Non-supervisory General Engineers (Facilities Engineers)

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  • Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center
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CLOSES: July 16, 2024
Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center (AFNWC) is currently seeking TWO full-time Non-supervisory General Engineer (009606711M, 009722601M) to work in the Technical Division, Program Management and Integration Directorate (AFNWC/PIT) at Kirtland Air Force Base near Albuquerque, NM.
This position is an NH-0801-03, which has a typical 2024 salary range of $87,878 - $135,851. 
The primary purpose of the position is to serve as a facilities engineer supporting design, construction, and nuclear certification reviews for Weapons Generation Facility (WGF) projects, Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC3) facility projects, Long Range Standoff Weapon (LRSO) facility projects, and AFNWC headquarters facility operations and maintenance (O&M) projects.
Candidates should have a strong background in professional engineering principles and working in teams, specifically in DoD facilities engineering.  Experience with Air Force nuclear certified aircraft and weapon systems, or experience with military aircraft systems and conventional weapons integration is desired.  Furthermore, the candidate will assess the impact of emerging technology on current systems and processes to formulate recommendations and solutions. 
  • Applies engineering knowledge to review WGF, NC3, LRSO and other AFNWC MLCON and O&M facility projects, ensuring designs conform to established codes, criteria and standards.
  • Applies advanced theories, concepts, and principles related to development or sustainment of systems for MILCON and facility modernization projects.
  • Provides expert advice and counsel to senior leaders and key stakeholders responsible for broad program operations with an emphasis on facilities.
  • Provides review and recommendations to infrastructure proposals for various construction and renovation projects.
  • Collaborate with the project teams, Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC), Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC), US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) and key stakeholders regarding design and construction submittals. Support technical reviews of critical documents and designs.
  • Leads reviews on architect-engineer and construction contractor‐provided design and construction submittals.
  • Manages multiple efforts to develop technical requirements, acquisition strategies, identify contract vehicles, and execute plans with cost, schedule, and performance constraints to fill capabilities gaps.
  • Supports development of facility deviations for areas that do not meet design requirements for nuclear certification.
  • Briefs program managers and customers on issues and risks associated with design and construction for facility essential systems.
  • Collaborates with teams and leadership to provide decisional briefings and presentations based on data, trends and findings.
  • U.S. CITIZENSHIP and ability to obtain a TOP SECRET security clearance.
  • Required to handle and safeguard sensitive and classified information in accordance with regulations to reduce potential compromise; employee must obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance.
  • 5 years DoD military construction (MILCON) program experience is highly desired.
  • 3 years of experience using principles of systems engineering, civil engineering or facilities engineering.
  • Experience in executing analytical studies of complex systems with strong ability to gather, assemble, analyze and interpret data and results to provide support to decision makers.
  • Experience with Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center (AFIMSC)/AFCEC and the MILCON priority process is desired.
  • Must be able to understand and interpret building codes, facility design analyses, drawings, specifications, construction submittals.
  • This position will be coded under the Acquisition Professional Development Program (APDP), Engineering and Technical Management Practitioner Level certification.
  • Employee must meet Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) requirements, which includes achieving Engineering and Technical Management “Practitioner” certification category within the required timeframe after appointment.
  • In accordance with the Ethics in Government Act, 1978, employee may be required to file an OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, upon appointment and will be required to file annually.
  • Experience in developing project cost estimates for planning, design, and construction is highly desired.
  • Current registration or licensure as a professional engineer or certification as an engineer intern in any US State or territory is desired. In accordance with HQ USAF/DP Memo, “Payment of Expenses to Obtain Professional Credentials” dated 23 March 2003, employees may request reimbursement of expenses required to maintain professional credentials in accordance with their local unit procedures, subject to funds availability.
When applying at the link below, please use Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome. Click the apply button to complete an application and upload resume (PDF or Word Document) and/or additional documents (Transcripts, certifications, Veterans Docs (DD214), SF-50).
Apply at by July 16, 2024.
If you have questions about this position or about the application process, please contact Arlene Pando, AFNWC Recruitment Specialist, at
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Equal Opportunity Employer. U.S. citizenship required. Must be of legal working age