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Grade: 12

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Grade: All Grades

1 For the GS-12: You must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service defined as experience including extensive knowledge in the operation, development and maintenance of a centralized computing and telecommunications facility and experience in the installation of computer equipment including servers, networking devices and telecommunications equipment. This includes a minimum of one year of experience in managing, evaluating and installing all electrical circuit installations and all data and fiber cable installations and infrastructure at a computing and telecommunications facility. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one full year or more of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-11 level as described above.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as stated above.
2 I have performed the tasks below as part of my recurring duties (Select all that apply): Answer to this question is required
  • Establish priorities for accomplishment of work.
  • Develop plans for future contingencies.
  • Evaluate program effectiveness through multiple methods to include inspections and management improvement studies.
  • Identify and execute renovation and modernization projects for real property assets to ensure sustainment of real property.
  • Prepare and review documents necessary to obtain contracts for operation, maintenance and repair of facilities. (
  • Independently plan and conduct appropriate course of action in recognizing and resolving complex features encountered in facilities renovation and new designs.
  • Install and manage data cables and fiber installations in a Data Center.
  • None of the above.
3 Please identify the areas below in which you have proficient knowledge. (Select all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Applying a comprehensive range of principles, concepts, and practices concerning equipment, facility, or service operations with complicated technical requirements that have no clear precedent or plan.
  • Facility requirements planning, including evaluating present use patterns of buildings, equipment, other facilities, and review of facility upgrade projects.
  • Projecting future requirements in terms of space utilization, changing tenants, and agency requirements.
  • Applying mechanical, electrical, environmental, civil, and architectural principles and practices of engineering for use in planning, designing, and monitoring activities.
  • Develop and maintain Security Plans for a Data Center.
  • None of the above.
4 I have experience with managing the operations of the emergency power generators, Uninterrupted Power Supplies (UPS) and main electrical power feeds in support of a computing and telecommunications facility. This includes all associated power systems switch gear. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
5 If True, please specify where this experience is documented in your resume. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
6 I have experience with the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of data and fiber cable infrastructures within a computing and telecommunications facilities. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
7 If True, please specify where this experience is documented in your resume. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 The incumbent will be required to bend, stoop and pull various components of hardware, equipment and cabling in order to perform the function of this position. Also, the work will require the lifting and carrying of these items which can weigh up to 50 pounds or more. Are you able to meet these physical requirements? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Please identify the facilities operating services in which you are proficient. Answer to this question is required
  • Electricity
  • Heating
  • Air Conditioning
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Energy Conservation
  • None of the above.
10 Do you have experience serving as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 This position requires the knowledge in the use and applications of AutoCAD software packages. Please indicate your level of knowledge pertaining to the use of AutoCAD. Answer to this question is required
  • I have knowledge of AutoCAD and associated plug-in software applications. I am able to give technical direction to others who have not been exposed to the use and application of the software; I have provided technical guidance on a continual basis.
  • I possess knowledge of AutoCAD and operations to perform routine jobs without assistance. I have used judgment and initiative without need for special advice. I can perform related tasks and operations independently or with minimal supervision.
  • I possess a general knowledge of AutoCAD, enough knowledge of AutoCAD and its associated plug-in software to perform routine jobs under close supervision, but I may require additional assistance for more difficult operations.
  • I have no experience related to AutoCAD.
12 From the descriptions below, please choose the statement(s) that best reflect your written communication skills. Answer to this question is required
  • Draft reports, memoranda and routing correspondence for signature by higher level official.
  • Provide authoritative technical advice in subject matter area to managers, employees, and members of the general public.
  • Keep abreast of key organizational activities, policies and priorities likely to affect operations.
  • Prepare issue papers, briefings to program personnel, subject-matter groups and/or management officials at all levels within an organization.
13 Choose all of the examples that apply to your experience developing effective internal and external working relationships. Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated ability to build constructive relationships with customers, peers, supervisors, managers, and subordinates.
  • Took calculated risks to improve performance, develop innovations, or achieve challenging goals.
  • Acted decisively and appropriately during a crisis.
  • Took action to evaluate and improve practices and avoid future problems.
  • None of the above.
14 Please identify the following forms of written documents you have initiated as a regular, recurring part of your job. (Select all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Reports to document the effectiveness of operations and maintenance programs.
  • Maintenance and Repair plans.
  • Annual Management plans.
  • Contracts for operations, maintenance, and repair of facilities.
  • Requirements, drawings, specifications, statements of work and cost estimates for major renovations, improvements, and modifications to facilities.
  • Program scope documents.
  • Real property management policies, procedures, and practices
  • None of the above.
15 Choose the one statement that best describes your experience in project management. Answer to this question is required
  • I have managed multiple contracts as the project manager for facilities projects.
  • I have provided significant input for project management activities such as, developing milestones and work breakdown tasks.
  • I have organized, coordinated, and prioritized a variety of individual and team-based activities for projects, and worked independently or as part of a team as the situation may dictate.
  • I have contributed as a team member on facilities projects.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks
16 Do you have experience implementing processes and meeting project milestones, including coordinating staff assignments, organizing and leading teams, and developing and implementing individual and team work plans? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
17 Indicate your experience(s) gathering and evaluating information and data. Answer to this question is required
  • I have applied analytical and evaluating methods, theories, and techniques to provide recommendations on technical issues (e.g., researching and analyzing official documents; compiling and charting statistical data; gathering, summarizing and analyzing information for incorporation into final reports; carrying out specified portions or segments of specific projects).
  • I have tracked and monitored completion of office assignments and prepared reports that evaluate results and document any trends.
  • I have conducted analysis, reviews, and studies of operational and administrative programs and processes in order to provide recommended solutions and improvements for the efficiency of the office.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.