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    Summary

    About the Position: This position may be filled either as a developmental position or at the target grade.

    This position is being filled under the Direct Hire Authority for Post-Secondary Students and Recent Graduates.

    Recruitment incentives, including student loan repayment, may be offered to highly qualified candidates.

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    Responsibilities

    • Prepares coastal hydraulic analyses of storms, waves, tides, surf zone processes, littoral processes, wave run-up, wave overtopping and their effects.
    • Performs professional engineering work to develop one or more of the major features of a coastal engineering or related project.
    • These projects include, but are not limited to breakwaters, jetties, revetments, groins, seawalls, navigation channels, dredging, port and harbor operations, beach nourishment, wetlands, lagoons, and estuaries.
    • Confers with engineers, planners and environmental specialists to define the nature and scope of problems and project objectives, and to jointly develop plans of study to address coastal engineering issues.
    • Perform field inspections and investigations for orientation, observing field conditions, gathering first-hand technical data, direction of field reporting activities, witnessing, or conducting tests.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel 20% for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

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