Electrical Worker, WG-2805-08

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Portsmouth, Virginia
Posted
Aug 19, 2022
Closes
Aug 24, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As an Electrical Worker, this position performs electrician work in support of the US Coast Guard (USCG), Naval Engineering Support Unit, Industrial Operations Division, which involves the repair, alteration, modification, testing, installation and checking of all types of electrical equipment and evaluating circuitry required to power the equipment of USCG shore and ship units.

Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignment include:
  • Receiving work orders, oral instructions, and wiring diagrams that indicate the nature of the repair or installation to be made, the layout and placement of circuitry, fixtures, and controls, and the types of wiring, parts, and equipment installed.
  • Locating broken, worn, damaged, or poorly operating wiring, fixtures, controls, and equipment through visual checks or through the use of a small variety of test equipment, such as test lamps, voltage testers, ammeters, and polarity testers.
  • Completing needed repairs to installed systems, and rearranging and hooking up items such as outlets, switches, light fixtures, regulators, and circuit breakers.
  • Locating grounds, shorts, overloads, and making limited repairs.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • The position requires a valid state driver's license.
  • Applicant is required to meet the physical requirements of the position.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • This position requires a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).


All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

Qualifications

Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than the length of experience. Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope, and quality of all experience and training, regardless of where or how acquired. Applicants will be rated and ranked based on their knowledge of the following job elements:

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

2. Knowledge of Electrical Equipment

3. Theory and Instruments (Electrical, Electronic) Used in Shop and Trade Practices

4. Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)

5. Ability To Use Electrical Drawings

6. Ability to Use and Maintain Hand Tools (Electrical Work)

7. Trouble shooting (electrical)

National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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; religious; 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.

Education

This position does not have a positive education requirement.

Additional information

Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

Selectee(s) for this position who are current federal employees on permanent appointments who would be moving outside of the current commuting area of their current position to accept this position are authorized to receive a one-time relocation bonus of 15% of the salary including locality for this position. Receipt of the bonus will require a 12 month service agreement. The employee must establish a residence in the new geographic area prior to payment.

Selectee(s) for this position who are newly appointed to a permanent position are authorized to receive a one-time recruitment incentive of 15% of the salary, including locality for this position. Receipt of the bonus will require a 12 month service agreement.

All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6322. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation