U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineering Technician (Architecture) in Louisville, Kentucky
Summary This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel of the DoD Workforce to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. Responsibilities Assist architects and interior designers engaged in supporting the civil works and the military construction missions of the District for a multi-state area. Provide design and drafting support utilizing the Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD), Building Information Modeling (BIM) systems to include Bentley AECOsim and Autodesk Revit. Receive initial instructions or mark-ups from architect to formulate work approach with minimal guidance to develop detail drawings. Assist architect to coordinate design with other discipline engineers and technicians, helping to resolve major design problems, correct errors, and eliminate design conflicts that arise during the course of the project. Plans, coordinates, and completes design drawing sets using standard design methods and techniques, insuring that details are coordinated with the architect and other engineering disciplines. Maintains a thorough knowledge of CADD operations, software capabilities, and CADD standardization policies and guidelines. Requirements Conditions of Employment 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 permanent employees in the Engineering and Construction Division, Design Branch, Louisville, KY Current Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army) (DoD Transfer) Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (Land Management) Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473 (E.O. 13473) Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer (Non-DoD Transfer) Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible (PPP DoD MSP) Reinstatement (Reinstatement) Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 (VEOA) In order to qualify, you must meet the 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. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes managing complex architectural and CADD projects; and providing expert advice in resolving related architectural issues in instrument/design applications. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: 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. 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. One 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 & Scientists 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. 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. Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a designated time frame identified by the organization. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.