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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (CIVIL) in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Summary About the Position: Serves as Office Engineer responsible for the review of plans and specifications, change orders, contract modification, findings of fact, claims, and transfer documents to determine feasibility and adaptability, conformance to Contract requirements, preparing and/or processing periodic construction progress reports, maintenance of Resident Management System (RMS) project database and other construction engineering considerations. Responsibilities Serves as Office Engineer, supporting the entire Resident Office in matters of Contract Administration. Assimilates a large volume of regulations and contractual data. Processes progress payments. Conducts negotiations with contractors on modification work. Reviews plans and specifications. Reviews change orders for conformance to contract and construction requirements. Prepares and/or evaluates Government cost estimates. Prepares various construction progress reports. Oversees and maintains project database using the USACE RMS. Processes Contractor progress payments. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications 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 EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Executive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePostal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique AuthoritiesPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the 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. Specialized Experience GS-11: One year of specialized experience includes Serves as Office Engineer responsible for the review of plans and specifications, contract modification and transfer documents to determine feasibility and adaptability, conformance to Contract requirements, supports preparation of periodic construction progress reports, assists in maintenance of Resident Management System (RMS) project database and other construction engineering considerations. Work performance requires technical skills and a basic knowledge of construction methods, techniques, materials, equipment, costs, and safety practices and contractor quality control and quality assurance requirements. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-10). Specialized Experience GS-12: One year of specialized experience includes Serves as Office Engineer responsible for the review of plans and specifications, change orders, contract modification, findings of fact, claims, and transfer documents to determine feasibility and adaptability, conformance to Contract requirements, preparing and/or processing periodic construction progress reports, maintenance of Resident Management System (RMS) project database and other construction engineering considerations. Work performance requires technical skills and a broad knowledge of construction methods, techniques, materials, equipment, costs, and safety practices and contractor quality control and quality assurance requirements. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Contracting/ProcurementDatabase AdministrationQuality Assurance 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 For GS-11: must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-10) For GS-12: must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11) Education Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. This position requires you to submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 18 - position You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest. Recruitment or Relocation Incentive may be authorized. Selection may be made at the GS-11 or the GS-12 grade level.

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