Department: Department Of Energy
Agency: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
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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 a highly motivated and qualified candidate for an exciting full-time permanent position within the Division of Dam Safety and Inspections of the Office of Energy Projects.
The incumbent will work as an expert technical authority, team leader and team member on a wide range of complex dam safety engineering work of exceptional difficulty. The incumbent will be responsible for the inspection, engineering evaluation and analysis of non-federal hydroelectric projects including dams to insure the safety of the projects and compliance with the terms of the license, the provisions of the Federal Power Act, FERC regulations and current engineering dam safety criteria and guidelines. 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.
Position is 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
- One year probationary period may be required
- Generally, male applicants must be registered with the Selective Service
- A background investigation is required
- Please submit transcripts at time of application(unofficial acceptable)