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:

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Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-DO-2013-138 for all 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.

Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as a Program Analyst. You can make a difference in the West by leading the development and improvement of Reclamation's Power Apprenticeship Programs and providing hydropower program analysis and project management support for the second largest hydropower producer in the United States. 

Would you enjoy providing project management for a variety of programs and/or projects relating to Reclamation's Power Program?  Responsibilities include serving as a technical expert in the field of hydropower apprentice and journeyman training development, policies, practices, and procedures.

LOCATION: Technical Resources, Power Resources Office, Denver, CO.

Relocation expenses are authorized with the exception of the Guaranteed Home Sale Provision.  First-post-of-Duty relocation expenses are authorized for new appointments or reinstatement appointments.

This position requires frequent travel.


Manages Reclamation Power Program processes to ensure the program is well planned, executed, and program performance is benchmarked and tracked.  

Develops project management tools and processes to ensure the Reclamation’s Power Operations and Maintenance, Reliability Compliance, and Renewable Energy program elements are planned and executed in a timely manner to include meeting all regulatory deadlines.   

Serves as Reclamation’s lead Apprenticeship Coordinator and prime facilitator of the multiple Reclamation Power Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Apprenticeship Programs throughout the regions.  

Serves as the Power Resources Office liaison with other Federal agencies and power entities to maximize innovations in Power O&M training programs to benefit Reclamation.