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Job opening: General Engineer/Physical Scientist

Salary: $118 651 - 181 431 per year
Relocation: YES
City: Las Vegas
Published at: Jan 02 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located within the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Nevada Field Office, in Las Vegas, NV. The individual selected for the position will serve as a General Engineer/Physical Scientist (Program Liaison), responsible for the validation of progress of assigned programs/projects.

Duties

As a General Engineer/Physical Scientist you will: Build and maintain relationships and communicates with NNSA Headquarters (HQ) and NFO leadership, national laboratories, other federal agencies, and contractor program and project offices. When engaging with headquarters, the state, and contractor management, Program Liaisons must be able to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of project/program significance. Provide work scope expertise, accountable for ensuring oversight of the defined work scope, cost, schedule, and for monitoring contractor performance as well as oversight of planning, executing, and reporting on all activities within assigned scope. Responsible for the validation of progress of assigned programs/projects. Provide oversight of projects and is a recognized expert in program/project management and project control, including knowledge of and experience in life cycle project management, project planning, work breakdown structure development and use, project implementation, task plan development and negotiation, financial and baseline change control, scope development, project performance evaluations, field evaluations, contractor performance evaluation, health and safety considerations, environmental laws, regulations, and compliance, and teamwork, as it applies to successful implementation of projects. Communicate complex technical information in order that lay persons can interpret and utilize this information using expert tact and diplomacy in advancing ideas and concepts that may have a bearing on assigned programmatic areas. Maintains an understanding of programmatic and operational requirements, need to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, and be able to critically review technical projects. Condenses large amounts of technical data to communicate what has significance to management.

Requirements

Qualifications

A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower NNSA pay band or GS grade level in the Federal Service i.e., NN-III or GS-13. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: Overseeing programs and projects by implementing polices for various high complex and scientific experiments. Experience with project controls associated with project management, program management activities. Experience validating contractor cost data for accuracy, completeness, and reasonableness; and reviewing contractor cost control performance. Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following competencies. Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application! Oral Communication Planning and Evaluating Project Management Technical Competence "Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Education

0801/1301:

0801 - Degree: professional engineering. The curriculum must: 1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology 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 a combination of education and experience- for more information, please refer to the OPM Qualification Standards at Professional Engineering Qualifications.
-OR-

1301 - A. Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics. OR a combination of education and experience. For more information please refer to the OPM Qualification Standards at Physical Science Qualifications.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

EDUCATION: Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants who have completed part or all of their education outside of the U.S. must have their foreign education evaluated by an accredited organization to ensure that the foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the U.S. A written evaluation of any foreign education must be provided with your application in response to this vacancy announcement or be received by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide this evaluation will result in you being found unqualified for the position. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education, see the Department of Education website, and for a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, visit The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

**If you are selected, official transcripts will be required.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Applicants who have completed part or all of their education outside of the U.S. must have their foreign education evaluated by an accredited organization to ensure that the foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the U.S. A written evaluation of any foreign education must be provided with your application in response to this vacancy announcement or be received by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide this evaluation will result in you being found unqualified for the position. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education, see the Department of Education website, and for a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, visit The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. Please Note: If your foreign education has already been accepted by an accredited U.S. educational institution as part of a degree program with that institution, you do not need to provide an evaluation of foreign education but must submit a copy of the transcripts listing the degree from the U.S. accredited institution that accepted your foreign education. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Contacts

  • Address Nevada Field Office 24600 20th St SE Kirtland AFB, NM 87117-5507 US
  • Name: Michelle Allen
  • Phone: 240-778-8923
  • Email: [email protected]

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