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 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: View our DVD titled "Traditions, Talent, and Teamwork" at:

Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-PN-VA-GC-13-175 for current federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. If you are interested in applying under both announcement numbers, you must submit application packages for each.

This is an interdisciplinary position. Position may be filled by: Electrical Engineer GS-0850, Mechanical Engineer GS-0830 or Civil Engineer GS-0810.

Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval. 


The work will include project management for planning, engineering, procurement, scheduling, disassembly, inspections, repairs, replacements, modifications, reassembly, and re-commissioning of critical equipment. The incumbent will be required to identify, plan, develop, organize, schedule all activities, identify staffing, and processes for project accomplishment. Provides leadership and direction in managing and executing assigned projects as well as associated contracts and sub-projects. Plans overall program goals, planning for optimum utilization of staff, determining the skills necessary for work accomplishment, and arranging for technical and special services from other offices. Coordinates overhaul management activities with ongoing operation and maintenance of power generation facilities.