Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.

Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-PN-VA-CCA-14-274 for current federal employees serving under 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.

Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on their expertise as a Craftsman with journeyman level skills. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment. Responsibilities include performing a variety of craftsman work with equipment and structures connected with fish passage and protective equipment, storage reservoirs and water conveyance systems.

Here is a great opportunity to join a great organization with excellent growth potential!

This position is located in Hermiston, OR. For more information, click on the following link: http://www.usbr.gov/pn.about/hr/area-information.html.

Payment of travel and relocation expenses will be your responsibility.

Duties

* Perform a variety of work incident to operation and maintenance of equipment and structures connected with fish passage and protective equipment, storage reservoirs and water conveyance systems.

* Perform at the journeyman level in at least one of these crafts: general mechanics, millwright, machinist, metal fabrication, welding, carpentry, concrete worker, masonry, mobile equipment/crane operations, painting, or plumbing.

* Equipment includes such items as hydraulically, electrically and mechanically controlled slide/radial gates and related controls, jet flow gates and other types of valves and gates handling large volumes of water.

* Structures include fish screens, fish ladders, reservoir embankments, gate houses, outlet works, concrete spillways, stilling basins, observation wells, gaging stations, irrigation delivery systems and other related facilities.

* Knowledge and skills on mobile equipment including heavy equipment such as loaders, backhoes, bobcats, mowing tractors, forklifts, boom trucks, dump trucks with trailer, and man lifts.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel will be required for repair and field work.

Relocation Authorized

  • No