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Job Title:Architect/Engineer

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:CT-14-117 (1163532)

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

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$76,595.00 to $99,571.00 / Per Year


Thursday, July 10, 2014 to Friday, August 8, 2014




Full Time - Indefinite




1 vacancy in the following location:
East Granby, CT View Map




Not Applicable






DUTY LOCATION:  103d Civil Engineer Squadron (CES), East Granby, CT

JOB SUMMARY:  The primary purpose of this position is to provide supervisory and technical assistance to the ASUS Base Architect/Engineer in overseeing and managing the engineering shops and production control function.  Provides technical support to all assigned sections.  Provides guidance to these sections on standard and code requirements.  Develops engineered solutions to technical problems, which are incapable of being resolved by subordinates.  Typical problems require the need to perform extensive mathematical and technical calculations in engineering to include civil, mechanical, electrical, or general engineering as well as architecture. 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Air National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Connecticut Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Connecticut Air National Guard. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Connecticut Air National Guard recruiter at (860) 292-2758 before applying for this position.


  • Area 1:  All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Connecticut Air National Guard.
  • Area 2:  All current members of the Connecticut Air National Guard and individuals eligible for membership in the Connecticut Air National Guard.


  • Occasional Travel
  • Subject to supervisor discretion and funding availability


  • No


  • Must meet Compatible Military Assignment within one year from placement.
  • Wear of the military uniform is mandatory.
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory.
  • Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.


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The major duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the acquisition, construction, maintenance, repair, and operating of real property facilities, and provides related management, engineering, and other support work. 
  • Exercises authority in planning, directing, controlling and coordinating architectural or engineering activities. 
  • Utilizes program and planning documents in determining real property facility requirements for programmed units and activities within the installation. 
  • Represents the ASUS Base Architect/Engineer at meetings and conferences with HQ ANG and intermediate command staff, Commanders and staff representatives of tenant organizations, Division and District Engineer representatives of the Corps of Engineers and Naval Facilities Engineering Command, metropolitan airports commission staff; FAA, Veterans Administration, highway department representatives; Federal, states, and city Environmental Protection Agency representatives
  • Determines operational trends and forecasts requirements.   


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A. Degree: professional engineering. 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.


B. 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 one of the following:

   1. 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.

   2. Written Test -- Evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination, or the written test required for professional registration, which is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico.

   3. 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).

   4. 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.)

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Your resume and any other supporting documentation you wish to provide must clearly substantiate you currently possess 36 months of specialized experience in the following: 

  • Experience in preparing technical and engineering drawings. 
  • Experience searching out and developing new or greatly modified methods and approaches to accomplish the Civil Engineering function. 
  • Experience in coordinating and negotiating with contractors and other personnel regarding engineering and administrative matters. 
  • Experience supervising and leading others within the Engineering Occupational Series’.


  • Knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences , engineering principles, and accepted practices.
  • Ability to evaluate one's own research or of others and integration of this data into comprehensive and complete formal reports that propose best course of action.

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: All applications will be considered regardless of AFSC. Incumbent will be required to be assigned to compatible military position within 1 year of selection. The selected individual may be required to attend formal technician school training.

  • MILITARY GRADE (Prior to application):  Officer: O-1 through O-4
  • UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT:  103d Airlift Wing or any subordinate unit



Please ensure you follow all instructions carefully.  Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  Applicant must ensure resume and any other required supporting documentation clearly portrays that s/he meets the required experience level for the position. Please ensure your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing you experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total hours worked per week). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position.


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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: 

Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.


If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (see

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM:   If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (incentives). In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your serving incentive manager (CTARNG - G1 or CTANG -
Retention Office) prior to accepting an offer for the position. For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to
include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program, the following termination rule applies:

  • Incentive Termination without Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent position where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment as long as you have served at least 6 months of the bonus contract following receipt of the initial bonus payment.


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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete application (See "Required Documents" section below) by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, August 08, 2014.

To begin, click "Apply Online" to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. Click the "Submit My Answers" button to submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,, select the Application Status link and then select the "More information" link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click "Update Application" in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete. To update, correct or check on your application status, simply visit your USA Jobs account and use the Vacancy Identification Number 1163532.

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1163532. Fax your supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, August 08, 2014 to receive consideration. To complete the entire application package and submit via fax:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items
2. Fax all six pages of the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.


  • Resume showing relevant experience
  • Responses to the Assessment Questionnaire
  • Unofficial Transcripts, if used to qualify (An official transcript may be required before being hired.)
  • Copy of Professional Engineering Degree.
  • OF 306 - Declaration of Federal Employment (THIS FORM NEEDS YOUR SIGNATURE ON PAGE 2)

If you do not submit the required OF 306, you will be disqualified.


Staffing Office
Phone: (860)613-7618
Agency Information:
103rd Airlift Wing
100 Nicholson Road
East Granby, CT


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  After a review of your complete application is made, you may be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interviews.  You will be notified by email as to the status of your application after each step is completed.

Thank you for your interest in the Connecticut Air National Guard.  Good luck!

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