Job Overview


About the Agency

***Closing date has been extended to accept additional applications.

Want to work for a contemporary water management agency whose mission is to assist in meeting the increasing water demands of the West while protecting the environment and the public's investment? Join the staff of the Bureau of Reclamation as a Civil Engineer.

This position is located with the Bureau of Reclamation, Division of Resources Management, Facilities Engineering Branch in Sacramento, CA. For more information on the Sacramento area visit:

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.


Serves as a senior Civil Engineer on the Facilities Examination Team providing expertise on maintenance and operations of engineering infrastructures. Budgets and manages one or more Regional O&M support programs; conducts oversight of facility operation and maintenance practices; develops and implements standards, directives, and guidelines; provides guidance on repairs, replacements and rehabilitation of water, power, and related controls; and uses oral and written communication to perform duties. Fieldwork includes inspecting Dams, Powerplants, Pumping Plants, Canals, Tunnels, Bridges, galleries, adits and de-watered siphons. Develops report of findings with accompanying recommendations.

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • Travel is required approximately 25% of the time.

Relocation Authorized

  • No