Electrician Leader

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Woodlawn, Maryland
Posted
Jan 25, 2022
Closes
Feb 02, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Installs, modifies, repairs, maintains, troubleshoots, tests and operates electrical and electronic lines, circuits, systems and associated fixtures, controls, equipment, standby UPS systems, medium voltage switching stations and generators.
  • Uses nonstandard applications that lack clear precedent and require extensive modifications to fabricate, install, troubleshoot and modify specialized electrical and electronic controls, monitoring systems and equipment to meet unique conditions.
  • Responsible for power distribution lines and circuits that supply a wide range of voltage, amperage, phase and frequency requirements to equipment.
  • Passes along instructions received from supervisor, uses Information Work Management System (IWMS), distributes assignments to workers and gets work started; provides technical guidance and training to other electricians.
  • Works along with others and sets the pace; demonstrates proper work methods; ensures work is distributed among the crew and that necessary plans, drawings, materials and tools are available; maintains supplies, equipment, tools and materials.
  • Ensures proper use of equipment and materials and that proper techniques, procedures and processes are followed; checks work in progress and finished work to ensure instructions on sequence, procedures, methods and deadlines have been met.
  • Conducts site surveys and provides comments to engineers and officials on the accuracy of electrical plans to meet desired objectives; compares the accuracy of final schematics and recommends modifications as necessary.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Selective Service Registration: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov
  • Background and/or security investigation may be required.
  • Job offers are contingent on background / security investigation results.
  • Federal employees must be in good standing.
  • Federal employees must have a successful performance rating.
  • Selectees may be required to serve a 1-year probationary period.
  • All application materials must be received by the closing date.
  • Official Personnel Folders will not be reviewed.
  • Requests for copies of application documents will not be accepted.
  • All application forms submitted become the property of SSA Human Resources.
  • As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. See Additional Information section.
  • This is an emergency/mission-critical position.
  • Salary will be set in accordance with local pay provisions.
  • This position involves specific physical efforts, working conditions, shift requirements and/or protective gear requirements as described under QUALIFICATIONS below.
  • Successful performance of work in this position and adherence to conditions of this position will be assessed during the 1-year probationary period served by all new appointees (e.g., new to SSA and/or new to this series).


Qualifications

WHO MAY APPLY:
  • Federal employees currently serving under career or career conditional appointments;
  • Federal employees currently serving under the following types of appointments: Schedule A, Reg. 213.3102 (U) appointments for individuals with disabilities; Veterans Recruitment Appointments; and time limited appointments for veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more;
  • Former Federal employees eligible for reinstatement (i.e., those who have career status or separated from a career-conditional appointment less than 3 years ago);
  • Current or former Federal employees eligible under the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP); or
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) Eligibles (i.e., Preference-eligible veterans OR veterans who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous service).
  • Federal employees serving under excepted service appointments with competitive service compatibility (e.g. Postal Service, Foreign Service, an agency with an interchange agreement, etc.) may be eligible to apply. Please visit Excepted Service Appointments with Competitive Service Compatibility for more information.
NOTE: Excepted service employees serving under Schedule A appointments for Attorney positions or Pathways Programs appointments (Presidential Management Fellows, Recent Graduates, and Interns) are not eligible for consideration.

To qualify for this position, you must demonstrate the following SCREEN OUT:

Ability to Lead Others in the Performance of Electrical Work

REQUIREMENT: Electrician Leaders must have comprehensive understanding of the electrical trade, skill in performing common-to-complex electrical work and ability to teach, demonstrate or guide others in the performance of assigned trade work.

Work in this position involves variety of electrical assignments and projects required to operate and maintain electrical systems across various large multi-floor facilities.

Wage Leader duties include:
(1) relays instructions and assigns tasks to be performed;
(2) works with the team, setting the pace;
(3) demonstrates proper work methods;
(4) ensures plans, blueprints, materials and tools are available;
(5) provides technical guidance to workers;
(6) maintains current trade knowledge and provides information on procedures and/or instructions;
(7) checks work (in progress and completed) to ensure sequence, procedures and deadlines were met;
(8) ensures safety and housekeeping rules are followed;
(9) reports to supervisors on status and progress of work and/or causes of work delays; and
(10) answers questions on overall work operations and problems.

ADDITIONALLY, you must demonstrate the following Job Elements:

Knowledge of Electrical Equipment - at a minimum, you must perform common-to-complex electrical work with only occasional supervision (e.g., with sporadic spot-checks during progress and/or upon completion).

Knowledge of Electrical Theory and Instruments -- at a minimum, you must understand electrical theory and use basic electrical instruments to locate the source of an electrical problem with only occasional supervision (e.g., with sporadic spot-checks during progress and/or upon completion).

