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    This position functions as a Project/Resident Engineer on delegated construction projects at the Central Virginia VA Health Care System, Richmond, VA. The General Engineer is responsible for the engineering analysis, development, design of and the preparation of complete plans and specifications for new work and improvements.

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    Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Manages engineering design phases of complex construction, extension, alteration, demolition, maintenance and repair projects for the Medical Center;
    • Surveys the existing job conditions and confers with requesting medical center personnel to determine exact scope of project, phasing, impact on other medical services and other specific design requirements;
    • Performs electrical, mechanical, civil, and utility designs/layouts, complete with specifications;
    • Reviews A/E drawings for fire, safety, OSHA, and other external reviewing authority standards;
    • Develops and prepares cost estimates for competitive bidding for a variety of multi­complex construction projects;
    • Checks and analyzes submitted drawings of contractors for completeness, correctness, and compliance with contract specifications and drawings;
    • Performs field surveys and investigations to collect data;
    • Studies contract plans and specifications;
    • Investigates a variety of construction problems;
    • Writes inspection reports, proposal requests, memos, and letters relating to the construction contracts;
    • Prepares and reviews monthly progress reports and processing payment estimates, reviewing and recommending approval of contractor's submittals and numerous other tasks involved in contract supervision and administration; and
    • Performs other duties as assigned
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm. Must have the flexibility to work outside the normal tour of duty which may include weekends and holidays, when required for project management and/or educational purposes.
    Position Description Title/PD#: General Engineer/ 02508A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized. Up to $10,000
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/604891700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.