Company : US Department of the Air Force
Salary : $92,143 - $119,787 a year
Location : Nevada

Full Description

Duties Summary This position is for a SUPERVISORY ARCHITECT/ENGINEER, PD# D1552000, part of the Nevada Air National Guard. Serves as the ANG Base Architect/Engineer and, as such, plans, directs, supervises and develops all architect/engineering and personnel management activities in the broad areas outlined below regardless of source of funds or methods of accomplishment. Manages all Air Force real property, utilities, and custodial, sanitation, and entomological services. Responsibilities 1. Plans and organizes facility planning and public works architect and engineering activities and ANG Base-wide responses to natural disasters, terrorist attacks and fire response services in accordance with USAF directed concept of operations. Plans and directs the major functional areas such as readiness, plant facilities, engineering, long range facilities program development, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, fire protection engineering, environmental engineering and fire department first responses to fires and hazardous chemical incidents. Provides the ANG Base with the following: (a) designs for ANG Base-accomplished work (contract or In-house); (b) project development plans and specifications for contract work; (c) engineering and planning incident to master planning, development of military construction programs, including preliminary design, and the preparation of maintenance, repair, and minor construction fund programs; (d) fire protection and prevention program; and (e) expertise on environmental protection requirements, reports, and written assessments. Exercises authority as the ANG Base Engineer in planning, supervising, managing, directing, controlling and coordinating activities. Directs operations through subordinate technician, military, and/or state civilian supervisory personnel. 2. Reviews mission change documents, program guides, regulations and directives, an determines engineering requirements for the construction, alteration, modification, repair and maintenance of all buildings, hangars, nose docks, shops, utility plants, ramp areas, roads and grounds, etc. to provide the installation with the capability for accomplishing the unit mission, (i.e., provide for the training of a Group/Wing to achieve combat readiness). 3. Serves as advisor and sole recommending agent to the Commander, and a variety of intergovernmental regulatory agencies on all activities within the scope of the assigned functions. 4. Plans, organizes, and directs the development and implementation of policies and procedures to secure maximum efficiency and economy in total operations, sound organizational structure, and maximum utilization of skills within legal, regulatory and professional engineering requirements established by ANG Base regulations, building, life safety and environmental codes, higher echelon, and funds limitations. 5. Consults and gains consensus approval with ANG Engineering Directorate and Engineering Divisions, selected civilian professional engineers, and/or the Navy Facilities Engineering/Corps of Engineers (COE) offices for higher echelon-approved projects under the Military Construction Program and Real Property Maintenance Program and the requirements pertinent thereto. 6. Directs and assures submissions of detailed specifications and related engineering and cost data to the ANG Base Contracting Officer or to the United States Property and Fiscal Officer on capabilities required of contractors and related essential data pertaining to ANG Base let and Base administered contracts. 7. Provides technical instructions and information on engineering and other technical requirements and assigns phases of projects to subordinate engineers, engineering technicians, and draftsmen. Reviews the progress of the project and, upon completion, directs changes to achieve technically accurate and adequate layout and design computations, specifications, and estimates. 8. Establishes technical engineering and architectural, processes, criteria and functions. Prepares or directs the preparation of engineering and architectural drawings, specifications and cost estimates for the construction, modification and maintenance of a wide variety of military buildings, structures, pavements, grounds and utilities systems. 9. Serves as the ANG Base Fire Marshal and exercises full federal authority over the ANG Base's fire protection program. 10. Serves by appointment as the ANG Base environmental coordinator and as such is authorized direct contact with regional offices of the Environmental Protection Agency in order to keep the ANG Base and appropriate committees current on requirements. 11. Supervision exercised: Through subordinate supervisors, directs approximately twenty-five or more civilian, state, and military employees engaged in readiness, crash fire- rescue, engineering design, explosive ordnance disposal, engineering and operational facility maintenance duties. 12. Serves as the Air Commander's representative at meetings and conferences with the National Guard Bureau, Headquarters Air Force, and Air National Guard; other federal agencies such as the Corps of Engineers, OMB, FAA, EPA, state, local government and civil bodies, as well as private agencies. 13. Develops and maintains effective engineering staff relationships with ANG Base and tenant organizations. - Performs other related duties as assigned. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Supervisory status Yes Promotion Potential 13 Job family (Series) 0810 Civil Engineering Similar jobs Architectural Engineers Civil Engineering Technicians Civil Engineers Construction Engineers Engineers, Architectural Engineers, Civil Requirements Requirements Conditions of Employment MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. In compliance with Title 32 United States Code, the compatible military skill set is determined by the applicable service manpower requirements. Upon selection, individuals are assigned to the authorized position and its compatible military skill in accordance with Air force skill classification directives, statutes, and National Guard Bureau regulations. The Dual Status technician must obtain and maintain all military skill requirements in regard to training, education, certifications, and experience. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. Compatible Military Assignment: OFFICER: O3 THROUGH O5 COMPATIBLE DAFSC: 32E3G or equivalent *Other Requirements & Conditions of Employment: - National Guard Membership is required. - Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service. - Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. - Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position. - May be required to successfully complete a probationary period. - Must maintain local network access. - Wear the uniform appropriate for the members' grade and component of the armed forces, maintaining standards of conduct and appearance. - This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position. - Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission. - May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required. -The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission. - For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license. Qualifications In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Education requirement is based upon the qualification standards for the specific position and is stated under the heading "EDUCATION". Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific in describing your experience. EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE (IN THEIR OWN WORDS) THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION OR YOU MAY BE DISQUALIFIED. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a professional engineering degree. 