<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />You will serve as an Engineering Technician in the Public Works Department Bethesda, of NAVAL FAC ENGINEERING CMD WASH. This is a career ladder position with a full performance level of GS-12. Applications will be accepted at the GS-09/10 levels.<br /><br />GS-09 salary range: $57,510.00 – $74,759.00<br /> GS-10 salary range: $63,332.00 – $82,326.00<br /><br />Both ranges shown include locality pay.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>You will work with higher grade technicians to prepare complete narrative project scopes which incorporate all design parameters.</li> <li>You will prepare job orders, statements of work, and independent government cost estimates, with oversight if needed, in sufficient detail necessary for the method of accomplishment.</li> <li>You will assist with and/or perform project development, including processes, coordination, and management of the design phase of all assigned maintenance, repair, and new construction projects accomplished through service providers.</li> <li>You will determine the practicability of maintenance and repair of existing facilities and provide alternate project sites and methods or solutions, as appropriate.</li> <li>You will provide technical expertise during negotiations with contractors to ensure costs are fair and reasonable for services rendered.</li> <li>You will manage assigned Class III and IV work in the design phase(development), with assistance as required, to direct changes, make recommendations, and consolidate requirements to ensure final cost estimates do not exceed funding limitations.</li> <li>You will obtain and review existing as-built drawings, perform site visits, and verify existing conditions for all assigned projects.</li> <li>You will provide "RFI" responses, assist in pre-award review of contractor proposals and prepare written Technical Analysis (TA), as required by the Acquisition Branch.</li> <li>You will analyze bids and make recommendations for awards, price negotiations and for changes in original specifications.</li> <li>You will attend pre-construction and pre-performance meetings after contract award.</li> <li>You will provide input to the annual work plan and work closely with Facility Management Specialists(Requirements Branch) to ensure updates to equipment inventory are accurately reflected in MAXIMO.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 12 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Must be a US Citizen.</li> <li>Must be determined suitable for federal employment.</li> <li>Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.</li> <li>New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.</li> <li>Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.</li> <li>Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.</li> <li>You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver?s license.</li> <li>You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final secret security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.</li> <li>This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field – Facilities Engineering – Level II. Certification is required within 24 months of appointment.</li> <li>You will be required to wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes as determined by site conditions and applicable safety regulations.</li> <li>This position may require occasional travel from normal duty station. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft.</li> <li>You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.</li> <li>You must be able to work overtime, as required.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>FOR GS-09:</strong> <br /> Outside applicants claiming VEOA (i.e., those without current or prior Federal competitive or excepted service) must meet specialized experience requirements equivalent to one year of specialized experience at the GS-08 grade level in the Federal Service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing duties such as: 1) Obtaining as-built drawings, verifies existing conditions and assists in the development of scopes of work in sufficient detail for accomplishing the work. 2) Providing support to higher graded technicians in preparing detailed technical and performance portions and cost estimates for contracts and task order portions of specifications ; 3) Gathering data and conducting research during the pre-award phase of contracts, as required to support the Acquisition Branch; 4) Gathering information on scope of work, visiting job sites, and researching industry standards and codes to determine exact requirements for work.<br /><br />Applicants who are current or prior Federal competitive or excepted service employees must meet specialized experience requirements equivalent to one year of specialized experience at the GS-07 grade level in the Federal Service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing duties such as: 1) Verifying existing site conditions and assisting in the development of scopes of work in sufficient detail for accomplishing the work. 2) Providing support to higher graded technicians in preparing detailed technical and performance portions and cost estimates for contracts and task order portions of specifications ; 3) Gathering information and researching industry standards and codes to determine exact requirements for work.<br /><br /><strong> FOR GS-10: </strong> One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal Service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector performing duties such as:1) Reviews as-built drawings, verifies existing conditions and develops scopes of work in sufficient detail for accomplishing the work. 2) Preparing detailed technical and performance portions and develops cost estimates for contracts and task order portions of specifications ; 3) Assists in pre-award review of contractor proposals and technical questions as required to support the Acquisition Branch; 4) Assist in analyzing bids and makes recommendations for awards, price negotiations and for changes in original specifications; 5) Gathering information on scope of work, visiting job sites, and referencing industry standards and codes to determine exact requirements for work.<br /><br />Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:<br /> https: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-TECH. <br /> https: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/engineering-technical-series-0802/<br /><br />Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />This job does not have an education qualification requirement. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.<br /><br />Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.<br /><br />Recruitment incentives may or may not be authorized for this position.<br /><br />A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.<br /><br />If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.<br /><br />Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http: www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf <br /><br /><b>ICTAP Applicants: </b>To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https: www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/ <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.<br /><br />When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies:<br /><br /><ul><li>ENGINEERING PROJECT MANAGEMENT</li><li>RESOURCES</li><li>WRITTEN COMMUNICATION</li></ul><br /><br />You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.<br /><br />If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.<br /><br />Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.<br /><br />All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Secret <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />A COMPLETE RESUME IS REQUIRED. Your resume must show relevant experience (cover letter optional) where you worked, job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, supervisor's name and phone number, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week & salary. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade level i.e. GS-0201-09. Note: Only the last resume received will be reviewed.<br /><br />YOU ARE REQUIRED TO DOCUMENT IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE EVIDENCE THAT SUPPORTS YOUR ELIGIBILITY AND QUALIFICATION CLAIMS. You are strongly encouraged to upload the applicable documents with your application package. These documents will assist the staffing specialist in determining your eligibility and qualifications, but are not required at the time of application. If you do not upload the suggested documents, then you must document in your resume the information needed to determine your eligibility. If you are selected, these documents will be requested at the time of tentative job offer to verify eligibility and qualifications.<br /><br />ARE YOU AN ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBER? Active Duty Service Members are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.).<br /><br />Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.