The application period for this opportunity is closed.


Apply to this Hirethon to support the U.S. Army’s ability to design, build, operate, and maintain its installations and contingency bases and answer the call to modernize our Nation’s infrastructure.

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The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is the premier research and development center for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Learn more about ERDC and the work to discover, develop, and deliver innovative solutions to the nation’s toughest challenges in civil and military engineering, geospatial sciences, water resources, and environmental sciences.

The Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) is ERDC’s premier center for developing technologies that provide high-quality facilities and realistic training lands to the Department of Defense (DoD). Co-located with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Champaign, Illinois, and with facilities across the country, CERL is a multidisciplinary team of more than 300 engineers, scientists, technicians, and support personnel working together to take groundbreaking research projects from start to finish.

The Work

CERL’s work centers on military installations, contingency bases, sustainable training lands, and support to civil works. One of the goals of CERL’s research is to increase the Army’s ability to design, construct, operate, and maintain its installations and contingency bases more efficiently. CERL works to maintain these installations and contingency bases’ environmental quality and safety while reducing their life-cycle costs and focusing on enhancing the public’s understanding of military operations and improving civil works infrastructure. Research areas include:

  • Sustainable installations
  • Military ranges and lands
  • Resilient facilities and infrastructure
  • Smart sustainable materials
  • Installation decision support
  • Urban and stability operations

Open Hirethon Opportunities | Champaign, Ill.

Salary Range: GS-5 up to GS-14

Application Information

The application period for this opportunity is closed.

  • Applications are due on Lever by 11:59 p.m. EST on Thursday, March 10, 2022.
  • Successful candidates should expect interviews to be conducted March 7-18, 2022.
  • Recommended Resume Guidance: Please include experience dates in the following format MM/DD/YYYY, with each position stating how many hours/week were contributed (example: 02/15/2010-04/01/2015, 40 hours per week).
  • U.S. Citizenship required for all roles.

Information Sessions

Interested in learning more about the Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) opportunities? There are two options to attend an information session. Each session will include a Q&A with the Branch Chiefs and hiring managers. To register, click the link with the date/time that works for you.

Hirethon Resources

About NSIN Hirethon

The NSIN Hirethon program is an accelerated recruitment program that connects STEM talent with DoD organizations seeking candidates for civil service.