Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Part time
Posted:
5/17/2019
Job Category:
Engineering
Engineer (GENERAL)
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Job Description

* Duties

Help Duties Summary

If you do not meet any of the categories listed above, you may wish to apply under announcement 19-HUD-849-P, which is open for any U.S. citizen to apply. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Responsibilities

As a General Engineer, you will:

* Review and approve contractor plans for accomplishing work including goals and objectives, work breakdown structure, detailed scope descriptions, detailed schedules, risk management approach, milestone descriptions, budgets, and staffing requirements.
* Ensure that program project activities are carried out in compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations, laws and standards.
* Coordinate and perform in-field management assessments and audits surveillance.
* Provide technical direction to the dedicated contractor staff responsible for execution of assigned programs projects.
* Act as focal point for technical and business liaison with other program project engineers.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - May be required to travel 1 to 5 nights per month.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

14


* Job family (Series)

0801 General Engineering


* Requirements

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* Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
* U.S. Citizens and U.S. Nationals

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

This position is located in the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH). PIH's mission is to provide low-income families affordable housing opportunities as they transition to self-sufficiency and homeownership. PIH oversees the administration of HUD's Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Section 8 Rental Assistance, and Native American Programs through a staff of Headquarters and Field employees. The field structure for PIH consists of 29 Hub Offices and 16 Program Centers that provide oversight, direct monitoring, and coordination for approximately 4,200 public housing authorities.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized Experience: For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position could include:

* Developing, initiating, and managing process improvements to meet project requirements and regulation standards; OR
* Manipulating and analyzing data sets or databases in order to project and prepare action plans based on findings; OR
* Reviewing housing inspection reports.

Time-in-Grade:

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:

For the GS-14, you must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks.

Time After Competitive Appointment:

Candidates who are current Federal employees serving on a non-temporary competitive appointment must have served at least three months in that appointment.

Education

Degree: professional engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; 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.

OR

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 professional 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: Professional registration, Written Test, Specified academic courses, or Related curriculum.

The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

About Department Of Housing And Urban Development

HUD is the nation's housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans; and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development, and enforces the nation's fair housing laws.