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    About the Position: Serves as a regional subject matter expert on engineering geology for dam safety modification and related products of the South Pacific Division (Region) Dam Safety Production Center (Center).

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    • Provides technical expertise and interface for complex risk analysis, highly specialized design, design review, construction, and rehabilitation of a diverse array of projects and functions.
    • Manages,, coordinates, and reviews engineering geology portion of assigned analyses, studies, and other technical products prepared by the Center, A-E firms, or other professional contractors in the area of dam safety modification.
    • Evaluates and designs engineering geology aspects of dams, embankments and potential hazards of hydraulic structures on a wide range of geologic conditions.
    • Designs and directs installation of complex instrumentation systems to measure geologic properties for inclusion in analyses.
    • Develops and implements specialized laboratory testing programs to determine geologic characteristics and rock mechanics parameters.
    • Prepares design reports, dam safety modification reports, engineering geology portions of risk analysis reports, and/or construction drawings and specifications
    • Provides technical support to districts performing risk analyses, engineering analyses, designs, and plans and specifications, especially for dam safety modification studies.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel, including international, may be required approximately 20-30% of the time.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    1350 Geology

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