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Job Title:Industrial Engineer

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center

Job Announcement Number:NCBV13486877851219E

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$74,794.00 to $115,621.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, March 08, 2013 to Tuesday, March 12, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

NH-0896-03

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Warren, MI United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.  They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.


PEO GCS
PEO-Ground Combat Systems execute lifecycle management of the world's best ground combat systems in a collaborative learning environment by developing, acquiring, and supporting modernized and affordable systems with common integrated capabilities, always focusing on the needs of the Joint Warfighter.
 

This position is funded by Section 852 in Public Law 110-181, NDAA FY-08, which stipulates that the funds may not be used to pay the base salary of any individual who was a civilian employee of the DoD serving in an acquisition position as of the date of the enactment (28 Jan 2008) they have had a break in service resulting in a new appointment. ReferenceSection 852 NDAA FY-08 as amended by Section 832 NDAA FY-10.

 

The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY 2009 provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate acquisition positions within the Department of Defense as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to those positions. This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of Army meet our mission requirements for the acquisition of systems, equipment and facilities.

 

Who May Apply:
All U.S. citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.


 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • Business travel up to 20%
  • Moving expenses are not authorized

DUTIES:

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Develops and monitors implementation of the production management plans for the Stryker Program. Develops production management plans and policies for Development and Production phases of the Stryker Family of Vehicles project. Analyzes and or participates in the preparation of program documents which include, but not limited to, the establishment of schedules, cost estimates, and scope of work. Coordinates with technical specialists in the Project Manager's Office to resolve production related planning, policy and assessment problems. Develops organizational strategies, processes and priorities to conduct the oversight and management of the production of the Stryker family of vehicles. Monitors contractor production activities to ensure that technical performance requirements are met, acceptable levels of product quality is maintained, and vehicle production schedules supporting fielding plans are met. Monitors progress of production fabrication process. Reviews contractor methodology, such as production data and reports to identify negative trends, program drift and production slippage. Investigates situations to identify causes, visits contractor sites as required, develops solutions and insures implementation of corrective actions. Reviews contractor proposals to evaluate contractor capability, production plans, milestones and cost estimates.  Prepares data for independent cost estimates, assuring that all relevant cost factors related to production are identified and validated. Provides contracting officer with analysis of contractor's Production Data Reports. Evaluates production planning impact of engineering change proposals and product improvement projects and participates in design reviews. Reviews changes to determine production, materials, cost and schedule impact. Evaluates benefits and risks of proposal against Stryker project criteria and objectives.  Prepares a variety of regular and one time reports, briefings and studies on Stryker production program. Represents the Project Manager's office at a variety of meetings and conferences. Serves as the Project Manager's advisor on production planning and policy. Maintains awareness of industry and economic conditions related to combat vehicle production, maintains contacts with professional counterparts within DOD, other government activities and private industry.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Specialized  experience: To Qualify applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (NH-02 ). Specialized experience is defined as analyzing production processes, process sheets, production plant floor layout and production flow; planning of production facilities and equipment capacity analysis; experience with the Engineering Change Process and production cut-ins; Evaluating contractor proposals for production cost and schedule;Conducting Industrial Base studies for (a) production capacity, (b) minimum sustaining rate for production, (c) supplier base analysis.

 

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

 

  • Knowledge of production of armored vehicles
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Skill in Customer Relations


For positions with Positive Education Requirements, Federal employees currently serving in similar positions must still provide transcripts.

Applicant must possess a bachelor's degree directly related to this occupation in professional engineering from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). NOTE: THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY. (You must provide college transcripts to support education claims). To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.

 

OR


Applicants must possess a combination of education and experience -- college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by following:

Professional registration -- Current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration. For example, an applicant who attains registration through a State Board's eminence provision as a manufacturing engineer typically would be rated eligible only for manufacturing engineering positions.

OR

 

Applicants must possess a combination of education and experience -- college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by following: Specified academic courses -- Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum as described in paragraph A.


OR


Applicants must possess a combination of education and experience -- college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering.

The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by following: Related curriculum -- Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field, e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions. (The above examples of related curricula are not all-inclusive.)


Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html


Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.

 

Other Requirements:
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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.

One year trial/probationary period may be required.

Direct deposit of Pay is Required.

A personnel security investigation may be required.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.  Position is designated non-critical sensitive as defined in DoD 5200.2-R.  This requires that a personnel security investigation be adjudicated on a pre-appointment basis which may take up to 90 days or longer to process.  The selectee may be allowed to start work prior to adjudication if management approved.  Obtaining and maintaining a Secret security clearance is a condition of employment.  If the security clearance is denied or revoked, the individual may be denied or removed from the position, accordingly. 

Business travel is 20 percent.

