Interdisciplinary (Physical Scientist/Mechanical Engineer) Job in Triadelphia, West Virginia – Department of Labor

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Interdisciplinary (Physical Scientist/Mechanical Engineer) – Triadelphia, West Virginia
Mine Safety and Health Administration, Department of Labor
Job ID: 482266
Start Date: 07/15/2021
End Date: 07/28/2021

Qualification Summary
For the GS-12 Grade Level: Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-11, in the Federal Service.
Specialized experience is defined as one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in nonroutine engineering work that required and was characterized by (1) professional knowledge of engineering; (2) professional ability to apply such knowledge to engineering problems; and (3) positive and continuing development of professional knowledge and ability.
Applicants must possess a professional working knowledge of engineering and/or physical science concepts, theories and methods used in contemporary mining and blasting technology in order to formulate and conduct investigations regarding issues related to blasting safety; evaluate explosives and/or blasting products; and providing consultation and advice regarding explosive properties, physical principles, and behavioral characteristics of blasting methods and explosive systems.
Examples of qualifying experience include: Working knowledge of engineering concepts and methods used in contemporary mining and blasting technology coupled with practical experience in mining;
Experience modifying standard testing procedures, developing new testing procedures to ensure the integrity of in-house and field testing activities;
Ability to apply scientific principles in the performance of approval processing, field and laboratory investigations and evaluations of mining equipment;
Experience applying regulatory, procedural and policy material of the Mine Act of 1977 and the 30 Code of Federal Regulations;
Experience providing engineering and scientific solutions to critical technical problems or questions relative to safety and health related features of varied and complex systems, mining equipment and explosives;
Experience in written communications in order to develop new or improved procedures, policies and testing requirements, training programs/materials, as well as, professional and scientific papers; and,
Experience utilizing oral communication skills to respond to technical inquiries, conduct presentations or providing training to others. For the GS-11 Grade Level:Applicants must possess 52 weeks of specialized experience at the next lower grade level (ie, GS-09 for GS-11) in the federal service.
Specialized experience is defined as one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in nonroutine engineering work that required and was characterized by (1) professional knowledge of engineering; (2) professional ability to apply such knowledge to engineering problems; and (3) positive and continuing development of professional knowledge and ability.
Applicants must possess a professional working knowledge of engineering concepts, principles, and practices applicable to the evaluation of a wide range of average to complex underground mining equipment and related sub-assemblies for sound engineering design, safety-related features and compliance with established criteria.
Examples of qualifying experience include: Working knowledge of engineering concepts and methods used in contemporary mining and to evaluate underground mining equipment;
Knowledge of MSHA regulatory standards, policies and practices;
Ability to apply scientific principles in the evaluation of mining equipment; and,
Experience applying regulatory, procedural and policy material of the Mine Act of 1977 and the 30 Code of Federal Regulations. OR, possess a PH.D. or equivalent doctoral degree that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.
OR, possess 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education that provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.
OR, possess 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education in general physical science or related disciplines that provided the knowledge’s, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.
OR, possess a combination of Specialized Experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in or related to the work of this position and Graduate level education that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.
OR, possess a combination of Specialized Experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in or related to the work of this position and Graduate level education in general physical science or related disciplines that provided the specific knowledge’s, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.

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