Quality Assurance Specialist (aircraft)

Department of Defense Amarillo, TX
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

Position is obligated.

You will be considered for a Term Position Not To Exceed 1 year 1 day, your appointment may be extended up to a maximum of 6 years. Current DCMA employees will be converted to a Term Position Not To Exceed 1 year 1 day, your appointment may be extended up to a maximum of 6 years. This position may be made permanent without further competition to those candidates that have non-competitive status.

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* Reviews contracts and technical data packages to identify the specification requirements which the contractor's processes must meet.

* Designs, plans and implements an effective risk management program to ensure that all threats to the successful delivery of the contract are addressed and mitigated in the Government's best interests.

* Prepares surveillance plans tailored to a level of detail appropriate to the size, complexity and criticality of a suppliers facility and contracts.

* Prepares, maintains and retains plans, records, data, reports, correspondence, and other documentation as required by contracts.

* Prepares pre-award survey reports, and when requested provides technical support to the customer by participating on proposal review and audit teams.

* Accepts aircraft and/or aerospace products/technical services, and authorizes delivery, on behalf of the Government predicated on confidence in their conformance to contract technical and quality requirements.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Business travel 10% of the time.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

1910 Quality Assurance

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must be able to obtain and maintain a Noncritical-Sensitive Secret security clearance.

* Must file an annual financial statement.


Who May Apply:

* Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible

* All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States

QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.

To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level GS-09. Specialized experience is defined as: experience evaluating quality assurance principles and processes used in the manufacturing, repair and overhaul, or maintenance of mechanical products used in the development of aircraft or aerospace industries. Utilize risk assessments to analyze processes and identify any required corrective actions by planning and executing tailored surveillance methods appropriate to assigned contracts. Experience collecting statistical and quality data analysis evaluations in pre-award surveys to determine contractor's ability to meet requirements and acceptability inspections of quality management systems.

Education can be substituted for experience.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

* Aerospace

* Aircraft Maintenance

* Oral Communication

* Quality Assurance

* Risk Assessment

Applicants must meet basic eligibility requirements such as minimum qualifications, and other regulatory requirements by the closing date of the announcement.


FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign\ education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.