UTILITY SYSTEMS OPERATOR

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 22, 2018
Closes
May 22, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States drivers license.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position requires rotating shift work. This position requires evening and weekend work.
  • You will be required to wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes continuously for the duration of the work shift.
  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
  • Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below.

    This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible.

    The Screen-out Element for this position is: The Ability to Perform the Duties of a Utilities Systems Operator, WG-5406-10.
    • Operating power boilers, chilled water systems and auxiliary equipment (e.g., feed water and fuel pumps, electric driven forced draft fans, air compressors, water softening, and de-aerating equipment).
    • Adjusting fuel feed controls
    • Changing from gas to oil.
    Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C). Additional qualification information can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/tabindx.asp.

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=WG-5400

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

    Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

    A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

    Physical Effort: Frequently works in confined areas in and around boilers, chillers, cooling towers and support equipment (i.e., auxiliary and pollution control equipment). Work requires moderate to strenuous physical effort and long periods of walking, standing, climbing, bending and crouching. Frequently lifts and carries parts and chemical supplies weigh up to 50 pounds unassisted and occasionally items weighing over 50 pounds with the assistance of other workers or weight handling equipment.

    Working Conditions: Employee normally works indoors. Occasionally works outside. When working outside is subject to prevailing weather conditions and works from catwalks and ladders. Employee is subject to high temperatures, constant noise, rotating equipment, soot, dirt, grease, chemicals, oil and fumes in the work area. Subject to cuts and abrasions from the use of tools and equipment and burns from acid, caustics, hot water, steam and contact with pipes and boilers.

    Recruitment Incentives and/or Relocation Incentives (i.e., Relocation/PCS Expenses) ARE NOT authorized for these positions.

    If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

    Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

    ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/

    Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

    When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following job elements:

    • ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF THE POSITION WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION
    • ABILITY TO INTERPRET INSTRUCTIONS, SPECIFICATIONS, ETC. (OTHER THAN BLUEPRINTS)
    • KNOWLEDGE OF EQUIPMENT ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION, REPAIR, ETC.
    • OPERATION OF EQUIPMENT, MACHINERY, ETC.
    • USE OF MEASURING INSTRUMENTS (MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, ELECTRONIC, AS APPROPRIATE TO LINE OF WORK)


    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    All eligibility, qualifications, and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

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