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    This position is located in the High Desert District, Rock Springs, WY Field Office. The Rock Springs Field Office manages over 3.6 million acres of public land surface and 3.5 million acres of public subsurface minerals in the southwestern part of Wyoming. The Field Office administers a variety of programs including mineral exploration and development, wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation, wild horses, livestock grazing, and historic trails. For information on the Rock Springs Field Office, please go to: Rock Springs Field Office. For information on the city of Rock Springs, please go to: Rock Springs, WY.

    Physical Demands: Work is performed primarily in the office with field work requiring physical exertion associated with solid leasable minerals field activities. Field Work and Inspections require walking and driving a 4X4 vehicle over rough terrain in remote areas under widely adverse conditions.
    Work Environment: Work is normally performed in an office setting with occasional field work. Field work may include walking or driving over rough terrain in all types of weather conditions. Field work will occur in active mines, both underground and surface.

    Work Environment: Primarily office work requiring analysis and completion of engineering reports, etc. Field work is performed outdoors in widely varied and adverse weather conditions.

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    This position focuses on leasable minerals, primarily coal and trona. The engineer has responsibility for engineering evaluation of coal and sodium leasing and other actions related to coal and trona development activities. Engineer also manages federal coal leases and other solid minerals leases. Duties are divided between pre-lease and post leasing activities. This position has operational responsibilities as well as program development for the solid mineral resources.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional overnight travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All U.S. Citizens – No previous Federal Service is required.

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  • Job family (Series)

    0880 Mining Engineering

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