Job Overview

Summary

Do you want to work for an exciting educational organization, with the children of our dedicated U.S. Military members?  Our mission is to provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all students for success in a dynamic, global environment.  Come work for the Department of Defense Education Activity, Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools!

This position may be filled as a General Engineer (0801) or Civil Engineer (0810).

 

The Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) is currently accepting applications under examining authority of 10 U.S.C., Section 2164, for the above position(s) in DDESS Schools.

 

Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is a DoD Field Activity responsible for the oversight of two school systems, the Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DoDDS) and the Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary & Secondary Schools (DDESS).   DoDEA employs more than 15,000 individuals responsible for educating approximately 90,000 students in 12 foreign countries, seven states, Guam, and Puerto Rico.   The mission of DoDEA is to provide a quality education from pre-kindergarten through grade twelve for the eligible minor family members of DoD military and civilian personnel on official assignments.

 

If you are a Current, Permanent Federal Civil Service Employee, you may also apply under Job Announcement  # 13-PTC-098I.

 

Serves as the Facilities Engineer, program manager/coordinator and technical advisor, responsible for all life cycle phases of the total educational facilities program for assigned schools.

 

Duties

Serves as the Facilities Engineer, program manager/coordinator and technical advisor, responsible for all life cycle phases of the total educational facilities program for assigned schools. This includes development and preparation of facilities surveys/assessments, space evaluations and utilization studies, planning and programming documents as well as preparation, maintenance, and revision of five year master plans for each assigned area/school. Responsible for selection and/or coordination of new facilities sites to be within the guidelines of military master plans. Works with the appropriate military services' facilities engineering corps to determine the most effective course of action to execute major military construction (MILCON) to include, if applicable, host nation coordination.

Oversees minor construction, and sustainment/renovation and modernization (S/RM) projects.  Reviews construction phase shop drawings. Manages the budget and disbursal of project funds. Serves as organizational point of contact on assigned projects. Works with the staff of the Director, district superintendents, school principals, military commanders, military services' facilities engineering corps, contracted private architect-engineer (A-E) consultants, vendors, construction contractors, host nation engineers and officials, if applicable, and others throughout the life cycle of assigned facilities projects within the assigned area of responsibility. 
 

Duties are divided among a variety of areas: (1) Planning, design review, and construction projects (2) Sustainment/renovation and modernization (S/RM) projects (3) Coordination (4) Special projects and (5) Reports.