GDIT provides Engineering & Technical Services for the FAA Technical Center's Airport Technology Research & Development (ATRD) Branch for all personnel, facilities, material, and other services necessary to accomplish the Branch mission.
The Branch is responsible for conducting research, test, and demonstration efforts related to airport runway safety, airport planning and design, heliport/vertiport facility design, airport pavements, National Airport Pavement Test Facility (NAPTF), National Airport Pavement Materials and Research Center (NAPMRC), airport capacity enhancement, airport capacity/delay computer modeling, airport wildlife hazards, airport/heliport lighting and markings, test and evaluation of National Airspace System (NAS) visual aids, airport rescue and firefighting, and associated demonstration of various airport research products
Airport Operations Research Analyst 2 * – Candidate shall have a 4-year degree in airport operations, aviation management, or engineering from an accredited college or university. Qualified candidates require at least 7 years of work experience in airport operations and/or airport management related fields, with an in depth knowledge of airport safety issues, airfield operations, capacity studies, and/or delay analysis. Candidates must also have knowledge of FAA Advisory Circulars on airport safety items, such as airfield lighting, markings and signage. Must have extensive experience in writing test plans and technical reports, and be capable of fully executing a portfolio of safety related research and development project without supervision. It’s a plus if the candidate has knowledge of Unmanned Air Systems Technology. Candidate shall be proficient in planning tools (Work breakdown structures, scheduling) and budgeting. Candidate should be capable of presenting applicable research material in a formal presentation setting to senior management, peers, or to the general public.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 4 year degree in Aviation Management, Engineering or Airport Operations+ 7 yrs related experience
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