Advanced science.  Applied technology.

Aerospace Engineering Support 2

Aerospace Electronics & Information Technology Division

GS-23F-0006M

Task Description:  Individuals assigned at these non-exempt positions provide support to the skilled senior technical staff. Using developed skills and practical knowledge. The technician is expected to do assigned tasks in the laboratory and/or testing environment under supervision. Individuals assigned in this position:

Set up experimental apparatus following written or verbal instructions.
Prepare samples, specimens, prototype instruments and/or test materials following defined procedures.
Conduct, observe and document standardized test and analyses data following established protocols.
Conduct routine maintenance on equipment.
Maintain and order required materials.

Qualifications:  Individuals have basic knowledge of tasks associated with the technical area of work with skills in the application of mathematical functions, the use of PC software and hands-on craft abilities. Individuals are able to read schematics, drawings, sketches and technical instructions of testing protocols primarily in aerospace engineering. Technical areas of support include, but are not limited to, avionics, aircraft systems, unmanned aircraft, propulsion control and monitoring, electronic warfare, and instrumentation and test systems. Individuals typically have a high school degree or equivalent education, an Associates Degree, Trade School education or continuing education and 2 to 7 years of relevant experience.