Entry Level Electrical Engineer
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The Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS) is looking for a Full-Time Electrical Engineer (GS-0855-7 target 12) to work at the Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) in the 96th Test Wing, 782 Test Squadron, RNWI Seekers and Sensors Flight at Eglin AFB in FL.
This position has a typical 2022 salary range of $44,740 - $103,176 (includes locality).
This announcement will close 25 January 2022.
Recruitment, relocation, and retention incentives will be considered and applied for as the applicant’s situation applies
In this position you will serve as an Electronics Engineer for an electro-optics and infra-red (EO/IR) test and evaluation laboratory and field activity under a military systems command. Your responsibility will be to perform professional electronic engineering duties in system specification and design, planning, conduct, operation, data reduction and interpretation in support of these airborne and ground based test systems.
Work is primarily mobile, requiring walking, stooping and bending in and around equipment, lifting (light to 35 lbs) of equipment, laboratory and field work. Employee is regularly exposed to high voltage, high noise levels (acoustics), high power electromagnetic radiators, hot and cold climates and heights (personal protective equipment provided).
- U.S. Citizenship
- Ability to obtain & maintain Security clearance
- This is a designated Drug Testing Position
- Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program
- Must meet or be capable of meeting Defense Acquisition Professional Work Improvement Act (DAWIA) requirements applicable to the duties of the position
- Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical (if applicable)
- Travel by regularly scheduled commercial or military conveyance in accordance with Joint Travel Regulations may be required in performance of temporary duty travel (TDY), averaging 4 weeks per trip up to 4 times per year.
- Knowledge of professional electronics engineering concepts, principles, practices, standards, methods, techniques, materials, and equipment to effectively apply engineering theories, principles, and concepts to system design, architecture, and integration.
- Ability to support field/range operations during uncommon tour of duty (after hours, nights, and weekends) and overtime (average of 120hrs/yr) as required by test mission schedule
- Knowledge of mathematical and statistical techniques to develop, simulate, and analyze data.
- Knowledge of systems engineering issues and best practices sufficient to plan, design, test, troubleshoot, evaluate, and oversee the development and/or sustainment of electronic systems or devices.
Department of the Air Force has implemented COVID-19 vaccination requirements set forth in Executive Order 14043. Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. Upon selection, you will be required to provide documentation proof as “fully vaccinated” prior to issuance of a firm job offer. Air Force will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exemption from this requirement. More information on COVID requirements may be found at: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/.