Department: Department Of Energy
Agency: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
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Applications will be accepted from current and former competitive service Federal employees, and people eligible under special hiring authorities.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil, and electricity. FERC also regulates natural gas and hydropower projects. As part of our goal, we are seeking highly skilled individuals to assist in carrying out the mission of this agency. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission assists consumers in obtaining reliable, efficient and sustainable energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means. To learn more about the Commission, please visit www.ferc.gov.
This position is located in the Division of Engineering, Planning & Operations, Office of Electric Reliability. This Division is responsible for identifying reliability-related issues within electric rate filings submitted to the FERC and for ascertaining that reliability-related filings are evaluated for their engineering aspects and potential impacts to the bulk power system. Staff performs the necessary technical analysis for input into FERC Orders in order to meet the Commission’s goal of protecting the reliability of the bulk power system. In addition, staff monitors regional long term reliability assessments; comments on backstop siting and other proceedings; prepares papers on regional, national and international emerging issues; reviews and evaluates renewable energy and demand side management issues; and assesses the impact on the bulk power system of emerging technical, legislative and financial matters. Staff assists in the fact-gathering analyses of events and disturbances on the bulk power system prior to compliance investigations.
Position is not included in the Bargaining Unit
Please note - Only your resume and cover letter will be forwarded to the selecting official.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Must meet specialized experience
- Must provide most recent SF-50 with grade and step information
- May be required to complete a background investigation
- A one year supervisory probation period may be required.