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General Engineer – Ramstein, Germany
U.S. Air Forces, Europe, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 79147Start Date: 04/10/2019End Date: 04/17/2019
QUALIFICATIONS: 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. Basic Requirement for GS-0801/0810/0830/0850-13, GENERAL ENGINEER: 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.
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. Click here to view occupational requirements for this position. Basic Requirement for GS-0808-13, ARCHITECTURE ENGINEER:
A Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) in architecture; or related field that included 60 semester hours of course work in architecture or related disciplines of which at least (1) 30 semester hours were in architectural design, and (2) 6 semester hours were in each of the following: structural technology, properties of materials and methods of construction, and environmental control systems.
Combination of Education and Experience: College-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the arts and sciences underlying professional architecture, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the architectural principles, methods, and techniques and their applications to the design and construction or improvement of buildings. AND
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: Knowledge of professional engineering concepts, principles, and practices in two or more disciplines including mechanical, electrical, civil, fire protection, life safety, energy, familiarity with architecture and planning disciplines, and knowledge of existing and applicable software applications in the functional area of responsibility to effectively manage engineering functions to support the organization’s mission. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the GS-12 grade/level position or equivalent in the federal service. NOTE: You must submit a copy of transcripts. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-12 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. 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: Professional knowledge of a wide range of engineering or architectural theories, concepts, principles, practices, techniques and methods to apply advanced concepts and principles to building design, construction processes, and project management. Thorough knowledge of design/construction standards, methods, practices, techniques, materials, and contracting procedures relevant to executing assigned contracts/projects. Knowledge of current U.S. laws and regulations, as they pertain to Facility Engineering. Knowledge of standard programming, budget, and funding processes. Ability to forecast, develop, and evaluate resource requirements pertaining to assigned project(s), and develop concise written technical information appropriate for any specific audience. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with senior officials from a broad array of activities, including federal and local government and industry. 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.
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