$58,830.00 to $91,192.00
Open & closing dates
Pay scale & grade
$58,830 to $91,192 per year
Salary includes locality payment of 32.13%.
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.
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).
Business Component: Federal Aviation Administration, Air Traffic Organization, Eastern Technical Operations, LaGuardia Environmental System Support Center, Flushing, New York
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Serves as a Engineering Technician assigned to a field organization responsible for infrastructure sustainment activities throughout the Service Area. Engineering Technicians (ET's) 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 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.
The ET may be required to travel within the NY District commuting area.
50% or less - The job may require up to 50% travel.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
Job family (Series)
0802 Engineering Technical
Conditions of Employment
US Citizenship is required.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
Valid state driver's license preferred.
See Required Documents section for more information.
To qualify for this position, you MUST demonstrate in your application that you posses at least one year (52-weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower level (FV-F/FG-GS-9 and below) in the Federal Service.
Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience may include, but is not limited to, the knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering Technician (ET) work, i.e., using a variety of trade skills such as electrical, carpentry, painting, concrete, plumbing, welding and drywall; interpreting diagrams, specifications, manuals, and supply/cost estimates.
Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history. Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the KSA listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.
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. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA. In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA, in your work history, 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. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.
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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.
Interviews: Some, all or none of the applicants may be interviewed.
Requirement for Security Clearance: Selection and placement are contingent upon waiver or completion of satisfactory security requirement.
Conditions of Employment: 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 a pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a testing designated position (TDP) will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.
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.
This is a bargaining unit position.
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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
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Drug test required
If selected, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
If you are a current or former federal employee, you MUST submit a copy of your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) 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. The SF-50 must be received by the closing date of this announcement in order to receive consideration. You may fax your SF-50 or upload into the on-line application. If faxing the SF-50, please ensure you include the vacancy announcement number on the faxed copy.
Only supplemental documentation, e.g. transcripts or veteran's documentation will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents must be uploaded AND attached to your application before the closing date of this announcement.
All submitted documents should reference the announcement number.
All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.
If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.
Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.
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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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
How to Apply
You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of Received by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of Received each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.
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We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume builder in the creation of resumes.
Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
Employer's name and address
Supervisor name and phone number
Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)
Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible.
You may upload completed documents to your USAJOBS Account. This will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide, Document Upload Guide
, for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications.
: Declaration for Federal Employment
: Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference
Federal Aviation Administration
Eastern Human Resource Management Division
159-30 Rockaway Boulevard
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AVIATOR compares your skills and experience as described in your application with the requirements of the position.
If you are found to be an eligible, highly-qualified candidate, you will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration.
(In some cases, individuals with priority for special consideration must be considered and selected before other candidates.)
Whether or not you are contacted for an interview depends upon the location of the position and the judgment of the selecting official.
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If you change your application and do not resubmit it, your changes will not be considered part of your application package, and your previous application will be considered.
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