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Grade: 07

[16869] Please note that ALL candidates must submit a resume online and complete the entire application (Resume, Core Questions, Vacancy Questions) process.Ensure that your resume thoroughly supports your responses to the job specific questions and that it contains the names, titles, and phone numbers of your most current and previous supervisors so that we may contact them. Please also be sure that your preference regarding contacting your current supervisors is shown in the User Information area. Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete all questions. High self-assessment in the application questions that is not supported by information in your resume may prevent you from being found best qualified, in which case your application will not be referred to the selecting official.
1 [56536] Choose the statement that best describes your education and experience that qualifies you for this Engineering Technician, GS-802-7 position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of graduate level education leading to a master's degree or equivalent with major study in an appropriate field of engineering, construction, or industrial technology. Transcripts have been provided with my application.
  • I have at least one full year of equal or equivalent specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is well described in my resume.
  • I have completed some graduate level classes leading to a master's degree or equivalent with major study in an appropriate field of engineering, construction, or industrial technology and have equal or equivalent specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement that combined qualify me for this position. Transcripts have been provided with my application, and this experience is well described in my resume.
  • I do not meet any of these requirements.
2 [686] The position involves a significant amount of travel away from your duty station for extended periods of time. Travel may often be to remote locations. Are you willing to travel for extended periods of time, often to remote locations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 [1302] The position may require walking and climbing in areas with terrain that is extremely rugged and difficult to navigate, with temperatures that fluctuate from extreme cold to extreme heat and in wet and/or windy weather conditions. Are you able to walk and climb in areas with extreme terrain and weather conditions? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 [1344] This position requires extensive travel and mobility. Do you currently possess or can you obtain a valid state issued driver`s license? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 [2229] Select the statement that best describes your experience reviewing Plan, Specification and Estimate (PS&E) packages for constructability and overall content of highway construction projects. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience reviewing PS&E packages.
  • I have had training or education in reviewing PS&E packages for highway construction projects but have not performed this task on the job.
  • I have limited experience reviewing PS&E packages for highway construction projects.
  • I have experience reviewing PS&E packages for highway construction projects and consider myself competent in this area.
  • I have supervised performance, trained others, and/or I am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in reviewing PS&E packages for highway construction projects.
6 [46890] Choose the statement(s) that describe your experience with highway engineering principles, practices, and procedures as they relate to the construction of highways and bridges. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in survey and staking techniques associated with highway construction.
  • I have experience with the methods used in statistical analysis of materials for acceptance.
  • I have experience with standard traffic control plans, and it's development based on the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Part 6.
  • I have experience with water quality permitting, sediment and erosion control plans, and best management practices.
  • I have experience with the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) process pertaining to highway construction.
  • I have experience with standard highway construction specifications, and American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials/American Society for Testing Materials(AASHTO/ASTM) specifications and test procedures as they relate to material sampling and testing.
  • I have experience with construction scheduling techniques, such as Critical Path Method, Bar Chart Method, and Program Evaluation Review Technique, with an understanding of sequence scheduling, equipment capabilities, and production rates.
  • None of the above.
7 [2233] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience with and knowledge of highway and/or bridge construction quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC). Answer to this question is required
  • I have reviewed and monitored a comprehensive QA/QC plan.
  • I have conducted intermittent or continuous inspection during construction to identify and correct deficiencies.
  • I have inspected completed phases before scheduled acceptance.
  • I have provided feedback and system changes to prevent repeated deficiencies.
  • I have little to no experience or knowledge in the field of highway and/or bridge construction QA/QC.
8 [17728] Select the statements that describe your knowledge of, or experience with, highway and bridge construction operations and technical functions. Answer to this question is required
  • Inspection of constructing retaining walls
  • Inspection of structures, either steel or concrete
  • Inspection of asphalt, concrete and/or PCC pavement
  • Inspection of aggregate production and material source utilization
  • Inspection of foundations such as piling, drilled shafts, micro piles, etc.
  • Inspection of concrete layout, staking, forming and falsework, and placement
  • Inspection of earthwork operations such as clearing, grubbing, rock blasting, excavation and embankment
  • None of the above
9 [7042] Select the response(s) that describe your experience using automated engineering software and other computer applications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience with Word processing software.
