Labor Category

Functional Responsibilities

Minimum Years of Experience

Minimum Education

Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Recognized expert in one or more given fields. Develops and applies extremely complex methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of extremely complex and difficult requirements and problems requiring the expert and innovative application of advanced superior knowledge.

25

Bachelor

Engineer 6

Develops and applies complex research and analysis techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and difficult technical and analytical requirements and problems requiring the expert application of advanced knowledge. Plans, conducts, and evaluates projects or major phases of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of engineers, scientists, analysts, and/or technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects. May assume the lead role in a project or program. Analyzes, evaluates and plans method of approach and organizes means to achieve solution of complex problems. 

15

Bachelor

Engineer 5

Develops and applies advanced research and analysis techniques in the investigation and solution of advanced technical and analytical requirements and problems. Plans, conducts and evaluates projects or major phases of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of engineers, scientists, analysts and/or technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects. Plans effort in coordination with related activities of other projects, departments, etc. Analyzes, evaluates and plans methods of approach and organizes means to achieve solution of advanced problems.

10

Bachelor

Engineer 4

Designs, develops, analysis, modifies and evaluates technical and/or analytical problems. Plans, conducts, and evaluates projects or major phases of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects. As required, develops and recommends approaches for new or improved products and/or processes.   Investigates solutions to product and/or process problems.

7

Bachelor

Engineer 3

Assists in the design, development, analysis, and modification of existing systems. Diagnoses malfunctions in products and makes improvements or modifications to produce desired results. Conducts routine analyses and/or tests pertaining to the development of new designs, methods, materials or processes, completes required documentation and may provide recommendations.

6

Bachelor

Engineer 2

Limited experience in the analysis, planning, design, development, and support of systems.

0

Bachelor

Engineer 1

Entry level professional work.

0

Bachelor

Senior Technical Management/Staff 6

Lead, direct, and manage extremely complex programs and tasks for government or commercial contracts in their area of technical expertise.  May participate in the development of the strategic plans and objectives. May identify internal and external strategic issues that affect business results, growth, and responsibilities. Exercises independent judgment in support of business initiatives and strategic direction across the organization. Makes final decisions on administrative or operation matters. Works on extremely complex problems.

25

Bachelor

Senior Technical Management/Staff 5

Lead, direct, and manage extremely complex programs and tasks for government or commercial contracts in their area of technical expertise.  May participate in the development of the strategic plans and objectives. May identify internal and external strategic issues that affect business results, growth, and responsibilities. Exercises independent judgment in support of business initiatives and strategic direction across the organization. Makes final decisions on administrative or operation matters. Works on extremely complex problems.

20

Bachelor

Senior Technical Management/Staff 4

Lead, direct, and manage extremely complex programs and tasks for government or commercial contracts in their area of technical expertise.  May participate in the development of the strategic plans and objectives. May identify internal and external strategic issues that affect business results, growth, and responsibilities. Exercises independent judgment in support of business initiatives and strategic direction across the organization. Makes final decisions on administrative or operation matters. Works on extremely complex problems.

18

Bachelor

Senior Technical Management/Staff 3

Lead, direct, and manage extremely complex programs and tasks for government or commercial contracts in their area of technical expertise.  May participate in the development of the strategic plans and objectives. May identify internal and external strategic issues that affect business results, growth, and responsibilities. Exercises independent judgment in support of business initiatives and strategic direction across the organization. Makes final decisions on administrative or operation matters. Works on extremely complex problems.

15

Bachelor

Senior Technical Management/Staff 2

Lead, direct, and manage extremely complex programs and tasks for government or commercial contracts in their area of technical expertise.  May participate in the development of the strategic plans and objectives. May identify internal and external strategic issues that affect business results, growth, and responsibilities. Exercises independent judgment in support of business initiatives and strategic direction across the organization. Makes final decisions on administrative or operation matters. Works on extremely complex problems.

12

Bachelor

Senior Technical Management/Staff 1

Lead, direct, and manage extremely complex programs and tasks for government or commercial contracts in their area of technical expertise.  May participate in the development of the strategic plans and objectives. May identify internal and external strategic issues that affect business results, growth, and responsibilities. Exercises independent judgment in support of business initiatives and strategic direction across the organization. Makes final decisions on administrative or operation matters. Works on extremely complex problems.

