Human Factors 
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Last Updated:  July 19, 2017

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Human Factors Specialist (posted July 19, 2017)
Full Time
Falls Church, VA / Washington, DC
Evans Incorporated
3110 Fairview Park Drive, Suite 1100
Falls Church, VA 22042

Who Is The Client

This role is an opportunity to support a federal client within a safety critical transportation industry. Working with an experienced project team member, you will help our client to learn more about the usability and implementation of a new system within air traffic control. The client’s requirement is to produce guidance materials that will communicate usability and human factors lessons learned and integration best practices to non-technical audiences, supporting the successful roll-out of the new technology across facilities nationwide.

  • Desired Traits
  • Working effectively and collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment
  • Organization and time management
  • Working in the federal consulting environment
  • Program Management
  • Multi-tasking – ability to handle multiple projects and clients at one time

What Position Will Entail

  • Excellent role for usability consultant or human factors specialist looking to gain aviation or federal government experience, this role could potentially be either part time or full time.
  • Flexibly based between Evans Incorporated office (Falls Church, VA) and the client site in Washington DC, this role will require some travel (2-5 trips annually, up to 5 nights per trip).
  • Supporting human factors analysis of technology and project documentation, identifying human factors gaps and researching issues to consider in implementation.
  • Support collection of usability information, including user interviews, focus groups and survey data, and analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Produce visually engaging graphics and communication materials that translate technical human factors data and research results into usable and relatable information, including factsheets, guidance notes, user handbooks and management reports.
  • Support the production of technical documentation and reports that detail work/analysis completed, issues raised and the findings/results.
  • Communicate comfortably with clients at varying levels of seniority, including clients from a range of backgrounds and professional disciplines (such as managers, air traffic controllers, and engineers).

Where to apply:

If you are interested in joining the Evans team, please send your resume AND a cover letter that highlights your relevant experience via e-mail to or via fax to (703) 852-7333.

Fort Hill Group is looking for a Human Factors Safety Analyst for our Washington, DC office.  (posted April 30, 2017)
Please see the job posting at:

If you are interested or know someone who is, please submit a resume and any applicable work samples to

Thank You,
Katie Berry, Ph.D.
Fort Hill Group
Founding Partner

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