Electrician Supervisor

Salem, Virginia
Aug 16, 2022
Aug 24, 2022
Full Time

Reports and is accountable to the Maintenance and Operations Foreman for the satisfactory completion of all jobs assigned and all supervisory duties.

Reviews work of subordinates for quality control, technical adequacy, code-compliance and safety.

Is expected to provide immediate local supervision and hands-on technical assistance to subordinates In the completion of repairs.

Serves as the supervisor of the electrical department, Facility Management Service Line, exercising supervisory responsibility over the work operations in that department.

Supervises the safe and correct installation, maintenance, and repair of the Medical Center's electrical equipment, substation, switchgear, underground primary lines, transformers, and secondary electrical distribution systems.

Responsible for the preventative maintenance, repair and certification of all elevators, fire alarm systems, emergency power systems, and electrical safety tests.

Utilizes standard office suite software to create, compile, update and maintain accurate records of tests on equipment to meet the documentation requirements for Joint Commission and other Authorities Having Jurisdiction.

Establishes deadlines, priorities, work sequences and plans work assignments based on general work schedules and short­and long-range plans developed.

Assigns and explains work requirements and operation instructions to subordinates and sets deadlines and establishes the sequence of work operations to be followed.

Initiates recommendations for promotion or reassignments.

Plans and establishes overall leave schedule of subordinates to ensure adequate departmental staffing is maintained at all times.

Be certified as Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) within 60 days of appointment.

Work schedule:7:45am to 4:30pm, Monday - Friday,
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position
Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not Available
Position Description Title/PD#: Electrician Supervisor/1845
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized- 3 Year Service Agreement
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Subject to background/security investigation
  • Pre-employment physical required
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
  • Participation in the seasonal influenza vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP)
  • Participation in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program is a requirement for all Veterans Health Administration Health Care Personnel (HCP) - See "Additional Information" below for details.


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 08/22/2022.

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 Federal Wage System Qualification Standards .

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 Job Elements:
  • Electrical Equipment
  • Technical Practices
  • Technical Practices (Electrical Electronic)
  • Use and Maintain Hand Tools (Electrical Work)
  • Without more than normal supervision

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.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: Duties require physical exertion by working in confined places, walking, standing, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. May be required to work under great physical demands, such as lifting loads in excess of fifty (50) pounds, pushing, pulling, kneeling, climbing, and standing for extended time periods. Leg, arm, and back muscles arc used extensively. Frequently lifts and carries parts, equipment, and materials to the job site. Occasionally handles items weighing up to 100+-pounds and pulling cable up to 500 MCM in size, etc.Works from ladders, scaffolding, platforms and mechanical lifts, working in extremely hot, cold, and damp areas; works outside in inclement weather. Subject to electrical shock or bums during electrical repairs. Other hazards include falling from heights, injuries from power equipment, and potential exposure to bodily fluids, TB, or other biological or medical hazards while working in the lab, surgical areas, patient areas, etc.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Receiving Service Credit or Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. Selected applicants may qualify for credit toward annual leave accrual, based on prior work experience or military service experience. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed.

Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.

The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal/VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

Pursuant to VHA Directive 1193.01, VHA health care personnel (HCP) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 subject to such accommodations as required by law (i.e., medical, religious or pregnancy). VHA HCPs do not include remote workers who only infrequently enter VHA locations. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before your start date. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required accommodation from this requirement using the reasonable accommodation process.

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .