Job Overview


About the Agency

Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-PN-VA-GC-14-261 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.

Telework Statement: Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are not suitable for telework.

Location - Grand Coulee, WA .
Positions may be filled in various locations on Project.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.


Duties include identification and correction of problems causing mechanical equipment malfunctions, as well as performing periodic and unscheduled mechanical maintenance/repair of equipment and structures common to hydroelectric facilities. Such mechanical equipment includes but is not limited to turbines, generators, governors, pumps, motors, eductors, valves, pipes, penstocks, air compressors, and unit auxiliaries, lubricating oil systems, fire and service water systems, elevators, gates, transformers, spillway and intake hoisting equipment, low and high pressure pneumatic and hydraulic devices and systems, HVAC equipment, sewage and water treatment facilities, cranes and common shop tools/equipment. Operates gantry, bridge, mobile cranes and hoists, moving, dismantling, assembling, overhauling and repairing of hydroelectric plant machinery and related equipment. Rigs for overhaul and maintenance of powerplant and dam equipment. Operates and maintains lathes, shapers, milling machines, drill presses, surface grinders, and band saws. Reads and understands blueprints.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Ocasional travel may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • 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.