Electrical Engineer IV
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The Electrical Engineer IV provides engineering support for the Federal Aviation Association's (FAA) National Airspace System (NAS). This position is responsible for maintenance and operation procedures of systems and equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Works closely with the Technical Director and technical team to identify and complete tasks in support of designated feasibility studies. Work spans from the proposed system modification through the prototype development, testing and documentation. Provides support to ensure assigned NAS systems comply with agency Information Security Standards (ISS) and policies within the scheduled timeframe.
Prepares technical documentation for operational programs and technical studies. Ensures documentation describes functionality, maintenance requirements and maintenance techniques. Compiles and conducts analyses of related performance and engineering data.
Conducts trend analyses on the reliability of equipment and services.
Troubleshoots failures in equipment.
Responsible for fabrication, testing, installation, and design correction if needed of FAA-approved modification kits.
Provides Quality Assurance support by performing and executing quality assurance policies and procedures.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to any training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and Human Resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.
Bachelor's degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering from a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum. Must have 9 years' experience in providing electronics engineering services.
A degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field such as physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology may be substituted in lieu of the engineering degree, depending on other qualifications, and length and type of specialized experience.
Specialized advanced degrees appropriate to the field of technology may be substituted for a limited portion of the experience requirements. Specialized engineering experience on NAS systems and equipment is highly desirable. Experience in analyzing and testing electronic system performance, and in producing engineering prototypes, studies, and technical documents is required.
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JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Knowledgeable in professional engineering principles, practices and procedures
Operational knowledge of computer hardware, systems software and computer systems architecture / integration with ability to conduct reviews, audits and testing
Knowledge of electrical / electronic principles related to computer and server systems
Skilled in applying engineering concepts and principles to identify, analyze and solve problems
Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions to problems
Effective verbal and written communication skills with ability to organize, document, present and explain information
Ability to escalate issues in a timely manner
Ability to apply logic and reasoning to goals and assumptions
Ability to coordinate efforts with others for the timely completion of projects and deliverables
Ability to work well both individually and in a team environment
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
Requires the ability to pass an FAA background investigation to work in a position of Public Trust
Must be U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder due to government or federal requirement
CISSP certification or equivalent desired.
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations such as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professiona1journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.