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					                                                         JOB LEVELING MATRIX - Individual Contributor
        Organization and
        Org Code:                                                              Human Resources
        Job Family:                                R&D Sciences
                                           Research and development (R&D) activities focus on leading, advancing and applying sc
        Description:                       deliver solutions to Laboratory missions. These jobs may involve discovery, innovative so
        Factors                                              IC1                             IC2                                IC3
        Knowledge and Skills               Applies their knowledge of          Applies their knowledge of         Utilizes a breadth of knowledge
        (Nature of knowledge               fundamental concepts,               concepts in a specialized field,   across several specialized
        and skills needed;                 practices and procedures to         demonstrating a full               disciplines with a recognized
        How the knowledge                  projects in their area of           competency and                     standing in a specialty. A
        and skills are applied;            technical specialty. Full use       comprehensive knowledge.           recognized expert in a
        Typical education and              and application of standard         Broad application of principles,   professional field.
        experience)                        principles, theories, concepts,     theories, and concepts in
                                           and techniques. May function        applicable discipline, plus
                                           as a team member; conduct           working knowledge of other         Frequently contributes to the
                                           independent technical projects      related fields. Conducts           development of new theories
                                           or scientific research.             independent technical projects     and methods. Directs technical
                                           Participates in the resolution of   or scientific research. May work   projects or scientific research.
                                           problems and in the                 with interdisciplinary teams on    May work as a senior member
                                           presentation of results. May        projects or programs that can      of a multi-disciplinary team.
                                           prepare reports. May provide        lead to new approaches. May        Sought out throughout the
                                           technical guidance or advice to     provide consultation or advice     organization for technical
                                           staff and/or immediate              to staff and/or immediate          expertise and advice. Staff at
                                           management. Staff at this level     management.                        this level are experienced
                                           are beginning to build their                                           problem solvers and are known
                                           professional reputation.                                               for innovation and creativity.

                                                                                                                  May monitor or direct activities
                                                                                                                  of a unit or subunit but does not
                                                                                                                  have formal team lead or
                                                                                                                  supervisory responsibilities




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                                                         JOB LEVELING MATRIX - Individual Contributor
        Organization and
        Org Code:                                                              Human Resources
        Job Family:                                R&D Sciences
                                           Research and development (R&D) activities focus on leading, advancing and applying sc
        Description:                       deliver solutions to Laboratory missions. These jobs may involve discovery, innovative so
        Factors                                              IC1                             IC2                                  IC3
        Complexity and                     Provides resolutions to an          Provides resolutions to a           Develops resolutions to
        Scope (Purpose of the              assortment of limited to            diverse range of moderate to        complex problems that require
        work; Nature of the                moderately complex problems         complex problems where              frequent use of creativity and
        assignment; Difficulty             where analysis of data requires     analysis of situations or data      evaluation of intangible
        in identifying the work            evaluation of identifiable          requires an in-depth evaluation     variables. Uses independent
        to be performed;                   factors. Uses judgment within       of various factors. Uses            judgement within broadly
        Difficulty and                     generally defined practices and     judgement within broadly            defined policies and practices.
        originality needed in              procedures in selecting             defined policies and practices in
        performing the work)               methods and techniques for          selecting methods, techniques
                                           obtaining solutions.                and evaluation criteria for
                                                                               obtaining results.




        Autonomy/ Judgment                 Works under general direction.      Works under limited direction.      Work is accomplished under
        (Internal/external                 Follows established                 Determines and develops             minimal direction. Exerts
        impact of the product              procedures. Applies technical       approaches to solutions.            significant latitude in
        or service; Nature of              knowledge with freedom to           Explores a variety of               determining objectives of
        guidelines for                     determine approaches to             approaches within established       assignment. May represent the
        performing the work;               complete assignments. End           practices and procedures and        organization as the principal
        Judgment needed in                 results are reviewed for            recommends                          customer contact and often
        applying or developing             soundness of judgment and           improvements/processes as           performs in a project leadership
        new procedures)                    overall adequacy and accuracy.      appropriate. Work is evaluated      role. Interacts with
                                           Primarily intra-organizational      upon completion to ensure           management and senior
                                           with occasional inter-              objectives have been met.           customer personnel on matters
                                           organizational and external         Frequent inter-organizational       requiring coordination across
                                           customer contacts on routine        and outside customer contacts.      organizational lines. The
                                           matters. May provide guidance       May represents the                  technical subject areas typically
                                           to non-exempt personnel.            organization on projects and        define scope and extent of
                                           Contributes to the fulfillment of   may perform in project              contacts.
                                           projects and organizational         leadership role directing the
                                           objectives. Failure to achieve      activities of lower level
                                           results or erroneous judgments      personnel (exempt professional      Leads programmatic or
                                           or recommendations may              and non-exempt).                    organizational activities or new
                                           require the allocation of           Contributes to the development      initiatives that impact
                                           additional resources to correct     of organizational goals and         Laboratory resources.
                                           and/or achieve project goals.       objectives. Failure to obtain       Erroneous decisions or
                                           Contribution influences project     results or erroneous judgments      recommendations would
                                           results and usually impacts         or recommendations would            normally result in the inability to
                                           sponsor satisfaction with           normally have serious results       reach crucial organizational
                                           project.                            and may require substantial         objectives and may have a
                                                                               expenditure of resources to         prolonged effect, as well as
                                                                               correct and/or achieve project      result in the expenditure of
                                                                               goals. Accepted as a key            substantial resources
                                                                               contributor. Performs work that

