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Public Buildings Service Electrical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts


As an Electrical Engineer, you will have overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, execution, and closure of leasing, design, or construction projects.Location of Position: PBS, Design and Construction Division, Boston, MAThe Design and Construction is responsible for providing national leadership and champion excellence in delivery of public building projects and publicart.

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.


The Major Duties of this position are: Ensuring projects are completed on time, within scope and on budget.

Review complex electrical engineering problems and provides recommendations to GSA management.

Prepares technical reports on electrical engineering matters that influence current and future regional programs.

Exercise full delegated authority from the Contracting Officer reviewing, inspecting, and directing the work as it proceeds in compliance with contract requirements.


Conditions of Employment

Meet all eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date.

U.S. Citizenship or National

Males born after 12/31/1959 must have registered with the Selective Service

1 year probationary period may be required.

Direct Deposit of salary check to financial organization required.

Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable

If selected, you must meet the following conditions: Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES political appointee.

Serve a one year probationary period, if required.

Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).

Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.

Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.


For each job on your resume, provide: the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)

number of hours per week you worked (if part time). If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

The GS-12 salary range starts at $86,283per year.If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR ENGINEERS: A Degree in professional engineering OR a combination of college-level education, training, and/or technical experience. For specifics on qualifying education and/or experience - use the following link: Basic Requirements for Engineer Positions. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: In addition to the Basic Requirements listed above, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11in the Federal service. Specialized experience isis applying professional electrical engineering principles, concepts, and practices in the design of construction or alteration projects involving large and complex buildings or major building systems; or the coordination of the activities of architects, engineers, tenants and construction contractors on such projects. Such experience must also include having independently managed projects and/or large portions of projects (balance scope/quality, schedule and budget) requiring the services of multiple disciplines from project initiation phase through project closeout.

This position has a positive education requirement and transcripts MUST be submitted in order to be considered.


Additional Information

Bargaining Unit status: AFGE

Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.

Relocation-related expenses arenotapproved and will be your responsibility.

On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved: Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government We are also accepting applications from all U.S. Citizens and Nationals under Vacancy Announcement # 21PBSB304MMDE. You must apply separately to each announcement to be considered for both.