Power Project Manager

Department of Defense Saint Louis, MO
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

About the Position: This position is a Power Project Manager GS-1601-13 for the US Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division. There is only one vacancy that will sit in one of the locations listed in this announcement. Salary will be set based on the appropriate pay scale. This is a temporary promotion/reassignment not to exceed 3 years, may be extended for a total up to 5 years or made permanent without further competition. See "Additional Information" for details on Return Rights.

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* Provide maintenance management technical oversight to 24 power plants of the Southwestern Power Administration?s Power System located within the 6 Corps Districts in support of the Operations and Maintenance functional area of Hydropower

* Provide short term and long term program planning consistent with the Asset Management Program and Maintenance Management Implementation Program instructions for real property management of Civil Works assets.

* Provide Division leadership and commitment for the Regional Maintenance Management, MMIP and AM Program goals and objectives.

* Establish annual program management plans and coordinates annual implementation plans, monitoring cost for execution of this program. Establishes and manages program milestones and budgets from planning through implementation.

* Maintain dialog with Facility Managers to assure proper and adequate exchange of information. Reviews program progress, measuring performance and taking necessary corrective actions to maintain agreed upon schedule and cost.

* Serve as the technical specialist for standardizing maintenance practices across the region, leading in-house PDTs of appropriate disciplines to address user needs.

* Maintain a close working relationship with SWD, NWD, MVD and Headquarters to stay abreast of latest technologies, policies, regional and National programs to help identify program needs and local implementation of best practices.

* Facilitates standardized maintenance and upkeep of regional OM assets for the 6 Districts.

* Makes recommendations to appropriate SWD, NWD and MVD leadership on short-term and long-term plans to assure the sufficiency of the District's Maintenance Management Program.

Travel Required

75% or less - This position requires Temporary Duty Travel of 50% or More

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

1601 Equipment Facilities, And Services

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

* This position requires you to submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter.


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

* Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.

Specialized experience is defined as: Providing technical and/or administrative oversight for the operation, maintenance, or repair of a hydroelectric power facility; AND 2) Preparing and executing work plans for a hydroelectric power facility; AND 3) Establish milestones and/or budgets for the management of maintenance program/project.This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12).

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

* Facilities Operations and Maintenance

* Facilities/Production Management Technology

* Problem Solving

* Program/Project Management

Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-12).