General Engineer Job in RICHLAND, WA

Vacancy No. Department Department of Energy
Salary $87,252.00 to $113,428.00 Grade 13 to 13
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/11/2018 Close Date 2/1/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    01/11/2018 to 02/01/2018

  • Salary

    $87,252 to $113,428 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 13

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



Few vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes Relocation Incentive MAY BE offered.

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  • Duties



    A successful candidate of General Engineer GS-0801-13 will:

    • Provide oversight and technical advice for contractor efforts to startup and commission the WTP Low-Activity Waste Vitrification Facility and supporting systems. This oversight will be though assessments, surveillance, design reviews and other oversight functions to ensure compliance with established criteria, sound engineering principles, and professional practices.
    • Coordinate oversight with multiple organizations and disciplines to ensure operability, quality, and safety of systems and components.
    • Communicate status of startup and commissioning WTP project activities and brief management on technical issues, options for resolution, and facilitate decision making.

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    As a General Engineer, you will:

    • Be an expert in the field of Startup Engineering and provide technical advice and consultation to a multidisciplinary group of professional and technical personnel engaged in carrying out the WTP project.
    • Be responsible for making critical assessments and decisions as to the nature of technical problems, program requirements, and risks encountered in the startup and commissioning of the WTP.
    • Be required to have comprehensive, professional knowledge of several disciplines of engineering.
    • Perform technical review of contractors engaged in Startup engineering for adequacy and reliability; ensure compliance with established criteria and sound engineering principles; and identify omissions, discrepancies, inadequacies, and nonconformance with approved criteria.
    • Consult with engineers in other organization units, private firms, DOE Headquarters, regulators, and stakeholders to assist in identification and resolution of conflicts and recommend corrective action to prevent delays and facilitate completion of work.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required 1 day per month.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    • Current Federal Employees
    • Current Federal employee with competitive status
    • Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility
    • CTAP/ICTAP eligibles
    • Veterans with VOW, VEOA eligibility
    • Those eligible under an OPM interchange agreement or special appointing authority
    This Position is also advertised to the public under announcement # MP-18-RL-00488-DE

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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