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Civil Engineer

Civil Engineer,

GS-0810-11/12


How to apply? Announcement #: CA-DEU-2019-0026 (click here)
Applications NOT accepted through Handshake, must apply on www.USAJOBS.gov.

Relocation: Yes, relocation incentive may be authorized.

Location: Sacramento, California 

Salary Range: $67,574 to $105,295 per year

Work Schedule: Full-time

Duties: Major duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Civil engineering design and design evaluation (buildings, bridges, roads, retaining walls, utility systems, water & wastewater systems, culverts & fish passage structures, pipelines, reservoirs, dams, radio infrastructure, recreation site facilities).
  • Facility operation and maintenance.
  • Stakeholder, Acquisition Team & Contractor engagement.
  • Acquisition process and document (scopes of work, purchase requests, independent government estimates, etc.) creation and/or review.
  • General budget management.
  • Understands and supports National Environmental Policy Act, National Historic Preservation Act, and similar process.
  • Provides civil engineering project management, project execution, project inspection, and project administration.
  • Works as an integral acquisition team member in all phases of work.
  • Mentors COR's, PI's, condition assessors and coordinates work of project inspectors (PI).
  • Monitors, reports, and corrects contractor performance.
  • Insures records and documentation of project execution are properly developed and recorded (i.e. as-builts, commissioning reports, etc.)
  • Provides engineering and operation & maintenance technical support to staff productively, including education, problem solving, advising, facilitating, and reporting.
  • Performs and mentors asset condition assessments.
  • Performs difficult technical computations, oversees and provides complex technical advice and recommendations.

Education: This position has a basic entry requirement which requires either:

A) A degree. 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. -OR-

B) 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 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.

Qualifications:

To qualify for the GS-11: This experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade (GS-09). Examples of specialized experience may include: developing and advising on construction submittals; conducting field inspections of site features on proposed design sites and for ongoing construction projects to define site specific problems and recommend solutions; developing engineering plans, analysis, specifications, designs and layouts for a variety of Civil Engineering projects. 

At the GS-11 applicants may substitute their education in lieu of experience. Qualifying education is 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. 

To qualify for the GS-12: This experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade (GS-11). Examples of specialized experience may include: developing and advising on construction submittals; conducting field inspections of site features on proposed design sites and for ongoing construction projects to define site specific problems and recommend solutions; developing engineering plans, analysis, specifications, designs and layouts for a variety of Civil Engineering projects. Reviewing, advising, and approving of construction submittals; conducting field inspections of site features on proposed design sites and for ongoing construction projects to define site specific problems and recommend solutions; developing engineering plans, analysis, specifications, designs and layouts for a variety of Civil Engineering projects

Selective Placement Factor for the GS-12: This position includes a Selective Placement Factor (knowledge, skill, ability, or other characteristic basic to - and essential for- satisfactory performance of the job). Selective Placement Factors are a prerequisite to appointment. Applicants who do not meet this requirement are not eligible for further consideration: Must possess current registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) that is accepted and has reciprocity throughout the United States. Proof of such license must be submitted at the time of application.

Benefits:
  • Paid federal holidays.
  • Health/life insurance.
  • Retirement plan.

More information about the job, qualifications, and benefits is located on the announcement.

How to apply? Announcement #: CA-DEU-2019-0026 (click here)
Applications NOT accepted through Handshake, must apply on www.USAJOBS.gov.