  • I have experience with Spreadsheet software.
  • I have experience with Computer aided drafting and design (CADD) programs.
  • I have experience with Geopack, InRoads, or other highway interactive design software.
  • I have experience with Virtis, BRASS, or other bridge load rating software.
  • Hydraulics, slope stability and/or highway related engineering programs.
  • I have completed coursework on using automated engineering programs.
  • I do not have experience using engineering software programs.
  • I do not have experience working with personal computers.
10 [3714] Choose the statement that best describes your communication skills both person-to-person and in writing with internal and external construction clients and customer representatives, and the general public. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience communicating with contractors, property owners, municipal officials, utility representatives and the general public to deal with a variety of operating problems during construction projects to devise solutions or recommendations that are workable and timely.
  • I have experience communicating with contractors, property owners, and the general public to deal with similar operating problems during construction projects following normal standard operating procedures.
  • I have experience communicating with contractors regarding routing matters such as exchanging factual information.
  • I have limited experience communicating with contractors, client/customer representatives and the general public.
  • None of the above
11 [1349] Select the statement(s) that best describe your experience with construction survey staking. Answer to this question is required
  • I have completed a college level surveying class.
  • I have assisted with survey staking for construction projects.
  • I have on the job experience with performing survey staking for construction projects.
  • I have limited or no experience with construction survey staking.
12 [1307] Select the statement that best describes your experience in performing periodic inspections of highway construction projects to evaluate methods, controls, operations, and compliance with specifications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing inspections of construction projects.
  • I have experience in inspecting constructions projects, although not highway construction projects.
  • I have experience in inspecting highway construction projects for compliance with specifications.
  • I have some experience in inspecting highway construction projects, including making some recommendations for improving constructions controls and compliance with specifications.
  • I have routinely inspected an assortment of highway construction projects and made recommendations for improving construction methods, controls, operations, and compliance with specifications.
  • I have routinely evaluated procedures used for inspection of construction projects and made recommendations for improving construction methods, controls, operations, and compliance with specifications.
13 [2279] Select the response that best describes your experience with construction inspection. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience working as an engineering cooperative education student in highway construction or related field.
  • I have experience working on a highway/roadway or bridge construction project.
  • I have experience working in the field of construction other than on a highway or bridge construction project.
  • I do not have experience with construction inspection processes or procedures.
14 [52236] Select the response that best describes your experience in presenting technical information. Answer to this question is required
  • I give presentations and/or briefings to upper management and/or labor union officials and it is a part of my regular and recurring current duties.
  • I give presentations and/or briefings to groups of co-workers.
  • I frequently give presentations, talks, and/or briefings to large audiences inside and outside of my organization. It is a regular and recurring part of my duties.
  • I have given presentations and/or briefings to small groups, but it is NOT a regular and recurring part of my duties.
  • I have taken classes on facilitation and/or public speaking.
  • I have no experience in giving presentations and/or briefings to groups.
15 [1932] Select the statement(s) that describe verbal communication skills you have used as a regular part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • Explained or justified decisions, conclusions, findings or recommendations
  • Clearly communicated the revisions needed on plans, specifications and estimates
  • Described rules, regulation, policies and procedures
  • Interacted with customers both within and outside of my organization
  • Briefed managers or executives outside of my organization
  • I have interviewed employees or managers to acquire specific programmatic and/or technical information
  • I have persuaded others to accept findings, recommendations, changes, alternative viewpoints, or to take a particular course of action
  • None of the above

Grade: 09

[16869] Please note that ALL candidates must submit a resume online and complete the entire application (Resume, Core Questions, Vacancy Questions) process.Ensure that your resume thoroughly supports your responses to the job specific questions and that it contains the names, titles, and phone numbers of your most current and previous supervisors so that we may contact them. Please also be sure that your preference regarding contacting your current supervisors is shown in the User Information area. Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete all questions. High self-assessment in the application questions that is not supported by information in your resume may prevent you from being found best qualified, in which case your application will not be referred to the selecting official.
