Nuclear Engineer Recent Graduate, GS-0840-09 (RG-AG) Job in Lakewood, Colorado – Department of the Interior



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Nuclear Engineer Recent Graduate, GS-0840-09 (RG-AG) – Lakewood, Colorado
Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 13608
Start Date: 11/05/2018
End Date: 11/16/2018

Qualification Summary
Eligibility RequirementsIn order to be eligible for an appointment under the Pathways Recent Graduate Program you must meet the following requirements: You must be a recent graduate who has completed, within the previous two years, an associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution such as an accredited technical or vocational school; a 2- or 4-year college or university; a graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school); or a post-secondary home school curriculum. Note: Certificate program is defined as post-secondary education in a qualifying educational institution equal to at least one academic year of full-time study that’s part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum. OR
You must be currently enrolled in a qualifying degree program as described above AND expect to complete your degree requirements no later than May2019. If you do not complete your degree requirements by May 2019 you will be ineligible for consideration under this program.
Veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation begin their 2-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty; however, eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed 6 years from the date on which the degree or certificate was obtained.The date of release or discharge from active duty should be later than the date the degree or certificate was obtained. Qualification RequirementsBASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:All applicants must meet A or B below to satisfy the basic education requirement at all grade levels:A. 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; ORB. 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:
1. 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.2. Written Test — Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)2 examination or any other written test required for professionalregistration by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico.3. 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.4. 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.)GS-09:In addition to the basic education requirement stated above, applicants must meet at least one of the following to qualify for the GS-09 level:A. One year of appropriate specialized experience that is equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in the Federal service. Examples of qualifying specialized experience includes: assisting in the maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment of a nuclear reactor; monitoring reactor operations such as startup, power level change and shutdown; protection of personnel/public from hazardous radiation; keeping records and logbook entries of all aspects of rector usage; following safety precautions for radioactive handling and dealing with contamination;ORB. Successful completion of 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education (36 semester hours/54 quarter hours) leading to a master`s degree or equivalent graduate degree in engineering or a related field which provided the knowledge, skills and abilities for the position; ORC. Equivalent combination of successfully completed graduate level education, as described above, and professional engineering experience, as described above(CLICKHEREFOR DETAILS ON HOW TO COMBINE GRADUATE EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE); OR
D. Combination of superior academic achievement in a professional engineering curriculum AND 1 year appropriate professional experience which provided the knowledge, skills and abilities for the position(CLICKHEREFOR MORE INFORMATION ON SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT); OR
E. Successful completion of a 5-year program of study of at least 160 semester hours leading to a bachelor`s degree in engineering AND 1 year of appropriate professional experience which provided the knowledge, skills and abilities for the positions.All applicants must meet qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

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