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Environmental Engineer/Chemical Engineer -OW


This position is in the Office of Water.

If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.

About The Office of Water:  OW


At the entry level of this position, you will:
  1. Provide technical advice and assistance in evaluating the chemical and or environmental engineering aspects of wastewater discharge data, wastewater treatment technologies, and the pollution impact on the environment relating to selected industrial point source categories.
  2. Review and evaluate related data and information and develop periodic information reports or apply information received to update or amend division projects underway.
  3. Consult with Engineering and Analysis Division's contractors, outside vendors, and industry representatives on the latest design and developments as they affect a particular industry and determine what wastewater control practices are currently available.
  4. Consult and coordinate with other engineers and scientists in EPA and other agencies who are considered experts in incumbents specialty area.

When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses. NOTE: Career ladder promotions are not automatic, and all eligibility and qualifications requirements must be met in order to progress to the next grade level.

One or more positions may be filled (in the organization advertised and/or in other organizations).

You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements.