GSA PES

GSA PES Schedule Labor Category Descriptions

1. Program Manager

Functional Description:Provides management over all aspects of a business area. Directs and manages internal/external communications and all functional program activities to meet contract cost, schedule and performance objectives. Makes final decisions on administrative or operational matters affecting more than one segment or functional activity of the program.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires twenty years of related experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent related experience. See footnote below.

2. Senior Project Manager

Functional Description: Provides planning, direction, and coordination functions of a designated project to ensure contract performance requirements and objectives are accomplished. Directs activities of personnel at a specific facility. Responsible for setting and attaining budget, schedule, and performance standards. Monitors and controls expenditures within limitations of project budget.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires fifteen years of experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent related experience. See footnote below.

3. Project Manager

Functional Description: Provides planning, direction, and coordination functions of a designated project to ensure contract performance requirements and objectives are accomplished. Directs activities of personnel at a specific facility. Responsible for setting and attaining budget, schedule, and performance standards. Monitors and controls expenditures within limitations of project budget.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires ten years of experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent related experience. See footnote below.

11. Consulting Engineer

Functional Description: Possesses unique experience, skills, and expert knowledge in highly specialized technical, functional, and/or process areas within the engineering discipline or across engineering disciplines. Provides leadership for engineering of systems, system elements, interfacing systems, components, devices and/or processes. Applies best industry practices and standards, leading-edge technology, and innovative solutions to intractable problems. Works directly with customer management to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts and develops comprehensive solutions to complex problems. Defines key concepts for planning, deployment, integration, operation and/or enhancement of state-of-the-art and/or legacy systems. Employs methodologies for guiding others in problem resolution. Develops insightful solutions to meet fiscal, technological and schedule constraints.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires twenty years of experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Science, or other related field. See footnote below.

12. Principal Engineer

Functional Description: Provides leadership and direction for engineering of systems, system elements, interfacing systems, components, devices and/or processes. Possesses extensive managerial, technical and/or business knowledge. Provides leadership and in solving complex problems. Develops strategic and implementation plans. Develops system architecture and design including software, hardware, communications and interface requirements. Leads in definition, trade-off and design activities. Prepares, reviews, and evaluates documentation, specifications, test plans and procedures. Conducts analysis to define, analyze and allocate requirements. Oversees test programs. Leads analysis of requirements to ensure intended functionality, operation and performance requirements are achieved. May provide daily supervision and direction to staff.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires eighteen years of experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Science, or other related field. See footnote below.

13. Senior Engineer

Functional Description: Provides discipline-specific or system-specific engineering support on systems, system elements, interfacing systems, components, devices and/or processes. Possesses in-depth technical and theoretical knowledge in specific discipline. Works independently or on a team and solves engineering-related problems. Supports entire system life cycle. Develops system architecture and design including software, hardware, communications and interface requirements. Leads definition, trade-off and design activities. Prepares, reviews, and evaluates system documentation, specifications, test plans and procedures. Conducts analysis to define, analyze and allocate requirements. Supports test programs and analyzes testing. Conducts analysis of requirements and components and performs audits to ensure functionality, operations and performance requirements are achieved. May provide daily supervision and direction to staff.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires thirteen years of experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Science, or other related field. See footnote below.

14. Intermediate Engineer/Field Service Engineer

Functional Description: Provides engineering support on systems, system elements, interfacing systems, components, devices and/or processes. Possesses broad knowledge of industry practices, standards and technology areas. Works as a member of a team and assists with solving complex problems in an engineering discipline. Develops strategic and implementation plans. Contributes to system architecture and design including software, hardware, communications and interface requirements. Provides definition, trade-off and design support. Reviews, evaluates, and analyzes designs. Prepares, reviews, and evaluates documentation, specifications, test plans and procedures. Performs analysis to define, analyze and allocate requirements. Supports test programs and analyzes testing. Performs analysis of requirements and components and performs audits to ensure intended functionality and performance is achieved. Conducts installation and maintenance of systems/equipment, and provides associated training to customer personnel. Diagnoses, isolates, and corrects problems to component level to restore system's functions.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires eight years of experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Science, or other related field. See footnote below.

