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    The ideal candidate will have experience in planning, developing, and executing infrastructure projects utilizing knowledge and experience of engineering techniques to meet current and future property and facility utilization plans. This position starts at a salary of $64,180 (GS-11). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the National Preparedness Directorate team within FEMA.

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    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position you will serve as an Engineering Technician. Typical assignments include:

    • Planning, developing, executing and reviewing complex and unique drawings and integrating drawings from a variety of engineering areas. Overseeing and coordinating all activities pertaining to the construction, acquisition, operation, and maintenance of facilities to meet and support training mission needs and objectives.
    • Preparing drawings for civil, electrical, mechanical, structural, and architectural components. Completing layouts for a variety of technical mechanical equipment which possesses integral parts and varied complex sized, shapes and functions including boilers, chillers, pumps, and associated equipment. Reviewing drawings to ensure that drafting work is accurate and well-arranged.
    • Utilizing Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) software to provide technical design assistance and drawing production.
    • Developing and implementing strategic plans and schedules for facility repair and maintenance activities. Providing cost estimates and analyses, time estimates, and other input to plans and specifications for projects for new construction and renovations.
    • Ensuring that immediate and long-term environmental concerns are appropriately reflected in design construction, anticipated operations, and eventual disposal of such facilities.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require travel (5%).

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0802 Engineering Technical

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