Engineering Technician – Federal Aviation Administration (Federal Jobs)


  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 04/24/2019 to 05/03/2019

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    FV G

  • Salary

    $57,910 to $89,767 per year

    Salary includes 28.27% Locality Pay Rate

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule


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  • Duties



    The incumbent will be responsible for independently performing maintenance and repair on buildings and grounds that house equipment to maintain the National Airspace System (NAS).


    Serves as an Engineering Technician (ET) assigned to a field organization responsible for infrastructure sustainment activities throughout the Service Area/NEO. ETs contribute to the organization in the support role for Systems Support Centers. Work is completed using various general and specialized trade skills, including but not limited to: electrical, carpentry, painting, concrete, plumbing, welding, and drywall. The ET has responsibility for developing supply estimates for various projects, gathering technical data, evaluating/formulating safety procedures, determining manpower, and material and fiscal requirements for assigned projects. The ET may assist a project coordinator in planning, cost estimating, designing, developing, and completing local projects. In addition, the ET must be capable of learning airport layouts and have the ability to navigate safely throughout Airport Operations Areas. ETs possess a working knowledge of laws, policies, and procedures pertaining to the construction work environment, i.e., Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), facility, system, and equipment security, Environmental compliance Assessment Protocol (ECAP), and National Electrical Code (NEC). Applies electrical, mechanical, and structural knowledge to perform duties as assigned, and is required to periodically interpret construction and building blue prints. The ET applies experience and detailed technical construction knowledge in order to plan and complete assignments in support of National Airspace System (NAS). Project contacts include, but are not limited to: District Office(s), other FAA organizations, local airport authority, and contractors. Contacts are made to share information, provide data, furnish technical guidance, and discuss the status of the assignment. These contacts are internal and external, but are not limited to the scope of the employee’s work. Maintenance of the structure surrounding a facility, such as the landscaping, fence, and gates can also fall within the duties of an ET.

    Working Conditions: You must be able to perform efficiently the essential functions of the position without hazard to yourself or others. Work assignments can be physical and strenuous in nature. You may also be required to lift and/or carry objects up to 30 pounds, as well as climb ladders, walking up several flights of stairs, working on elevated surfaces and/or work in unusual or uncomfortable body positions or environmental conditions. Some positions involve work that must be performed outdoors during various weather conditions. There is a potential for shift work, i.e., nights, weekends and rotating shifts. You may be required to travel up to 50% of the time.

    Travel Required

    50% or less – The job may require up to 50% travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0802 Engineering Technical

  • Requirements


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