General Engineer / Physical Scientist EN-0801/1301-04
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
About the organization
Established by Congress in 2000, NNSA is a semi-autonomous agency within the U.S. Department of Energy responsible for enhancing national security through the military application of nuclear science. NNSA maintains and enhances the safety, security, and effectiveness of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile; works to reduce the global danger from weapons of mass destruction; provides the U.S. Navy with safe and militarily effective nuclear propulsion; and responds to nuclear and radiological emergencies in the United States and abroad.
Incumbent will function a staff member providing scientific/engineering advice, guidance and assistance to NNSA program offices or site managers on the interpretation and application of technical requirements and policies.
As a General Engineer/Physical Scientist, you will:
Provide scientific/engineering advice, guidance and assistance to NNSA program offices or site managers on the interpretation and application of technical requirements and policies, execution of priorities andschedules, implementation of data exchanges and standardization, evaluation of significant modifications and/or alternative approaches, and initiation of revisions or corrective actions as required.
Develop estimates for inclusion in program budget, supporting data and justifications for assigned program segments.
Review budget input from contractors, make revisions as appropriate.
Recommend revisions to program schedules and resource information.
Establishes and tracks performance against technical milestones.
Review progress of engineering/scientific technical activities; compare costs and schedule to established baseline; and provide timely and accurate status reports to management.
Evaluate field site and/or contractor performance.
Conduct annual reviews of budget documents, strategic plans, management commitments, regulatory compliance agreements and incentive contracts and fees to ensure consistency with program guidance.
A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/band (EN-03/NN-03 or GS-13) in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: experience applying engineering or physical science disciplines to enforce regulatory compliance of programs and projects; independently provide guidance to program plans and strategies; and recommend solutions to complex scientific, engineering, or program management problems and issues associated with nuclear and non-nuclear projects or facilities.
This position has a positive education requirement. Therefore, you MUST provide documentation supporting any education claims in your application. This can include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned and final grade. For specific education requirements, please see the Education Requirements.
801- Degree: professional engineering / 1301
- A. Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
93907.00 to 150226.00-Base plus locality for area where selection is made.
Contact email: [email protected]
You must submit a resume supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire. Your resume should list all work experience (paid and unpaid); you must list the full name and address of the each employer.
For all types of work experience, you should indicate the start and end dates (include month, day, and year); you must also list the average number of hours per week that you worked.
Educational or Professional Licence requirements are indicated for this vacancy:
Documentation verifying your educational claims which can include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned and final grade. If qualifying on the basis of an alternate method, i.e., professional license, you must submit official documentation to support your claim with your a claim with your application package.
Failure to provide this documentation will result in not receiving consideration for this position.
Equal Opportunity Employment
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