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    Summary

    The incumbent supervises area-wide engineering staff and is responsible for all NRCS engineering activity in the Area including training, quality assurance, and technical assistance. As a member of the Area Staff, the incumbent is responsible for coordinating activities with State, Federal, Tribal and local agency personnel, consultants, local land use planners and developers, and representatives of units of government.

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    Responsibilities

    • Supervises the planning, design and construction of engineering practices such as water management, animal waste management, erosion control, flood control, wetland creation of restoration, and other conservation practices.
    • Interprets plans and specifications for contractors, solving problems at local level as to proper interpretation of specifications.
    • Serves as or directs the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) for the administration of construction contracts.
    • Makes site investigations and feasibility studies; field checks designs of structural works of improvement prior to contracting; prepares or reviews field designs and preliminary and final drawings and specifications.
    • Performs supervisory responsibilities by providing technical and administrative direction to a staff consisting of engineers and engineering technicians.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    0810 Civil Engineering

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