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/

Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-PN-VA-GC-14-045 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.
If you:

- Want to serve in a engineering support group providing CADD drawings for a major hydroelectric facility.
- Can take verbal instructions and rough field data to layout drawings.
- Have good communication, computing, research and drawing skills. 

Reclamation is seeking a career technician looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as a Engineering Technician (Drafting). You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.
Here is a great opportunity to join a great organization with stellar growth potential! Great Benefits Package: paid vacation, sick days, holidays, health and life insurance and an excellent retirement package!

Duty Location - Grand Coulee, WA http://www.usbr.gov/pn.about/hr/area-information.html.
 
Promotion to the Full Performance Level: The career ladder promotion potential of this position is the GS-06 level. However, this position may be filled at a lower grade. If so, when and if it is determined that a subsequent promotion is warranted, it may be made without further competition. Promotion up to and including the GS-06 level is neither guaranteed nor automatic.
Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval. 

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

Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval. 
Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.

 

Duties

You will ultimately:
- Prepare drawings utilizing a Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) system from various forms of information. Information varies from verbal instructions and rough field data to layout drawings prepared by engineers from all disciplines.
- Prepare drawings to show new installation, survey data, and other graphical representations.
- Prepare revised original transparencies of drawings and check revisions for accuracy and completeness.
- Assist, on occasion, engineers and/or technicians from the division in the collection, analyses, and display of field data on various projects.