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    About the Position: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivers superior-quality projects and services, building on our long-standing record of excellence. The San Francisco District is comprised of civilian personnel organized into divisions, including Program and Project Management, Engineering and Technical Services, Operations and Readiness, Regulatory, and Resource Management.

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    • Conducts hydrologic investigations and studies.
    • Collects, reconstructs and analyzes data on past flood events.
    • Develops frequency curves of flow for existing conditions based on analysis of available stream flow records.
    • Develops design hydrographs, flood frequency studies and stream flow forecasts.
    • Performs as a design technical manager/project manager during the design development phase of work for assigned flood control, harbor navigation, environmental restoration or coastal projects.
    • Develops or ensures the development of the hydraulic design products for the project.
    • Reviews directives, budget data, and project criteria and decides on appropriate course of action.
    • Maintains adherence to project schedules and works with all concerned in the resolution of schedule problems.
    • Performs sediment yield studies and performs existing and proposed project condition sediment transport analyses.
    • Determines quantity and size distribution of the bedload and the resulting effect on bed roughness and dynamic bedforms.
    • Determines optimum means for prevention and/or mitigation for potential damaging effects and designs these measures.
    • Prepares preliminary and final hydraulic design and portions of design analyses for flood control channels and river structures.
    • Performs risk and uncertainty and superiority analyses for determining top of levee, channel profiles and initial overtopping locations.
    • Performs analyses to optimize alignment, shape, size and geometry of channels.
    • Develops a workable arrangement for the combined purposes of flood control, water supply, recreation, environmental (wetlands) preservation and restoration, and water quality.
    • Performs hydraulic designs and analyses that require the use of steady and unsteady, and one to two dimensional numerical models for hydraulic and sediment analyses.
    • Utilizes or adapts available computer programs to include numerical models such as HED-HMS HEC-6, HED-RAS, SWMM, TABS-2, RMA-2 and UNET.
    • Utilizes historic and survey data and results of physical models as necessary to provide adequate data for these numerical models.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Business Travel (TDY) is approximately 15 - 20% of the time.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0810 Civil Engineering

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