Water Resources, H&H Studies
$ 83,523-$ 108,584
This is an Interdisciplinary Civil Engineer (Hydraulics) / Hydrologist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, Engineering and Construction Division, Water Resources Branch located in Fort Worth, TX.
- The following are other duties you may perform in this position.
- Investigate and research projects relating to multi-purpose dams and reservoirs, floodways, levees, channel improvements, drainage structures, wetlands, environmental restoration, and flood plain mapping.
- Perform complex watershed hydrology analysis of major river basins.
- Perform studies of erosion, sediment transport, sedimentation and reservoir water quality for an engineering team.
- Perform complex steady and unsteady hydraulic studies.
- Develop solutions or techniques that will enhance functionality or cost effectiveness of water resource projects.
- Review hydrologic models, hydraulic models and reservoir system simulations for technical adequacy.
- Perform assessments and modification studies to dam safety.
Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in physical or natural science, or engineering that included at least 30 semester hours in any combination of courses in hydrology, the physical sciences, geophysics, chemistry, engineering science, soils, mathematics, aquatic biology, atmospheric science, meteorology, geology, oceanography, or the management or conservation of water resources. My course work included at least 6 semester hours in calculus (including both differential and integral calculus), and at least 6 semester hours in physics. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
One year of specialized experience which includes the following: 1.) Mentoring lower graded engineers in Hydrology and Hydraulics modeling AND 2.) Compiling field hydraulic and/or hydrology survey data for use in Flood Risk Management modeling; AND 3.) Conducting Hydraulic and/or Hydrology studies for existing Flood Risk projects to provide recommendations for modifications. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.