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    If you are ready to begin your new career or are looking for a place to make an impact, what better place than a top ranked agency in the federal government? We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team of dedicated professionals here at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), where we are ranked in the top 5 in the Best Places to Work in the federal government rankings. 

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    Our employees gain valuable work experience that provides them with the career boost that they are seeking. We need people like you to help us move the industry forward and continue to shape the future of energy policy. Join us and help make a difference! The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's role is to oversee various aspects of the energy industry, including transmission of electricity, natural gas and oil. We also analyze proposals to build liquefied natural gas terminals and interstate natural gas pipelines and license hydropower projects. To help support the modernization of the electric system here in the U.S., we are focusing on issues associated with a smarter grid. 

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking a highly motivated and qualified candidate for an exciting full-time permanent position within Office of Energy Projects.  The position is located in the Washington Office, and the incumbent will serve as an Archaeologist.  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission assists consumers in obtaining reliable, efficient and sustainable energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means.  To learn more about the Commission, please visit www.ferc.gov. 

    Major Duties include:

    Serve as a technical expert and analyze moderately complex data on archaeological, historical, and other cultural resources as they relate to the construction, restoration, and operation of natural gas projects.

    Serve as project manager and a resource specialist as part of a project team for the environmental review of major natural gas project applications before the Commission, pursuant to NEPA and in accordance with FERC's regulations, including review of applications and environmental reports filed with the Commission, conducting studies and analysis, performing field inspections, and proposing recommendations to avoid and mitigate impacts.

    Prepare written environmental reports, review the work of other staff and consultants, and represent the Commission in meetings with applicants, agencies, and interested stakeholders.  Provide technical team leadership, staff coordination, and guidance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - .

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0193 Archeology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526384600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.