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Engineering Technician

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Department Of Veterans Affairs Milwaukee , WI 53201

Posted 2 months ago

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OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

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This Engineering Technician position is located at the Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI and is aligned under the Facilities Management Division.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide specialized technical expertise related to agency project/program management for Non-Reoccurring Maintenance (NRM) and technical support to the Maintenance and Operations section. The Engineering Technician is expected to directly deal with U.S. Government staff, architectural/engineering designers, construction and maintenance contractors and the general public.

Major Duties:

  • Provides guidance, development, and coordination for the planning, design, and oversight of maintenance projects covering a wide range and variety of structures, facilities and utilities.

  • Prepares sketches or changes drawings and specifications solving the problem and incorporates these change documents in to the contract performance documents.

  • Conducts and/or provides technical advisory services pertaining to the observation, examination, measurement, analysis, mapping and description of physical and cultural features and phenomena.

  • Determines basic requirements, reconnaissance, location, and assists designers in the preparation of designs, specifications and construction estimates for Non-Reoccurring Maintenance (NRM) Projects.

  • Performs or directs surveys and investigations to establish baseline data necessary to initiate design for renovations, alterations, and additions.

  • Evaluates design objectives, performs technical calculations to make difficult determinations or find solutions in Industrial, plumbing, water, civil, mechanical, electrical and architectural technical disciplines.

  • Implements corporate decisions, guidance, laws, regulations, and policy in the development of the project and intermediate products in support of the project.

  • Provides technical advice to improve such plans, specifications and analyses on matters involving responsibility for fostering, planning, programming, executing, inspecting, and accepting new construction and Maintenance and Repair and Operation and Maintenance Programs.

  • Serves as the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR).

Work Schedule: Full time, Monday-Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm

Telework: Not Available

Virtual: This is not a virtual position.

Position Description/PD#: Engineering Technician/PD#183540

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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    0802 Engineering Technical

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job

  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

  • You may be required to serve a probationary period

  • Subject to background/security investigation

  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-10 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-09. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:

GS-10 Level

Specialized Experience: Must have one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-9) in the Federal Service that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized Experience for this position includes, but is not limited to: comprehensive and extensive technical knowledge of architectural, plumbing, HVAC, steam distribution systems, and electrical systems. Formulating and presenting findings, briefings, status reports and correspondences to internal and external contractors, designers and personnel. Comprehensive and extensive technical knowledge of environmental principles (EPA), practices, procedures, laws, regulations and current legislative issues. Knowledge of standard contracting regulations, practices, and procedures to provide oversight for engineering maintenance contracts. Reviewing designs to ensure they fit field conditions and comply with contract requirements and plan and execute complex, multi-faceted projects. Knowledge of computer programs to include word processing, tables and databases.

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.


EDUCATION: You must have successfully completed at least two (2) years and six (6) months of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree with major study in an appropriate field of engineering, construction, or industrial technology, or a closely related discipline. (Transcripts Required)


COMBINATION: You must have equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience as described above. (Transcripts Required)

You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:

  • Architecture

  • Communications

  • Contract Administration

  • Contracting/Procurement

  • Organizational Performance Analysis

  • Technology Awareness

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; religions; 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.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements:
The work is a combination of sedentary and requiring physical effort and exertion such as e.g., walking, standing, carrying light items such as manuals or briefcases, or driving or traveling by motor vehicle, but also long of standing, bending, and stooping to observe and study work operations in a health facility project construction areas, confined spaces, mechanical equipment rooms, and other spaces that are noisy, dirty and close quarters, reoccurring lifting of light to moderate heavy items weighing less than 50 pounds and regular visits to construction sites and mechanical rooms.


A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.

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Engineering Technician

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Department Of Veterans Affairs