Engineering Technician

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

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • US Citizens and National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Register with Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
  • If selected, you must meet the following conditions:

    • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.
    • Have and maintain a Qualified Elevator Inspection Certificate.
    • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
    • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).
    • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee.  We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.

    For each job on your resume, provide:

    • the exact dates you held  each job (from month/year to month/year)
    • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).    

    If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

    For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here

    The GS-13 salary range starts at $96,970 per year.   

    If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.  

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level or higher in the Federal Service.  Specialized experience is work that has provided expert knowledge of vertical transportation systems and industry practices to include elevator safety and acceptance inspections, installation, maintenance, elevator code administration, project management and cost estimating. Qualifying experience must reflect the ability to effectively manage a regional vertical transportation maintenance and inspection program. 

    Bargaining Unit status:  NFFE

    If you are selected at a grade lower than the full performance level, you may be promoted up to that grade level without having to re-apply or compete against other applicants.

    Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.  

    Travel expenses associated with interviews are not approved and will be your responsibility. 

    If you are eligible under Merit Promotion, you may also apply under Vacancy Announcement #1911108MBMP.  You must apply separately to each announcement to be considered for both.

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

    We will use a method called Category Rating to assess your application.  Here’s how it will work:

    • You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities:
    1. Knowledge required to lead and participate in national regional initiatives in the program area and to develop and revises policy, guidelines, regulations, and handbooks on Vertical Transportation Program.
    2. Knowledge to explain technical principles related to complex engineering projects associated with the specialty area. 
    3. Knowledge of National VTE safety and operational standards codes. 
    4. Ability to communicate with external and internal customers to present sensitive recommendations to higher authority.
    • Your answers to the questions will be used to place you in one of three categories:  Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified.
    • We will verify your answers to the questions in your resume.  If your resume doesn’t support your answers, we may lower your score, which could place you in a lower category.
    • Within each category, veterans will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

    Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

    If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA’s Career Transition Assistance Plan(ICTAP/CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.


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    Read more Security clearance Q - Nonsensitive

    Drug test required No


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