10

Bachelor

Analyst 6

Analyzes, organizes, plans and administers various phases of day-to-day activities for extremely complex programs. Analyzes actual and predictable interacting operational activities of a military, governmental, or business system to obtain a quantitative, rational basis for decision-making or resource allocation. May develop, plan, coordinate, and integrate related requirements to support operational needs. May develop and implement methodologies. May conduct studies, technical assessments, and system analysis to determine performance and effectiveness. May monitor and analyze strategic and operational aspects related to political, military, and economic developments. May analyze, compile, and document, complex contractual documents, financial data, technical data, customer operation characteristics, and related reports. May provide technical support in field to aid customers and resolve extremely complex technical problems. May prepare and present extremely complex technical research. May develop procedures and processes. May conduct technical seminars and training for customer or company personnel. May provide team leadership to other analysts and technicians.

12

Bachelor

Analyst 5

Analyzes, organizes, plans and administers various phases of day-to-day activities for extremely complex programs. Analyzes actual and predictable interacting operational activities of a military, governmental, or business system to obtain a quantitative, rational basis for decision-making or resource allocation. May develop, plan, coordinate, and integrate related requirements to support operational needs. May develop and implement methodologies. May conduct studies, technical assessments, and system analysis to determine performance and effectiveness. May monitor and analyze strategic and operational aspects related to political, military, and economic developments. May analyze, compile, and document, complex contractual documents, financial data, technical data, customer operation characteristics, and related reports. May provide technical support in field to aid customers and resolve extremely complex technical problems. May prepare and present extremely complex technical research. May develop procedures and processes. May conduct technical seminars and training for customer or company personnel. May provide team leadership to other analysts and technicians.

10

Bachelor

Analyst 4

Analyzes, organizes, plans and administers various phases of day-to-day activities for complex programs. Analyzes actual and predictable interacting operational activities of a military, governmental, or business system to obtain a quantitative, rational basis for decision-making or resource allocation. May develop, plan, coordinate, and integrate related requirements to support operational needs. May monitor and analyze strategic and operational aspects related to political, military, and economic developments. May analyze, compile, and document, complex contractual documents, financial data, technical data, customer operation characteristics, and related reports. May provide technical support in field to aid customers and resolve complex technical problems. May prepare and present complex technical research. May develop procedures and processes. May conduct technical seminars and training for customer or company personnel.

8

Bachelor

Analyst 3

Analyzes, organizes, plans and administers various phases of day-to-day activities for programs. May monitor and analyze strategic and operational aspects related to political, military, and economic developments. May analyze, compile, and document, contractual documents, financial data, technical data, customer operation characteristics, and related reports. May provide technical support in field to aid customers and resolve technical problems. May prepare and present technical research. May develop procedures and processes. May conduct technical seminars and training for customer or company personnel.

5

Bachelor

Analyst 2

May monitor and analyze strategic and operational aspects related to political, military, and economic developments. May analyze, compile, and document, contractual documents, financial data, technical data, customer operation characteristics, and related reports. May provide technical support in field to aid customers and resolve technical problems. May prepare and present technical research. May develop procedures and processes. May conduct technical seminars and training for customer or company personnel.

2

Bachelor

Analyst 1

May monitor and analyze strategic and operational aspects related to political, military, and economic developments. May analyze, compile, and document, contractual documents, financial data, technical data, customer operation characteristics, and related reports. May provide technical support in field to aid customers and resolve technical problems. May prepare and present technical research. May develop procedures and processes. May conduct technical seminars and training for customer or company personnel.

0

Bachelor

Engineering Specialist 9

Lead and direct extremely complex tasks for government or commercial contracts in their area of technical expertise. Design, development, and modification of devices and systems. Plan and conduct assigned technical projects or phases of projects. Document the results of assigned projects. Evaluate supplier capabilities as needed.

25

Bachelor

Engineering Specialist 8

Lead and direct extremely complex tasks for government or commercial contracts in their area of technical expertise. Design, development, and modification of devices and systems. Plan and conduct assigned technical projects or phases of projects. Document the results of assigned projects. Evaluate supplier capabilities as needed.

20

Bachelor

Engineering Specialist 7

Lead and direct extremely complex tasks for government or commercial contracts in their area of technical expertise. Design, development, and modification of devices and systems. Plan and conduct assigned technical projects or phases of projects. Document the results of assigned projects. Evaluate supplier capabilities as needed.

15

Bachelor

Engineering Specialist 6

Lead and direct extremely complex tasks for government or commercial contracts in their area of technical expertise. Design, development, and modification of devices and systems. Plan and conduct assigned technical projects or phases of projects. Document the results of assigned projects. Evaluate supplier capabilities as needed.

12

Bachelor

Engineering Specialist 5

Design, develop, and modify devices and systems. Plan and conduct assigned technical projects or phases of projects. Document the results of assigned projects.

