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    The position is in the Engineering Service at the Northport VA Medical Center.

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    Duties include, but may not be limited to the following:
    Project management: Assist senior staff members in planning, engineering management, operation, and overall coordination; and for providing advice, assistance and information on all matters related to assigned conventional projects of moderate complexity. Work typically requires coordination of project work requirements with other technical and administrative elements within the agency. Applies standardized knowledge of engineering principles, methods, techniques, and criteria to projects that are conventional in nature. Provides engineering services associated with job order contracting and construction to include evaluating tenant requirements; to establish scope of work; design criteria; and estimates of design time and costs; providing technical assistance to support contract administration; accomplishing study/design requirements; and preparing/coordinating design packages for renovations, repairs and or alterations. This work requires an understanding of and familiarity with the principles, methods, and techniques of various engineering disciplines with no one discipline predominating. Responsible for planning, managing, prioritizing, and providing engineering technical services to ensure the timely performance of a satisfactory amount and quality of work in an efficient manner to meet the healthcare mission;

    Customer support: Serves as a central point-of-contact for status of all engineering work requests of a short-term nature. Reviews work requests for feasibility, compliance with restrictions imposed by regulatory and statutory directives and the impact of the planned operation and maintenance of the installation;

    Technical reviews: Reviews and checks technical aspects such as drawings, specifications, quantities, costs, accuracy, completeness and conformity with requirements for planned projects where precedence has already been established;

    Long-term planning: As a team member, participates in projects of a broad and complex nature requiring approval of advanced engineering concepts by senior staff members. Assignments are routine in nature and guidance is generally available;

    The position performs other duties as assigned.

    This position involves a multi-grade career ladder. The major duties listed below represent the full performance level of GS-09. At the GS-07 and GS-08 grade levels, you will perform assignments of a more limited scope and with less independence. You will progressively acquire the background necessary to perform at the full performance level of GS-09. Promotion is at the discretion of the supervisor and is contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of higher-level work, and availability of funds.

    Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8am-4:30pm
    Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0802 Engineering Technical

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