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                                                         JOB LEVELING MATRIX - Individual Contributor
        Organization and
        Org Code:                                                              Human Resources
        Job Family:                                R&D Sciences
                                           Research and development (R&D) activities focus on leading, advancing and applying sc
        Description:                       deliver solutions to Laboratory missions. These jobs may involve discovery, innovative so
        Factors                                              IC1                             IC2                                IC3
        Impact and                         Contributions are usually limited   Contributes to project/program     Guides the successful
        Consequence                        to assignment-related activities.   completion. Exercises              completion of major programs
        (Internal/external                 Contributes to milestone            significant impact on program      and may function in a project
        impact of the product              completion. Erroneous               results. Contributes to the        leadership role. Exerts
        or service; Nature of              decisions or recommendations        fulfillment of projects and        significant influence on major
        guidelines for                     may cause delays in program         organizational objectives.         organizational objectives.
        performing the work;               schedules, resulting in use of      Failure to achieve results or      Contributes to the development
        Judgment needed in                 additional resources. Failure to    erroneous judgments or             of organization’s goals and
        applying or developing             accomplish results can normally     recommendations may require        objectives. Failure to obtain
        new procedures;                    be overcome without a               the allocation of additional       results or erroneous judgments
        Responsibility for                 significant effect on the           resources to correct and/or        or recommendations would
        carrying out the work)             organization.                       achieve project goals.             normally have serious results
                                                                                                                  and may require substantial
                                                                                                                  expenditure of resources to
                                                                                                                  correct and/or achieve project
                                                                                                                  goals.




        Interaction and                    Primarily internal company          Frequent intra and inter-          Represents the organization as
        Collaboration                      contacts with immediate             organizational and external        the prime technical contact on
        (People and conditions             supervision and project leads or    customer contacts. Represents      contracts and projects.
        under which contacts               other exempt professionals in       the organization in providing      Interacts with senior external
        are made;                          the group or division.              solutions to difficult technical   personnel. Frequent inter-
        Responsibility for                 Infrequent inter-organizational     issues associated with specific    organizational and outside
        mentoring and                      and outside customer contacts       projects. May provide guidance     customer contacts. Represents
        leadership)                        on routine matters.                 to non-exempt personnel.           the organization on projects and
                                                                                                                  may perform in project
                                                                                                                  leadership role and/or may
                                                                                                                  supervise the activities of lower
                                                                                                                  level personnel (exempt
                                                                                                                  professional and non-exempt).




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                                                           JOB LEVELING MATRIX - Individual Contributor




vancing and applying science, technology and R&D engineering to anticipate, innovate, and
discovery, innovative solutions, and advancing the state-of-the-art.
                                                IC4                            IC5                            IC6
                           Utilizes advanced concepts        Applies state-of-the art           Position typically requires a
                           spanning several specialized      technologies to make               principal Engineering or
                           disciplines or comprehensive      advancements to the field of       Scientific authority at the
                           knowledge of one field.           knowledge in their expertise.      international level in either a
                           Conducts innovative studies or    Sought out as a technical          broad discipline or narrow,
                           research through the              “guru”. Applies cutting edge       intensely specialized field.
                           application of advanced           principles, theories, concepts,    Champions long-range
                           principles, theories, and         and technologies. Champions        positions on programs and
                           concepts. Work directly impacts   and develops innovative            technologies for world-wide
                           the present or future of the      principles and ideas. Often        consideration and is sought-out
                           organization in significant ways. instrumental in attracting and     by government leaders for
                                                             retaining projects, programs,      opinion, direction, and
                           Contributes to the development funding, and staff. Work greatly      representation of policy.
                           of innovative principles and      impacts the present or future of   Reports and publications are
                           ideas. Advice and expertise is the organization in significant       often considered of historical
                           sought throughout the             ways. May plan integration and     importance and transcend
                           organization, is a recognized     manage implementation of new       beyond engineering/scientific
                           expert outside of their own       programs. Guides and provides      communities into the populous
                           organization. Directs technical ultimate direction for projects      mainstream.
                           projects or scientific research.
                                                             May monitor or direct activities
                           May monitor or direct activities of a unit or subunit but does not
                           of a unit or subunit but does not have formal team lead or
                           have formal team lead or          supervisory responsibilities.
                           supervisory responsibilities.




