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Automation & Electrical Project Engineer
Automation & Electrical Project Engineer
Reference Code: 58403
Location: United States (US) - Charleston, WV
Job Category: Engineering
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program
Reporting to Project Engineer Team Lead, the Project Engineer is responsible for the execution of engineering
and design activities of project delivery and acts as the technical advisor to the Project Manager from prospecting
to operation. The Project Engineer is also responsible for scope development, initiating material procurement
and engineering contractor oversight throughout the project life-cycle to maximize benefit, minimize cost and
- We anticipate filling this position locally, therefore it is not eligible for cross-border or domestic relocation programs.
Conduct initial project feasibility studies, cost estimating, project risk analyses, and conceptual, preliminary and detail
Partners with Operations, Technical Services, and the Project Manager to perform alternative analysis;
Develop draft project Design Basis Memorandum (DBM) and engineering scope of work;
Secure engineering contractor(s) through selection process, contract development and award;
Develop consistent project cost estimates using established guidelines with solicited input from key Company and
third party stakeholders;
Plan and coordinate engagement of internal stakeholders including operations and engineering to provide input to and
review of engineering deliverables;
Collaborate and provide engineering support to Project Stakeholders (Land, Environmental, Air, Operations,
Technical Services Engineering, etc.);
Facilitate project design reviews with Project Stakeholders during FEED and detailed engineering
Review engineering contractor invoices and change order requests;
Oversee 3rd party engineering to ensure work is executed and managed in accordance with approved plans,
contracts, schedules and budgets;
Collaborate with internal drafting and design team to develop, review, and approve engineering deliverables,
Support project bid-meetings;
Establish strategic direction around facility and pipeline engineering specific to FEED work;
Collaborates with Construction, Environmental, Land and Project Management to identify feasible project workspaces;
Schedule and participate in meetings to discuss Process Hazard Analysis (PHA);
Provide procurement support to include:
Engineering & Material Procurement Plan
Material Requisition package review and approval
Technical and Commercial bid tab review and approval
Purchase Requisition package review and approval
Approval drawing review and approval
Updating material tracker
Validate material purchase acknowledgments
Qualification of suppliers
Work with project controls to update engineering and material monthly forecasts;
Assist with the review and evaluation of scope changes during detailed engineering and construction;
Lead the resolution of technical/engineering issues during detailed engineering, construction and commissioning,
including Request for:
Information (RFI) and needs;
Technically support resolution of Non-Conformances generated during engineering, procurement of material,
construction and commissioning;
Manage the workflow between TransCanada and external consultants;
Track key engineering deliverables and adjust engineering plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers;
Responsible for reporting status to project management and making corrective actions as needed;
Lead the Project Engineering Closeout Documentation (DBM, as-builts, etc.) process;
Identify changes and support management of change process to ensure integrity is maintained throughout the design
Identify and document opportunities for improvement as lessons learned throughout the design development process;
Work collaboratively with other project groups to share and implement best practices;
Participate in engineering practice groups;
Contribute to the continual improvement of the company's project management tools and processes;
Other tasks as required.
Qualifications and Education
Project Engineering or Construction Management skills;
Experience in the selection and installation of instrumentation, automation, and power equipment found at Pipeline
Interconnects, Compressor Stations, Mainline Valve settings, metering and regulation facilities:
Knowledge of Station Power system and components (Main Station Disconnects, MCC's, Automatic Transfer
Switches, Generators, Batteries, Uninterruptible Power Supply system, etc.)
