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Army Installation Management Command Engineering Technician in Center Line, Michigan


About the Position: This position serves as an Engineering Technician for the U.S. Army Garrison (Detroit Arsenal) Directorate of Public Works Operation & Maintenance Division located in Center Line, MI. Provides facilities engineering expertise in the technical areas of building systems, roads & grounds and utilities maintenance/repair and other facets of facilities engineering support. Conducts full range of Contract Officer Representative (COR) duties for contracts.


Independently responds to daily emergencies and problems associated with assigned facility engineering business and resolves them in a timely manner

Provides technical assistance during contractor negotiations, reviews documentation to ensure data is technically acceptable and prepares technical evaluation reports.

Independently reviews, investigates, analyzes, and evaluates contractor performance to ensure contractual compliance, performs quality assurance surveillance and physical inspections.

Provides interpretation and explanation of specifications, requirements, terms, and conditions as they relate to contracts.

Develops and schedules inspection plans.

Reviews Interagency Support Agreements and calculates costs to ensure reimbursable customers are accurately charged for in accordance with the Common Levels of Support (CLS).

Develops and maintains surveillance records on each assigned contract.

Performs routine administrative work; prepares written communication documents for the supervisor/engineers, contracting office, contractors, and customers; and resolves and coordinates administrative problems.

Reviews, interprets and applies guidance described in regulations and publications relating to contractor performance, utilization, and operational functions to ensure all reporting requirements are followed.


Conditions of Employment


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 EmployeesDomestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or 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. Experience:

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled such as: Reviews and evaluates contractor performance to ensure contractual compliance; Meets with supervisors and contracting representatives to discuss recommended changes; performs technical analysis to prepare Performance Work Statements, Scopes of Work or Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans; Reviews contractor proposals/plans to prepare Independent Government Cost Estimates; Recommends changes to increase the efficiency of support provided to customers; Collects data and prepares reports for assigned contracts to either accept or reject the work and delivery services. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position (GS-08) in the federal service. OR Education:

Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work of the position, such as engineering or industrial technology, construction, (NOTE: You must attach a copy of your transcripts for verification). OR Combination of Education and Experience:

A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages. (NOTE: You must attach a copy of your transcripts for verification). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Civil EngineeringContract ManagementCost Estimation and AnalysisMaintenance Planning and Management 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-08).


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.

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. 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 - Engineers and Scientist (Resources and Construction) position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. 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. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.