Us Treasury Jobs – General Engineer

Website Department of the Treasury

Job Description:

The following are the duties of this position at the full working level. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Researches available guidelines and reference material to resolve valuation issues that may arise during the course of the investigation that are typically the subject of confecting precedents or without precedents. Research may establish a principle or without precedents or without precedents. Research may establish a principle for future examinations involving varied and complex industry practices.
  • Reviews and investigates engineering features of issues of very large and complex assigned tax cases involving the area of his/her specialty. Valuation issues associated with industries examined typically include: depreciable life, salvage, investment tax credit, sales of property, research and experimental expenses, casualty loss, contribution of property, valuation of intangible and tangible property in acquisitions, mergers, and liquidations, and other engineering determinations related to the assigned case.
  • Prepares written technical and valuation findings resulting from field, records examinations, and presents findings to taxpayer or representative. Assures taxpayer’s understanding of these findings. Obtains agreement from a taxpayer whenever possible. Prepares engineering reports.
  • Makes field investigations of real and personal property and of documentary and accounting records of very large and complex organizations with extensive operations and subdivisions.
  • Estimates value of real and personal property, utilizing generally accepted valuation principles, including market data, income and cost approaches to valuation.

Job Requirements:

  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • If you are in a telework eligible position, you may be directed to temporarily telework on a full-time basis due to COVID 19. Employees must be within a 150-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. Once normal operations resume, employees may be directed back to the office to perform the duties of their position. Telework eligibility does not guarantee telework; employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements and supervisor’s approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. As a reminder – If you are selected for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as directed by management.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.
  • Tour of Duty: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • A 1-year probationary period is required.
  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
  • This position requires frequent walking, climbing, and stooping in the examination of property.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).

Job Details:

Company: Department of the Treasury

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Houston, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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