Naval Facilities Engineering Command SUPERVISORY INTERDISCIPLINARY ENGINEER/ARCHITECT in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
You will serve as a SUPERVISORY ENGINEER/ARCHITECT in the Engineering and Acquisition Division of NAV FACILITIES ENGINEERING COMMAND SE located in Guantanamo Bay, GTMO. Relocation and recruitment incentives up to 25% may be authorized. Free utilities, and Free housing provided. 10% Foreign Post Differential per State Department guidance.
Please note that candidates with a current tourist passport are highly desirable.
You will assign work to subordinates based on priorities, considering the capabilities of the employees.
You will identify training needs of subordinates, initiate on the job training recommend formal training for each subordinate employee.
You will manage design and construction projects to ensure Congressional, environmental, and administrative constraints for project scope and budget are not exceeded or violated.
You will coordinate team work efforts to verify completion of design and construction projects within the established timeframes.
You will determine resourcing, staffing needs, and work requirements for design and construction projects.
You will develop organization standards to provide streamlined processes and procedure improvements for facility engineering, construction, capital improvement, and community management programs.
Conditions of Employment
In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also 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 duties: 1) Work with project leader through phases of design, pre-award and construction;
2) Provide accurate field office projections for design and construction workload to determine resource requirements;
3) Manage workload to provide status updates using computer based programs (i.e. eContracts, eProjects, Enterprise Safety Application Management Systems (ESAMS), Facility Accident and Incident Reporting (FAIR)); and
4) Evaluate Project Management and Engineering Branch (PMEB) requirements as it relates to project schedule, cost impacts, and quality control/quality assurance efforts to maximize effectiveness of Capital Improvements Business Line (CIBL) deliverables and support. Note: This information must be supported in your resume to be considered for this position. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
AND https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/architecture-series-0808/ 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. The incumbent may be required to work overtime. Overtime may be required but not guaranteed on a regular basis.
Applicants must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual requirements for 0808 Architecture Series: Successful completion of a bachelor's degree (or higher) in architecture. OR Successful completion of a bachelor's or higher degree in a field related to architecture that included 60 semester hours of course work in architecture or related disciplines of which at least (1) 30 semester hours were in architectural design, and (2) 6 semester hours were in each of the following: structural technology, properties of materials and methods of construction, and environmental control systems.
OR have a combination of college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the arts and sciences underlying professional architecture, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the architectural principles, methods, and techniques and their applications to the design and construction or improvement of buildings. The curriculum for a degree in either architecture or architectural engineering covers function, esthetics, site, structure, economics, mechanical-electrical, and other engineering problems related to the design and construction of buildings primarily (but not exclusively) intended to house human activities OR have 1 year of experience in an architect's office or in architectural work for each year short of graduation from a program of study in architecture that demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional architecture. (Note - In the absence of college courses, 5 years of such experience is required). Applicants must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual for 0801 General Engineering Series: Successful completion of a bachelor's degree (or higher) in engineering. 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. OR have a combination of college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying 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: (I) Professional registration or licensure: 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. 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; or (II) Written Test: Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination or any other written test required for professional registration by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico; or (III) 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 under paragraph A (above). The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program as described in paragraph A (above); or (IV) Related curriculum: 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 bachelor's degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least one 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.
This position is eligible for Situational Telework ONLY. Pay Retention will be extended to eligible Department of Defense employee who applies through a formal recruitment program and is selected for a position at an overseas location. A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized. Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires. This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf Tour of duty will be 24 Months. For more Foreign Overseas recruitment information: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/OverseasRecruitmentinformation_Foreign.pdf For more Local Foreign Overseas recruitment information:
http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/ForeignOverseasLocalRecruitmentInformation.pdf Priority consideration will be given to military spouse preference and family member preference eligible residing in the commute area of the duty location for this position. Commute area is defined as the geographic area surrounding the duty location in which people can reasonably be expected to travel back and forth daily. Military Spouses and Family Members may apply 30 days before their anticipated arrival date. However, they will not receive preference until arrival at the foreign location. Additional documentation may be required prior to granting preference. Military spouses and family members who are appointed may not extend longer than 2 months following the transfer of the sponsor from the commuting area of the foreign duty station; 2 months beyond the separation of the appointee's sponsor; or any time beyond the time employee ceases to be a family member. To learn more about the living and working condition at this military installation go to: Guantanamo Bay Cuba:
https://www.cnic.navy.mil/content/dam/cnic/cnrse/NSGuantanamoBay/Welcome%20Aboard%20JAN%202018.pdf Life as a civilian employee at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay offers adventure, challenge, and opportunity, unequaled in any other locale. Learn more here: https://www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnrse/installations/nsguantanamobay/about/installation_guide.html ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/