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Safety Engineer

Department of Defense

This is a Contract position in Robins Air Force Base, GA posted September 16, 2020.

* DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryThe primary purpose of this position is to serves as the technical specialist and lead safety engineer on the limitations of proven concepts and practices of safety engineering as they apply to the design, testing and operations of assigned small or less complex new programs, or as an assistant safety engineer for larger, or more complex programs.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilities* Identify, analyze, and control hazardous conditions, exposures and practices.* Comply with security directives for access to and handling of classified information.* Review, critique and ultimately approve the design of assigned small or less complex new programs, or assigned portions of large, or more complex, new programs to ensure systems safety design principles have been incorporated.* Develop a high level of computer hardware and software expertise with unique applications to launch vehicle, payload, ground support equipment and related facilities systems.Travel RequiredOccasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.Supervisory statusNoPromotion Potential15* Job family (Series)0803 Safety Engineering* RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment* Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.* U.S. Citizenship is required* Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov* Total salary varies depending on location of position* PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations* Recruitment incentives may be authorized* Position may be subject to random drug testing* Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays* Shift work and emergency overtime may be required* Employee must maintain current certifications, if applicable* A security clearance may be required* Disclosure of Political Appointments is required* Per National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of fiscal year (FY) 2017. Section 1111 modifies 5 United States Code (U.S.C.) 3326; Veterans who are retiring within 180 days of appointment effective date may require a 180 day waiver package.* May be required to serve a probationary period* This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement ProgramQualificationsIn order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Individual Occupational Requirement, Professional and Scientific Positions.SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:GS-09: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-07) or equivalent in the Federal service which includes professional knowledge of safety engineering concepts, principles, and practices and familiarity with other engineering disciplines to perform routine projects with complete responsibility, or portions of large and complex projects; apply standard practices of related engineering disciplines as they relate to systems safety; apply comprehensive knowledge in other related areas such as the extent of Electrical Hazard Classification of facilities that process or store flammable propellants, the National Electrical Code, OSHA, and many other safety-related regulations and laws.ORhave a master’s or equivalent graduate degreeOR2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree which provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this positionORhave a combination of education and specialized experience.GS-11: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-09) or equivalent in the Federal service which includes professional knowledge and abilities applicable to a wide range of safety engineering duties; ability to modify standard practices and adapt equipment or techniques to solve a variety of problems; ability to adapt precedents or make significant departures from previous approaches to similar projects in order to provide for the specialized requirement of some projects; and ability to apply standard practices of related engineering disciplines as they relate to Safety Engineering.ORyears of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D.ORequivalent doctoral degreeORhave a combination of education and specialized experience.GS-12: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-11) or equivalent in the Federal service which includes comprehensive professional knowledge in one or more specialized fields required in systems safety, as well as professional knowledge in other multidisciplinary engineering concepts, principals, practices, and standards or disciplines such as aeronautical, chemical, electrical, mechanical, or safety engineering; have a solid foundation of research techniques and concomitant ability to obtain information concerning subject studies to perform sound analysis; and knowledge of and experience in risk-management techniques and cost-benefit analyses.NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-12 level.FOR GS-13: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent at the next lower grade (GS-12) or equivalent in the Federal service which includes expert knowledge of management and engineering (emphasis on safety engineering) principles, purposes, functions, and values including regulations, standards, techniques, and processes for highly complex space systems, safety programs, and program management.NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-13 level.GS-14: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent at the next lower grade (GS-13) or equivalent in the Federal service which includes in-depth knowledge of higher mathematics, physics, chemistry, and engineering theories, methods, and techniques. Comprehensive and expert knowledge of safety program management requirements, techniques and procedures sufficient to plan, coordinate, evaluate and manage the organizations safety program.NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-14 level.GS-15: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent at the next lower grade (GS-14) or equivalent in the Federal service which includes mastery of, and skill in applying one or more specialized professional fields required in systems and range safety and additional professional knowledge of other multidisciplinary engineering concepts, principals, practices, and standards in such specialties as aeronautical, chemical, electrical, mechanical, safety engineering and risk management techniques and cost benefit analysis to plan, evaluate, and execute short- and long-range programs and projects, often characterized by high visibility, unusual urgency, high complexity, and/or criticality, which impact national range safety.NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-15 level.Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800/ORTo view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROFKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:1. Knowledge of multidiscipline engineering concepts; principles and practices.2. Knowledge of engineering standards, methods, practices, and techniques, materials, and equipment to determine compliance with federal, state, and local codes and regulations.3. Knowledge of health, safety, and environmental requirements, applicable standards, regulations and/or technical orders.4. Knowledge of risk management techniques and cost benefit analyses.5. Skill in operating a computer and common applications such as word processing, spread sheets, presentation preparation, internet use, and email. Ability to analyze, interpret, and apply rules, regulations and procedures tin a variety of situations and recommend timely and economical solutions.6. Skill in determining acceptable resolutions to complex engineering problems which require consideration of safety, cost, an schedule. Ability to plan and organize tasks and coordinate with other engineering disciplines, other personnel and organizations as required. Ability to communicate effectively both orally an in writing and maintain working relations.PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.EducationIF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience; transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.