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Job opening: Engineering Technician (Civil)

Salary: $85 236 - 110 803 per year
Published at: Feb 16 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: As the Engineering Technician working in the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, New York District in Jersey City, New Jersey, you will report to the Branch Chief of the Survey Section in Operations Division.


Computes the scale for features and chart sizes to clearly depict the desired information to maintain industry standards. Performs yardage computations for dredging contracts. Provides expertise on availability and feasibility of various cartographic methods and techniques. Operates a CADD (computer-aided design and drafting) and GIS (geographic information system) to construct base overlays for navigation charts. Utilizes various applications and survey data to generate a product that is used for dredging. Performs comprehensive edits of plots, manuscripts, and resource material to verify accuracy of the charts. Digitizes bank lines and physical features to develop and update digital line drawings from field work sheets, aerial photographs, or other data. Compiles Information from previous charts, private organizations, other state and federal agencies, and field worksheets to create base maps.


  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • This position requires you to submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter.
  • The duties of this position require the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid state Driver's License in one of the 50 U.S. states or possessions to operate vehicles.
  • Appointment to this position is subject to a one year probationary period unless the appointee has previously met the requirements as described in 5 CFR Part 315. While probationary the incumbent can be terminated with limited appeal rights.
  • This position has a Temporary Duty (TDY) or business travel requirement of 10% of the time.


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 EmployeesCurrent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability RetirementPriority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference EligibleReinstatementVeterans 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; 1) Using CADD (computer-aided design and drafting) for drawings; 2) Utilizing surveying data to design charts; and 3) Performing calculations used for civil work projects. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Arithmetic/Mathematical ReasoningSoil ScienceSurveying 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-09).


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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