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U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command Engineering Technician in Dugway Proving Ground, Utah

Summary

About the Position: This position is located at United States Army Dugway Proving Ground, approximately 50 minutes from Tooele, Utah, and 90 minute drive from Salt Lake City, Utah. Dugway offers affordable on post housing as well as subsidized commuter van transport. Contact the Relocation Program Manager at 435-831-2260. For more information about Dugway's beautiful terrain and community go to our website http://www.dugway.army.mil.

Responsibilities

Serves as a Precision Machining Subject Matter Expert for the Center within the Engineering Branch of the Test Support Division.

Operates and maintains the Precision Machining Technologies within the Engineering Branch for the West Desert Test Center.

Conducts and directs the fabrication of prototype and limited production, equipment and systems.

Serves as a subject matter expert on Precision Machining Technologies CAM, CNC, and design for manufacture, advising project teams and design and producibility engineers.

Utilizes TIG, MIG and Arc welding processes.

Applies manufacturing techniques for sheet metal, wood, synthetic, and other materials.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Qualifications

Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the experience 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 for the GS-12: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1. Providing advisory and technical services for precision machining both metallic and non-metallic materials; 2. Designing 3D models using CADD (Computer Aided Drafting and Design) software and program machines to operate in 5 axis; 3. Utilizing a variety of conventional and computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools such as lathes, vertical/universal milling machines, water jet, rotary vises, magnetic chucks, taper attachments, trunnion head and rotary tables; 4. Communicating detailed technical design criteria with customers and/or subject matter experts; 5. Utilizing welding techniques to include tungsten inert gas welding, metal inert gas welding, and oxy acetylene welding. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). Specialized Experience for the GS-11: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1. Providing technical precision machining services for both metallic and non-metallic materials; 2. Utilizing a variety of conventional and computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools such as lathes, vertical and universal mills, and waterjets; 3. Utilizing welding techniques to include tungsten inert gas welding, metal inert gas welding, and oxy acetylene welding; 4. Communicating detailed technical design criteria with customers. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-10). Specialized Experience for the GS-10: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1. Entering data into computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools such as lathes or mills; and 2. Utilizing hand tool e.g drills, sanders, grinders, material handling equipment. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09). Some federal positions allow substitution of education for experience. For this position no substitution of education is allowed and qualifications are met by experience alone.

Education

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. Two 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 Career Program (CP) 16 - Engineering and Science non-construction position. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations. 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. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest.

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