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* 1.To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Professional Engineering Positions, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background:
  1. I have a combination of EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE equivalent to a 4 year professional engineering degree in the ENGINEERING SPECIALTY FOR THIS POSITION and CURRENTLY REGISTERED as a PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER in the United States, District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  2. I have a (BET) or BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN A PROFESSIONAL FIELD (e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, geology, etc.) and at least ONE YEAR of PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE acquired under PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SUPERVISION AND GUIDANCE.
  3. I have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE equivalent to a 4 year professional engineering degree with at least 60 SEMESTER HOURS of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering as described in A above.
  4. I have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE equivalent to a 4 year professional engineering degree with at least 60 SEMESTER HOURS of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering as described in A above.
  5. I have a PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING DEGREE from an accredited college or university under their school of engineering that included at least one curriculum that is recognized by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum obtained in the United States, District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  6. I have passed the ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (EIT) examination and have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE related to THIS POSITION demonstrated by at least ONE YEAR of ADDITIONAL EDUCATION or HIGHLY TECHNICAL WORK experience applying knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for professional engineering competence.
  7. I have passed the ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (EIT) examination and have a combination of COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE related to THIS POSITION demonstrated by a BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (BET) from an accredited college or university with 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences.
  8. I have a PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING DEGREE that included DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS AND COURSES (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in FIVE OF THE FOLLOWING: a) statistics, dynamics; b) strength of materials; c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; d) thermodynamics; e) electrical fields and circuits; f) nature and properties of materials; g) any other comparable engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
  9. My education and/or experience is not listed above.


Knowledge of the engineering or scientific purpose, concepts, principles, and practices relating to electricity grid or grid related research.

* 2.Describe your level of training and experience in electricity grid or grid related technologies.
  1. I have training, education, and more than 3 years of direct experience related to electricity grid or grid related research.
  2. I have training, education and 1-2 years of direct experience related to electricity grid or grid related research.
  3. I have training and education related to electricity grid or grid related research
  4. I have no training/education related to electricity grid or grid related research.


Knowledge of project management principles and practices relating to electricity grid or grid related technologies.

3.Describe your level of experience managing research, development and/or demonstration projects related to electricity grid or grid related technologies.
  1. I have experience managing project(s) totaling more than $300M OR 20 or more projects related to electricity grid or grid related technologies.
  2. I have experience managing project(s) totaling $200M-$299M OR 10-19 projects related to electricity grid or grid related technologies.
  3. I have experience managing project(s) totaling $100M-$199M OR five to nine projects related to electricity grid or grid related technologies.
  4. I have experience participating in the management of a project(s) related to electricity grid or grid related technologies
  5. I have no experience or knowledge in managing projects related to electricity grid or grid related technologies.


* 4.Do you have experience developing or directly supporting the development of a competitive Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Describe your level of experience either evaluating application packages received in response to a competitive FOA issued by the federal government OR preparing application packages in response to a competitive FOA issued by the federal government.
  1. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  2. I have supported the performance of this task
  3. I have no experience in this task.


* 6.Describe your level of experience either preparing technical evaluation of budget packages on application packages received in response to a competitive FOA issued by the federal government OR preparing application packages submitted in response to a competitive FOA issued by the federal government.
  1. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  2. I have supported the performance of this task
  3. I have no experience in this task.


* 7.Do you have experience either reviewing National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents received in response a competitive FOA issued by the federal government OR preparing NEPA documents in response a competitive FOA issued by the federal government.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Do you have experience reviewing and approving (grant required) deliverables submitted to the Federal government OR preparing (grant Required) deliverables submitted to the Federal government?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 9.Do you have experience either reviewing and approving invoices submitted to the Federal government or preparing invoices submitted to the Federal government?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.Describe your level of experience with using project management databases, tools and resources.
  1. I have experience developing and using project management databases, tools and resources.
  2. I have experience using project management databases, tools and resources.
  3. I have experience supporting a team member using project management databases, tools and resources.
  4. I have knowledge of using project management databases, tools and resources.
  5. I have no experience in or knowledge of using project management databases, tools and resources.


Skill in verbal communications presenting information/reports to diverse audiences.

* 11.Describe your level of experience with briefing managers, customers and stakeholders on current and proposed policies, plans and procedures.
  1. I have experience briefing senior or high-ranking managers, customers and key stakeholders on current and proposed policies, plans and procedures.
  2. I have experience briefing managers, customers and stakeholders on current and proposed policies, plans and procedures.
  3. I have experience supporting a team member briefing managers, customers and stakeholders on current and proposed policies, plans and procedures.
  4. I have knowledge of team member briefing managers, customers and stakeholders on current and proposed policies, plans and procedures.
  5. I have no experience in or knowledge related to briefing managers, customers and stakeholders on current and proposed policies, plans and procedures.


Skill in written communications, including preparing and authoring reports/documentation for diverse audiences.

* 12.Describe your level of experience with preparing written communications.
  1. I have experience preparing written communications which include options and recommendations to advise senior or high-ranking managers on program operations and needs or includes persuasive arguments for obtaining support of a position.
  2. I have experience preparing written communications which include options and recommendations to managers on program operations and needs or includes persuasive arguments for obtaining support of a position.
  3. I have experience with preparing written communications.
  4. I have experience supporting the preparation of written communications.
  5. I have no experience in or knowledge related with preparing written communications.


* 13.I understand that the responses provided in this questionnaire must be fully supported in my online resume. I further understand that my resume must provide detailed descriptions and/or examples of my knowledge, skill, and abilities as required in the vacancy announcement and that my failure to do so, may result in my being rated "Ineligible" or "Not Qualified" for this position.
  1. Yes
  2. No