The vacancy announcement has been extended and is scheduled to close on 12/31/2019. The next cut off date is 12/13/2019.
Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as a Civil Engineer (Geotechnical). You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.Learn more about this agency
-Uses knowledge of soil and rock mechanics and earth and rock fill dam design, plus working knowledge of general civil engineering, geology, structures, hydraulic, hazardous waste containment, construction, and specialized software as required by the geotechnical projects assigned. Responsible for detailed planning, development, and completion of assigned geotechnical engineering design projects. Prepares specifications paragraphs and drawings to address the geotechnical aspects of assigned projects.
-Responsible for various geotechnical analyses for the solution of a wide variety of problems related to design, construction, operations, and rehabilitation of embankment dams and reservoirs and the various concrete and underground structures. Provide key technical information for and/or participate in risk analyses for static (internal erosion), seismic, and hydrologic potential failure modes for embankment dams. Participates in the development and oversight of field exploration programs and geotechnical laboratory investigations.
-Performs the duties of team leader for assigned projects. Responsible for formulating schedules and budgets. Serves as team leader on any one of a variety of types of studies that are pertinent to and contribute to Reclamation’s mission of objections. Directs the work of engineers and technician to the given project and is responsible for the coordination of work.
-Prepares reports on designs developed for project planning and construction purposes. Prepares technical memoranda to support decisions related to the analysis, design, and construction of embankment structures or geotechnical work on non-embankment structures. Orally presents finding of risk analyses, final designs, and other technical issues.
25% or less - Travel is for site visits, meetings, and conferences.
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