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Federal Occupations Toolkit - White Collar Occupations
1130 — Public Utilities Specialist Series

This series covers positions that require application of knowledge concerning the business practices, rate structures, and operating characteristics of public utilities, in carrying out such functions as: (1) analysis of utility rate schedules to determine their reasonableness and applicability; (2) investigation and analysis of the business management organization and financial structure of public utilities in connection with licensing or regulatory actions, including preparation and presentation of testimony before regulatory bodies; (3) purchase or sale by the Government of utility resources and services; and (4) related functions that require the kind of knowledge indicated above. The utilities with which these positions are primarily concerned are telecommunications, electric and gas power, water, steam, and sewage disposal.