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Engineering Technician – Indianapolis, Indiana
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 560164Start Date: 01/05/2022End Date: 01/27/2022
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 01/26/2022. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-11 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-10. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. You may qualify based on your experience as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-10 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Prepare plans, specifications, and estimates for complex projects, which include multi-disciplinary architectural, fire and safety, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, telecommunication, analog and digital electronics, and hazardous material abatement design Administers contracts for compliance, evaluates submissions, and processes payment applications and invoices within required time frames Reviews preliminary design drawings and specifications for errors and omissions and technical soundness You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Attention to DetailBuilding and ConstructionContract AdministrationContracting/ProcurementDesignGeneral EngineeringProject ManagementTeamwork 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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: The work involves regular sitting, may require some physical exertion long periods of standing, walking, bending, climbing, and crawling in or around the facility and construction sites, field inspections, or to observe and study work operations in an industrial, storage, or comparable work area. Work hours can vary from the norm depending upon the circumstances surrounding project performance, which can entail night, weekend, and/or extended work hours. Work may also include frequent lifting of moderately heavy items weighing less than 50 pounds (i.e., 23 kilograms), such as equipment and samples. Work Environment: Work is occasionally performed in construction areas with inherent hazards and can include areas of adverse environments which contain suspended dust and other particulate, have high ambient or impact noise levels, resonate with vibrations, or range in temperature and humidity extremes. The majority of the work is involved in “clean” construction areas and office setting.
Special safety precautions such as protective clothing and gear may be necessary as the work involves regular and recurring exposure to moderate risks, discomforts, and unpleasantness such as: high noise levels, infectious materials, or toxic or irritating chemicals; dust, auto exhaust; high winds and low or high temperatures; adverse weather conditions; contagious diseases; carcinogenic materials; noxious fumes; flammable liquids; or radiation For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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