General Engineer Job in AIKEN, SC

Vacancy No. TN-19-SR-00241-DH Department Department of Energy
Salary $88,704.00 to $115,313.00 Grade 13 to 13
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 4/19/2019 Close Date 7/18/2019
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 04/19/2019 to 07/18/2019

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 13

  • Salary

    $88,704 to $115,313 per year

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time


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Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes Permanent change of Duty Station will not be offered. Relocation and Recruitment incentives may be authorized, subject to availability of funds.

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to

Clarification from the agency

All qualified U.S. Citizens. This position is announced under the Department of Energy's Direct Hire Authority (DHA) for General Engineer. (STEM position)

Announcement number


Control number


  • Duties



    This is an open continuous announcement open for 3 months with multiple cut-off dates.

    The initial cut off date is 05/02/19. Additional certificates will be issued to Selecting Officials when a vacancy is identified.

    Cut-off dates: 06/02/19; 07/02/19; 07/18/19 (announcement closes)

    This announcement will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Savannah River Operations Office, Aiken South Carolina.

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    As a General Engineer/Facility Representative, you will:

    • Serve as technical authority in assigned nuclear and nonnuclear facilities that are highly complex and have potentially significant harmful consequences that present unique hazards to workers, the public, and the environment. 
    • Conduct daily on-site performance-based evaluations of facilities and operations from the standpoint of public/personal health and safety, industrial and nuclear safety, security, quality assurance, environmental protection, facility modification and maintenance, and formality of operations and management areas.
    • Review and evaluate contractor plans and procedures for compliance with DOE and other Federal, state and local requirements through the performance-based assessment inspection process. Areas of review include the broader management areas which have facility-wide and/or safety envelope implications, e.g., work control systems, engineering controls, quality assurance, radiological control, technical safety requirements, environmental protection, design, formality of operations etc.
    • Participate in the investigation, review, and resolution of occurrences and reports to ensure that contractor actions related the DOE Order are reported and stated correctly; that corrective actions meet DOE expectations; and appropriate DOE staff and management receive timely notification of the issue/concern.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    14 - Full Promotion Level GS-14

  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

  • Requirements
  • Required Documents
  • Benefits
  • How to Apply
  • Fair & Transparent

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