CIVIL ENGINEER

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Andrews AFB, Maryland
Posted
Jan 14, 2022
Closes
Jan 20, 2022
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Performs O and M engineering involving maintenance, repair, upgrade, and operation of equipment and systems to infrastructure facilities, including utility systems, at a military installation utilizing a professional knowledge of civil engineering.
  • Determines short and long range requirements for replacement of existing complex and major facility and infrastructure systems, equipment, etc.
  • Serves as a consultant on all civil engineering aspects of projects and provides civil engineering support to trades and crafts shops.
  • In conjunction with the primary duty of O and M, on a less frequent basis performs work in the construction management, design, and programming/base development functions.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID.
  • All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
  • Recruitment incentives may or may not be authorized.
  • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
  • The work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver's license may be required for the position.
  • May act as project liaison with the Army Corps of Engineers or other design agencies as required.
  • May be required to serve on Architectural and Engineering selection boards.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance.
  • This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.
  • Work is principally sedentary, although there may be some walking, bending, climbing, or crawling involved in activities such as inspections of installed equipment or construction-stage visits.


Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Professional and Scientific Positions and the Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) for the GS-0810 Engineering Series.

BASIC REQUREMENT OR INDIVIDUAL REQUIREMENT: GS-0810: A Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in Engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by ABET; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (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. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. NOTE: You must submit a copy of transcripts with your application.

OR

COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: College-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional 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: Professional registration or licensure, Written Test, Specified Academic Courses, or Related Curriculum.
Click here to view occupational requirements for this position. NOTE: You must submit a copy of transcripts with your application.

AND

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must meet the basic education requirements for the GS-0810-12 and have at least one (1) year of specialized experience to the GS-11 (or higher) grade level or equivalent pay system (may have been obtained in the Federal service, military, or private sector). Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of civil engineering concepts, principles, and practices applicable to a broad range of atypical or highly difficult facilities engineering assignments. Knowledge of other engineering disciplines, architecture, and related areas/functions. NOTE: You must submit a copy of transcripts with your application.

FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in­-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.

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 civil engineering concepts, principles, and practices and familiarity with other engineering disciplines and architecture; a broad range of O&M engineering and construction standards, methods, practices, and techniques, materials, and equipment to ensure work is in compliance with regulations and standards; and the operations, products, services, needs, and goals of O&M programs and assigned organizations and related customers, functions, resources, and users.
2. Knowledge of standard contracting regulations, practices, and procedures; and work classifications and the regulatory and statutory restrictions on the expenditures of appropriated and non-appropriated funds.
3. Knowledge of health, safety, and environmental requirements as outlined in applicable standards, regulations, and/or technical orders.
4. Knowledge of program planning and budgeting cycles, automated data processing concepts, financial control and budget systems, and management; and of environmental principles, practices, procedures, laws, regulations, and current legislative issues.
5. Ability to plan, conduct, lead, and record site/facility surveys and inspections; research, analyze, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, and procedures to a variety of situations and to recommend timely and economical solutions; plan and organize work and coordinate with other engineering disciplines and architects.
6. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and maintain good 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.

Education

IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

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.

Additional information

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. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

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.

120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a completed copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist.

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

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 11342503.

Department of the Air Force has implemented COVID-19 vaccination requirements set forth in Executive Order 14043. Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. Upon selection, you will be required to provide documentation proof as "fully vaccinated" prior to issuance of a firm job offer. Air Force will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exemption from this requirement. More information on COVID requirements may be found here . Additionally, please do not disclose your vaccination status on your resume.

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