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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers INTERDISCIPLINARY in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

Summary This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel of the DoD Workforce to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. About the Position: Serves as lead Project Engineer/Project Construction Manager with delegated responsibility for performing and/or directing field engineering functions for assigned major military, civil works, and interagency and international support projects. Responsibilities Lead project engineer and contracting officer representative (COR) delegated the responsibility to direct and/or perform part of the full range of field engineering functions associated with a major military organization and/or project office. Observes and investigates construction continually at all stages to identify problems and recommends changes in design, specified use of materials or construction procedures to ensure performance as required by the plans and specifications. Assists Resident Engineer in interpreting intent of plans and specifications, confer with contractor to resolve differences of opinion, inspect contractor workmanship/materials to ensure compliance with all contractual, and regulatory requirements. Provides field measurements, computations and cost estimates, and first-hand information of site conditions, for use by office engineers in preparing contract modifications. Negotiates changes with contractors pertaining to costs, time, and other changes in original requirements. Responsible for the overall quality assurance program on assigned projects. Compiles data and prepares a variety of correspondence and reports. Ensures strict adherence to safety provisions of the contract. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Basic Requirement for Architect: Please follow this link to view the basic requirement for Architect occupation: Architecture Series 0808 ( Basic Requirement for Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineer: Civil Engineering Series 0810 ( Basic Requirement for Geologist: Geology Series 1350 ( In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes evaluating, advising on, overseeing, and/or directing military and civil works contracted construction work to ensure quality and compliance with plans, designs, and specifications. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Education FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. This position requires you to submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Field (CF) 18 - Engineers and Scientists position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit for more information. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest. Management may authorize the following incentives: Advanced In-Hire, Recruitment Incentive, Relocation incentive, or Advanced Leave Accrual, as applicable. Eligible for situational telework only, including emergency and OPM prescribed "unscheduled". To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043