1 [56535] Choose the statement that best describes your education and experience that qualifies you for this Engineering Technician, GS-802-09 position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least two full years of graduate education or a master's degree or equivalent with major study in an appropriate field of engineering, construction, or industrial technology. Transcripts have been provided with my application.
  • I have at least one full year of equal or equivalent specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience has been well described in my resume.
  • I have completed some graduate level classes leading to a master's degree or equivalent with major study in an appropriate field of engineering, construction, or industrial technology and have equal or equivalent specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement that combined qualify me for this position. Transcripts have been provided with my application, and this experience is well described in my resume.
  • I do not meet any of these requirements.
2 [686] The position involves a significant amount of travel away from your duty station for extended periods of time. Travel may often be to remote locations. Are you willing to travel for extended periods of time, often to remote locations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 [1302] The position may require walking and climbing in areas with terrain that is extremely rugged and difficult to navigate, with temperatures that fluctuate from extreme cold to extreme heat and in wet and/or windy weather conditions. Are you able to walk and climb in areas with extreme terrain and weather conditions? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 [1344] This position requires extensive travel and mobility. Do you currently possess or can you obtain a valid state issued driver`s license? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 [2229] Select the statement that best describes your experience reviewing Plan, Specification and Estimate (PS&E) packages for constructability and overall content of highway construction projects. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience reviewing PS&E packages.
  • I have had training or education in reviewing PS&E packages for highway construction projects but have not performed this task on the job.
  • I have limited experience reviewing PS&E packages for highway construction projects.
  • I have experience reviewing PS&E packages for highway construction projects and consider myself competent in this area.
  • I have supervised performance, trained others, and/or I am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in reviewing PS&E packages for highway construction projects.
6 [46890] Choose the statement(s) that describe your experience with highway engineering principles, practices, and procedures as they relate to the construction of highways and bridges. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in survey and staking techniques associated with highway construction.
  • I have experience with the methods used in statistical analysis of materials for acceptance.
  • I have experience with standard traffic control plans, and it's development based on the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Part 6.
  • I have experience with water quality permitting, sediment and erosion control plans, and best management practices.
  • I have experience with the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) process pertaining to highway construction.
  • I have experience with standard highway construction specifications, and American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials/American Society for Testing Materials(AASHTO/ASTM) specifications and test procedures as they relate to material sampling and testing.
  • I have experience with construction scheduling techniques, such as Critical Path Method, Bar Chart Method, and Program Evaluation Review Technique, with an understanding of sequence scheduling, equipment capabilities, and production rates.
  • None of the above.
7 [2233] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience with and knowledge of highway and/or bridge construction quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC). Answer to this question is required
  • I have reviewed and monitored a comprehensive QA/QC plan.
  • I have conducted intermittent or continuous inspection during construction to identify and correct deficiencies.
  • I have inspected completed phases before scheduled acceptance.
  • I have provided feedback and system changes to prevent repeated deficiencies.
  • I have little to no experience or knowledge in the field of highway and/or bridge construction QA/QC.
8 [17728] Select the statements that describe your knowledge of, or experience with, highway and bridge construction operations and technical functions. Answer to this question is required
  • Inspection of constructing retaining walls
  • Inspection of structures, either steel or concrete
  • Inspection of asphalt, concrete and/or PCC pavement
  • Inspection of aggregate production and material source utilization
  • Inspection of foundations such as piling, drilled shafts, micro piles, etc.
  • Inspection of concrete layout, staking, forming and falsework, and placement
  • Inspection of earthwork operations such as clearing, grubbing, rock blasting, excavation and embankment
  • None of the above
9 [7042] Select the response(s) that describe your experience using automated engineering software and other computer applications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience with Word processing software.
  • I have experience with Spreadsheet software.
  • I have experience with Computer aided drafting and design (CADD) programs.
  • I have experience with Geopack, InRoads, or other highway interactive design software.
  • I have experience with Virtis, BRASS, or other bridge load rating software.
  • Hydraulics, slope stability and/or highway related engineering programs.
  • I have completed coursework on using automated engineering programs.
  • I do not have experience using engineering software programs.
  • I do not have experience working with personal computers.
