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Vacancy Details

Grade: 04

1 I am enrolled in an accredited engineering program AND I have completed 2 full academic years of post-high school study OR have an associate's degree. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False

Grade: All Grades

1 Select the option that best reflects how you first became aware of this position. Answer to this question is required
  • At a college job fair or professional organizational event
  • Referral from a professional organization
  • College placement office
  • Referral from a state or local agency
  • USAJobs.gov
  • Internet job search
  • Magazine or newspaper advertisement
  • Referral from another Federal agency or Federal employee
  • FERC careers on social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Other
2 Based on your selection/selections from above please provide further detailed information (i.e which event(s), name of federal employee(s), name of newspaper, journal, magazine, website). Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
3 Have you visited FERC career social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    3.1 If yes, select the pages visited:
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • LinkedIn
  • No
4 I am currently registered or enrolled in a degree seeking program at an accredited educational institution. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 At time of appointment, I will be continuing my education in a degree-seeking program at an accredited educational institution throughout the summer and/or into Fall 2019 semester? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Do you have a relative currently working at FERC? A relative is defined as father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew, niece, husband, wife, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother, stepsister, half brother, or half sister. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Which Microsoft programs have you used? Answer to this question is required
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • None of the above
8 Have you taken a formal training course related to research methods, information collection, or data interpretation? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 In reference to the question above, please provide a brief statement (maximum length of 250 characters) that supports your answer and identify time frame(s) and school(s) or employer(s) in your resume (e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy) that indicates where and when you acquired or used this skill or knowledge. Enter NA if not applicable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
10 Have you been exposed to any computer models on power system analysis in your academic program? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 In reference to the question above, please list each power systems program and specify the school. Enter NA if not applicable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
12 What is your knowledge of power system engineering, operations and/or transmission planning? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no knowledge of power system engineering, operations and/or transmission planning.
  • I have completed college course work that included power system engineering, operations and/or transmission planning.
  • I have completed training related to power system engineering, operations and/or transmission planning.
  • I have work experience related to power system engineering, operations and/or transmission planning.
13 In reference to the question above, please provide a brief statement (maximum length of 250 characters) that supports your answer and identify time frame(s) and school(s) or employer(s) in your resume (e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy) that indicates where and when you acquired or used this skill or knowledge. Enter NA if not applicable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
14 Have you prepared or assisted in preparing analytic reports on electrical engineering topics? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
15 In reference to the question above, please provide a brief statement (maximum length of 250 characters) that supports your answer and identify time frame(s) and school(s) or employer(s) in your resume (e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy) that indicates where and when you acquired or used this skill or knowledge. Enter NA if not applicable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
16 Which types of documents have you written? Answer to this question is required
  • Summary reports
  • Technical reports
  • Directives / policies / regulations
  • Policy guidance
  • Option papers / decision memos
  • Journal or newspaper articles
  • Books or book chapters
  • Academic / research papers
  • None of the above
17 Select the actions you have performed related to written communication. Answer to this question is required
  • Gathered data and organized it to be presented
  • Wrote technical materials (e.g., reports, memorandums)
  • Wrote non technical materials (e.g., reports, letters and memorandums)
  • Completed course work or formal training in written communication
  • None of the above
18 Select all statements that describe your experience in preparing written material related to power systems. Answer to this question is required
  • I have written analytical reports related to power systems in a work setting.
  • I have assisted in writing analytical reports related to power systems in a work setting.
  • I have written analytical reports related to power systems as part of an academic project or assignment.
  • None of the above.
19 Select the statements that describe your experience in preparing written material. Answer to this question is required
  • I have written reports for academic projects and / or classes.
  • I have written analytical reports for internal audiences (within an organization).
  • I have written analytical reports for external audiences (outside of an organization).
  • I have written briefing material on policies and procedures for a broad internal / external audience.
  • I have prepared issue papers and / or briefings for subject matter groups and or management officials at all levels of an organization.
  • I have reviewed and edited reports for accuracy, grammar, organization, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  • None of the above.
20 Have you completed a class/formal training on the topic of oral communication or public speaking? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
21 In reference to the question above, please provide a brief statement (maximum length of 250 characters) that supports your answer and identify time frame(s) and school(s) or employer(s) in your resume (e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy) that indicates where and when you acquired or used this skill or knowledge. Enter NA if not applicable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
22 Select the response that best describe your experience in communicating technical information related to electrical engineering. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had any education, training or experience in making technical presentations related to electrical engineering.
  • I have had education and/or training in making technical presentations related to electrical engineering but have not had work experience.
  • I have work experience in making technical presentations related to electrical engineering but with close supervision from a supervisor or senior engineer.
23 Select all responses that best describe your experience in verbally describing technical data with the assistance of statistics, charts and graphs you have developed. Answer to this question is required
  • I have presented such data to supervisors or co-workers.
  • I have presented such data during conferences.
  • I have presented such data as part of an academic assignment.
  • None of the above.
24 Select the statements that describe examples of your interactions with others. Answer to this question is required
  • Listens with interest to others' views; thinks before he / she speaks
  • Provides an open environment in which others are comfortable discussing issues concerns and even disagreeing with his / her positions
  • Adapts own behavior to work effectively with the different personal styles of others
  • Creates an environment where others accept differences in beliefs, opinions, and values of others
  • None of the above