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Work for the Corps

The Corps is actively hiring talented and motivated US citizens in offices in the US and around the world.  Current job openings can be found on OPM's USAJOBS website.  Open positions may include the following mission critical occupations:

  • General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences series (0401)
  • Engineering Technical series (0802)
  • Construction Control Technical series (0809)
  • Civill Engineering series (0810)
  • Mechanical Engineering series (0830)
  • Electrical Engineering series (0850)
  • Contract Specialist series (1102)
  • Realty series (1170)

CURRENT VACANCIES

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ELIGIBLE TO APPLY:

  • US Citizens
  • Recent Graduates
  • Current Post-Secondary Students

JOB INFORMAITON:

Receives assignments designed to orient, train, and increase the incumbent's knowledge in the application of engineering sciences; electrical phenomena; and the principles, techniques, and practices of electrical engineering. Typical work at this level may include assisting in the following: operation and maintenance of hydropower facilities; troubleshooting electrical/electronic systems in hydropower plant; improving or updating existing electrical systems; analyzing or testing circuitry systems; carrying out maintenance engineering assignments; designing or reviewing designs of electric power distribution and electrical generating equipment; preparing and updating engineering drawings, specifications, and detailed installation plans; reviewing contractor drawings; and conducting and investigating site surveys.

Prepares layout and detail drawings on relatively routine projects and works on specific portions of a larger and more complex project which has been assigned to a higher-graded engineer. Performs minor life cycle project management and contract administration duties.

Performs quality assurance inspections of the electrical features of construction projects to assure that contract personnel comply with plans and specifications and reports to the COR. Tests installed electrical systems for such factors as voltage, resistance, proper distribution of current, insulation, and power input using standard techniques, and reviewing/submitting test results as required. Works with higher graded engineers and other powerplant trades troubleshooting, testing, maintaining, and replacing electrical equipment and systems. 

Studies engineering texts, periodicals, manufacturer’s publications, and other technical material to obtain or compile information on materials, equipment and pertinent data to be used by higher engineers in the development of specifications for electrical installations.

Basic Requirement for Electrical Engineer:

To qualify for an Electrical Engineer position, you must meet the following education: (Additionally, applicants who meet this requirement are fully qualified for entry grade of GS-05):

  • Degree: Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) in engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) 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

  • 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. 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), 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, or 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 A above. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program.
    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 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.

To qualify for a GS-07 Recent graduate you must meet one of the following:

  • Recent graduates who have one year of specialized experience related to Electrical Engineering. This definition of specialize is the typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service; OR meet superior academic achievement with a GPA of 3.0 or above.

Additional Information:

  • Must supply resume and transcripts to be considered. Failure to provide the required information could result in the loss of consideration for the position.
  • This is a full-time permanent competitive position with a 2-year trial/probationary period
  • Position has non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11 level
  • Location: Pierre, South Dakota
  • Pierre, SD GS-05 starting salary: $50,193
  • Pierre, SD GS-07 starting salary: $62,161
  • PCS/Relocation/Recruitment incentives maybe authorized
  • Travel or Temporary Duty (TDY) could be up to 10%
  • For more information regarding this specific position, please contact: Trinity.E.Houska@usace.army.mil
  • For consideration, send resumes and a copy of transcripts to clare.m.barner@usace.army.mil NLT Thursday, 13-FEB-2020

ELIGIBLE TO APPLY:

  • Recent Graduates

To be eligible for a Recent Graduate position you must meet the following requirements:

  • Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying degree in community planning, economics, biology, civil engineering, or landscape architecture from a qualifying educational institution.

To qualify for a GS-07 you must also meet one of the following:

  • Meet superior academic achievement based on any of the following: 1) an applicable degree attained with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, 2) top one third class standing, 3) membership to an honor society.
  • OR, a combination of education and experience which includes courses equivalent to a major in one of the listed fields, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Additional Information:

  • Position Title: Interdisciplinary GS-0110-07.
  • Position may have non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11 level.
  • Salary ranges from $43,392 to $56,406 annually.
  • Position is located in the Project Management Section, Planning Branch, PPPMD.
  • Requires a two year probationary period.
  • Must supply both the resume and transcripts to be considered.  Failure to provide the required information could result in the loss of consideration for the position.

Interested candidates need to go to: http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Careers/

This link will provide further instructions on how to apply.

