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Civil, Geotechnical, Structural, or Hydraulics Engineer

Job Location:

Louisville, KY, United States

Job Description:

Open & closing dates
10/23/2017 to 11/06/2017
$45,970 to $69,207 per year

Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines.

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Pathways Recent Graduates Program. Click here for more information on Pathways program participation. After Program completion, Department of the Army Recent Graduates MAY be converted to a permanent position or to a term position (a project-based term of employment lasting between one and four years).

As a developmental Civil Engineer, you will assist in performing duties such as:
- To develop cost models, perform functional analysis, and develop viable alternatives to project features, that enhance the functions and reduce the life cycle costs while maintaining or enhancing the qualify of the project.
- Prepares the scope of work, assists in the selection, participates in the negotiations, management, and acceptance of the work performed by the Architect-Engineer firms.
- Meet project schedules and customer requirements, reviewing the completed studies and assuring that all proposals within the study are given complete and unbiased review for -
- Value Engineering studies in-house or Architect-Engineer contracts.
- Assists in the planning and execution of the District's Value Engineering Program in accordance with appropriate regulatory controls and directives to meet HQ USACE and District goals.

As a developmental Civil Engineer (Geotechnical), you will assist in performing duties such as:
- Develops soil load diagrams for pumping plants, retaining walls, floodwalls, flood control dams, navigation locks and other structures.
- Determines the scope of and the foundation stability of levees and earth dams.
- Determines the type and thickness of the base special treatment to be given soil bearing the load, thickness of base course or bituminous concrete and the thickness of the wearing surface required to meet existing and expected conditions.
- Reviews plans and specifications prepared by A.E. and in-house forces covering civilian and military projects for soil and foundation features.
- Conducts foundation studies involving varying soil conditions.

As a developmental Civil Engineer (Structural), you will assist in performing duties such as:
- Designs segments of the plain or reinforced concrete, structural metal, or timber portions for a construction or remedial project.
- Identifies loading assumptions and problems to be encountered and develops complete design of structure.
- Works out several solutions depending on the structure and based on varying loading conditions to find the most critical conditions for each portion or all of the structure i.e., seismic conditions, hydrologic velocities, and uplift.
- Prepares sketches showing all necessary dimensions, steel sizes and spacing, and notes required to prepare contract drawings pertaining to structural design.
- Prepares or coordinates preparation of finished CADD (Computer Aided Drafting and Design) drawings on structural items for use in contract drawings.
- Develop preliminary and final designs and plans for structural features.

As a developmental Civil Engineer (Hydraulics), you will assist in performing duties such as:
- Performing hydrology and hydraulic (H & H) studies and analysis used in the preparation of H & H design portions of design studies and final detailed design for culverts, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, flood protection, flood control and reservoirs pertaining to civil and military projects.
- Based on data developed in basic studies and investigations, determines method of approach and makes recommendations as to design characteristics of sanitary sewer and sewer treatment systems of facilities, flood control projects and appurtenant works, and flood protection projects with pumping plants ranging in capacity up to 50 cfs.
- Performs liaison with facilities engineers, architect engineers, and representatives of other agencies/communities to secure additional data required to accomplish assignments.
- Provides inputs to PROMIS system, coordinates review comments, assembles complete package of plans and specifications, coordinates with user on technical aspects, and coordinates preparation of amendments.
- Studies newly developed methods published in technical papers, periodical, and Government publications and reports for the purpose of improving methods currently employed.

Job Requirements:

Please view vacancy announcement for a complete list of duties and requirements: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/482464800

How To Apply:

Please refer to job posting for application instructions.

Contact Information:

Contact: U.S. Department Of Labor
U.S. Department Of Labor
Frances Perkins Building
200 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC, United States 20210
Website: http://www.dol.gov/


October 23, 2017

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