About the Position: This position is being filled under the Direct Hire Authority for Post-Secondary Students and Recent Graduates.Learn more about this agency
This is an open continuous job advertisement. Applicants will be referred as a vacancy becomes available. Resumes of by-name requests must be received during open period. Final application disposition will be completed once all positions have been filled or the advertisement reaches the end of the open period stated.
As an entry level engineer at the GS-5, GS-7 or GS-9 level you will participate in developmental assignments and training designed to extend your educational background and learn the requirements of the Corps' professional environment. This developmental program includes rotational assignments through various organizational elements in the New Orleans District as well as formal training courses. As you progress through the program you will be assigned progressively more complex assignments supporting management of water resources projects for navigation, hydroelectric power, water supply, ecosystem restoration, recreation, and flood risk management.
Progression from the entry-level to the target level will depend on successful completion of all requirements for promotion. Promotions may be considered after a year at each grade level, but are not guaranteed to occur on a specific time schedule.
Examples of full performance positions:
Civil Engineer (Construction): Work may involve construction of levees, flood walls, box culverts, channel diversion structures, sanitary and storm sewers, pumping plants bridge construction, landscaping, and operations and maintenance of locks, dams and recreational facilities. Multi-million dollar contracts involving prime contractor, sub-contractor, suppliers, and cost-reimbursable contracts with railroads, highways, and utilities may be involved.
Civil Engineer (Geotechnical): Work in support of geotechnical design program, which involves the soils, foundations and materials aspects of civil works water resources projects.
Civil Engineer (Hydraulics): Analyzes hydraulic and hydrologic problems involved in flood protection planning, including the determination of design water surface profiles and interior flood control facilities pertinent to the study area. Prepares basic analytical data required for use in designing flood control reservoir and appurtenant features.
Civil Engineer (Structural): Planning, coordinating, preparing, and reviewing structural engineering, design, and technical specifications. Examples include: flood control projects; navigation projects; river and harbor projects; recreation projects; environmental preservation and restoration projects; and military projects and special assignments from other Districts and other Government agencies.
Civil Engineer (Project/Program Management): Manage quality management, continuous process improvement, knowledge management, and value engineering programs.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/560391400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.