Job Overview

Summary

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: http://www.usbr.gov.

View our DVD titled "Traditions, Talent, and Teamwork" at:  http://www.usbr.gov/pmts/hr/video/.

*THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED FROM 11/06/2013.

Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-LC-13-62 for status applicants. 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 an Engineer. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.

LOCATION: Lower Colorado Region, Lower Colorado Dams Office (LCDO), Area Manager’s Office, Engineering Office, Engineering Group, Hoover Dam, Boulder City, NV. Boulder City is a short drive from the Las Vegas Metropolitan area. For living conditions visit:

Boulder City, NV: http://www.bcnv.org.
Henderson, NV: http://www.hendersonchamber.com.
Las Vegas, NV: http://www.lvchamber.com.

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 eligibles.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.

Duties

  • Provides technical analysis to identify hardware and software systems for improving reliability of power systems. Analyzes control system integration to provide new elements and modifications which improve LCDO energy production.
  • Prepares engineering studies, alternative evaluation reports, final designs and cost estimates for equipment replacement, and re-engineering operational standards.
  • Participates on interdisciplinary teams. Makes oral and written presentations to power and water customers, government and local agencies, and other appropriate groups or individuals.
  • Assists in programming of engineering activities by developing schedules and budgets for orderly and timely work accomplishment.