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General Engineer, GS-0801-12

Company: Department Of Homeland Security
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Accepting applications Open & closing dates Opening and closing dates04/21/2021 to 04/30/2021 Service Competitive Pay scale & grade GS 12 Salary $94,523 to $122,884 per year Appointment type Permanent - This is a permanent appointment. Work schedule Full-time - This is a full-time position. DutiesSummaryThis position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics (CG-4), Office of Civil Engineering (CG-43), CEU Oakland, Oakland, CA.ResponsibilitiesThis position serves as a Project Manager/General Engineer within a multi-disciplinary architectural and engineering team that include: new construction of facilities or repair, maintenance, modification or renovation of existing facilities.Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.Typical work assignments include:Serving as a construction technical representative, providing authoritative advice and guidance to the contractor performing work.Planning and executing logistics responsibilities including contractual support, logistics planning, inspections and investigations and handling of logistics problems.Participating on a multi-disciplinary team performing Facility Condition Assessment inspections at CG facilities.Reviewing, advising on, and conducting complex analysis and development studies in support of major organization programs.Providing technical advice and training for safety inspection corporating DHS and USCG specific regulations, technical orders, process guides, etc., into project execution.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - Occasional travel is required. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 12RequirementsConditions of EmploymentU.S. Citizenship is required. Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.State Driver's License is required.Unofficial transcripts required at the time of application.A one year probationary may be required. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.QualificationsBasicRequirements:Degree: 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. ORCombination 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. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:1. Professional registration or licensure -- Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT)1, or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration. For example, an applicant who attains registration through a State Board's eminence provision as a manufacturing engineer typically would be rated eligible only for manufacturing engineering positions.2. Written Test -- Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination or any other written test required for professional registration by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico.3. Specified academic courses -- Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and that included the courses specified in the basic requirements under paragraph A. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program as described in paragraph A.4. Related curriculum -- Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field, e.g., engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a bachelor's degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. 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, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions. (The above examples of related curricula are not all-inclusive.)In addition to meeting the basic requirement above: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the federal government. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of workSpecialized experience must demonstrate the following: Planning specific objectives, milestones, and phases for complex engineering projects; performing facility asset management; developing project priorities and programming strategies; providing technical guidance to contractor counterparts; conducting site visits; planning and executing logistics responsibilities; or planning and conducting interdisciplinary studies and investigations. National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.EducationThis position does have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail. UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.FOREIGN EDUCATION:Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of ForeignQualificationsclick hereAdditional informationApplicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment. DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click hereRecruitment incentives may be authorized.All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.Selectee(s) for this position who are current federal employees on permanent appointments who would be moving outside of the current commuting area of their current position to accept this position are authorized to receive a one-time relocation bonus of 10% of the salary including locality for this position. Receipt of the bonus will require a 12 month service agreement. The employee must establish a residence in the new geographic area prior to payment. Selectee(s) for this position who are newly appointed to a permanent position are authorized to receive a one-time recruitment incentive of 10% of the salary, including locality for this position. Receipt of the bonus will require a 12 month service agreement.The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6284. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.We will review your rsum and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be referred for consideration. The following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities are needed to perform this job:Knowledge of professional engineering concepts, principles, and practices applicable to the full range of duties concerned with the planning, design, and layout for construction of existing and planned facilities.Knowledge of related technical disciplines (i.e., mechanical, electrical and ocean engineering and architecture) to ensure areas of overlapping intra-disciplinary responsibilities receive proper design consideration and all project objectives are met.Knowledge of information technology relating to design engineering including computerized drafting, word processing, global information systems, spreadsheet and databases.Ability to possess or obtain within the first year of assignment, familiarity with the customers missions; "point of contact" within the customer's organization; funding processes and procedures, construction and service contract funding limits.Knowledge of Life-Safety, American Disabilities Act (ADA), earthquake engineering principles and other building codes and environmental regulations.To preview questions please click here.Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Not Required Drug test required No Position sensitivity and riskNon-sensitive (NS)/Low RiskTrust determination processCredentialing, Suitability/FitnessThis job is open to The public U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S. Clarification from the agency U.S. Citizens. Subject position(s) will be filled through Direct Hire Authority: All applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for further consideration. The "Rule of Three", Category Rating, Veterans Preference, and traditional rating and ranking of applicants does not apply to this vacancy.SDL2017

Keywords: Department Of Homeland Security, Oakland , General Engineer, GS-0801-12, Other , Oakland, California

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