General Engineer/Civil Engineer

Department of the Interior/National Park Service

About the organization

Our agency takes care of national significant resources in history, scenic and historical nature for generations to enjoy.

Duties

Provides civil engineering expertise to perform or direct design, construction, operations and
maintenance of park facilities. Conducts, or directs others in conducting investigations of project sites to determine the feasibility of the proposed project, including the development of design alternatives and subsequent analysis to ensure the projects are in compliance with National Park Service Management policies and applicable federal, state and local standards. Performs or contracts for professional reviews, assessments, special studies, master plans, comprehensive designs, pre/schematic designs, and final contract documents.

Qualifications

A. Degree: Engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree in a school of engineering with at least one or more program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET); or (2) include differential and integral calculus AND courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. OR
B. Combination of education AND experience: - college level education, training AND/OR technical experience that furnished: (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, AND (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:
Professional registration or licensure -- current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any State.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

The position is for Big Bend National Park but will be located in Alpine Texas at the offsite work office.

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