General Engineering


Department of the Air Force - Agency Wide, Department of the Air Force

Youngstown, OH - Jul 19, 2022 via USAJobs

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This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.

This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g.

GS-05 Target GS-11).

However, there may be positions with promotion potential above the GS-11 or equivalent.

The salary range indicated in this announcement will be adjusted to include locality payment for selected duty location.

General schedule locality pay table may be found under, https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/ In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Professional and Scientific Positions and the Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR)for the GS-801, General Engineer Series.

BASIC REQUIREMENT FOR ALL GRADE LEVELS:A Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in 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.

OR 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.

GS-05: Applicant who meet the basic requirements are fully qualifying for the GS-5.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:nGS-07: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-05, or equivalent in other pay systems.

Examples of specialized experience includes test engineering, instrumentation, data conversion, analysis, and evaluation of results.

ORnEDUCATION: One year of graduate level education OR Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) ORnCOMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position.

The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.

GS-09: Applicant must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level GS-07, or equivalent in other pay systems.

Examples of specialized experience include applying judgement in the independent application of the methods and techniques or precedents previously learned.

Solve problems involving several variables that must be discerned and provide and provided for in the process of completing assignments.

ORnEDUCATION: Two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Master's degree OR Master's or equivalent graduate degree ORnCOMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position.

The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.

GS-11: Applicant must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level GS-09, or equivalent in other pay systems.

Examples of specialized experience include the ability to interpret, select, and apply a variety of engineering principles and guidelines.

Analyze, investigate, and delineate specifics of the problem encountered and devises ways to meeting engineering requirements.

ORnEDUCATION: Three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D.

degree or Ph.D.

or equivalent doctoral degree.

ORnCOMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position.

The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.

Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800/ 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:n1.

Knowledge of multi-disciplinary professional engineering concepts, principles, practices, standards, methods, techniques, materials, and equipment.n2.

Skill in preparing design concepts and ability to convey ideas and formulate working drawings using Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD)Geographic Information System, (GIS), and project management/scheduling software programs such as Micro Soft Project and Primavera.n3.

Skill in evaluating state-of-the-art scientific and environmental/engineering technologies and incorporating into the planning, design, operation, maintenance, repair, and upgrade of installation natural and built infrastructure.n4.

Knowledge of the principles, practices, and policies of professional engineering program management to include program planning and budget cycles, and financial control/budgeting systems.n5.

Knowledge of contracting principles, policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements as applied to program management.

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.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social).

Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

DEFINITION:n*** The term "Current post-secondary student" means a person who is currently enrolled in, and in good academic standing at a full-time program at an institution of higher education; and is making satisfactory progress toward receipt of a baccalaureate or graduate degree; and has completed at least one year of the program.

*** The term "recent graduate" means a person who was awarded a degree by an institution of higher education not more than two years before the date of the appointment of such person, except in the case of a person who has completed a period of obligated service in a uniform service of more than four years.



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