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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Student Trainee (Electrical Engineering)
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Job Description

About the Agency

Reclamation is seeking an entry level Intern-indefinite looking for an opportunity to be a Student Trainee (Electrical Engineering). You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.

This opportunity is intended for (but not limited to) students who are pursuing a degree path, courses, or have the career goal of employment in the field of Electrical Engineering.

Location - Grand Coulee, Washington http://www.usbr.gov/pn/about/hr/area-information.html

This is a career development opportunity in the excepted service under the Bureau of Reclamation Pathways Internship Program. It is designed to provide students currently enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work and get paid while exploring federal careers. The candidate selected to fill the position will be required to complete a Participant Agreement the spells out the requirements of the program, including an anticipated date for completing educational requirements related to the full performance grade level of the position. For more information about the Pathways Internship program please visit http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/students-recent-graduates/#url=Program-Fact-Sheets

Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid by the Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty at the location designated will be the responsibility of the selected employee.

At the present time, we have 2 vacancies; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional, equivalent positions at this duty location.


-Performs a variety of developmental assignments of progressive difficulty in functional specialties of engineering and drafting.
-Assist in the inspection of various facilities and infrastructures.
-Learn how to write Standing Operating Procedures.
-Assist in surveying of both the structures and lands around the project.
-Assist in reviews of crossing agreements.
-Learn the oversight and inspection of construction projects.

Travel Required

Occasional Travel
Occasional travel may be required.

Relocation Authorized