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    Summary

    The incumbent assists the area/zone or similar engineer and is responsible for providing basic technical guidance and in-the overall planning, design, installation, and maintenance of the engineering phases of soil and water conservation practices.

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    Responsibilities

    • Coordinates and supervises the planning, design and construction of engineering practices such as water management, animal waste management, erosion control, flood control, and other conservation practices needing engineering guidance.
    • Plans and conducts pre-bid site showing, approves Construction Oversight construction schedules, monitors work for compliance with plans and specification and contract requirements.
    • Directs the quality assurance program and supervises the government technicians and/or inspectors. Performs other duties related to construction contract compliance including, invoice verification, plan estimate and contract modification.
    • Serves as or directs the Contracting Officer?s Representative (COR).
    • Directs and performs site investigations and feasibility studies; field checks and field construction checks for conservation practice installations.
    • Recommends changes in designs, specifications, and schedule to accommodate conditions at the construction site, availability of materials, or to expedite construction.
    • Coordinates and conducts necessary quality assurance reviews of planned, designed, and constructed engineering projects in the assigned area or state.
    • Provides technical guidance and training to personnel in the area of all engineering practices and in the use and care of engineering equipment.
    • Enlists the aid of appropriate specialist in conducting training when necessary. Serves as training location leader for newly hired NRCS engineers and technicians.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544656200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.