Aerospace - Control Systems, Aerospace - Research and Development, Aerospace - Telecommunications, Aerospace Engineering
4 Year Degree
Calling all Engineers! Interested in solving mysteries? Curious about the famous ‘black boxes’? We have an opening for entry-level hands-on engineering jobs located in Washington D.C. at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Work in a state-of-the-art laboratory extracting and analyzing data from recorders on aircraft, trains, ships and highway vehicles, as well as retrieving data, audio and video from personal electronic devices. You might launch to an accident site to handle critical on-scene recorder recoveries. Here is your chance to use your engineering skills to improve transportation safety. You can help save lives!
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering no later than June 30, 2019. If selected, applicants must provide documentation of completed degree requirements by July 31, 2019.
Duties may include:
Leading efforts to conduct vehicle recorder investigations of limited complexity.
Recovering recorded information and preparing reports to achieve maximum use of information for accident prevention and to achieve NTSB objectives.
Providing engineering advice on vehicle recorders in one or more modes of transportation.
Assuring the technical quality and capability of the Division's laboratories and related systems.
Adapting to changing technology by developing new laboratory methods.
This position is located in the NTSB’s Office of Research & Engineering, Vehicle Recorder Division, which provides expertise in extracting and validating data from recording devices recovered from vehicles involved in transportation accidents and/or incidents.
The NTSB is an independent U.S. Federal agency responsible for investigating significant accidents in the various modes of transportation-aviation, railroad, highway, marine, and pipeline. The NTSB determines the probable cause of each accident investigated and issues safety recommendations to prevent future accidents.
Pay scale & grade: GS 7 - 9
Salary: $45,972 to $73,100 per year
To apply, log onto USAJOBS and upload your:
Responses to the questionnaire regarding your prior experience
Copies of transcripts which document education requirement
If claiming Veterans Preference, DD-214 or equivalent; if claiming compensable injury, include SF-15 and VA Letter
The job announcement closes on March 8, 2019. (Applications will be reviewed monthly on December 14, 2018, January 4, 2019, February 2, 2019 and March 8, 2019.)
For more information, contact the NTSB Human Resources Division at (202) 314-6401.
DEGREE: Bachelor's or higher degree in ENGINEERING.
Applicants must complete qualifying degree requirements no later than June 30, 2019. If selected, applicants must provide documentation of completed degree requirements by July 31, 2019.
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for Selective Service.
Financial Interest in transportation enterprises is prohibited.
Trial or probationary period may be required.
Internal Number: RE-10351368-19-DM-DE
About National Transportation Safety Board
NTSB: Independently Advancing Transportation Safety
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. Federal agency responsible for investigating significant accidents in the various modes of transportation-aviation, railroad, highway, marine, and pipeline. The NTSB determines the probable cause of each accident investigated and issues safety recommendations to prevent future accidents.
The National Transportation Safety Board does not discriminate 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. Providing this information is voluntary and has no impact on the recruitment or hiring process. This information will be used to determine if our equal employment opportunity efforts are reaching all segments of the population, consistent with Federal equal employment opportunity laws.