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This National Guard position is for a CIVIL ENGINEER, Position Description Number T5904800 and is part of the WY 153rd Civil Engineering Squadron, National Guard.
This position serves as a Civil Engineer with the 153d Civil Engineering Squadron, Wyoming Air National Guard.
Provides supervisory (less than 25%) and technical assistance to the Base /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. The incumbent provides subordinate guidance and team leadership to Dual Status and Title 5 employees. Incumbent performs planning development necessary to accomplish architecture and engineering functions for programs essential to state Air National Guard daily operations, training, and readiness missions. Fosters an environment conducive to teaming among service providers and customers to meet state Air National Guard requirements
** This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties. **
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required.
This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program.
Employees are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).
The Selected applicant must complete an "I-9, Employment Verification", "OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment", and a "Declaration of Relatives in the Wyoming Military Department" prior to the appointment date.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation
Veteran's preference does not apply to this advertisement.
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive MAY BE authorized, if eligible. Subject to funding and approval.
PCS is not authorized in lieu of incentives.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & NOTES:
1. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
2. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
3. Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
4. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
5. The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment.
You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.
6. "This position is designated as Essential Personnel and may be subject to duty in preparation for, or in response to, a state emergency or disaster declaration. This designation will not exceed 14 calendar days per year unless otherwise approved in advance by the TAG."
QualificationsIn order to qualify, applicant must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.
A. Degree: Engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by ABET; 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. (Include legible copies of transcripts with application.)
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 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 by including appropriate documentation:
1. Professional registration or licensure -- Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) 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 Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination or any other written test required for professional registration by an engineering licensure board 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 that included the courses specified in the basic requirements under paragraph A. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program as described in paragraph A.
4. Related curriculum -- Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field, e.g., engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a bachelor's 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.)
Note: An applicant who meets the basic requirements as specified in A or B above, except as noted under B.1., may qualify for positions in any branch of engineering unless selective factors indicate otherwise.
C. Graduate Education: Regardless of the field of undergraduate study, completion of the requirements for a master's or higher degree in engineering is fully qualifying for the grade indicated, provided the applicant's total background, i.e., education and any experience, demonstrates evidence of knowledge, skills, and abilities that are substantially equivalent to those acquired through the successful completion of the courses specified in paragraph A.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show 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
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience which includes (1) involved in reviewing and setting technical standards and policies, as well as those involved in the execution of the mission, (2) knowledge about projects that cover the total spectrum of civil engineering, (3) ability to lead a team of engineers to deliver on time and budget and of quality.
Must possess a valid driver's license.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs)
1. Coordinating, planning and scheduling work; establishing and monitoring internal controls; and ensuring application of regulations, policies, directives, and professional engineering practices to promote a smooth flow and even distribution, with other organizations and customers.
2. Identifying changes in priorities, implementing such changes, and providing advice on significant issues and problems.
3. Establishing metrics and utilizing analysis to ensure actions are timely and reviewed at critical points.
4. Accepting, amending or rejecting work presented by subordinates and following-up to ensure complete and quality resolution of discrepancies.
5. Assessing and revising policies and procedures to find ways to improve quality, timeliness, and efficiency of work.
6. Providing technical instructions and information on architectural, engineering and other technical requirements and assigning phases of projects to appropriate personnel.
7. Reviewing work accomplishment during progress and, upon completion directing changes to achieve technically accurate and adequate layout and design computations, specifications, and estimates.
8. Establishing technical engineering and architectural processes, criteria, and functions; and preparing or directing the preparation of engineering and architectural drawings, specifications and independent cost estimates for the construction, modification and maintenance of a wide variety of military buildings, structures, pavements, grounds, and utilities systems.
9. Indicating and following-up on changes in plans and specifications to meet technical, functional and utilization requirements.
10. Preparing for record and higher authority, studies, briefs, reports, summaries, etc., pertaining to the base engineering functions and responsibilities.
11. Presenting briefings on acquisitions, construction, operation, maintenance, and financial management concerning real property facilities in staff meetings and in daily activities.
12. Identifying and discussing problems as well as corrective actions being taken, program status, including fiscal aspects of the engineering portion of the annual budget, and related matters of interest to the Commander and his staff.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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 (www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx)
The Wyoming Military Department's (WYMD) 335, Personnel - General Merit Placement & Promotion Plan, 15 February 2018, is available at:
Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the Wyoming National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line via www.USAJOBS.gov. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Civil Engineering
- Decision Making
- Engineering & Construction Acquisition
- Project Management
- Technical Competence
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume which includes:
* Your full name, mailing address, email address, and phone numbers where you can be reached
* A narrative of your work (paid or unpaid), training, education, and/or other experiences that may be related to this vacancy
* Show actual begin and end dates (e.g. 02/2015 - 03/2017 or Feb 2017 - Mar - 2017) format and hours worked per week for all work experience submitted.
* List all pertinent civilian and military experiences
* Describe your duties (work experience) in your own words. Do not submit copies or official position descriptions.
2. Other supporting documents:
*** SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action (Current or former Federal employees in either the Competitive or Excepted Service)
* Block 24 must indicate a 1, 2, or 3 on the SF-50.
* Reinstatement Eligibility only applies to Federal employees in the Competitive Service.
** There is no time limit on reinstatement eligibility for those who:
- Have veterans' preference, or
- Acquired career tenure by completing 3 years of substantially continuous creditable service.
** If you do not have veterans' preference or did not acquire career tenure, you may be reinstated within 3 years after the date of your separation.
- For more information regarding reinstatement eligibility, refer to: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/reinstatement/
*** Cover Letter
*** Performance Appraisal or Letter of Recommendation
* Provide summary page only. If not in possession of an appraisal, provide a Letter of Recommendation.
*** College transcripts must be submitted with application.
*** If Claiming Combination of education and experience as defined above, background must be demonstrated by providing appropriate documentation previously identified in Paragraph B above.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10695927
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
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Agency contact information
AddressWY 153rd Civil Engineering Squadron
217 Dell Range Blvd
Cheyenne, WY 82009
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.
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