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    WHAT DOES AN ELECTRICAL ENGINEER DO? As an Electrical Engineer you will be responsible for planning, coordinating and executing, data analysis, resource management and preparing briefings, reports and recommendations. In this role, you will design, coordinate and provide technical consulting for a broad range of electrical engineering projects, applying technical expertise to the identification, planning, acquisition, design and installation of unique electrical power, communication and computer systems. You will assess the ramifications, advisability and impact of electrical engineering projects, providing information and recommending actions to proactively prevent problems. In this position you will be required to develop contract specifications or scopes of work for contract work performed and serve as electrical engineering technical expert.

    As an Electrical Building Management Specialist you will:

    • Analyze, plan, program, and coordinate projects including scope of work, designs, specifications, advisability and functional impact analysis, feasibility studies, budget and cost estimates, and scheduling.
    • Review, evaluate, correct and approve design concepts, contract specifications, cost proposals including direct labor and other costs, and materials submitted for completeness, accuracy, adherence to standards, code compliance and effectiveness for project.
    • Advise key officials for electrical engineering standards.
    • Initiate electrical engineering projects, which require innovative and original concepts to enhance the customer’s improvement programs for general and special purpose type space as well as preparing and presenting status reports on assigned projects.
    • Monitor contractor’s performance of technical aspects of contract to assure that performance is strictly within the terms, conditions, and scope of contract.
    • Review contractor invoices and certify acceptance and recommend payments if they accurately reflect contract deliverables completed and accepted.
    • Conduct field investigations to obtain technical information and to inspect construction in progress to ensure compliance with contract documents. 

    If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

    WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required 6 to 10 nights per month

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0850 Electrical Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/536581700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.