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The selectee in this position will serve as a Supervisory General Engineer/Architect at Camp Lemonnier of NAVAL FACILITIES ENG COMMAND ATLANTIC.
This is a full-time temporary assignment not-to-exceed 1 year. This position is a 100% TDY position at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa.
The above salary does not include locality. Locality adjustment will be determined by duty location once a selection has been made.The successful selectee will perform the following duties:
- Enforce all technical and administrative provisions involving multiple engineering disciplines related to the management of assigned construction and design contracts.
- Review and approve the PWD position concerning contractor entitlement for change through interpretation of formal clauses and the technical requirements of plans and specifications.
- Serve as mediator and arbitrator on difficult issues in order to field questions, de-conflict the issues, and defend policy on the spot.
- Ensure projects are tracked using appropriate NAVFAC software tools such as the ieFACMAN suit (eProjects/eContract).
Assign work to subordinates based on priorities taking into consideration the difficulties and requirements of assignments, type of existing workload, and the capabilities of the employees.In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
BASIC REQUIREMENT: This position requires registration as a professional engineer/architect. It is strongly recommended that you provide a copy of your registration with your application.
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal Service by performing the following duties: 1) Managing or assisting in the management of a diverse team of architects and engineers professionals and technicians engaged in the execution of facilities projects, adhering to cost, quality, and schedule requirements; 2) Providing technical consultant-level support for planning, design, construction, and environmental programs associated with complex industrial and operational facilities and equipment; 3) Identifying resource requirements for projects (manpower and dollars) and recommends appropriate changes to solve complicated technical, budget or resource issues; 4) Preparing and presenting high level reports/briefs on project status, including recommendations for solutions to problems involving project scope, funding, etc. NOTE: THIS INFORMATION MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
Must be a US Citizen.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
Who May Apply: Current, permanent career or career-conditional civilian employees of Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC). Note: Your most recent Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50, must show NV25 in block 47 (Agency Code) to support your claim.
Work Environment: Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa is located in a harsh environmental setting with adverse weather conditions for many months of the year (excessive heat, humidity, and rain) and working in areas populated by poisonous snakes, plants, and/or insects, and contagious diseases and poor air quality, chemical handling areas, and damp and unheated spaces. The work may require extensive work shifts of 12-16 hours a day and more than a 5 day workweek. Generally, indoor work location has power, water, heating and air conditioning, although outages should be expected. The incumbent will be required to live on the camp, where living quarters are a container living unit (CLU), which may be very cramped with the requirement to share bathroom facilities. Initial living quarters may be a tent. Fatigue may occur from long work hours and uncomfortable living conditions.
The position may be required to provide immediate contingency support requiring a physical and immunizations deemed necessary for the environment in which this support is provided.
Incumbent is entitled to 25% Post Differential pay.
Potential benefits for working in Djibouti: Ability to gain international work experience
Professional development by working in an area at the forefront of construction and community growth
High potential for overtime pay
Local Market Supplement (based on parent command location)
Imminent Danger Pay - $225/month (first 42 days)
Post Differential Allowance - currently 25% of base pay (beginning day 43+)