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YOUR RESPONSE TO THE FOLLOWING BASIC QUALIFICATION QUESTION(S) MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME. FAILURE TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER(S) IN YOUR RESUME MAY IMPACT YOU OR ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.
1 Minimum Qualification Question: Choose the answer that best describes your education and experience as it relates to the occupational requirements for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have completed a bachelor's or higher degree in engineering from an ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) accredited school or that included courses in differential and integral calculus and courses in 5 of the following 7 areas:(a)statics, dynamics;(b)strength of materials;(c)fluid mechanics, hydraulics;(d)thermodynamics;(e)electrical fields and circuits;(f)nature and properties of materials; and (g)any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics.
  • I have a combination of education and experience described in the announcement and it’s demonstrated by the qualification that I have successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination, or any other written test required for professional registration by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico.
  • I have a combination of education and experience described in the announcement and it’s demonstrated by the qualification that I am registered as a as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  • I have a combination of education and experience described in the announcement and it’s demonstrated by the qualification that I have successfully completed at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences, including the courses listed in the first response above. (NOTE: The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum.)
  • I have successfully completed a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field (e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology) AND have at least 1 year of professional engineering experience under the guidance and supervision of a professional engineer.
  • My background does not match the above choices.
2 The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the HR Office. Are you currently, or have you been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch? If yes, please provide appropriate documentation in your application package to provide proof of your current or most recent political appointment. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Select the response that best describes your highest level of experience communicating engineering information to others. Answer to this question is required
  • I have prepared and presented technical, scientific or engineering materials related to electrical engineering at a professional conference or meeting..
  • I have interacted with higher-level management to justify or defend programs, policies or technical evaluations.
  • I have conducted briefs/presentations on status of project or assignment.
  • I have explained technical information to team members.
  • None of the above
4

Which statement best describes your knowledge of, and skill in applying, advanced Radio Frequency (RF) engineering principles, concepts, methods, standards, and practices sufficient to develop and interpret policy and strategies governing the operation and design of Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task 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 as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
5

Which statement best describes your knowledge of, and skill in applying advanced theories, concepts, and principles practiced in the science of professional electronics engineering sufficient to keep abreast of research and development by reviewing pertinent reports and other related data to ensure proper emphasis on design for production.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task 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 as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
6

Which statement best describes your knowledge of the National and Department of Defense (DOD) spectrum certification process, and the tools required to process and analyze Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems for spectrum certification.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task 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 as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
7

Which statement best describes your experience providing technical advice, guiding policy, and recommendations to Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) acquisition programs, management, and other technical specialist in the national spectrum certification process.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task 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 as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
8

Which statement best describes your experience of spectrum certification and engineering concepts, methods, and practices; project management methods and concepts sufficient to represent the Coast Guard on interagency work groups established to develop Government wide spectrum policy and solutions to critical issues; and negotiate for the acceptance of Coast Guard positions on key Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task 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 as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
9

Which statement best describes your knowledge in using the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and Department of Defense (DOD) software packages and databases required to obtain spectrum certification (NTIA Spectrum Planning Subcommittee (SPS) Certification Software, Equipment Location-Certification Information Database (EL-CID), and NTIA Spectrum XXI, NTIA Government Master File (GMF), and DOD Equipment Spectrum Guidance/Spectrum Certification System (ESG/SCS) database).

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task 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 as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
10 Which of the following responses BEST represents your performance rating? Answer to this question is required
  • I received the highest rating attainable and received a performance award under my organizations performance appraisal system on a performance appraisal received within the past 5 years and it was in a related position.
  • I received the second highest rating attainable and received a performance award under my organizations performance appraisal system within the past 5 years and it was in a related position.
  • I received a performance award under my organizations performance appraisal system on a performance appraisal received within the past 5 years in a related or unrelated position.
  • I do not meet any of the performance rating described above.
11 Which of the following BEST represents your awards history? Awards include sustained superior performance awards, special act or achievement awards, meritorious civilian service awards, quality step increases, and other equivalent awards. Letters of commendation and appreciation are NOT creditable. Answer to this question is required
  • I received an award(s), such as those defined above, within the past 5 years for service, accomplishments, or initiatives in a related position.
  • I received an award(s), such as those defined above, more than 5 years ago for service, accomplishments, or initiatives in a related position.
  • I have not received any awards.