You will serve as a SUPERVISORY ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER in the Environmental Business Line of NAVFAC SOUTHWEST.
You will advise internal and external customers on the design, improvement, maintenance, and operation of environmental engineering facilities and the administration of related programs.You will advise personnel on the proper interpretation or implementation of regulatory environmental requirements.You will assign work to subordinate employees based on priorities, requirements, and employee capabilities to ensure work is performed and completed within established deadlines.You will approve contractor environmental plans by reviewing for compliance with industry, federal, state, or local regulations.You will provide technical guidance to staff on environmental compliance issues.You will maintain liaison with environmental regulatory agencies to remain current on existing and proposed regulations.You will collaborate with other science and engineering professionals to address environmental problems.You will coordinate with other engineers and customers to make decisions and recommendations to resolve problems.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Conditions of Employment
Must be a US Citizen.Must be determined suitable for federal employment.Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.govGenerally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.You must be a Professional Engineering (PE) as outlined under the Qualifications section.You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Facilities Engineering Career Field Level 3. Certification is required within 24 months of appointment.You will be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain a government credit card for travel and travel-related purchases.This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. You will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.
This position has a Selective Placement Factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The Selective Placement Factor is: You must currently be a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your current license with your application package.
In addition to meeting the Selective Placement Factor, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
1) Working with contracting processes for government services in support of the environmental business line;
2) Supervising, guiding, motivating, and coordinating the work of professionals in a matrix organization;
3) Making effective oral and written presentations and briefings on environmental business matters;
4) Handling integration and utilization of business systems by the business line; and
5) Independently interpreting and providing expert knowledge of CERCLA, RCRA, and other laws, regulations, and policies to effect good business decisions and successful environmental project execution.
This experience must be fully supported in your resume.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
Applicants must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:
A. Successful completion of a professional engineering degree. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree (or higher) in a school of engineering with at least one program 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. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.