10 [3714] Choose the statement that best describes your communication skills both person-to-person and in writing with internal and external construction clients and customer representatives, and the general public. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience communicating with contractors, property owners, municipal officials, utility representatives and the general public to deal with a variety of operating problems during construction projects to devise solutions or recommendations that are workable and timely.
  • I have experience communicating with contractors, property owners, and the general public to deal with similar operating problems during construction projects following normal standard operating procedures.
  • I have experience communicating with contractors regarding routing matters such as exchanging factual information.
  • I have limited experience communicating with contractors, client/customer representatives and the general public.
  • None of the above
11 [1932] Select the statement(s) that describe verbal communication skills you have used as a regular part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • Explained or justified decisions, conclusions, findings or recommendations
  • Clearly communicated the revisions needed on plans, specifications and estimates
  • Described rules, regulation, policies and procedures
  • Interacted with customers both within and outside of my organization
  • Briefed managers or executives outside of my organization
  • I have interviewed employees or managers to acquire specific programmatic and/or technical information
  • I have persuaded others to accept findings, recommendations, changes, alternative viewpoints, or to take a particular course of action
  • None of the above
12 [52236] Select the response that best describes your experience in presenting technical information. Answer to this question is required
  • I give presentations and/or briefings to upper management and/or labor union officials and it is a part of my regular and recurring current duties.
  • I give presentations and/or briefings to groups of co-workers.
  • I frequently give presentations, talks, and/or briefings to large audiences inside and outside of my organization. It is a regular and recurring part of my duties.
  • I have given presentations and/or briefings to small groups, but it is NOT a regular and recurring part of my duties.
  • I have taken classes on facilitation and/or public speaking.
  • I have no experience in giving presentations and/or briefings to groups.
13 [2279] Select the response that best describes your experience with construction inspection. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience working as an engineering cooperative education student in highway construction or related field.
  • I have experience working on a highway/roadway or bridge construction project.
  • I have experience working in the field of construction other than on a highway or bridge construction project.
  • I do not have experience with construction inspection processes or procedures.
14 [1307] Select the statement that best describes your experience in performing periodic inspections of highway construction projects to evaluate methods, controls, operations, and compliance with specifications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing inspections of construction projects.
  • I have experience in inspecting constructions projects, although not highway construction projects.
  • I have experience in inspecting highway construction projects for compliance with specifications.
  • I have some experience in inspecting highway construction projects, including making some recommendations for improving constructions controls and compliance with specifications.
  • I have routinely inspected an assortment of highway construction projects and made recommendations for improving construction methods, controls, operations, and compliance with specifications.
  • I have routinely evaluated procedures used for inspection of construction projects and made recommendations for improving construction methods, controls, operations, and compliance with specifications.

Grade: 11

[16869] Please note that ALL candidates must submit a resume online and complete the entire application (Resume, Core Questions, Vacancy Questions) process.Ensure that your resume thoroughly supports your responses to the job specific questions and that it contains the names, titles, and phone numbers of your most current and previous supervisors so that we may contact them. Please also be sure that your preference regarding contacting your current supervisors is shown in the User Information area. Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete all questions. High self-assessment in the application questions that is not supported by information in your resume may prevent you from being found best qualified, in which case your application will not be referred to the selecting official.
1 [56749] Choose the statement that best describes your experience that qualifies you for this Engineering Technician, GS-802-11 position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one full year of equal or equivalent specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience has been well described in my resume.
  • I do not meet any of these requirements.
2 [686] The position involves a significant amount of travel away from your duty station for extended periods of time. Travel may often be to remote locations. Are you willing to travel for extended periods of time, often to remote locations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 [1302] The position may require walking and climbing in areas with terrain that is extremely rugged and difficult to navigate, with temperatures that fluctuate from extreme cold to extreme heat and in wet and/or windy weather conditions. Are you able to walk and climb in areas with extreme terrain and weather conditions? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 [1344] This position requires extensive travel and mobility. Do you currently possess or can you obtain a valid state issued driver`s license? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 [49988] Choose the statement that best describes your experience with Federal or State government contracting regulations for highway construction contracts. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience with government contracting regulations.
  • I have experience with government contracting regulations, but have not applied this experience to the administration of highway construction contracts.
