Job Overview


Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.  They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:

The Washington Aqueduct produces drinking water for approximately one million citizens living, working, or visiting in the District of Columbia, Arlington County, Virginia, and the City of Falls Church, Virginia, and its service area. This position is located at the Dalecarlia Water Treatment Plant, 5900 MacArthur Boulevard NW, Washington, DC. This position is under the supervision of the Washington Aqueduct. The Aqueduct, while part of the US Army Corps of Engineers, is a large scale, vital public utility, wholly financed through the sale of potable water. The job provides the opportunity to work at one of the largest water utilities in the nation, serving the public and producing a product which impacts the lives of all metropolitan area citizens and businesses on a daily basis. To be successful in this position, you will need to commit yourself to the Aqueduct's mission of providing safe, reliable and cost effective water.  Who May Apply: - US Citizens- Interagency Career Transition Assistance (ICTAP) Eligibles


You will perform electrical engineering functions of a large and complex water utility including all phases of design, construction support and supervision, and operation and maintenance. Prepare plans, specifications, schedules and construction cost estimates for electrical aspects or equipment. Develop design computations, one-line diagrams and final layout drawings. Write technical reports portraying results of investigations and present data to senior management. Prepare scopes of work and provide technical guidance and oversight on electrical aspects of construction. Inspect and approve electrical installations. Determine conformance with contract specifications prior to final acceptance. Review research and test/evaluation reports. Recommend new areas of study for system optimization and reliability. Perform internal and external coordination for electrical work or the installation of electrical equipment. Periodically inspect and test equipment to ensure that overall mechanical and electrical operations are in accordance with plans and specifications and desired set-points. Ensure new electrical facilities are integrated into operational continuity with the existing electrical facilities with minimal interruption in service. Attend meetings with officials of other government agencies and contractors for planning, design or construction of electrical system/equipment, additions, enlargements, and improvements of existing facilities.

Travel Required

  • Not Required