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vancing and applying science, technology and R&D engineering to anticipate, innovate, and
discovery, innovative solutions, and advancing the state-of-the-art.
                                                IC4                              IC5                                 IC6
                           Works on highly complex                 Works on highly unusual,            Position typically requires an
                           problems and provides                   complex, and sensitive              incumbent who leads and
                           solutions that are highly               problems and provides state-of-     discovers new, broad-impact
                           creative and require the                the art solutions that are highly   engineering or science with
                           evaluation of intangible                creative. Uses independent          international implications and
                           variables. Uses independent             judgement to accomplish             brings recognition to the
                           judgment to accomplish                  objectives. May develop             Laboratory in the form of world-
                           objectives. May extend existing         solutions/technology that does      class awards (i.e. Nobel Prizes,
                           science/technology beyond               not exist (i.e. revolutionary       National Medals of Science,
                           current capability. (i.e.               advances)                           Fermi and E.O. Lawrence
                           evolutionary advance)                                                       Awards, etc.). Failure to
                                                                                                       achieve results and erroneous
                                                                                                       judgments would normally have
                                                                                                       prolonged and profound
                                                                                                       international consequences.



                           Works under consultative                Works under consultative            Position typically requires
                           direction toward predetermined          direction toward predetermined      solutions for problems of
                           long-range targets. Determines          long-range targets. Exercises       international significance
                           and pursues courses of action           independence and initiative to      demanding world-wide authority
                           essential in obtaining desired          develop new technology,             and leadership. Serves as an
                           outcomes.                               science and/or projects.            authority for technical decision-
                           Serves as organization                  Determines and pursues              making and direction at an
                           spokesperson on specialized             courses of action essential in      international level.
                           projects or programs. Acts as           obtaining desired outcomes.
                           prime consultant on large               Recognized as an expert in field
                           projects that affect the                internally and externally. May
                           organizations long-term goals           make major contributions at a
                           and objectives.                         national level to scientific
                           Pilots or changes a knowledge           literature and conferences.
                           area by developing new ideas,           Serves as organization
                           modifying an approach or                spokesperson on specialized
                           redefining customer                     projects or programs.
                           requirements that impact                Champions large projects that
                           organizational operations or            affect the organizations long-
                           directions.                             term goals and objectives.
                           Erroneous decisions or                  As a known expert, develops
                           recommendations would                   new concepts and approaches
                           normally result in failure to           that significantly impact the
                           reach goals crucial to significant      Laboratory. Erroneous
                           organizational objectives and           decisions or recommendations
                           would profoundly affect the             would normally result in failure
                           image of the organization.              to reach goals crucial to
                                                                   significant organizational
                                                                   objectives and would profoundly
                                                                   affect the image of the
                                                                   organization.

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                                                           JOB LEVELING MATRIX - Individual Contributor




vancing and applying science, technology and R&D engineering to anticipate, innovate, and
discovery, innovative solutions, and advancing the state-of-the-art.
                                                IC4                              IC5                                  IC6
                           Develops advanced                       Contributions have significant      Leads the development and
                           technological ideas and guides          impact and frequently lead to       implementation of new and/or
                           their development into a final          new applications, resulting in      expanded capabilities that
                           product. All aspects of                 new opportunities. Erroneous        impact the present and future
                           performance affect the image of         decisions or recommendations        direction of the Laboratory.
                           the organization’s technological        would normally result in failure    Erroneous decisions or
                           capability. Erroneous decisions         to reach goals crucial to           recommendations would
                           or recommendations would                significant organizational          normally result in failure to
                           normally result in the inability to     objectives and would profoundly     reach goals crucial to significant
                           reach crucial organizational            affect the image of the             organizational objectives and
                           objectives and may have a               organization.                       would profoundly affect the
                           prolonged effect, as well as                                                image of the organization.
                           result in the expenditure of
                           substantial resources.




                           Sought after as organization            Key contributor. Participation is   Distinguished record of
                           spokesperson on advanced                critical to projects. Significant   creativity and innovation.
                           projects and/or programs. Acts          influence with customer and         Recognized as expert in field.
                           as advisor to management and            management. May be utilized         Used as internal consultant and
                           customers on advanced                   as internal consultant.             influential with customers/
                           technical research studies.             Frequently recognized as            sponsors and management.
                           Represents the organization as          expert in field. Serves as          Recognized as an expert in field
                           the principal customer contact          organization spokesperson on        internally and externally. Serves
                           and generally performs in a             specialized projects or             as organization spokesperson
                           program/project leadership role.        programs. Acts as prime             on specialized projects or
                           Interacts with management and           leader on large                     programs. Champions large
                           senior customer personnel on            programs/projects that affect       projects that affect the
                           matters requiring coordination          the organizations long-term         organizations long-term goals
                           across organizational lines.            goals and objectives.               and objectives.




