Job opening: Engineering Technician (Civil)
Salary: $62 898 - 89 835 per year
Published at: Dec 07 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel of the Department of Defense to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.
About the Position: Serves as senior technician supporting the contract field inspection functions and in-house surveys teams. Participates with the Section Chief and other office staff in assessing the need to use either in-house survey crews or contract survey services.
Maintain strong technical knowledge and experience in geomatics discipline and of survey practices, procedures, industry standards, and emerging survey practices and technologies.
Lead the activities of employees engaged in the inspection of contractor's field operations and in the performance of technical and administrative office work.
Engage in field activities which includes surveillance, inspection, and coordination of survey contractor field operations, and office activities.
Complete job estimates, processing delivery orders, evaluation of work reports, and processing requests for payment.
Exercise significant latitude in crew assignments and crew positioning as required to accomplish surveying job assignments.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- Incumbent may be required to travel (TDY) up to 20% or less each year.
- Medical/Drug/Physical test is required on a regular basis for this position.
- Appointment to this position may be subject to a one-year probationary period.
- Possess or obtain and maintain a valid USACE Boat Operators license or U.S. Coast Guard License within six months of appointment.
- Possess or obtain and maintain a valid state Driver's License.
- This position requires the employee to use personal protective equipment provided by the employer.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
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 for GS-10:
One year of specialized experience which includes 1) Performing job estimates, processing delivery orders, and evaluating work reports 2) Determining project requirements and deciding upon the surveying methods that best satisfy project needs AND 3) Surveying, inspecting, and coordinating survey contractor field operations. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).
Specialized Experience for GS-11:
One year of specialized experience which includes 1) Performing job estimates, processing delivery orders, and evaluating work reports 2) Determining project requirements and deciding upon the surveying methods that best satisfy project needs 3) Surveying, inspecting, and coordinating survey contractor field operations and 4) Planning, coordinating, and directing the survey crew activities. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-10).
Qualification requirement: Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
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.
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