Electrician (DE/CR)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Dec 10, 2018
Closes
Dec 18, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a United States Citizen.
  • Must be suitable for Federal Employment
  • Investigations and clearances must be completed prior to appointment.
  • You must be registered for Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov).
  • You must apply to this announcement on-line: www.usajobs.gov.
  • Work Requirements:

    • Selected applicant(s) will work shift or seasonal work.
    • Selected applicant(s) must pass medical examination.

    Physical Effort: Work requires heavy physical exertion such as frequent climbing of ladders or scaffolds, crouching or crawling in restricted areas and lifting and carrying of heavy objects weighing up to 20 and occasionally weighing up to 40 pounds.

    This position requires a LOW RISK/NON-SENSITIVE CLEARANCE. Any required investigations and clearances must be completed before the selectee can be placed in the position.

    Applicants must meet ALL application requirements, to include a complete online resume, by 11:59 p.m. EASTERN TIME ZONE (ETZ) on the closing date of this announcement. 

    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.  

    Candidates must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Handbook, X-118C, Qualifications Standard Handbook. While specific length of time and experience is not required for most Wage Grade positions, you must show thorough experience and training that you possess the best qualified level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of this position.  You must have the ability to perform the duties of an Electrician WG-10 without more than normal supervision (Screen-Out). Applicants who do not meet the SCREEN OUT ELEMENT will not be given further consideration.

    Applicants who do not meet the screen-out factors will be rated ineligible and will receive no further consideration. Points will be based on experience and training which are documented on your resume as well as the responses to the vacancy questions. All applicants must receive a raw score of 2.0 or above on the screen-out factor and an average of 2.0 or above on all the job elements in order to be considered minimally qualified for the position(s) being filled. The raw scores that meet these criteria are then translated to a scale (70 to 100).

    The screen-out factor for this position is: Ability to perform the duties of the Electrician position without more than normal supervision by independently performing  tasks such as: servicing wiring systems, disassembly and assembly work, installing brackets, shelves and racks, removing and replacing controls and fixtures, and repairing wiring in commercial buildings. - FAILURE TO MEET THIS SCREEN OUT ELEMENT WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.

    Applicants who rated satisfactory on the screen-out factor will be rated on these remaining job elements. Ensuring tasks are completed timely and accurately. Knowledge of technical trade standards and instructions, such as the National Electrical Code, blueprints, wiring diagrams, and engineering sketches. Ability to inspect building wiring systems and associated fixtures, controls, and equipment.

    Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements 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 Office of Personnel Management's website located at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.

    There is no substitution to use education for experience for this position.

    This position is also being announced concurrently under Merit Promotion vacancy number: [OS/CFO/ASA-2019-0002]. Applicants who wish to be considered under MAP and DE must apply to both vacancies separately.

    This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill Electrician, WG-2805-10 positions within OS/CFO/ASA within the same geographical location with the same qualifications and experience.

    CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85. Information about CTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at: www.opm.gov/ctap.

    CTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

    1. A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for failure to relocate; a Certificate of Expected Separation (CES); or certification that you are in a surplus organization or occupation (this could be a position abolishment letter, a notice eligibility for discontinued service retirement, or similar notice).
    2. A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", noting current position, grade level, and duty location;
    3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
    4. Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.

    ICTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

    1. A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for failure to relocate; notice of disability annuity termination; certification from your former agency that it cannot place you after your recovery from a compensable injury; or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement.
    2. A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", documenting your RIF separation, noting your positions, grade level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc.;
    3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
    4. Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.

    The following links provide information on how you may be eligible for various hiring authorities:

    1. VRA - http://federaljobs.net/veterans.htm

    2. VEOA - http://opm.gov/staffingPortal/Vetguide.asp

    3. 30% or more disabled veteran - http://opm.gov/staffingPortal/Vetguide.asp

    4. Persons with disabilities - http://www.opm.gov/DISABILITY/

    5. CTAP - http://www.opm.gov/ctap/

    6. ICTAP - http://www.opm.gov/ctap/

    The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, 1-800-877-8339.

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

    We will review your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.  If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the vacancy announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions) and place you in one of the three pre-defined categories.  The categories are “gold”, “silver” and “bronze”.  However, your resume or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered.  Candidates placed in the “gold” category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

    How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility:  Within each category, those entitled to veterans’ preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed.  Preference eligible with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (gold) depending on the position and grade level of the job. For more information on Category Rating, please go to Category Rating.

    The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:

    • Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision.
    • Knowledge of electrical equipment.
    • Theory and instruments (Electrical, Electronic) used in Shop and Trade practices.
    • Ability to use electrical drawings.
    • Troubleshooting

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    Drug test required No


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