Gas Quality Analysis Equipment
Pressure, Temperature, and Level monitoring equipment
Solar Power systems and components
Gas & Fire Detection and Alarm systems and components
Wiring and Conduit sizing and selection
Area Classification requirements
Equipment Grounding methods, systems, and components
Knowledge of Arc flash analysis
Standard communication methods, protocols, and equipment
Leadership skills; ability to create a vision, clearly communicate direction and drive to goal completion;
Team development skills with change management experience; accepts change with grace and understands change
Effective stakeholder management skills;
Applicable gas industry regulatory experience (working knowledge of federal regulatory knowledge, state regulatory
knowledge, and natural gas market knowledge);
Ability to read and understand technical documents including legal contracts and information on new management
concepts and new technology;
Understands and expresses complex and sensitive concepts clearly, correctly and in a well-organized form;
Takes ownership of responsibilities;
Demonstrated ability to influence individuals to accomplish objectives without direct reporting relationships;
Process development skills with a demonstrated ability to shape and continuously improve business processes;
Competent in the following areas: Building a Successful Team; Building Partnerships; Communication; Developing
Others; Strategic Decision Making;
Must be able to process information quickly and make decisions under stress;
Must be able to effectively communicate across all cultural and company boundaries;
Skilled in the areas of team facilitation, collaboration, negotiation and influencing, process mapping, problem solving and
Ability to recognize strategic implications of problems and issues;
Ability to recognize and evaluate risks, hazards, losses and prevent conflicts between activities;
Analytical, communication, facilitation and negotiation skills are needed.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required;
P.E. or ability to obtain licensure is preferred;
Minimum of 2 years of Natural gas pipeline industry experience is strongly preferred, with demonstrable experience in Project Engineering or Construction Management.
Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.
Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.
All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.
Please apply to this posting by 05/02/2019. To apply, please visit transcanada.com/careers through your desktop or laptop. Use reference code 58403. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.
TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. Government.
Make what you do matter.
At TransCanada we dream big, think big and do big things. For over 60 years, we've had the vision and scale to deliver big things that matter to the world. From supplying reliable and efficient energy to millions of North Americans with our pipelines, gas storage and power generation facilities, we believe in making big things possible.
TransCanada is looking for people who are willing to think about the future...and think big. We're looking for people who are ready to take on the most significant challenges of their careers and define energy infrastructure in North America.
Thank you for choosing TransCanada in your career search.
Nearest Major Market: Charleston West Virginia
Job Segment: Project Engineer, Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Electrical, Construction, Engineering
Senior Roadway Engineer
- Senior Roadway Engineer
- Charleston, WV
CDI-Infrastructure is looking for a talented Senior Roadway Engineer to assist with the growth of our Transportation group in our Charleston, WV office. You will be responsible for the management and leadership of transportation projects and staff to develop the plans, designs and analysis of data on civil engineering projects such as roads, bridges, maintenance of traffic, drainage systems and utilities. You will be responsible for the delivery of multi-discipline highway projects (from rural highways to freeway type facilities). To further your career development, you will be asked to be part of the business development collaboration to help grow our Transportation services and have unique opportunities to learn different skill sets while working collectively with other disciplines.
Prepare technical analysis and design; including cost estimating, quantity calculations, etc.
Prepare and review drawings and presentation materials;
Manage contract specifications and documentation;
Liaison with all discipline team members, sub-consultants, clients and agencies;
Provide input and support strategy for pursuits and proposals
Support and initiate marketing efforts
Job Qualifications &
Experience with all aspects of highway / freeway design (e.g. alignments, geometrics, staging, utilities, roadside safety, documents, constructability).
Strong abilities to work with various software packages (i.e. InRoads, Geopak, Microstation, CAD, Microsoft Office).
Knowledge of WVDOH Road and Drainage Design manuals and WVDOH design standards. PennDOT experience a plus.
Experience with technical writing, minute preparation, etc.
Ability to handle multiple projects with the ability to effectively prioritize.
Ability to estimate design level of effort, meet milestone schedule deliverables etc.
General understanding of traffic engineering principles.
Solid understanding of other road design requirements (e.g. drainage / hydraulic design, environmental design / mitigation measure, engineering surveys, geotechnical investigations and design).
Strong communication and organization skills.
Committed team player.
Willingness to assist with work in other disciplines (i.e. bridge inspection, civil engineering).
12 - 20 years of experience.
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field; Master's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field a plus.
Professional Engineer (PE) in WV or ability to obtain in 6 months.
