US Army Corps of Engineers
Omaha District

CURRENT POSITIONS:

Construction Control Representative (GS-11)

Construction Control Representative (GS-12)

Interdisciplinary - Project Engineer (GS-12)

Interdisciplinary - Project Engineer (GS-12)

 

Construction Control Representative (GS-11)

This is an announcement for a permanent (Direct Hire) GS-11 Construction Control Representative, Flood Recovery Construction Office, Construction Division, Offutt AFB, NE.

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

 

Construction Control Representative (GS-12)

This is an announcement for a Term Not-To-Exceed 2 yrs (Direct Hire) GS-12 Construction Control Representative, Flood Recovery Construction Office, Construction Division, Offutt AFB, NE.

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-12:  Must have one year of specialized engineering experience, equivalent to the GS-11 in Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as: 1.) experience with jobsite construction management of technically diverse construction projects; AND 2.) experience performing various phases of construction management (i.e., pre-award document review, contract modifications, closeout document administration).

Additional Information:

  • Position is Term Not-To-Exceed 2 yrs (Construction Control Representative, GS-12) in Offutt AFB, NE.
  • GS-12 Salary ranges from: $74,725 to $97,145 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.
  • Applicants must send resumes to james.e.hall2@usace.army.mil through 20-Aug-2019

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

 

Interdisciplinary - Project Engineer (GS-12)

This is an announcement for a permanent (Direct Hire) GS-12 Interdisciplinary (Project Engineer), Flood Recovery Construction Office, Construction Division, Offutt AFB, NE.

JOB INFORMATION: Works under direct supervision of Resident Engineer or Area Engineer and is furnished information and instructions regarding overall functions of the job, delegated authorities, liaison with military and civilian representatives, and other similar data. Responsible for the performance of office and field general engineering duties associated with construction of civil projects. Ensure requirements are properly described in contract documents and constructed in accordance with contract plans, specifications, and safety requirements. Make field visits to construction sites to perform plan-in-hand surveys, obtain data on field conditions, observe construction activities, and perform post-completion inspections. Investigate general engineering aspects of projects. Coordinate with other engineers responsible for design and in field offices to ensure constructability of the proposed construction projects. Prepare and review construction schedules. Prepare and review construction phasing plans and testing requirements. Evaluate as-designed documents for possible Value Engineering studies, clarity of requirements, enforceability, understandability, bid ability, and ease of administration. Review drawings and specifications for adequacy of design. Recommend necessary changes or improvements. Furnish technical advice to design and field engineers on possible approaches to the solution of specific design and construction problems. Participate in determination of acquisition strategies for construction contracts. Recommend revisions or improvements to guidelines, regulations, and guide specifications for construction contracts.

POSITION: 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-12:  Must have one year of specialized engineering experience, equivalent to the GS-11 in Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as: 1.) Working various phases of construction such as planning, scheduling, coordinating, and/or inspecting; AND 2.) Contract administration.

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

Additional Information:

  • Position is permanent Interdisciplinary (Project Engineer) GS-12 at Offutt AFB, NE
  • GS-12 Salary ranges from: $74,725 to $97,145 per year.
  • Must supply the resume, transcript, and proof of current/active PE License to be considered. Failure to provide the required information could result in the loss of consideration for the position.
  • Applicants must send resumes and transcripts to james.e.hall2@usace.army.mil through 20-Aug-2019

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

 

Interdisciplinary - Project Engineer (GS-12)

This is an announcement for a Term Not-To-Exceed 2 years (Direct Hire) GS-12 Interdisciplinary (Project Engineer), Flood Recovery Construction Office, Construction Division, Offutt AFB, NE.

JOB INFORMATION: Works under direct supervision of Resident Engineer or Area Engineer and is furnished information and instructions regarding overall functions of the job, delegated authorities, liaison with military and civilian representatives, and other similar data. Responsible for the performance of office and field general engineering duties associated with construction of civil projects. Ensure requirements are properly described in contract documents and constructed in accordance with contract plans, specifications, and safety requirements. Make field visits to construction sites to perform plan-in-hand surveys, obtain data on field conditions, observe construction activities, and perform post-completion inspections. Investigate general engineering aspects of projects. Coordinate with other engineers responsible for design and in field offices to ensure constructability of the proposed construction projects. Prepare and review construction schedules. Prepare and review construction phasing plans and testing requirements. Evaluate as-designed documents for possible Value Engineering studies, clarity of requirements, enforceability, understandability, bid ability, and ease of administration. Review drawings and specifications for adequacy of design. Recommend necessary changes or improvements. Furnish technical advice to design and field engineers on possible approaches to the solution of specific design and construction problems. Participate in determination of acquisition strategies for construction contracts. Recommend revisions or improvements to guidelines, regulations, and guide specifications for construction contracts.

POSITION: 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.

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-12:  Must have one year of specialized engineering experience, equivalent to the GS-11 in Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as: 1.) Working various phases of construction such as planning, scheduling, coordinating, and/or inspecting; AND 2.) Contract administration.

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

Additional Information:

  • Position is Term Not-To-Exceed 2 years, Interdisciplinary (Project Engineer) GS-12 at Offutt AFB, NE
  • GS-12 Salary ranges from: $74,725 to $97,145 per year.
  • Must supply the resume, transcript, and proof of current/active PE License to be considered. Failure to provide the required information could result in the loss of consideration for the position.
  • Applicants must send resumes and transcripts to james.e.hall2@usace.army.mil through 20-Aug-2019

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

 

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)

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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Those actions appropriate to overcome the effects of past or present practices, policies, or other barriers to equal employment opportunity. 29 CFR 1608
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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