Occasional travel - Moderate travel
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Your resume must clearly document how you meet the specialized experience in order to meet the minimum qualification requirements for this vacancy. You must meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. All required documents must be received by the closing of this announcement. For this vacancy you must submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 showing your current grade level. If you do not submit a required document, (e.g. most recent SF-50, transcripts, etc.) your application will be considered incomplete and you will not receive further consideration. FERC employees must submit all the required documentation to include the SF-50 and transcripts (if appropriate).
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This position is INCLUDED in the bargaining unit.
Please note - Only your resume and cover letter will be forwarded to the selecting official.
More than one selection for similar positions may be made from this announcement and the program office for that selection may vary. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with any interested selecting official(s).
In addition to meeting the OPM Educational Requirement for Engineering:
Candidates at the GS-11 must have one full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-9 level or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
Specialized Experience for the GS-11 level: Experience performing moderately complex safety, reliability, and engineering analysis of petrochemical facilities.
Candidates at the GS-12 level must have one full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 level:
Specialized experience for the GS-12: Experience performing complex safety, reliability, and engineering analysis for petrochemical facilities.
Candidates at the GS-13 level must have one full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 level:
Specialized experience for the GS-13 level: Experience independently performing complex safety, reliability, and engineering analysis for petrochemical facilities.
OPM Education Requirement: Candidates must meet the OPM Educational Requirements for Engineering. Specific details for the requirement can be found at this link: https://www.ferc.gov/careers/qualifications/0801.asp
FERC is ranked in the top 5 among mid-size agencies in the Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings. FERC has consistently ranked number 1 in Work/Life Balance, as well. As a leader in Work/Life Balance FERC is proud to offer telework flexibilities in accordance with agency policy. Telework is not guaranteed and is offered on a case-by-case basis. FERC does not currently have any 100 percent telework positions.
You must submit all required information by the closing date. If materials are not received, your resume will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible. The materials you send with your resume will not be returned. If you are selected at a grade lower than the highest shown in this listing, you will be placed under a career development plan and can be non-competitively promoted when you successfully complete the requirements for the higher grade. Relocation expenses will not be paid.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
We will review your resume to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your resume must address the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in the Qualifications Section. Your resume should clearly show possession of these competencies. The ideal candidate will possess the following:
- Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methodology of professional engineering.
- Skill in using software, such as Microsoft Excel & Access, MathCAD, hazard modeling software, and applying databases, spreadsheets and software programs to perform a range of engineering assignments.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally, to an audience with a diverse background.
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