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Employment Type:
Part time
Posted:
6/19/2019
Job Category:
Engineering
General Engineer
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Help Duties Summary

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.

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Responsibilities

WHAT DOES A GENERAL ENGINEER DO? General Engineers use industry knowledge, engineering principles and valuation principles to review and investigate engineering features of tax cases. Cases contain a variety of complex and difficult valuation, legal, industry, and tax issues. This work is to insure compliance with tax law and provide technical assistance to Revenue Agents in the examinations of taxpayers and includes the examination of individual taxpayers to complex organizations.

What is the Large Business and International (LB&I) Division of the Internal Revenue Service? The Large Business and International (LB&I) business unit provides service and enforcement activities to support tax compliance of businesses and related entities with assets of $10 million or more, as well as small U.S. businesses engaged in international, U.S. citizens abroad, and foreign persons and businesses with a U.S. tax requirement.

As a General Engineer, you will:

* Conduct field investigations
* Review documentary and accounting records, and apply industry knowledge, engineering principles, and valuation principles to tax issues.
* Estimate the value of property (tangible and intangible)
* Conduct independent investigations to include reviewing of facts, requesting additional information, conducting interviews, analyze/interpret findings and prepare reports.
* Present reports and findings to small groups.
* Support all IRS Operating Divisions, Appeals, and Counsel.
* Coordinate the support of other Engineering Specialists and consolidated engineering reports.
* Cooperate with the Examining Agent in preparing cases for National Office technical advisories.
* Function as a technical authority on issues within your engineering specialty.

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov

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Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel locally and/or overnight 1-5 nights per month.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

13


* Job family (Series)

0801 General Engineering

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

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* Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
* IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work requires frequent walking, climbing, and stooping in the examination of property.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

You must have: Four (4) year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher professional engineering degree. The curriculum must: 1) be in a school of engineering 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. OR A combination of education and experience. The education must include courses equivalent to a major in engineering, as shown above. To be qualifying your experience must be sufficient to demonstrate: Thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. This must be demonstrated by meeting one (1) of the following:

1. 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.

2. Written Test showing evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination, or any other written test required for professional registration.

3. Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences that included the courses specified in the basic requirements.

4. 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 degree in engineering, provided that you have had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance.

AND

In addition to the above, you must meet the requirements described below:

GS-13 LEVEL: You must have at least one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience applying fundamental and diversified professional engineering concepts, theories, and practices to achieve engineering objectives with versatility, judgment, and perception; Experience adapting and applying methods and techniques of related scientific disciplines; and organizing, analyzing, interpreting, and evaluating scientific data in the solution of engineering problems.

* The experience may have been gained in the public sector, 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/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

Education

Other Information:

* We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
* This is a bargaining unit position.
* We offer opportunities for telework.
* We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
* A 1-year probationary period is required.
* Must successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
* Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
* If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
* Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
* Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
* Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct.
* Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
* The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position may be conditional upon classification and/or audit of federal tax returns. This audit may include up to 2 years of returns.
* Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.