Automotive Engineer

Washington D.C.
Up to $126,062 per year + benefits
Apr 16, 2018
May 07, 2018
Full Time

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is seeking automotive engineers to serve as experts and authoritative advisors to management on vehicle engineering technical specifications.  The position will be located in GSA's Office of Fleet Management, Vehicle Engineering Branch, which is responsible for utilizing automotive engineering principles to perform in-depth analysis on a variety of highly complex motor vehicle designs to develop the government-wide Federal Vehicle Standards. 

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Serving as the technical authority on specialized projects within the agency to develop a coordinated approach to unique problems or areas in which GSA, other Federal agencies or the private sector have previously not been involved or concerned.
  • Analyzing, evaluating, and reviewing new vehicles, products and technology within the automotive industry, and continually updating existing Federal Standards, specifications, purchase descriptions and product lines with the latest technology and design processes.
  • Serving as the technical expert to provide authoritative direction to contracting officers. Analyzing, evaluating, and reviewing requests from contracting officers regarding engineering and automotive technical matters and making recommendations that form the basis for contracting decisions on such matters.
  • Serving at the program expert in meetings, interagency working groups, industrial and technical boards, committees and panels, where peers are highly knowledgeable engineering, technical or vehicle manufacturing specialists, dealing with vehicle design, specification and quality engineering matters.

GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in the Federal Government'. You will have access to many benefits including:

  • Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)
  • Life insurance coverage with several options
  • Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year
  • Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
  • Flexible work schedules and telework
  • Transit and child care subsidies
  • Training and development
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Training and development

This position is being advertised under merit promotion only and requires applicant to have current or former Federal employment status. 

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