Civil Engineer Highway Construction Direct Hire Job

Vacancy No. FHWA.WFL-2022-0016 Department Federal Highway Administration
Salary $66,214.00 to $118,080.00 Grade 11 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/24/2022 Close Date 10/31/2022
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has full-time and seasonal Civil Engineer (Construction) positions available in the newly established Regional Project Offices (RPOs) in the Western Federal Lands Highway Division (WFLHD). Projects occur primarily on Federal Lands managed by other Federal agencies (e.g., National Park Service & U.S. Forest Service) & include multi-state areas.

This is an open continuous announcement which will be used to fill vacant positions when needed.

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This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

Applications will be accepted from any U.S. Citizen. Direct Hire Authority will be used to fill this position. The 'Rule of Three', Veterans Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants does not apply to this vacancy.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Given our continuing need for professionals in this field, we will routinely review applications and refer candidates for potential interviews multiple times during the open period of the announcement. Following these dates, we will contact qualified applicants to schedule interviews. We will give equal consideration to all applications we receive. This announcement may close earlier or be extended, NTE a total of 1 year.

For this announcement, all applicants will be reviewed to determine if they meet the basic qualifications for this position, specifically the educational and specialized experience requirements. Applicants will not be rated or ranked. Veteran's Preference does NOT apply.

All applications that are verified to meet the basic qualifications will be referred to the selecting official. Applicants considered highly qualified by the selecting official or her designee(s) may be afforded one or more interviews and asked to complete a practical exercise and provide one or more writing samples. The results of the interview(s), the practical exercise, and the evaluation of the writing sample(s) will be considered in the hiring process. 

All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated by a resume. If, upon review, it is determined that your resume and/or supporting documents do not support your answer choices, your application may be removed from consideration.

Ultimately, the Automated Staffing Office is responsible for determining an applicant's eligibility. Please ensure that your resume provide enough detail to support your answers to the Vacancy Specific Questions.

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