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Grade: 14

1 0881 Petroleum Engineer - Select the statement that best describes how you meet the basic education requirements of this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I fully meet the education requirements defined under paragraph A as described in the vacancy announcement under Qualification Requirements/Education Requirements.
  • I fully meet the combination education and experience under paragraph B as described in the vacancy announcement under Qualification Requirements/Education Requirements.
  • None of the above statements accurately reflects my qualifications.
2 GS-14 Select the statement that most closely matches your experience as defined in the vacancy announcement for the GS-14 grade level. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement, and it is clearly written in my resume.
  • I have LESS than ONE YEAR of specialized experience as defined above.
3 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade using and interpreting fair market value and economic assessment models. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade assist with analyzing and recommending solutions to problems concerning resource assessment, reservoir and petroleum engineering, geologic, economic and statistical data, and risk analysis for tract evaluation programs. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade preparing technical reports and presentations to lead technical group project discussions. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Examine organizational progress and programs, and propose alternatives for improving efficiency and effectiveness of programs and organizations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
7 Creating energy resource and economic evaluation models and making recommendations concerning policy decisions and project finance. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
8 General knowledge of petroleum geology and engineering as related to subsurface reservoir analyses and performance. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
9 Do you have experience applying knowledge of petroleum engineering principles, concepts, and practices to perform assessment of oil and gas resources? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Prepare presentations and technical reports related to fair market value estimates and/or exploration & development scenarios (for given resource estimates) and present them to management, peers, or professional organizations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
11 Represented an office in technical discussions regarding geoscience data problems where there are conflicting opinions and interests. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
12 Do you have experience preparing presentations and technical reports related to oil and gas resource assessment studies and presenting them to management, peers or professional organizations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
13 Prepared and reviewed highly technical reports covering topics such as tract evaluation and fair market value, reserve and resource assessment, exploration and production activity-level forecasting, and oil and gas production forecasting? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
14 Prepared presentations and technical reports related to geological/geophysical studies or data collection methodologies and presented them to management, peers or professional organizations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
15 Gather, assemble, and correlate facts and prepare sound solutions, in writing, to problems pertaining to offshore oil and gas activities. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
16 Independently investigate and analyze industry costs for exploration, development, and production of oil and gas fields for use in the economic evaluation of unleased tracts. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
17 Experience in making recommendations to high-level officials regarding controversial issues related to the petroleum engineering and or petroleum geology field. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
18 Have you demonstrated your ability to coordinate the work of a project team which includes professionals from a variety of disciplines to complete technically challenging projects? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: All Grades

1 What attracted you to this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Service as a Civil Servant
  • Government Benefits
  • Salary
  • Work Schedule Flexibility
  • Downturn in Non-Federal Job Market
  • Job Stability
  • Office Location
  • Other
    1.1 Please explain? Maximum length of 50 characters.
2 It is your responsibility to ensure that your resume and correct documents are uploaded and received. Please, verify during the application process on the "application review page" that you have uploaded the appropriate documentation as stated in the required documents section of the vacancy announcement. No documentation will be accepted after the closing date of the announcement. I understand that it is my responsibility that I must submit a resume and all required supporting documentation prior to the closing date of the announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No