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Federal Occupations Toolkit - White Collar Occupations
0861 — Aerospace Engineering Series***

This series covers positions managing, supervising, leading, and/or performing professional engineering and scientific work concerning the integration of the aeronautics and astronautics sciences within the broad arena of aviation and space exploration. It includes related materials, equipment, systems, applications, and components.

The aerospace engineering science discipline involves:
  • increasing the knowledge and understanding of the aeronautical and astronautical sciences and their applications in aviation and space exploration;
  • improving manned and unmanned commercial, defense, and business aviation technology; and
  • creating, developing, testing, launching, operating, maintaining, remodeling, and decommissioning aeronautical vehicles and structures.