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 -- Current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration. For example, an applicant who attains registration through a State Board's eminence provision as a manufacturing engineer typically would be rated eligible only for manufacturing engineering positions. Written Test -- Evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination, or the written test required for professional registration, which is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. Applicants who have passed the EIT examination and have completed all the requirements for either (a) a bachelor's degree in engineering technology (BET) from an accredited college of university that included 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences, or (b) a BET from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) may be rated eligible for certain engineering positions at GS-5. Eligibility is limited to positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of the engineering technology program. Applicants for positions that involve highly technical research, development, or similar functions requiring an advanced level of competence in basic science must meet the basic education requirements required. Because of the diversity in kind and quality of BET programs, graduates of other BET programs are required to complete at least 1 year of additional education or highly technical work experience of such nature as to provide reasonable assurance of the possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for professional engineering competence. The adequacy of this background must be demonstrated by passing the EIT examination. Specified academic courses -- Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum as described in paragraph A. Related curriculum -- Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field, e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions. (The above examples of related curricula are not all-inclusive. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess at least one year of professional engineering experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 in the Federal service or in another equivalent pay system that demonstrates my ability to function as Civil Engineer. YOUR RESME MUST SUPPORT THIS STATEMENT. Education EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS ARE LISTED IN THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS SECTION ABOVE. The applicant's record of education, experience and/or training must show possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position. You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Training/Educational claims. To receive credit for Training/Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Training/Education requirements for this position. Additional information - If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( - No PCS funds are available. - This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position. - Applicants who feel they have restoration rights to this position should contact the HRO. - Military Incentives - Bonuses and Student Loan Repayment Program: If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and/or Student Loan Repayment Program incentives. In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your incentives manager prior to accepting an offer for the position. - Participation in Direct Deposit is mandatory. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application . AREA OF CONSIDERATION: In accordance with the State Merit Placement Plan, candidates will be considered in order of their area of consideration category as appropriate. TERM POSITIONS: "Temporary-Not to Exceed" (TEMP) and "Temporary-Indefinite" (INDEFINITE) are considered to be TERM positions and are limited in duration to 4 years maximum. Employees reaching maximum TERM appointment limit of 4 years may be terminated. CONVERSION OF TERM (TEMPORARY/INDEFINITE) POSITIONS: Positions advertised as TEMP or INDEFINITE may be non-competitively converted to permanent without competition at a future date contingent upon available funding. PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS): PCS funding is NOT authorized . If you do not reside in the location of the position, you will be required to relocate at your own expense. RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE: Recruitment or Relocation incentives have not been approved and are NOT authorized. SELECTED RESERVE INCENTIVE PROGRAM: Acceptance of this position will cause termination of Federal bonuses pursuant to respective Selected Reserve Incentive Programs (SRIP). This termination may be with or without recoupment of payments already made. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Once the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies related to the job requirements: 1. Ability to exercise authority as the ANG Base Engineer in planning, supervising, managing, directing, controlling and coordinating activities. The authority extends to engineering and management decisions in the operation and administration of the engineering program. Ability to direct operations through subordinate technician, military, and state civilian supervisory personnel. 2. Ability to reviews mission change documents, program guides, regulations and directives, an determines engineering requirements for the construction, alteration, modification, repair and maintenance of all buildings, hangars, nose docks, shops, utility plants, ramp areas, roads and grounds, etc. to provide the installation with the capability for accomplishing the unit mission. 3. Ability to serve as advisor and sole recommending agent to the Commander, and a variety of intergovernmental regulatory agencies on all activities within the scope of the assigned functions. Ability to provide professional advice pertaining to the accomplishment of engineering work in all disciplines as related to engineering projects pertaining to repair, rehabilitation, replacement and/or construction projects. 4. Ability to develop and maintain effective engineering staff relationships with ANG Base and tenant organizations. Ability to present briefings on acquisitions, construction, operation, maintenance, and financial management concerning real property facilities in staff meetings and in daily activities. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Secret Drug test required No Position sensitivity and risk Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk Trust determination process National security Required Documents Required Documents The following documents are required and must be received by the closing date of this announcement: 1. Your resume: Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement. Copying and pasting position descriptions into a resume is not acceptable. In describing your experience, please be clear and concise, we will not make assumptions regarding your experience. If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy. NOTE: Copying directly from the vacancy announcement or position description may result in disqualification. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position. 2. Completed Assessment Questionnaire - Completed as part of the USA Jobs application process. 3. RIP (Record on Individual Personnel) - uploaded to the required "OTHER" area of the online application manager. RIP must be no more than 90 days old at the time of application. Army personnel submit current Personnel Qualification Record (PQR). 4. Any additional supporting documentation (i.e. certificates, licenses, transcripts, etc.) used to support qualifications demonstrated in resume and/or required by Qualifications Required section. NOTE: Documents NOT accepted: photographs, copies of position descriptions, performance ratings, awards and letters of appreciation. Failure to submit any of the required documents by the closing date of the vacancy will result in your removal from consideration for this position. If multiple copies of the same document are uploaded and submitted with your application, only the last copy of the document uploaded will be considered when determining your eligibility and qualifications. For example, if you upload two or more resumes only the last resume uploaded and submitted will be considered. Applicants CANNOT be contacted for any required documents listed above. Applicants who submit INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS will receive a rating of INELIGIBLE. Requests for reconsideration will not be considered for applicants who fail to submit a complete application package. We cannot be held responsible for incompatible software, erroneous fax transmissions, etc. If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: 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 . 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. Benefits Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new window Learn more about federal benefits . Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. H
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