Civil Engineer - DIRECT HIRE

Posted on Sep 18, 2021 via USAJobs

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army

Sacramento, CA  |  #engineering #government

 


About the Position: Serve as a developmental Civil Engineer, performing duties (with increasing levels of responsibility) on complex projects within the District's Civil Works or MILCON Program.

PLEASE NOTE: Recruitment incentives, including student loan repayment, may be offered to highly qualified candidates.

Direct Hire Authority for Certain Personnel of the Department of Defense (1109).

NOTE: This is a developmental position.

The duties of this position lead to the full performance level of GS-0810-12.

Incumbent may be appointed to the GS-05, GS-07, GS-09 (depending on qualifications).

Incumbent may be non-competitively promoted to the next higher grade upon (1) meeting all regulatory requirements; (2) certification by the supervisor of successful performance; (3) completion of all training requirements; and (4) the availability of work at the next higher grade level.

Promotion is not automatic.

NOTE:n-First review of completed application packets will be approximately 3-4 weeks after the opening date of this announcement.n-After first review, completed application packets will be reviewed and referred to the selecting official at management's request.

These reviews may take place once or twice per month.n-Final Closing Date: 31 December 2021 (subject to change) Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and 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.

Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Basic Requirement for Civil Engineer (0810):nPlease refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Engineering Series for education requirements.

(NOTE: Applicants MUST submit/upload a copy of the transcripts with the application package.

For application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.) In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Minimum Qualifications for the GS-05: Education: Meet or exceed the education as listed in the Basic Requirement for Environmental Engineer (link above).

Minimum Qualifications for the GS-07: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes assisting with the design of civil engineering projects, and writing and reviewing engineering related reports to ensure compliance with requirements.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).

OR Education: One full year of graduate level education in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Construction Engineering, Engineering Geology or related discipline.

OR Superior Academic Achievement.

In order to be creditable under this provision, Superior Academic Achievement must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled, such as that identified in Education above.

Superior Academic Achievement is based on:n(1) Class Standing - Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses; ORn(2) Grade-Point Average (G.P.A.) - Applicants must have a grade-point average of either (a) 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B" or better) as recorded on your official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or (b) 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.; ORn(3) Honor Society Membership - Applicants may be considered eligible based on membership in one of the approved national scholastic honor societies listed by the Association of College Honor Societies (https://www.achsnatl.org/).

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.

Minimum Qualifications for the GS-09: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes working on projects with regular guidance from senior engineers, collecting data through field activities, and assisting with the preparation of reports, plans and other project documentation.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).

OR Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 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, such as Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Construction Engineering, Engineering Geology or related discipline.

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) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18.

Add the two percentages.


Deadline: 2021-12-31T22:59:00.9970 (103 days left)
Salary: 39K-73K Per Year
Location: Sacramento, CA

How to Apply

Please login or download the free Serefind app and access the application link using requisition number 3497282.




 

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