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Careers in Aviation Safety

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illustration of two men inspecting a planeAviation Safety Inspectors at the FAA work daily to ensure aircraft are safe. They can specialize in Operations, Maintenance or Avionics in Air Carrier or General Aviation. To get more details and to see open positions visit our ASI page.

illustration of a woman standing in front of a planeAerospace Engineers at the FAA decide what can fly in the skies and in space. They are responsible for the continued operational safety of manufacturers’ aviation and space products, from airplanes to spaceports. Typically, we'll have openings in the two main disciplines: Aircraft Certification and Commercial Space Transportation. Visit our USAjobs page.

illustration of a man inspecting an airplane engineAviation Safety Technicians provide technical support to safety inspectors for inspections or investigations. This includes searching for, gathering, screening, and providing facts or explanations related to an inspection, investigation, or compliance program. Visit our USAjobs page.

illustration of two men looking at lab testsMedical Officers determine medical qualifications for complex medical conditions referred for further review. Medical officers also support specialty panels at the request of the Federal Air Surgeon and assist the Medical Education Division with seminar presentations. Visit our USAjobs page.

illustration of a man at his desk looking at computer codeOperations Research Analysts conduct significant analytical studies and projects providing expert analytical support. An ORA uses advanced techniques, data mining, statistical analysis and mathematical modeling in the development of solutions for business processes, and to enhance the standardized risk-based, data-supported oversight. Visit our USAjobs page.

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