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Bureau of Reclamation Operations and Maintenance Supervisor II in Parker Dam, California

Summary Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on their expertise as a Operations and Maintenance Supervisor II. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment. Duty Location: Parker Dam, California Parker Dam is located just outside Lake Havasu City, Arizona. For living conditions visit: Responsibilities Plans, schedules and coordinates operational and maintenance activities for hydroelectric equipment, structures, dam, waterways, roads, associated facilities, and auxiliary equipment. Provides direct input to the Manager, Parker Dam, and foreman on major maintenance assignments, including development of technical specifications for replacement equipment. Inspects, tests or supervises testing, and prepares reports, field drawings and records of technical equipment for immediate use and future reference. Establishes comprehensive testing procedures and standards to guide maintenance forces in the performance of their work. Provides supervision, guidance, and staff assistance in allmatters relating to REMMS (Reclamation Enterprise Maintenance Management System) for the Parker Dam Field Division. This includes developing maintenance schedules for the performance of work, job forecasting, scheduling, reviewing, dispatching, and reporting of maintenance job orders and cost records. Determines the materials, tools, special equipment, etc., necessary to perform scheduled work. Assists with administrative functions, clerical support for the foreman, T&A reports, equipment history cards, supply records, and routine reports. Initiates and carries out an effective safety program. This includes provisions contained in Reclamation Safety and Health Standards, FIST (Facilities Instructions Standards, and Techniques), and OSHA regulations. Keeps the Parker Dam Manager informed of significant administrative, operational and technical problems encountered and recommending remedial measures or changes in policies or procedures to increase efficiency, reduce operation and maintenance costs, and/or improve morale and working relations of Division employees. Recommends employee training, and assists with the indoctrination and training for new employees Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National. You must be suitable for federal employment, determined by a background investigation. You must submit a resume and supporting documentation (see Required Documents). You must submit eligibility documents for veterans consideration (see Required Documents). You must maintain a valid State Driver's License at all times as the position requires operation of government vehicles on government and public roads. Failure to maintain a valid State Driver's License at all times will result in removal from the position. Parker Dam is critical infrastructure for the continued operation of the Colorado River. The electricity generated at Parker Dam is also vital to maintain a stable electrical grid. In the event of an emergency condition due to equipment failure, lightning strike, earthquake, or other emergency conditions restoration to the river is crucial. This makes a timely response to these conditions critical. For this reason, this selectee must have their primary residence within 60 minute drive time to Parker Dam. Who May Apply: Bureau of Reclamation Employees (Competitive)Bureau of Reclamation Employees (Non-Competitive)Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)Department of the Interior Employees (Competitive)Department of the Interior Employees (Non-Competitive)Federal Employees (Competitive Transfer)Federal Employees (Non-Competitive Transfer)Former Federal Employees (Competitive Reinstatement)Former Federal Employees (Non-Competitive Reinstatement)Individuals with Disabilities (Schedule A)Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA)Military SpousesVeterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) Qualifications Your application materials must demonstrate sufficient experience and training to perform the duties of this position without more than normal supervision. Qualifications will be determined on the basis of information submitted within your resume and responses to the assessment questions. For information about qualifications for Federal Wage System positions please, visit OPM. Minimum qualifications for trades and labor positions are determined by evaluation of job elements. You must meet at least 2 points on the screen-out element(s) and obtain an average of at least 2 points on all of the job elements in order to be considered qualified for this position. Much of the equipment that is operated and maintained is specialized and requires journey level knowledge of a Hydroelectric Mechanic or Hydroelectric Electrician. Although journey level knowledge of both crafts supervised is not mandatory to the incumbent, journey level knowledge in one of the two is required and MUST be reflected on your resume. 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You must meet all Eligibility and Qualification requirements, including any selective placement factors if applicable, by 10/27/2021. Education This position does not allow substituting education for experience. Additional Information You may be required to serve an initial probationary period. You may be required to serve an initial supervisory probation period. Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses are authorized with the exception of the Guaranteed Home Sale Provision or first-post-of-duty relocation expenses are authorized, as applicable. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), signed into law December 2017, suspends the moving expense deduction and the exclusion from income of qualified employer reimbursements of moving expenses that was allowed under previous tax laws. Employer reimbursements for moving costs are now generally taxed at the same rate as ordinary income. DOI uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including applicant rights and responsibilities, please visit This position is designated as a MODERATE RISK Public Trust position. It requires a fully completed and favorably adjudicated Public Trust Suitability Background Investigation (T2S or T2RS or equivalent) that is current (within the last 5 years). This is a condition of employment. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must certify registration with the Selective Service System or that the applicant is exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. 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