Utility Systems Repairer Operator, WG-4742-08

Washington D.C.
Jul 17, 2017
Jan 25, 2018
Full Time

About the Agency

The position is that of a sub-journeyman Utility Systems Repairer Operator (USRO). The position is located at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Office of Facilities and Property Management, Facility Maintenance Division, Steam and Chilled Water Generation Plant Group 193.06.

  • Not Required

  • No

  • Applicant must meet physical requirements
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be registered with selective service, as appropriate
  • Must be suitable for Federal employment
  • There are no specific lengths or level of experience requirements. The applicant's overall background of experience, education and training must clearly demonstrate the ability to perform utility systems repairer operator duties, specifically the ability to assist with operation and maintenance of high pressure central plant steam boiler and large capacity air condition compressors/chiller without more than normal supervision. (Screen Out)

    All applicants will be rated on the following Job Elements:

    * Ability to perform USRO duties without more than normal supervision (Screen Out)

    * Knowledge of equipment, assembly, installation., testing, repair

    * Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, drawings and blueprints.

    * Technical practices (Theoretical, precise, artistic)

    Applicants must meet the screen out element and score at least fifty (50%) or higher in each element category.

    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.

    Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains Federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the OPM website located at http:///www.opm.gov/qualifications

    Applicants must meet requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Your resume must be complete (i.e., include dates of experience, salary, work schedule, etc.), detailed and relevant to the position.

    Position has physical requirements.

    This is an open continuous announcement. Qualified applicants may be referred as early as July 24, 2017. All subsequent cut-offs will be done approximately every 30 days until vacancies are filled.

    Q - Nonsensitive


    This position is that of a sub-journeyman Utility Systems Repairer Operator (USRO). The position is located at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Office of the Director, Chief Facilities Management Officer, Facilities Maintenance division, Steam and Chilled Water Generation Plant Group (193.06). This position is subjected to work on a rotating shift.

    This position requires some knowledge to maintain boilers and associated equipment or chillers and associated equipment. The incumbent performs chemical tests and assists with alignment of various pumps and motors. He / She must have some knowledge of kind and quality of materials needed to repair and maintain various equipment. Maintains equipment in buildings not directly served by the S&CWGP but fall under its responsibility. Obtains necessary materials from storeroom and cleans job sites after completion of work.