Applicants must send resumes and copy of transcripts to Ashley.M.Sailor@usace.army.mil through 20 FEB 2020.

For more information regarding this specific position, please contact:

Greg Johnson, Chief Plan Formulation and Project Management Section

Phone: 402-995-2701

Email: Greg.Johnson@usace.army.mil

To be eligible for Student Engineer Internship positions you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited school seeking a related degree, and
  • Must be in and maintain good academic standing, and
  • To qualify for GS-03 grade: Students must have completed 1 full academic year of post-high school study by August 2020
  • To qualify for GS-04 grade: Students must have completed 2 full academic years of post-high school study by August 2020.
  • To qualify for GS-05 grade: Students must have completed 4 academic years of post-high school education leading to a bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree by August 2020
  • To qualify for GS-07 grade: Students must have a bachelor’s degree and completed 1 full academic year of graduate level education by August 2020;

        or

Be eligible under the Superior Academic Achievement Provision and completion of a bachelor’s degree. (S.A.A.: qualified if in upper third of the graduating class; or have a GPA of 3.0 or higher; or membership in an eligible national scholastic honor society.)

Additional Information:

  • Students must submit both a resume and a copy of current transcripts to be considered.
  • Title: Student Trainee (Engineering), GS-0899-03/04/05/07
  • This is a part-time term (12 month) internship which may be extended up to max total 4 years.
  • Work schedule may flex extending to full-time during seasonal school breaks.
  • Starting hourly rates range from $13.32 to $20.72 per hour depending grade.
  • Location: Big Bend Dam, Fort Thompson, SD.
  • Student Interns are required to complete a participant agreement upon appointment (and conversion when applicable).
  • Students may be non-competitively promoted to next grade when all requirements are met.
  • Upon graduation, position MAY be converted to a permanent position.
    • Permanent position may have non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11.
  • Interested students send resumes and copy of transcripts to Julie.A.Brown@usace.army.mil by March 31, 2020

For more information regarding this specific position, please contact:

Michael Werdel, Chief Technical Support, Big Bend Project, Fort Thompson, SD, 605.245.1815 or 605.245.0496

ELIGIBLE TO APPLY:

  • Recent Graduates

To be eligible for a Recent Graduate position you must have completed, within the previous two years, of a qualifying degree from a qualifying educational institution.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To qualify for an Engineer position, you must meet the following education: (Additionally, Applicants who meet this requirement are qualified for entry grade of GS-05):

Degree: Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) in engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) 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.

To qualify for a GS-07 you must also meet one of the following:

  • Meet superior academic achievement based on any of the following: 1) an applicable degree attained with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, 2) top one third class standing, 3) membership to an honor society.

                OR

  • One year of specialized experience related to Electrical Engineering typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service.

To qualify at the GS-09 you must also meet one of the following:

  • Completion of 2 academic years of directly related graduate level education,

                OR

  • completion of a related master’s degree or equivalent graduate-degree,

                OR

  • one year of specialized experience related to Engineering; this definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Position has non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11 level
  • Position is located in the Engineering Division, Omaha, NE
  • Starting Salary based on qualifications GS-05:$39,149; GS-07:$48,488; GS-09: $59,316
  • Requires a two year probationary period.
  • Must supply both the resume and transcript to be considered.
     

Send resume and a copy of transcripts to Janice.a.szymborski@usace.army.mil NLT 3/30/2020.

For more information regarding this specific position, please contact: Alfred.C.Stonesifer@usace.army.mil. For consideration, send resume, and copy of transcript(s) to clare.m.barner@usace.army.mil no later than February 12, 2020.

 

ELIGIBLE TO APPLY:

  • US Citizens

JOB INFORMATION:

Serve as a Natural Resources Specialist (Park Ranger), responsible for fish and wildlife and natural resource management planning and recreational development activities on out leased areas. Assist in development of natural resources and fish and wildlife phases of the master plan (MP) and Operational Management Plan (OMP) for the project site. Serve in a liaison capacity between the Project and other major District Divisions to assist with formulating programs for the preservation of fish and wildlife and recreation resources. Assist in conducting studies and investigations and observe trends in wildlife populations, significance of public recreational use and trends, and an analysis of over-all project benefits, as well as water level elevations, changes in surface acreage, vegetation coverage, conditions of lake water and recreation census. Inspect mitigation plantings, areas sown to native grasses or other planting and prepares independent statements of finding and assessments. Identify encroachments onto US Army Corps lands, and follow through with resolving boundary violations. This position will serve in a developmental capacity, with promotion potential to the GS-9 level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree with Superior Academic Achievement (Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher/Class standing in upper third/membership in honor society) in the field of biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.

