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Mechanical Engineer, GS-0830-14 (Open to Status and VEOA Candidates) HK
Salary Range: $111695 - $145205 / Year
Open Period: December 04, 2017 to December 18, 2017
Position Info: 1 opening(s). Full-Time Permanent
Duty Location(s): Cambridge, MA
Series & Grade: 0830-Mechanical Engineering, 14/14
Job Summary: -Advancing Transportation Innovation for the Public Good.

The Volpe Center is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join the Structures and Dynamics Division within the Office of Infrastructure Systems and Technology. In this role, you will serve as a senior program/project leader, provide expert contributions to the division’s programs and represent the Volpe Center nationally and internationally. The position is established as a senior technical expert on ground transportation vehicle and guideway structural integrity with responsibility for developing, planning and implementing R&D efforts in structural performance assessment, safety standards and design. The R&D studies will emphasize the candidate’s background and special expertise in the areas of applied mechanics, component failure modes (including wear, fatigue and fracture), lading interactions and material characteristics and microstructures.

When you work at the Volpe Center you work with people like you –talented professionals who enjoy applying their expertise in the service of others and resolving real-world transportation problems. We are located in the culturally diverse and academically rich city of Cambridge, MA (Kendall Square), and offer competitive benefits, and a flexible and family-friendly work environment including on-site child-care services. Additional positions may be filled throughout the Volpe Center.

The ideal candidate will have an in-depth knowledge and expertise in all aspects of guideway structural performance including strength of materials, guideway dynamics, material science, structural analysis techniques, fracture and fatigue and other aspects of rail safety and other related topics. Additionally, the candidate will have strong communication, consulting, interpersonal and problem-solving skills with experience managing programs and the ability to work with high-level agency officials and effectively and collaboratively within a management team.

PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy may be used to fill similar positions within 60 days for these locations.
Mechanical Engineer, GS-0830-14 (Open to All U.S. Citizens) HK
Salary Range: $111695 - $145205 / Year
Open Period: December 04, 2017 to December 18, 2017
Position Info: 1 opening(s). Full-Time Permanent
Who May Apply:Applications will be accepted from any U.S. Citizen.

Current/former eligible employees and VEOA eligible veterans are encouraged to also apply to: OST.RVOLPE-2018-0018





Duty Location(s): Cambridge, MA
Series & Grade: 0830-Mechanical Engineering, 14/14
Job Summary: -Advancing Transportation Innovation for the Public Good.

The Volpe Center is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join the Structures and Dynamics Division within the Office of Infrastructure Systems and Technology. In this role, you will serve as a senior program/project leader, provide expert contributions to the division’s programs and represent the Volpe Center nationally and internationally. The position is established as a senior technical expert on ground transportation vehicle and guideway structural integrity with responsibility for developing, planning and implementing R&D efforts in structural performance assessment, safety standards and design. The R&D studies will emphasize the candidate’s background and special expertise in the areas of applied mechanics, component failure modes (including wear, fatigue and fracture), lading interactions and material characteristics and microstructures.

When you work at the Volpe Center you work with people like you –talented professionals who enjoy applying their expertise in the service of others and resolving real-world transportation problems. We are located in the culturally diverse and academically rich city of Cambridge, MA (Kendall Square), and offer competitive benefits, and a flexible and family-friendly work environment including on-site child-care services. Additional positions may be filled throughout the Volpe Center.

The ideal candidate will have an in-depth knowledge and expertise in all aspects of guideway structural performance including strength of materials, guideway dynamics, material science, structural analysis techniques, fracture and fatigue and other aspects of rail safety and other related topics. Additionally, the candidate will have strong communication, consulting, interpersonal and problem-solving skills with experience managing programs and the ability to work with high-level agency officials and effectively and collaboratively within a management team.

PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy may be used to fill similar positions within 60 days for these locations.












Operations Research Analyst - GS - 1515 - 11/12 (Open to Status & VEOA Applicants) BP
Salary Range: $66317 - $103337 / Year
Open Period: December 04, 2017 to December 18, 2017
Position Info: 1 opening(s). Full-Time Permanent
Job Summary: The Volpe Center is seeking an Operations Research Analyst to join the Air Traffic Management Systems Division within the Office of Air Traffic Systems and Operations. In this role, you will serve as a member of a team performing system development, feasibility studies, data standardization, and conducting research and business analysis. The Analyst supports the Division in the definition, development, maintenance, and enhancement of automated analysis and decision support tools to improve and measure the effectiveness of FAA, NASA, and DOD traffic management and decision support systems.

