Electrical Worker

6 days left

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Aug 06, 2022
Closes
Aug 14, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Candidates selected will fall under one of three shifts:

Day (6:00 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.)

Evening (2:00 P.M. to 10:30 P.M.)

Night (10:00 P.M. to 6:30 A.M.), Sunday - Thursday

***Shift will be determined based on Operational Needs of Management
***Hours may change depending on Operational Needs of Management

Major Duties:

Assists journey level electricians with assembling, installing, testing, and maintaining electrical wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures. Strings wire through conduit pipes and drilling holes. Gradually progresses to more complex tasks and learns to diagnose and solve wiring problems.

Follows directions to perform inspection, installation, repair, maintenance, troubleshooting, and replacement of electrical systems which includes lighting systems, power distribution systems (electrical panels), emergency systems (including exit lights and security lights), ballasts, switches, electrical receptacles, conduits, and cables involving voltages from 120 volts to 480 volts.

Under guidance and direction, tests electrical systems for continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, amp meters, and voltmeters to ensure compatibility and safety.

Receives training and guidance to repair or install equipment such as motors and circuit breakers.

Connects wires to circuit breakers, transformers, motors, or other components. Installs wall switches and electrical outlets. Replaces light ballasts and installs lighting fixtures.

Assists in diagnosing malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem. Utilizes preventative measures such as oiling motors, bending conduit, and replacing old wiring.

Inspects electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustments and repairs. Ensures compliance with electrical code.

Complies with all safety and health practices, OSHA regulations, and wears required protective equipment.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be able to pass a drug test.
  • Your resume and question responses must demonstrate job-related elements.


To be employed by the Architect of the Capitol in a paid position, an individual must meet one of the categories below:
  • A citizen of the United States;
  • A person who is lawfully admitted for permanent residence and is seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)(B);
  • A person who is admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. 1157 or is granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. 1158 and has filed a declaration of intention to become a lawful permanent resident and then a citizen when eligible;
  • A person who owes allegiance to the United States (nationals of American Samoa, Swains Island, and the Northern Mariana Islands, and nationals who meet other requirements described in 8 U.S.C. 1408); or
  • A person who is currently an officer or employee of the Government of the United States.

Please Note: This position is temporary, not to exceed 13 months. It is a position that is subject to the project needs of the Agency. Therefore, the appointment could be terminated at any time due to shortage of work or shortage of funds. If project work continues, however, it could be extended beyond the 13 months-time frame at the sole discretion of the Agency.

Qualifications

You must meet all eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of the job announcement.

You must meet the following SCREEN-OUT FACTOR:

Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision.

Your application must show that you have sufficient training and/or experience to perform the duties of the position as described in the vacancy announcement.

Education

There are no educational requirements for the position.

Additional information

Welcome Veterans. The Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) gives veterans' preference rights in the legislative branch to certain veterans as applied by the Congressional Accountability Act. Veterans' preference is applied on this vacancy announcement. If you are a veteran and have been separated under honorable conditions, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility; SF-15, if applicable; and Department of Veterans Affairs documentation of disability, if applicable. For more information, please visit OPM vet guide

If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System. If you are exempt from registration under Selective Service Law, you must provide appropriate proof of exemption. Please visit the Selective Service System website for more information.

DRUG TESTING: The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is a Drug Free Workplace. As part of the AOC's suitability assessment, a candidate tentatively selected for a position who is not currently an AOC employee is required to submit to screening for illegal drug use. Satisfactory completion of a drug test is a condition of employment with the Agency. A candidate must test negative prior to being eligible for appointment into a position. We will schedule, provide and cover the cost for the drug test.

The selectee(s) under the vacancy announcement for this position is subject to a criminal record check by the U.S. Capitol Police and satisfactory adjudication to be eligible for employment at the Architect of the Capitol.

The Architect of the Capitol is an E-VERIFY Participant. E-VERIFY is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment authorization in the United States. If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the DHS Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" electronic system. For more information on E-Verify, please visit http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/gc_1185221678150.shtm

The Architect of the Capitol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information and/or disability.

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Moving expenses are not authorized.

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

Probationary Period - A newly appointed selectee is subject to the completion of a one-year trial/probationary period, regardless of whether or not a trial/probationary period has been completed previously with the Architect of the Capitol or another Federal agency.

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies in any of the jurisdictions of the Architect of the Capitol.

All application materials become the property of the Architect of the Capitol.