TO QUALIFY FOR A GS-07

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-05). Specialized experience is defined as: collecting data and/or participating in experiments, studies, or investigations in fields of science concerned with living organisms, their distribution, characteristics, life processes, or adaptations and relations to the environment, Non-recreation out-grants and shoreline management programs.

OR

EDUCATION: One year of full-time graduate level education or Superior Academic Achievement (Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher/Class standing in upper third/membership in honor society) in the field of biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts for verification).

OR

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) by 18. Add the two percentages. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts for verification).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Position is permanent direct hire for Riverdale, North Dakota.
  • Riverdale, ND GS-07 Salary starts at: $52,221
  • Position has a non-competitive promotion potential to GS-09.
  • Must supply the resume and/or Transcripts to be considered. Failure to provide the required information could result in the loss of consideration for the position.
  • Resumes will be reviewed and referred for consideration upon receipt up through 12-FEB-2020.

 

 

Take advantage of the opportunity to work with the Omaha District Cultural Resources Program. Our work focuses on a large portion of the upper mid-western United States, consisting of all or portions of nine states within the upper Missouri River Basin.

To be eligible for a Recent Graduate position you must meet the following requirements:

  • Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying degree in archeology or related curriculum from a qualifying educational institution; AND meet superior academic achievement with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • OR, a combination of education and experience which includes courses equivalent to a major in archeology, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Additional Information:

  • Position Title: Archeologist GS-0193-07.
  • Position will have non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11 level.
  • Salary ranges from $43,392 to $56,406 annually.
  • Position is located in Omaha, Nebraska in the Environmental and Cultural Resources Section, Planning Branch, PPPMD.
  • Must supply both the resume and transcripts to be considered.  Failure to provide the required information could result in the loss of consideration for the position.
  • Interested candidates need to go to: http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Careers/
  • This link will provide further instructions on how to apply.
  • Applicants must send resumes and copy of transcripts to Julie.A.Brown@usace.army.mil through 13-FEB-2020.

In addition to experienced Engineers, Recent Graduates and current Post‐Secondary Students will be considered who meet the eligibility and qualifications for the position.

ELIGIBLE TO APPLY:

  • US Citizens
  • Recent Graduates*
  • Current Post-Secondary Students**

JOB INFORMATION: Serve as a Civil Engineer responsible for participating with higher grade engineers in a variety of professional Civil Engineering duties for a wide range of conventional and unconventional projects. The Civil Works Program encompasses the full spectrum of projects associated with the development of regional and local Flood Control, Navigation, Water Supply, Environmental Restoration and Enhancement, and Recreation. Facilities include: multipurpose reservoirs and dams, levees, channels, bank protection, diversion structures, water supply systems, environmental mitigation, restoration and enhancement areas, recreation areas, and roads. At the full-performance level, the incumbent will apply a broad professional knowledge of civil engineering theory, principles and practices related to the study, layout and design of civil systems and equipment. Incumbent will review and analyzes initial project information; participate in pre-design and review conferences; plan and develop civil engineering drawings and specifications, and prepare applicable portions of studies and analyses which support project design documents; perform technical civil engineering review of products developed by A-E firms, other agencies, or other Corps Districts; and will provide civil engineering support to construction personnel to resolve design related problems which arise during construction.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT FOR CIVIL ENGINEER:

To qualify for a Civil Engineer position, you must meet the following education: (Additionally, applicants who meet this requirement are fully qualified for entry grade of GS-05):

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) in engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) 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 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), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.

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, or 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 A above. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program.

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 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.

* Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying degree from an accredited educational institution.

** Current students who will graduate no later than May 2020 with a qualifying degree from an accredited educational institution.

 

For Grades above GS-05, Additional Experience and/or Education is required:

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR GS-07:

  • One year of specialized experience related to Civil Engineering. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in federal service (GS-05);

OR

  • Meet superior academic achievement based on any of the following: 1) an applicable degree attained with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, 2) top one third class standing, 3) membership to an honor society;

OR

  • Combinations of successfully completed education and specialized experience described in above bullets may be used to meet the total qualification requirements for the GS-07 level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR GS-09:

  • One year of specialized experience related to Civil Engineering. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in federal service (GS-07);

OR

  • Completion of 2 academic years of directly related graduate level education;

OR

  • Completion of a related master’s degree or equivalent graduate-degree.

