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Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on their expertise as a Civil Engineer. Make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.
Reviews draft contract plans and specifications from the standpoint of constructability, adequacy of payment provisions, contractor quality control provisions, inspection and quality assurance provisions, sufficiency of layout, and detail.
Participates in the preparation of design data packages on assigned projects.
Prepares correspondence and reports in regard to general construction matters in the Region.
Responsible for monitoring construction progress, inspection and quality control programs, and safety compliance, and coordinating field problems with designers, contracting officer, and others and assisting in resolution of problems.
Performs engineering aspects of contract administration including reviewing construction schedules, reviewing and performing technical engineering analysis of proposed contract modifications, disputes and resulting negotiations, and final decisions, coordinating review and approval of required technical data, performing labor compliance checks, reviewing and approving contractor’s request for progress payment,
providing documentation through correspondence, final construction reports, and as-built drawings as appropriate, and monitoring contractor’s safety plan as required.
You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National.
You must meet any minimum education and/or experience requirements (see Qualifications).
You must be suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation.
You will be required to obtain a successful pre-employment physical examination by a licensed physician certifying your ability to perform the duties of this position. A physical exam may not be required if a comparable agency approved examination was performed within the last 12 months. The cost of the exam will be reimbursed by the agency.
You must submit transcript(s) to verify education requirements (see Qualifications/Education).
You must maintain a valid State Driver’s License at all times as the position requires operation of government vehicles on government and public roads. Failure to maintain a valid State Driver’s License at all times will result in removal from the position.
You must submit a resume and supporting documentation (see Required Documents).
Qualification & Experience:
- A. Degree: Engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor’s degree in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by ABET; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
- Combination of education and experience — college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:
Company: U.S. Department of Labor
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Philadelphia, PA, US
Application Deadline: N/A