October 19, 2015

The San Juan National Forest is outreaching for a Civil Engineering Technician GS-0802-05/06/07/08/09. The position is within the San Juan’s Supervisor’s Office engineering group and with a duty station in Durango, Colorado. This notification is being circulated to inform prospective applicants of this upcoming opportunity and to determine interest in the position.

The position will be part of the facilities program. Duties may include:

• Conducting condition surveys, real property inventories, and other inspections of buildings, structures, water systems, wastewater systems and roads. Input of survey and inventory data into the database of record. Development of project proposals based on inspections.
• Management of residential quarters including inspections, billing, and identifying and scheduling needed repairs.
• Development of plans, specifications, estimates, and assembling contracts for new construction, reconstruction, and maintenance. Prepare original designs under the supervision of a senior engineer for structures, facilities, recreation, and other miscellaneous projects.
• Identify and recommend solutions to engineering problems through applying civil engineering principals, performing calculations, and gathering input from specialists, interdisciplinary teams and stakeholders.
• Administering contracts as an Inspector or Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) and providing technical advice, recommendations and suitable alternatives to the Contracting Officer and engineering staff.
• Contributing to and reviewing environmental documents and reports that associated with engineering projects. Coordinate as necessary with resource specialists on environmental clearances. May prepare or assist in the preparation of environmental documents for engineering projects.
• Utilizing written and verbal communications, drafting, design, and mapping software such as AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and ArcGIS to accomplish engineering objectives.
• Performing topographic and other surveys.
• Work is performed in the office and field. Travel to remote locations will be required, and may require up to 25% of the employee’s time. Field work will include physical exertion such as walking in rough, uneven, slippery, and mountainous terrain while carrying moderately heavy field instruments and gear.

Those who are interested must meet the qualification requirements for the GS-802 series which is covered by the Professional and Scientific standards. The OPM Qualification Standards Handbook Manual is available for review at any federal personnel office or on the Internet at:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level in the federal service is required. Specialized experience must be directly related to the position to be filled, and demonstrates the candidate is equipped with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Qualifications and time-in grade requirements must be met within 60 calendar days of the closing date of the announcement.



If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please email Mary Blanchard at mjblanchard@fs.fedu.us by close of business October 30, 2015 with the following information:

If you are currently a Federal employee, please provide the following information.
If not a current permanent (career or career conditional) employee, are you eligible to be hired under any of the following special authorities; person with disabilities, Veteran's readjustment, disabled Veteran's w/30% compensable disability, Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act of 1998, former Peace Corps volunteer, or other

For additional information on this position, please contact Mary Blanchard, Facilities Engineer at (970)385-1319. Respondents will be notified when the announcement is posted in USAJOBS.Gov.


Satellite Systems Engineer (C) Engineering Job Detail Satellite Systems Engineer (C)
Kirtland Afb, NM
Honeywell International is a $34 billion diversified technology and manufacturing global leader. Honeywell has more than 132,000 employees in 100 countries around the world and has a demonstrated heritage of innovation and achievement. Honeywell Aerospace is a $12 billion strategic business group (SBG). Honeywell Aerospace is a leading global provider of integrated avionics, propulsion engines, aircraft and engine systems and full-service solutions for our customers. The business is organized into three strategic business units to serve the needs of Aerospace manufacturers and end users in three key industry segments:
•Air Transport & Regional
•Business & General Aviation
•Defense & Space

With operations at nearly 100 worldwide manufacturing and service sites, Honeywell Aerospace strives to enhance customer value by making flight safer, more reliable and more cost-effective. Our vision is to transform the world with Aerospace technology and innovative people. In the air and on the ground, Honeywells Aerospace products can be found on virtually every type of aircraft in use, in nearly every region of the world.

Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc., (HTSI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Honeywell headquartered in Columbia, MD, with approximately 4,000 employees at over 148 locations around the world. We are a recognized leader in delivering engineering, information, logistics and professional services to clients in the space, defense, logistics, health and information technology markets.

