Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command - Department of the Navy

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: THE ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF A HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRICIAN WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION INCLUDING: 1) Following instructions to repair high voltage electrical power-generating and distribution equipment (e.g., generators, transformers, switches, circuit breakers, recording instruments, and control systems); 2) Reading circuit drawing and diagrams to identify electrical problems; 3) Using safety equipment such as hot sticks, rubber blankets, and insulated gloves when working on energized high voltage electrical systems. NOTE: This information must be supported in your resume to be considered for the position. 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. 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=WG-2800 PHYSICAL EFFORT: Works above ground from aerial bucket trucks and poles, at ground level, and in trenches, or manholes. The employee may perform moderately heavy lifting, pulling, and carrying of equipment and material weighing up 40 pounds and occasionally, may lift or pull heavy cables and equipment weighing more than 50 pounds with the help of weight handling equipment or with assistance from other workers. Uses block and tackle, pulleys, or other lifting devices. Crouches , stands, kneels, and stoops while installing, repairing, or testing electrical equipment in confined spaces such as enclosed switch gear, or in structures such as overhead bus and conduit assemblies. Work requires bending, stooping, climbing, and standing for long periods while installing, repairing, and testing electrical equipment in manholes and on overhead distribution lines. WORKING CONDITIONS: Works indoors and outdoors, May be exposed to danger from explosions of equipment and cables in manholes and vaults, as well as danger from high voltage electrical shock, burns from solder, broken bones, cuts, and bruises. May be exposed to heat and noise when working in substations or power-generating facilities, to extremes of weather when working outdoors, and to unpleasant odors and wet slippery surfaces when working in manholes. May be subject to electrical burns while working around high voltage electrical lines, broken bones from galls from poles and strains from awkward work positions. May be exposed to chemicals such as insulation oil from transformers and oil switches. May be required to wear protective devices such as earplugs, safety hates, and nonconductive gloves and footwear.
This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies. Applications will not be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants must follow the directions in the “How to Apply” section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer.