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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 number one in the Best Places to Work in the federal government rankings!

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    Responsibilities

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking a highly motivated and qualified candidate for an exciting full-time permanent position as a Civil Engineer within the Division of Dam Safety & Inspections in the Office of Energy Projects. The position is located in the San Francisco, CA Office. The candidate must be knowledgeable in the investigation, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of dams and hydroelectric power facilities, applying one or more of the following disciplines of civil engineering to the investigation, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of dams and hydroelectric power facilities: structural, hydrologic, geotechnical and/or engineering geology. Assignments may require substantial travel and can involve hiking in mountainous terrain; climbing steeply inclined faces of dams; and descending into dam galleries, penstocks, and tunnels. The mission of the Office of Energy Projects is to facilitate potential benefits to the nation through the review of natural gas and hydropower infrastructure proposals and minimize risks to the public associated with FERC jurisdictional energy infrastructure. To learn more about the Commission, please visit

    Major duties include: 

    • Inspect, evaluate, and analyze the engineering of Commission-regulated hydroelectric projects including dams to ensure the safety of the projects.
    • Inspect, evaluate, and analyze the engineering of Commission-regulated hydroelectric projects to ensure Projects are in compliance with the terms of the license, the provisions of the Federal Power Act, and the Commission's regulations.
    • Prepare engineering reports documenting safety (dam and public) and compliance (environmental and license) of Commission-regulated hydropower projects.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel is required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    0810 Civil Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/559618900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.