Technical Practices - at a minimum, you must apply appropriate technical practices and perform common electrical tasks with occasional supervision (e.g., only sporadic spot-checks during progress and upon completion).

Ability to Use Electrical Instructions - at a minimum, you must read and interpret electrical instructions and perform common electrical work with only occasional supervision (e.g., sporadic spot-checks during progress and/or upon completion).

Ability to Use and Maintain Hand Tools - at a minimum, you must use appropriate tools and equipment to perform common electrical work with only occasional supervision (e.g., sporadic spot-checks during progress and/or upon completion).

Troubleshooting - at a minimum, you must perform common electrical troubleshooting to isolate malfunctions with occasional guidance or assistance only for new or unusual problems

Reviewers can only evaluate your application on the information you provide; if items are missing or incomplete, you will cause yourself to lose consideration for this vacancy.

Any duties you perform that are not specifically described in your resume cannot be assumed - if you perform specific duties you want considered during the evaluation process, that information must be explicitly stated in your resume.

Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Due to the nature of Electrician Leader work, the following conditions are essential for successful performance in this position and selected candidates must fully comply with all of these conditions in order to meet performance requirements.

Successful performance of work in this position and adherence to these conditions will be assessed during the 1-year probationary period served by all new appointees (e.g., new to this series and/or new to SSA).

(1) Position is on a fixed shift; electricians in this position are on call 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, year around.

(2) Position is not authorized for telework or Alternate Work Schedules (AWS).

(3) Position may require employee to report to or remain at a duty station to perform critical services when employees are generally excused for all or part of a workday in emergency conditions.

(4) Position may require employee to report during irregular hours and travel in hazardous weather conditions.

(5) Work is performed on ladders, scaffolds and platforms. Work requires frequent standing, stooping, bending, climbing, crouching, kneeling, arm movement and working in tiring uncomfortable positions and confined spaces.

(6) Work may involve heavy exertion and physical strength at frequent intervals to handle heavy and bulky materials. May need to lift, carry and move equipment, tools and materials up to 50 pounds, unassisted, and occasionally lift or move heavier items with the assistance of lifting devices or other workers.

(7) Work is usually performed indoors where light, heat and ventilation are adequate; however, some work is conducted outside in all types of weather.

(8) Work may be performed under hot or cold conditions, on agency buildings requiring significant electrical and electronic modifications to both equipment and facilities. May be exposed to weather conditions and the hazards of working on and around scaffolds, ladders and confined spaces.

(9) Electricians are subject to injury, such as electric shock, cuts, bruises, falls and burns; May be exposed to high noise levels; and may be required to work in areas that are dusty, dirty and confined where ventilation, heating and cooling equipment has been shut off.

(10) Electricians may be required to support other agency buildings to provide critical services to sustain the operational needs of agency buildings.

(11) Electricians may be required to wear a uniform while working at the duty station.

(12) Electricians are required to understand and follow mandated safety procedures and wear mandated Personal Protective Equipment including, but not limited to earplugs, safety glasses, steel-toed boots, gloves, respirator and any other gear deemed required by the Electrician Supervisor.

(13) Electricians may be required to wear a respirator and may be be required to shave to ensure a proper fit.

Information on Federal Wage System Qualifications can be found at: Federal Wage System Qualifications (opm.gov)

Education

This position does not have an educational requirement.

If you completed any trade-relevant training you want considered as part of your evaluation, include that training on your resume rather than uploading certificates you received.

Additional information

Position to be filled under the provisions of the SSA/AFGE Merit Promotion Plan . Additional selections may be made within 6 months of the date of the initial selection.

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than November 22, 2021 and submit documentation of vaccination by November 23, 2021 OR shortly after appointment or onboarding with SSA, if this occurs after November 22, 2021. At the time of selection, SSA will provide additional information regarding what documentation you must provide and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement.

To ensure compliance with an applicable nationwide preliminary injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

OTHER NOTES:
Position is on a flex-time shift and not authorized for telework or Alternate Work Schedules.
See QUALIFICATIONS for other information pertaining to this position.
See REQUIRED DOCUMENTS for information on the documents needed to support your claim.
Relocation expenses will not be paid.
Salary will be set in accordance with local pay provisions.
Position to be filled under the provisions of the SSA/AFGE Merit Promotion Plan.
Additional selections may be made within 6 months of the date of the initial selection.
Successful performance in this position will be assessed during the 1-year probationary period served by all new appointees (e.g., new to SSA and/or new to this series).

Location of position:
SSA-HQ
Office of Facilities and Logistics Management
Office of Building Management
Division of Mechanical Maintenance

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