Electrician Supervisor

Hampton, Virginia
Oct 24, 2020
Oct 27, 2020
Full Time


Serves as the supervisor of the electrical department, exercising technical and administrative supervision over subordinate workers.
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Responsible for the management, supervision, planning, overseeing and· training of the Electric Shop. The incumbent is responsible for shop administration, leadership and guidance. The incumbent determines labor and material costs for maintenance and repairs, minor improvements, maintenance contracts, and alterations. The incumbent furnishes advice and recommendations to services requesting work; discusses with them factors pertaining to the work such as urgency of need, particularly if the work concerns patient care. Conducts periodic. inspections of work that has. been completed in order to determine the immediate and long-range work needs of this facility, assists in preparing and justifying equipment needs, planned maintenance programs and works up projects to be accomplished Prepares cost estimates for jobs and long-range programs, investigates work requests and suggestions, and makes necessary contacts to gather needed information.

Incumbent maintains a program for preventive maintenance of expendable/non-expendable equipment, and personal property. Coordinates preventive maintenance with shop personnel to stablish PM procedures, estimated labor and material costs, frequency of PM's, and criticality levels. Evaluates electrical systems to assure sufficient capacity for smooth functioning of the facility and compliance with Joint Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards and local operating procedures.

Incumbent is responsible for oversight of all maintenance contracts for the Electric Shop Section including development of new contracts and administration· of existing contracts. Incumbent initiates 2237's for repairs to be completed by outside vendors. Monitors construction practices and directs the attention of contractors and contracting officer's representatives to any deviation from the contract or standard practices.

Serves as Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) on maintenance contracts.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

The duty of the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) is to ensure that the government receives all that it has bargained for. A COR must be appointed for Architecture and Engineer, construction, hazmat contracts exceeding $25,000, all healthcare contracts for services, and multi-year service contracts. The Contracting Officer (CO) must delegate authority to the COR through an official delegation of authority letter which outlines the responsibilities and duties of the COR. The CO must conduct quarterly meetings with the COR to review mandatory reporting requirements, conduct Fiscal audits, review potential adjustments and funding justifications.

CORs are subject to and must comply with all aspects of procurement integrity regulations related to disseminating contract information. Requests outside of the contacts listed should be referred to the Contracting Officer. The COR may represent the Program Office as the responsible party for developing procurement packages. CORs are the delegated business liaisons for the contract with other required personnel on station. CORs are required to be available to meet with and provide relevant contract information to station leadership in all phases of the acquisition process, from planning to administration to close out. Upon expiration of the contract, the electronic files shall be forwarded to the Contracting Officer.

Performs other directly related duties as assigned.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7am - 3:30pm. Must have the flexibility to work outside the normal tour of duty which may include weekend and holidays.
Position Description Title/PD#: Electrician Supervisor/PD590-44
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Subject to a background/security investigation
  • Pre-employment physical required
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/26/2020.

EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards .

SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:
  • Electrical Equipment
  • Supervise
  • Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
  • Work Practices
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; religions; 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.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: The Electrician makes repairs and installations from ladders, scaffolding, platforms, requiring considerable standing, stooping, bending, pulling, and kneeling; works in tiring and uncomfortable positions; frequently lifts, carries, and sets up tools and equipment. Incumbent must be able to lift and/or carry 75 pounds.

The incumbent works inside and outside of the Medical Center. Work is usually dirty, dusty, hot, cold, greasy, and noisy, and is sometimes performed during inclement weather. The incumbent is occasionally exposed to the possibility of broken bones, electrical shock, burns, and is frequently exposed to the possibility of cuts and bruises.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Receiving Service Credit or Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed.

Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.

The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal/VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

Placement Policy: The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.

It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

Financial disclosure not required.

For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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


Narrative responses are not required at this time. If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview. Your resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

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

Trust determination process

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
  • Resume

The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214/ Statement of Service
  • Disability Letter (VA)
  • Resume

Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx .

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