About the Position: This position will serve as Chief, Production Engineering C4 and Logistics Engineering Division, Tobyhanna PA.
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Plans the work to be accomplished, set and adjust priorities, prepare work schedules, adjust resources and review operations and output of the division.
Provides expertise in support of assigned Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems including hardware, software, technical data and associated ancillary items/test equipment.
Oversees the execution of technical, administrative and personnel management responsibilities related to the accomplishment of the mission assigned.
Reviews, coordinate and negotiate technical requirements across a wide spectrum of proponent, planning and implementing organizations.
Supervises first-line supervisors professional engineers and technicians performing engineering design, development, systems engineering, technical integration, automated test equipment, and testing of various systems and equipment.
25% or less
0830 Mechanical Engineering
0850 Electrical Engineering
0854 Computer Engineering
0855 Electronics Engineering
0896 Industrial Engineering
Electrical And Electronics Engineers
Conditions of Employment
This is a Critical Acquisition Position (CAP). Must be a member of an Acquisition Corps at the time of appointment or eligible for a waiver.
The duties of this position require occasional temporary duty (TDY) travel approximately 10% of the time.
This position is supervisory as defined by the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) General Schedule Supervisory Guide (GSSG). A one year probation to assess your ability to perform supervisory duties is required unless previously completed.
This position requires a 3-year tenure agreement. Must sign DD Form 2888 (Critical Acquisition Position Service Agreement) and execute, as a condition of employment, a written tenure agreement.
This position requires Level III certification in Acquisition Career Field ?Engineering? or the incumbent must be able to obtain certification within 24 months of appointment.
This position requires submission of Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, upon entering the position and annually thereafter.
Position is Non-Critical Sensitive (2) requiring a Secret security clearance or the incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.
Appointment to this position is subject to a two year probationary period unless the appointee has previously met the requirements as described in 5 CFR Part 315. While probationary the incumbent can be terminated with limited appeal rights.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Basic Requirement for Supervisory Interdisciplinary Engineer:
A. Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET); OR (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
B. Combination of Education and Experience: College-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:
1.Professional registration or licensure
3.Specified academic courses
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the specialized experience requirements listed below:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the federal service which includes: 1) Supervising the activities of engineers and technicians concerned with the design, development, systems engineering, technical integration, automated test equipment, and testing of various Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems and equipment; 2) Identifying innovative solutions to resolve engineering problems of a complex nature; AND 3) Utilizing a wide variety of engineering and leadership skills to accomplish programs within cost and schedule, and to meet customer requirements.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Applicants to this announcement referred for consideration to selecting officials, may be asked to complete pre-employment assessments. The assessments will supplement the interview process, with the results being one data element among several used to evaluate a candidate's technical skills, supervisory abilities, and position fit. Candidates will be notified with separate instructions should they be required to complete the assessments.
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-13).
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
There is an education requirement for membership in the Acquisition Corps which includes:
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited educational institution (you must submit your transcripts) Or Possess significant potential for advancement to levels of greater responsibility and authority And At least 24 semester credit hours of study at an accredited institution of higher education from among the following disciplines: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management
At least 24 semester credit hours of study at an accredited institution in the individual's AT&L Career Field and either 12 semester credit hours from among the above-listed disciplines or training in these disciplines equivalent to the 12 semester credit hours. (Training courses that carry an American Council of Education (ACE) credit recommendation may be used for equivalency.)ACE credit recommendations may only be used to meet the 24 semester hour standard for Acquisition Corps membership if those credit recommendations have been accepted by and appear on an official transcript from an accredited institution of higher education. DAWIA provides the option to substitute equivalent training for the 12 semester credit hours applied to the 24 hours in the individual's AT&L Career Field and 12 hours in the covered disciplines.
This does not apply to the option for 24 semester credit hours in the covered disciplines. The educational requirements outlined under the "Requirements" section must be met and verified. Submit the following documents so a determination can be made. Acquisition Corps Members
Submit either your Acquisition Corps Membership Certificate; membership letter from the Agency's Director, Acquisition Career Management, Acquisition Career Record Brief(ACRB) or agency ACRB equivalent document. Non-Acquisition Corps Members
Submit your transcripts. Additional documentation maybe required if you are selected.
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