OR

  • Combinations of successfully completed education and specialized experience described in above bullets may be used to meet the total qualification requirements for the GS-09 level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR GS-11:

  • One year of specialized experience related to Civil Engineering. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in federal service (GS-09);

OR

  • Completion of Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position;

OR

  • A combination of education and specialized experience described in above bullets may be used to meet the total qualification requirements for the GS-11 level.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Fort Peck, MT GS-07 Salary starts at $48,488
  • Fort Peck, MT GS-09 Salary starts at $59,316
  • Fort Peck, MT GS-11 Salary starts at $64,009.
  • Position has a non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11
  • TDY up to 10%
  • Must supply resume AND copy of transcript(s) to be considered
  • Applicants must send resumes and transcripts to clare.m.barner@usace.army.mil  no later than 31-MAR-2020
  • Post-Secondary Students who will graduate in May 2020 may apply – Start date will be set upon both completion of pre-employment requirements AND conferral of qualifying degree.

 

For more information regarding this specific position, please contact: Jason.R.Molstad@usace.army.mil ; (406) 526-3411

ELIGIBLE TO APPLY:

  • Recent Graduates*

To be eligible for a Recent Graduate position you must meet the following education:

  • Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution;

To qualify for the Electrical Engineer position, you must meet the following:

Degree: Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) in engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) 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. (Applicants who meet this requirement are qualified for entry-grade of GS-05.)

To qualify for a GS-07 you must meet one of the following:

  • Meet superior academic achievement based on any of the following: 1) an applicable degree attained with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, 2) top one third class standing, 3) membership to an honor society.

OR

  • One year of specialized experience related to Electrical Engineering typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Position title: Electrical Engineer (GS-0850)
  • Position will have non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11 level
  • Position is located in Omaha, NE in the Engineering Division
  • Salary starts at: $46,609.00 per year.
  • Requires a two year probationary period.
  • Must supply both the resume and transcript to be considered.

Send resume and a copy of transcripts to Janice.a.szymborski@usace.army.mil NLT 1/30/2020.

 

 

We are looking for the following series:

Regulatory Specialist (0401 series)

Civil Engineer (0810 series)

Environmental Engineer (0819 series)

Physical Scientist (1301 series)

Geographer (0150 series)

Natural Resources Specialist (0401 series)

 

To be eligible for a Recent Graduate position you must meet one of the following:

  • Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution; OR current students who graduate no later than June 2020.

To qualify for a GS-7 Recent graduate you must meet one of the following:

  • Recent graduates who have specialized experience evaluating environmental data and reports, conducting field site assessments, and preparing technical documents. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service; OR completion of 1 year of graduate level education; superior academic achievement in a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of study; or a combination of graduate education and experience.

Additional Information:

  • Position title:  Interdisciplinary
  • Position will have non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11 level
  • Position is located in Omaha, NE in Regulatory Division
  • Salary ranges from: $43,392 - $56,406 per year.
  • Must supply both the resume and transcript to be considered. Failure to provide the required information could result in the loss of consideration for the position.
  • Interested students need to go to: http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Careers/    
  • This link will provide further instructions on how to apply. 
  • Applicants must send resumes and transcripts to james.e.hall2@usace.army.mil NLT Thursday 1/30/2020

Contact person for more information on this position is CPT Lance Peterson, XA: lance.e.peterson@usace.army.mil or 402-995-2004.

Resumes should be sent to Julie Brown, Civilian Personnel Advisory Center, HR Specialist, from 24-JAN-2020 to 31-JAN-2020. Telephone: 402-995-2523; Fax: 402-995-2522; email: julie.a.brown@usace.army.mil

All resumes must be received by COB on 31-JAN-2020.

AREA OF CONSIDERATION:  Permanent employees of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. TDY funds for this temporary position are NOT authorized.

This opportunity may be filled through temporary reassignment or temporary promotion. Decision on eligibility will be based on the information you provide in your resume.  You MUST obtain your current supervisor's agreement as to your availability for this timeframe.  Selection and placement will be made soon after the closing date.