CDI Corporation is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer
Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World
As the Fingerprint Technician, Biometric Technician, you will be responsible for supporting a government program located in CHARLESTON, WV
The Fingerprint Technician works as a part of a dynamic team of professionals assisting the United States Citizenship and Immigration (USCIS) Application Support Center (ASC) operations. The Fingerprint Technician is an PART TIME team member with the primary responsibility of completing biometric registration for applicants seeking legal immigration to the United States. PAE provides all required job training for qualified candidates. The Fingerprint Technician position is a perfect fit for candidates seeking supplemental income and who still want to be active in a work environment.
This position is available immediately; we are actively conducting interviews and encourage you to apply.
Highlights of Responsibilities:
Process applicants for biometrics capture.
Assist applicants with ASC processing forms.
Review immigration and biometrics documentation.
Perform biometrics processing to include capturing electronic fingerprints, photographs, and signatures.
Proof and check work for accuracy and completeness and maintain a 98% efficiency rating for all processed forms.
Provide the highest level of customer service to all applicants.
Track processing time for each applicant.
Safeguard all documents.
Perform additional administrative duties as needed.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a government issued suitability clearance.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Demonstrated experience in customer service.
Ability to work in a high paced environment with the general public.
Ability to stand upright on one's feet for scheduled shift duration.
Ability to hold and grasp applicant's hands to obtain quality fingerprints.
Ability to type and use basic computer programs.
Successful completion of company administered training program.
- Ability to speak a foreign language.
PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.
EEO is the Law Poster
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
Full Time Home Health Registered Nurse (58919)
I believe that better care begins at home.
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence – that's what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation's leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families.
I believe in working for a company that cares as much as I do.
We offer a unique employment package that includes:
Unprecedented opportunities for career growth.
Clinical ladder for professional credentialing and advancement.
Innovative specialties with cutting-edge training and development.
I believe my work is my calling.
As a Home Health Registered Nurse, you will:
Provide admission, case management, and follow-up skilled nursing visits for home health patients.
Administer on-going care and case management for each patient, provide necessary follow-up as directed by the Clinical Manager.
Confer with physician in developing the initial plan of treatment based on physician's orders and initial patient assessment. Provide hands-on care, management and evaluation of the care plan and teaching of the patient in accordance with physician orders, under Clinical Manager's supervision. Revise plan in consultation with physician based on ongoing assessments and as required by policy/regulation.
Coordinate appropriate care, encompassing various healthcare personnel (such as Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Home Health Aides and external providers).
Report patient care/condition/progress to patient's physician and Clinical Manager on a continuous basis.
Implement patient care plan in conjunction with patient and family to assist them in achieving optimal resolution of needs/problems.
Coordinate/oversee/supervise the work of Home Health Aides, Certified Home Health Aides and Personal Care Workers and provides written personal care instructions/care plan that reflect current plan of care. Monitor the appropriate completion of documentation by home health aides/personal care workers as part of the supervisory/leadership responsibility.
Discharge patients after consultation with the physician and Clinical Manager, preparing and completing needed clinical documentation.
Prepare appropriate medical documentation on all patients, including any case conferences, patient contacts, medication order changes, re-certifications, progress updates, and care plan changes. Prepare visit/shift reports, updates/summarizes patient records, and confers with other health care disciplines in providing optimum patient care.
Diploma, Associate or Bachelor Degree in Nursing
Minimum of one year nursing experience preferred
Strong med surg, ICU, ER, acute experience
Home Health experience a plus
Current and unrestricted Registered Nurse licensure
Current CPR certification
Strong organizational and communication skills
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.
To learn more, please contact your local recruiter at (toll free) 855-KND-AT-HOME
Implementation Consultant, Munis, Hcm/Fin
We are hiring multiple Software Implementation Consultants to provide training and implementation assistance for new and existing Tyler clients. Join our growing team of Implementation Consultants who work with our clients all over the country. While being fully supported, you will train clients online and onsite in the proper techniques for installing Tyler's MUNIS product in addition to providing training in the use of related Tyler software. At Tyler Technologies, we devote all of our time, energy and resources to help local governments and school districts become more efficient, accessible and responsive to the needs of their constituents. With more than 4,600 employees (and growing), Tyler has a proven track record of supporting its employee's careers and lives. These are regional positions and are available nationwide.