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                                                   JOB LEVELING MATRIX - Individual Contributor
                        Organization and
                        Org Code:                                                              Human Resources
                        Job Family:                             Technical & Engineering Services, Operations & Facilities
                                                                The development and application of integrated engineering, technical, applied
                        Description:                            create, maintain, and enable the Laboratory's physical and operational infrast
                                                                secure manner.
                        Factors                                                   IC1                                     IC2
                        Knowledge and Skills                    Applies their knowledge of              Applies their knowledge of
                        (Nature of knowledge                    fundamental concepts, practices         concepts in a specialized field,
                        and skills needed; How                  and procedures to projects in their     demonstrating a full competency
                        the knowledge and                       area of technical specialty. Full use   and comprehensive knowledge.
                        skills are applied;                     and application of standard             Broad application of principles,
                        Typical education and                   principles, theories, concepts, and     theories, and concepts in applicable
                        experience)                             techniques. May function as a team      discipline, plus working knowledge
                                                                member; conduct independent             of other related fields. Conducts
                                                                technical projects or scientific        independent technical projects or
                                                                research. Participates in the           scientific research. May work with
                                                                resolution of problems and in the       interdisciplinary teams on projects
                                                                presentation of results. May            or programs that can lead to new
                                                                prepare reports. May provide            approaches. May provide
                                                                technical guidance or advice to staff   consultation or advice to staff
                                                                and/or immediate management.            and/or immediate management.
                                                                Staff at this level are beginning to
                                                                build their professional reputation.




                        Complexity and Scope                    Provides resolutions to an              Provides resolutions to a diverse
                        (Purpose of the work;                   assortment of limited to moderately     range of moderate to complex
                        Nature of the                           complex problems where analysis         problems where analysis of
                        assignment; Difficulty in               of data requires evaluation of          situations or data requires an in-
                        identifying the work to                 identifiable factors. Uses judgment     depth evaluation of various factors.
                        be performed; Difficulty                within generally defined practices      Uses judgement within broadly
                        and originality needed                  and procedures in selecting             defined policies and practices in
                        in performing the work)                 methods and techniques for              selecting methods, techniques and
                                                                obtaining solutions.                    evaluation criteria for obtaining
                                                                                                        results.




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                                                   JOB LEVELING MATRIX - Individual Contributor
                        Organization and
                        Org Code:                                                              Human Resources
                        Job Family:                             Technical & Engineering Services, Operations & Facilities
                                                                The development and application of integrated engineering, technical, applied
                        Description:                            create, maintain, and enable the Laboratory's physical and operational infrast
                                                                secure manner.
                        Factors                                                  IC1                                      IC2
                        Autonomy/ Judgment                      Works under general direction.          Works under limited direction.
                        (Internal/external                      Follows established procedures.         Determines and develops
                        impact of the product or                Applies technical knowledge with        approaches to solutions. Explores a
                        service; Nature of                      freedom to determine approaches         variety of approaches within
                        guidelines for                          to complete assignments. End            established practices and
                        performing the work;                    results are reviewed for soundness      procedures and recommends
                        Judgment needed in                      of judgment and overall adequacy        improvements/processes as
                        applying or developing                  and accuracy. Primarily intra-          appropriate. Work is evaluated
                        new procedures)                         organizational with occasional inter-   upon completion to ensure
                                                                organizational and external             objectives have been met. Frequent
                                                                customer contacts on routine            inter-organizational and outside
                                                                matters. May provide guidance to        customer contacts. May represents
                                                                non-exempt personnel.                   the organization on projects and
                                                                Contributes to the fulfillment of       may perform in project leadership
                                                                projects and organizational             role directing the activities of lower
                                                                objectives. Failure to achieve          level personnel (exempt
                                                                results or erroneous judgments or       professional and non-exempt).
                                                                recommendations may require the         Contributes to the development of
                                                                allocation of additional resources to   organizational goals and objectives.
                                                                correct and/or achieve project          Failure to obtain results or
                                                                goals. Contribution influences          erroneous judgments or
                                                                project results and usually impacts     recommendations would normally
                                                                sponsor satisfaction with project.      have serious results and may
                                                                                                        require substantial expenditure of
                                                                                                        resources to correct and/or achieve
                                                                                                        project goals. Accepted as a key
                                                                                                        contributor. Performs work that
                                                                                                        contributes to or impacts concepts,
                                                                                                        processes, or customer
                                                                                                        requirements.




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                                                   JOB LEVELING MATRIX - Individual Contributor
                        Organization and
                        Org Code:                                                              Human Resources
                        Job Family:                             Technical & Engineering Services, Operations & Facilities
                                                                The development and application of integrated engineering, technical, applied
                        Description:                            create, maintain, and enable the Laboratory's physical and operational infrast
                                                                secure manner.
                        Factors                                                   IC1                                   IC2
                        Impact and                              Contributions are usually limited to   Contributes to project/program
                        Consequence                             assignment-related activities.         completion. Exercises significant
                        (Internal/external                      Contributes to milestone               impact on program results.
                        impact of the product or                completion. Erroneous decisions or     Contributes to the fulfillment of
                        service; Nature of                      recommendations may cause              projects and organizational
                        guidelines for                          delays in program schedules,           objectives. Failure to achieve
                        performing the work;                    resulting in use of additional         results or erroneous judgments or
                        Judgment needed in                      resources. Failure to accomplish       recommendations may require the
                        applying or developing                  results can normally be overcome       allocation of additional resources to
                        new procedures;                         without a significant effect on the    correct and/or achieve project
                        Responsibility for                      organization.                          goals.
                        carrying out the work)




                        Interaction and                         Primarily internal company contacts    Frequent intra and inter-
                        Collaboration (People                   with immediate supervision and         organizational and external
                        and conditions under                    project leads or other exempt          customer contacts. Represents the
                        which contacts are                      professionals in the group or          organization in providing solutions
                        made; Responsibility                    division. Infrequent inter-            to difficult technical issues
                        for mentoring and                       organizational and outside             associated with specific projects.
                        leadership)                             customer contacts on routine           May provide guidance to non-
                                                                matters.                               exempt personnel.