15. Engineer/Field Service Engineer

Functional Description: Provides engineering support on systems, system elements, and/or interfacing systems, components, devices and/or processes. Possesses general working knowledge of industry practices, standards and technology areas. Works under general supervision, follows established procedures, and solves routine problems in the engineering discipline. Applies engineering disciplines to support design, development, implementation and operation activities. Assists in definition, trade-off and design activity. Reviews, evaluates, and analyzes designs. Prepares, reviews, and evaluates documentation, specifications, test plans and procedures. Assists in definition, analysis and allocation of requirements. Supports test programs and analyzes testing. Conducts analysis of requirements and components and supports audits conducted to ensure intended functionality and performance is achieved. Conducts installation and maintenance of systems/equipment, and provides associated training to customer personnel. Diagnoses, isolates, and corrects problems to component level to restore system's functions

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires four years of experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Science, or other related field. See footnote below.

16. Assistant Engineer/Field Service Engineer

Functional Description: Provides engineering support on systems, system elements, and/or interfacing systems, components, devices and/or processes. Possesses basic knowledge of industry practices, standards and technology areas. Works under close supervision and assists with solving routine problems in an engineering discipline. Assists in definition, trade-off and design activity. Reviews, evaluates, and analyzes design interfaces. Prepares, reviews, and evaluates interface documentation, specifications, test plans and procedures. Assists in definition, analysis and allocation of requirements. Supports test programs and analyzes testing. Conducts installation and maintenance of systems/equipment, and provides associated training to customer personnel. Diagnoses, isolates, and corrects problems to component level to restore system's functions.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires some related experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Science, or other related field. See footnote below.

21. Principal Engineering Support Staff

Functional Description: Plans and coordinates scheduling activities involving systems, projects or tasks. Analyzes interdependencies between related projects. Develops work breakdown structures. Performs business and administrative activities, such as budgeting, manpower and resource planning, and financial reporting. May perform configuration management functions and other engineering support functions. Produces management plans, technical documents, and presentation graphics. Integrates graphics. Organizes, maintains and uses project library. May provide daily supervision and direction to staff.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires ten years of experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business, Management, Engineering or other related field. See footnote below.

22. Senior Engineering Support Staff

Functional Description: Plans and coordinates scheduling activities involving systems, projects or tasks. Analyzes interdependencies between related projects. Develops work breakdown structures. Supports business and administrative activities, such as budgeting, manpower and resource planning, and financial reporting. Performs configuration management functions and other engineering support functions. Produces management plans, technical documents, and presentation graphics. Integrates graphics. Organizes, maintains and uses project library.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires ten years of experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Associate's degree or equivalent in Business, Management, Engineering or other related field. See footnote below.

23. Intermediate Engineering Support Staff

Functional Description: Assists in the planning and coordination of scheduling activities. Works with scheduling tools. Supports business and administrative activities, such as budgeting, manpower and resource planning, and financial reporting. Assists in the production of management plans, technical documents, and produces presentation graphics. Performs configuration management functions and other engineering support duties. Assists in organization, maintenance and use of project library. May provide office administration support.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires six years of experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Associate's degree or equivalent in Business, Management, Engineering or other related field. See footnote below.

24. Engineering Support Staff

Functional Description: Assists in the planning and coordination of scheduling activities. Works with scheduling tools. Supports business and administrative activities, such as budgeting, manpower and resource planning, and financial reporting. Assists in the production of management plans, technical documents, and produces presentation graphics. Performs configuration management functions and other engineering support duties. Assists in organization, maintenance and use of project library. May provide office administration support.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires two years of experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Associate's degree or equivalent in Business, Management, Engineering or other related field. See footnote below.

25. Associate Engineering Support Staff

Functional Description: Assists in the planning and coordination of scheduling activities. Works with scheduling. Supports business and administrative activities, such as budgeting, manpower and resource planning, and financial reporting. Assists in the production of management plans, technical documents, and produces presentation graphics. Performs configuration management functions and other engineering support duties. Assists in organization, maintenance and use of project library. May provide office administration support and perform data entry functions.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires one year of experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Associate's degree or equivalent in Business, Management, Engineering or other related field. See footnote below.

