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Engineering Technician (Civil)

Full Time

Website Forest Service

In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and qualifications requirements as defined below by the closing date of the announcement. For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management’s General Schedule Qualification Standards. Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Provide course descriptions as necessary. Work Experience: Your resume must clearly document the following for each block of work experience; the beginning day, month and year the work assignment started and ended; the hours worked per week; position title, and series and grade if applicable; and description of duties performed. This information must be provided for each permanent, temporary or seasonal appointment/work assignment or volunteer work and should be clearly documented as a separate block of time. Incomplete, inaccurate or conflicting work history may not be credited for qualifications purposes. This can result in an applicant not being considered for the position. Specialized Experience Requirement: For the GS-07 level: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include one or more of the following: Provided engineering support to senior engineers in the development, planning, and design of civil engineering construction projects; Conducted field work to gather survey data in the development of improvement plans; Performed a variety of research and produced technical drawings to assist in the development of contract plans, specifications, and estimates; Accompanied Inspectors and/or Contracting Officer Representative (COR) to observe, record, and provide input about administration and inspection of a project;
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One full year (18 semester/27 quarter hours) of successfully completed graduate level coursework that is directly related to the work of the position such as: engineering, engineering or industrial technology, construction, physics, drafting, surveying, physical science (Forestry, Environmental Science, and Natural Resource Management), or mathematics;
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Combinations of graduate level education that is directly related to the position and specialized experience. The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. For the GS-8 level: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level. Examples of specialized experience include one or more of the following: Prepared sketches and developed layouts, construction details and installation drawings, including finished plans and profile sheets; Inspected an entire project of limited size or complexity or a minor part of a large project such as a forest road construction project that includes only clearing, grading, and drainage structures;
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Two full years (36 semester/54 quarter hours) of successfully completed graduate level education or master’s degree if the coursework is directly related to the work of the position such as: engineering, engineering or industrial technology, construction, physics, drafting, surveying, physical science, or mathematics;
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Combinations of graduate level education that is directly related to the position (in excess of 18 semester/27 quarter hours) and specialized experience. The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. For the GS-09: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-08 level. Examples of specialized experience include two or more of the following: Attended pre-bid and bid opening conferences to discuss principal construction features and requirements in terms of methods and equipment; Prepared designs and layouts of roads, trails, bridges, drainage structures, and other systems of limited scope and complexity; Developed and submitted revised or alternate designs to eliminate or reduce engineering problem areas without undue sacrifice of standards, economy, or esthetics; Conducted a range of standard surveys and data collection activities to provide data for civil engineering project design; Conducted inspection of construction projects;
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Two full years (36 semester/54 quarter hours) of successfully completed graduate level education or master’s degree if the coursework is directly related to the work of the position such as: engineering, engineering or industrial technology, construction, physics, drafting, surveying, physical science, or mathematics;
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Combinations of graduate level education that is directly related to the position (in excess of 18 semester/27 quarter hours) and specialized experience. 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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