Interdisciplinary Engineer


Vacancy ID: 1081137   Announcement Number: FDA-CTP-14-DE-1081137ND   USAJOBS Control Number: 366079800

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 1081137
1. Title of Job

Interdisciplinary Engineer
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)


6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 07.


07
09

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

Schedule A Eligible?
1 Yes
2 No

20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 General Engineer
002 Materials Engineer
003 Mechanical Engineer

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


241360031 Rockville, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for Interdisciplinary Engineer (General, Materials or Mechanical), GS-0801/0806/0830-7/9.

A. I have a degree in professional engineering from a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum.
B. I have a degree in professional engineering that includes differential and integral calculus and courses in at least 5 of the following 7 areas: (1) statics, dynamics; (2) strength of materials; (3) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (4) thermodynamics; (5) electrical fields and circuits; (6) nature and properties of materials; (7) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics or electronics.
C. I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor`s degree in engineering as demonstrated by my current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
D. I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor`s degree in engineering as demonstrated by passing the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination or the written test required for professional registration.
E. I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor`s degree in engineering which includes at least 60 semester/90 quarter hours in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences that included the courses specified in B above. All courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum.
F. I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor`s degree in engineering that includes a bachelor`s degree in a related curriculum (engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology), AND at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance.
G. I do not meet any of the requirements described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Additional Qualification Requirements for Interdisciplinary Engineer (General, Materials, or Mechanical), GS-0801/0806/0830-7.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-5 in the Federal service, participating in the evaluation of the design and manufacture of regulated products, such as tobacco products; assisting in the review and evaluation of scientific data to determine its completeness or accuracy; and/or editing existing reports, memos, presentations, or correspondence related to the results of scientific tests or studies.
B. I have a bachelor's degree in a professional engineering curriculum AND meet one of the Superior Academic Achievement Provisions. 1. Maintained a grade-point average of "B" (a GPA of 3.0 or higher) for all completed undergraduate courses, or those completed in the last two years of undergraduate study. - OR - 2. Maintained a grade-point average "B+" (a GPA of 3.5 or higher) for all courses in your major field of study, or those courses in your major completed in the last two years of undergraduate study. - OR - 3. Rank in the upper one-third of your class in the college, university, or major subdivision. - OR - 4. Be a member of a national honor (other than freshman honor societies) recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies. Please submit a college transcript(s) showing your grade point average for all four years of undergraduate study, including all transferred courses. NOTE: GPA's are to rounded to one decimal place. For example, 2.95 will round to 3.0 and 2.94 will round to 2.9. If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail or similar basis, your claim must be based on class standing or membership in an honor society.

C. I possess a one year (18 semester hours) of graduate level education in engineering, physics, or a closely related field that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully complete the work of the position.

D. I possess a combination of specialized experience as described in A and graduate level education as described in C that, when combined, equal 100% of the total requirement.

E. I have successfully completed a five-year program of study of at least 160 semester hours leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited institution.

F. I do not possess the experience described above.

3. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Additional Qualification Requirements for Interdisciplinary Engineer, GS-0801/0806/0830-9.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-7 in the Federal service, basic knowledge of the design and manufacture of drugs, biologics, medical devices, veterinary medicines, foods, cosmetics, or tobacco and other regulated products; and/or performing literature reviews to gather information used for regulatory or scientific purposes.
B. I have at least two full years of progressively higher level graduate education in a field that is directly related to the work of the position or LL.B. or J.D., if related Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
C. I have a combination of experience as described in "A" above and education as described in "B" above.
D. I do not possess the experience and/or education described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

4. Assist with engineering studies to address gaps related to regulatory decisions.

5. Review submissions (which include scientific data, statistical analyses, or laboratory experiments) to determine its accuracy and completeness.

6. Evaluate engineering data to determine whether data is adequate for regulatory purposes.

7. Conduct engineering studies on tobacco and/or regulated product material.

8. Search for and extract relevant information from files, documents, reports, publications, recordings, electronic databases, or other materials.

9. Edit technical documents or scientific reports to ensure content is correct and complete.

10. Summarize a scientific reviewer's recommendations and comments on the technical deficiencies of a product.

11. Prepare written evaluations of data reviewed which contain an analysis on scientific products and submit recommendations and/or conclusions to the scientific supervisor for review.

12. Provide feedback on the content of technical documents that are related to the design and manufacture of regulated products.

13. Participate in or represent the organization at meetings on a range of engineering matters.

14. Serve on panels, committees, or task forces as a representative for the organization on scientific, technical, or professional issues.

15. Compile information from various sources (e.g. files, publication and electronic databases) for use in presentations related to scientific issues and/or studies.

16. Assist in advising scientists or researchers on the data required to complete the review of a research study or scientific product design.