Civil Engineer Job in ATLANTA, GA

Vacancy No. ASO-ARP-18-A223-58310 Department Federal Aviation Administration
Salary $64,808.00 to $100,456.00 Grade H to H
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 7/12/2018 Close Date 8/1/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 07/12/2018 to 08/01/2018

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    FV H

  • Salary

    $64,808 to $100,456 per year

    Salary Range above includes locality pay of 21.16%.

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to

Clarification from the agency

Also open to former excepted service federal employees eligible under an interchange agreement. Current or former federal employees must have met a one year probationary period or trial period in the competitive or excepted service. Applications will be accepted from preference eligibles and veterans who are honorably discharged from the Armed Forces after completing at least 3 years of continuous active duty service.

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    This position serves as a Civil Engineer for the Office of Airports (ARP), Atlanta District Office (ADO) in the Southern Region, in support of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP).

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    This position serves as a Civil Engineer for the Office of Airports (ARP), Atlanta District Office (ADO) in the Southern Region, in support of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The Atlanta ADO serves as the principal Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) organization responsible for all airport program matters in airport design, construction, maintenance, operations and safety. Reviews, evaluates and makes recommendations on all aspects of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants-in-aid program regarding the Airports Capital Improvement Plan (ACIP) and/or Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) funding eligibility, justification, and conformance with the approved Airport Layout Plan (ALP). Reviews and comments on engineering design drawings, specifications, construction safety, and phasing plans for compliance with established requirements. Attends pre-design, preconstruction and construction meetings. Collaborates with senior engineer or supervisor to ensure development projects meet FAA regulations, standards, and guidance. Reviews data from field inspections, status reports, and project closeout reports. Coordinates findings with senior engineer/supervisor to ensure projects meet technical compliance and alignment with requirements. Visits airports and current and proposed construction sites to observe construction progress and perform construction inspections. Provides results to a senior engineer or supervisor to ensure acceptable levels of safety are provided. Serves as point of contact with internal FAA stakeholders to coordinate assigned AIP development projects. With support of senior engineer or supervisor, contacts local, state, and federal officials in the coordination, evaluation, and approval of federal grants for airports. Collaborates with public airport owners within the context of national airport system by applying technical and programming expertise resulting in the sound investment of federal funds. Reviews professional services contracts, including change orders and supplemental agreements to determine eligibility of work. Prepares and submits final review determinations to senior engineer or supervisor before approval. In collaboration with senior engineer, develops proposed recommendations for Modification of Standards (MOS) for design and construction documents. Participates in runway safety meetings and makes recommendations to management regarding funding allocations for any recommended runway safety projects. Reviews and processes aeronautical studies. Coordinates with other FAA divisions regarding reimbursable agreements and projects that may affect an FAA facility or operation. Resolves routine problems and/or issues in absences of applicable guidelines. Drafts correspondence for review by more experienced engineers including Congressional responses, briefing papers, approval letters, and guidance to sponsors associated with all aspects of airport development. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

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    Promotion Potential


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