Electrician Supervisor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 23, 2020
Closes
Sep 26, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Architect of the Capitol, Planning and Project Management, Construction Division, Construction Branch. The selectee will be a working supervisor performing and supervising electrical functions, including maintenance, repair, installation and inspection of electrical service in the Capitol Complex historic buildings. The Electrician Supervisor will be placed on the day or night shift. Shift will be assigned upon selection.

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Responsibilities

*** This position is temporary in nature and is not to exceed 24 months. This is strictly a temporary appointment where there is no permanent need or permanent funding available for the work involved. This position is subject to the project needs of the Agency. Therefore, the appointment could be terminated at any time due to shortage of work or shortage of funds without any advance notice. If project work continues however, it could be extended beyond the 24-month time frame at the sole discretion of the Agency. As a non-permanent employee, you may also be separated for failure to meet management's expectations, with no advance notice. ***

The individual selected for this position will be assigned to either a day or night shift. Shift will be assigned upon selection as follows:
  • Day Shift Hours: 5:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Night Shift Hours: 8:00 p.m. - 4:30 a.m.

Hours may change due to operational needs of Management.

The selectee will perform the following duties:

Supervisory Responsibilities

The employee is a working supervisor, performing and supervising electrical functions, including maintenance, repair, installation and inspection of electrical services in the Capitol Complex historic buildings.

Serves as first-line supervisor of journey-level Electricians performing work at the WG-11 level and below. Provides both administrative and technical supervision in accomplishing the work. Responsible for project planning, acquisition of materials, supplies and equipment, contractor oversight, inspection, troubleshooting, installation and repair of electrical services. Maintains workload data and prepares management requested reports.

Carries out administrative and technical supervisory functions assigning duties, evaluating performance, and managing a budget and workload. Develops performance requirements for subordinates and ensures a mutual understanding of the standards. Observes performance, and performs formal evaluations. Resolves complaints and grievances. Develops Performance Improvement Plans and initiates appropriate personnel actions. Initiates disciplinary measures as appropriate.

Provides leadership to ensure support for equal employment opportunity (EEO) goals and requirements. Practices non-discriminatory employment actions to prevent unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, and/or disability.

Electrical/Electronic Maintenance and Repair

Performs repair and maintenance work on the electrical and electronic components of circuits, systems and controls, such as air conditioning units, power distribution systems, lightning control systems, intrusion/detection systems, electronic door/entry control systems, fire detection & alarm systems, station batteries, uninterruptible power (UPS), Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS's) and kitchen appliances.

Electrical Installation and Troubleshooting

Installs, assembles, troubleshoots, modifies, repairs, and maintains routine and standard electrical lines, circuits, systems, and associated fixtures, controls, and equipment. Examples of equipment that contain the circuit-based components are: fire alarm systems, variable speed drives and electric motor starters for the air conditioning systems, cafeteria and kitchen equipment (steam wells, Vulcan ovens, deep fryers, Bain Marie soup well, etc) lightning control systems, ATS's electronic door/entry control systems and UPS's.

Troubleshoots, tests, and loads new and existing electrical lines, circuits, systems, and associated fixtures, controls, and equipment. Determines locations of existing electrical devices and service entrances and places new ones. Traces hard-to-locate defects or problems. Interprets and applies the National Electrical Code, local codes, building plans, blueprints, wiring diagrams, and engineering drawings.

Electrical Layout or Design Work

Performs the electrical aspects of construction and renovation work. Installs electrical devices (conduit, outlets, circuits, etc) in rooms for which there may not be complete blueprints or schematics available as a result of the age of the facility.

Plans and lays out trades work which includes but is not limited to measuring, cutting, routing, placement, type, size, gauge, balance, load continuity, and safe operation of electrical lines, circuits, systems, equipment and controls. Prepares estimates of material and equipment needed and submits requisitions to supervisor for materials, equipment, and supplies necessary to perform the electrical and electronic duties.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
11 - Full Performance Level is WS-11

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • You must be able to pass a drug test.
  • Your resume and question responses must demonstrate job-related elements.

