Must apply at usajobs.gov https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/591612600
The incumbent performs duties primarily in the civil/structural engineering disciplines on projects involving construction, maintenance or modification of existing lock structures, buildings, roads and other facilities. Familiarity with related engineering fields such as mechanical and electrical is required. The incumbent also serves as manager of the sustainability, environmental and hazardous waste programs and will coordinate activities to meet program goals and regulatory requirements.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
PROBATIONARY PERIOD: You must complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
You must be a U.S. citizen & meet specialized experience to qualify
Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date
Required documents must be submitted by the closing date.
Direct Hire Authority will be used to fill this position
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must (1) meet the Education Requirements for the series, (2) provide a copy of transcripts for verification, AND (3) meet the Specialized Experience Requirements.
To qualify for the Grade 13, you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-12, it must include:
One year of specialized experience which includes:
1. Supporting field administration of construction contracts with a focus on civil/structural engineering; such as, assisting with cost estimates for contract modifications, negotiating Construction contract modification terms and prices, reviewing technical Requests For Information, and reviewing technical construction submittals; 2. Troubleshooting and proposing corrective actions as situations arise under various field conditions; 3. Providing technical oversight of complex civil/structural system designs for compliance with applicable laws, regulations, standards, and specifications; 4. Performing a full range of engineering designs for civil/structural systems, including site investigations, feasibility studies, preliminary and final designs, specifications, and cost estimates. Designs created must also consider aspects of other engineering fields such as mechanical or electrical; and 5. Preparing preliminary and final sketches and drawings for engineering projects by using AutoCAD software.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. (determined at interview).
Civil Engineering - Knowledge of the concepts, principles, theories, and methods required to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain facilities such as buildings, transportation systems, water and sanitary systems, and other public works systems. (determined on resume).
Team Building - Inspires and fosters team commitment, spirit, pride, and trust. Facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish group goals. (determined at interview).
For all types of consideration, experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
MANDATORY EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
(1) All applicants must meet the education requirements under A or B to qualify for applying to an engineering position.
A. Successful completion of a degree in engineering that: (1) has at least one program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET); or (2) that included differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced that first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials; (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials; and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics; OR
B. Combination of education or training: college level education, training and/or technical experience that has furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering.
The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following: 1. Professional registration or licensure - current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), engineer in Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE). 2. Written Test - Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination, or any other written test required for professional registration by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. 3. Specified academic courses - Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences which included the courses as specified in Paragraph A above. 4. Related curriculum - Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field, e.g., engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a bachelor's degree in engineering, provided the applicant had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. There should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering type experience. This must be clearly described in your resume.
For more specifics, please see the OPM qualifications standard for GS-800: All Professional Engineering Positions qualifications at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf