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Construction Engineer

Become a Foreign Service Construction Engineer.
Join the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) in building and renovating safe, secure, sustainable and functional facilities that support diplomacy worldwide.
As a Construction Engineer, you will use your engineering skills and vertical construction experience to manage new projects, supervise upgrades to existing properties and support sustainable design and energy conservation programs.
You will be responsible for ensuring that construction work is professionally performed and compliant. You will be accountable for quality assurance, financial controls, safety and security, commissioning, pre-construction and administrative tasks related to all aspects of building projects. 
The following is required: 
  • Bachelor of Science degree from an ABETaccredited program in: Civil/Structural, Electrical, Mechanical, or Architectural Engineering or a Bachelor's or Master's of Architecture from an NAAB-accredited
  • Worldwide availability
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Between 21-59 yrs. old to be appointed 
In return for your service, you will receive paid housing and K-12 education for dependent children when serving overseas, training and career development, and federal retirement benefits. 
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U.S. citizenship is required. An equal opportunity employer.