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Tennessee Valley Authority 511620 - Civil Engineer, Water Resources (RO), A in KNOXVILLE, Tennessee

511620 - Civil Engineer, Water Resources (RO), A

Job ID:511620Location:KNOXVILLE, TNRegular/Temporary:


511620 - Civil Engneer, Water Resources (RO), A

Organization: Resource & River Management

Department: RFC Operations Support

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Posting Open: 7/20/2021

Posting Close: 7/30/2021

Salar: Competitive

Job Summary:

Performs less difficult tasks of civil engineering work related to water resources and power facilities. The incumbent is also responsible for the performance of progressively more challenging duties in this work area. The work more specifically includes :

  • Assists in designing, modifying, and constructing and modifying a variety of structures such as dams, locks, river terminals, nuclear, hydro, and fossil power plants and systems.

  • Assists in improving operational performance of facilities and systems by assessing conditions and developing solutions for engineering problems.

  • Assists in refining the hydraulic and physical relationships of reservoirs or other civil systems and could include the application of mathematical models of the systems

  • Assists in applying and verifying computational models of fluid dynamics, hydraulic, and hydrologic and processes for the solution of engineering problems.

  • Performs calculations involved with drainage studies which includes calibrating watershed models.

    Supervision Received:

    Assignments are well-defined and given either verbally and/or in writing by a more senior engineer and/or supervisor, who outlines objectives to be achieved and sets priorities and deadlines. Work is reviewed in progress and at completion. Frequency and intensity of reviews will be reduced over time, as incumbent develops expertise.

    Principal Accountabilities:

    Steady flow analysis; Written/oral communication skills; Watershed modeling; Water quality modeling; Engineering economy; PC applications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Education and Experience/Certificates, Licenses, and Registration Requirements/Other Requirements

    Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or comparable field of engineering discipline from an accredited college or university. A Master’s degree is desirable.

    An EIT certificate is desirable.

Equal Employment Opportunity

TVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.

TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA’s Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Drug-Free Workplace

All TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found at . TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

How to Claim Vet Preference

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