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    Summary

    About the Position: This is a Mechanical Engineer, GS-0830-12 position with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, Engineering and Construction Division located in Fort Worth, TX. The position is full-time and permanent.

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    Responsibilities

    • Studies, analyzes and reports on mechanical and fire protection features of biddability, constructability, operability, environmental and sustainability (BCOES) documents.
    • Studies and analyzes construction plans and specifications to become thoroughly familiar with contract requirements.
    • Performs periodic surveillance of Contractors control of construction quality and quality management, serving in the capacity of Quality Assurance Representative.
    • Performs construction inspections at sufficient intervals to determine that the technical requirements of the plans, specifications and other pertinent documents are being adhered to.
    • Reviews Contractors on-going quality control procedures for adequacy and compares Contractors daily documentation of inspections made and corrective actions, if any, against the actual quality of work noted.
    • Issues notices of any deficient Contractor work or procedures to the Corps of Engineers project representatives for corrective action by the Contractors.
    • Accepts mechanical and fire protection materials, equipment and installations and rejects any mechanical or fire protection work which is not in conformance with contract provisions.
    • Performs detailed reviews of Contractor furnished test reports, particularly reports of field tests on HVAC systems, heating system and major items of equipment such as heating boilers, water chilling machines, sprinkler systems and fire alarms.
    • Develops procedures for testing unique and/or critical mechanical and fire protection systems, subsystems and equipment in order to measure and evaluate operating characteristics and capacities.
    • Evaluates proposed design changes and cost estimates pertaining to mechanical and fire protection features of the work and makes recommendations to the Area/Resident Engineer or the District Office.
    • Provides training and mentoring in the areas of mechanical and fire protection engineering to District and Field Office staff.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Business Travel (TDY) may be required up to 30% of the time.

    Supervisory status

    No

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/500675100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.