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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
5/31/2016
Job Category:
Engineering
Electrical Engineer
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Job Description

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
Relocation and/or Recruitment Incentives MAY be Authorized. Student Loan Repayment MAY be Authorized.

Ice Harbor Project is a multi-purpose hydropower project, with missions that include operation and maintenance of the facility for flood control, hydroelectric power generation with six main generating units, navigation locks, fish facility with two fish ladders, recreation and natural resources management. Ice Harbor Dam is a hydropower generating facility, generating power for the Bonneville Power Administration for distribution throughout the western states. Ice Harbor Project has approximately 80 employees. Ice Harbor Lock & Dam is located on the Snake River in South Eastern Washington State. It is about 15 minutes east of Tri-Cities (Pasco, Kennewick and Richland), Washington. The area is desert with irrigated agriculture crops along with related businesses. The outer area is mostly farming area producing wheat, corn, grapes, apples and other crops. There are many wineries in the area. While there are an average 225 clear days every year, these are mainly between April 1 and November 1. Temperatures range from as low as -25 °F in the winter to as high as 110 °F in the summer.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Duties

Guides efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, and safety and security systems. Provides professional electrical engineering expertise on operations and maintenance of electrical equipment for multipurpose hydroelectric power facility. Utilizes a detailed understanding of how control systems affect power generation equipment, fish passage, navigation and lock equipment, and dam spillway gates. Interfaces with private sector contractors/vendors regarding equipment purchases, services and supplies.

Travel Required

Occasional Travel
TDY (Temporary Duty Travel) may be required: 5%

Relocation Authorized

Yes
*Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is authorized IAW the Joint Travel Regulations.