Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

Reclamation is seeking a professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as a Structural Engineer. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.

Would you enjoy preparing designs and doing high end structural analyses for civil engineering structures? Responsibilities include preparing designs and analyses of concrete dams, the appurtenant structures for concrete and embankment dams, and other civil engineering structures.

LOCATION: Techincal Service Center, Civil Engineering Services Division, Structural Analysis; Lakewood, CO

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

Duties

-Applying structural analysis procedures related to designs and analyses of concrete dams, the appurtenant structures for concrete and embankment dams, and other civil engineering structures.   Analysis methods include both linear and nonlinear techniques using finite element, Lagrangian, plane frame, and space frame analytical methods, requiring extensive computer application knowledge.
-Performing detailed structural design and analysis using applied mechanics, statically indeterminate analytical methods, finite element methods, and other methods of analyses to investigate stresses, load distributions, and stability factors.
-Preparing detailed hydraulic designs and analyses using principles of fluid mechanics. 
-Reviewing, checking and preparing layouts, detailed engineering drawings, lists of bid items, quantity estimates, specifications, and comparative cost studies.
-Performing field reviews, damsite inspections, and foundation acceptance inspections, and preparing necessary documentation.