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Engineering Technician Chemical (11157d1e1618)
Summary About the Position You will perform a variety of duties in connection with toxic agent monitoring assessment and operation of equipment to handle and detoxify chemical and biological agents and agent related components Works under critical safety and surety Standing Operating Procedures SOPs to preclude or minimize danger and hazard to self and fellow workers This position will be filled at the trainee level GS05 GS06 or GS07 grade level with a full performance potential of GS11 Learn more about this agency Overview Accepting applications Open closing dates 05 03 2022 to 05 31 2022 Salary 37 439 60 285 per year Pay scale grade GS 5 7 Location 1 vacancy in the following location Redstone Arsenal AL Telework eligible No Travel Required 50 or less You will be expected to travel for this position up to 50 of the time Relocation expenses reimbursed No Appointment type Permanent Work schedule Fulltime Service Competitive Promotion potential 11 Job family Series 0802 Engineering Technical Supervisory status No Security clearance Secret Drug test Yes Position sensitivity and risk NoncriticalSensitive NCS Moderate Risk Trust determination process National security Announcement number NEAG[Register to View]
25 Control number 652097900 This job is open to Career transition CTAP ICTAP RPL Federal employees who meet the definition of a surplus or displaced employee Federal employees Competitive service Current or former competitive service federal employees Federal employees Excepted service Current excepted service federal employees Land base management Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency Military spouses Peace Corps AmeriCorps Vista Veterans Clarification from the agency See Who May Apply in the Qualifications section for more information on who is eligible to apply for this position Duties Complete work in the form of recommendations plans designs reports or correspondence is reviewed for general adequacy conformity to purpose of the assignment and sound engineering judgment Observe setups and procedures and reports data on performance for inclusion in operating log to assure adherence to the operational schedule Assist with leakseal packaging transportation and certification in accordance with Department of Transportation DOT for movement of both military unique and industrial toxic agents across public roadways and international borders Calibrate automatic detectors utilizing training and reference publications in the accomplishment of basic assignments Assist with the setup of temporary weapons of mass destruction WMD characterization and assessment sites in the public domain Formerly Used Defense Sites FUDS and DoD Installations Requirements Conditions of Employment Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination as determined by a completed background investigation Capability for emergency worldwide response to chemical biological accident incident situations 24 hours per day 365 days a year Must possess or obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance Must undergo urinalysis screening under the Civilian Drug Abuse Testing Program prior to appointment to the position and randomly thereafter Must be able to pass a medical examination initially and annually Mobility for temporary duty TDY assignments both stateside CONUS and overseas OCONUS You will perform mission requirements in hostile environments In such situations you will be designated as Emergency Essential IAW the current DoD Directive governing retention of DoD Civilians in overseas locations Must be able to obtain and maintain a Stateissued Class C Commercial Drivers License CDL with Hazardous Material Endorsement within 24 months of employment Must obtain and maintain a Government drivers license within 30 days of employment and maintain a stateside drivers license within 30 days of employment Must be able to comply with the provisions of Army Regulation 506 Chemical Weapons and Materiel Chemical Surety Personnel Reliability Program PRP and be able to maintain Chemical Surety PRP requirements Must be able to perform all duties while wearing up to OSHA Level A personnel protective equipment PPE for up to four hours in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 20 Must be able to perform typical duties such as lifting and carrying munitions casualty evacuation and confined space extrication This position is covered by the Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968 must be able to carry a weapon and qualify in the use of assigned weapon s You will be exposed to all weather conditions and of unpredictable terrain or access May include long periods of standing walking long distances carrying light to moderately heavy objects climbing stairs crouching and conduct confined space operations while wearing Personnel Protective Equipment for extended periods of time Required to work with or in close proximity to hazardous chemical warfare materiel biological warfare materiel recovered chemical warfare materiel toxic industrial materiel toxic industrial chemicals Xrays and explosives 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 nonArmy Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses under Executive Order E O 13473NonDepartment of Defense DoD TransferPostal 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 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 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR GS05 Specialized Experience One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS04 grade level in the Federal service which includes 1 Coordinating pickup and delivery schedules of chemical and biological agents 2 Calibrating engineering systems to fix detector signals AND 3 Documenting experimental results related to toxic agents OR Education Successfully completed a full fouryear course of study leading to a bachelors degree a with major study in an appropriate field of engineering construction or industrial technology or b that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as engineering or industrial technology construction physics drafting surveying physical science or mathematics Note You must attach a copy of your transcripts 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 your semester hours of education beyond two years total semester hours minus 60 by 60 Add the two percentages MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR GS06 One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS05 grade level in the Federal service which includes 1 Participating in daily operations of chemical and biological testing 2 Interpreting data from charts readings and graphs to analyze toxic agent activity levels AND 3 Assisting to the response of chemical incidents or accidents MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR GS07 One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS06 grade level in the Federal service which includes 1 Assisting with packing chemical agents in accordance with established guidelines 2 Recording collected data gathered by a filtration system AND 3 Checking the functionality of systems to include air filtration systems pressure vessels pumps or pollution abatement systems You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas Decision MakingGeneral EngineeringTechnical CompetenceTechnology Application Time in Grade Requirement GS06 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 GS5 Time in Grade Requirement GS07 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 GS6 Education 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