General Engineer

Department of Defense Chantilly, VA
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VETERANS PREFERENCE/CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL

In accordance with DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria.

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Responsibilities

As a GENERAL ENGINEER you will be responsible for the following duties:

* Prepare, provides, and evaluates conventional plans, designs, design specifications, and related documentation.

* Determines and/or executes actions for a wide range of assignments involving combinations of complex features.

* Provides advice to senior colleagues and/or agency officials responsible for broad program operations.

* Serves as technical authority and/or Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR).

* Manages issues and risks to balance cost, schedule, and technical performance.

* Researches trends and patterns.

* Develops new methods and criteria.

* Proposes new policies and practices.

* Conducts technical analysis and field and/or laboratory work to achieve desired products or services.

* Makes decisions and executes and/or directs actions exploring, reconciling, and resolving major uncertainties, unique situations, obscure problems, or conflicting objectives typically resulting from the abstract nature of the concepts or the existence of serious conflicts among scientific requirements, technological developments, standards, program direction, and administrative requirements.

* Evaluates the value and applicability of new or improved technology, strategies, trends, or applications.

* Interacts with the NRO-user community with respect to system and/or operational requirements.

* Assess project and program effectiveness.

* Develops criteria, procedures, or instructions for particular functional or specialized area.

* Provides recommendations on problems, conditions, programs, and functions to a broad customer base.

* Provides expertise and advice on program planning and policy-making functions covering a broad range of engineering, architecture, or scientific programs.

* Plans, develops, advises on, and implements crucial projects and/or segments of NRO programs, projects, or activities.

For GG-13 additional duties include:

* Provides findings and recommendations to senior colleagues and/or agency officials responsible for broad program operations.

* Serves as an authoritative expert and consultant on a broad program, a highly specialized field, or for assignments which affects national or international interests.

* Reviews and evaluates studies, projects, proposals, or reports.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - May be required to travel CONUS and OCONUS in commercial or military aircraft to perform temporary duty.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

13

* Job family (Series)

0801 General Engineering

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must be a US citizen

* Male born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service

* Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered

* This is a Drug Testing designated position

* Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under U.S.C. 1601

* Must obtain/maintain Critical Sensitive TS/SCI clearance w/polygraph

* WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time

* OVERTIME: Occasionally

* TOUR OF DUTY: Flexible

* PCS (Permanent Change of Station): Not Authorized

* FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA): Exempt

* FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: Required

* TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is not telework eligible

* SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: For more information please visit: https://www.sss.gov/

Qualifications

This position has a Basic Requirement for the 0801 series: 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.

OR

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:

1. Professional registration or licensure -- Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT)1, 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)2 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.

* NOTE: Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.

The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel

Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized

experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and

QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 06/25/2018

Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position. Such experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the position to be filled. Experience must be reflected in your resume.

Specialized experience required for this position is:

For GG-12

* Utilizes engineering disciplines for overhead SIGINT technology to include the modeling assimilation and/or Satellite Tool Kit (STK) and front end integration to define, assess and manage the lifecycle process.

* Knowledge of Federal Government Acquisition laws, principles and practices for systems engineering development.

* Assesses issues and risks to balance lifecycle cost, schedule, and technical performance of new development requests.

* Assists in complex analytic projects to produce authoritative analytical products (such as test plans and final reports), and employ new methodological approaches to analyze information on overhead reconnaissance systems.

* Knowledge of DoD and Intelligence community organizations.

* Employs multidisciplinary engineering technical disciplines specifically a combination of the following: Aerospace, Aeronautical, Computer/Software, Electrical, and Mechanical, to project development, execution and advisory services.

For GG-13

* Applies engineering disciplines for overhead SIGINT technology to include the modeling assimilation and/or Satellite Tool Kit (STK) and front end integration to define, assess and manage the lifecycle process.

* Utilizes Federal Government Acquisition laws, principles and practices for systems engineering development.

* Manages issues and risks to balance lifecycle cost, schedule, and technical performance of new development requests.

* Lead complex analytic projects to produce authoritative analytical products (such as test plans and final reports), and employ new methodological approaches to analyze information on overhead reconnaissance systems.

* Documented experience in DoD and Intelligence community organizations.

* Employs multidisciplinary engineering technical disciplines specifically a combination of the following: Aerospace, Aeronautical, Computer/Software, Electrical, and Mechanical, to project development, execution and advisory services.

Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:

1. Organizational Awareness

2. General Engineering

3. Structural Engineering

4.Project Management

5. Research

6. Communication

Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at: DOD GEN APP INFO

Education

Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Superior Academic Achievement does not apply to DCIPS positions.

Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.

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