UTILITY SYSTEMS REPAIR OPERATOR LEADER

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Bethesda, Maryland
Posted
Dec 08, 2021
Closes
Dec 09, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • You will determine when to raise or lower fires in boilers, use pressure reducing valves, or start and stop water pumps to maintain operational performance.
  • You will operate equipment (e.g., single and multiple fuel power boilers, related auxiliary equipment) in a steam or high temperature water boiler plant.
  • You will determine the amount of chemical to be fed into boilers or chillers for treatment of water or control corrosion and chemical concentrations.
  • You will conduct on-the-job training for utility system installation, repair, or maintenance to junior level worker or trainees.
  • You will observe a flow meter and charts to determine the amount of steam being produced to verify it is meeting demands.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by 11/22/2021 or date of employment (which ever comes later) except in limited circumstances where an exemption is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver?s license.
  • You will be required to wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes continuously for the duration of the work shift.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a current CPR certification.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This is a Mission Essential position. You will be required to ensure organization or facility continuity of operations and/or completion of tasks that are considered essential to the mission designated by a local or command decision.
  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.


Qualifications

Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below.

This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Operating, maintaining and repairing, at the Journeyman level, large high pressure, high temperature, duel fuel fired steam electric generating plants and auxiliary equipment including compressed air, emergency diesel generators, potable and waste water plants, and electric distribution systems/equipment; 2) Maintaining and reviewing operational logs and data; and 3) Adhering to required safety and housekeeping standards.

Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification Handbook for Trades and Labor Occupations. Additional qualification information can be found at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=List-of-Approved-Job-Elements

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

The incumbent required to possess or obtain, within one year, a valid Maryland First Class Stationary Engineer License, national Institute for the uniform Licensing of Power Engineers (NIULPE) First Class Power Engineer license, or American Society of Power Engineers(ASOPE) First Class Power Plant Engineer license. Incumbent must keep their license current to hold this position.

Incumbent may be required to obtain certification as a Maryland Visible Emissions Evaluator if testing is provided.

Incumbent may be required to attend NOx/Combustion Optimization training if provided.

All work is recurring (shift work for 24 hours, seven days a week operation) and schedules rotate on a periodic basis.

The incumbent must be able to work overtime as required.

The incumbent will be required to report in emergencies and inclement weather.

ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/

Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires.

A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized.

PCS is NOT authorized.

Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possesses knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position.

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