U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama
About the Position: The US Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) is the Army's material readiness command for aviation, missile and calibration that optimizes joint warfighter capabilities at the point of need. We believe in "Mission First, People Always" to enable the synchronized aviation, missile and calibration materiel enterprises to provide an unmatched capability for the soldier, the Army and the United States.
Evaluate alternative methods of acquiring, analyzing, displaying and reporting measurement data, and procedures.
Maintain primary-level working standards, systems and components in support of the calibration and measurement missions.
Determine the uncertainty levels through application of statistical and mathematical analysis techniques.
Ensure that appropriate quality assurance and quality control procedures are performed on all systems and measurement processes.
Serves as a generalist and subject matter expert in a wide variety of assignments in the field of metrology with the primary emphasis on the calibration, measurement and operation of primary-level measurement standards and systems.
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 EmployeesDefense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementDomestic 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.) 13473Priority 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. To qualify at the GS-0802-11 grade level: One year of specialized experience which includes calibration, measurement techniques, and computer based data collection. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-10). For this grade level, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. To qualify at the GS-0802-12 grade level: One year of specialized experience which includes knowledge of metrology and calibration; design and utilize systems and procedures related to hardware and software; data collection, analysis, and inference data reporting. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). For this grade level, 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:
Quality AssuranceRequirements AnalysisTechnical CompetenceTechnology Application 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.
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. This is a Career Program (CP) 17 - position Engineers and Scientists (Non-Construction). 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. 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. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs May be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations..