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 the Interior. The opening is for a Civil Engineer in Las Vegas, Nevada Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Civil Engineer – Las Vegas, Nevada
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 480110Start Date: 07/12/2021End Date: 07/26/2021
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements – please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience. This position has a Positive Education Requirement (see below Education section for requirements) At the GS-11 Level: Meet the Basic Requirements (see education section) AND one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience may include program management, engineering design, completing contract documents across a wide range of civil engineering disciplines, conducting condition assessments of infrastructure assets (i.e. bridges, dams, roads), conducting field inspections, and drafting reports; OR meet the basic requirement AND completed 3 years of graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or equivalent doctoral degree in engineering; OR have an equivalent combination of additional education and experience described above (see education). Combination of Education and Experience: You may meet qualifications requirement for this position with an equivalent combination of specialized experience and appropriate graduate education. Graduate level education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. 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. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Physical Demands: Physical demands are varied. Assignments involve office work entailing periods of intense concentration while working on problems, reports, calculations, etc. The position also requires good physical conditioning for review, inspection, and construction work in the field. Required to complete field surveys involving walking, climbing over steep, rocky terrain, hauling instruments and other engineering equipment and supplies, as well as long hours of driving over rough roads. Work Environment: Environment varies from working in a heated or air-conditioned office to performing outside assignments in temperatures ranging from over 100 degrees in summer to below zero during winter months. Outside work terrain may involve brushy, wet, steep, rocky terrain or rough or flat arid desert or grasslands. Travel in snow, rain, or on muddy roads may create hazardous driving conditions. In addition to weather, field hazards may include snakes, poisonous plants, and insects. The incumbent spends a considerable amount of time working in the field. Travel to remote sites with overnight stays during the field season may be common.
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