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Engineer Project Manager, AST

Armstrong Flight Research Center Edwards, CA
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Engineer Project Manager, AST

##### National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Armstrong Flight Research Center


- ##### Open & closing dates

07/11/2019 to 07/22/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 14

- ##### Salary

$119,139 to $154,885 per year

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Edwards AFB, CA 1 vacancy

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed


##### Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

- Duties

### Summary

The Aerostructures Branch at Armstrong Flight Research Center is
currently seeking interested applicants for the position of an
Engineer Project Manager. The Engineer Project Manager will serve as
the Asset and Project Manager for the Flight Loads Laboratory (FLL)
which includes Facility Management. Duties involve project
management of structural test projects, sub-projects, or tasks that
are moderate in scope and complexity and/or have moderate risk.

Learn more about this agency

### Responsibilities

- The position manages significant elements or phases of
moderately complex projects that support major NASA functions,
programs, or projects.
- Applies project management techniques to manage diverse
activities, which require integration directed toward meeting
project objectives.
- Project activity phases include advocacy, project formulation,
execution, reporting, and closeout.
- Coordinates with other NASA Centers, partnering with other
Federal Agencies and supporting organizations to assure
research/testing supporting the project is performed in a timely
manner that the test activity provides data required by the
- Serves as an expert consultant on broad projects and programs
with agency impact.
- Directs and manages budget and resource planning activities for
projects with an agency or cross-agency scope and impact.

### Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other
work-related duties

##### Supervisory status


##### Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

0801 General Engineering

- Requirements

### Conditions of Employment

- Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by
appointment date.
- Selectee must complete a financial disclosure statement.

### Qualifications

Applicants must have at least one year (52 weeks) time in grade at
the GS-13 grade level to be eligible for GS-14 consideration.

Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to
the next lower grade (GS-13), which has equipped the applicant with
the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the
duties of the position described above.

**Qualification Requirements for the GS-14:**

Applicant must have one year of professional, directly related
specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal
service in leading engineering (mechanical, aerospace or
electrical/electronic) teams AND experience in overseeing project
research and testing activities.

### Education

**In order to qualify for this position you must meet Basic
Education Requirement**

Basic Education Requirement: A bachelor's degree from an accredited
college or university with major study in engineering, physical
science, mathematics, life sciences, computer science, or other
field of science. Degrees in engineering technology are not
considered to be qualifying for this position.

Degrees in engineering technology are not considered to be
qualifying for this position.

The accreditation, type of degree, and course work taken will
determine if the basic education requirements are met.

The degree must have been received in the year of, or any year
subsequent to the original date of accreditation. To find out if a
school has an ABET accreditation, go to
ABET accredited schools

Applicants must list their majors on their resume.

ABET or Foreign accreditation requirement applies to foreign
education. Applicants who have completed part or all of their
education outside the U.S. must have their foreign education
evaluated by an accredited organization to ensure that the foreign
education is comparable to the education received in accredited
educational institutions in the U.S. If selected, a written
evaluation translated in English of any foreign education must be
completed and provided to the Human Resources official making the
offer. Please indicate in your resume that you have had your foreign
education formally evaluated by the closing date of the

Applicants must complete the following fields in USAJOBS Resume
Builder, Step 2. Education section in order for education
qualifications to be considered for this position:

-College/University Name
-Degree/Level Attained
-Completion date

### Additional information

Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the
Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) must be well
qualified for the position to receive consideration for special
priority selection. See 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for definition
of well qualified. Federal employees seeking CTAP consideration must
indicate their eligibility when applying for a position. The NASA
Supplemental Information asks you to identify your CTAP eligibility.
If you are selected for the position, you must be prepared to submit
proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP. This includes a copy
of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating
and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade
level, and duty location.

Qualified NASA term employees who have term conversion eligibility
under the NASA Flexibility Act of 2004 will be referred and
considered equally with other NASA permanent employees under
internal competitive placement procedures.

Your USAJOBS account asks you to assign a name to each of your
resumes. When you apply to a NASA position, we will show you the
text of the resume you have submitted, but we do not maintain the
name you have assigned to that resume. If you wish to keep track of
that information, we recommend you make note of it at the time you

Fair Employment Opportunities for Applicants
NASA Credit for National Service

As identical vacancies are identified, additional selections may be

Current Federal employees must meet three months after competitive
appointment restrictions by the closing date of the announcement.

Pay may be set in accordance with the General Pay Provisions
delineated in NPR 3530.1C.
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To receive consideration, you must submit a resume and answer
NASA-specific questions. The NASA questions appear after you submit
your resume and are transferred to the NASA web site. If you
successfully apply, USAJOBS will show your application status as
'Received'. If your status is 'Application Status Not Available',
you have not successfully applied. Do not rely on a USAJOBS email to
confirm successful application. Only an email from NASA confirms a
successful application.

The payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.

### How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.

Resumes will be rated by an automated system (Resumix) that matches
the competencies extracted from the candidate's resume to the
competencies identified by the selecting official for the position.
Candidates will be evaluated on the competencies they possess that
are directly related to the duties of the job, as described in the
announcement. Candidates should refer to NASA's Applicant Guide for
assistance in developing a complete resume, as NASA will not accept
separate KSA statements.

Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality levels
based on the degree to which their competencies meet the duties
required. A human resources specialist will validate the
qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the
selecting official. For the purpose of the Career Transition
Assistance Program (CTAP), candidates rated in the top quality level
are considered well-qualified.

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance


##### Drug test required


- Required Documents

NASA's application process has been specifically developed to ensure
that we only ask you for the information we absolutely need to
evaluate your qualifications and eligibility. In order to apply for
this position, you only need to submit your resume and answer the
screening questions and supplemental information. No additional
documentation is accepted at the time of application. (For example
you need not submit narrative 'KSA' statements; they are not
required and will not be evaluated.) In this way we allow you to
focus on preparing a resume that best describes your background and
abilities. For assistance in preparing your resume, consult the
Applicant Guide. Nothing further is required until requested by the
Human Resources Office. At that point, we may ask you to submit
documentation to support statements made in your resume. For
example, we may ask you to provide academic transcripts or proof of
Federal employment status. If you are claiming veterans' preference,
we may ask you to submit proof of veterans preference (DD-214, and,
if claiming 10-point preference, SF-15 plus proof required by that
form). If you fail to provide the required documents within the
stated time period, we may withdraw a job offer and/or remove you
from further consideration.

#### 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.

- Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal

Review our benefits

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

Before you begin the application process, please read the vacancy
announcement carefully and have all required information available.
Failure to submit a resume that contains all of the required
information may result in loss of consideration. Your application
must be received no later than midnight Eastern Time on the closing
date of the announcement.

You may begin the process of submitting your resume by clicking on
the 'Apply Online' link. In order to be considered, you must submit
a resume completed on the USAJOBS site. When completing your USAJOBS
resume, please remember that NASA limits resumes to approximately
32,000 characters including spaces.

NASA does not accept uploaded resumes created outside of the USAJOBS
resume builder process. Additionally, NASA does not accept documents
attached through the USAJOBS' document attachment feature.

Once you submit your resume to NASA, you will be transferred to a
NASA website and asked to complete a short series of NASA-specific
questions. Your answers will not be saved unless you finish the
entire application. You may edit a previously-submitted application,
if the announcement is still open.

If you successfully apply, USAJOBS will show your application status
as 'Received'. If your status is 'Unavailable', you have not
successfully applied. Do not rely on a USAJOBS email to confirm
successful application. Only an email from NASA confirms a
successful application.

If you are unable to apply electronically for this position, submit
your resume and supplemental questions to:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
4200 Rideout Road
Resume Operations Center/Mailstop: HS50
Marshall Space Flight Center, AL 35812
DO NOT submit your resume directly to the Center advertising this
vacancy. Mailed resumes must be received by the close of business on
the closing date of the announcement. Hard copy resumes requirements
are provided at:Hard Copy Resume Requirements.

If you are a first time applicant, we recommend that you review
NASA's Applicant Guide to ensure that you are providing a complete
resume. Failure to submit the supplemental data and a resume that
contains all of the required information may result in loss of
consideration for positions. All applications must be received no
later than midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of the

### Agency contact information


##### Phone

1 (877) 677-2123

##### Email


##### Address

NASA's Resume Operations Center
4200 Rideout Road, Mailstop HS50
Marshall Space Flight Center, AL 35812

Learn more about this agency

### Next steps

Candidates for NASA positions are evaluated using our automated
staffing and recruitment system, NASA STARS, which compares your
skills and experience as described in your resume with the
requirements of the position. If you are found to be a 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. If you are a current federal employee and are
contacted for an interview, you may be asked to provide a copy of
your most recent performance appraisal narrative summary. At NASA,
we pride ourselves on efficient and timely recruitment actions, and
you can normally expect to learn the outcome of the selection
process in a fairly short period of time. In addition, to ensure
that you can measure progress for yourself, NASA provides you with
regularly updated information on the status of the vacancy

- Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.

### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job

### Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:

- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on For the full announcement and to
apply, visit Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at will be considered.

Armstrong Flight Research Center


Edwards, CA