The selected candidate must have the following:|
Ability to travel up to 50%.
Previous experience with power cable and electrical line distribution (ELD) implementation experience (mostly underground systems, some overhead systems.
Experience with power equipment such as batteries and generators.
Candidate must have a working knowledge of electrical distribution design, installation, and equipment. Equipment includes: medium voltage and low voltage transformers, switchgear, protective devices, temporary and permanent engine generators, power cable, acceptance testing methods and equipment, lightning grounding and surge arrester technology, cable duct systems, vaults/manholes/hand holes, splices, and assorted other accessories and equipment.
Experience working with entities outside the FAA such as; power utility companies, airport authorities, electrical contractors, et cetera.
Ability to travel required (up to approximately 20 trips per year nationally and occasionally outside the U.S).
Strong interpersonal skills to achieve synergy among the various participants. Desired skills The selected candidate should be able to review drawings and provide feedback on changes and corrections, perform site surveys with the FAA Engineering Services (ES) and local System Support Centers (SSC) personnel to develop a design and statement of work for any needed upgrades to the ELD/Power Cable systems at selected Airports and FAA facilities, ability to provide input and recommendations to FAA ES on basic design efforts and drawings in order to improve the identified ELD needs at selected airports and FAA facilities, ability to review contractor cost proposals for accuracy and cost verification, then provide comments and recommended corrections to the FAA, ability to provide recommendations to the FAA for approval and disapproval on aspects of the statement of work to ensure they are in accordance with Electrical Power Policies and are within CIP appropriations, advise Power Services Group (FAA HQ) of completion percentage status of planned projects, as well as providing other statistical data as requested, assistin communicating with outside entities (airport authorities, power utility companies, railway and highway authorities, and city/county/state authorities) and their impacts on ELD designs and installations, assist with communications between FAA contractors and FAA personnel, monitor the construction progress of ELD installations and provide feedback to the FAA, assist with CAI inspections upon completion of ELD installation projects, monitor progress of JAI exception items, review Corporate Work Plan (CWP) for accuracy in reference to the Power Cable/ELD Program and advise FAA on issues, review Project Scope Agreements (PjSA) for accuracy in reference to the Power Cable/ELD Program and advise FAA on issues all desired. Specific Job Description Plese note: This is a virtual position and can be based anywhere in the U.S.
The selected individual will be responisble for leading a team on awarded projects for electrical equipment and installation. The candidate will be responsible for the use of modern project management tools and techniques related to the engineering, procurement, construction, and acceptance of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) medium and low voltage electrical line distribution projects. These projects reside at multiple sites around the country and occasionally outside the Continental United States (CONUS). The primary focus of the projects is the renewal and upgrade of deteriorated FAA exterior underground power cable systems. The Project Engineer will use his/her knowledge of government, industrial, and utility power distribution equipment, power system engineering, contractor management, FAA and industry standards, and construction safety to deliver projects with a high degree of professionalism and safety. The Project Engineer will coordinate project selection, scope development, design reviews, planning, execution, and management of FAA and/or contractor personnel and resources, as well as working with FAA designers and engineers, utility companies, airport authorities, government personnel, and any other stakeholder involved. Selcted candidate will create quality objectives that are within budjet. Candidate will monitor these objectives through to successful completion in accordance with FAA planning goals. Standard Job Description Coordinates planning, organization, control, integration and completion of engineering projects within area of assigned responsibility. Plans and formulates engineering program; reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications. Evaluates and approves design changes, specification and drawing releases. Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems. Security Clearance Public Trust Typical Minimums Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 9 years of professional experience; or 7 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered an emerging authority. LMCareers Business Unit ESS0997 IS&GS-CIVIL (S8200) Business Area Info Systems & Global Sol Program NISC III Department 6045024:NISC III_OS Job Class Miscellaneous Engineering Job Category Experienced Professional City Washington State District of Columbia Virtual Yes Relocation Available No Work Schedule STANDARD-Mon-Fri/8 hours a day Req Type Task Order/IDIQ Direct/Indirect Direct Shift First
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