Serves as an Electrical Engineer in the Operations and Maintenance Division in the Office of Facility Management. Performs multiple varying and complex assignments and plans for the implementation of projects/programs under limited direction of a manager, project/program manager, or more experienced engineer. May act as a contributing specialist on large work activities or as a team leader for single or small work activities.
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Applies experience and advanced knowledge of electrical engineering principles, theories, and concepts to evaluate large facility power systems, lighting, fire alarm, public address, and electronic security systems. Works in conjunction with the MMAC facilities design team and energy team for implementation and operation of electrical system improvements to comply with the high performance sustainable building requirements. Coordinates with the Oklahoma City Airport Trust and the facilities Architecture and Engineering Division on all campus wide electrical utility/medium voltage issues and projects.
Provides engineering technical expertise on all facility electrical engineering maintenance issues. Act as overall technical expert for maintenance and operation of facility power systems, facility generators, and facility UPS’s. Serve as the primary liaison for the Operations and Maintenance Division with the Oklahoma City Airport Trust, the facilities Architecture and Engineering Division, and the Facilities Services (energy, safety, and environmental) Division regarding electrical engineering issues. Applies knowledge of building codes and FAA's energy policies and objectives to ensure organization compliance and to meet the initiatives in Executive Orders pertaining to the improvement of energy. Employs strategies that reduce campus energy and electrical consumption.
Established policies/procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allow considerable discretion to select the most appropriate approach or to recommend new approaches. Ensures new and renovated facility designs incorporate maintenance requirements and standards for electrical equipment. Responsible for the interpretation, reviewing, and analysis of electrical design concepts, reviews A/E consultants work for compliance with program requirements, reviews construction activities for compliance with contract documents. Assists in the production of plans and specifications necessary for competitive bid documents as they are developed by the facilities Architecture and Engineering Division. Provides engineering guidance in a team concept working with lower level staff to solve routine and difficult technical issues.
Serves as a Contracting Officer's Representative and provides the Contracting Officer with technical oversight of operations and maintenance activities. Develops and recommends techniques to address program/project planning and problems. Prepares, reviews, and recommends approval of reports on projects, programs, and other work activities for internal and external distribution. Develops briefings to convey strategic vision and/or organizational policies to internal and external audiences.
Work activities typically support and may be vital to the success of projects or activities of one or more organization units, subdivisions, and Line of Businesses (LOB)/Staff Offices (SOs) located at the MMAC .
Contributes to the preparation of technical reports or contractual documents, and may be called upon to communicate the overall results of a project or work activity to FAA management, the aviation and aerospace industries, and other external parties. Provides technical guidance and instruction both internally and externally to solve difficult issues.
Resolves all but unique technical problems without the intervention of a manager or more experienced engineer. Work is reviewed periodically, typically at major milestones and at completion, for technical compliance and alignment with project requirements. This is a bargaining unit position. The electrical engineer will be licensed as a registered professional engineer (P.E.) in the State of Oklahoma.
Not required - The job does not require any travel.
#### Job family (Series)
0850 Electrical Engineering
Electrical And Electronics Engineers
Electrical Systems Engineers
Engineers, Electrical Systems
Engineers, Power Distribution
Conditions of Employment
US Citizenship is required.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
This position has a positive education requirement. Transcript(s) required.
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This position has a positive education requirement. Transcript(s) required.
Licensed Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the state of Oklahoma.
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BASIC REQUIREMENTS: (A) 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 & 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-Current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. 2) Written Test - Evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination, or the written test required for the professional registration which is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. 3) Specified Academic Courses - Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum as described in paragraph A above. 4) Related Curriculum - Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field, e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had a least one year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g. in interdisciplinary positions. (The above examples of related curricula are not all-inclusive.)
IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE BASIC REQUIREMENT: TO QUALIFY FOR THE POSITION AT THE FV-I GRADE LEVEL, you must demonstrate in your application you possess 52 weeks of Specialized Experience equivalent to the FV-H (FG/GS 11-12) level in the Federal Service. Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE INCLUDES: Advanced applied knowledge and demonstrated experience in all phases of electrical engineering. 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 broad and diversified electronic systems.
In addition to the minimum qualifications, the following has been determined to be a selective factor for this position. This means possession of this criterion is part of the minimum qualifications and is essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Applicants who do not possess this criterion are ineligible for further consideration.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR (SPF): In addition to the BASIC REQUIREMENTS, applicants must possess the specialized experience and the Selective Placement Factor (SPF) described below. To be found eligible, applicants MUST be licensed as a Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the state of Oklahoma.
This position has a positive education requirement: Applicants must submit a copy of their college or university transcripts(s) and certificates by the closing date of announcement to verify qualifications. If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. You may upload these documents with your application in USAJOBS or fax it to fax number provided in the announcement (please include announcement number on each page).
Failure to do so will result in loss of consideration.
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Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
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This position has a positive education requirement. If you have never served in a Federal Professional Engineering Series you must UPLOAD or **** prior to closing date.
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Enhanced leave for Non-Federal Service Authorized.
Position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: ****TO CONFIRM RECEIPT OF FAXED DOCUMENTS, PLEASE ****.
This is a bargaining unit position.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.
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You must UPLOAD or FAX a legible copy of your Professional Engineer (P.E.) License or provide your P.E. License number from the State of Oklahoma.
Supplemental documentation, e.g. (P. E.) License in the State of Oklahoma, transcripts, Notice of Personel Action (SF-50), etc. will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents must be uploaded or faxed to 405-954-3003 before the closing date of this announcement. All submitted documents should reference the announcement number.
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This position has a positive education requirement; college transcripts are required for ALL candidates newly appointed to the FAA in the 0800 (Engineering) series.
College transcripts must be submitted from current FAA employees applying for internal vacancies if they have never held a position in the, 0800 (Engineering) series with the FAA.
College transcripts are not required from current FAA employees who are currently occupying a 0800 (Engineering) series.
If selected, official transcripts are required prior to employment.
If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.
If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.
Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference:
You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.
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Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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Open & closing dates:
08/03/2018 to 08/16/2018
Pay scale & grade:
$74,228 to $115,042 per year Salary includes locality payment of 15.37%.