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Qualifications

You must meet all eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of this job announcement.

You must meet the following SCREEN-OUT(S) required for this position.
  • Ability to lead a team and/or supervise people in the performance of electrical work.


Education

Additional information

Welcome Veterans. The Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) gives veterans' preference rights in the legislative branch to certain veterans as applied by the Congressional Accountability Act. Veterans' preference is applied on this vacancy announcement. If you are a veteran and have been separated under honorable conditions, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility; SF-15, if applicable; and Department of Veterans Affairs documentation of disability, if applicable. For more information, please visit OPM vet guide

If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System. If you are exempt from registration under Selective Service Law, you must provide appropriate proof of exemption. Please visit the Selective Service System website for more information.

DRUG TESTING: The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is a Drug Free Workplace. As part of the AOC's suitability assessment, a candidate tentatively selected for a position who is not currently an AOC employee is required to submit to screening for illegal drug use. Satisfactory completion of a drug test is a condition of employment with the Agency. A candidate must test negative prior to being eligible for appointment into a position. We will schedule, provide and cover the cost for the drug test.

The selectee(s) under the vacancy announcement for this position is subject to a criminal record check by the U.S. Capitol Police and satisfactory adjudication to be eligible for employment at the Architect of the Capitol.

The Architect of the Capitol is an E-VERIFY Participant. E-VERIFY is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment authorization in the United States. If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the DHS Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" electronic system. For more information on E-Verify, please visit http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/gc_1185221678150.shtm

The Architect of the Capitol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information and/or disability.

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Moving expenses are not authorized.

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

Probationary Period - A newly appointed selectee is subject to the completion of a one-year trial/probationary period, regardless of whether or not a trial/probationary period has been completed previously with the Architect of the Capitol or another Federal agency.

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies in any of the jurisdictions of the Architect of the Capitol.

All application materials become the property of the Architect of the Capitol.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Review your resume and responses carefully. Your eligibility for consideration and qualifications for the position will be determined based upon a review of your detailed resume and your responses to job specific self-assessment questions.

Your resume will be evaluated based on evidence of your ability to demonstrate the job elements for this position, possession of any specialized experience, and how well your background and experience relates to the self-assessment questions in the job announcement. The self-assessment questions relate to the following job elements and competencies:
  • Ability to supervise work in the electrical occupational field
  • Knowledge of equipment assembly and installation in electrical work
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical systems and equipment
  • Knowledge of and ability to properly use tools specific to the electrical trade

Your responses to the self-assessment questions serve as the basis for your initial rating. You will receive a numerical score based on your responses to these questions. Next, your responses will be evaluated by a Human Resources Specialist and/or a subject matter expert against the information provided in your resume and optional cover letter. Your resume must support your answers to the self-assessment questions. Falsifying your background, education and/or experience is cause for non-selection or disqualification from further consideration.

Please note that a complete application is required for consideration. (Please review the "Required Documents" section of this job announcement to see what must be included in a complete application).

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

The Architect of the Capitol's (AOC) job application process is designed to ensure you only provide information necessary to evaluate your qualifications and eligibility for the position vacancy.

To apply for this position, you only need to submit: a) your resume and b) answers to the online vacancy assessment questionnaire. The online questionnaire contains eligibility and screening questions and other relevant information. No additional documentation or attachments are required at the time of application.

Your resume should list your education, training and work experience including job titles, employment dates, duties and accomplishments.

Nothing further is required until it is requested by AOC's Human Capital Management Division. If additional documentation is required for the position, you will be asked to provide it during the interview or selection process. At that time, you may be asked to submit documentation to support statements made in your resume.

For example, you may be asked to provide a copy of your diploma, college transcripts, or proof of Federal employment status. If the position requires licensure or certification, you will be asked to provide proof at the time of selection.

If Veterans' preference is claimed, you will be asked to submit proof (DD-214, and, if claiming a 10-point preference, a SF-15 and the proof required by that form).

Failure to provide the required documents will end further consideration and/or result in the withdrawal of any tentative job offers.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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