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508019 - Program Administrator, Instrumentation B

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Tennessee Valley Authority Norris , TN 37828

Posted 4 months ago

508019 - Program Administrator, Instrumentation B

Organization: Generation Construction, Projects and Services

Department: Data Acquisition and Testing

Location: Norris, Tennessee

Posting Open: 09/05/2018

Posting Close: 09/15/2018

Salary: Competitive

Job Summary:

  • Plans and coordinates, in a non-supervisory capacity, the underground utility locating business for IES by utilizing various underground utility locating and associated technologies such as ground-penetrating radars, radio detection locators, global positioning systems, etc.

  • Additionally, works on or leads other instrumentation and measurement projects related to dissolved oxygen or air injections systems, surface water pumps, aeration weirs, as well as dissolved oxygen and other water quality parameter measurements.

  • Interfaces with customers, plans, schedules and performs work.

  • Solicits customer feedback, develops corrective actions where necessary, grows and develops the business to maximize value to TVA.

  • Schedules, analyzes, prepares, and revises project plans and specifications.

  • Prepares reports and procedures to document results.

Supervision Received

Supervision and guidance are provided by the manager or supervisor and are generally limited to overall objectives, general guidelines and policy, and work priorities. The incumbent plans and executes the work with minimal supervision.

Skills and Proficiencies (May be job or organization specific)

Demonstrated working knowledge of scientific practices, procedures and documentation processes. Demonstrated business and project skills: planning, scheduling, budget development, business development and customer relations.

Must have excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills. Detailed knowledge of underground utility locating and associated technologies (ground-penetrating radar, radio detection locators, global positioning system, etc.).

Minimum Qualifications (Consistent with Classification Standard)

Education and Experience/Certificates, Licenses, and Registration Requirements/Other Requirements

Must have satisfactorily completed an Associate Degree in Electronics Technology or other scientific field or have equivalent combination of training, experience, etc.

Working knowledge of Global Positioning System (GPS) is desirable.

A thorough working knowledge of water quality and flow measurement and geophysical underground locating techniques and technologies is required.

Must have thorough working knowledge with personal computers used in data acquisition and data analysis.

Familiarity with operation and troubleshooting of water quality and flow monitoring devices (such as Hydrolabs, ISCOs and other devices) is required.

Must be familiar with Excel or other spreadsheet software used in data analysis and graphic presentation.

Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity

TVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.

TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA's Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Drug-Free Workplace

All TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found at TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

How to Claim Vet Preference

If you are a U.S. Military Veteran and would like to be considered a preference-eligible veteran for the purposes of your employment application to TVA, please take the necessary actions outlined in the application process. Please submit your military documents each time you apply for a position.

How to Submit Documentation:

  1. Upload documents after you complete the application by clicking Careers Home, Cover Letters and Attachments, and Add Attachment, or
  2. Email documents to

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Tennessee Valley Authority