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Due to the high volume of applications received for Smithsonian vacancies, we are unable to confirm receipt of online application packages including faxed documentation and may not be able to respond to your inquiry on the status of your application. After you complete the online application process, you will receive an automated email message as proof of receipt of application. You may view the status of any faxed supporting documentation by following the steps in the "How to Apply" section of the announcement. We appreciate your patience, as the staffing process to identify highly qualified candidates may take up to four weeks or more to complete. After the announcement closes and application reviews are done, you may be contacted by the hiring office if further evaluation or interviews are required. You will receive an e-mail notification on the final status of the vacancy.
1 Select the response that best reflects how you learned about this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Individual referral (friend, relative, Smithsonian employee, school counselor, or other)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Job fair or informational session
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Social networking site (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or other)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Other online source (USAJobs, Smithsonian website, Internet employment search)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Community or professional organization
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Mass media (magazine, newspaper, radio, television, poster, telephone job hot line)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
2 Choose the one statement that best describes your experience/education as it relates to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal service or comparable pay band system related to the work of this position. This specialized experience is defined as providing oversight to the general contractor, sub-contractors and consultants and recommending necessary actions to correct deficiencies and identifies areas of potential problems in accordance with the project construction documents, additional established requirements and the Secretary of Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Historic Preservation.
  • I have qualifying education as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have a qualifying combination of experience and education as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not have the experience or education described above.
3 In which of the following environments have you applied architectural or engineering principles and techniques? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Academic studies
  • Corporate summer job or internship
  • Federal summer job or internship
  • Museum facilities
  • Scientific or laboratory facilities
  • None of the above
4 In which of the following environments have you applied standard construction methods? Answer to this question is required
  • Academic studies
  • Corporate summer job or internship
  • Federal summer job or internship
  • Museum, scientific or laboratory facilities
  • Single family or multi-dwelling facility
  • None of the above
5 Which of the following types of written communication have you created or reviewed? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Edited specifications.
  • Submittals.
  • Position paper.
  • Components of technical reports.
  • None of the above.
6 Which of the following best describes your experience delivering presentations? Answer to this question is required
  • I have delivered presentations in an academic setting.
  • I have delivered and defended a design presentation to an audience of experts or faculty in an academic setting.
  • I have assisted with delivering a design presentation in a professional setting either as an intern or an employee.
  • I have independently delivered a design presentation in a professional setting either as an intern or an employee.
  • I do not have experience making presentations
7 Which of the following demonstrate your experience communicating in a professional or customer service environment assisting diverse groups. (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Museum professionals
  • Administrative staff
  • Clerical personnel
  • Contractors
  • General public
  • Resident Engineers
  • Construction Management staff
  • None of the above
8 Which of the following best describes your experience in conducting construction market surveys to gather construction cost data? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education or training in conducting construction market surveys to gather construction cost data.
  • I have completed formal education or training in conducting construction market surveys to gather construction cost data.
  • I have conducted construction market surveys to gather construction cost data on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with procedures.
  • I have conducted construction market surveys to gather construction cost data as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have conducted construction market surveys to gather construction cost data as a central or major part of my work.
  • I have performed this task myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
9 Which of the following computer software applications do you have experience using in as part of your job? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • AutoDESK tools
  • Microstation tools
  • BIM tools
  • Integrated office software (e.g. Office, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Photoshop
  • Sketchup
  • I do not have experience with the listed software applications but I am willing to learn.
10 In which of the following settings do you have experience gathering factual information through conversations or interviews for use in projects or reports? Answer to this question is required
  • Academic settings as a student.
  • A professional settings as an intern or employee.
  • Both academic as well as professional settings.
  • None of the above.
11 Which of the following best reflects your level of involvement performing building inspections during construction or renovation? Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed inspections as a member of an inspection team.
  • I have led a team performing inspections.
  • I have performed inspections as an individual.
  • I have not participated in building inspections, but am willing to learn.
12 Have you worked as a construction manager in a design or construction program on one or more projects greater than $5 million that had national historic significance (i.e., public buildings, offices, academic buildings, medical or research laboratories, hospitals, etc.)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No