment, airborne radio communications (VHF/UHF transmitters/receivers), AM/FM Transmitters, cryptographic equipment, satellite communications or cellular network systems, Central Office/Private Branch Exchange (PBX), Voice Switching Systems with less than 24 positions.
OR TO QUALIFY AT THE FV-G LEVEL BASED ON EDUCATION: Applicants must document one of the following:- 1) Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; OR 2) 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; OR 3) LL.M.; if related. Schools must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. If qualifying based on education, applicants must submit a copy of the transcript which includes the name of the institution, quarter or semester hours earned and/or confer date.
Transcripts must be provided if qualifying based on education.Preview Job Questionnaire Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.
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.
This position is covered by the Department of Transportation's 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.
This is a bargaining unit position.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
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