Supervisory Civil Engineer (Direct Hire Authority)

US Bureau of ReclamationAlbuquerque, NM
Unpaid Internship

10 months ago


<div><div><h2 class="jobSectionHeader"><b>Duties</b></h2> <p></p><ul><li>Serves as supervisor of the Design and Construction Group, in the Technical Services Division, Albuquerque Area Office (AAO).</li> <li>Represents the Area Manager and the Technical Services Division Manager in matters involving the aforementioned program responsibilities with other Reclamation offices, Federal, state and local agencies, Native American governments.</li> <li>Performs and directs preliminary and final design work for engineering features required for construction, drainage facilities rehabilitation or modification of river channelization, channel conveyance systems.</li> <li>Serves as a specialist in engineering design, contract administration, and construction management activities.</li> <li>Coordinates and cooperates with other Area Office divisions to accomplish overall project objectives and common goals.</li> <li>PCS: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses are authorized with the exception of the Guaranteed Home Sale Provision or first-post-of-duty relocation expenses are authorized, as applicable.&quot;</li> <li>The selectee for the vacancy, if otherwise eligible and qualified, may be offered a relocation incentive.</li> </ul></div><p></p><div> <h2 class="jobSectionHeader"><b>Requirements</b></h2> <h3 class="jobSectionHeader"><b>Conditions of Employment</b></h3> <p>You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National.<br> You must be suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation.<br> You must submit a resume and supporting documentation (see Required Documents).<br> You must meet any minimum education and/or experience requirements (see Qualifications).<br> You must submit transcript(s) to verify education requirements (see Qualifications/Education).<br> You will be required to complete a Financial Disclosure Form.<br> Must provide resume and supporting documents (See required documents).<br> This is a supervisory position and is subject to a supervisory probationary period.<br> Professional Engineer (PE) License is required.<br> </p><div><h3 class="jobSectionHeader"><b>Qualifications</b></h3> <div><b>In order to qualify, </b><b>you must meet BOTH the Basic and Minimum qualification requirements described below. </b><b>Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience. </b><b>If qualifying based on education, a copy of your unofficial transcripts must be provided with your application.</b><br> <br> <b>BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT for the 0810 series:</b><br> A. Successfully completed a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in Engineering in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). NOTE: You must submit copies of your transcripts.<br> <b>-OR-</b><br> B. Successfully completed a full 4-year course of study leading to a Bachelor's or higher degree in Engineering that included differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five (5) of the following seven (7) 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. NOTE: You must submit copies of your transcripts.<br> <b>-OR-</b><br> C. Completed 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences, and that included the courses specified in B above. These courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program. NOTE: You must submit copies of your transcripts.<br> <b>-OR-</b><br> D. Successfully completed a curriculum leading to a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field such as engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology AND have at least one year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. This must include 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. NOTE: You must submit copies of your transcripts.<br> <b>-OR-</b><br> E. 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. Note: You must submit documentation of having passed the examination.<br> <b>-OR-</b><br> F. Currently registered as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT), or licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. This registration must have been obtained by written test OR be in general engineering or a directly related engineering field and was gained by State grandfather or eminence provisions NOTE: You must submit copies of your current registration.<br> <br> <b>-AND-</b><br> <b> </b><br> <b>MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: </b>To be considered minimally qualified for this position, you must demonstrate that you have the required specialized experience and/or education for the respective grade level in which you are applying:<br> <br> <b>GS-12:</b><br> Applicants must have one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors) performing professional civil engineering work. This experience included the following: (1) planning work to be accomplished by subordinates, setting, and adjusting short-term priorities, and preparing schedules for completion of work; (2) serving as a technical expert on civil engineering considerations for the design of water resource projects such as dams, canals, laterals, distribution systems, campgrounds, roads, bridges, etc., the development of specifications, and design criteria: (3) managing multi-million-dollar engineering projects consisting of ongoing major construction contracts; (4) developing and maintain effective professional relationships with stakeholders and contractors.<br> <br> <br> Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.<br> <br> IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).