Environmental Engineer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 22, 2019
Closes
Mar 22, 2019
Function
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Some travel may be required.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must meet specialized experience.
  • Must provide most recent SF-50 containing grade/step information.
  • Successfully complete a background investigation.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Your resume must clearly document how you meet the specialized experience in order to meet the minimum qualification requirements for this vacancy. You must meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. All required documents must be received by the closing of this announcement. For this vacancy you must submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 showing your current grade level. If you do not submit a required document, (e.g. most recent SF-50, transcripts, etc.) your application will be considered incomplete and you will not receive further consideration. FERC employees must submit all the required documentation to include the SF-50 and transcripts (if appropriate).

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

    This position is INCLUDED in the bargaining unit.


    More than one selection for similar positions may be made from this announcement and the program office for that selection may vary. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with any interested selecting official(s).

    Please note - only your resume and cover letter will be forwarded to the selecting official.

    In order to meet the minimum requirements for this position, you must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-12 level.   Specialized Experience is defined as: Experience in addressing complex engineering issues associated with the processing of hydropower development applications.

    In order to be considered, you must meet the OPM Education Requirement for the professional engineering series. To learn more click here: Environmental Engineer


    FERC is ranked in the top 5 among mid-size agencies in the Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings.  FERC has consistently ranked number 1 in Work/Life Balance, as well. As a leader in Work/Life Balance FERC is proud to offer telework flexibilities in accordance with agency policy. Telework is not guaranteed and is offered on a case-by-case basis. FERC does not currently have any 100 percent telework positions.

    You must submit all required information by the closing date. If materials are not received, your resume will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible. The materials you send with your resume will not be returned. If you are selected at a grade lower than the highest shown in this listing, you will be placed under a career development plan and can be non-competitively promoted when you successfully complete the requirements for the higher grade. Relocation expenses will not be paid.

    It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual’s employment experience will be used only to determine the person’s qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual’s personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination. Please use the following link for additional information: Mythbusters of Federal Hiring Policies.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    We will review your resume to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your resume must address the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in the Qualifications Section. Your resume should clearly show possession of these competencies. The ideal candidate will possess the following: 

    1. Demonstrated knowledge of issues related to construction practices, engineering economics, geology and soils, sediment transport, water quality, river hydrology, groundwater, and marine environments associated with proposed or existing hydropower and hydrokinetic projects. 2. Demonstrated skills in reviewing and resolving construction, engineering economics, geology and soils, sediment transport, water quality, river hydrology, groundwater, and marine environment related issues and in preparing sections of environmental documents and reports. 3. Demonstrated ability to actively participate in meetings and technical sessions with regard to construction, engineering economics, geology and soils, sediment transport, water quality, river hydrology, groundwater, and marine environment related matters with attorneys, engineers, hydrologists, and biologists from licensees, license applicants, local, state, and federal agencies, and members of the public.
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