Department: Department Of Energy
Agency: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
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Chicago, IL, USView Map
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.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking highly motivated and qualified candidates for exciting full-time permanent positions within the Division of Dam Safety and Inspections in the Office of the Office of Energy Projects. This position is located in the Chicago Regional Office.
The incumbent will work as a civil engineer and must be knowledgeable in the investigation, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of dams and hydroelectric power facilites, applying one or more of the following disciplines of civil engineering to the investigation, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of dams and hydroelectric power facilities: structural, hydrologic, geotechnical and/or engineering geology. Assignments may require substantial travel and can involve hiking in mountainous terrain, climbing steeply inclined faces of dams, and descending into dam galleries, penstocks, and tunnels. The ability to communicate effectively with others is also important.
More than one selection may be made from this announcement and the office for that selection may vary.
Positions are 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; 1 yr prob period may be required
- Must submit most recent SF-50 (submit at time of application)
- Generally, male applicants must be registered with the Selective Service
- A background investigation is required
- Must submit transcripts at time of application; unofficial are accepted