  • I have experience with government contracting regulations, and have utilized this experience to mitigate problems and support positions that substantiate the government's position on highway construction contracts.
  • I have experience with government contracting regulations, and have applied this experience to mitigate problems, support positions substantiate the government's position, defend claims, and maintain the integrity of the contracting process on highway construction contracts.
6 [33768] Select the response(s) that describe your experience with construction contract modifications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed independent cost estimates associated with changes in work to substantiate a fair and reasonable price proposal.
  • I have analyzed impacts to the overall construction schedule and contract completion date as a result of the changed work.
  • I have assessed the availability of funding prior to authorizing changes in work.
  • I have developed pre-negotiation objectives based on issue specific factors, and obtained approval from the appropriately delegated authority level.
  • I have negotiated contract modifications.
  • None of the above
7 [49989] Select the method(s) you have utilized for handling disputes pertaining to a construction contract. Answer to this question is required
  • I have negotiated bilateral agreements for minor contract changes (<$50,000).
  • I have negotiated bilateral agreements for major contract changes (>$50,000).
  • I have utilized Alternate Dispute Resolution (mock trial, settlement hearing, binding arbitration, etc.) in reaching settlement.
  • I have analyzed requests for equitable adjustment and been involved in the development of Contracting Officer`s Decision.
  • I have been directly involved with the appeals process through the Contract Disputes Act.
  • None of the above
8 [2281] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience with and knowledge of highway construction project and contract administration. Answer to this question is required
  • I have gained knowledge of materials and construction specifications, highway construction and materials testing procedures, and construction inspections in conformance with contract specifications from on-the- job construction activity in the field.
  • I have knowledge of standard federal specifications for construction of roads and bridges and standard contracting requirements that govern construction work.
  • I have experience with record keeping related to Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) documentation and material submittals.
  • I have little to no knowledge of highway construction contract and project administration.
9 [2282] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience administering or managing highway construction projects to evaluate procedures, methods and practices, operations, and compliance with established standards and specifications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have managed or administered a divided highway and/or multi-lane bridge construction project as the highest-ranking on-site representative for an owner or contractor.
  • I have managed or administered a 2-lane roadway or bridge construction project as the highest-ranking on-site representative for an owner or contractor.
  • I have managed or administered 1 to 4 roadway or bridge construction projects as the highest-ranking on-site representative for an owner or contractor.
  • I have managed or administered at least 5 roadway or bridge construction projects as the highest-ranking on-site representative for an owner or contractor.
  • None of the above
10 [2229] Select the statement that best describes your experience reviewing Plan, Specification and Estimate (PS&E) packages for constructability and overall content of highway construction projects. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience reviewing PS&E packages.
  • I have had training or education in reviewing PS&E packages for highway construction projects but have not performed this task on the job.
  • I have limited experience reviewing PS&E packages for highway construction projects.
  • I have experience reviewing PS&E packages for highway construction projects and consider myself competent in this area.
  • I have supervised performance, trained others, and/or I am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in reviewing PS&E packages for highway construction projects.
11 [46890] Choose the statement(s) that describe your experience with highway engineering principles, practices, and procedures as they relate to the construction of highways and bridges. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in survey and staking techniques associated with highway construction.
  • I have experience with the methods used in statistical analysis of materials for acceptance.
  • I have experience with standard traffic control plans, and it's development based on the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Part 6.
  • I have experience with water quality permitting, sediment and erosion control plans, and best management practices.
  • I have experience with the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) process pertaining to highway construction.
  • I have experience with standard highway construction specifications, and American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials/American Society for Testing Materials(AASHTO/ASTM) specifications and test procedures as they relate to material sampling and testing.
  • I have experience with construction scheduling techniques, such as Critical Path Method, Bar Chart Method, and Program Evaluation Review Technique, with an understanding of sequence scheduling, equipment capabilities, and production rates.
  • None of the above.
12 [2233] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience with and knowledge of highway and/or bridge construction quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC). Answer to this question is required
  • I have reviewed and monitored a comprehensive QA/QC plan.
  • I have conducted intermittent or continuous inspection during construction to identify and correct deficiencies.
  • I have inspected completed phases before scheduled acceptance.
