The Engineering and Technology Directorate (ETD), Mechanical Systems Division, Mechanical Systems Branch at Wallops Flight Facility is seeking a highly motivated and skilled candidate to serve as an Aerospace Engineer to design, develop, fabricate, and test flight vehicle structures, subsystems, components, and ground support equipment for suborbital and special orbital aerospace projects, including recommending optimum configurations, materials, and analysis techniques.
In addition to the Basic Education Requirement (in the Education section below), to qualify for this position you must meet the requirements below. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. NASA utilizes OPM-approved qualification and rating requirements specific for Aerospace Technology (AST) positions which recognizes NASA's unique aerospace work. The specific qualifications and minimum education requirements are further described below and within the education section of the job announcement. To qualify for GS-13, you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the federal sector: Performing design, analysis, and testing of aerospace or mechanical structures, flight systems, mechanisms, ground support equipment, and/or associated hardware; Leading or supporting the development of optimum structural design, materials, testing, and analysis techniques; and Developing technical requirements and criteria and/or providing technical insight and guidance to customers for the development of mechanical systems, equipment, or hardware.
Your resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you meet the required specialized experience. Experience statements copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and may result in disqualification and losing consideration for the job.
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