Civil Engineer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
McLean, Virginia
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jul 05, 2017
Function
Engineer, Civil
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

This position is located in George Washington Memorial Parkway, in the Division of Lands, Planning and Design. Please visit find a park for additional park information.

This is a Career/Career-Conditional Full-Time appointment.

This position is concurrently open under Announcement Number NC-1616-GWMP-17-10017556-ST for merit promotion eligibles.

Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel may be required to visit other sites and to attend meetings or training

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
  • Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males.
  • In order to qualify for the Civil Engineer position you must meet the following Basic Requirements:

    A. Must have successfully completed a full 4-year professional engineering curriculum, leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in engineering from an accredited college or university that has an engineering curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
    OR
    B. Must have successfully completed a full 4-year professional engineering curriculum leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in engineering. The curriculum included differential and integral calculus and courses in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry): (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
    OR
    C. Must have successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination AND completed of all of the requirements for a bachelor's degree in engineering technology (BET) that included 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences as listed above.
    OR
    D. Be a registered Professional Engineer in a state in the U.S., the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Your registration is based on passing a written examination given by the State Board.
    OR
    E. Must have completed at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences that included courses as described in B above, and are acceptable toward a degree in professional engineering.
    OR
    F. May have a combination of education and experience. Successfully completed a 4-year curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or in a related scientific curriculum such as physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology. Additionally, your work experience includes one or more years of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance.

    In addition to the basic requirements you must meet the following Qualifications:

    For Civil Engineer GS 0810 11:
    You must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS 09 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience which included but not limited to the following: Experience working with reference standards, policies, principles, and regulations; assist an engineer in the design construction and renovation of projects; evaluating and analyzing data, development concepts, recommending solutions to problems related to highly visible and design issues; assist planning and monitoring projects to ensure compliance with practices, standards, and specifications; identifying project requirements (for example, scope, time, cost and quality); communicating technical information orally and in writing under normal supervision.
    OR
    Must have 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
    OR
    May have a combination of specialized experience and directly related education (The total percentage must equal 100 percent to qualify. An applicant for this grade level may have 50 percent of the total education requirement and 50 percent of the experience requirement).

    For the Civil Engineer GS 0810 12:
    Must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS 11 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience which included but not limited to the following: Professional experience working with reference standards, policies, principles, and regulations; serving as an expert engineer in the design construction and renovation of projects; evaluating and analyzing data, development concepts, recommending solutions to problems related to highly visible and design issues; planning and monitoring projects to ensure compliance with practices, standards, and specifications; identifying project requirements (for example, scope, time, cost and quality); communicating technical information orally and in writing.

    There is no substitution of education for experience at the grade level(s) of this announcement.

    Volunteer Experience: 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.

    You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as "varies".

    To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institution with your name, school name, credit hours, course level, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Transcripts do not need to be official, but if you are selected for this position and you used your education to qualify, you must provide official transcripts before you begin work.

    If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet qualification requirements, you must show that your education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.

    • New employees of the Department of the Interior must identify a financial institution for direct deposit of net pay within 30 days of entrance on duty.
    • You may be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties. Prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year thereafter (or more frequently if management determines such need exists), you will be required to sign an affidavit certifying to your possession of a valid State issued driver's license that is current and has not been revoked, suspended, canceled, or otherwise disqualified in any way to prohibit your operation of a motor vehicle. You will also submit a photocopy of your valid State issued driver's license prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year, or more frequently if management determines such need exists.
    • You will be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided.
    • You may be required to work on-call, evenings, weekends, holidays, overtime and shift work.
    • If you are a new employee in the Federal government, you will be required to complete a one-year probationary period.
    • You will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE 450 on an annual basis.

    Q - Nonsensitive