Electronic Industrial Controls Mech

Arlington, Virginia
Apr 18, 2017
Apr 25, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

The President has ordered a government-wide hiring freeze subject to certain limited exceptions. This position is subject to the hiring freeze. Although we are moving forward with the consideration of candidates, we will not make a selection for this vacancy announcement unless and until the position is no longer subject to the hiring freeze.

This position is part of the WHS Facilities Services Directorate. As a Electronic Industrial Controls Mech, this position is located in:

Washington Headquarters Services was established as a Department of Defense Field Activity on October 1, 1977, as part of a DoD headquarters streamlining initiative. Approximately 1,200 civilian and military employees as well as contract staff are organized into 12 directorates and offices. WHS personnel contribute to the mission of our Defense customers by managing DoD-wide programs and operations for the Pentagon Reservation and DoD leased facilities in the National Capital Region. WHS is organizationally aligned under the Director of Administration for the Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer.

  • Not Required

  • Yes
  • Relocation incentives may be authorized

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service, www.sss.gov
  • 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
  • Your background must demonstrate a full range of analyzing, testing, troubleshooting, repairing, and calibrating building automation and complex electronic systems, devising solutions for operational or repair problems, interpreting electronic, electrical, and mechanical drawings, and applying latest HVAC building codes and standards.

    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 or OF-612. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c

    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 Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision.

    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
    • Trouble shooting (Electronic Equipment)
    • Use of Test Equipment: Electronics

    PHYSICAL EFFORT/REQUIREMENTS: Work involves significant walking, standing, bending, stooping, crawling, climbing of ladders, use of tools and lifting of heavy items to perform duties. Must be able to assume uncomfortable positions.

    WORKING CONDITIONS: Works in shops and operating equipment areas; performing tasks near steam generation equipment, refrigeration plant, switch-gear cabinets, sewage pumping station, steam tunnels, manholes,etc. The operating areas are noisy, hot/cold, dusty, dirty, and contain moving equipment, high voltage equipment, and pressurized piping systems, which can be hazardous if improperly operated. The plant contains hazardous chemicals that require special handling procedures and protections. Conditions require that appropriate safety gears be worn such as: hard hats, hearing protection, protective eyewear, and gloves. May be exposed to asbestos and lead containing products.

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

    This position has Conditions of Employment that must be met prior to your start date and for the duration of this employment. The Conditions of Employment for this position are:

    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Electronic Industrial Controls Mechanic (EICM) certification.
    • Must be able to satisfactorily complete a pre-employment and/or annual physical examination.
    • Must be able to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
    • This position is designated as MISSION ESSENTIAL. Mission Essential personnel report for duty at normal times when the organization/base/building is closed or delayed reporting, and remain on duty during phased or early release.
    • This position is designated as a Testing Designated Position (TDP). The incumbent is to refrain from the use of illegal drugs and may be required to submit urinalysis test.
    • This position requires to submit a Financial Disclosures Statement, SF-450, Public Financial Disclosure Report/Employment and Financial Interest upon entering the position and to re-submit such information annually thereafter.
    Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.


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