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Ketchikan SSC in Sitka, Alaska is seeking qualified applicants to fill an Airway Transportation Systems Specialist, FV-2101-H, with a $27K fixed rate (PCS) relocation payment.Learn more about this agency Responsibilities
Incumbent performs multiple, varying, and complex assignments associated with the NAS, and is able to deal with unusual problems or unanticipated air traffic safety issues. Maintains technical competency on legacy systems, and obtains the skills to install, integrate, maintain, and restore technologically advanced systems with minimal supervision. Independently plans, evaluates, coordinates, and performs work with a high degree of independence, keeping the supervisor advised of significant problem areas. Technician serves as the key technical point of contact for assigned systems, programs or projects. As such may collaborate with system users, planners, engineers, and contractor personnel for the acceptance and/or improvements. Applies experience and detailed technical knowledge in planning, managing, and completing assignments in support of the NAS. Specialist is capable of resolving problems as they arise and make adjustments as necessary to deal with systems outages and performance deterioration. Initiates actions to install, repair or restore systems and services on the availability of back up systems reconfiguration to minimize service interruptions and insure the safe and efficient operation of the NAS.Travel Required
75% or less - The job may require up to 75% travel.Supervisory status
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Amendment Date: 09/13/2019
Amendment Note: This announcement has been extended. Read more Agency contact information Joann Hamilton Phone
7-AAL-W100-AK-VACANCYINQUIRY@FAA.GOVAddress Federal Aviation Administration
AAL Regional HR Services Division
222 West 7th Ave #14
Anchorage, AK 99513
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