Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: All Interested Applicants/ All Sources
Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation Appointment Type Term appt, NTE 4 yrs Appointment Type Details: Definite Not to Exceed Note: Term appointment NTE 4 years “with a possibility of extension depending on the continuity of the project and funds availability”.
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply. Summary:
The work schedule for this position is:
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications, or their candidacy may end. Supervisory Position: No Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No Travel Required: Not Required
Duties Basic Function of the Position: This position is located in the Overseas Building Operations (OBO) office, U.S. Embassy, New Delhi. Under the supervision of the Construction Manager, the Construction Engineer is responsible for managing the operations of the OBO New Delhi office in accordance with the construction contract cost and schedule. The incumbent is required to prepare reports and other control documentation. S/he will inspect ongoing construction activities to ascertain that the implementation of the contractors and sub-contractor construction schedule is managed effectively. The Construction Engineer shall be capable of working independently and shall provide professional construction control expertise in support of OBO project oversite responsibilities. The incumbent will perform other duties as assigned by the agency.
Note: This is a limited-term appointment, all positions with the Office of Building Operations (OBO) office are project based positions and the continuity of these positions will depend on funds availability and OBO project completion. The incumbent should be flexible to work on evenings, weekends, early mornings, U.S. and Indian holidays, as per requirement.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: The position requires five years of experience working as a project engineer/engineer at a manufacturing plant, major resort, hospital, office complex, or a large university/school system performing construction management, including one year of management and supervisory experience within this time frame.
(Describe your previous and current job responsibilities in detail on the Education and Experience tab.)
Please note ‘R’ stands for Re-advertisement. This position is being re-advertised and interested applicants will have to submit a new application. Please reach out to HR if you have any questions. Education Requirements:
The position requires completion of a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, architecture, or construction management.
Indicate on the qualifications questionnaire all the education details as relevant for the position (Bachelor and/or higher for this vacancy). (Your answer should also let us know if you have completed Class X or XII or any other degree or vocational courses. Also, please specify the name of the Certificate/Degree/Diploma course and the major subjects for each qualification you possess.)
Please see the Language requirements listed under Evaluations. Please indicate your proficiency level separately for each of the required languages, using one of the following levels:
Level 1, Basic – Examples: Basic greetings, phrases, numbers and signs.
Level 2, Limited – Examples: Directions, simple questions
Level 3, Good working knowledge – Examples: Conversations about familiar topics, complex documents
Level 4, Fluent – Examples: Infer nuanced meaning from complex documents
Level 5, Translator – Examples: Certified professional translator in this language Evaluations:
Level 4 (Fluent) in English (Speaking, Reading, and Writing) is required. This may be tested.
Level 4 (Fluent) in Hindi (Speaking, Reading, and Writing) is required.
(Please indicate on the qualification questionnaire whether you have these required levels.)
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. Qualifications:
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Benefits: Agency Benefits:
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
The pay plan is assigned at the time the conditional offer letter is issued by the HR Office. Other Information:
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.
COVID-19 Requirements for Eligible Family Members
As required by Executive Order 14043, Eligible Family Members who will be employed on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Temporary Appointment (TEMP) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected for the position, the agency will provide you additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a medical or religious accommodation.
Eligible Family Members who will be employed on a Personal Services Agreement and compensated under the USG pay plan will be required to attest to their vaccination status using the Vaccine Attestation Form. If you are not fully vaccinated or decline to provide this information, you will be required to demonstrate proof of a negative COVID-19 test completed within 72 hours of entry to a Mission facility and comply with enhanced COVID-19 mitigation protocols. If selected for the position, the agency will provide you additional information regarding these requirements.
COVID-19 Requirements for Local Candidates
Candidates who will be employed on either a Personal Services Agreement or a direct hire appointment and compensated under the Mission’s Local Compensation Plan will be required to follow all Mission COVID-19 policies applicable to Locally Employed Staff. If selected for the position, the agency will provide you additional information regarding these requirements.