Engineering Technician (Civil)
Defense Logistics Agency
New Cumberland Defense Logistics Center, PA
See below for important information regarding this job.
To qualify for an Engineering Technician (Civil) your resume and supporting documentation must support:
A. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to
successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To qualify
at the GS-07 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 level or
equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility
requirements including minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement.
Creditable specialized experience shall include each of the following forms of experience:
Participating in the development of documents for the Design and Construction of new facility construction and facility maintenance, repair, and renovation projects such as roadways, parking facilities, utilities, recreation/fitness activity areas, administrative buildings, warehouses, and multipurpose buildings.
Use of AutoCAD and other Engineering software in the development of one or more of the above listed design and construction project types.
Participating in the in monitoring and documentation of one or more of the above listed facility construction activities.
B. Education Substitution: Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the
work. Education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department
of Education. See http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx. If using education to meet basic qualifications, YOU
MUST SUBMIT A TRANSCRIPT as supplemental documentation. To qualify based on education in lieu of
specialized experience, you must possess: One (1) year of higher level graduate education leading to a master's
degree or a master's or equivalent graduate degree with major study in an appropriate field of engineering,
construction, or industrial technology.
C. Combination: Combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to
meet total qualification requirements for grade level GS-07 and may be computed by first determining the applicant's
total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; then determining the
applicant's education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; and then adding the two
percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for that grade level. Only
graduate education in excess of the amount required for the next lower grade level may be used to qualify applicants
for positions at grade GS-07.
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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