Test & Evaluation Engineer 3
View Job Requisition - Test & Evaluation Engineer 3Requisition Number: 11-1019367Job Status: Activated - Posting Type: Posted Internally and Externally. - Posting Status: AvailableLocation Patuxent River, MD Virtual Office/Telecommute?(Things you should know about Virtual Office) Virtual Work Not Available Shift First Business Unit Engineering Ops & Tech Division Boeing Test & Evaluation Program Flight Test Operations Occupation Title Test & Evaluation Engineering Skills Management Title Test Instrumentation Job Classification 6L9BP3 Job Type Non-Management Experience Level Career/Experienced Exemption Status Exempt Union No Security Clearance Required?(Security Clearance definitions) Ability to Obtain Interim and/or Final Clearances (Post Start) - US Citizenship Required Work Eligibility Required? Yes US Person Status Required? Yes Export Control Required? Yes Relocation Money Available?(Things you should know about relocation benefits) Yes Date Posted 09/14/2011 Closing Date(Things you should know about closing dates) 09/28/2011 Position Description Develops and maintains electrical drawings using AutoCAD and by applying company, industry and governmental standards. Works with Instrumentation Engineers to prepare electrical schematics in support of aircraft instrumentation modifications and to incorporate data system changes made in support of flight test activities. Develops design solutions of varying complexity and is responsible for final validation and maintenance of all flight test electrical schematics produced on the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G flight test programs. Coordinates activities and products with internal/external partners. Works under general direction.Competencies General[ + ] AdaptabilityUnderstands changes in own and others\' work and situations; may be asked to explain the logic or basis for change to less experienced employees; actively seeks information about changes affecting own and fellow employees\' jobs. Treats changes and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; focuses on the beneficial aspects of change; speaks positively about the change to fellow interorganizational employees and occasionally to external customers. Quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with changes in the work environment; readily tries new approaches appropriate for new or changed situations; does not persist with ineffective behaviors.[ + ] CommunicationClarifies purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Keeps the audience engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. Frames the message in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; uses terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Seeks input from audience; checks understanding; presents message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used. Accurately interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.[ + ] Customer FocusMakes customers and their needs a primary focus of one\'s actions; develops and sustains productive customer relationships; uses information to understand customers\' circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs; periodically becomes involved in sharing information with customers to build their understanding of issues and capabilities; considers how actions or plans will affect customers; responds quickly to meet customer needs and resolve problems; assists higher graded employees and/or project team leaders in implementing ways to monitor and evaluate customer concerns, issues, and satisfaction and to anticipate customer needs.[ + ] Decision MakingRecognizes a wide range of potentially difficult issues, problems, or opportunities in own work group, across the organization and occasionally with external customers; determines whether action is needed. Identifies the need for and collects information to better understand difficult issues, problems, and opportunities. Integrates information from a wide variety of sources; detects trends, associations, and cause-effect relationships; creates relevant options for addressing difficult problems/opportunities and achieving desired outcomes. Formulates and/or makes recommendations for decision criteria based on issue complexity; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option. Implements decisions or initiates action within a reasonable time. Includes fellow work group members, employees across the organization, and occasionally external customers in the decision-making process as warranted to obtain good information, make the most appropriate decisions, and ensure buy-in and understanding of the resulting decisions.[ + ] Work StandardsEstablishes criteria and/or work procedures to achieve a high level of quality, productivity, or service. Dedicates required time and energy to assignments or tasks to ensure that no aspect of the work is neglected; works to overcome obstacles to completing tasks or assignments. Accepts responsibility for outcomes (positive or negative) of one\'s work; admits mistakes and refocuses efforts when appropriate. Provides encouragement and support to others in accepting responsibility; does not accept others\' denial of responsibility without questioning.Technical[ + ] Analog/Digital Signal ProcComplete knowledge of analog and digital signal processing. Knowledge of data system design, architecture, use, and measurement techniques utilizing transducers and sensors as a signal source.[ + ] Circuit DesignComplete knowledge of analog and digital circuit design and packaging techniques.[ + ] EMI/EMCComplete knowledge of Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) considerations with respect to electrical/electronic design (e.g., wire harness design, grounding and shielding design techniques, lightning protection).[ + ] Test & Eval Mech/Elec DesignComplete knowledge of mechanical and/or electrical design techniques (e.g., machine and mechanisms design, sheet metal design, equipment installation design, wire harness design, control systems design). Knowledge of computer aided design tools and systems (e.g., PSpice, AutoCAD, CATIA, Unigraphics).Basic Qualifications For Consideration This position requires that you work out of Patuxent River, Maryland. Do you currently reside in the Patuxent River, Maryland area (where relocating would not be required) or are you willing to relocate to the Patuxent River, Maryland area?Do you meet the criteria described in the \"Typical Education / Experience\" section of this requisition?Typical Education/Experience Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor\'s and 5 or more years\' experience, Master\'s degree with 3 or more years\' experience or PhD degree with experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard. Other Job related information This requisition is for a permanent position at Patuxent River NAS in support of the F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G aircraft. This position will require relocation to Maryland if the candidate does not already reside there. This position requires a broad background and working knowledge of Aircraft and Mission Systems. Familiarity with the Flight Test environment is desired. The successful candidate for this position will have experience in electrical design and electrical schematic maintenance. Experience using AutoCAD is desired. Position requires the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance post start. US Citizenship is required (Refer to Security Clearance Definitions link above). *** Please note that depending on the specific position, you may be required to pass additional medical tests, credit checks, and/or other requirements. These additional items are required for the Company to comply with various laws and regulatory rules.***Every job requisition has specific and unique requirements listed under \'Description\', \'Competencies\', and \'Education\'. Applicants will increase their opportunities for consideration by demonstrating compatibility with these requirements in their resumes.The job specifications - including competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics), job-relevant work experience, education, and other requirements described in this requisition - will be the basis for applicant screening, including resume reviews, structured interviews and any other assessments used to support the hiring decision. All candidates considered for this position may be required to participate in a structured interview. The structured interview is a standardized method of evaluating candidates\' job-related competencies to support an objective selection and promotion process.