26. Assistant Engineering Support Staff

Functional Description: Performs administrative and document support duties. Assists in the production of plans, technical documents, and presentation graphics. Gathers and arranges technical information. Assists in organization and maintenance of project library. Provides office administration support, maintains files, prepares correspondence, updates schedules and coordinates travel. Performs data entry functions and verifies data entered.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires one year of experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Associate's degree. See footnote below.

31. Logistics/Government Property Manager

Functional Description: Supervises logistics personnel performing requisitioning, receiving, storing, inventorying, and issuing materials.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires 10 years of related experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business or other related field. See footnote below.

32. Logistics/Government Property Coordinator

Functional Description: Performs planning, scheduling, and coordination for the movement of materials and equipment to support logistics requirements at a remote or overseas facility. Interfaces without vendors for procurement, shipping specifics, tracking, and delivery of parts and equipment. Maintains a government Secure Facilities Property Control System, or similar systems, to satisfy customer requirements.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires two years of logistics/government property experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a business related field. See footnote below.

41. Engineering Technician

Functional Description: Provides technical support of two or more electronics systems to meet customer requirements and standards. Conducts installation and maintenance of systems/equipment, and provides associated training to customer personnel. Diagnoses, isolates, and corrects problems to component level to restore system's functions.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires five years of experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Associate's Degree or equivalent in a technical field. See footnote below.

42. Safety Specialist

Functional Description: Develops and manages employee safety, occupational health, environmental protection and worker compensation programs. Develops and manages environmental programs covering handling, emission, storage, disposal of potential pollutants to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires some related experience. See Note below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent related experience. See Note below.

43. Quality Specialist

Functional Description: Establishes and maintains the quality system, including International Organization Standard (ISO) requirements. Performs quality system document control and internal audits to ensure that the quality system is complete and effective.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires some related experience. See Note below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent related experience. See Note below.

44. Electronics Technician

Functional Description: Provides technical expertise to maintain/solve problems on complex systems/equipment. Interprets manufactures reference and technical manuals. Performs preventive/corrective maintenance and quality control analysis. Conducts preventive and corrective maintenance of all antenna components. Provides technical supervision and training to lower level technicians. Systems may include but are not limited to electronic systems/equipment electromagnetic radiation (RF) spectrum communications systems; HF/MF/LF/VLF transmit/ receive antennas and tower structures.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires at least one year of experience. See Note below.

Minimum Education: Associate's degree or equivalent in a technical related field and knowledge of OSHA general safety standards and the proper care and usage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). See Note below.

51. Subject Matter Expert V

Functional Description: Acknowledged at the industry level in a technical field or highly specialized engineering or technology area and is an authority in relevant engineering principles and practices. Applies experience, skills, and/or expert knowledge within an engineering sub discipline to broad, complex assignments. Generates revolutionary concepts as evidenced by synthesis of new products or processes. Creates or uses powerful tools to develop solutions for technical engineering or scientific problems. Utilizes and develops tools, techniques, processes and/or facilities such as state-of-the-art simulation environments, laboratories, and test facilities. Provides leadership and technical direction for engineering activities in a specialized engineering discipline or technology subject area. Recognized at the industry level as a major contributor to the technical planning process and for providing technical management and guidance.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires at least sixteen years of experience in functional areas such those described above. See Note below.

Minimum Education: PhD or equivalent in Engineering, Science or other related field. See Note below.

52. Subject Matter Expert IV

Functional Description: Recognized at the industry level in a technical field or highly specialized engineering or technology area and is proficient in relevant engineering principles and practices. Applies experience, skills, and/or expert knowledge within an engineering sub discipline to broad, complex assignments. Generates revolutionary concepts as evidenced by synthesis of new products or processes. Creates or uses powerful tools to develop solutions for technical engineering or scientific problems. Utilizes and develops tools, techniques, processes and/or facilities such as state-of-the-art simulation environments, laboratories, and test facilities. Provides leadership and technical direction for engineering activities in a specialized engineering discipline or technology subject area. Recognized at the industry level as a major contributor to the technical planning process and for providing technical management and guidance.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires fourteen years of experience in functional areas such those described above. See Note below.

