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Naval Facilities Engineering Command INTERDISCIPLINARY ENGINEER/ARCHITECT in Bangor, Washington

Summary

You will serve as a Mega-Project Project Manager for NAVFAC in the Design and Construction Business Line of NAVFAC NORTHWEST in support of Naval Sea Systems Command's Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Program (?SIOP).

Responsibilities

You will serve as a Mega-Project Project Manager and technical advisor for all aspects of Project Management, including NAVFAC's most complex projects.

You will provide project management through engineering and/or architectural services including development and management of project scope, schedule, design and construction cost estimates, project quality, and contract acquisition strategies.

You will provide technical expertise to project teams, the Construction Manager (CM), Contract Specialist (CS), other Business Line representatives, Supported Command representatives, and others as appropriate.

You will assist in the negotiation of Architect-Engineer (AE) contracts, and provide direction consistent with Navy policy to AE firms.

You will lead/serve on AE Slate and/or Construction Source/Selection Boards and provide recommendations for contract awards.

You will provide technical assistance to the Construction Manager in the areas of general engineering and review of contract requirements to make in-scope project/funding/contract determinations.

You will visit construction sites, as necessary, to observe construction progress and assist in problem resolution.

You will provide project management through engineering and/or architectural services including support of environmental NEPA and permitting requirements.

You will also serve on Best Value Source Selection boards for construction contractors and provide recommendations for construction contract awards.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Qualifications

This position has a Selective Placement Factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The Selective Placement Factor is: You must currently be a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) if applying for the 0801 series. You must be a Registered Architect (RA) if applying for the 0808 series. Your license or registration must be held in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your current license or registration with your application package. In addition to meeting the Selective Placement Factor and Basic Requirement for the series in which you are applying for, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Providing project management for Mega-Projects through technical engineering and/or architectural services including development and management of project scope, schedule, design and construction cost estimates, project quality, and acquisition strategies; 2) Applying expert project management technical skills for project planning, budgeting, programming, engineering, design, contract procurement, and construction execution; 3) Monitoring project cost and scope amounts during planning, design and construction contract execution; 4) Communicating effectively through oral and written expressions, as well as working effectively with other professionals; fielding questions; de-conflicting issues and defending policies; 5) Applying expert knowledge of facilities acquisition, as well as project funding authority levels and sources, contract requirements, contract documents, proposal and bidding procedures to support/execute Mega-Projects. NOTE: This experience must be fully supported in your resume. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series AND https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/architecture-series-0808/ Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

Education

GS-0801 applicants must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: A. Successful completion of a professional engineering degree. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree (or higher) in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (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. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. OR B. Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration For more information about EI and EIT registration requirements, please visit the National Society of Professional Engineers website at: http://www.nspe.org OR C. Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination or any other written test required for professional registration by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico The FE examination is not administered by the U. S. Office of Personnel Management. For more information, please visit: http://www.nspe.org/Licensure/HowtoGetLicensed/index.html. OR D. Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements under paragraph A (above). The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program as described in paragraph A (above) OR E. Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field, e.g., engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a bachelor's degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least one year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily, there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions. GS-0808 applicants must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: A. A bachelor's or higher degree in architecture. OR B. A bachelor's or higher degree in a field related to architecture that included 60 semester hours of course work in architecture or related disciplines of which at least (1) 30 semester hours were in architectural design, and (2) 6 semester hours were in each of the following: structural technology, properties of materials and methods of construction, and environmental control systems. OR C. A combination of college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the arts and sciences underlying professional architecture, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the architectural principles, methods, and techniques and their applications to the design and construction or improvement of buildings. The curriculum for a degree in either architecture or architectural engineering covers function, esthetics, site, structure, economics, mechanical-electrical, and other engineering problems related to the design and construction of buildings primarily (but not exclusively) intended to house human activities OR lacking a degree in architecture, 1 year of experience in an architect's office or in architectural work for each year short of graduation from a program of study in architecture that demonstrates the acquisition of a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional architecture. (Note - In the absence of college courses, 5 years of such experience is required).

Additional Information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category (score 85) or higher. ICTAP candidates must provide copies of all of the following documentation at the time of application: 1) agency notice; 2) most recent performance appraisal; and 3) most recent SF-50 or notification of personnel action that includes position, grade level, and duty location. Applicants who do not provide this documentation will not receive consideration as an ICTAP candidate. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/ Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possesses knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position. This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management. May be required to work overtime. Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires. A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized. PCS incentive is not authorized.

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