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Leidos Civil provides support to a wide array of information technology systems, services and data solutions for areas such as energy, healthcare, transportation, security and space exploration just to name a few. NISC III currently has an opening for a terminal instrument procedures (TERPS) Flight Procedures Specialist supporting the FAA National Airspace System Integration Support Contract (NISC) program in its Oklahoma City location. The TERPS Flight Procedures
Specialist provides support to the FAA Aeronautical Information Services Group (AJV-5). Primary support for this position will be to the instrument procedures Periodic Review Team. Provides technical expertise to FAA Aeronautical Information Services Group and Service Area Flight Procedures Teams on the concepts and principles contained in FAA Order 8260.3C Terminal Instrument Procedures Development, FAA Order 8260.19C Flight Procedures and Airspace, and other applicable Orders and Directives that pertain to TERPS. Duties will involve a wide range of functions:
- Support the review, evaluation, and revision of current and new FAA instrument flight procedures.
- Determine the effect of proposed obstructions, altered or deactivated airports, NAVAID outages, and revisions to controlled airspace as they affect instrument flight procedures.
- Review aeronautical information released to confirm that air navigation information and technical data content is accurate and correct.
- Initiate corrective action where discrepancies are discovered and, if necessary, accomplish amendment(s) for affected procedure(s).
- If required, provide background information to FAA for the development of Notice to Airman (NOTAM). Coordinate as necessary with FAA Tech Ops, Flight Check, and Air Traffic personnel. Other contacts include regional and field FAA offices, National Flight Data Center, military and airline representatives, state and local aviation officials, and aircraft and airport operators.
The candidate will have demonstrated experience in any of the following:
- Airspace and Procedures background (Instrument Flight Procedures)
- Air Traffic Control Experience (FAA, Contractor or Military)
- Commercial Instrument Rated Pilot (Military or Civilian)
- Certified Instrument Flight Instructor A degree in an Aeronautics, Aviation, or Air Traffic Control career field.
Previous experience with FAA or DoD terminal instrument procedures (TERPS). Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 9 years of professional experience; or 7 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered an emerging authority.