This position is located with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Navajo Region in Crownpoint, New Mexico. The incumbent administers the Eastern Navajo Agency Division of Transportation (ENA BOT), Transportation Facilities Construction and Maintenance Programs. The work is comprised of scheduling, budgeting, monitoring, and evaluation of transportation projects.
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Administers the transportation facilities construction and maintenance programs including scheduling, budgeting, monitoring, and evaluating transportation projects.
Provides technical assistance as described in the Indian Reservation Roads (IRR) Program Regulations, to the Navajo Nation, and with other Governmental entities to meet the transportation challenges of the Agency.
Coordinate and collaborate with other Governmental entities to meet the transportation challenges of the Agency.
Oversees pavement repairs, pavement crack sealing, pavement patching, road signs replacement, pavement striping, bridge deck repairs, bridge channel reshaping, bridge abutment and piling scouring repairs, culvert repairs, gravel and earth grading.
Provides expertise in making value-engineering decisions, recommend design, alternative field changes to fit terrain and other natural features.
Prepares performance standards, evaluations, initiates actions or reviews proposed actions of subordinates, resolves complaints, evaluates leave requests, approves leave, identifies training needs.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0810 Civil Engineering
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Indian Preference applies
You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit
You may be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period
A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.
If you are a male applicant 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.
Incumbent is required to operate a government motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver's license, and have a safe driving record within the 3 year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607.
This is a supervisory position. First-time supervisors are required to serve a one year supervisory probationary period before their appointment becomes final.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: (OPM Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for Professional and Scientific Positions; and Individual Requirements for GS-0800: Professional Engineering Series).
A. Degree: Professional Engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by 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; OR
B. 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 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:
1.Professional registration or licensure -- Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT)1, or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
2.Written Test -- Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)2 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.
3.Specified academic courses -- Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and that included the courses specified in the basic requirements under paragraph A. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program as described above.
4.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 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance.
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: In addition to meeting the Basic Requirements, applicants must also meet the Minimum Qualification requirements below:
Specialized Experience: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service, that included performing, supervising, and oversight of professional highway work related to the development, design, planning, construction, and maintenance of transportation projects, consultation with the general public and tribal officials, and other agencies as needed and coordination with Regional/Central Office staff for special initiatives.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Merit Promotion candidates must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the announcement closing date.
If you are qualifying based on your education, you MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim of superior academic achievement must be based upon class standing or membership in an honor society.
One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.
If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education which shows the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: FOREIGN EDUCATION
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