Charleston, West Virginia
Work with colleagues and managers to implement and proactively manage a superior technology solution for our clients.
Understand clients' business processes and configure applications based on business needs and accepted best practices.
Provide implementation support to new clients by leading customers through the implementation process, communicating with those involved to ensure that implementation is completed and any issues are resolved so client can be successfully utilizing the product. Train users in system set up, administration and maintenance
Assure client satisfaction and successful implementation.
Identify and report software gaps (work closely with our development team and impact future features and functionality of our products)
Proof and analyze data conversions
Continuously evaluate implementation and training procedures and make improvements to facilitate the best possible customer experience. After implementation is complete, provide future training to clients on an as needed basis via telephone and GoToMeeting.
Create user documentation when required
Conduct 12-15 days of billable training per month and maintain an organized training schedule.
Complete training summaries specific to the client following the training to assist other Tyler staff in providing quality customer care.
An Associate's degree OR 2+ years comparable experience in technical training and/or technical support OR a Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field, or comparable work experience
The ability to solve technical problems, dive in to software
The ability to travel extensively (90%) overnight to client sites throughout the U.S.
A valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
Excellent interpersonal and customer services skills
Experience with technical training and/or technical customer service experience
Familiarity and ease with computer systems and common software products
Experience with school district organizations, municipal offices and their technological needs
Working knowledge of accounting, payroll/human resources, utility billing, permitting and planning
Proven problem-solving skills
Exceptional presentation and training skills
Company: CDI Engineering Solutions
Position: Mechanical Engineer
Location: Charleston, WV
Start Date: February-March 2019
Experienced Mechanical Engineer needed for the following responsibilities:
Work with CDI Team in Charleston, WV Site, performing general Mechanical Engineering tasks.
Research, develop, and design various types of equipment and components.
Develop purchase specifications for equipment and components.
Perform calculations and engineering evaluation of various equipment and systems.
Must be excellent communicator capable of estimating and scheduling engineering man hours and resolving multidiscipline problems.
Working experience with the chemical, gas and/or petroleum industry.
Working experience with Pressure Vessel design (ASME), tank design (API) and/or Rotating equipment design.
Must have working knowledge of ASME, API, and other applicable Codes.
Working experience with Pipe Stress Analysis.
9+ years industry experience.
BSME Required, PE Required
CDI Corporation is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer
Role Summary:The Field Engineer I performs on time and accurate Preventative Maintenance in one or more modalities of equipment. The FE1 is aware of and follows all Field Modification Instructions and/or Instrument Service Information bulletins.
Works with experienced Field Engineers, both onsite and remotely, to learn troubleshooting, repair and equipment installation techniques. Responsible for driving customer satisfaction through Service Excellence.
1. Learn to complete on-time and accurate Preventative Maintenance, FMIs and/or ISIs. Assist more experienced field engineers with equipment installation.
2.Work with experienced field engineers on basic troubleshooting and service repair needs on designated equipment.
3.Effectively communicate and partner with teammates and colleagues.
4.Learn to effectively communicate with customers to ensure resolution and proper follow-up, leading to customer satisfaction.
5.Partner with the customer and recommend value-added services that will help the customer run their business more efficiently.
6.Keep up to date on administrative responsibilities such as maintaining customer service logs and internal service records in a timely manner, ordering repair parts, and managing cycle times.
7.Utilize the GEHC escalation process, as needed, and work closely with region and national support to define and implement corrective action plans to resolve customer issues in a timely manner.
8.Serve as a member of the account community for key accounts. Effectively engage commercial counterparts, identify potential sales leads, participate in sales opportunities such as contract renewals, and assist with promoting and implementing revenue programs.
