Washington D.C.
Apr 14, 2017
May 01, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

This position is located in the Electric Shop, Office of Facilities Support in Washington, D.C. The incumbent installs, modifies, troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs the electrical/electronic components of an industrial facility and associated equipment such as AC and DC power distribution systems; Security intrusion detection systems; Fire alarm signaling systems; Industrial battery trucks; CCTV and monitor installations; food preparation and service units; and conventional building power and lighting systems.

This job requires a four-year apprenticeship or equivalent training in trade skills, electrical theory, blueprint and specification reading, electrical drafting, trade related mathematics and the National Electrical Code. Knowledge of solid state and or digital electronic and or related work experience in this field is desirable for this position.

  • Not Required

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You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Physical Requirements:

The incumbent must be able to climb and work from ladders, scaffolds, platforms and lifts up to 100 feet. Maintain concentration around moving machinery. Must be able to work in strained positions standing, stooping, kneeling, or bending, have good vision, no color blindness, good hearing, and able to lift and move object weighing up to 75 lbs. on a regular or recurring basis.


You must show in your experience in online application that you possess the knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the duties of the position. You must meet the screen-out element Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision, normally addressed at the beginning of the online questions. In addition, you must also obtain an average score of two (2) on all other elements for this position as addressed through the online question in order to be considered minimally qualified.

The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. Be sure all experience is documented in your resume by indicating place of employment, job title, length of time performing the duties, and the name and contact information for the supervisor. We must be able to verify this experience in your resume in order for you to receive credit.

SUITABILITY, CLEARANCE & REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant’s successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for disqualification in the hiring process. The background investigation process conducted by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing is very thorough. Therefore it is imperative that applicants exercise candor and honesty when answering background questionnaires, especially as it relates to arrest, employment, education, finances, illegal drug use, and/or other criminal history. Falsification discovered in security documents or during the background investigation process may result in an immediate negative suitability determination or immediate revocation of your interim clearance (if applicable).

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