Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.
The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position is being announced concurrently under Delegated Examining procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number ++IHS-17-GP-2010772-DE++; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.
PROMOTION POTENTIAL: This position has promotion potential to the GS-07 grade level. Promotion to the next grade level is at the management's discretion and is based on your demonstrated ability to perform the higher level duties, the continuing need for the higher level duties, and "Regulatory/Administrative" approval. Promotion to the next higher grade level is not guaranteed and/or no promise of promotion is implied.
This position is that of a Construction Control Inspector for the Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction, which is responsible for a construction program of water and wastewater facilities under Public Law 86-121. The incumbent assists in the implementation of a Sanitation Facilities Construction Program for the Indian people of the Great Plains Area. The work is performed in accordance with policies, practices, regulations, and standards as established and disseminated by Headquarters and the Great Plains Area Office. The incumbent of this position will be duty stationed at the Pierre OEHE District - Martin Field Office and may be assigned to one or more sanitation projects at separate locations and may be required to travel extensively. This position reports to the Project Engineer of the Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction.
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- The incumbent independently inspects a few standardized procedures, items or operations of limited difficulty. Maintains work relationships with contractor supervisory personnel. Obtains information on sequence of operation and work methods explaining standard requirements and specifications, and informing the contractor of inspection results.
- Observes work site and activity to insure that safety standards are maintained.
- The incumbent is responsible for numerous functions at the work sites as directed by the Project Engineer, Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction.
- Inspection of materials delivered to the construction site to insure compliance with the technical specifications.
- Maintains a daily log of the project activity and prepares weekly progress reports.
- Performs other position related duties as assigned.
50% or less - Frequent and extensive travel is required.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Candidates eligible under Indian Preference authority; Federal employee serving on career/career-conditional appointments; reinstatement eligibles; applicants eligible for non-competitive appointment; VEOA/VRA/30% disabled veterans; CTAP/ICTAP; Schedule A eligibles
Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.