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    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    About the Position:
    This position is developmental to the GS-12 grade level. It is located with the US Army Engineer District, Albuquerque Engineering and Construction Division, Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering Branch, Geotechnical Engineering Section, Albuquerque, New Mexico. New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment and Albuquerque is home to the International Balloon Fiesta, the most photographed event in the world.

    Extending announcement to 07-DEC-2017 due to limited applicants for consideration.

    Who May Apply:
    Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

    • 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
    • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
    • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
    • Executive Order (E.O.) 12721
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
    • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
    • Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
    • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
    • Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible
    • People with Disabilities, Schedule A
    • Postal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique Authorities
    • Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
    • Reinstatement
    • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
    • Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

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    • Conduct geotechnical evaluations and design analysis for civil engineering projects that involve the exploration, sampling and testing of soils and other earth materials.
    • Conduct field investigations of proposed project sites.
    • Develop laboratory test programs.
    • Conduct investigations to locate sources of suitable materials.
    • Conduct soil design studies. Prepare reports, estimate budgets; conduct site visits and inspections of dams and other civil works projects.
    • Review contract plans and specifications for suitability.
    • Develop foundation design recommendations for buildings and other structures.
    • Evaluate, analyze, and develop pavement designs and repairs for roadways and airfields.
    • Conduct analysis; including slope stability, seepage, and seismic analysis of dams, levees, and other earthen structures.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - This position requires Temporary Duty (TDY) up to 25% of the time in performance of duties.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates and VEOA Eligibles

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    0810 Civil Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484584800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.