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    The PDP is designed to introduce candidates to the technical, administrative, and program management aspects of highway engineering in the agency. During this developmental program, the employee will be expected to complete three major components including apprentice experience, developmental assignments, and a professional development academy.

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    Responsibilities

    The candidate participates in the FHWA’s Professional Development Program (PDP). The PDP is designed to introduce candidates to the technical, administrative, and program management aspects of highway engineering in the agency. During this developmental program, the employee will be expected to complete three major components including apprentice experience, developmental assignments, and a professional development academy.  The apprentice experience will occur in both the  FHWA’s Federal-Aid Division Offices and Federal Lands Highway (FLH) Division Offices where the candidate receives on-the-job training through a structured set of learning experiences described in the participant’s developmental plan. Several developmental assignment options may include the following: design, construction, project development, environment, safety, pavements, materials, research, ITS, bridge, traffic operations, hydraulics, preventive maintenance, access management, utilities and R/W, planning, surveys, geotechnical, value engineering, etc.

    The ideal candidate has completed a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering within the last two years (veterans have up to six years) of the closing date of the announcement or are current graduate degree students, who are anticipating graduation in Summer 2019.

    Students enrolled in a qualifying degree program can apply if the anticipated graduation date is within six months of closing date of the announcement. Graduation transcript must be received before start date.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position requires occasional travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • 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/534589100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.