ELECTRIC POWER CONTROLLER
United States Space Force - Department of the Air Force
In order to qualify, you must meet the quality level of experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook X-118C. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-5400 Industrial Equipment Operation Family. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and 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 the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. The screen out element for this position is the ability to do the work of an ELECTRIC POWER CONTROLLER without more than normal supervision. JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of circuit theory and power distribution systems, and practical knowledge of electronics theory and circuits. 2. Ability to operate control panels, switches and circuit breakers of a large power distribution system having widely fluctuating power demands due to launch operations. 3. Skill to detect improper line voltages, open circuits, conditions which would require load sheds, and ti, ;;equence load blocks through load shedding schedules. 4. Knowledge of the operation of special purpose control computers and the function, purpose ,and location of equipment components for beating and cooling systems and related industrial equipment. 5. Knowledge of technical trade practices and skill in performing various operational repairs and preventive maintenance on OMCS equipment, field interlace devices, multiplexers and related equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s procedures. 6. Ability to interpret engineering data, electrical and mechanical drawings, specifications and logic diagrams and to collect, maintain and report technical information. Knowledge of safety practices and procedures. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Physical Effort: Requires hand and eye coordination to operate controls and keyboards, tools and equipment. Requires periods of prolonged sitting, walking, standing, stooping, and carrying of items weighing approximately 40 pounds Working Conditions: Employee normally works indoor. Occasionally works outside and is subject to prevailing weather conditions, and work on catwalks and ladders. Occasionally, subject to high voltages, temperatures extremes, noise, rotating machinery, soot, dirt, grease, chemicals, oil, and fumes at some work sites. May be subject to cuts, abrasions, burns., shocks, etc. from use of tools and equipment or moving machinery. Performs shift work and may work alone.
Click on “Learn more about this agency” button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to run the operational monitoring and control systems (OMCS) used to operate and control utility and building support systems for Vandenberg AFB.