Specialized experience: To qualify applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-11). Specialized experience is defined as: experience managing, designing, scheduling and budgeting projects, including civil/site work, structural, mechanical, environmental, vertical and horizontal building construction projects; experience preparing construction contract documents, A-E Scope of Work and estimating the cost associated with these services; experience with and working knowledge of code and compliance regulations such as Unified Facilities Criteria and Guide Specifications, ASHRAE, International and NYS Building Codes, OSHA/Safety compliance requirements and Leadership in Energy and Environmental (LEED) principles.
BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT for Civil Engineer/Mechanical Engineer/Electrical Engineer
Bachelor's or higher-level degree in 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 transcripts to support education).
Bachelor's or higher-level degree in engineering. The curriculum included 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) statistics, dynamics+ADs- (b) strength of materials (stress/strain relationships)+ADs- (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics+ADs- (d) thermodynamics+ADs- (e) electrical fields and circuits+ADs- (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties)+ADs- and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science of physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. (You must provide transcripts to support educational claims).
Currently registered as a professional engineer by a state in the United States, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. I also have college-level education, training, and/or technical expertise 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. (You must provide transcripts to support educational claims).
Completed all the requirements for either (a) a bachelor's degree in engineering technology Bachelor's Engineering Technology (BET)from an accredited college or university that included 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences, or (b) a BET from a program accredited by the ABET+ADs- and I have successfully passed the Engineer in Training examination, or the written test required for professional registration, that is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. (You must provide transcripts to support educational claims).
Combination of at least 4 years of college-level education, training, and/or technical expertise that included successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences, including the courses listed in paragraph B above. The courses are fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum. (You must provide transcripts to support educational claims).
BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT for Architect
Bachelor's degree or above in architecture. (You must provide transcripts to support educational claims).
Bachelor's degree in a field related to architecture that included 60 semester hours of course work in architecture or related disciplines of which at least 30 semester hours were in architecture design AND 6 hours were in EACH of the following: structural technology, properties of materials and methods of construction, and environmental control systems. (You must provide transcripts to support educational claims).
Bachelor's degree in architectural engineering, in which the completed course work provided knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to courses in architectural design, structural technology, properties of materials and methods of construction, and environmental control systems. (You must provide transcripts to support educational claims).
Combination of education and experience as follow: at least 1 year of experience in an architect's office or in architectural work for each year short of graduation from a program of study in architecture. In the absence of college courses, 5 years of such experience is required. This experience must have demonstrated that the applicant has acquired a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional architecture. (You must provide transcripts to support educational claims).
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.
A copy of your transcripts from an accredited college or university must be submitted at the time of application. If selected, official transcripts will be required.
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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.
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.
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.
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 he or she attains 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.