When you work at the Volpe Center you work with people like you –talented professionals who enjoy applying their expertise in the service of others and resolving real-world transportation problems. We are located in the culturally diverse and academically rich city of Cambridge, MA (Kendall Square), and offer competitive benefits, and a flexible and family-friendly work environment including on-site child-care services. Additional positions may be filled throughout the Volpe Center.

The ideal candidate possesses a background in computer science, mathematics, and/or engineering. Preferred technical skills include transportation analysis, data modeling, object-oriented programming, system engineering, requirements development, and Extensible Markup Language (XML) and web development. While a background in aviation, air traffic management, and/or maintenance operations is desired, it is not mandatory, as the division has access to numerous subject matter experts and the required knowledge can be gained on-the-job.

PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy may be used to fill similar positions within 60 days for these locations.
Operations Research Analyst - GS - 1515 - 11/12 (Open to U.S. Citizens) BP
Salary Range: $66317 - $103337 / Year
Open Period: December 04, 2017 to December 18, 2017
Position Info: 1 opening(s). Full-Time Permanent
Who May Apply:Applications will be accepted from any U.S. Citizen.

Current/former status employees and VEOA eligible veterans are encouraged to also apply to: OST.RVOLPE-2018-0020.
Duty Location(s): Cambridge, MA
Series & Grade: 1515-Operations Research, 11/12
Job Summary: The Volpe Center is seeking an Operations Research Analyst to join the Air Traffic Management Systems Division within the Office of Air Traffic Systems and Operations. In this role, you will serve as a member of a team performing system development, feasibility studies, data standardization, and conducting research and business analysis. The Analyst supports the Division in the definition, development, maintenance, and enhancement of automated analysis and decision support tools to improve and measure the effectiveness of FAA, NASA, and DOD traffic management and decision support systems.

When you work at the Volpe Center you work with people like you –talented professionals who enjoy applying their expertise in the service of others and resolving real-world transportation problems. We are located in the culturally diverse and academically rich city of Cambridge, MA (Kendall Square), and offer competitive benefits, and a flexible and family-friendly work environment including on-site child-care services. Additional positions may be filled throughout the Volpe Center.

The ideal candidate possesses a background in computer science, mathematics, and/or engineering. Preferred technical skills include transportation analysis, data modeling, object-oriented programming, system engineering, requirements development, and Extensible Markup Language (XML) and web development. While a background in aviation, air traffic management, and/or maintenance operations is desired, it is not mandatory, as the division has access to numerous subject matter experts and the required knowledge can be gained on-the-job.

PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy may be used to fill similar positions within 60 days for these locations.
Operations Research Analyst, GS-1515-13 (Open to Status and VOEA Candidates) HK
Salary Range: $94520 - $122875 / Year
Open Period: December 01, 2017 to December 18, 2017
Position Info: 1 opening(s). Full-Time Permanent
Duty Location(s): Cambridge, MA
Series & Grade: 1515-Operations Research, 13/13
Job Summary: The Volpe Center is seeking an experienced Operations Research Analyst to join the Aviation Facilities and Business Services Division within the Office of Air Traffic Systems and Operations, this division provides a wide range of technical services to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other clients. In this role, you will have responsibility for formulating, coordinating, and directing projects to implement new and replacement FAA facilities in support of the National Airspace System (NAS) modernization strategy to achieve efficient air traffic control systems and operations.

When you work at the Volpe Center you work with people like you –talented professionals who enjoy applying their expertise in the service of others and resolving real-world transportation problems. We are located in the culturally diverse and academically rich city of Cambridge, MA (Kendall Square), and offer competitive benefits, and a flexible and family-friendly work environment including on-site child-care services. Additional positions may be filled throughout the Volpe Center.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess in-depth technical knowledge of the full life-cycle construction projects of aviation related facilities (e.g. control towers, terminal radar approach control facilities, air route traffic control centers, etc.). The candidate will have the ability to define, develop, and maintain project risk management processes including risk registers, disposition strategies, and/or other methods, tools, and techniques. To succeed in this role, you must have an entrepreneurial outlook, with the ability to translate working relationships within your professional network into business and new program opportunities.

PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy may be used to fill similar positions within 60 days for these locations.

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