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engineering, technical, applied science, and business management functions necessary to successfully
hysical and operational infrastructure. This relates particularly to operating in a safe, compliant, and

                                     IC3                                              IC4                                   IC5
                    Utilizes a breadth of knowledge                 Utilizes advanced concepts            Applies state-of-the art
                    across several specialized                      spanning several specialized          technologies to make
                    disciplines with a recognized                   disciplines or comprehensive          advancements to the field of
                    standing in a specialty. A                      knowledge of one field. Conducts      knowledge in their expertise.
                    recognized expert in a professional             innovative studies or research        Sought out as a technical “guru”.
                    field.                                          through the application of advanced   Applies cutting edge principles,
                                                                    principles, theories, and concepts.   theories, concepts, and
                                                                    Work directly impacts the present     technologies. Champions and
                    Frequently contributes to the                   or future of the organization in      develops innovative principles and
                    development of new theories and                 significant ways.                     ideas. Often instrumental in
                    methods. Directs technical projects                                                   attracting and retaining projects,
                    or scientific research. May work as             Contributes to the development of programs, funding, and staff. Work
                    a senior member of a multi-                     innovative principles and ideas.      greatly impacts the present or
                    disciplinary team. Sought out                   Advice and expertise is sought        future of the organization in
                    throughout the organization for                 throughout the organization, is a     significant ways. May plan
                    technical expertise and advice.                 recognized expert outside of their    integration and manage
                    Staff at this level are experienced             own organization. Directs technical implementation of new programs.
                    problem solvers and are known for               projects or scientific research.      Guides and provides ultimate
                    innovation and creativity.                                                            direction for projects
                                                                    May monitor or direct activities of a
                    May monitor or direct activities of a           unit or subunit but does not have     May monitor or direct activities of a
                    unit or subunit but does not have               formal team lead or supervisory       unit or subunit but does not have
                    formal team lead or supervisory                 responsibilities.                     formal team lead or supervisory
                    responsibilities                                                                      responsibilities.

                    Develops resolutions to complex                 Works on highly complex problems         Works on highly unusual, complex,
                    problems that require frequent use              and provides solutions that are          and sensitive problems and
                    of creativity and evaluation of                 highly creative and require the          provides state-of-the art solutions
                    intangible variables. Uses                      evaluation of intangible variables.      that are highly creative. Uses
                    independent judgement within                    Uses independent judgment to             independent judgement to
                    broadly defined policies and                    accomplish objectives. May extend        accomplish objectives. May
                    practices.                                      existing science/technology beyond       develop solutions/technology that
                                                                    current capability. (i.e. evolutionary   does not exist (i.e. revolutionary
                                                                    advance)                                 advances)




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engineering, technical, applied science, and business management functions necessary to successfully
hysical and operational infrastructure. This relates particularly to operating in a safe, compliant, and

                                       IC3                                     IC4                                    IC5
                    Work is accomplished under               Works under consultative direction    Works under consultative direction
                    minimal direction. Exerts                toward predetermined long-range       toward predetermined long-range
                    significant latitude in determining      targets. Determines and pursues       targets. Exercises independence
                    objectives of assignment. May            courses of action essential in        and initiative to develop new
                    represent the organization as the        obtaining desired outcomes.           technology, science and/or
                    principal customer contact and           Serves as organization                projects. Determines and pursues
                    often performs in a project              spokesperson on specialized           courses of action essential in
                    leadership role. Interacts with          projects or programs. Acts as         obtaining desired outcomes.
                    management and senior customer           prime consultant on large projects    Recognized as an expert in field
                    personnel on matters requiring           that affect the organizations long-   internally and externally. May make
                    coordination across organizational       term goals and objectives.            major contributions at a national
                    lines. The technical subject areas       Pilots or changes a knowledge area    level to scientific literature and
                    typically define scope and extent of     by developing new ideas, modifying    conferences. Serves as
                    contacts.                                an approach or redefining customer    organization spokesperson on
                                                             requirements that impact              specialized projects or programs.
                                                             organizational operations or          Champions large projects that
                    Leads programmatic or                    directions.                           affect the organizations long-term
                    organizational activities or new         Erroneous decisions or                goals and objectives.
                    initiatives that impact Laboratory       recommendations would normally        As a known expert, develops new
                    resources. Erroneous decisions or result in failure to reach goals             concepts and approaches that
                    recommendations would normally crucial to significant organizational           significantly impact the Laboratory.
                    result in the inability to reach crucial objectives and would profoundly       Erroneous decisions or
                    organizational objectives and may affect the image of the organization.        recommendations would normally
                    have a prolonged effect, as well as                                            result in failure to reach goals
                    result in the expenditure of                                                   crucial to significant organizational
                    substantial resources                                                          objectives and would profoundly
                                                                                                   affect the image of the organization.




