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:
This position is located at Lower Granite Project, operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers and situated on the Snake River, 32-river miles downstream from Clarkston, Washington. This Project provides hydroelectric generation, navigation, fish passage and recreation. The powerhouse, navigation lock and juvenile fish facility are operated and maintained by 80-85 employees. Lower Granite Project lies in close proximity to the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley; college towns of Pullman, Washington and Moscow, Idaho; and Colfax, Washington. Vanpools originating in Garfield, Whitman, Asotin and Columbia Counties offer mass transit service to and from the Project. Recreational opportunities including fishing, hunting, boating and camping are abundantly available to enthusiasts.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


- Installs, modifies, repairs, and performs diagnostic evaluation, troubleshooting and periodic and unscheduled maintenance on the full range of electrical and solid state analog electronic equipment common to hydroelectric power producing stations.

- Installs, modifies, troubleshoots, and repairs equipment and systems ancillary to the project such as power distribution systems; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; lighting; security systems; dam safety instrumentation systems; and communications and telephone systems.

- Maintains, repairs, and calibrates recording and indicating meters, automatic generation control, voltage control equipment, communication equipment, and relays. -
-Troubleshoots and repairs industrial electronic equipment.

-Performs soldering, brazing plating, and various types of light, non-structural welding, as required.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • May require 5% TDY

Relocation Authorized

  • No