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CIVIL ENGINEER

Air Force Civilian Service Robins Afb, GA
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Job Description

Duties

MAJOR DUTIES: 

·  Participates in the performance of O&M engineering involving design &construction that encompasses the maintenance, repair, upgrade, & operation of infrastructure facilities, including utility systems, utilizing a professional knowledge of civil engineering. 

·  Provides civil engineering support to trades & crafts shops. Coordinates projects with other engineers in other disciplines or with architects. Keeps abreast of emerging technologies to ensure programmed development will not prematurely become obsolete. In conjunction with the primary duty of maintenance engineering, on a less frequent basis performs work in the construction management, design, &/or programming/base developmental functions. Complies with health, safety, & environmental rules & procedures and performs work that enhances the safety of the work environment. 

·  Performs O&M engineering involving maintenance, repair, upgrade, & operation of equipment & systems to infrastructure facilities, including utility systems, at a military installation utilizing a professional knowledge of civil engineering.   

·  Determines short & long range requirements for replacement of existing complex & major facility & infrastructure systems, equipment, etc. Serves as a consultant on all civil engineering aspects of projects & provides civil engineering support to trades & crafts shops. In conjunction with the primary duty of O&M, on a less frequent basis performs work in the construction management, design, & programming/base development functions. 

Qualifications

Basic Qualification Requirement:  You must meet one of the following qualification requirements and provide documentation to support your qualifications (If you are using education to qualify, failure to submit the required documentation will result in you being rated ineligible. See sections on "College Transcripts" and "Foreign Education" below for required documentation.):

A. Degree:   Have a Bachelors Degree in professional engineering from a curriculum (1) in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineer curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (beyond 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. Education/Experience:   Have a 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:

1. Professional Registration.  Have current registration as a professional engineer.

2. Written Test.  Have evidence of successfully passing the written test required for professional registration or have successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination and have completed all the requirements for either (a) a Bachelors Degree in Engineering Technology (BET) from an accredited college or university that included 60 semester or 90 quarter hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences, or (b) a BET from a program accredited by ABET.

3. Specified Academic Courses.  Have successfully completed at least 60 semester or 90 quarter hours of courses in the Physical, Mathematical, and Engineering sciences and in Engineering that included the courses specified in "A" above.

4. Related Curriculum. Have successfully completed a curriculum leading to a Bachelors Degree in Engineering Technology or in an appropriate professional (e.g., Physics, Chemistry, Architecture, Computer Science, Mathematics, Hydrology or Geology) and have 1 year of Professional Engineering experience under the guidance and supervision of a Professional Engineer. Ordinarily, there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop Professional Engineering competence, or several years of prior Professional Engineering type experience. 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT (SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE): Subsequent to meeting the qualifications above, you must also meet the following:

For the GS-09 Specialized Experience required: One year of specialized experience as a developmental level professional civil engineer, performing operations and maintenance (O&M) engineering duties.  This experience must have been at a level of difficulty and complexity sufficient to demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of this position.  It may have been gained in the private sector, volunteer service, military service, and/or government service, etc.  OR

Education: Masters or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree orLL.M. or J.D., if related.  OR

Combination of Experience/Education:  You must have a combination of the specialized experience and education as described in "1" and "2" above that equals 100 percent when combined to equal the required 1 year of specialized experience needed for this position.

For the  GS-11 Specialized Experience required: One year of specialized experience as a developmental level professional civil engineer, performing operations and maintenance (O&M) engineering duties.  This experience must have been at a level of difficulty and complexity sufficient to demonstrate the ability to independently perform the duties of this position. It may have been gained in the private sector, volunteer service, military service and/or government service, etc.  OR

Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M, if related.  OR

Combination of Experience/Education:  You must have a combination of the specialized experience and education as described in "1" and "2" above that equals 100 percent when combined to equal the required 1 year of specialized experience needed for this position.

For the  GS-12  Specialized Experience Required: One year of specialized experience performing the duties of a senior Civil Engineer, performing operations and maintenance (O&M) duties in support of a military installation. This experience must have been at a level of difficulty and complexity sufficient to demonstrate the ability to independently perform the duties of this position.  It may have been gained in the private sector, volunteer service, military service and/or government service, etc. 

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/0800/civil-engineering-series-0810/ 

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs) and/or competencies in the following areas: 

· Professional knowledge of civil engineering concepts, principles, and practices and familiarity with architecture and other engineering disciplines to perform routine projects with complete responsibility, or portions of large and complex projects. 

·  Knowledge of engineering and constructions standards, methods, practices, techniques, materials, and equipment to determine compliance with federal, state, and local codes and regulations; and standard contracting regulations, practices, and procedures. 

·  Knowledge of the operations, products, services, needs, and goals of the programs and organizations studied or served as well as related customers, functions, resources, and users; and of automated data processing concepts, systems capabilities, and economic usage to effectively accomplish assigned functions. 

· 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.  

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.

ARE YOU USING YOUR 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.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: 

·   Work is principally sedentary although there may be some walking or bending involved in activities such as site surveys. 

·   Work is usually performed in an office setting although there may be occasional exposure to conditions in buildings under construction or contractors plants. 

·  Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military and commercial aircraft. 

·   The work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle.  An appropriate, valid drivers license may be required for the position. 

·   May be required to serve on A&E selection boards or construction contract source selection boards. 

 

BENEFITS

The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.  In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Other 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 in the "Highly Qualified" or above "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria 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.

Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.

Job Details

Date Posted August 5, 2017
Date Closes September 4, 2017
Requisition 466790400
Located In Robins afb, GA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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