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engineering, technical, applied science, and business management functions necessary to successfully
hysical and operational infrastructure. This relates particularly to operating in a safe, compliant, and

                                     IC3                                              IC4                                       IC5
                    Guides the successful completion                Develops advanced technological            Contributions have significant
                    of major programs and may                       ideas and guides their development         impact and frequently lead to new
                    function in a project leadership role.          into a final product. All aspects of       applications, resulting in new
                    Exerts significant influence on                 performance affect the image of the        opportunities. Erroneous decisions
                    major organizational objectives.                organization’s technological               or recommendations would
                    Contributes to the development of               capability. Erroneous decisions or         normally result in failure to reach
                    organization’s goals and objectives.            recommendations would normally             goals crucial to significant
                    Failure to obtain results or                    result in the inability to reach crucial   organizational objectives and would
                    erroneous judgments or                          organizational objectives and may          profoundly affect the image of the
                    recommendations would normally                  have a prolonged effect, as well as        organization.
                    have serious results and may                    result in the expenditure of
                    require substantial expenditure of              substantial resources.
                    resources to correct and/or achieve
                    project goals.




                    Represents the organization as the              Sought after as organization               Key contributor. Participation is
                    prime technical contact on                      spokesperson on advanced                   critical to projects. Significant
                    contracts and projects. Interacts               projects and/or programs. Acts as          influence with customer and
                    with senior external personnel.                 advisor to management and                  management. May be utilized as
                    Frequent inter-organizational and               customers on advanced technical            internal consultant. Frequently
                    outside customer contacts.                      research studies. Represents the           recognized as expert in field.
                    Represents the organization on                  organization as the principal              Serves as organization
                    projects and may perform in project             customer contact and generally             spokesperson on specialized
                    leadership role and/or may                      performs in a program/project              projects or programs. Acts as
                    supervise the activities of lower               leadership role. Interacts with            prime leader on large
                    level personnel (exempt                         management and senior customer             programs/projects that affect the
                    professional and non-exempt).                   personnel on matters requiring             organizations long-term goals and
                                                                    coordination across organizational         objectives.
                                                                    lines.




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                                                    JOB LEVELING MATRIX - Individual Contributor
                         Organization and
                         Org Code:                                                                Human Resources
                         Job Family:                      Information Technology
                                                          The information technology jobs encompass the study, design, development a
                         Description:                     systems essential to enabling and sustaining Laboratory missions and operati
                                                          applications and computer hardware.
                         Factors                                            IC1                                     IC2
                         Knowledge and Skills             Applies their knowledge of              Applies their knowledge of
                         (Nature of knowledge             fundamental concepts, practices         concepts in a specialized field,
                         and skills needed; How           and procedures to projects in their     demonstrating a full competency
                         the knowledge and                area of technical specialty. Full use   and comprehensive knowledge.
                         skills are applied;              and application of standard             Broad application of principles,
                         Typical education and            principles, theories, concepts, and     theories, and concepts in applicable
                         experience)                      techniques. May function as a team      discipline, plus working knowledge
                                                          member; conduct independent             of other related fields. Conducts
                                                          technical projects or scientific        independent technical projects or
                                                          research. Participates in the           scientific research. May work with
                                                          resolution of problems and in the       interdisciplinary teams on projects
                                                          presentation of results. May            or programs that can lead to new
                                                          prepare reports. May provide            approaches. May provide
                                                          technical guidance or advice to staff   consultation or advice to staff
                                                          and/or immediate management.            and/or immediate management.
                                                          Staff at this level are beginning to
                                                          build their professional reputation.




                         Complexity and Scope             Provides resolutions to an
                         (Purpose of the work;            assortment of limited to moderately     Provides resolutions to a diverse
                         Nature of the                    complex problems where analysis         range of moderate to complex
                         assignment; Difficulty in        of data requires evaluation of          problems where analysis of
                         identifying the work to          identifiable factors. Uses judgment     situations or data requires an in-
                         be performed; Difficulty         within generally defined practices      depth evaluation of various factors.
                         and originality needed           and procedures in selecting             Uses judgement within broadly
                         in performing the work)          methods and techniques for              defined policies and practices in
                                                          obtaining solutions.                    selecting methods, techniques and
                                                                                                  evaluation criteria for obtaining
                                                                                                  results.




