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GENERAL ENGINEER

Company: DOS, Overseas Buildings Operations
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

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Summary: Non-Permanent, 1 year renewable for up to 4 years. This is a Non-Status, Non-Permanent Position. You do not acquire a competitive or excepted service status from this position.

Major Duties: The General Engineer is assigned to the Small Projects and Transition Division of the Office of Facility Management (FAC). The contractor performs professional engineering work as a Facility Asset Manager in support of intermediate to large projects, including New Embassy Compounds (NEC), New Consulate Compounds (NCC), and Major Rehabilitation (MR) projects. The contractor's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Serving as an independent project coordinator on one or more Post-executed projects (PEPs)

Providing direct, in office or on-site assistance to post when transitioning to occupancy for NCC/NEC and MR projects.

Supports the Life Cycle Asset Management (LCAM) program through investigations, analysis, and reporting for definition of key performance indicators on project performance.



Who May Apply: Job Status: Full-Time, Non-Permanent-Temporary Non-Status Duration Appointment: 1 year; renewable for 4 years Conditions of Employment: U.S. Citizenship is required.Overseas travel may be required.Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.Statement of Employment & Financial Interest required prior to appointment.Relocation expenses will NOT be paid. Education: Applicants MUST show that they possess a professional knowledge of general engineering as evidenced by ONE of the following Basic Requirements:

Bachelor's or Higher Degree:The program must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (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 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: Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT), 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 or higher 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.)

Notes: 1) Applicants who meets the Basic Requirements in A or B above, except as noted under B.1., may qualify for positions in any branch of engineering unless selective factors indicate otherwise; 2) Professional engineering experience required for grades GS-7 and above is defined as non-routine engineering work that required and was characterized by professional knowledge of engineering, professional ability to apply such knowledge to engineering problems, and positive and continuing development of professional knowledge and ability; 3) To be considered, applicants MUST submit transcripts and copies of professional registration and/or licensure to verify Basic Requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
Requirements: .

Qualifications: Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education, and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement. Education may only be substituted in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order to be credited towards qualifications. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click on the link for a list of accredited organizations recognized as specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials.

Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level of the federal service.

Qualifying Specialized experience must include:

*** Experience Coordinating Consolidated review of design projects

*** Experience Providing direct, on-site assistance to post.

*** Experience Supporting Life Cycle Asset Management Programs

*** Experience Serving as a COR

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Keywords: DOS, Overseas Buildings Operations, Virginia Beach , GENERAL ENGINEER, Engineering , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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