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Salary: $57 853 - 75 206 per year
Published at: Jul 11 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to provide a variety of engineering services including infrastructure program development, technical surveillance, on-site construction management and planning and design of maintenance, repair, and support of the Maintenance Engineering mission.


1. Serves as the Base Civil Engineer and/or Operations Flight liaison for all installation activities for special engineering, programming, and feasibility studies relating to infrastructure maintenance and repair considerations. 2. Performs the layout and design of moderately complex electrical equipment and systems such as indoor and outdoor lighting, electric power distribution, alarm systems, control switchboards and systems, lightning protection systems, and other similar and related types of electrical systems and equipment. 3. Incumbent monitors and evaluates contractor's work performance relating to minor construction, repair, and maintenance projects designed. 4. Reviews drawings, plans, specifications, and cost estimates prepared by engineering flight to ensure all planning, reliability and maintainability considerations are included. 5. Serves as the Wing Engineering Technician responsible for the day-to-day overall management of one or more base? wide programs such as the Base Roof Maintenance, Water Treatment, Backflow Prevention, and Cathodic Protection programs. Formulates and publishes wing policies, procedures, and standard operation instructions for the program and publishes guidance on how the Civil Engineer Squadron interfaces with the other organizations on base.


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments.
  • This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.
  • Must be licensed to drive a vehicle.
  • PCS expenses are not authorized.


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, Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Technical and Medical Support Positions. BASIC REQUIREMENT OR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Technical work in: drafting, surveying construction estimating, physical science, mathematics, aerospace, architecture, chemicals, electrical or mechanical systems, mining, petroleum, or nuclear systems. Experience in a trade or craft may be credited as specialized experience when the work provided intensive knowledge of engineering principles, techniques, methods, and precedents. Examples are trade positions with substantial developmental, test, or design responsibilities such as: Planner and estimator who analyzed designs for production purposes. Instrument maker or model maker who performed design or development work on devices fabricated. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-08, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes extensive knowledge of engineering technician procedures and an ability to apply appropriate principles and techniques, knowledge of Air Force civil engineering policies, procedures and operations. 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-08 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. 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: 1. Practical knowledge of the methods and techniques of engineering principles related to facility maintenance, repair and construction practice and procedures. 2. Practical knowledge of inspection practices and procedures in the facility maintenance industry. 3. Ability to read and interpret engineering and architectural plans and specifications and to review plans for constructability, maintainability, and reliability. Ability to apply good judgement in the inspection procedures. 4. Skill in using installed computer software and skill and accuracy in simple engineering and mathematical computations. 5. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to maintain harmonious relations with others. 6. Practical knowledge of electrical systems and facility layouts. 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.


IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


  • Address JBSA Fort Sam Houston 2484 Stanley Rd, Bldg 2263, Ste 323 JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 US
  • Name: Total Force Service Center
  • Phone: 1-800-525-0102
  • Email: [email protected]


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