Electrical Engineer

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement - Department of the Interior

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
To qualify for this position you must meet the Basic Educational Requirements AND Specialized Experience for the grade to which you are applying. Basic Educational Requirements:
In addition to the specialized experience requirements for this position, applicants must meet the Education Requirements described below: A. Degree: Degree: professional engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. -OR- B. Combination of education and experience — college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following: 1. Professional registration or licensure
2. Written Test
3. Specified academic courses
???????4. Related curriculum For further information on the adequacy of such background demonstrated by one of the above listed, are found in the link below: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800/ NOTE: This position requires a positive education requirement. Applications must provide transcripts (unofficial are acceptable) in order to verify that the educational requirement has been met. This information must be received by the closing date of the announcement. Failure to provide this information will result in your receiving an “INELIGIBLE” rating. AND Specialized Experience: To qualify for the GS-13, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience: 1) Evaluating technical plans/design and assessing compliance with or derived from established standards or guidelines. 2) Providing electrical engineering analysis to facility design that ensures integration of systems to maximize worker safety. 3) Conducting investigations/study of electrical related incidents including identification of the root causes; and 4) Conducting monitoring to assess compliance with all electrical safety, and regulatory requirements and conditions of approval for individual projects and activities. Must Meet All. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualification Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions and is available at OPM’s website: https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/num-ndx.asp All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Merit Promotion candidates must also meet Time-in-Grade requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
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