US Army Corps of Engineers
- Resolving complicated issues concerning major construction projects and administering construction contracts. Construction features include dormitories, barracks, dining halls, hangers, and vehicle maintenance facilities.
- Ensures that all materials are in compliance with plans and specifications and approve shop drawings. Supervise work layout and inspect all work in progress.
- Authorizes changes to coordinate with Contractor personnel or Resident Engineer. Conduct quality control operations to produce work conformance. Review safety plans and advise resident engineer of recommendations.
- Provides input for monthly updates and change orders.
- Makes recommendations concerning contract requirements and request for proposals. Inspect safety precautions and suggest remedial measures as required.
- Inspects safety precautions and suggest remedial measures as required.
- Verifies accuracy of pay estimates and advise on discrepancies.
Conditions of Employment
- SECURITY CLEARANCE – This position has been designated as non-critical sensitive as defined in DoD 5200.2-R. The incumbent is required to possess or obtain, and maintain for the duration of employment, a Secret security clearance.
- EMERGENCY ESSENTIAL – The incumbent is required to perform the duties and requirements of the position in the event of a crisis until relieved by proper authority. Essential Position Agreement, DD Form 2365, must be completed prior to deployment.
- IMMUNIZATION SCREENING – This position requires immunization with the complete Anthrax vaccination series and subsequent annual boosters.
- MEDICAL EXAMINATION – This position requires you to satisfactorily complete a medical examination for deployment.
- PASSPORT and VISA – This position requires the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain an official US passport and VISA as applicable based on duty location.
- WORK SCHEDULE – This position may entail extended work shifts that last 12-16 hours a day. Lack of sleep may occur due to long working hours.
- LIVING CONDITIONS – The incumbent’s living conditions range from having all basic amenities such as including utilities like: light, power, water, and refrigeration; to having none of these amenities.
NOTE: This position will have an initial cut-off for referral 2 weeks from date announcement opens; applicants who apply on or before the cut-off date of 24 Jan 2023 will be considered first. Applications will be reviewed and referred for selection as vacancies occur within the organization.
- If you are a current Army employee, this will be a temporary reassignment, promotion or change to lower grade.
- If you are a 30% Disabled Veteran or Schedule A eligible, you will be placed on an appointment not to exceed 1 year, with possible extension up to an additional year.
- If you are an Army employee who does NOT have current competitive status, return placement to your permanent position cannot be guaranteed upon the end of your deployment tour. USACE will not be responsible for placement once your deployment tour ends.
- All deployment tours are limited to a maximum length of 2 years total unless Mission changes require and extension approval is acquired**
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See
- 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
- Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
- Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
- People with Disabilities, Schedule A
In order to qualify, you must meet the 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
To qualify for the GS-12 based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as experience to manage and monitor military construction projects in an oversea area; inspect materials and workmanship assuring adherence to safety practices; observe and investigate all construction phases to ensure compliance with contract schedules and specifications for various construction contracts; prepares briefings, status reports, and correspondence to ensure understanding and acceptance of findings and recommendations.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service GS-11.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
- Building and Construction
- Oral Communication
- Quality Assurance
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone–no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
- Position may require employee to wear uniform and/or protective clothing.
- This is a Career Program (CP) 18 – Engineers & Scientists (Construction) position.
- Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
- If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
- Overseas unaccompanied tour. Family members (spouse, children) will not be allowed to accompany the selectee to the duty location of this position.
- TDY Contingency Operations deployment benefits:
- TDY Contingency Operations deployment locations and entitlements:
To apply for this job please visit www.usajobs.gov.