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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

Summary About the Position: Provides a wide variety of technical support required in the management of construction activities performed for Construction Division. Responsibilities Reviews engineering documents (e.g., plans and specifications) and transmittal documentation for general completeness, and adherence to organization?s standards. Assists engineers, construction quality assurance personnel and contractor personnel with data quality issues that arise with the Resident Management System (RMS). Receives all transmittals; to include submittal registers, preconstruction submittals, technical submittals, closeout documents, operations and maintenance manuals, and as-built drawings for Military Construction and Civil Works projects. Uses RMS to populate various aspects of data that are part of the construction process. In support of Office functions, coordinates with Project Engineer, QA Representatives, District Office, Customer Representatives, contractors and others as necessary in accomplishing assigned tasks. Serves as one of the three District principal trainers on the Resident Management System (RMS) software system. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Current Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army) Executive Order (E.O.) 12721 Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473 Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible People with Disabilities, Schedule A Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible Reinstatement Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes assisting with engineering duties in support of construction activities, administrative and technical support, receiving drawings, plans, and specifications, assisting with preparation of government contracts through the use of a quality management and contract administration system such as the Resident Management System (RMS), preparing a variety of documents and recurring reports, and applying regulations, policies and procedures related to construction engineering practices. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Communications Contracting/Procurement Project Management Systems Administration and Maintenance Technical Reviews Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-06). Education Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Construction, Engineering, Infrastructure Career Field (CF). You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Eligible for situational telework only, including emergency and OPM prescribed "unscheduled".