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                                                    JOB LEVELING MATRIX - Individual Contributor
                         Organization and
                         Org Code:                                                                Human Resources
                         Job Family:                      Information Technology
                                                          The information technology jobs encompass the study, design, development a
                         Description:                     systems essential to enabling and sustaining Laboratory missions and operati
                                                          applications and computer hardware.
                         Factors                                           IC1                                      IC2
                         Autonomy/ Judgment               Works under general direction.          Works under limited direction.
                         (Internal/external               Follows established procedures.         Determines and develops
                         impact of the product or         Applies technical knowledge with        approaches to solutions. Explores a
                         service; Nature of               freedom to determine approaches         variety of approaches within
                         guidelines for                   to complete assignments. End            established practices and
                         performing the work;             results are reviewed for soundness      procedures and recommends
                         Judgment needed in               of judgment and overall adequacy        improvements/processes as
                         applying or developing           and accuracy. Primarily intra-          appropriate. Work is evaluated
                         new procedures)                  organizational with occasional inter-   upon completion to ensure
                                                          organizational and external             objectives have been met. Frequent
                                                          customer contacts on routine            inter-organizational and outside
                                                          matters. May provide guidance to        customer contacts. May represents
                                                          non-exempt personnel.                   the organization on projects and
                                                          Contributes to the fulfillment of       may perform in project leadership
                                                          projects and organizational             role directing the activities of lower
                                                          objectives. Failure to achieve          level personnel (exempt
                                                          results or erroneous judgments or       professional and non-exempt).
                                                          recommendations may require the         Contributes to the development of
                                                          allocation of additional resources to   organizational goals and objectives.
                                                          correct and/or achieve project          Failure to obtain results or
                                                          goals. Contribution influences          erroneous judgments or
                                                          project results and usually impacts     recommendations would normally
                                                          sponsor satisfaction with project.      have serious results and may
                                                                                                  require substantial expenditure of
                                                                                                  resources to correct and/or achieve
                                                                                                  project goals. Accepted as a key
                                                                                                  contributor. Performs work that
                                                                                                  contributes to or impacts concepts,
                                                                                                  processes, or customer
                                                                                                  requirements.

                         Impact and                       Contributions are usually limited to
                         Consequence                      assignment-related activities.
                         (Internal/external               Contributes to milestone
                                                                                                  Contributes to project/program
                         impact of the product or         completion. Erroneous decisions or
                                                                                                  completion. Exercises significant
                         service; Nature of               recommendations may cause
                                                                                                  impact on program results.
                         guidelines for                   delays in program schedules,
                                                                                                  Contributes to the fulfillment of
                         performing the work;             resulting in use of additional
                                                                                                  projects and organizational
                         Judgment needed in               resources. Failure to accomplish
                                                                                                  objectives. Failure to achieve
                         applying or developing           results can normally be overcome
                                                                                                  results or erroneous judgments or
                         new procedures;                  without a significant effect on the
                                                                                                  recommendations may require the
                         Responsibility for               organization.
                                                                                                  allocation of additional resources to
                         carrying out the work)                                                   correct and/or achieve project
                                                                                                  goals.




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                                                    JOB LEVELING MATRIX - Individual Contributor
                         Organization and
                         Org Code:                                                              Human Resources
                         Job Family:                      Information Technology
                                                          The information technology jobs encompass the study, design, development a
                         Description:                     systems essential to enabling and sustaining Laboratory missions and operati
                                                          applications and computer hardware.
                         Factors                                           IC1                                     IC2
                         Interaction and                  Primarily internal company contacts   Frequent intra and inter-
                         Collaboration (People            with immediate supervision and        organizational and external
                         and conditions under             project leads or other exempt         customer contacts. Represents the
                         which contacts are               professionals in the group or         organization in providing solutions
                         made; Responsibility             division. Infrequent inter-           to difficult technical issues
                         for mentoring and                organizational and outside            associated with specific projects.
                         leadership)                      customer contacts on routine          May provide guidance to non-
                                                          matters.                              exempt personnel.




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                                                       JOB LEVELING MATRIX - Individual Contributor



 study, design, development and implementation support and/or management of computer information
boratory missions and operations. This relates particularly to business & operational software

                                     IC3                                          IC4                                   IC5
                    Utilizes a breadth of knowledge             Utilizes advanced concepts            Applies state-of-the art
                    across several specialized                  spanning several specialized          technologies to make
                    disciplines with a recognized               disciplines or comprehensive          advancements to the field of
                    standing in a specialty. A                  knowledge of one field. Conducts      knowledge in their expertise.
                    recognized expert in a professional         innovative studies or research        Sought out as a technical “guru”.
                    field.                                      through the application of advanced   Applies cutting edge principles,
                                                                principles, theories, and concepts.   theories, concepts, and
                                                                Work directly impacts the present     technologies. Champions and
                    Frequently contributes to the               or future of the organization in      develops innovative principles and
                    development of new theories and             significant ways.                     ideas. Often instrumental in
                    methods. Directs technical projects                                               attracting and retaining projects,
                    or scientific research. May work as         Contributes to the development of programs, funding, and staff. Work
                    a senior member of a multi-                 innovative principles and ideas.      greatly impacts the present or
                    disciplinary team. Sought out               Advice and expertise is sought        future of the organization in
                    throughout the organization for             throughout the organization, is a     significant ways. May plan
                    technical expertise and advice.             recognized expert outside of their    integration and manage
                    Staff at this level are experienced         own organization. Directs technical implementation of new programs.
                    problem solvers and are known for           projects or scientific research.      Guides and provides ultimate
                    innovation and creativity.                                                        direction for projects
                                                                May monitor or direct activities of a
                    May monitor or direct activities of a       unit or subunit but does not have     May monitor or direct activities of a
                    unit or subunit but does not have           formal team lead or supervisory       unit or subunit but does not have
                    formal team lead or supervisory             responsibilities.                     formal team lead or supervisory
                    responsibilities                                                                  responsibilities.

