Civil Engineer - DIRECT HIRE

Posted on Aug 02, 2021 via USAJobs

International Boundary and Water Commission: United States and Mexico, Other Agencies and Independen

El Paso, TX  |  #engineering #government


Performs a wide variety of Program Management and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) support duties; assists Area Operations Managers with field office operations; Serves as alternate Program Manager for the Safety of Dams (SOD) Program; Oversees the operation and maintenance of water conveyance and flood control structures as part of the core mission.

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.

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).

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

In addition to meeting the Basic Requirements listed under the Education section, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: applying professional knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques of civil engineering to review reports, scopes of work, independent cost estimates, project specifications, and project drawings to assist with technical analyses; planning, programing, and budgeting design efforts and project execution for wastewater treatment plants; coordinating the development of specifications, installation, operation, and maintenance of a radio communication system; reviewing and updating operations and maintenance project manuals for dams, power plants, flood control structures, levee structures, and/or wastewater treatment plant facilities; assisting in the determination of basic specifications for engineering heavy equipment such as dozers, scrapers, tractors, and/or mowers; and possessing professional knowledge of hydraulic engineering principles, concepts, theories, techniques, and methods to conduct hydrologic studies as they relate to floods, flood control, and reservoir operations.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GG/GS-11).

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.

For the GG-0810-12 grade level, you must meet the specialized experience qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

A Quality Ranking Factor (QRF) is a specific qualification an applicant may possess that would enhance performance in a position.

This position has a Quality Ranking Factor defined as: Possess knowledge of conversational Spanish sufficient to communicate effectively with Mexican government officials.

For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website: Your resume must have complete information: Please ensure your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer.

In describing your experience, please be clear and specific.

It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total hours worked per week).

If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position.

Part-Time or Unpaid Experience: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience.

Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities.

To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the number of hours per week spent in such employment.

Deadline: 2021-12-31 (150 days left)
Salary: 77K-100K Per Year

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