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Grade: 11
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Choose the statement that describes your experience as it relates to this position.
  1. have one year of specialized experience (SE) equivalent to the GS 10. SE is defined as experience installing, maintaining, repairing, and operating electronic communication systems requiring a specialized knowledge of the theories and principles of electronic systems or equipment.
  2. I do not have the experience as described above.


Grade: 12
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select the response that best describes your experience as it relates to this position.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 11 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.


Grade: All Grades
* 1.Please select the responses that describes the types of documentation you have personally maintained on the work you have conducted.
  1. Maintenance Record/Log
  2. Wiring Diagram
  3. Block Diagram
  4. System Diagram
  5. Floor Plans
  6. Other
  7. None of the above


* 2.Do you have basic electronics training?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Do you posses a valid Driver's License and can you operate a motor vehicle?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Please select the responses that describe your experience in communication technologies.
  1. Radio systems
  2. Microwave systems
  3. Satellite systems
  4. Secure voice/data networks
  5. WANs/LANs
  6. Alarm systems
  7. CCTV systems
  8. Communications security
  9. None of the above


* 5.Please select the response that best describes your experience with configuration of electronic telecommunications/network/mechanical devices.
  1. I have not had experience with configuration of electronic telecommunications/network/mechanical devices.
  2. I have assisted in performing upgrades to existing configurations of electronic telecommunications/network/mechanical devices.
  3. I have independently performed upgrades to existing configurations of electronic telecommunications/network/mechanical devices.
  4. I have independently modified configurations for peak performance.
  5. I have independently performed configuration changes enhancing electronic telecommunications/network/mechanical devices.
  6. I have independently developed/created configuration changes impacting electronic telecommunications/network/mechanical devices.


* 6.Please select the responses that reflect your experience in communicating technical and non-technical information orally.
  1. I have chaired various types of organizational meetings.
  2. I gave presentations to executive-level management for purposes of obtaining decisions.
  3. I gave presentations to large groups (more than 20) within and/or outside my organization.
  4. I gave technical presentation to non-technical audiences.
  5. I officially represented my organization to outside groups.
  6. I explained and defended technical proposals or recommendations to internal or external authorities.
  7. None of the above


* 7.Please select the responses that describe the leadership functions you have performed.
  1. Coached and mentored staff to achieve desired results.
  2. Led a team in the completion of a work project or assignment.
  3. Followed-up with team members to ensure timeliness in meeting milestones.
  4. Planned work assignments to be assigned to team members.
  5. Reported progress to senior management.
  6. Resolved conflicts, differences or problems among team members.
  7. Reviewed completed work for technical adequacy and timeliness.
  8. Set goals, milestones and expectations.
  9. Led reprioritization of work to ensure deadlines were met.
  10. Identified and resolved funding issues that would negatively affect success.
  11. None of the above


* 8.Please select the response that best describes your experience managing electronic communications installation projects.
  1. I have been a telecommunications/networking professional assigned to carry out components of projects, but have not been assigned formal leadership, supervisory, or management responsibilities.
  2. I have been a project leader with responsibility for carrying out one or more installation projects that required me to plan and direct the work, maintain the schedule, report progress, and assure quality of the work performed.
  3. I have been a project manager with responsibility to carrying out a major installation that required me to perform resource management, procurement, scheduling, supervision, and coordination of activities.
  4. I have been responsible for managing system installations involving multiple installation projects that required me to perform resource management, procurement, scheduling, supervision, and coordination of activities.
  5. In addition to the items in statement(s) 4, I have been responsible for attending planning meetings and providing assessments concerning manpower and non-human resource requirements for the projects.


* 9.Please select the responses that describe electronics courses you have taken.
  1. Basic electronics
  2. AC/DC circuits
  3. Microprocessor/transistor
  4. Power/transformers
  5. RF/antennae
  6. None of the above


* 10.Are you willing to work in potentially hazardous environments with moderate physical demands (lifting, bending)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 11.Are you willing and able to work at hours other than the shift you are regularly assigned?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 12.Are you willing, able and available to travel on temporary duty assignments throughout the country as necessary to meet the needs of the FBI?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.Please select the responses that describe your experience with electronic test equipment.
  1. Test lights
  2. Multimeters
  3. Oscilloscopes
  4. Oscillators
  5. Frequency counters
  6. Signal generators
  7. RS-232/CAT -5 testers
  8. Transmission impairment test set
  9. Communications Analyzers (Wide Band)
  10. Communications Analyzers (Narrow Band)
  11. Communications analyzers
  12. Network protocol analyzer
  13. Radio service software
  14. Network service software
  15. Spectrum analyzer
  16. Watt meter
  17. Fiber Tester
  18. Multimode Tester
  19. Tone and Probe Tester
  20. Cable Tester
  21. Component Tester
  22. Network service software
  23. DC/AC Power Supplies
  24. None of the above


