Department Of Defense West Palm Beach , FL 33409
About the Position:
This position may be filled as a temporary promotion or temporary reassignment NTE 5 Years by a current permanent Army employee. Temporary promotions or reassignments may last up to a maximum of five years, and may be made permanent without further competition.
This position may be filled as a term appointment NTE 5 years, if the candidate is not a current permanent Army employee. Term appointments may be extended up to a maximum of eight years.
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Construction projects to include, but not limited to, multi-million dollar water control and flood protection projects.
Reviews and recommends amendments or revisions of proposed contract plans and specifications to insure conformity with overall project requirements and local field conditions.
Inspects construction materials and all phases of work in progress.
Reads and understands contract plans and specifications to enforce compliance with contractor's representatives.
Rejects non-conforming safety, workmanship and materials.
Inspects equipment operations, work premises and practices for conformance with safety and environmental rules and regulations.
Recommends contract modifications to address unforeseen conditions, correct design deficiencies or improve construction.
Collects and prepares material test samples for shipment or delivery.
Prepares, reviews, and submits daily inspection and construction progress reports.
Maintains effective working relationships with the contractor, the local sponsor, and representatives of other organizations.
Occasional travel - The business travel requirement is 10%
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
Must hold a valid states driver?s license.
Position requires the incumbent to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Position may require the incumbent to work under adverse environmental conditions.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
10-Point Other Veterans? Rating
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
Executive Order (E.O.) 12721
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
People with Disabilities, Schedule A
Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes reading and understanding plans and specifications; inspecting materials and workmanship to ensure quality, safety, and compliance with contractual requirements; reviewing contractor-submitted documents for accuracy and adequacy; inspecting construction to assess quality control of Contractors; providing input to project engineers toward solutions or courses of action required based upon thorough knowledge of contract specifications, common trade practices, and observations made at project sites; furnishing field information for construction progress and feeder information for other reports; experience with earthwork and concrete work such as: planning, scheduling and timing of long-range and day-to-day construction and phases thereof, such as preparation of site and foundations; erection of concrete forms; mixing, placing and curing of reinforced concrete; and installation of mechanical and electrical equipment. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Building and Construction
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-09).
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.