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Recent Graduates

Kansas City District
Published Oct. 4, 2023

Recent Graduates

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District

Open Period Dates: 01/01/2024 - 05/01/2024

Positions: Civil Engineer (0810), Civil Engineer-Geotechnical (0810), Civil Engineer-Hydraulics (0810), Civil Engineer-Structural/Architectural (0810), Mechanical Engineer (0830), Electrical Engineer (0850), Fire Protection Engineer (0804), Architect (0808), Environmental Engineer (0819), Chemical Engineer (0893), Interior Designer (1008), Geologist (1350)

Locations: Kansas City, MO - Fort Riley, KS - Wichita, KS - Fort Leonard Wood, MO – Whiteman AFB, MO -Warsaw, MO - Independence, MO – Fort Leavenworth, KS – Kansas City, KS

Salary Range: Grade GS-07 - GS-09 $46,696  - $118,499 (Promotion potential GS-12).                                           **some positions in certain locations are approved for special salary rate.

Work Schedule: Flexible

Incentives: Relocation and Recruitment incentives MAY be available. 

Who May Apply: Recent Graduates: Applicants must apply within two years of degree or certificate completion OR applicants who will graduate within 9 months (except for veterans precluded from doing so due to their military service obligation, who have up to six years after degree completion to apply). The program lasts for 1 year (unless the training requirements of the position warrant a longer and more structured training program).  Recent Graduates may be converted to a permanent position (or, in some limited circumstances, a term appointment lasting 1-4 years).

Qualification Requirements:
A. Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET); OR (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
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B. Combination of Education and Experience: College-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:
1. Professional registration or license, 2. Written test, 3. Specified academic courses, 4. Related curriculum

For more information - https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf

About the program: Mentorship is provided throughout the program.  Individual Development Plan to create and track career planning, professional development, and training activities. Positions offer opportunity for career advancement. 

You must be able to obtain & maintain:

Suitability for Federal employment

Proof of U.S. Citizenship

Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a pre-employment Certification

Statement for Selective Service Registration

Personnel security investigation

Apply via email:  to KCCorps.Careers@usace.army.mil

Subject line: DHA-Recent Graduate

Applicants must provide resume and copy of transcript(s), resume may NOT include photos of yourself, Social Security Number, sensitive information, personal information such as age, gender, religion, etc. or encrypted documents.