* 14.Please select the responses that describe your experience with configuring an unfamiliar electronic telecommunications/network/mechanical device.
  1. Test the results of your changes.
  2. Refer to operator's manual.
  3. Obtain working parameters for the outcome of the configuration.
  4. Check power switch.
  5. None of the above


* 15.Please select the responses that identify the types of written products you have prepared.
  1. Term/Research Paper
  2. Newspaper/Newsletter Article
  3. Routine Memos or Letters
  4. Technical Documentation
  5. None of the above


* 16.Please select the response that best describes your experience planning the installation and maintenance of electronic telecommunications/network systems.
  1. I have planned the installation and maintenance of systems in a single location while under supervision.
  2. I have independently planned the installation and maintenance of systems in a single location.
  3. I have planned the installation and maintenance of interconnected systems in multiple locations at a single facility.
  4. I have planned the installation and maintenance of interconnected systems where the components were located in multiple facilities.
  5. I have not planned the installation and maintenance of electronic telecommunications/network systems.


* 17.Do you have experience with tactical electronic communications systems?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 18.Please select the response that best describes your experience making modifications to electronic telecommunications/network systems that impact at the system level,
  1. I have not had experience making modifications to electronic telecommunications/network systems that impact at the system level.
  2. I have performed modifications that impact at the system level under supervision.
  3. I have independently performed modifications that impact at the system level.
  4. I have independently planned, coordinated, and performed modifications that impact at the system level.


* 19.Please select the response that best describes your experience with configuration of electronic communication devices.
  1. I do not have any experience in the configuration of electronic communication devices.
  2. I have performed minor or standard configuration changes.
  3. I have performed upgrades to existing configurations of electronic communication devices.
  4. I modified configurations for peak performance.


* 20.Please provide the city and state where you were born.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 21.How did you hear about this position?
  1. Faith Based Initiatives
  2. Television
  3. Radio
  4. Internet
  5. Career Fairs
  6. Bill board
  7. Newspaper
  8. Magazine
  9. FBI Recruiter
  10. Employee Referral
  11. EdVenture Program

        BRANCHED: 1.Which EdVenture Program?
    1. State University of New York at Albany
    2. Georgia State University
    3. Mercer University
    4. Delaware State University
    5. Fayetteville State University
    6. Chicago State University
    7. College of Charleston
    8. Cleveland State University
    9. University of Texas - El Paso
    10. Hawaii Pacific University
    11. Texas Southern University
    12. Florida A&M University
    13. Mississippi State University
    14. California State University
    15. Arkansas State University
    16. Kentucky State University
    17. University of Miami
    18. Tuskegee University
    19. Saint Peter's College
    20. Virginia Wesleyan College
    21. Concordia University
    22. Virginia Union University
    23. University of Texas - San Antonio
    24. Texas State University - San Marcos
    25. Cal State University - Sacramento
    26. San Diego State University
    27. San Jose State University
    28. University of Texas - Pan American
    29. University of California - Berkley
    30. Alabama A & M - Huntsville
    31. George Washington University
    32. Johns Hopkins
    33. Mississippi State University
    34. Prairie View A&M University
    35. University of Arkansas
    36. University of Southern California
    37. Savannah State
    38. Ohio University
    39. Central State University
    40. Arkansas Baptist College
    41. Wilberforce University
    42. Morehouse College
    43. Xavier University of Louisiana
    44. Alabama State University
    45. University of Albany
    46. University of Illinois, Chicago
    47. Clark Atlanta University
    48. California State University, East Bay
    49. Morgan State University
    50. Jackson State University
    51. Virginia Commonwealth University
    52. California State University, Fullerton
    53. University of Michigan, Dearborn
    54. Naval Postgraduate School
    55. New York University
    56. North Carolina A&T State University
  12. Other

        BRANCHED: 1.Please specify where you heard about this position.

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  13. I am currently an FBI Employee.
  14. District of Columbia Department of Employment Services






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