Minimum Education: PhD or equivalent in Engineering, Science or other related field. See Note below.

53. Subject Matter Expert III

Functional Description: Recognized at the industry level in a technical field or specialized engineering or technology area and is proficient in relevant engineering principles and practices. Applies experience, skills, and expert knowledge within an engineering discipline to complex assignments. Generates unique concepts as evidenced by synthesis of new products or processes. Creates or uses engineering/scientific tools to solve technical problems. Utilizes and develops tools, techniques, processes and/or facilities such as state-of-the-art simulation environments, laboratories, and test facilities. Provides leadership for engineering activities in a specialized engineering or technology subject area. Serves as a major contributor to technical planning process and for providing technical management and guidance.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires eleven years of experience in functional areas such those described above. See Note below.

Minimum Education: Master's or equivalent in Engineering, Science, or other related field. See Note below.

54. Subject Matter Expert II

Functional Description: Recognized for technical knowledge and judgment in a technical field with proficiency in relevant engineering principals and practices as required for technically complex assignments. Develops solutions to difficult problems. Generates concepts as evidenced by product or process improvement. Uses engineering/scientific tools to integrate requirements and solve technical problems. Utilizes tools, techniques, processes and/or facilities such as state-of-the-art simulation environments, laboratories, and test facilities. Leads engineering team activities in a specialized engineering or technology subject area. Contributes to the technical planning process and provides technical guidance.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires eight years of experience in functional areas such those described above. See Note below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Science, or other related field.See Note below.

55. Subject Matter Expert I

Functional Description: Applies knowledge in a technical field with proficiency in relevant engineering principals and practices. Implements solutions to difficult problems. Generates concepts as evidenced by product or process improvement. Uses engineering/scientific tools to integrate requirements and solve technical problems. Utilizes tools, techniques, processes and/or facilities such as state-of-the-art simulation environments, laboratories, and test facilities. Participates in engineering team activities in a specialized engineering or technology subject area. Contributes to the technical planning process and provides technical guidance.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires four years of experience in functional areas such those described above. See Note below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Science, or other related field. See Note below.

Business Operations

 

61. Business Manager

Functional Description: Organizes, directs, and controls the activities associated with the preparation, negotiation, administration, and pricing of contracts and subcontracts; program cost and schedule performance reporting, budgeting, and asset management.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires six years of related experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business or other related field. See footnote below.

62. Contracts Specialist

Functional Description: Reviews incoming customer requests for proposals, identifies proposal requirements, reviews terms and conditions for acceptability, coordinates proposal development in conjunction with legal counsel, drafts proposals including unique, complex special provisions and secures required management approval for submittal of proposals to customer.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires six years of experience in contract administration. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business or other related field. See footnote below.

63. Subcontract Administrator

Functional Description: Develops, negotiates, and administers subcontracts of high complexity and risk to fulfill authorized requirements, ensuring compliance on supplier cost, schedule, legal and performance aspects. Negotiates moderate subcontracts. Identifies and coordinates qualified sources and recommended suppliers.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires three years of experience in purchasing. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent related experience. See footnote below.

64. Program Planning and Control

Functional Description: Provides financial, planning and scheduling support for contracts of substantial size and complexity and or high-level management attention. Implements management systems, performs analysis, and reports on contract performance. Performs database management for a specific project. Plans and uses appropriate software and hardware for technical support to customers in a responsive and cost effective manner. Maintains a variety of databases.

Minimum Experience: This position typically requires some related experience. See footnote below.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field See footnote below.

Note -- The following clarification applies to all labor categories: In some cases, the following will be considered in place of minimum education and experience: unique education; specialized experience, skills, knowledge, training, or certification; military training and/or experience; quality of experience; national recognition; or exceptional Grade Point Average. Related experience may be substituted for education. Education and experience requirements will be determined jointly by Boeing and the customer based on task requirements.