ELECTRONIC INDUSTRIAL CONTROLS MECH

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Pentagon, Virginia
Posted
Aug 06, 2022
Closes
Aug 14, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

This is a Direct Hire Public Notice, under this recruitment, applications will be accepted for each location and/or installation identified in this Public Notice and selections are made for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application.

This position is being filled under Direct Hire Authority (DHA) in accordance with Section 1109 of FY 2020 NDAA; P.L. 116-92 and Section 9905 of Title 5, U.S.C.

This Public Notice is to gather applications which may or may not result in a referral or selection.

Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.


Incumbents typical work assignments may include the following::
  • Leads a group of WG-11 level Utility Systems Repair Operators and High Voltage Electricians, Electricians and Maintenance Mechanics in the installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment control system comprised of various types of various type of electronic industrial controls, servers, controllers, routers, fiber optics, machine specific software, electric and electronic equipment and communication lines and equipment.
  • Leads instructs, and directs mechanics in activities related to the electronic industrial control field.
  • Designs, fabricates, installs, repairs, and maintains complex electronic industrial controls and systems of a wide variety in the H&RP.
  • Repairs, replaces, installs, and modifies software and hardware of the DCS and plant's controls systems.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/Home/Registration)
  • Total salary varies depending on location of position
  • This position is subject to provisions of the WHS/OSD PPP Pilot Program
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment
  • Required to participate in the direct deposit program
  • This position is subject to pre-employment and random drug testing
  • This position requires you to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance
  • This position will require you to successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination and annual physical examinations thereafter
  • This position may require shift work and rotating shift work
  • This position requires you to wear protective equipment such as Tyvek Suits, gloves, knee-pads, and respirator as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA)
  • This position is designated as MISSION ESSENTIAL. Incumbent is expected to report during contingency operations, natural disasters, extreme weather situations or other emergency situations, unless excused by supervisor
  • This position requires wear of a uniform in the performance of duties
  • You may be required to work weekends, overtime, holidays and may be subject to call 24 hours a day
  • Recruitment incentive may be authorized in accordance with regulatory requirements


Qualifications

Your background must demonstrate a full range of Electronics Industrial Controls Mechanic Work Leader tasks performed under normal supervision including installing, modifying, overhauling, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing electronics equipment for chiller plant, boiler plant, sewage lift station, and electric switchgear; Leading and directing diverse mechanics by assigning work as instructed by the first line supervisor; using electronic measuring and testing equipment such as voltammeters, oscilloscopes, frequency counters, transistors testers, digital logic probes, ammeters, and circuit power transformers; and reading, interpreting and applying building specifications, blueprints, and building codes to perform work.

For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the dates of employment for each position listed on your resume (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.

EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standards https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/

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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the questions. The screen-out element for this position is

JOB ELEMENTS: Those who meet the minimum level of experience and training for the screen-out element will then be evaluated in each of the following job elements:
  • Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
  • Theory of Electronics
  • Use of Test Equipment: Electronics
  • Trouble shooting (Electronic Equipment)

PHYSICAL EFFORT/REQUIREMENTS: Works from ladders, scaffolds, and catwalks and in hard to reach areas. Stoops, bends, kneels, and climbs in the performance of duties. Must often assume uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts, handles, and carries equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. and occasionally over 50lbs. Work requires a considerable amount of walking.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Works in the Pentagon Heating and Refrigeration Plant and Pentagon Reservation Buildings and various other locations. Work is usually confined to indoor locations but occasionally requires outdoor work where exposure to heat and cold is possible. ls subject to quick variations in temperature, exposure to acids and fumes from batteries and various other agents, electric shock, high voltage conditions, falls from ladders, and cuts and bruises from tools and heavy equipment Frequently works in awkward positions and potentially hazardous areas. Is subject to exposure to asbestos particles while working m ceiling areas. Incumbent is subject to emergency call 24 hours a day. When work is being performed in an asbestos contaminated area, special precautions must be taken. These include but are not limited to following the guidelines for working above ceilings and for the wearing of protective equipment; i.e., Tyvek Suits and respirators.

ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a "certification" of active service in lieu of a DD-214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A "certification" letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The service member's military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of "veteran" under 5 U.S.C. 2108(1). The "certification" must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The "certification" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD-214 or other appropriate documentation. Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid "certification" of service with their initial application will be found "not eligible." Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.

Current or Former Political Appointees: Beginning January 1, 2010, agencies must seek prior approval from OPM before they can appoint a current or recent political appointee to a competitive or non-political excepted service position at any level under the provisions of title 5, United States Code. If you are currently or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES employee in the executive branch, you MUST disclose that to the Human Resources Office. Submit a copy of your applicable SF-50, along with a statement that provides the following information regarding your most recent political appointment:
  • Position title;
  • Type of appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES, or Presidential Appointee);
  • Agency; and,
  • Beginning and ending dates of appointment.

All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.

Education

Education cannot be substituted for experience.

Additional information

PPP PILOT: The Washington Headquarters Service is currently operating under an approved reengineered Priority Placement Program (PPP) pilot for all positions in its serviced workforce. This pilot is application based and current PPP registrants who are registered for activity codes 293A and 295A (regardless of the location) are required to apply to the job announcement via USAJobs in order to exercise their priority placement status. This pilot permits priority candidates to be assessed with other competitive applicants. Anyone claiming priority status must provide a copy of their PPP registration and supporting documentation (e.g. RIF notice, Certification of Expected Separation) at the time of application to verify priority placement and eligibility.

MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: Military spouse preference applicants are required to apply to job announcement via USAJobs in order to exercise their preference status. The application must include the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist, Marriage Certificate or License, Sponsor's PCS orders at the time of application to be considered

Other priority consideration programs will continue under their current operating procedures.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

If you are unable to apply online, you must request an alternative application. Please view the following link for information on how to obtain an alternative application https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?%20title=Alternate_Application_Information

Appointment Authorities: For more information on appointment authority eligibility requirements:
  • https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/individuals-with-disabilities/
  • https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/veterans/
  • https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/military-spouses/
  • Other Special Appointment Authorities https://www.usajobs.gov/
  • Interchange Agreements https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/competitive-hiring/#url=Types-of-Appointments
Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. /www.esd.whs.mil/DD/DoD-Issuances/140025/

Nepotism: Under the provisions of 5 USC 3110, an individual may not be appointed into a position if the position is under the supervisory chain of command of a relative.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

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