The National Airspace Systems Integration Support (NISC) program at Leidos is seeking an Aeronautical information Specialist to perform a variety of duties in connection with the preparation of Terminal Instrument Procedures development. The position will be supporting the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Central Service Area (CSA) with the goal of providing outstanding customer service to FAA customers receiving NISC services. This position is based in Fort Worth, Texas and is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the NISC mission.
The ideal candidate should be able to communicate to a variety of audiences including Air Traffic Operations, Technical Operations, and System Operations. Experience dealing with each of these organizations is necessary and the candidate must be knowledgeable of FAA orders to develop and provides assessments and technical recommendations. The ability to work in a team environment is critical as this will contribute to the overall success of the deliverable.
Primary Responsibilities for the position include:
- Support the FAA Flight Procedures and AVN Production Integration Teams in Fort Worth and Oklahoma City respectively through review and analysis of Terminal Instrument Approach procedures.
- Develop, evaluate and maintain Terminal Instrument Approach procedures.
- Support shall include porting required data from Transmittal Letters, Digital Terminal Procedure Publications, FAA Coordination Web Sites, and Specialist Inputs to FrontPage databases on a cyclic schedule.
- Assist with development of policies and procedures, which affect and contribute to best practices.
- Evaluate Non-Rulemaking Airport (NRA) cases for the effect of proposed alterations or deactivations of airports, Navigational Aid (NAVAID) outages and revisions to controlled airspace as they affect instrument flight procedures.
- Review the National Flight Data Digest and determine if published or proposed data requires a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) or an amendment to published instrument approach procedures.
- Develop, process, and track NOTAM amendment actions to affected instrument approach procedure(s) of airway(s) and ensure the timely cancellation of issued NOTAMs as required.
- Provide approach analysis and feasibility studies, including, but not limited to, Localizer Performance (LP) Instrument Approach, Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV), and Required Navigation Performance (RNP) with reports and recommendations.
- Requires BS Degree and 8 to 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters Degree and 6 to 10 years of experience.
- Current knowledge of FrontPage is required to maintain information for all planned, original and amended: IAP's, AIRWAYS, MINIMUM VECTORING ALTITUDE CHARTS (MVA), NAVAIDS, FIXES, and AIRPORTS.
- 10 plus years previous experience with FAA Terminal Procedure or Airspace development. Experience in the form of FAA Air Traffic Controller, Military Terminal Procedure Development, or Commercial/Private Pilot.
- Must be able to conduct research, evaluations, studies, and develop recommendation to the FAA customer.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
- Familiar with FAA Orders and Directives that pertain to Terminal Instrument Procedures.
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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