Facilities Specialist At U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Job Description


  • Assists in the planning of future facility needs within the Mississippi River Project Complex in collaboration with space management officials from the Mississippi River Project Office.
  • Catalogs existing facilities and makes recommendations for changes in requirements based on anticipated changes in District missions, resources, and so on.
  • Coordination with other district elements to identify anticipated changes in programs/missions and potential impact on facility requirements.
  • Analyzes available alternatives and make recommendations to the facilities team on the best course of action for the project.
  • Coordination and planning of minor/major building alterations, including review for compliance with guidelines and safety requirements, as well as the preparation of scope of work, plans and specifications, cost estimates, and justifications.
  • Routine building and grounds maintenance include electrical, mechanical, painting, plumbing, safety, cleaning, snow removal, grading, and other tasks.
  • Coordination with the facilities team for the preparation and submission of purchase requests for $2,000 to $100,000 alterations.
  • Coordination of planning work with other personnel performing related field office functions to ensure that the proposed work is compatible with other field office activities.
  • Identifies the need for service contracts where feasible and calculates the costs, benefits, and drawbacks.


  • A completed background investigation may be used to determine the suitability or fitness for an appointment.
  • The incumbent must obtain and maintain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within one year of appointment.
  • A valid state driver’s license, or the ability to obtain and maintain one, is required.
  • A pre-employment physical examination is required.
  • The job qualifies for random drug testing under the Department of the Army’s Drug-Free Federal Workplace Program, as supplemented by USACE Pamphlet 600-1-3.


Citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.

To be eligible, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements outlined below. Paid and unpaid experience is included, as is volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). All qualifying experience, including volunteer work, will be recognized.

Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if you qualify based on education, you must submit transcripts as part of your application. This document contains additional information about transcripts.

Specialized Experience: This is an experience that is directly related to the position being filled. For each grade level advertised, specialized experience must be described. The following specialized experience is required for this position:

One year of specialized experience comparable to GS-9 that is directly related to the work of this position and has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position qualifies as qualifying experience for GS-11.

Specialized experience for this position includes experience assisting with managing and coordinating facility operations, as well as providing maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs to facility equipment or systems.

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