SYSTEMS ENGR IV in Washington, DC at Volt

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt has an opening for a Surveillance Systems Engineer with previous hands-on experience with the installation, testing, and/or removal of FAA surveillance systems in the National Airspace System for our client in Washington DC.


  • Manage the implementation related activities associated with executing the radar removal project.
  • Determine and convey any operational and system impacts associated with radar removal.
  • Manage the planning and organization required to remove primary and secondary radars from the National Airspace System (NAS).
  • Identify candidate radar sites for removal and lead the development of a transition plan to document the required steps to successfully remove the radar from service. 
  • Organize and lead the coordination of site surveys at impacted facilities. 
  • Work with Air Traffic, Technical Operations, Engineering Services, the Program Management Organization, and other stakeholder organizations to execute the radar removal project.
  • Actively participate in the program management responsibilities such as schedule development, contract management oversight, earned value management input, internal program reviews.
  • Serve as the implementation point of contact for the radar removal project.
  • Travel requirement: 25%


  • Education:
    • A BS in an engineering discipline, to include but not limited to: system, aviation, aeronautical, aerospace, electrical, mechanical, environmental, computer (to include computer science), industrial, etc. is required.
    • A Masters degree in any field (e.g MS, MA, MBA) counts for three years of experience,
    • A PhD counts for three years of experience. An additional five years of experience may be substituted for the degree stated.
  • Minimum of 10 Years of Experience required in related field with at least 5 years of experience working with FAA stakeholders such as air traffic and technical operations
  • Experience with developing project plans
  • Experience writing and evaluating equipment disposition plans
  • Direct (hands-on) experience with the operations, installation and/or decommissioning of FAA surveillance systems (i.e. ASR-8/BI-5, ASR-9/Mode-S, ASR-11/MSSR)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to satisfy FAA resume and security processes

Please note the following:

  • This is a W2 position.
  • Direct inquiries only.
  • No 3rd party submittals please.
  • This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.
  • This position is not available for Associate Vendors

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

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