This is a DOD Demonstration Project position.  Under the Defense Authorization Act, personnel management demonstration programs are operating in numerous Army activities and various other organizations supported by Army civilian personnel centers. Under the streamlined personnel operations for the demonstration projects, the familiar 15 General Schedule grade structure is replaced with broad pay bands that typically encompass a range of grades. For example, acquisition jobs in level NH-II of broad banding encompass the traditional GS-05 through GS-11 grades. Other initiatives under the demonstration projects include simplified job classification, streamlined hiring processes, and expanded developmental opportunities.


 

 Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Career Field Position.  DOD Position Certification Level and

Training Requirements, All Acquisition Workforce Positions Mandated in Title 10, USC, Section 1723.  DOD

5000.52-M, DOD Acquisition Career Development Program, contains specific requirements for acquisition

categories and grades/levels.   Current requirements are available at

http://asc.army.mil/info/policies/check_list.cfm.  Upon entry into an Acquisition position, the incumbent has 24

months to complete the position requirements without needing to obtain a waive

This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position. Selectees must meet position requirements for certification at Level III in Acquisition Career Field SPRDE Systems Enginering  within 24 months of entrance on duty.

 




 

 

 

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements.  Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.

 

  Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).   The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.  If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if:  1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.  Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority.  Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.  Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp


BENEFITS:

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The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:

·  Comprehensive health and life insurance

·  Competitive salaries

·  Generous retirement programs

·  Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time

·  Flexible work environment and alternate work schedules

·  Paid employment related training and education

·  Possible student loan repayment

·  Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable

·  Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.



OTHER INFORMATION:

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• Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.

• The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available at http://www.cpms.osd.mil/ASSETS/E8AB932EA1E44617BAC7222922E42A62/DoDl140025-V300.pdf. 

 • In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e. retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8416(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD instructions 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.)

 

• Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.

• Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

• This is a career program [16] position.

• Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

• Defense National Relocation Program will not be authorized.  Participation in this program is not authorized. No relocation expenses will be paid by the Government.

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package.
Application packages must include:

1. Your resume: If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
2. Your responses to the questionnaire
3. Additional required documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. 
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page
http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 851219.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online, you will need to provide the same information obtained in the online process.  You will need three documents to complete this process:  the Occupational Questionnaire, the scan response form, U.S. Office of Personnel Management Occupational Questionnaire (OPM Form 1203-FX), and a separate document described in item #3. below. 

1. Download the scan response form, OPM Form 1203-FX, from http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.

2. View Occupational Questionnaire.  Use this information to guide you in completing the OPM Form 1203-FX.  Note that you may be instructed to leave some responses blank on the scan response form.

3.  On a separate document, please identify which position(s) on your resume (include title, organization, and employment dates) support any response of “E” ("I am considered an expert in performing this task...."). 

4. Fax the completed OPM Form 1203-FX, along with your required and supporting documents, to 1-478-757-3144. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

PLEASE NOTE: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.  Section 25 of the OPM Form 1203-FX continuously numbers from number one, while the Questionnaire starts each section of questions with number one.  When entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.  This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. 

It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement.
 

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required:

         Resume: If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.

         If the position has an education requirement or you are qualifying based on a combination of education and experience or solely on education, you must submit your college transcripts with your application

         You MUST submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package. These documents may include, but are not limited to: for current employment verification, a SF-50 or DD3434; If you are claiming Veterans Preference or Military Spouse preference (MSP), to verify your preference claim you MUST submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents may include, but are not limited to:   for MSP claims, PCS orders and marriage certificate; for verification of Veteran Preference, DD214 (which indicates character of service) SF-15, VA Letter and/or Activation/Deactivation orders.

         If you are currently serving on active duty: You MUST submit a certification from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed. If you supply a certification at this stage, your preference/eligibility will be verified prior to appointment.   For more information about Veteran's Preference, please click this link: http://www.opm.gov/employ/veterans/html/vetguide.asp.   Please upload veteran's documents under the appropriate category.

         If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and will not be considered any further. 

PLEASE NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office.   Some supplemental documents like military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for other than the applicant. These documents may be sanitized to remove such personal information before submission with the application. Applicants may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents upon selection to confirm eligibility.

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Central Resume Processing Center
Phone: (410)306-0137
Email: USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
DA NCR Detroit Arsenal
Detroit Arsenal
Civilian Personnel Advisory Center ATTN
Mail Stop 324 6501 East 11 Mile Road
Warren, MI
48397-5000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements.  To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire.  The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating. 

  

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

 

If no email address is provided, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in Application Manager.  Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.

 

For questions regarding the status of your application, eligibility or qualifications determination contact: USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL


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Job Announcement Number:

NCBV13486877851219E

Control Number:

339261200