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Job opening: General Engineer/Physical Scientist

Salary: $123 485 - 197 540 per year
Published at: Feb 15 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
A successful candidate in this position will serve as a General Engineer/Physical Scientist for the W87-1 Modification Program Division. The W87-1 Modification is the latest NNSA modernization program developing a nuclear warhead for the U.S. Air Force.

Duties

As a General Engineer/Physical Scientist you will: Support planning and execution of complex weapon program research, design, development, pre-production, production, qualification, and certification. Conduct complex special studies, evaluations and briefings to assist in the decision-making process, and undertakes other activities as assigned, such as preparing and providing reports and briefings, and developing testimony and documentation for use by NNSA management as a recognized expert in the field. Support integration of technical and program requirements, including, but not limited to, safety, security, use control, delivery vehicle compatibility, reliability, and quality relating to W87-1 Modification program activities. Support all acquisition activities and ensures an executable program baseline (scope, schedule, and cost). Assist the Federal Program Manager in managing the phases of the Nuclear Lifecycle and budgeting processes (preparation, allocation, continuing resolution, and shortfalls) for the W87-1 Modification program. Attend and lead in joint NNSA/DoD meetings such as Project Officer Group (POGs) Meetings and helps negotiate and administer stockpile-related Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) or Interagency Agreements (IA) with the DoD (and other parties as appropriate) on the assigned weapon program.

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., EN-03/NN-03 or GS-13. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: Applying professional engineering or physical sciences concepts, theories, and practices. Examples of this type of experience include: 1. Participate in the management of nuclear weapon or other weapon programs including monitoring cost, schedule, technical performance, and risk evaluation and acceptance 2. Manage program office technical processes to include requirements management, design qualification and production readiness 3. Management of subordinate engineers and technical staff to achieve weapon program technical and objectives 4. Serve as technical subject matter expert for contractor design reviews and government gate reviews 5. Interface with Department of Defense on matters of inter-agency requirements processes 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! Acquisition StrategyFinancial ManagementGeneral EngineeringProject ManagementStrategic Thinking "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

All applicants must meet the basic requirements of the General Engineer/Physical Science occupational series.

Transcripts or other proof of required education MUST be included in application package.

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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

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. There are alternate methods to meeting the engineering educational requirement (e.g., holding current professional engineering registration, having passed the EIT examination, or having completed specified academic courses or a related degree). Please refer to the OPM Qualification Standards at Professional Engineering Positions.

1301- 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

Combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Please refer to the OPM Qualification Standards at Physical Science Positions.

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 Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs 24600 20th St SE Kirtland AFB, NM 87117-5507 US
  • Name: Anne Burghardt
  • Phone: 202-586-5075
  • Email: [email protected]

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