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Air Force Civilian Service Fort Richardson, AK

Job Description


  • Serve as a professional electrical engineer, performing design duties in support of an organization. Perform design work for new construction, renovation, and improvement projects for real property facilities, including utility systems, utilizing a professional knowledge of electrical engineering.
  • Interpret and adapt traditional methods and approaches in developing design calculations, layouts, drawings, and specifications that support project objectives and standards.
  • Prepare conceptual studies and sketches that indicate pertinent design features, material, equipment, and specifications. Develop cost estimates and time schedules.
  • Prepare architect and engineer (A&E) statements of work (SOW).Coordinate projects with engineers in other disciplines or with architects.
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies to ensure programmed development will not prematurely become obsolete.

Additional Information:
  • This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
  • Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.
  • This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g. GS-07 Target GS-13).


GS-07: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05. Examples of specialized experience include determining standards for construction and maintenance of real property. Conducting condition surveys. Making recommendations for development and improvement of facilities. Preparing preliminary and final construction plans and specifications. Performing cost estimation.

GS-09: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07. Examples of specialized experience include evaluating and recommending programs as necessary in coordination with other engineering specialties for their repair, reconstruction, and reuse to meet the requirements of various base functions. Prepares architect-engineer statement of work and fee estimates. Review preliminary and final electrical engineering plans, specifications and cost estimates.

GS-11: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9. Examples of specialized experience include designing projects to accomplish minor construction, repair, or renovation of base facilities and/or facility systems such as electrical service, electrical distribution, electrical protection and fire and security alarms.

GS-12: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11. Examples of specialized experience include professional knowledge of electrical engineering concepts, principles, and practices applicable to the full range of engineering duties.

GS-13: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12. Examples of specialized experience include extensive knowledge of all phases of electrical engineering with specialization in the area of utilities. Must be capable of applying technical judgment to develop design criteria and to evaluate proposals involving engineering concepts and precedents being developed for the real property facility requirements of a broad and diversified electronic systems under acquisition.

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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1. Professional knowledge of electrical engineering concepts, principles, and practices and extensive familiarity with other engineering disciplines and architecture; a broad range of engineering and construction standards, methods, practices and techniques, materials and equipment to ensure work is in compliance with regulations and standards; and the operations, products, services, needs, and goals of O&M programs and assigned organization and related customers, functions, resources and users.
2. Knowledge of standard contracting regulations; practices and procedures; and work classifications and the regulatory and statutory restrictions on the expenditures of appropriated and non-appropriated funds.
3. Knowledge of automated data processing concepts, systems capabilities, and economic usage to effectively accomplish assigned functions.
4. Knowledge of health, safety, and environmental requirements as outlines in applicable standards, regulations, and/or technical orders.
5. Knowledge of program planning and budgeting cycles, financial control and budget systems, and management; and of environmental principles, practices, procedure, laws, regulations and current legislative issues.
6. Ability to plan, conduct and record site/facility surveys and inspections; research, analyze, interpret and apply rules, regulations, and procedures to a variety of situations and to recommend timely and economical solutions.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


  • Position may be subject to random drug testing
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
  • Employee must maintain current certifications
  • Position may require an appropriate security clearance
  • Professional registration or license as a Professional Engineer


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Other Information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Job Details

Date Posted July 11, 2018
Date Closes August 10, 2018
Requisition 463497600
Located In Fort richardson, AK
SOC Category 00-0000.00