Washington D.C.
Apr 02, 2019
Apr 02, 2019
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Position requires the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid state Driver's License in one of the 50 U.S. states or possessions to operate vehicles.
  • Obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance or access for the duration of employment.
  • Obtain and maintain certification to work in confined spaces within six months of hire.
  • Completion of a pre-employment Physical Examination and an annual examination thereafter
  • Obtain and maintain certification to wear a variety of respirator equipment.
  • Work with the potential for exposure to highly toxic chemicals, including emergency response in Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH) atmosphere under physically demanding conditions.
  • Required to work both planned and unscheduled overtime.
  • This position has been designated as "Key" and shall not be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization.
  • This position has been designated as "Emergency-Essential". Emergency-Essential designation takes precedence over any transportation agreement or military recall status. I
  • Who May Apply: US Citizens

    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) Pipefitter~ without more than normal supervision. Abilities include; (1) Analyzing complex pipefitting problems and arrive at effective solutions; (2) Planning for pipefitting and installation problems; (3) Producing new methods for improving work efficiency; (4) Installing, repairing, and maintaining vacuum, air, and liquid chemical lines, valves, water mains, and piping for hydraulic systems.

    - 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.

    In addition to the Screen-Out Element, applicants will be rated against the following elements.
    • Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision
    • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)
    • Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
    • Measurement and Layout
    • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
    • Trouble shooting
    • Physical Effort: Employee makes repairs and installations from ladders, scaffolding, and other hard-to-reach places. Must stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, stretch, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts parts and equipment that weigh up to 50 pounds. Occasionally lifts items that weigh over 50 pounds with assistance from other workers. As part of the emergency response team, the employee may be required to don and work in Level A personal protective equipment to work in an Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH) atmosphere under physically demanding conditions.
    • Working Conditions: Employee performs work both indoors and outdoors under varying conditions of weather, noise and cleanliness. The work includes long periods of activity in confined spaces and water up to two feet for extended periods of time. The employee is given training regarding operating in confined spaces and may be required to be a confined space monitor. There is frequent exposure to uncomfortable heat conditions, strains, cuts, scrapes, bruises, burns or infections. Employee is sometimes required to make installations and repairs in areas where bad odors are present. The employee may be required to work on ladders and scaffolds at elevated heights. Employee uses and maintains prescribed safety/protective clothing and equipment such as the following: hard hat, safety glasses, shoes, belts, face shields, respirators with tight fitting face pieces, self contained breathing apparatus, hearing protection, gloves, coveralls and chemical resistant clothing, and foul weather gear.

    • 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 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.

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    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.

    Read more Security clearance Secret

    Drug test required No

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