Electrical Engineer Position at the Gavins Point Powerplant

Job Details

Looking for a great place to work?  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE or “The Corps”) is one of the best in America!  In the last three years alone, USACE has moved up 68 spots in the annual Best Places to Work in government rankings; ranking #111 of 320 agency subcomponents.  Also, USACE ranked #128 out of 500 employers on Forbes’ “America’s Best Employers” of 2015 list. From this list, the Corps ranked #10 in the government services industry, #6 in the federal government, and #8 in the engineering field.

About the Location:
This position is located at the Gavins Point Project Office. Gavins Point Dam and Lewis and Clark Lake, located on the Missouri River five miles upstream of Yankton, South Dakota, has grown into one of the most popular recreation areas in the upper Midwest. Recreation opportunities around the lake include camping, fishing, hunting, boating, sailing, biking, hiking, golfing, and bird-watching. Great school system.  Conveniently located in relative proximity to the larger city of Sioux Falls, SD (metro population of 250,000), the Gavins Point area offers a high quality of living to its residents whether they live in the country, in a small town, or in a larger community.   Check out:  http://www.visityanktonsd.com/      


Incumbent will serve as an Electrical Engineer responsible for providing technical assistance and guidance for operation and maintenance of electrical and electronic equipment at a multipurpose USACE facility including a 120 megawatt hydro electric power plant as well as campground and recreational facilities. Provide technical assistance in troubleshooting electrical/electronic systems.  Make recommendations regarding repair and replacement of electrical/electronic systems. Responsible for development or modification of existing plant and facilities, electrical schematics, control, and wiring diagrams.  Review plant and facilities equipment practices and procedures for adherence to NERC, NEC, NFPA, and Industry Safety guidelines.

For More Information:

A GS-12 federal position ($71,012-$92,316) will be advertised on www.usajobs.gov in early to mid-January.  For more information contact Curtis Bisgard at 402-667-2565 or email at curtis.a.bisgard@usace.army.mil.

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