JOB INFORMATION:  This position is located in the Executive Office, Omaha District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Serves as the Administrative Support Assistant for the Deputy District Commander and multiple command support offices (Public Affairs, Safety, Equal Employment Office, Tribal Relations, Small Business Liaison, Security Office, Internal Review and District Support Team) reporting to the Chief of Staff with responsibility for managing the administrative activities of the Executive Office including the provision of highly sensitive administrative support to the Command Group requiring great discretion, trust, and confidence. Serves as consultant and personal advisor to the Deputy District Commander on executive and administrative matters. Advises key District civilian personnel on District policies and current activities Works as back-up to secretarial and clerical support Team Leader, directing the activities of secretarial and clerical support staff for the Commander, and three Deputies, who have responsibility for planning, coordinating, and implementing the three major missions of the District.

EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess experience that has equipped them with particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position that is in or related to this position.

TIME-IN-GRADE:  Applicants applying for a temporary promotion must meet the Time-in-Grade Requirements of 52-weeks at the next lower grade (GS-07) before a temporary promotion can be effective.

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited school seeking a related degree, and
  • Maintain good academic standing

Qualifications for Student Engineer Internship GS-03 through GS-07 positions:

  • GS-03 grade: Students must have completed 1 full academic year of post-high school study.
  • GS-04 grade: Students must have completed 2 full academic years of post-high school study.
  • GS-05 grade: Students must have completed 4 academic years of post-high school education leading to a bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree.
  • GS-07 grade: Graduate students must have a bachelor’s degree and completed 1 full academic year of graduate level education,

        OR

Attained Superior Academic Achievement Provision completing a related bachelor’s degree:

* Academic standing in upper third of the graduating class; or

* Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; or

* Membership in an eligible national scholastic honor society.

 

Additional Information:

  • Students must submit both a resume and a copy of current transcripts to be considered.
  • Title: Student Trainee (Engineering), GS-0899-03/04/05/07, or Engineering Aid/Tech, GS-0802-03/04/05/07.
  • Positions are either a) temporary up to 1-year or b) 13-month term which may be extended up to max total 4-year internships.
  • Work schedule may flex extending to full-time during seasonal school breaks.
  • Starting hourly rates range from $13.36 to $20.79 per hour depending grade.
  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Student Interns may be required to complete a participant agreement upon appointment.
  • Students may be non-competitively promoted to next grade when all requirements are met.
  • Upon graduation, position MAY be converted to a permanent position.

**Permanent position has non-competitive promotion potential to GS-11**

  Visit our Careers Webpage:  http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Careers/

 For consideration, send resume AND a copy of transcript(s) to Janice.A.Szymborski@usace.army.mil

 

JOB INFORMATION: 

Installs, programs, and maintains all satellite telemetry equipment used for the collection of hydrologic data and is responsible for their continued operation.

Drives a government vehicle to perform reconnaissance missions to determine best location for gages and data collection platforms (DCP's) and prepares cost estimates for installation, bills for materials and oversees construction.

Due to far-reaching basin boundaries, the incumbent must use plan effectively and obtain necessary materials and/or work force required to make efficient use of field time and budget appropriations.

Performs repair and maintenance assignments at various DCP stations by utilizing a laptop computer and/or electronic instruments.

Shop-tests new equipment configurations to verify functionality, updates firmware and resolves hardware/firmware and/or GPS interactions to restore functionality, and returns any broken equipment to the factory for repairs.

Coordinates the maintenance and repair program with the cooperating US Geologic Survey offices in Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, and Kansas as well as the National Weather Service.

Establishes and maintains diagnostic procedures, establishment and maintenance of communication procedures, estimation of annual equipment needs to repair and update gaging stations, and execution and updating of the gage verification procedures.

Researches and coordinates necessary supply and equipment purchases, and implements standards for managing equipment necessary for the operation and maintenance of the District gaging network.

Makes periodic and special discharge measurements including those for drought studies, base flow analyses and floods of unusual intensity

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must have full color vision; must have no color vision deficiencies.
  • Incumbent may be required to travel/perform temporary duty (TDY) up to 50% of the time.
  • Must have and maintain a current state driver’s license.
  • Incumbent required to maintain Emergency Essential status during extreme hydrologic events such as floods, droughts, and low-water.
  • Incumbent required to deploy to the field in support of disaster response efforts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

GS-07

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes 1) Making adjustments and/or minor repairs to water level recorders, or other equipment used in water investigations; 2) Following well-defined methods and designated formulas to compute, extract, and/or compile hydrologic data into tabular or graphic form for presentation; 3) Monitoring recorded hydrologic data to ensure the information is being recorded accurately. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06).