9.Focus on customer needs and satisfaction, while building on and enhancing the relationship with the customer to ultimately become a perceived partner in their business.
10. Keep up to date with competitor information and market trends.
11. Answer service calls independently without assistance within one year of employment.
1. Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field; OR equivalent military education; OR participant in the formal GEHC Biomed/FE Services Internship or Military Externship program; OR High School Diploma/GED and 4 or more years of experience servicing electronic equipment.
2.Experience with Web applications as well as Microsoft suite of products.
3.The successful applicant must comply with GEHC's standard background check, including a post-offer drug test. In addition, during employment, the employee must comply with all customer access policies, including but not limited to obtaining and/or providing proof of required immunizations, and additional drug tests or background checks (including a federal government background check if assigned to support a contract with the federal government).
Candidate must be able to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 35 lbs. unassisted and frequently bend, stoop, twist, climb, crouch/squat, kneel/crawl, sit and stand for long periods of time. Candidate must also be able to reach at, above and below shoulder level, flex/extend neck and have good hand and finger dexterity. Specific vision abilities required by this job may include color, close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
5.Must have and maintain a valid Driver's License.
6.Willingness to be available "after hours", or work a rotating On-Call schedule, including weekends, for critical issues and coverage, as necessary.
1.Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position.
2.Meet Health and Human Services, Environment Health and Safety and/or all other applicable regulatory requirements.
3.Complete all planned Quality, EHS & Compliance training within the defined deadlines.
4.Identify and report any and all customer quality or compliance concerns immediately to the Quality Organization.
5.Identify and report any personal quality or compliance concerns immediately to the Quality Organization.
6.Ensure timely dispatch closure (if applicable).
7.Identify and report any unsafe workplace conditions or unsafe acts to the EHS Organization.
8.Ensure completion of all field modifications instructions (FMI's) within prescribed timeframe (if applicable).
9.Participate in continuous improvement activities by identifying and appropriately escalating process and product quality gaps, providing solutions when possible.
10. Maintain tools and test equipment properly and ensure they are calibrated correctly.
11. Must comply with vendor credentialing requirements.
Desired Characteristics:1. Experience interfacing with both internal team members and external customers as part of a solution based service process.
2.Experience diagnosing and repairing mechanical, electromechanical, and/or electronic equipment.
3.Experience troubleshooting and responding to customer concerns
4.Demonstrate an understanding that customers determine our success.
5.Operate with efficiency and sense of urgency
6.Willingness to learn and adapt to changing environments.
7.Empower and inspire others.
8.Ability to deliver results in an uncertain environment, ability to multitask and prioritize.
About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE's mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.Additional Locations:United States;West Virginia;Charleston;
Resident Monitor (Relief)
Join DISMAS and work for one of the nation's largest not-for-profit provider's specializing in community based adult re-entry programs. Dismas Charities provides quality, cost effective community based residential and non-residential supervision and treatment services. ENJOY meaningful work, indoor work environment, competitive pay and benefits. Do work that POSITIVELY IMPACTS your community, assisting individuals to heal so they can once again be productive and responsible citizens.
This position is for MALE applicants only.
Shift Schedule: Third shift weekends (Saturday 11:30pm to 8:00am)
Education and/or Experience
- Possess a High School diploma or equivalent and demonstrated ability to work with individuals and groups in both routine and emergency situations. Must have one year of paid work experience.
Monitors the custody, security, control, and maintenance of the facility and residents.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Observes, documents, and ensures the accountability of all residents while within the facility and in the community by enforcing all rules, responsibilities, and restrictions assigned to residents. Provides control and documentation of transactions regarding all money, subsistence, medications, first-aid supplies, mail, visitors, accountability checks, and telephone calls.
Assists with managing program services
- Assists and supports Counselors, with resident programming that may include but not be limited to: installing electronic monitoring equipment, visiting residents in the homes and places of employment; and providing alcohol and urine surveillance testing.
