Electrical Engineer (St. Louis, MO)


The United States Army Corps of Engineers is accepting applications for an Electrical Engineer in St. Louis, MO. Opening & Closing Date: 09/15/2022 to 09/13/2023Salary: $64,163 - $113,839 per year. 


This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel within DoD to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.

About the Position: Serves as an Electrical Engineer responsible for the design, review, & development of plans & specifications for major electrical systems for projects and facilities involving highly complex features & provides technical support for the electrical features of the District's projects.



  • Plans, directs, and participates in engineering studies in the development and design of major electrical features for large civil works projects that include systems and equipment such as electrical systems for navigation locks and dams.
  • Designs electrical features such as complete power, control and lighting systems; lightning protection; communications systems; signal systems; remote and automatic motor control; and, standby electric power.
  • Works with other engineering personnel to coordinate electrical engineering features with other design features such as mechanical, structural and hydraulic.
  • Works with the Construction and Operations Division in the construction, installation and acceptance of electrical items; to design improvements and/or alterations to electrical features of existing installations to resolve operating problems.
  • Prepares design of electrical control systems utilizing relays, programmable controllers and mini-computers.
  • Reviews shop drawings of electrical equipment to be installed to ensure it complies with plans and specifications; and, recommends approval or disapproval and/or outlines changes to be made to be drawings.
  • Provides guidance and advice on assignments that consists of new or unfamiliar work, and that deals with factors that are undetermined in nature.



  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid government motor vehicle operator's license.


In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.



FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

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