High Voltage Electrician
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.
Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a(n) High Voltage Electrician~ without more than normal supervision. Abilities include performing common duties such as installing, repairing, modifying, troubleshooting, loading and testing new and existing electrical lines, circuits, systems, fixtures and controls, automatic transfer switches, transformers, 4160-volt and the 2400-volt system, large motors, and switchgear, diagnosing, modifying , overhauling, repairing and maintaining a variety of electrical devices, equipment and components. - Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
To meet the basic eligibility, you must receive at least two points on the screen-out element indicated above and must have an average of two points on all the job elements listed below. Your application will be further evaluated to determine if you meet the best qualified cut-off for referral to the selecting official.
- Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision
- Ability To Use and Maintain Hand Tools (Electrical Work)
- Ability To Use Electrical Drawings
- Knowledge of Electrical Equipment
- Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
- Theory and Instruments (Electrical Electronic) Used in Shop and Trade Practices
- Trouble shooting (electrical)
- Physical Effort: Moderate physical effort is exerted while working on poles, at ground level, in trenches, or manholes. Work requires bending stooping, climbing, and standing for long periods. Coordination of eyes, hands, legs and body is needed in installing, repairing, and testing electrical equipment. Required to lift items weighing up to 40 pounds on occasion and at times more.
- Working Conditions: Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Is exposed to danger from explosions of equipment and cables in manholes and vaults, as well as danger from high voltage electrical shock, burns from solder, cuts and bruises. Is exposed to heat and noise when working in substations or power-generating facilities. Other work conditions include extreme weather, unpleasant odors and wet slippery surfaces when working in manholes and other underground structures as well as sedimentation basins. Is subject to electrical burns while working around high voltage electrical lines, falls from scaffolding, ladders, poles, and strains from awkward work positions. Is exposed to chemicals such as insulating oil from transformers and oil switches.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
- Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
- If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
- This is a Career Program (CP) 29 - Installation Management position.
- You may claim military spouse preference.
- Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
- Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
- Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.
- If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application..
- Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
- Employee must be able to wear protective safety equipment, such as but not limited to safety shoes, safety glasses, hardhat, safety harness, etc.
- This position requires the employee to work under adverse environmental conditions.
- The employee may be required to wear escape respiratory protection.
- To be successful in this position, you will need to commit yourself to the Aqueduct's mission of providing safe, reliable and cost effective water.
- Ample free parking is provided on site
- Limited public bus service
- Compressed and flexible work schedules
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
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.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
- Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
- Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
- Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.