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General Engineer

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Indian Health Service
Job Site Location

Parker, AZ 85344
Job Description

General Engineer

  1. Department of Health And Human Services

Indian Health Service


- ##### Open & closing dates

09/24/2019 to 10/15/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 7 – 11

- ##### Salary

$47,264 to $80,912 per year

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Parker, AZ

  1. Relocation expenses reimbursed


  1. Telework eligible


- Duties

  1. Summary

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: Department of Health & Health Human
Services (HHS), Indian Health Service (IHS), Southwest Region,
Phoenix Area, Administrative Services- Facilities Management,
Colorado River Service Unit, located in Parker, Arizona. . Position
is supervised by the Supervisory General Engineer.

This position is being re-advertised to solicit additional
applications. Applicant(s) who applied previously need not reapply
unless updating or missing information***

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  1. Responsibilities

Major Duties:

- Reviews and analyzes submissions of concepts, preliminary and
working drawings and specifications prepared by contracted
architect/engineers for compliance with agency standards,
polices and goals regular stages of completion. .
- Prepares engineering support cost estimates to achieve the goals
of the master plan and prepares schedules for completion of the
project, implementing a system for review, control and reporting
on the project status. Negotiates contract specifications with
organizational elements of the agency and contractors.
- Assists with in-house design from developing the scope of work
to the issuance of bidding documents.
- Conducts pre-construction scheduling, progress, reporting,
payment requests, insurance, safety, wage, and hour laws,
affirmative action, payroll records, supervision and as built
- Maintains communication with engineering and architectural staff
at regional and headquarters levels and with tribal
representatives to continually evaluate progress and improve
services to ensure successful completion of projects..

  1. Travel Required

50% or less – You may be expected to travel for this position.

  1. Supervisory status


  1. Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

0801 General Engineering

  1. Similar jobs

- Engineers, All Other

- Requirements

  1. Conditions of Employment

Selectee may be subject to a probationary period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Must pass pre-employment examination.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after

Security Clearance: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must
undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background
investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation
documentation must be cleared prior to hire. You will receive
instructions on how to obtain and submit fingerprints and background
investigation documentation. After you begin your employment, your
continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete
background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of
your position. The investigation must find that you are suitable for
Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable,
you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false
statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you
may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal

This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630,
requiring contact or control over Indian children. Upon tentative
selection, selectee will be requested to complete, sign, and submit
the Addendum to OF-306, Child Care & Indian Child Care Worker
Position form. Due to this requirement, the agency must ensure that
persons hired for these positions have not been found guilty of or
pleaded nolo contendere or guilty to certain crimes.

Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required.

Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born
after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for civilian
health care facility staff working in Indian Health Service health
care facilities.

On-call hours or standby duty may be required.

Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 40 hours per week.

You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59pm (Eastern
Standard Time) of the closing date: 10/15/2019

  1. Qualifications

To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient
experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific
position for which you are applying.

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; social). You will
receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer
and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and
responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours
per week.

For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you
are using education to meet all or part of the qualification
requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an
itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent
information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter
hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.

- Have a degree in professional engineer form a school of
engineering with at least one program accredited by the
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a
professional engineering curriculum.
- Degree in professional engineering that includes differential
and integral calculus and courses in at least 5 of the following
7 areas of engineering science or physics : (1) statics,
dynamics; (2) strength of materials; (3) fluid mechanics,
hydraulics; (4) thermodynamics; (5) electrical fields and
circuits; (6) nature and properties of materials: (7) any other
comparable area of engineering science or physics.
- Degree in professional engineering from a foreign institution
that has been accepted as equivalent to ta conventional U.S.
higher education program.
- Combination of education and experience- college-level
education, training, and/or technical experience, which is
demonstrated by my professional Engineer (PE) by a State, the
District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
- Combination of education and experience- college-level
education, training, and/or technical experience , which is
demonstrated by having passed the fundamentals of Engineering
(FE) examination of any other written test required for
professional registration by an engineering licensure board in a
State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
- Combination of education and experience- college-level
education, training, and/or technical experience, which is
demonstrated by my successful completion of at least 60 semester
hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering
sciences and that included the courses specified in option B
- Combination of education and experience- college-level
education, training, and/or technical experience, which is
demonstrated by my successful completion of a curriculum leading
to a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate scientific field, such
as engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture,
computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology AND I have
at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired
under professional engineering supervision and guidance

In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also

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