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General Engineer Job in MEMPHIS, TN

General Engineer Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $72,168.00 to $93,821.00 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/8/2017 Close Date 11/22/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

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  • Open & closing dates

    11/08/2017 to 11/22/2017

  • Salary

    $72,168 to $93,821 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 12

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



2 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.

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  • Duties



    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    The VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).

    Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.

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    This position is located in the Engineering Service at the Memphis VAMC in Memphis, TN. You will serve as the professional engineer consultant to the Chief, Engineering Service and medical center management on engineering problems and solutions involved in the modification, improvement, maintenance and operation of a large multifaceted medical center and two national cemeteries. You will be assigned projects of a multi-engineering discipline nature which includes electrical, mechanical, civil, structural, architectural and electronics engineering and engineering principles and knowledge (HVAC, electrical, structural, architectural, utilities, nurse call, communication and a variety of complex medical equipment). Major duties include but are not limited to:

    Prepares correspondence, technical reports, status reports, construction and inspection of projects;
    Modifies or replaces total systems with dissimilar materials or design that do not resemble the original system;
    Complete projects such as parking lots, landscaping, electrical modifications, HVAC design changes, architectural modifications, medical equipment changes and various other engineering designs;
    Makes inspections, consultation with the contractor to resolve complex unforeseen problems;
    Certifies contractor payrolls in accordance with Davis-Bacon wage rates and rules;
    Checks and approves/disapproves contractor samples, submittals, shop drawings and material certifications;

    Work schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description Title/PD#: General Engineer/ 9844
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: AUTHORIZED
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/483729100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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