General Engineer Job in Multiple Locations – Department of Transportation

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The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Transportation. The opening is for a General Engineer in Multiple Locations Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

General Engineer – Multiple Locations
Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
Job ID: 8606
Start Date: 10/11/2018
End Date: 10/22/2018

Qualification Summary
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet either the education or experience qualifications for the grade at which you are requesting consideration.MANDATORY EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
All applicants must meet one of the following requirements to qualify for consideration for an engineering position: Successful completion of a professional engineering degree at an accredited university or college. OR Have a combination of college level education or training AND technical experience that has furnished you with (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional 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 as an engineer.
Evidence of Passing the Engineer-in-Training Written Test.
Successful documented completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences as described by OPM.
Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor’s degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field and at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. NOTE: This is a TERM appointment (not-to-exceed 2 years). Term appointments are non-status, nonpermanent appointments of limited duration (more than 1 year but not more than 4). Term employees are eligible to earn leave and generally have the same benefits as permanent employees including health and life insurance, within-grade increases and Federal Employees Retirement System and Thrift Savings Plan coverage. Term appointments may be extended without further competition (up to the 4-year maximum). The appointment to a Term position does not confer eligibility for promotion or reassignment to other positions or the ability to be non-competitively converted to permanent employment.
Please review the OPM page on specifics about required curriculum and for more information on qualifications, please visit GS-800: All Professional Engineering Positions qualifications.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:To qualify for the GS-09 on Experience, you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-07, which includes the following: Experience applying engineering design and construction principles and procedures related to public works construction projects including costs of alternate construction techniques. To qualify for the GS-09 on Education alone, you must have: At least 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree or have been awarded a master’s or equivalent graduate degree.You can also qualify based on a combination of graduate education and experience. This must be fully supported by your resume and transcripts, provided with your application. To qualify on for the GS-11 on Experience, you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-09, which includes the following: Experience applying engineering design and construction principles and procedures related to public works construction projects including costs of alternate construction techniques.
Experience in technical writing, preparing technical reports and presenting the contents to management. To qualify for the GS-11 on Education alone, you must have: 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
You can also qualify based on a combination of higher level graduate education and experience. This must be fully supported by your resume and transcripts, provided with your application. To qualify on for the GS-12 on Experience,you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-11, which includes the following: Experience applying engineering design and construction principles and procedures related to public works construction projects including costs of alternate construction techniques.
Experiencein technical writing, preparing technical reports and presenting the contents to management.
Experience providing technical guidance on multi-million-dollar public works construction projects.
Experience analyzing engineering options to include extensions or modifications of construction projects. You cannot qualify on education at this level, you must have experience. To qualify on for the GS-13 on Experience,you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-12, which includes the following:You cannot qualify on education at this level, you must have experience. 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). 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.For additional information about applying to Federal positions, please click on the following link:https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4Students enrolled in a qualifying degree program can apply if the anticipated graduation date is within six months of closing date of the announcement. Graduation transcript must be received before start date. Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

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