DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Vacancy Announcement Number: NCBG10699704
Opening Date: December 13, 2010 Closing Date: December 27, 2010
Position: Lead Engineering Technician, GS-0802-11/12
Salary: $57,408 - $89,450 Annual
US Army Installation Management CMD, USAG-Rock Island Arsenal, Directorate of Public Works, Business Opns & Integration Division, Rock
Place of Work:
Position Status: This is a Permanent position. -- Full Time
Number of Vacancy: 1
Duties: You will lead and assign work the work of ten Engineer Technicians in the monitoring of the contractor's performance; budget and cost control; technical management;
business management; and subcontracting policies and procedures and construction management in Base Operation and Maintenance. Study methods of operation, work
standardization, cost of operations, engineered performance standards, and manpower utilization. Prepare and submit an evaluation of the contractor’s work performance monthly
through the Contracting Officer. Work closely with the Quality Assurance Evaluator (QAE) to compile results of inspections and performance evaluations; conduct a monthly invoice
review and quality assurance meeting with QAE and contractor to discuss and substantiate contractor monthly invoice; apply a working knowledge of accepted engineering
performance standards to ongoing or completed jobs for comparison of contractor's performance in accomplishing work.
About the Position: THIS POSITION IS BEING FILLED AT THE GS-11 LEVEL ONLY
The Quad cities area is located on the Mississippi river and has all the advantages of a large major city to include minor league sports teams, large shopping malls and discount stores,
museums, theaters, art galleries and a zoo.
PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work requires considerable walking, standing, climbing and crawling. Lifts and carries moderately heavy equipment such as ladders and test equipment.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed inside and outside during all seasons and under all weather conditions. Technician may be required to inspect confined spaces and lead
and asbestos contaminated work-sites.
Who May Apply: (Click on Who May Apply)
If selected, VRA eligibles may only be appointed up to the GS-11 level with promotion opportunity to the full performance level of GS-12 based on Veterans Act (Public Law 107-288)
All Federal employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment.
NAF/AAFES Interchange Agreement eligibles.
Applicants eligible under Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA)
Veterans' Recruitment Authority (VRA).
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles.
DoD Interchange Agreement eligibles.
Defense Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration Interchange eligible.
Qualifications: Click on link below to view qualification standard.
THIS POSITION IS BEING FILLED AT THE GS-11 LEVEL ONLY
Basic Requirements: Examples of qualifying specialized experience include 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.
Specialized Experience: The best qualified candidates for this position must show their resume that they meet the minimum qualifications described below and have experience in one
or more of the following areas:
Oversees, plan and develop programs for the execution of the Base Operations and Maintenance Contract.
Distributes and balance the workload among employees in accordance with established work flow or job specialization, assure timely accomplishment of the assigned workload, and
assure that each employee has enough work to keep busy.
Monitors the status and progress of work, and maintain records of work accomplishments and time expended and prepare production reports as requested.
Estimates and reports on expected time of completion of work, and maintain records of work accomplishments and time expended and prepare production reports as requested.
Checks on work in progress or spot check work not requiring review (i.e. filling or direct services) and review completed work to see that supervisor’s instruction on work sequence,
procedures methods, and deadlines have been met.
Reports to supervisor on performance, progress and training needs of employees, and behavior problems.
Certification: Engineering technicians may be certified by the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies, an organization sponsored by the National Society of
Professional Engineers. Certification by the Institute will be helpful as a measure of the technician's quality of experience.
GS-06 and above: One year of experience directly related to this occupation equivalent to the next lower grade. Graduate education or an internship meets the experience required
when it is directly related to the work of the position.
The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened for the Office of Personnel Management's basic qualifications requirements, and the skills needed to
perform the duties of this position as described in this vacancy announcement.
Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must meet the Time in Grade Restriction.
One year of experience in the same or similar work equivalent to at least the next lower grade or level requiring application of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position being
Must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade (or equivalent).
Other Information:(Click on Other Information)
To successfully claim veteran's preference, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement. Please review the information listed under the Other Requirements
link on this announcement or review our on-line Job Application Kit.
Noncompetitive promotion potential to target grade.
The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available on
Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They
shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service
retirement annuitants (i.e., retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8414(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement
provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.)
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
Other Advantages: This position provides the employee with full benefits, vacation and sick leave, alternate work schedule (AWS), and flextime. Army employees located at Rock
Island Arsenal enjoy other privileges such as use of the fitness center, child and youth care centers, golf driving range, outdoor recreation rentals, storage units, Arsenal food court,
Arsenal Club/catering, employee assistance program, recycle program, RIA Museum, thrift shop, discounted tickets for local events, and park/pavilion rentals.
Other Requirements:(Click on Other Requirements)
Personnel security investigation required.
Must file annual financial statement.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
Applicants claiming veteran's preference must clearly show an entitlement to such preference on the resume/supplemental data submitted.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
How to Apply: (Click on How to Apply)
Resumes must be received by the closing date of this announcement.
Self-nomination must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants wishing to withdraw from consideration may contact the Central Resume Processing Center at (410) 306- 0137 or
Resume must be on file in our centralized database.
Announcements close at 12:00am (midnight) Eastern Time.
If your resume is currently in our central database, you may click here to Self Nominate
Click here to use the Army Resume Builder to create your resume. Follow the instructions in this vacancy announcement to apply for the job.
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