Aviation Safety Inspector - Assistant Principal Avionics Inspector, Air Carrier

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Posted
Jun 05, 2021
Closes
Jun 12, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Assistant Principal Avionics Inspector, Air Carrier

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Responsibilities

The Assistant Principal Avionics Inspector, Air Carrier, serves as a full assistant to a Principal Avionics Inspector, Air Carrier, performing the full range of certification, surveillance and inspection duties for assigned air carriers, air operators, air agencies, airmen, and designees. Has program responsibility to assure that assigned organizations meet Federal Aviation Regulations with respect to maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alteration programs. Assists in the establishment of work programs for inspection and surveillance.

Travel Required

25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
NA

Requirements

Conditions 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)


Qualifications

Applicants must meet the minimum eligibility requirements for an Aviation Safety Inspector in the 1825 series as outlined in the OPM qualification standards. The minimum eligibility requirements for this position are below or may be found on the following link: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1800/aviation-safety-series-1825/

General Requirements for All Positions:

1. Not more than two separate incidents involving Federal Aviation Regulations violations in the last 5 years;

2. Valid State driver's license;

3. Fluency in the English language;

4. No chemical dependencies or drug abuse that could interfere with job performance; and

5. High school diploma or equivalent.

Aviation Safety Series, 1825

Aviation Safety Inspector positions have job-related medical requirements. When applicable, applicants must meet job-related medical requirements which will be assessed and validated during the pre-employment process.

These medical requirements include:

Aviation Safety Inspector

Medical Requirements: Applicants must be physically able to perform the duties of the Aviation Safety Inspector position in a safe and efficient manner, with or without a reasonable accommodation. The minimum medical requirements include the following requirements:
  • Have good distant vision in each eye and be able to read, without strain, printed materials the size of typewritten characters (glasses and contact lenses permitted);
  • Have the ability to hear the conversational voice (hearing aid permitted); and
  • Not have any physical condition that would cause them to be a hazard to themselves or others that would interfere with their ability to fly as passengers in a variety of aircraft.

  • Applicants for Aviation Safety Inspector, Air Carrier Avionics positions must meet all of the following requirements.

    1. Aircraft avionics experience involving the maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of installed avionics systems on aircraft.

    2. Avionics maintenance experience on aircraft of more than 12,500 pounds maximum certificated takeoff weight.

    (Recency of specialized experience is waived for current FAA employees in the 1825 series, if applicable.)

    AND

    In addition to meeting the minimum requirements, applicants for the FG-13 level must have one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression (FG-12), as an Aviation Safety Inspector, Air Carrier Avionics 1825.

    Examples of Specialized Experience include:

    * Monitoring activities of organizations to determine whether they are following authorized programs and evaluating proposals to change programs.

    * Planning and conducting inspections and surveillance of assigned areas of air carriers to assure compliance with Federal aviation regulations.

    * Responsibility for the conduct of enforcement investigations and preparation of final reports and recommendations on disposition.

    * Deciding whether facilities, equipment, materials, personnel, inspection methods and maintenance practices and techniques are satisfactory to assure airworthiness of aircraft; and approving manuals or requiring amendment thereto.

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

    To assist in determining qualification requirements, applicants transferring between specialties at the same grade level are strongly encouraged to complete the appropriate Qualifications Assessment Tool (QAT) check sheet and upload it along with their resume. Check sheets are contained in Order 3410.26, Flight Standards Service Air Carrier and General Aviation Qualifications Assessment Tool for AFS Aviation Safety Inspectors. This order is located at: https://www.faa.gov/documentLibrary/media/Order/3410.26.pdf .

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    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. www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/financial_disclosure_requirements

    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.

    In-grade and Downgrade applications will be accepted.

    All or none of the candidates may be interviewed.

    As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements.

    As an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

    In your work history on your resume, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability.

    This is a bargaining unit position.

    Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

    Drug test required
    No

    Required Documents

    All applicants must provide a copy of their most current SF 50 per below.

    If you are an FAA employee, you MUST provide a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) containing information in Blocks 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, and 24 so it can be used to verify your position title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record by the closing date of the announcement. You may fax your SF-50 or upload it into the on-line application. If faxing the SF-50, please ensure you include the vacancy announcement number on the faxed copy.

    If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system https://eopf.opm.gov/dot/ .

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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