<br> <br> <b>Volunteer Experience:</b> 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.<br> <br> <b>You must include </b>months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as &quot;varies&quot;.<br> <br> <br> You must meet all Eligibility and Qualification requirements, including any selective placement factors if applicable, by 02/21/2023. </div></div><div><h3 class="jobSectionHeader"><b>Education</b></h3> <p>To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institution with your name, school name, credit hours, course level, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Transcripts do not need to be official, but if you are selected for this position and you used your education to qualify, you must provide official transcripts before you begin work.<br> <br> If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet qualification requirements, you must show that your education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.<br> <br> <b>PASS/FAIL COURSES:</b> If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim of superior academic achievement must be based upon class standing or membership in an honor society.<br> <br> <b>GRADUATE EDUCATION:</b> One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study. </p></div><div><h3 class="jobSectionHeader"><b>Additional information</b></h3> <div><p><b>Telework: </b>The Bureau of Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.<br> <br> <br> <b>Physical Demands and Working Conditions: </b>Approximately 90 percent of the work time is spent in an office setting with no special physical<br> demands. About 10 percent of the work time is spent in travel attending training, visiting field sites, etc. and involves walking, bending, climbing, and lifting of objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Field site visits are typically performed in an outdoor setting subject to weather change, diverse terrain, and associated safety hazards, requiring the use of personal protective equipment and clothing.<br> <br> Incentives may be authorized. This JOA will be used for current and future vacancies, as applicable. Some offices may offer relocation, recruitment, or student loan repayment incentives. Applicants are encouraged to request incentive information, if selected.<br> <br> <b>Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) or Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP):</b> For information on how to apply as an ICTAP or CTAP eligible see To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position.<br> <br> If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application<br> <br> <b>PCS Approval:</b> Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses are authorized with the exception of the Guaranteed Home Sale Provision or first-post-of-duty relocation expenses are authorized, as applicable. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), signed into law December 2017, suspends the moving expense deduction and the exclusion from income of qualified employer reimbursements of moving expenses that was allowed under previous tax laws. Employer reimbursements for moving costs are now generally taxed at the same rate as ordinary income.<br> <br> DOI uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including applicant rights and responsibilities, please visit<br> <br> <b>BI: NON-Sensitive/Low Risk</b> - This position is designated as a LOW RISK position. It requires a fully completed and favorably adjudicated SF85 Background Investigation (T1 or equivalent) that is current (within the last 5 years). This is a condition of employment.<br> <br> Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must certify registration with the Selective Service System or that the applicant is exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Go to:<br> <br> Additional vacancies may be filled using this job announcement.</p><br> </div> </div><div><ul><li><p>Benefits</p> <div> <p>A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits. </p><p></p><p>Review our benefits </p><div><p>Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.</p> </div></div></li></ul></div></div><div><h2 class="jobSectionHeader"><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b></h2> <div><p>You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.</p> <p>You will be evaluated based on your application materials (e.g., resume, supporting documents) and the responses you provide to the application questionnaire. The application questionnaire can be previewed here:<br> <br> You will be assessed on the following <b>Competencies</b> (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics):<br> <br> Your answers will be verified against information provided in your resume. Your resume must clearly support the responses to all the questions by addressing experience, education, and/or training relevant to this position. You must make a fair and accurate assessment of your qualifications. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than what is apparent in the description of your experience, competencies, skills, and/or education/training (or that your resume/application is incomplete), you could be rated ineligible or your score could be lowered.<br> <br> <br> Applicants who apply under this job opportunity announcement agree to have their application, associated documents and applicable personal information shared with other Bureaus/Offices within the Department of the Interior (DOI) who have vacancies with the same occupational series, grade, full performance level and in the same geographic location(s). Applying to this announcement does not replace the need to apply to other job opportunity announcements for which
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