OR

Education: Bachelor’s degree with Superior Academic Achievement (Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher/Class standing in upper third/membership in honor society) in a field directly related to the work of the position, such as in an appropriate field of science, engineering, construction, or industrial technology.

OR

Education: One full year of graduate level education in a field directly related to the work of the position, such as in an appropriate field of science, engineering, construction, or industrial technology.

OR

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) by 18. Add the two percentages.

GS-08:

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes 1) Installing, adjusting, inspecting, and/or servicing instruments for the collection of surface water data such as crest-stage indicators and/or well-recorders; 2) Checking gage settings to ensure accuracy; 3) Collect hydrologic data from the field for study and report presentation. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).

OR

Education: One and a half years of graduate level education in a field directly related to the work of the position, such as in an appropriate field of science, engineering, construction, or industrial technology.

OR

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) by 27. Add the two percentages.

GS-09:

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes 1) Installing, adjusting, inspecting, and servicing river-stage indicators, well-recorders, and/or other hydrologic instruments; and 2) Measuring stream discharge utilizing various devices; and 3) Noting conditions that may have a bearing on stage-discharge relationships, such as observations of the fluctuations of water elevations. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-08).

OR

Education: Two years of graduate level education in a field directly related to the work of the position, such as in an appropriate field of science, engineering, construction, or industrial technology.

OR

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) by 36. Add the two percentages.

 

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, at the GS-10 and GS-11 level, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted:

GS-10:

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1) Working with various manufacturers to determine the best data collection platforms available for use under various field conditions, 2) Measuring stream discharge utilizing various devices and noting conditions that may have a bearing on stage-discharge relationships; 3) Compiling observations of the fluctuations of ground water levels in designated wells; and 4) collecting water samples for chemical analysis. 5) Perform quality assurance of data by reviewing webpage, and gage functioning. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).

GS-11:

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes 1) Installing and maintaining a wide variety of instrumentation and equipment deployed at gaging stations to measure and/or record hydrologic information, 2) Making regularly scheduled field trips to service streamgaging stations, 3) Planning, leading or assisting in surveys for elevation control of gaging stations according to schedule. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-10). 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:

If using education as part or all of your qualifications. You must meet the educational requirement as outlined in the qualification standards to be placed in this position. Education above the high school level must have been completed in a U.S. college, university, or other educational institution that has been accredited by one of the accrediting agencies or associations recognized by the Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.  Transcripts may be required for verification of educational requirement.

  • For consideration, send resume, and copy of transcript(s) to Janice.A.Szymborski@usace.army.mil  no later than January 31, 2020.

Contact person for more information is Michael.T.Smith2@usace.army.mil  Mechanical Section, phone 402.995.2133. For consideration, send Resume to Janice.A.Szymborski@usace.army.mil , CENWO HR, no later than March 31, 2020. Resumes will be reviewed and referred for consideration upon receipt up through March 31, 2020. This opportunity will be filled as a permanent position. Decision on eligibility will be based on the information you provide in your resume.

JOB INFORMATION:

1. As a Technical Specialist in fire protection, incumbent performs the following duties:

a. Design Criteria: Responsible for developing fire protection design criteria for the Omaha District to supplement Army-wide criteria. Writes revisions to existing Omaha District design criteria documents and writes new design criteria documents. Signs and seals designs when regulations require professional certification of design.

b. Fire Protection Design. Serves as Omaha District's technical expert on all fire protection design activities, including work for Army, Air Force and Civil Works construction projects. Analyses compliance with all applicable Army, Air Force, International Building Code (IBC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) criteria and codes.

c. Fire Protection Design Review and Approval. Directs all reviews and approval of all in-house and A-E design of fire protection systems for coordination and compliance to Army, Air Force, and IBC and NFPA design criteria.

d. Acceptance Testing. Directs the review and approval of all fire protection system test plans submitted by Contractors..

e. Documentation. Establishes District requirements and directs the documentation of all fire protection designs and design reviews. Directs the documentation and approval of Value Engineering proposals, contract modifications, fire protection system testing, and field personnel qualification.

