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1 Please select the response that best describes your education and/or experience in relation to the Basic Qualification Requirements for this position. Refer to the "Qualifications and Evaluations" section of the job announcement for a detailed description of the basic qualification requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess a degree in professional engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must 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 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.
  • I have a combination of education and experience which includes college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that has furnished me with (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: (a) Professional registration, (b) Written Test, (c) Specified academic courses, (d) Related curriculum.
  • None of the above.
2 Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in order to minimally qualify for this position. Do you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal Service as defined in the statement below? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Specialized experience is defined as having experience: (1) Applying engineering or hard science knowledge and expertise in developing and conducting training for an industrial plant; (2) Performing training needs assessments, determining training required, establishing training courses and classes, scheduling training and tracking training accomplishments; (3) Serving as Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) or equivalent to ensure accurate and adequate oversight of contractor performance; and (4) Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders on educational program activities.
3 Have you performed a needs assessment determining training required, establishing training courses and classes, scheduling training, and tracking training accomplished? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    3.1 Please describe your experience performing this task. Maximum length of 10000 characters.
  • No
4 Which of the following BEST reflects your experience with designing new education courses or training programs? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have formal education and/or training in this task, but I have not yet applied this in a work situation.
  • I have worked as a team member designing new education and/or training courses.
  • I have independently performed this task as a regular part of my job.
  • I have routinely performed this task and have trained and/or provided advice to others in the performance of this task.
  • This task has been a major part of my work.
5 Select the task(s) that you have performed on a regular and recurring basis regarding contracts. Answer to this question is required
  • Coordinated the activities of an organization in developing a contract.
  • Monitors contractor activities through personal contact.
  • Developed contracts requests with supporting justifications.
  • Prepared requests for contracts resources for an organization.
  • Engaged in the strategic planning process.
  • Procure complex equipment, services, or construction using cost-price analysis techniques.
  • Coordinated the work of contractors on construction and renovations projects.
  • Provided guidance and advice to others in drafting contracts and justifications.
  • None of the above.
6 Have you ever held a Contracting Officer`s Technical Representative (COTR), Contracting Officer's Representative (COR), or equivalent certification? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    6.1 Please list where you gained this experience and provide a brief description of the tasks performed. Please make certain that this information is reflected in your resume. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
7 Do you have a current Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) or Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) certification? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Identify the following tasks that you have performed on a regular and recurring basis. Answer to this question is required
  • Coordinated the activities of an organization in developing a budget.
  • Consolidated multiple budgets.
  • Developed budget requests with supporting justifications.
  • Prepared requests for budgeted resources for an organization.
  • Applied financial analysis techniques to determine the effect of strategic decisions.
  • Used financial software and systems for developing budgets or forecasting.
  • Provided guidance and advice to others in drafting budgeting plans and justifications.
  • None of the above.
9 Select the activities you have performed in managing plant operations training. Answer to this question is required
  • I have participated in plant operations training.
  • I have provided hands-on, on the job training for employees.
  • I have scheduled employees to attend classroom based training.
  • I have determined training courses required for plant operations.
  • I have implemented a plant operations training program.
  • I have requested funding for employee training.
  • I have performed quality control for plant operations training.
  • None of the above.
10 Do you have any experience with managing power plant operations (or similar industrial facility)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Select the choice that best describes your experience and/or education in providing counseling to employees and managers on the preparation and execution of Individual Development Plans (IDPs). Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
12 Select all industrial plant subject-matter areas in which you have experience providing training: Answer to this question is required
  • Specialty Training
  • Maintenance Training
  • Operations Training
  • Emergency Response Training
  • Environmental Training
  • Safety Training
  • Hazardous Materials Training
  • Professional Development Training
  • None of the above
13 Please select the statement(s) that describe(s) the type(s) of person-to-person communication or briefings you have performed as a regular and reoccurring part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • I have effectively communicated technical information to internal or external audiences.
  • I have effectively communicated organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on a regular basis.
  • I have persuaded others to accept findings, recommendations, changes, alternative viewpoints, or to take a particular course of action.
  • I have interviewed employees or managers to acquire specific programmatic and/or technical information.
  • I have conducted training sessions with varied audiences with different levels of comprehension.
  • I have coordinated meetings, workshops, or conferences.
  • I have delivered presentations to groups at work or in other environments.
  • I have taught a class, provided one-on-one instruction, or similar experience.
  • I have provided briefings on controversial issues.
  • I have developed written materials for briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  • I have marketed safety programs using networking and constituency group processes effectively.
  • None of the above.
14 Select the types of teams you have led to accomplish team goals and assignments. Answer to this question is required
  • Multi-discipline teams
  • Teams composed of individuals with varying levels of skill
  • Multi-level teams (e.g., subordinates, peers, and supervisors)
  • Multi-organizational teams
  • None of the above
15 Select the responses that describe your experience interacting with persons of varied backgrounds, cultures, or opinions to accomplish work goals and objectives. Answer to this question is required
  • I have accomplished goals working with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • I have accomplished goals working with persons from a similar culture but of a different race, gender, or ethnicity from my own.
  • I have accomplished goals working with persons with socio-economic statuses different from my own.
  • I have accomplished goals working with colleagues and/or clients with a native language different from my own.
  • I have accomplished goals working with colleagues or clients who held different views from my own on important subjects or issues.
  • I have accomplished goals working with persons who held a hostile or antagonistic attitude toward me.
  • None of the above.
16 From the following list, select the type(s) of written products you have prepared. Answer to this question is required
  • Training manuals
  • Course curriculum
  • Lesson plans
  • Training plans
  • Course outlines
  • Course evaluations
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • User Guides
  • Standardized reports
  • Technical reports or documents
  • Statements of Work (SOW)
  • None of the above
17 Which certifications or registrations do you hold? Answer to this question is required
  • Professional Engineering (PE) certification
  • Certified Facilities Manager (CFM)
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM)
  • Environmental Design (LEED)
  • Stationary Engineer's License
  • None of the Above
18 Where did you learn about this Architect of the Capitol job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • Architect of the Capitol (AOC) Website
  • USAJOBS Website
  • Washington Post Ad
  • AOC Employee (former or current)
  • Friend or Relative
  • Job Fair, Conference or Convention
  • Job Bulletin Board
  • Public Notice or Service Announcement
  • Radio/Television Broadcast/Magazine Ads
  • Employment Office (Federal, State, or Local)
  • Government Recruitment at School
  • Email recruitment communication
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • LinkedIn
  • Glassdoor
  • Indeed
  • Other
    18.1 Please indicate where you heard about this AOC job opportunity. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • None of the above