Tuesday , September 26 2023

USDA Jobs – Civil Engineer

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Job Description:

The incumbent serves as a design engineer and is responsible for planning, design, and quality assurance of all aspects of engineering on complex projects with an emphasis on complex structural analysis and design.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Makes periodic quality reviews of notes, drawings, designs, and installations for compliance with policies, procedures, and/or specifications.
  • Develops and provides technical guidance and training to personnel in the area of structural analysis and design. Enlists the aid of appropriate specialists in conducting training when necessary.
  • Develops structural analysis, designs and reports of complex engineering practices involving state-sized dams, concrete structures, bank stabilization and restoration projects, and other conservation practices needing engineering guidance.
  • Reviews and approves the structural aspects of complex engineering jobs developed by others for specific sites.
  • Obtains the appropriate input of other discipline specialists into the design/review of such jobs.
  • Develops construction plans and specifications, cost estimates and other items necessary for preparation of construction contracts.
  • Provides intensive engineering on-the-job training to field office staff as indicated by needs.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be Fluent in speaking, writing and reading in English and Spanish.
  • Successful completion of one-year probationary period, unless previously served.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
  • You must be a US Citizen or US National.
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit E-Verify at https://www.e-verify.gov/.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state motor vehicle operator’s license for the type of vehicle(s) operated to perform the duties of this position.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Degree: Engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor’s degree be in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) http://main.abet.org/aps/accreditedprogramsearch.aspx 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.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department Of Agriculture

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: San Juan, PR, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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