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    Summary

    This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical assistance in engineering programs.

    Due to technical difficulties affecting applicants' ability to submit applications, this announcement is being extending for an additional 5 days.

     

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    Responsibilities

    The position involves assignments in at least two of the following areas:

    Performs work related to reconnaissance of forest development roads. Establishes control points and route grade lines. Collects data on soil, topography, gradient, stream location, and related physical characteristics. Makes computations from tables to estimate road location. Marks and records control points. May participate in the road survey as a skilled crew member or party chief, or may inspect the performance of contract surveyors.

    Assists in the design of roads and related structures such as culverts and retaining walls. Collects, computes, and analyzes data from field notes. Prepares, inspects, and processes data using computerized road design systems. Reviews printouts, cross sections, and profiles; recommends traverses, gradients, culvert locations, and other aspects of the final road design. May serve as an expert draftsperson, preparing final plans and drawings for review by the designer.

    Performs routine inspection of construction activities. Collects and analyzes materials samples; measures characteristics such as road widths, culverts, and slope. Compares findings with plans and contract specifications, reporting the results to the COR or ER.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per work assignment.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    05

  • Job family (Series)

    0802 Engineering Technical

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/509541800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.