Specialized Experience: one year of specialized experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, the specialized experience must have been at the GS- 08 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service. Examples of creditable specialized experience include: draftsperson, surveying technician, construction estimator, physical science technician, or mathematical technician. 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; and Instrument maker or model maker who performed design or development work on devices fabricated.
Education: Successful completion of two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a masters degree in a directly related field such as engineering, engineering or industrial technology, construction, physics, drafting, surveying, physical science, or mathematics.
Combination: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education (beyond the 1st year) and specialized experience, as described above, which meet the total experience requirements for this grade level. The education portion must include graduate courses in a directly related field such as engineering, engineering or industrial technology, construction, physics, drafting, surveying, physical science, or mathematics.
Specialized Experience: one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-09) or in the Federal Service that has given you the particular knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of an Engineering Technician. Specialized experience would be experience that includes collecting, analyzing, engineering data, preparing designs, sketches, specifications, construction cost estimates, negotiating contracts and performing project management, inspection monitoring and controlling all phases of design and construction operations.
Specialized Experience: one year of specialized engineering experience equivalent to a GS-11 or equivalent pay grade under other pay systems that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience may have been gained through planning, organizing, and directing activities ensuring that drafting and surveying duties comply with legal and regulatory guidance; mange resources normally to meet the needs of staff and customers and ensure actions are effective and legal and regulatory compliance issues and/or customer concerns are promptly identified and addressed.
This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.
This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g. GS-09 Target GS-12).
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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of a wide range of engineering methods, principles and practices and familiarity with all engineering disciplines and architecture.
2. Knowledge of construction standards, methods, practices and techniques, materials, and equipment to determine compliance with Federal, state and local codes and regulations.
3. Ability to analyze, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, and procedures to a variety of situations and to recommend timely and economical solutions.
4. Knowledge of design, job planning, and cost estimating for the trades and crafts involved in the execution of program operations with a focus in structural and architectural areas.
5. Ability to plan, conduct, and record site/facility surveys and inspections.
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.
You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
· Position may be subject to random drug testing.
· Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
· Shift work and emergency overtime may be required.
· Employee must maintain current certifications.
· Position may require an appropriate security clearance.
Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualification.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
To determine if you are qualified for this position, your complete application will be reviewed against the qualifications required for the position being filled.