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

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    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking a highly motivated and qualified candidate for an exciting full-time permanent position within its’ Office of Energy Projects. The position is located in the Washington, DC Office, and the incumbent will serve as a Geologist in the Division of Gas-Environment & Engineering. The position will largely be responsible for reviewing natural gas facility applications, create National Environmental Policy Act documents, and conduct inspections of natural gas facilities to ensure their compliance with the Commission's authorization. The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong environmental review fundamentals, and a strong background in geology. This position will require some travel to natural gas facilities and interactions with other federal counterparts, as well as state and local agencies, and 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 FERC jurisdictional energy infrastructure. To learn more about the Commission, please visit www.ferc.gov.

    Major Duties include:

    • Analyzes geologic hazards and geologic impact-related issues, as well as hydrogeologic related impact associated with constructing and operating natural gas pipelines, natural gas compressor stations, and gas storage facilities.
    • Reviews applications and environmental reports filed with the Commission, determining the adequacy of the data supplied, identifies data deficiencies, and assists project teams with developing additional resource related environmental information.
    • Assists members of multidisciplinary teams assigned to prepare geology,
      groundwater, and soil sections on staff NEPA documents and orders.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel is trequired.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1350 Geology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/613333300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.