ELECTRIC POWER CONTROLLER

Washington Headquarters Services - Department of Defense

For qualifications determinations, it is recommended that applicants include their months and hours worked per week for each employment listed on their resume. If a determination is not able to be made about the length of your creditable experience for qualification requirements, you will be removed from consideration. Read more about what should I include in my federal resume? at https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/faq/application/documents/resume/what-to-include/ To qualify for the WG-11 level your background must demonstrate the full range of your ability to perform common Electric Power Controller tasks under normal supervision and independently in some cases, such as: monitoring, operating, maintaining and repairing uninterruptable power supplies (UPSs), power distribution units (PDUs), and building generator systems that are diesel powered electric generators ranging from 6 KW to 2 MW, 110/240 volt portable light carts to 13,800 volt 3 phase alternating current systems. 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 Qualification Standards https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-systemqualifications/ 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 questions. The screen-out element for this position Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision JOB ELEMENTS: Those who meet the minimum level of experience and training for the screen-out element will then be evaluated in each of the following job elements: Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc. Operation of Generators Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic) PHYSICAL EFFORT/REQUIREMENTS: For short periods of time pulling and tugging tools is required. Regular standing, stooping, and reaching are required in servicing this equipment. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a well heated, lighted, ventilated area except for that time when diesel engines are in operation and discharge fumes are not fully removed by the exhaust system. The environment is hazardous the high noise levels, live electrical equipment, and moving parts on the engines and the generators. Subject to call on a 24- hour basis and rotation to any of the three shifts on a forty-hour, five day week. When work is being performed in an asbestos containment area, special precautions must be taken. These include but are not limited to following the guidelines for working above ceilings and for wearing of protective equipment; i.e. tyvek suits and respirators. Protective equipment is required while working with other hazards as well. All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.
This position is located in the Facilities Services Directorate, Facilities Operations and Services Division, PENT SHOPS BR – ELEC