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Department Of Energy General Engineer in United States

Summary DOE offers you the chance to be part of the clean energy revolution and make a difference in the fight against the climate crisis. Join the DOE Clean Energy Corps! Responsibilities This series covers positions managing, supervising, leading, and/or performing administrative and management work. Vacancies filled under this public notice may have varying levels of promotion potential and supervisory level, if any. Positions may be filled as permanent, term, or temporary with a full-time or part-time work schedule. General engineering work involves the generation and/or application of theories, principles, practical concepts, and processes related to: The science of civil engineering (including its materials, methods, systems, industry codes, and procedures) and the other traditional engineering science disciplines (e.g., mechanical, electrical, chemical); The art, techniques, and engineering design standards for the building, transportation, public works, and construction industries; Physical science disciplines (e.g., physics, chemistry, and materials science), advanced mathematics, and social science disciplines (e.g., economics and community planning); and/or Critical inquiry and scientific methodology. As a General Engineer, at minimum you will: Provide advisory services in the planning and design process, and engineering management services for design, construction, sustainment, and decommissioning projects. Interpret design documents and oversee the proper execution of construction work. Participate in original and applied research activities conducted in laboratory settings or for organizations primarily concerned with testing, technology transfer activities, materials and instrumentation development, and modeling and computational analysis. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR GS-7: You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes: Assisting in the planning and development for engineering components within assigned programs/projects.; AND Assisting in researching and gathering information to identify engineering issues which could have an impact on the program/project. OR EDUCATION: 1 year of graduate-level education OR SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: Based on a Bachelor's degree that is demonstrated through class standing (upper 1/3 of class); grade point average (3.0/4.0 overall or 3.5/4.0 in major), or election to membership in a qualifying national scholastic honor society. OR COMBINATION: You may qualify on a combination of education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the specialized experience requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the educational requirement must equal at least 100 percent. The first 18 semester hours (27 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR GS-9: You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes: Assisting in the planning, development, and implementation for engineering components within assigned programs/projects.; AND Assisting in preparing written evaluations to identify engineering inadequacies or weaknesses.; AND Assisting in identifying and resolving engineering issues which could have an impact on the program/project. OR EDUCATION: 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree. OR COMBINATION: You may qualify on a combination of education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the specialized experience requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the educational requirement must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 18 semester hours (27 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR GS-11: You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes: Providing support in the planning, development and implementation for engineering components within the assigned programs/projects.; AND Assisting with the performance of assessments and design reviews to evaluate contractor performance.; AND Preparing written evaluations to identify engineering inadequacies or weaknesses.; AND Assisting in identifying and resolving engineering issues which could have an impact on the program/project. OR EDUCATION: 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. OR COMBINATION: You may qualify on a combination of education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the specialized experience requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the educational requirement must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate level education in excess of 36 semester hours (54 quarter hours), may be used to combine education and experience. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR GS-12: You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes: Applying engineering practices to ensure the project systems meet performance objectives.; AND Planning, and conducting projects/studies to evaluate and recommend ways to improve the efficiency of operations.; AND Providing recommendations to ensure projects/programs are coordinated in an efficient and cost-effective manner.; AND Participating in the resolution of engineering issues affecting assigned project. NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-12 level. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR GS-13: You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes: Conducting engineering research and studies to determine and recommend appropriate solutions to issues, interpret designs, and evaluate adequacy.; AND Conducting projects and /or studies within established financial and time constraints.; AND Developing and utilizing data collection techniques to assess project and program effectiveness.; AND Interpreting and evaluating engineering drawings, specifications, and technical data packages. NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-13 level. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR GS-14: You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes: Analyzing the application of engineering experimental theories and/or new applications and developments for research and development.; AND Developing strategies and tactics for future engineering activities and to meet technology development goals.; AND Developing requirements, long term goals, objectives, and schedules for the accomplishment of applied research and development, and deployment of technologies.; AND Preparing briefings, presentations, newsletters, and other communications to convey the status of research, project, or program. NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-14 level. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR GS-15: You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes: Developing and documenting research plans including associated budget plans in a timely manner.; AND Monitoring engineering projects and providing high-level guidance to help resolve any project-related issues, including project modifications.; AND Developing and negotiating major agreements with other government agencies in the assigned new business areas.; AND Clarifying and making authoritative recommendations leading to decision making and resolution of critical issues.; AND Evaluating engineering issues and research results associated with the integration of technologies and recommend future program research needs. NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-15 level. "Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. OPM Qualification Standards for the GS-801 series can be found at the following website: General Engineer 0801 (opm.gov) CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section. This public notice will be used to fill multiple positions as needed, therefore referral lists may be issued daily. Applications must be submitted and qualification requirements met by 11:59 p.m. ET each day in order to be referred on any certificates issued the following day. Education You must meet the Basic Education Requirement listed below and the "Specialized Experience" to qualify for this series as described below. You must meet the Basic Education Requirement listed below in order to qualify for this series. Degree: Engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by 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: Professional registration or licensure -- Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT)1, 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. Written Test -- Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)2 examination or any other written test required for professional registration by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. 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 the basic requirements under paragraph A. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program as described in paragraph A. 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 bachelor's 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. (The above examples of related curricula are not all-inclusive.) This vacancy has a positive education requirement. Failure to provide copies of your college transcripts may result in a rating of "Ineligible". Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website. If substituting education for specialized experience you must submit proof of your qualifying education. Failure to provide college transcripts may result in a rating of 'Ineligible'. Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website. Additional Information The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across DOE. For general information on government-wide Telework polices visit: www.telework.gov Status and Non-Status applicants from outside DOE selected under these authorities are required to serve a mandatory one (1) year probationary period. A DOE career status employee selected for this position may be required to serve a new one (1) year probationary period, pursuant to 5 CFR 315.802. If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section. This public notice is to gather applications that may or may not result in a referral or selection. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time of your application. More than one selection may be made under these hiring authorities. Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year. Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation. Positions may be filled at varying levels of leadership, ie Team Lead, Manager, Supervisor. Supervisory positions may require a 1-year probationary period, if not yet completed. New employees to the Department of Energy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website. All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register. If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government. EEO Policy: USAJOBS Help Center - Equal employment opportunity policy Reasonable Accommodation Policy: USAJOBS Help Center - Reasonable accommodation policy Veterans Information: USAJOBS Help Center - Veterans Selective Service Registration: http://www.sss.gov/ The Fair Chance Act prohibits specific inquiries concerning an applicant's criminal or credit background unless the hiring agency has made a conditional offer of employment to the applicant. An applicant may submit a complaint to the agency within 30 calendar days of the date of alleged non-compliance by completing the Fair Chance Act Intake Form and submitting it to the Administrative Investigations Program at AdministrativeInvestigations@hq.doe.gov.

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