Safety Engineer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Dec 01, 2017
Closes
Dec 01, 2017
Function
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
Help
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • Total salary varies depending on location of position
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    • Position may be subject to random drug testing
    • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
    • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
    • Employee must maintain current certifications
    • Position may require an appropriate security clearance

    Basic Requirements:

    Applicants who meet the basic requirements described in the individual occupational requirements are fully qualified for the specified entry grade (generally grade GS-5). Applicants who wish to qualify for positions at higher grade levels (generally grade GS-7 and above) must also meet requirements as reflected in addition to meeting the basic requirements.

    GS-07: one year of specialized experience at least the (GS-05) grade level or the next lower qualifying pay band or equivalent in other pay systems that involved professional knowledge of safety engineering concepts and principles as well as the ability to apply standard safety engineering practices, methods and techniques to perform, following specific instructions, relatively routine projects or on a portion of a larger project.
    OR
    1 year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement
    OR
    a combination of education and specialized experience.

    FOR GS-09: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-07) or equivalent in the Federal service which includes professional knowledge of safety engineering concepts, principles, and practices and familiarity with other engineering disciplines to perform routine projects with complete responsibility, or portions of large and complex projects; apply standard practices of related engineering disciplines as they relate to systems safety; apply comprehensive knowledge in other related areas such as the extent of Electrical Hazard Classification of facilities that process or store flammable propellants, the National Electrical Code, OSHA, and many other safety-related regulations and laws,
    OR
    a master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree
    OR
    a combination of education and specialized experience.

    FOR GS-11: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-09) or equivalent in the Federal service which includes professional knowledge and abilities applicable to a wide range of safety engineering duties; ability to modify standard practices and adapt equipment or techniques to solve a variety of problems; ability to adapt precedents or make significant departures from previous approaches to similar projects in order to provide for the specialized requirement of some projects; and ability to apply standard practices of related engineering disciplines as they relate to Safety Engineering,
    OR
    3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. ,or equivalent doctoral degree
    OR
    a combination of education and specialized experience.



    Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:
    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800/

    AND

    To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:
    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=

    GS-PROF



    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:

    1. Professional knowledge of multidiscipline engineering concepts; principles and practices.
    2. Knowledge of engineering standards, methods, practices, and techniques, materials, and equipment to determine compliance with federal, state, and local codes and regulations.
    3. Knowledge of health, safety, and environmental requirements, applicable standards, regulations and/or technical orders.
    4. Knowledge of risk management techniques and cost benefit analysis.
    5. Skill in operating a computer and common applications such as word processing, spread sheets, presentation preparation, internet use, and email. Ability to analyze, interpret, and apply rules, regulations and procedures tin a variety of situations and recommend timely and economical solutions.
    6. Skill in determining acceptable resolutions to complex engineering problems which require consideration of safety, cost, an schedule. Ability to plan and organize tasks and coordinate with other engineering disciplines, other personnel and organizations as required. Ability to communicate effectively both orally an in writing and maintain working relations.

    PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position.

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

    Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

    If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.

    Read more

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

    Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications)

    • If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
    2. A complete Application Questionnaire

    3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number, and last four digits of your social security number.

    Read more Security clearance Secret


    Similar jobs