Electronics Engineer Job in VANCOUVER, WA

Vacancy No. DOE-BPA-17-12389-DE Department Bonneville Power Administration
Salary $76,489.00 to $99,439.00 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 7/17/2017 Close Date 7/31/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-07-17 to 2017-07-31

  • Salary

    $76,489 to $99,439 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 12

  • Series

    0855 Electronics Engineering

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number


  • Control number


Job Overview

Job Overview


About the Agency

This announcement is also being advertised under Merit Promotion as announcement DOE-BPA-17-12389-MP
If you intend to apply under a Special Hiring Authority (e.g. Schedule A, VEOA, etc.), please apply under the Merit Promotion announcement.

This position is located in Operational Infrastructure (TTOI) organization of Operational Services (TTO), Transmission Technology Services (TT), Transmission Services (T), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Operational Infrastructure provides 24 X 7 hardware maintenance lifecycle support for the BPA’s Control Center systems. Functions performed include providing General Support System (GSS) infrastructure maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, emergency response, client support, system energization/ acceptance testing, and performance analysis and trending. Responsibilities include supporting clients that use Control Center systems for both mission critical and business critical services. Operational Infrastructure provides expert level (Tier 3) support for the GSS infrastructure in the control centers. Services in these support systems include authentication and access, storage and virtualization, malicious code protection, dispatch and scheduling display infrastructure, operating system platforms, vulnerability detection, patch management, network security and configuration management, cabling infrastructure, facilities management systems, and critical area security. Included in these responsibilities are the documentation and compliance activities required to perform these functions.

A successful candidate in this position will serve as an electronics engineer performing a wide range of professional engineering studies and assignments.


As Electronics Engineer, you will:

  • Perform hardware and security (physical and cyber) activites required to plan, research, engineer, design, implement (install, test, and energize) and maintain high-availability systems and supporting environmental infrastructure.
  • Serve as the main technical resource for physical infrastructure systems in the control center.
  • Plan, organize, and conduct special studies.

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel may be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

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Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Energy

Bonneville Power Administration


Matthew Nobles
Phone: 503-230-4084


Bonneville Power Administration
P.O. Box 3621
United States
Fax: 000-000-0000

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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