- Conducts and documents scheduled internal and external inspections of the premises to maintain the health, safety and accountability of the residents. Ensures physical plant safety/sanitation standards are maintained.
Maintains Working Knowledge and follows all Procedures and Policies
- Outlined in the Statement of Work, Physical Plant and Operations Manuals. Proficiency in knowledge and operations of emergency drills, life safety, facility sanitation, escapes and unusual occurrence procedures.
- In the event of a work stoppage, works the hours necessary to staff the center. Will accept reassigned shifts without advanced notice. Attend and participate in all required appointments/meetings. Some meetings/appointments may be scheduled off site.
- Responsible for general housekeeping of your work place to include: dusting, polishing, vacuuming, and emptying of trash.
- Additional duties may be assigned by the Director. These Programs operate with the understanding that the Federal or State Contracting Authority and/or Executive Management has the right to modify their operating standards, to include staffing requirements and qualifications, as needed, to ensure quality and continuation of services. These changes may affect your qualifications for continued employment in this specific job category or classification.
Ethics- Upholds organizational values; treats people with respect; works with integrity; maintains confidentiality
Customer service- Manages difficult or emotional situations.
Organizational Support- Maintains accurate and detailed records on residents; follows policies and procedures; completes tasks correctly and on time.
Communication- Listens and seeks clarification; Writes clearly and informatively.
Quality- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
Dependability- Follows instructions, responds to management direction; completes tasks on time and notifies appropriate persons when tasks are not completed. Is consistently on time for work.
Initiative- Self-starter; asks for and offers help when needed.
Lead Meteorologist, Gs-1340-13 (Map)
Help Duties Summary
- This announcement is open to current Department of Commerce (DOC) employees on a competitive and permanent appointment and DOC CTAP eligibles.
Learn more about this agency
IMPORTANT APPLICATION DEADLINE: A cut off of candidates from this announcement will not be established prior to Monday, March 25, 2019.
This position is located in the National Weather Service (NWS), Weather Forecast Office (WFO), with potential vacancies across the United States and its territories.
Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) for Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau Alaska is 3.74% for Carolina, Puerto Rico is 3.48% and for Barrigada, Guam is 13.01%. The COLA is not reflected in the locality salary shown in this vacancy announcement.
Post Differential may be authorized for Barrigada, Guam for hires outside of the local area. You may be entitled to 20% post differential allowance in addition to the salary.
COLAs are exempt from Federal income taxes; post differentials are not.
Employees filling positions in Guam or San Juan, PR may be eligible for home leave under the provisions of 5 C.F.R. § 630.601
Salary ranges will vary based on the location. Please visit: OPM Salary Charts for specific salary information related to a specific location.
- Applicants currently occupying a 1340 series position in the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration and applying under competitive merit promotion procedures are covered under the "Exception" clause and DO NOT need to submit transcripts.
As a Lead Meteorologist, you will perform the following duties:
Serve as the shift leader responsible for quality and timeliness of all NWS forecast and service products, warnings, and advisories prepared and issued by the Weather Forecast Office (WFO).
Conduct a weather watch which involves interpretation of Doppler radar data, satellite imagery, and the analysis of other hydrometeorological data for the preparation of all WFO warning, forecast and service products, including individual briefings.
Serve as the primary contact with other Federal, state, and local agencies such as FAA, FEMA, and emergency management and law enforcement officials over matters involving the initiation and implementation of immediate or emergency public health and safety measures based on NWS forecasts, warnings and watches.
Handle general office administrative matters which may occur on shift including augmenting staff, and approve overtime and leave.
Occasional Travel is required
- Job family (Series)
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply.
Required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.
Must be suitable for Federal employment.
Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov).
Time-in-grade requirements must be met by closing date of announcement.
This position requires a Public Trust Security Clearance.
A one year probationary period may be required.
This position is in the bargaining unit.