  • I have provided feedback and system changes to prevent repeated deficiencies.
  • I have little to no experience or knowledge in the field of highway and/or bridge construction QA/QC.
13 [33608] Select the team/project leader duties you have performed. Answer to this question is required
  • Led a team
  • Planned work to be accomplished by a team
  • Prepared schedules for completion of work
  • Established and coordinated ground rules
  • Assigned work to team members based on priorities
  • Set and adjusted short-term priorities as needed
  • Oriented new team members
  • Coached team members in work performance
  • Set individual goals and standards
  • I have not performed team leader duties.
14 [33610] Select the statement that best describes your experience analyzing construction problems to develop solutions (i.e. make recommendations for appropriate actions, and prepare change orders and reports). Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience devising solutions/recommendations for construction inspection problems. I have developed workable solutions without sacrificing quality or jeopardizing the project schedule.
  • I have experience analyzing information to develop solutions to highway construction problems.
  • I have experience analyzing information to make regular inspection decisions on day-to-day inspection operations.
  • I have little to no experience analyzing construction problems.
15 [17728] Select the statements that describe your knowledge of, or experience with, highway and bridge construction operations and technical functions. Answer to this question is required
  • Inspection of constructing retaining walls
  • Inspection of structures, either steel or concrete
  • Inspection of asphalt, concrete and/or PCC pavement
  • Inspection of aggregate production and material source utilization
  • Inspection of foundations such as piling, drilled shafts, micro piles, etc.
  • Inspection of concrete layout, staking, forming and falsework, and placement
  • Inspection of earthwork operations such as clearing, grubbing, rock blasting, excavation and embankment
  • None of the above
16 [7042] Select the response(s) that describe your experience using automated engineering software and other computer applications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience with Word processing software.
  • I have experience with Spreadsheet software.
  • I have experience with Computer aided drafting and design (CADD) programs.
  • I have experience with Geopack, InRoads, or other highway interactive design software.
  • I have experience with Virtis, BRASS, or other bridge load rating software.
  • Hydraulics, slope stability and/or highway related engineering programs.
  • I have completed coursework on using automated engineering programs.
  • I do not have experience using engineering software programs.
  • I do not have experience working with personal computers.
17 [3714] Choose the statement that best describes your communication skills both person-to-person and in writing with internal and external construction clients and customer representatives, and the general public. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience communicating with contractors, property owners, municipal officials, utility representatives and the general public to deal with a variety of operating problems during construction projects to devise solutions or recommendations that are workable and timely.
  • I have experience communicating with contractors, property owners, and the general public to deal with similar operating problems during construction projects following normal standard operating procedures.
  • I have experience communicating with contractors regarding routing matters such as exchanging factual information.
  • I have limited experience communicating with contractors, client/customer representatives and the general public.
  • None of the above
18 [33789] Select the statement that best describes your experience working in a team environment. Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked alone and believe my ability to maintain a clear focus on the work at hand permitted me to achieve consistently excellent results.
  • I have worked in small groups (1-5 people) with common interests and goals, contributed to the accomplishment of assigned tasks.
  • I have worked in large groups (6 or more people), in which my facilitation skills contributed directly to successful completion of assigned tasks.
  • I have lead small groups (1-5 people) where I ensured that everyone in the group was doing his or her share of the work, thereby contributing to successful completion of assigned tasks.
  • I have lead large groups (6 or more people) where my management skills ensured that the work was coordinated sufficiently well to ensure successful and timely completion of assigned tasks.
  • None of the above
19 [6082] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience retaining composure under stressful situations when dealing with a variety of people. Answer to this question is required
  • Dealt in a professional and productive manner with individuals who were difficult, hostile and/or distressed.
  • Succeeded in working with interdisciplinary teams, each with opposing points of view and/or agenda.
  • Identified and responded to critical events with diplomacy and action.
  • Negotiated with others to reach agreement, settlement, consensus, compliance or a solution.
  • None of the above.
20 [2304] Select the statement that best describes your experience planning, scheduling, and coordinating project activities. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience providing instructions about work to another employee.
  • I have experience assigning work to employees.
  • I have experience assigning work to and training/instructing employees.
