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    Salary:
    GS-09: $58,585 (Step 01) to $76,160 (Step 10);
    GS-11: $70,883 (Step 01) to $92,153 (Step 10);
    NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.



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    Responsibilities

    As a Civil Engineer within the Geologic Hazards Science Center , some of your specific duties will include:

    • Planning and conducting field-based monitoring of active landslides and marginally stable slopes.
    • Compiling, managing, analyzing, and reporting scientific data and information acquired from field investigations.
    • Managing a landslide instrumentation laboratory and coordinating the procurement, transportation, and use of landslide monitoring instrumentation and equipment.
    • Configuring, assembling, programming, calibrating, installing, and maintaining monitoring system components, including electronic sensors, data loggers, power components, and telecommunications gear.
    The work regularly combines both office and field assignments. Field work requires physical exertion, such as long periods of standing, or recurring and considerable walking, stooping, bending, crouching, crawling, and climbing such as in regular and periodic construction activities and field inspections. Work may also include frequent lifting of moderately heavy items weighing less than 50 pounds. Field assignments may also involve driving motor vehicles to work sites, some of which may be remote, and include overnight stays in remote locations.

    The work involves regular and recurring exposure to moderate risks, discomforts, and unpleasantness such as: high noise levels, infectious materials, or toxic or irritating chemicals; travel in safety approved small aircraft and water craft; high winds and low or high temperatures; infestation of dangerous reptiles or poisonous plants, snakes, or insects; adverse weather conditions; noxious fumes;
    flammable liquids; or radiation

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/612656000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.