2. As Fire Protection Engineer for Engineering Division incumbent performs the following duties:

a. Plans, schedules, organizes, directs, coordinates and performs complex fire protection designs and technical reviews for Engineering Division. Defines the scope of fire protection requirements based on engineering knowledge, judgment, and functional requirements. Outlines individual problems to be addressed and makes decisions on the proper methods and procedures to be used by other engineers.

b. Directs, coordinates, and reviews fire protection design work and technical studies contracted to Architect-Engineer (A-E) firms. Reviews A-E qualifications. Writes A-E instructions for A-E design contracts. Writes scopes of work for request for proposal (RFP) and indefinite delivery contracts.

c. Briefs high levels of staff elements on fire protection systems for the purposes of coordination and facilitation of program execution. Represents Omaha District for the purpose of coordinating and furnishing engineering advice on unique and complex fire protection design problems. Participates in conferences and technical interchange meetings to develop design and construction policies, practices, and procedures. Assists field offices in the interpretation of construction plans and specifications.

d. Incumbent analyses current and future fire protection requirements and the resources to accomplish this workload including the related technical disciplines within Engineering Division, Design Branch. Incumbent makes recommendations to the Chief, Mechanical Section on hiring additional staff and contracting for A-Es and consultants.

EDUCATION: You must meet the educational requirement as outlined in the qualification standards to be placed in this position. Education above the high school level must have been completed in a U.S. college, university, or other educational institution that has been accredited by one of the accrediting agencies or associations recognized by the Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.  Transcripts may be required for verification of educational requirement.

BASIC REQUIREMENT FOR ENGINEER:

A. Degree: Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) in engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) 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 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), 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, or 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 A above. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program.

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 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.

In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE for GS-13:  Must have one year of specialized engineering experience, equivalent to the GS-12 level in Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as: 1) Performing design and design review for fire protection engineering aspects of vertical (building) and horizontal construction projects, and 2) Applying required standards from the International Building Code and the National Fire Protection Association to design assignments, and 3) Reviewing project construction phase system/equipment submittals, and 4) Reviewing and responding to requests for information (RFIs), and 5.) Developing contract modifications.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants applying for this position must have a current/active Mechanical and Fire Protection Engineering License and must provide it at time of application.

 

JOB INFORMATION: As a Construction Control Representative, the incumbent is responsible for assisting with assigned functions of contract administration and construction management and Quality Assurance for military, civil and environmental construction projects located within the assigned area.  These contracts and projects are varied (fully designed, design-build, task orders, IDIQ, etc), and may include all types of Military Construction (e.g., buildings, site work, utilities, base infrastructure), Environmental Construction or Civil Construction.  Advises the Resident Engineer on contract administration and quality issues and performs the duties of Contracting Officer's representative when assigned.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE for GS-11:  Must have one year of specialized engineering experience, equivalent to the GS-10 in Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as: 1.) experience in monitoring construction quality such as adherence to approved production schedule or proper installation of design configuration and material components) AND 2.) experience with investigating various phases of construction to ensure compliance with contract specification.

Additional Information:

  • Position is permanent (Construction Control Representative, GS-11) in Offutt AFB, NE.
  • GS-11 Salary ranges from: $62,344 to $81,052 per year.
  • Must supply the resume to be considered. Failure to provide the required information could result in the loss of consideration for the position.

For more information regarding this specific position, please contact: Brendan Kight (719)-338-7409

Equal Employment Opportunity

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District provides equal opportunity in employment for all persons, prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex (sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination), national origin, age or disability and promotes the realization of equal opportunity through a continuing affirmative employment program. Equal Employment covers all employees, including supervisors, managers, former employees and applicants for employment of the Omaha District regardless of grade level or position. Contracted employees may have redress rights pending determination of their "employee" status.
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Ensures women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are employed and advanced on a non-discriminatory basis.

Provides an avenue to obtain redress for discrimination complaints. Any employee, former employee or applicant can file a complaint.

An Equal Employment Opportunity complaint is an allegation of discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability or reprisal that adversely affects a term, condition or privilege of employment, benefits or working conditions. The complaint process may consist of a precomplaint inquiry or mediation and formal complaint.

Mediation is a voluntary alternative dispute resolution process which is used to resolve complaints. Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against on the basis or race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability or reprisal must consult an Equal Employment counselor in the Equal Employment Office prior to filing a formal complaint of discrimination in order to try to informally resolve the matter. 

Such contact must take place within 45 calendar days of the date the alleged discriminatory event occurred; the effective date of the alleged discriminatory personnel action or the date the complainant knew or reasonably should have known of the alleged discriminatory event or personnel action.

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