Participate on projects, in addition to supporting user and customer interface meetings, exercises, and rehearsals. Perform a variety of mission readiness activities in preparation for launch and operations of new satellites. Activities might include, but not limited to planning, preparation, execution, and evaluation for satellite and launch vehicle rehearsals, exercises, and compatibility tests. Performs the following duties supporting unique, one of a kind spacecraft missions:

The planning, support, and conducting operations for orbital space systems, upper stages, launch vehicles, and other special test activities.
The establishment, implementation, and maintenance of standardized operating procedures.
The issuance of instructions to and coordination with appropriate elements of the Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN), other government organizations, or commercial organizations.
The accomplishment of conflict resolution that to supports the acquisition, tracking, commanding, control, and telemetry data acquisition for space vehicles.
The accomplishment of mission data reduction and analysis and data delivery to the customers.
The accomplishment of long-term trending of vehicle telemetry and notification to the government of these trends that indicate potential vehicle problems.
The accomplishment of mission and pre-pass planning, scheduling, orbit analysis and orbit product generation functions, as well as the required coordination to achieve contact success.
The accomplishment of real-time evaluation of spacecraft, payload, and ground systems status in accordance with established mission requirements.
The accomplishment of real-time trend analysis that includes but is not limited to, the identification of anomalous conditions.
Providing initial troubleshooting of operational problems, assisting in determination of root causes, documentation of these problems, and participates in corrective and prevention activities.
Issuing commands, directives, and other instructions to fixed, deployable, and mobile-tracking stations within specified timelines.
The development and implementation of commanding, tracking, and telemetry pre-pass tests.
Conducting post-pass critiques with tracking stations and other real-time support work centers and participate in technical meetings.
The maintaining of daily activity logs, that provides an accurate summary of operations and maintenance events.
The maintenance of data, historical files and logs of operational support provided, as well as report contact statistics daily.
The accomplishment of operational testing on Customer Workload assets, Core Operations assets in support of Core System upgrades. This includes, but is not limited to, planning and preparation, operation of the equipment, database validation, performance evaluations, and suitability assessments.
The development and review of test plans and procedures.
The support of technical and operational meetings, test activities, and reviews at various locations.
The preparation and review of mission specific documentation, which may include, but is not limited to, procedures, on-console handbooks, anomaly response plans, requirements documents, and test plans.
The development of procedures to maximize data retrieval and vehicle life as well as implementation of these procedures.
The development of anomaly response plans addressing: staffing the vehicle operations, notifying agencies of change in vehicle status, establishing tiger team composition, and designating authority and responsibility for recovery plans.
The planning, management, conduct and evaluation of mission specific exercises and rehearsals to demonstrate launch and on orbit readiness

The transition from readiness to on orbit operations, therefore the position will be responsible for on orbit execution of mission planning, orbit determination relating to AFSCN network and interfacing with the AF program manager for ongoing mission requirements.
Provides assistance to higher level engineers in most of the detail work and translates technical guidance and data received into usable information applicable to the particular assignment.
Serves as the customer interface and organizational consultant on significant issues requiring technical guidance, redirection or resolution.
Assists in compiling and preparing comprehensive technical reports and proposals.
May participate as a team member of multiple teams; may act as primary intra-organizational liaison.
Works rotating shifts to support 24hour/7 days a week/365 days a year operations
Position requires call-in (or on call), 24X7, and shift support as required.
The position is onsite at Kirtland AFB, NM.

Basic Qualifications:
•BS degree in engineering or applied science with at least 10 years of related experience in spacecraft/TDRSS operations, planning and AFSCN skill sets.
• Active DoD secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance.
•Must be a U.S. Citizen

Additional Qualifications:
•Preferred Space Test and Engineering Contract multi-mission spacecraft operations and planning experience.
•Position participates on projects, in addition to supporting user and customer interface meetings.
•Working knowledge of Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, & PowerPoint
•Excellent oral and written communications and personal interaction skills required to work in the Gray Badge multiple contractor team environment.

