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This position is in Engineering Division, Hydrology and Hydraulics Branch, Reservoir Regulation Section located in downtown Los Angeles, California. This is an open continuous announcement, first cutoff will be November 15th.
- Performs liaison with contractors, State and local governments, and other Federal agencies to expedite the geotechnical design aspects of projects.
- Furnishes criteria for design and reviews geotechnical analysis and details of various structure types prepared by architect-engineer firms or by other agencies.
- Provides advice and consultative services on the geotechnical aspects of various types of projects or problems.
- Prepares technical write-up/basis of design for documentation reports, design memoranda, and other design or project reports, coordinates and prepares contract plans and technical specifications for structures.
- Makes field reconnaissance trips for orientation as to various topographical and environmental features relating to projects, investigates geotechnical problems, modification, maintenance, and rehabilitation of structures.
- Develops internal technical and administrative policies and procedures, and coordinates the impact with other areas, e.g., consultant/advisory services for design, review and construction support.
- Makes periodic inspections of existing projects and appurtenant structures to check for any geotechnical problems or weakness that may have developed during construction.
- Leads and oversees the mission of the Military/Interagency and International Support (IIS) Geotech Unit.
- Leads the team assigned and is responsible for coaching, facilitating and communicating team objectives, mission, goals, problems to be solved, milestones, techniques, work methods, ‘procedures and identification of parameters of a viable solution.
- Performs advanced planning and design work, with responsibility for preliminary and final designs in pavements, foundations, and geotechnical
- work associated with large and highly complex projects.
- Per the professional requirements of ER 690-1-1212, Professional Registration as a Selective Placement Factor, position duties require the incumbent to be registered as a professional engineer.
- TDY travel is required approximately 30 percent of the time, via air, water or land.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- Requires a valid motor vehicle operations license.
- This position may require the use of hard hat, steel toed boots, and eye protection; the wearing of respirator in emergencies; and the use of fall protection and rescue equipment for various weather elements.
- Incumbent is required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, (5CFR Part 2634, Subpart I USOGE, 6/08).
- Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report upon entering the position and annually.
Company: US Army Corps of Engineers
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Other
Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
Application Deadline: N/A