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    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) manages the exploration and development of the nation's offshore resources. It seeks to appropriately balance economic development, energy independence, and environmental protection through oil and gas leases, renewable energy development and environmental reviews and studies.  For information about our bureau go to: http://www.boem.gov/

    This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available. 

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    This position is located within the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Alaska OCS Region, Leasing and Plans Office, Plans Section, Anchorage, AK.  The major program objectives of the Plans Section are: the technical review and coordination of all lease Ancillary Activities (AAs), Exploration Plans (EPs) and Development and Production Plans (DPPs); the coordination review of these plans with the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), other Federal and State agencies, Tribal governments, local governments, and stakeholders, and the development of mitigating measures that enhance the safety of operations and/or reduce the impacts to the environment.  The incumbent will be performing engineering analysis of EPs and DPPs submitted by industry to develop oil, gas, and other minerals underlying Federal leases on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) of the United States. 

    At the full performance level (GS-13) the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

    1. Serves as a principal advisor and technical expert to the Chief, Plans Section, on matters related to the petroleum engineering aspects of Ancillary Activities (AAs), Exploration Plans (EPs) and Development and Production Plans (DPPs).
    2. Prepares technical engineering analysis and reports of production, drilling, and workover equipment and operations on the OCS, as required.
    3. Writes and presents briefings, organizes and conducts meetings, and prepares scientific and technical materials for special uses.
    4. Serves as BOEM’s liaison to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) in planning and coordinating facility inspections; compiling inspection reports, statistics, and results to identify areas that may need closer study or action by BOEM.
    5. Serves as an authoritative source and develops appropriate methodologies in conjunction with the other BOEM regions, industry and software vendors on incident violations of BOEM regulations or conditions of approval within BOEM jurisdiction. 

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework with supervisory approval.

    Salary Information: GS-12: $87,026-$113,184 per annum, GS-13: $103,527-$134,583 per annum   First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lower salary range of the grade level.

    This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.

    This vacancy is also announced as BOEM-MMJJ-19-RD-075(DEU) for those applicants who wish to apply and be considered under Competitive Examining procedures.

    Security Clearance Required: A Public Trust Background Investigation will be required for this position if selected and hired.  

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional overnight travel of 1-5 nights per year may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0881 Petroleum Engineering

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