Electronics Engineer

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
District of Columbia, D.C
Posted
Nov 24, 2021
Closes
Dec 02, 2021
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Major duties of the position include conducting engineering studies to analyze and evaluate applications, changes and/or new facilities or service, determining the interference potential with reference to government treaties and regulations. The incumbent ensures that review and analysis is based upon current rules and Commission policy. The incumbent possesses expertise relative to new technologies associated with earth and satellite systems. Provides technical advice and services to other members of the Branch, Division or Commission, as necessary. Incumbent has recognized expertise in engineering, matters, especially relating to satellite communications and often conducts a broad range of technical engineering studies and special projects which may include analyses and evaluation of applications as well as evaluation of new telecommunications systems. Duties assigned require a knowledge of technical engineering matters, legal requirements, FCC mission, policy, and precedent actions; and ability to apply judgement, originality, and ingenuity to the resolution of problems. Prepares correspondence regarding applications, and answers inquiries from Congressional office, other agencies, applicants, and the general public. May participate in FCC or interagency meetings regarding international matters.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Education-Transcripts Required.
  • US Citizenship.
  • Suitable for employment as determined by a background investigation.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
  • Serve a probationary period of one year, if applicable.
  • Must submit a financial disclosure statement upon assuming the position.
  • COVID Vaccination Requirement.


Please note your resume must thoroughly support your responses to the vacancy questions. Your resume is an integral part of the process for determining if you meet the basic qualifications of the position and determining if you are to be among the best qualified.

As required by Executive Order 14043 , Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency, if after November 22. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.

Qualifications

Applicants must meet eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

GS-14: Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 in the Federal service. For this position, specialized experience for the GS-14 level includes, broad knowledge of technical engineering matters, policy, and precedent actions; performing complex engineering analysis and studies; writing documents with analyses and recommendations; and providing advice and assistance on engineering issues.

GS-15: Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 in the Federal service. For this position, specialized experience for the GS-15 level includes, mastery knowledge of technical engineering matters, policy, and precedent actions; performing extremely complex engineering analysis and studies; ability to communicate orally and in writing documents with analyses and recommendations with individuals at all levels of authority; and providing expert advice and assistance on engineering issues.

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.

Education

Degree Professional Engineering. To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:
http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800

If you are qualifying based on positive education, please provide a copy of your college transcript. The transcript may be unofficial or photocopy at time of application, but MUST provide the original if selected.

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order to receive credit towards qualifications. Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment.

Additional information

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