Job Overview

Summary

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is the lead agency for the United States in carrying on a government-to-government relationship with the tribal nations. A challenging and dynamic place to work, it enhances the quality of life, promotes economic opportunity, and carries out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.

Civil Engineer (HIGHWAY),
GS-0810-11/12, #3720019A,

Office of the Deputy Director,
Division of Transportation, Branch of Construction,
Muskogee, Oklahoma


GS-12: $69,497 - $90,344 Per Annum
GS-11: $57,982 - $75,376 Per Annum

 

NOTE: APPLICANTS WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED UNDER THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE CONSIDERED AND NEED NOT RE-APPLY UNDER THIS READVERTISEMENT.  THIS POSITION IS ALSO BEING ADVERTISED UNDER MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER MU-14-25 READV.  STATUS APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH MERIT PROMOTION AND COMPETITIVE PROCEDURES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH ANNOUNCEMENT.

 

INDIAN PREFERENCE: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification of Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian Preference eligibles that are not currently employed with the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7).

 


Duties

NOTE: If the position is filled at a lower grade level, subsequent promotion to the next grade level will be processed without further competition under the Merit Promotion Program at such time as performance and qualification requirements are met and classification review discloses the duties being performed properly warrant classification to the next higher grade level.


SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

As part of the application process, you are required to respond to a series of questions designed to assess your possession of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

 

  • Serves as the on-site construction engineer of the Eastern Oklahoma Region, Division of Transportation Services (DOTS).
  • Coordinates the field activities for the Construction Branch, DOTS. 
  • Assists in coordinating and monitoring construction projects that may occur simultaneously.
  • Employee is the primary engineer on-site in most cases, ensuring that the professional and technical aspects of the proposed or actual construction requirements and specifications are being met.

Travel Required

  • 75% or Greater
  • REQUIRED TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE IN THE PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL BE AUTHORIZED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATIONS.