Broadcast Maintenance Technician (Multimedia)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
District of Columbia, D.C
Posted
Aug 06, 2022
Closes
Aug 14, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Manage equipment installation and integration tasks in a technically complex and innovative multimedia broadcast environment.
  • Tests, repairs, and calibrates sophisticated cross-platform broadcast equipment to meet exacting U.S. and international broadcast.
  • Work with technical modifications in accordance with equipment manufacturer's bulletins to assure equipment performance and functional specifications. Modifications include firmware and software upgrades and electronic or mechanical modifications as required.
  • As a member of a multimedia broadcast technical team, he/she is responsible for applying skills and technical assistance in a disciplined and highly coordinated production and may be required to perform operational or other functions as needed.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizenship is required.
  • Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by closing date of the announcement to be considered.
  • Applicants must complete online questionnaire.
  • If you are a male applicant, born after 12/31/59, you are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act. The Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
  • This is a public trust position. If selected, this position requires the completion of the SF-85P.
  • Suitability Determination: If selected, you will be subject to a security investigation to establish your suitability for federal employment. The security investigation will include, among other aspects, a review of your credit and legal history.
  • This position is covered by a Union Agreement
  • This vacancy is advertised under Delegated Examining (DE) procedures and is open to all U.S. citizens.
  • The full performance grade level for this position is GS-13.


Qualifications

For the GS-12 level: Applicants must have one (1) year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of such experience are:
  • reads and interprets schematics or detailed design drawings for equipment and systems installed across all broadcast platforms and facilities, at times with supervision;
  • assists with or managing tasks of installation and repairs of digital and analog broadcast equipment and systems used to produce and broadcast multimedia (radio, TV, digital) programming;
  • tests, repairs, and calibrates cross-platform broadcast equipment to meet U.S. and international broadcast standards;
  • and prepares accurate and complete records of work performed and are able to communicate clearly, both orally and with supervisors and peers.
For the GS-13 level: Applicants must have one (1) year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of such experience are:
  • uses expert skill in reading and interpreting schematics or detailed design drawings for equipment and systems installed across all broadcast platforms and facilities;
  • manages tasks of installation and repairs of digital and analog broadcast equipment and systems used to produce and broadcast multimedia (radio, TV, digital) programming;
  • thoroughly and efficiently tests, repairs, and calibrates cross-platform broadcast equipment to meet U.S. and international broadcast standards;
  • and prepares accurate and complete records of work performed and are able to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing with supervisors and peers.
At this level you are an expert and can train others in the performance of duties.

Education

Applicant cannot substitute education for experience for the GS-12 or the GS-13 grade level.

Additional information

  • If you are an eligible Inter agency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant, you may apply for special selection over other candidates for this position. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 80 or above on the rating criteria for this position. ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456.
  • Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit a DD-214 (copy # 2 or 4 - member copy); veterans who are claiming disabled veteran preference must also submit a VA disability letter and a SF-15; AND, applicants seeking widow or other special veterans preference must submit a SF-15 and all documents indicated for their specific form of preference.
  • If you are still on active duty, you may submit a statement of service from your Personnel Command which states the date you entered active duty, the date you are separating, and the campaign medals you have received.