Electronic Technician

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Oct 15, 2018
Closes
Oct 23, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • Total salary varies depending on location of position
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
  • Position may be subject to random drug testing
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
  • Employee must maintain current certifications
  • A security clearance may be required
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Per National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of fiscal year FY 2017, Section 1111 modifies 5 United States Code (USC) 3326; Veterans who are retiring within 180 days of appointment effective date may require a 180 day waiver package.
  • QUALS:
    FOR GS-05: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-04 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of basic principles of Electronics Technician or related field.
    OR
    Successful completion of all the requirements for a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, electronics engineering, or electronics technology
    OR
    3 years of study in an accredited (by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET) curriculum in electronics
    OR
    a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree that included major study
    OR
    at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses. At least 12 of the 24 semester hours must have been in electronics courses.

    FOR GS-06: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-05 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes practical knowledge of technical methods to perform assignments such as carrying out limited projects that involve use of specialized complicated techniques.
    OR
    have one year of graduate level education directly related to the work of the position
    OR
    have a combination of education and specialized experience

    FOR GS-07: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-06 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge a wide range of occupational theories, principles, concepts, and practices in the technical area of electronics technology and practices, operating parameters, capabilities, and limitations of electronics systems associated calibrated, precision measuring, and test, equipment; and of systems and component design, capabilities, configurations, limitations, and functional operation and of various types of electronics logic.
    OR
    have one year of graduate level education directly related to the work of the position
    OR
    have a combination of education and specialized experience

    FOR GS-08: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-07 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of moderate complex electronic concepts and ability to convert theoretical idea to functional components and systems.
    OR
    have a master's or equivalent graduate degree directly related to the work of the position

    FOR GS-09: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-08 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.
    Examples of specialized experience includes practical knowledge of electronic theory, circuit, elementary physics, and engineering mechanics, and ability to apply knowledge to the design modification and repair of ground-air UHF radio communication system, satellite communication equipment, terminal(s), ground radios and peripheral equipment.
    OR
    have a master's or equivalent graduate degree directly related to the work of the position

    FOR GS-10: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-09 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of principles and practices of team building of the method and techniques of fact finding, analysis and resolution of complex problems.

    NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-10 level.

    FOR GS-11: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-10 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.
    Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of electronics concepts, standards, principles, methods, and techniques to ensure work is in compliance with applicable regulations and quality standards.

    NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-11level.

    FOR GS-12: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-11 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.
    Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of aircraft hardware, software, technical orders, specifications, computer systems and test systems.

    NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-12 level.

    FOR GS-13: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-12 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.
    Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of operational test and evaluation organization and structure, concepts, principles, practices and applicable code, regulations, policy, and issues.

    NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-13 level.

    FOR GS-14: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-13 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.
    Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of the agency, squadron, LG, AFFTC policies, regulations, and directives.

    NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-14 level.

    OR
    To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:
    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/electronics-technical-series-0856/



    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
    1. Experience with of 721S, PSC-5D, PRC-117F, PRC-117G, PRC-150, URG-III, LVT-11, PRC-152, PRC-112G, EPLRS, Combat Track II, and GBS radio systems. Experience with of private IP network management. Knowledge of/experience with Radio over IP and E&M principles/systems.
    2. Knowledge of a wide range of electronic principles and practices, operating parameters, capabilities, and limitations of electronic systems associated with air and space operations centers, and of systems and component design, capabilities, configurations, limitations, and functional operation; and of various types of electronics logic.
    3. Knowledge of safety regulations, procedures, and practices.
    4. Skill in the interpretation of technical data such as drawings, schematics, blueprints, and specifications of complete electronic systems; in analyzing problems in integrated/interfacing systems involving numerous complex circuits; and in using complex electronic and electromechanical test and measuring equipment using integrated test functions for different purposes.
    5. Ability to modify standard procedures, adapt equipment or techniques, and make departures from previous approaches to solve technical problems or improve system performance for highly complex electronic systems; to trace electronics logic from one system to another; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships to represent the organization in a professional manner.
    6. Ability to use computer terminals to enter and extract data to maintain records and document actions

    PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    This is a Direct Hire Public Notice, under this recruitment procedure applications will be accepted for each location/ installation identified in this Public Notice and selections are made for vacancies as they occur. This Public Notice may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems (i.e., NH, NJ, NK). There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application

    This public notice may be used to fill target grades "GS-05 Target GS-14".

    There may be promotion potential up to the "Target grade" or equivalent.

    Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this vacancy. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position in the competitive service, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. Additionally, if you are serving on a term appointment in the competitive service, you may be converted to a career or career-conditional appointment without further competition. NOTE: Current federal civilian employees may apply for this position and if selected, a break in service of at least 3 days may be required prior to appointment to this position.

    Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

    Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications)

    • If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
    2. A complete Application Questionnaire

    3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number, and last four digits of your social security number.

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    Drug test required No


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