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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 among mid-size agencies in the Best Places to Work in the federal government rankings!

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    The incumbent will perform environmental compliance duties related to the construction, operation, and maintenance of hydropower facilities under the Commission's jurisdiction. In doing so, the incumbent will determine the adequacy of the data supplied, analyze and assess the potential impacts on environmental resources, and determine compliance with the Commission's rules, policies, and other laws such as the National Environmental Policy Act and the Clean Water Act. The job responsibilities will include interactions with the hydropower industry, federal and state agencies, and other effected stakeholders including members of the public.
    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 the FERC jurisdictional energy infrastructure. To learn more information please visit www.ferc.gov. 

    Major Duties include:

    • Analyzes data on construction practices, engineering economics, flow and reservoir operation modelling, geology and soils, erosion and sediment transport, water quality modeling, river hydrology, groundwater, and marine and freshwater environments, as they relate to the construction, modification, operation, and maintenance of hydropower projects.
    • Prepares engineering reports that summarize the results of all studies performed.
    • Ensures compliance with Commission regulations and the terms and conditions of issued licenses and exemptions through reviews and recommendations on engineering compliance matters.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/604421800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.