Job Overview


Reclamation is a contemporary water management agency. Reclamation is best known for Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River, Shasta Dam on the Sacramento River, and Folsom Dam on the American River. Today we are the largest wholesaler of water in the country and the second largest producer of hydroelectric power in the western United States. Visit:

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Want to work for a contemporary water management agency whose mission is to assist in meeting the increasing water demands of the West while protecting the environment and the public's investment? Join the staff of the Bureau of Reclamation as a Civil Engineer. This position is located with the Bureau of Reclamation, Lahontan Basin Area Office, in Carson City Nevada.  For more information on the Carson City area visit: http://www. .

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.


Plans and develops design data for the operation and maintenance of water control facilities and hydroelectric power plans. Engineering features involve concrete and earth embankment dams, hydroelectric powerplants, pumping plants, irrigation control facilities, fish conveyance, maintenance buildings, shops, offices and residences. Applies knowledge of civil and related engineering disciplines to prepare maintenance plans, technical specifications, contract documents, reports and evaluations; administer contracts; and inspect construction work and existing facilities, equipment and control systems. Operates water control equipment and systems. Serves as a Contracting Officer's Representative.