  • I have experience assigning work to and training/instructing employees, and reporting to a supervisor on employee performance.
  • I have experience assigning work to and training/instructing employees, and reporting to supervisor on employee performance, and coordinating work to meet project deadlines.
  • I have experience assigning work to and training/instructing employees, and reporting to supervisor on employee performance, coordinating work to meet project deadlines, and monitoring work in progress.
  • I have experience assigning work to and training/instructing employees, and reporting to supervisor on employee performance, coordinating work to meet project deadlines, monitoring work in progress, and making day-to-day work adjustments.
  • I have experience coordinating project activities as a team leader of a small group (2 to 3) of employees engaged in construction inspection activities.
  • I have experience coordinating project activities as a team leader of a medium group (3 to 6) of employees engaged in construction inspection activities.
  • I have little to no experience planning, scheduling, and coordinating project activities.

Grade: All Grades

[16869] Please note that ALL candidates must submit a resume online and complete the entire application (Resume, Core Questions, Vacancy Questions) process.Ensure that your resume thoroughly supports your responses to the job specific questions and that it contains the names, titles, and phone numbers of your most current and previous supervisors so that we may contact them. Please also be sure that your preference regarding contacting your current supervisors is shown in the User Information area. Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete all questions. High self-assessment in the application questions that is not supported by information in your resume may prevent you from being found best qualified, in which case your application will not be referred to the selecting official.
1 [31608] I understand the resume I have submitted for this position will be thoroughly reviewed to determine whether my experience and/or educational background is sufficient to meet basic and/or specialized experience requirements as outlined in this announcement. I also understand that if the information provided in my resume is not sufficient to support my responses to the vacancy announcement questions, it will affect the overall assessment of my application package. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
[31648] When you are finished with the question phase of this announcement, you will be shown a list of documents that may include documents that do not apply to you. Review the list and the required documents section of the vacancy to determine which, IF ANY, are required for your application to be considered a complete application. Please do not submit documents that are not requested.
  • If you are not a veteran, the DD-214 and the SF-15 do not apply to you.
  • If you are not applying to an engineering position, the P.E. license or EIT exam does not apply to you.
  • If you are not requesting consideration under a special appointing authority, the special appointing authority documents do not apply to you.
If any of the requested documentation pertains to you, you have the option to fax using the fax coversheets provided, upload to this system or you may transfer the documentation from your USAJOBS account. Please note documents are NOT automatically transferred from USAJobs. Contact the office no later than the closing date, if you require assistance.
2 [3057] By responding to this question, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the Required Documents section of this announcement to determine which documents, if any, you need to provide in support of this application. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 [31609] I understand that if I do not submit all REQUIRED documents by the closing date, it will affect the overall assessment of my application package. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 [54657] Select your most recent work performance evaluation (includes pass in pass/fail systems). Answer to this question is required
  • My most recent work performance evaluation was satisfactory or better.
  • My most recent work performance evaluation was below satisfactory.
  • I have never received a performance appraisal or review for any position.
5 [35568] Select the response that is the GS equivalent grade level of the highest grade to which you have held on a permanent basis or have competed for promotion potential. Please ensure that you have also provided a supporting SF-50. Without the supporting SF-50, we may not be able to consider your application for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not held a government position.
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6 [59279] In the past three years, have you had one or more of the following Awards: monetary, time-off, or other? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 [59280] If you are a Federal employee, is your most recent performance rating equivalent to a "Pass", "Fully Successful", "Satisfactory" or better? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • I am a Federal employee, but have not received a performance rating.
  • Not applicable, I am not a Federal employee.
8 [587] Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade. Please include the date of your last promotion (in mm/dd/yy format). Maximum length of 20 characters. Answer to this question is required
9 [586] How did you initially hear about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Email notification
  • Agency website
  • USAJobs (OPM) website
  • Newspaper advertisement
  • Magazine advertisement
  • Commercial employment site (i.e. Careerbuilder, Monster)
  • Placement office (Federal, State, College or University)
  • Friend or relative
  • Job Fair
  • Minority professional network
  • Other
    9.1 [5063] Please indicate how you heard about this position. Maximum length of 250 characters.