                    Develops resolutions to complex             Works on highly complex problems         Works on highly unusual, complex,
                    problems that require frequent use          and provides solutions that are          and sensitive problems and
                    of creativity and evaluation of             highly creative and require the          provides state-of-the art solutions
                    intangible variables. Uses                  evaluation of intangible variables.      that are highly creative. Uses
                    independent judgement within                Uses independent judgment to             independent judgement to
                    broadly defined policies and                accomplish objectives. May extend        accomplish objectives. May
                    practices.                                  existing science/technology beyond       develop solutions/technology that
                                                                current capability. (i.e. evolutionary   does not exist (i.e. revolutionary
                                                                advance)                                 advances)




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 study, design, development and implementation support and/or management of computer information
boratory missions and operations. This relates particularly to business & operational software

                                       IC3                                     IC4                                            IC5
                    Work is accomplished under               Works under consultative direction            Works under consultative direction
                    minimal direction. Exerts                toward predetermined long-range               toward predetermined long-range
                    significant latitude in determining      targets. Determines and pursues               targets. Exercises independence
                    objectives of assignment. May            courses of action essential in                and initiative to develop new
                    represent the organization as the        obtaining desired outcomes.                   technology, science and/or
                    principal customer contact and           Serves as organization                        projects. Determines and pursues
                    often performs in a project              spokesperson on specialized                   courses of action essential in
                    leadership role. Interacts with          projects or programs. Acts as                 obtaining desired outcomes.
                    management and senior customer           prime consultant on large projects            Recognized as an expert in field
                    personnel on matters requiring           that affect the organizations long-           internally and externally. May make
                    coordination across organizational       term goals and objectives.                    major contributions at a national
                    lines. The technical subject areas       Pilots or changes a knowledge area            level to scientific literature and
                    typically define scope and extent of     by developing new ideas, modifying            conferences. Serves as
                    contacts.                                an approach or redefining customer            organization spokesperson on
                                                             requirements that impact                      specialized projects or programs.
                                                             organizational operations or                  Champions large projects that
                    Leads programmatic or                    directions.                                   affect the organizations long-term
                    organizational activities or new         Erroneous decisions or                        goals and objectives.
                    initiatives that impact Laboratory       recommendations would normally                As a known expert, develops new
                    resources. Erroneous decisions or result in failure to reach goals                     concepts and approaches that
                    recommendations would normally crucial to significant organizational                   significantly impact the Laboratory.
                    result in the inability to reach crucial objectives and would profoundly               Erroneous decisions or
                    organizational objectives and may affect the image of the organization.                recommendations would normally
                    have a prolonged effect, as well as                                                    result in failure to reach goals
                    result in the expenditure of                                                           crucial to significant organizational
                    substantial resources                                                                  objectives and would profoundly
                                                                                                           affect the image of the organization.




                    Guides the successful completion            Develops advanced technological            Contributions have significant
                    of major programs and may                   ideas and guides their development         impact and frequently lead to new
                    function in a project leadership role.      into a final product. All aspects of       applications, resulting in new
                    Exerts significant influence on             performance affect the image of the        opportunities. Erroneous decisions
                    major organizational objectives.            organization’s technological               or recommendations would
                    Contributes to the development of           capability. Erroneous decisions or         normally result in failure to reach
                    organization’s goals and objectives.        recommendations would normally             goals crucial to significant
                    Failure to obtain results or                result in the inability to reach crucial   organizational objectives and would
                    erroneous judgments or                      organizational objectives and may          profoundly affect the image of the
                    recommendations would normally              have a prolonged effect, as well as        organization.
                    have serious results and may                result in the expenditure of
                    require substantial expenditure of          substantial resources.
                    resources to correct and/or achieve
                    project goals.




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                                                       JOB LEVELING MATRIX - Individual Contributor



 study, design, development and implementation support and/or management of computer information
boratory missions and operations. This relates particularly to business & operational software

                                     IC3                                         IC4                                    IC5
                    Represents the organization as the          Sought after as organization         Key contributor. Participation is
                    prime technical contact on                  spokesperson on advanced             critical to projects. Significant
                    contracts and projects. Interacts           projects and/or programs. Acts as    influence with customer and
                    with senior external personnel.             advisor to management and            management. May be utilized as
                    Frequent inter-organizational and           customers on advanced technical      internal consultant. Frequently
                    outside customer contacts.                  research studies. Represents the     recognized as expert in field.
                    Represents the organization on              organization as the principal        Serves as organization
                    projects and may perform in project         customer contact and generally       spokesperson on specialized
                    leadership role and/or may                  performs in a program/project        projects or programs. Acts as
                    supervise the activities of lower           leadership role. Interacts with      prime leader on large
                    level personnel (exempt                     management and senior customer       programs/projects that affect the
                    professional and non-exempt).               personnel on matters requiring       organizations long-term goals and
                                                                coordination across organizational   objectives.
                                                                lines.




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