This is an standing register is being used to create a pool of candidates. The initial cutoff date is 01/30/19. Certificates will be issued to Selecting Officials as vacancies are identified.
This announcement will be used to fill vacancies throughout all of NNSA.
This announcement is part of DOE's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Job Fair.
The salary stated above is basic salary. Locality pay will be added depending upon the duty station.
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A successful candidate in this position will serve as a General Engineer/Physical Scientist contributing professional engineering and scientific expertise for the assigned program or functional area.
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 and schedules, implementation of data exchanges and standardization, evaluation of significant modifications and/or alternative approaches, and initiation of revisions or corrective actions as required.
Recommend revisions to program schedules and resource information.
Establish and track performance against technical milestones.
Review progress of engineering/scientific technical activities; compare costs and schedules 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 and approved baselines, reviews deviations in critical path, and recommends changes in performance measures and other milestones/events.
Independently make decisions concerning both technical and administrative policies and resolve controversial problems and/or conflicting points of view concerning the adequacy of the contractorâ€™s environmental, safety and health procedures or compliance with applicable orders, laws, and regulations.
Participate in hearings, high level meetings, conferences and special working groups with contractor and other subject matter experts; Federal, state, and local regulators (e.g. EPA, NRC, etc), and oversight entities (e.g. Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board).
Duties described are at the full performance level.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel away from the official duty station may be required.
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