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status

How to Apply:
Application URL: http://www.maxoutreach.com/job/B2791025R58472?src=email
Job Req ID: recruitics_ihire_brand_cpc-69535869


Internship-mechanical Engineer
Bhp Billiton
Farmington, New Mexico
Job Description:

Internship-Mechanical Engineer
Job number: 777602 CSG: Coal Business / Project: New Mexico Coal Job type: Intern / Vacation Work Location: US - New Mexico - Farmington
BHP Billiton New Mexico Coal operates surface and underground mines with interesting and challenging opportunities.

BHP Billiton New Mexico Coal operates surface and underground coal mines serving two major power plant in northwest New Mexico, and has exciting summer, fall, and spring internship opportunities. Positions are paid and have a monthly living allowance.

•Work with heavy Caterpillar, Letourneau and Joy mining equipment to design and implement innovative engineering solutions.
•Collaborate with a diverse group of experienced mechanical, electrical and mining engineering and trades professionals.
•Solve challenging problems involving a unique coal crushing and blending facility responsible for maintaining a reliable supply of coal to our customer.
•Develop presentation skills along with detailed engineering drawings that will be utilized to deliver business improvements.
•Consistently improve and learn through effective feedback and coaching.

•2.75 cumulative GPA with a 3.25 GPA in Major
•Enrolled in Maintenance Engineering program in pursuit of a Bachelor or Master of Science degree.
•Sound technical skills relating to large equipment maintenance.
•High level of knowledge and familiarity with computers is required with a focus on the MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, and Word) programs.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills for the purpose of preparing and presenting information.
•Build trust by meeting commitments and delivering on expected targets, even when faced with difficult, adverse, or time-constrained situations.
•Ability to prioritize projects and self-motivated to generate creative solutions and oversee the execution.

Why BHP Billiton in New Mexico?
Career growth opportunities
Real engineering responsibilities and competitive salaries
Outstanding quality of life in the Four Corners area of New Mexico

As permitted by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII, Section 703, qualified individuals who are Native American will be afforded preferential treatment in hiring for this position

BHP Billiton, New Mexico Coal is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer

How to Apply

Application URL: http://www.maxoutreach.com/job/B2880655R58472?src=email
Job Req ID: recruitics_ihire_brand_cpc-70299489


O&M Engineer
Sustainable Power Group

Job Description
The sPower Operations team is looking for an innovative and motivated individual to assist with the operations and maintenance of sPower’s rapidly growing renewable energy portfolio. With operational capacity expected increase by 4-5 times in the next 16 months, this individual would play a pivotal role in ensuring that sPower operates and maintains the portfolio to standards that exceed industry best-practice. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, and have the ability, agility and interest in learning on the job to tackle challenges involving a variety of disciplines and personnel. As sPower grows to become one of the leading IPPs in the industry, this role will provide an unparalleled opportunity for personal and professional growth.

- Monitor growing portfolio of PV and wind plants for equipment failures and production abnormalities using industry-leading software tools
- Assist in the development of software tools to track the performance of PV and wind plants
- Interface with O&M contractors, utilities and the ISO as necessary for emergency repairs and regular maintenance
- Keep detailed operational and repair records using O&M software
- Assist in the development of an internal compliance program based on standards laid out by utility regulating bodies and industry best-practice
- Develop the skills and understanding required to operate utility-scale solar and wind power generation facilities

- Strong interest in the renewable energy field
- Highly-motivated, self-starter
- Very detail-oriented, ability to keep accurate and thorough records is a must
- Creative problem solver eager to take on new challenges
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Experience and interest in data analysis
- Familiarity with SCADA and IT infrastructure preferred but not required

Preferred academic background in engineering, physics, environmental science or related discipline. Prior experience in the renewable energy space is preferred but not required if the candidate shows an ability and willingness to learn

How to Apply
Apply on our website, www.spower.com

Laboratory Analyst/Technician
Farmington, NM

Job Description
Seeking a laboratory analyst/technician to perform routine tasks in the extraction/wet chemistry section of an environmental testing laboratory in Farmington, NM. To be considered, applicants must have a minimum of 2-year associate’s degree in science program with some related work experience. The ideal candidate will have a B.S. in science related field. FT, Pay is based on experience

How to Apply
Please email your resume to: hr@envirotech-inc.com
Or drop off you resume at: 5796 US Hwy 64, Farmington NM 87401