10

Bachelor

Engineering Specialist 4

Design, develop, and modify devices and systems. Plan and conduct assigned technical projects or phases of projects. Document the results of assigned projects.

8

Bachelor

Engineering Specialist 3

Design, develop, and modify devices and systems. Plan and conduct assigned technical projects or phases of projects. Document the results of assigned projects.

5

Bachelor

Engineering Specialist 2

Design, develop, and modify devices and systems. Plan and conduct assigned technical projects or phases of projects. Document the results of assigned projects.

2

Bachelor

Engineering Specialist 1

Design, develop, and modify devices and systems. Plan and conduct assigned technical projects or phases of projects. Document the results of assigned projects.

0

Bachelor

Technician 3

Provides moderate to advanced technical support in such areas as research, design, development, testing, analysis, or manufacturing process improvement. Under general supervision and with considerable latitude for independent contribution, works from rough engineering notes, drawings, sketches and verbal instructions or defined plans to perform testing and troubleshooting functions on processes, electronic or mechanical components, equipment or systems. 

8

HS Diploma/GED

Technician 2

Provides general technical support working in such areas as research, design, development, testing, analysis, or manufacturing process improvement. Under general supervision works from rough engineering notes, drawings, sketches and verbal instructions or defined plans to perform testing and troubleshooting functions of processes, electronic or mechanical components, equipment or systems. 

5

HS Diploma/GED

Technician 1

Entry level technical support working under close supervision and direction.

0

HS Diploma/GED

Clerical/Admin Support 2

Demonstrated clerical experience. Proficient in the preparation of correspondence, documents and reports using various word processing, drawing, and spreadsheet software programs. Experience in planning, monitoring, managing and teaching various administrative tasks and activities.

5

HS Diploma/GED

Clerical/Admin Support 1

Entry level and limited clerical experience. Familiar with the preparation of correspondence, documents and reports using various word processing, drawing, and spreadsheet software programs.

0

HS Diploma/GED

Substitution Chart

Labor Category Min Edu Min Exp PhD Masters Bachelors Associate High School
Subject Matter Expert (SME) BA 25 N/A 20 25 N/A N/A
Engineer 6 (E6) BA 15 N/A 10 15 N/A N/A
Engineer 5 (E5) BA 10 N/A 8 10 N/A N/A
Engineer 4 (E4) BA 7 N/A 5 7 N/A N/A
Engineer 3 (E3) BA 6 N/A 4 6 N/A N/A
Engineer 2 (E2) BA 0 N/A N/A 0 N/A N/A
Engineer 1 (E1) BA 0 N/A N/A 0 N/A N/A
Technician 3 (T3) HS 8 N/A N/A 1 5 8
Technician 2 (T2) HS 5 N/A N/A 0 3 5
Technician 1 (T1) HS 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A 0
Clerical/Admin Support 2 (C2) HS 5 N/A N/A N/A N/A 5
Clerical/Admin Support 1 (C1) HS 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A 0
Senior Technical Management/Staff 6 BA 25 N/A 23 25 N/A 29
Senior Technical Management/Staff 5 BA 20 N/A 18 20 N/A 24
Senior Technical Management/Staff 4 BA 18 N/A 16 18 N/A 22
Senior Technical Management/Staff 3 BA 15 N/A 13 15 N/A 19
Senior Technical Management/Staff 2 BA 12 N/A 10 12 N/A 16
Senior Technical Management/Staff 1 BA 10 N/A 8 10 N/A 14
Analyst 6 BA 12 N/A 10 12 N/A 16
Analyst 5 BA 10 N/A 8 10 N/A 14
Analyst 4 BA 8 N/A 6 8 N/A 12
Analyst 3 BA 5 N/A 3 5 N/A 9
Analyst 2 BA 2 N/A 0 2 N/A 6
Analyst 1 BA 0 N/A N/A 0 N/A 4
Engineering Specialist 9 BA 25 N/A 23 25 N/A 29
Engineering Specialist 8 BA 20 N/A 18 20 N/A 24
Engineering Specialist 7 BA 15 N/A 13 15 N/A 19
Engineering Specialist 6 BA 12 N/A 10 12 N/A 16
Engineering Specialist 5 BA 10 N/A 8 10 N/A 14
Engineering Specialist 4 BA 8 N/A 6 8 N/A 12
Engineering Specialist 3 BA 5 N/A 3 5 N/A 9
Engineering Specialist 2 BA 2 N/A 0 2 N/A 6
Engineering Specialist 1 BA 0 N/A N/A 0 N/A 4