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U.S. Military Academy Supervisory Engineering Technician (Mechanical) in West Point, New York

Summary About the Position: The U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY is an academic institution located in the Hudson River Valley, 50 miles from New York City. The historic site is the oldest continuously occupied military post in America. West Point is a self-contained city with housing, a Department of Public Works, libraries, hospital, fire department, chapels, and restaurants. Employees have access to Eisenhower Hall Theater, Hudson Valley's performing arts center, and recreational facilities. Responsibilities Provides both technical and administrative day to day supervision to all personnel assigned to the laboratory areas. Designs and operates classroom, demonstration, and experimental laboratories. Plans, organizes, prepares and manages day-to-day the laboratory operations from a technical and administrative viewpoint. Conducts, performs and operates both Civil and Mechanical engineering laboratories and supports capstone projects as a laboratory technician. Designs, builds, and tests complex mechanical mechanisms and machines. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience Statement: Specialized experience is defined as work that involves: 1) the designing, operation, and/or maintenance of an organization's laboratory area, programs and/or equipment; 2) providing technical and/or mechanical engineering support for designing, building, fabricating and/or testing mechanical mechanisms or machines for instruction or research purposes using standard shop equipment; AND 3) leading and/or providing guidance to team members involved in the maintenance of electronic, civil, mechanical, or other related systems. This definition of specialized experience is equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Managing Human Resources Mechanical Engineering Mechanics Oral Communication Planning and Evaluating Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required.. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a(n) Science, Engineering and Analysis Career Field position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. This position is not eligible for regular and recurring telework. This position is eligible for situational telework only, including emergency and OPM prescribed "unscheduled telework". Situational telework is approved on a case-by-case basis, where the hours worked were not part of a previously approved, ongoing, and regular telework schedule. Situational telework is sometimes also referred to as episodic, intermittent, unscheduled, or ad-hoc telework.