Engineering Technician

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Apr 30, 2019
Closes
Apr 30, 2019
Function
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


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  • This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Tier 3 security investigation or access for the duration of employment. A background investigation and credit check are required.
  • This position requires the incumbent to have tuberculosis testing.
  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Who May Apply: US Citizens

    In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

    Specialized Experience: Applicants must demonstrate one year of specialized experience in their resume equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service, GS-10. Specialized experience is defined as: Prepare engineering designs, specifications, and cost estimates for engineering projects in a medical, dental, and industrial facilities, technical and research laboratories, and multistory office buildings; Receive engineering requests and determine what is needed to fulfill the intent of requests; Establish construction layouts, draft sketches, and drawings by computing tolerances, dimensions, clearances, fits, loads, sizes, and engineering design aspects; Compute and compile cost estimates of projects and scope of work to be performed or initially planned which may include materials, labor, and administrative overhead. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-10).

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    Specialized Experience for In-Service Placement Eligibles:
    One year of specialized experience which includes providing service or installation of medical and dental diagnostic imaging equipment such as: Assist in preparing engineering designs, specifications, and cost estimates for engineering projects in a medical, dental, and industrial facilities, technical and research laboratories, and multistory office buildings; Receive and forward engineering requests and determine what is needed to fulfill the intent of requests; Establish construction layouts, draft sketches, and drawings by computing tolerances, dimensions, clearances, fits, loads, sizes, and engineering design aspects. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).

    Experience in a trade or craft may be credited as specialized experience when the work provided intensive knowledge of engineering principles, techniques, methods, and precedents. Examples are trade positions with substantial developmental, test, or design responsibilities such as:
    -Planner and estimator who analyzed designs for production purposes.
    -Instrument maker or model maker who performed design or development work on devices fabricated.

    Education Substitution: Some positions allow applicants to substitute education for the required specialized experience. For this position, education substitution is not permitted and applicants must possess the required experience.

    Time in Grade Requirement for In-Service Eligibles: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-09).In-service Placement includes a noncompetitive action in which a position is filled with a current or former competitive service employee through promotion, reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, reinstatement, reemployment, or restoration. In-service Placement also includes noncompetitive conversion of appointees whose Federal excepted positions are brought into the competitive service under title 5 CFR 316.702, and Department of Defense/Nonappropriated Fund (DOD/NAF) and Coast Guard NAF employees whose positions are brought into the competitive service.

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
    • Design
    • Oral Communication
    • Project Management
    • Quality Assurance

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
    • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
    • You may claim military spouse preference.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
    • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.
    • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
    • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest.

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

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.

    • Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
    • Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
    • Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.

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    Drug test required No


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