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    If you would like to be a part of a Federal organization dedicated to serving our Nation and those who defend it, consider a career with the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Our vision is to be a model oversight organization in the Federal Government by leading changes, speaking truth, and promoting excellence. A diverse organization, working together as one professional team and recognized in our field. The agency promotes integrity, accountability and improvement of critical DoD programs and operations to support mission accomplishment and to serve the public interest.

    The Office of Policy and Oversight provides oversight and policy for DoD audit and investigative activities, conducts engineering assessments of DoD programs, provides technical advice and support to DoD OIG projects, and operates the DoD OIG subpoena and contractor disclosure programs.

    As provided within Section 8L of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, the Lead IG is charged with comprehensive oversight, planning, and reporting responsibilities to include the publication of a Joint Strategic Oversight Plan for the designated overseas contingency operations (OCO) Operations Inherent Resolve (OIR) and Freedom's Sentinel (OFS).

    The Technical Assessment Directorate provides technical advice and support to the DoD by conducting independent evaluations and inspections to improve United State Government (USG) funded programs and operations while also providing a wide range of analytical support on all phases of Inspector General oversight where engineering techniques and methods are in use. The incumbent serves as an engineer assigned to a team conducting independent assessments and providing expert technical advice and support related to construction, safety, fire suppression, electrical and related activities at overseas contingency operation locations funded by the USG. This work is in direct support of the Lead Inspector General for contingency operations, such as Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

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    Serves as the technical authority for multiple disciplines of engineering to encompass Systems, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering.
    Designs and conducts independent and objective technical evaluations and inspections, primarily involving complex engineering systems to include fire protection, and building construction.
    Participates in investigations, audits, evaluations, and inspections on design, manufacturing, production testing, and quality of complex weapon systems.
    Participates in or leads technical evaluations and inspections with emphasis on multiple disciplines of engineering.
    Assembles and compiles data for analysis, tabulation, charts, and graphs.
    Develops proposed findings and recommendations resulting from evaluations and inspections on design, manufacturing, production testing, and quality of complex weapon systems.
    Prepares and presents reports of analyses, evaluations, and inspections on design, manufacturing, production testing, and quality of complex weapon systems.
    Maintains and expands knowledge of multiple engineering disciplines and related engineering analysis with respect to design, manufacturing, production testing, and quality of complex weapon systems.
    Establishes and maintains effective liaison and coordination with representatives of government and industry organizations.
    Employees will be required to travel to contingency operation locations, such as Southwest Asia. Travel will generally be between 2-6 weeks, two times per year, and may include benefits, such as danger pay, post differential, and overtime. Candidates must meet specific requirements set forth by the related Combatant Command, such as CENTCOM, to be qualified to travel.

    These positions are being filled using 5 U.S. Code subsection 3161 authority. These excepted service positions are temporary and available for 13-month increments. These temporary positions may be terminated early or extended beyond the 13-month period based upon incumbent performance and the needs of the OIG.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    United States Citizens

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    0801 General Engineering

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