OTHER EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS:
Rotating shift work is required with the WFO in operation 24 hours a day, seven days a week. During periods of threatening weather or rapidly changing weather conditions, the increase in workload and the necessity for rapid dissemination of weather warnings and updates requires periods of acute mental alertness and produces considerable mental stress. Adverse weather conditions often require the incumbent to work hours longer than the usual shift, adding to mental and physical stress.
College Transcript: If you are qualifying based on education, submit a copy of your college transcript that lists college courses detailing each course by the number and department (i.e., bio 101, math 210, etc.), course title, number of credit hours and grade earned. You must submit evidence that any education completed in a foreign institution is equivalent to U.S. education standards with your resume. You may submit an unofficial copy of the transcript at the initial phase of the application process. If course content cannot be easily identified from the title of the course as listed on your transcript, you must submit an official course description from the college/university that reflects the content at the time the course was taken.
Note: Your college transcript is used to verify successful completion of degree, or college course work. An official college transcript will be required before you can report to duty.
Applicants must meet ALL application requirements, to include a complete online resume, by 11:59 p.m. EASTERN TIME (ET) on the closing date of this announcement.
Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: This position requires applicants to meet a Basic Education Requirement in addition to at least one year of specialized experience in order to be found minimally qualified. You MUST meet one of the following basic education requirements:
A. Degree: meteorology, atmospheric science, or other natural science major that included:
- At least 24 semester (36 quarter) hours of credit in meteorology/atmospheric science including a minimum of:
a. Six semester hours of atmospheric dynamics and thermodynamics; *
b. Six semester hours of analysis and prediction of weather systems (synoptic/mesoscale);
c. Three semester hours of physical meteorology; and
d. Two semester hours of remote sensing of the atmosphere and/or instrumentation.
Six semester hours of physics, with at least one course that includes laboratory sessions. *
Three semester hours of ordinary differential equations. *
At least nine semester hours of course work appropriate for a physical science major in any combination of three or more of the following: physical hydrology, statistics, chemistry, physical oceanography, physical climatology, radiative transfer, aeronomy, advanced thermodynamics, advanced electricity and magnetism, light and optics, and computer science.
There is a prerequisite or corequisite of calculus for course work in atmospheric dynamics and thermodynamics, physics, and differential equations. Calculus courses must be appropriate for a physical science major.
B. Combination of education and experience: course work as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience need not have been in the federal government.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies; knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
To qualify at the GS-13 level:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: In addition to meeting the Basic Requirements above, applicants must also possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following:
Analyzing and assessing the current and forecast weather situation at both the synoptic and mesoscale levels;
Devising, formulating and disseminating hydrometeorological forecasts, watches, warnings and advisories;
Using dual polarization radar to issue forecasts and warnings;
Applying professional knowledge of meteorology and hydrology, applied research, or data management techniques, to warning and forecast methods in order to lead or participate in local development activities or local forecast operational techniques development; and
Providing briefings to government or other decision makers on hazardous weather or water events.
Substitution of education for specialized experience is not applicable to this vacancy.
Secretary - Extension, Charleston
The WVU Extension Service Kanawha County Office, located in Charleston WV, is seeking applications for a temporary secretary to provide administrative support to their program staff.
In order to be successful, the candidate will be able to:
Perform receptionist duties such as greeting visitors and answering phones.
Complete database entry functions.
Copy and print documents.
Assemble packets and packages for mailing and distribution.
Maintain office supply inventory and ensure copiers, printers and fax machine are stocked with paper and ink supplies.
The WVU Extension Service is a primary outreach division of West Virginia University, embracing the heart of the University's land-grant mission. With offices in each of the state's 55 counties, Extension helps West Virginians improve their quality of life and solve problems through the application of research and evidence-based knowledge. Our educators and volunteers build and help sustain collaborations and partnerships with people and organizations across the state to improve their lives and communities.
Pay Grade: 8
Length of Assignment: Approximately 3 months
High School Diploma or GED (Associate's degree preferred)
1 year experience in an office environment
Knowledge of basic office procedures
Professional and polite attitude
Ability to comprehend written and verbal instructions.
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