Engineering analyst trainee

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Participates in engineering programs and projects involving the design, development, implementation and integration of mail
processing systems and retail and delivery equipment. This is an eighteen-month rotational developmental program with
targeted outplacement into a Maintenance Engineering Analyst position within the Engineering Systems function. This is the
first level of a two grade, tiered training program through which the trainee moves as he or she acquires increasingly more
complex levels of competence. At this level, incumbents perform assignments in an on-the-job training capacity under direct
supervision while learning USPS policies and procedures and developing job-related knowledge, skills and abilities.
1. Performs highly structured, entry-level assignments designed to develop a broad understanding of US Postal Services
Engineering Systems function.2. Gathers data from multiple databases for input into the design, development, and deployment of equipment and systems
to reduce operational costs in mail processing and delivery operations.
3. Collects data to review and evaluate existing programs, policies, and systems. Performs trend analysis on data for input
into alternative methods designed to improve existing programs, policies, and systems.
4. Meets with stakeholders to gather information on estimating engineering#s program costs and schedules. Under direct
supervision, drafts mathematical models based on data provided by stakeholders. Uses information for the development of
trend analysis reports.
5. Under direct supervision, analyzes information collected to draft general requirements for use in the development of
practical and affordable solutions to engineering problems.
Manager of unit to which assigned.
The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and
experience the following requirements:
1. EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Possession of a Bachelor of Science or better in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical
Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Science from a recognized institution. NOTE:
Qualified applicants must be recent graduates who have earned a Bachelors or Masters degree or Doctorate from anaccredited college or university within 24 months of the vacancy announcement closing date. Applicants currently attendingan accredited college or university and expect to complete the qualifying degree requirements prior to the start of the
program are also eligible for consideration.
2. Knowledge of engineering principles, concepts, and methods.
3. Ability to analyze data sufficient to identify engineering problems and trends.
4. Knowledge of requirements and specification development sufficient to draft and document requirements.
5. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to prepare reports such as Trend Analysis Reports.
1. USPS Online Application
2. Attach a copy of your resume
3. Attach an official or unofficial copy of your college transcript.
This is a two-step application process requiring you to create a profile and submit an application for the position you are
applying for.
You will receive two email confirmations:
1. An email confirming your profile is complete.
2. After submitting your application you will receive a second email confirming your application has been successfully
For additional information please contact Cyril Johnson at .
Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement
to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.
Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Central Time, of the posting's closing date. Applicants claiming veterans'
preference must attach a copy of member copy 4 (only) of Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form
214) or other proof of eligibility if claiming 10-point veterans' preference. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an
equal opportunity employer. The USPS provides reasonable accommodation for any part of the application, interview,
and/or selection process, please make your request to the examiner, selecting official or local manager of Human
Resources. This request can also be made by someone on your behalf. Explain the nature of your limitations and the
accommodation needed. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
SPECIAL NOTE: Current career Postal Service employees are ineligible to apply to this posting.

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