Department Of Defense Louisville , KY 40202

Posted 2 months ago

  • Duties




About the Position: Serves as an Electrician assigned to the Heavy Capacity Fleet Unit of the Regional Rivers Repair Fleet, homeported at Louisville, KY.

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  • Perform a variety of electrical maintenance and repairs to facilities located on or at repair stations, floating plant, locks and dams, and land based plant electrical systems and equipment.

  • Repair, maintain, and use of a wide range of standard and complex industrial equipment that operates based on electrical/electronic systems or combinations of integrated electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical systems.

  • Troubleshoot, repair, modify, overhaul, maintain and install electrical systems, instruments, motors, controllers, electrical machinery and equipment, communications systems, alarm systems, air conditioning and refrigerating systems, pumps.

  • Plan, coordinate set up, and install the electrical distribution, telephone, and wireless systems at various sites to support the repair station or fleets mission.

  • Knowledge of both marine and standard methods, techniques, principles, and trade practices.

  • Stay abreast with the applicable National Electric Code and Coast Guard Regulations.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

75% or less

  • Business travel up to 75% is required.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

2805 Electrician

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

  • Required to know, comply with and promote prescribed safety rules and regulations.

  • Valid State Driver License is required.

  • This position is covered by the Civilian Drug Abuse Testing Program due to the capacity of the overhead crane operated. Incumbent is required to sign a DA Form 5019-R.

  • TDY travel may be required to remote sites throughout the region.


Seasonal employment means annually recurring periods of work of less than 12 months each year. Seasonal employees are permanent employees who are placed in non-duty/non-pay status and recalled to duty in accordance with pre-established conditions of employment.

Who May Apply: US Citizens

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a(n) ELECTRICIAN~ without more than normal supervision. Electrical installing, repairing, modifying, troubleshooting, loading and testing new and existing electrical lines, circuits, systems, fixtures and controls. I can perform the following duties: diagnosing, modifying, overhauling, repairing and maintaining a variety of electrical devices, equipment and components.

  • Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
  • Ability To Do The Work Of The position Without More Than Normal Supervision

  • Ability To Use and Maintain Hand Tools (Electrical Work)

  • Ability To Use Electrical Drawings

  • Electrical

  • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)

  • Theory and Instruments (Electrical Electronic) Used in Shop and Trade Practices

  • Trouble shooting (electrical)

  • PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work may be performed in buildings, various items of floating plant, or on outside electrical power lines. May make repairs and installations from ladders, scaffolding and platforms, and where the parts of the systems worked on are hard to reach places. This requires standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, climbing, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts, carries, and sets up tools and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds or occasionally more. The incumbent stands, stoops, bends, kneels, climbs steps and ladders, and frequently performs lifting of up to 50 pounds.

  • WORKING CONDITIONS: The incumbent is subject to dangers inherent to Repair Station operations on the floating plant and the repair operations such as, but not limited to, drowning, capsizing, falling, and being struck by loads. The majority of work is performed in confined areas subject to exhaust, flames, fuel oil, and cramped positions. Due to extremely high noise levels, the incumbent wears hearing protection. The incumbent works around moving machinery where there is a danger of sustaining cuts and bruises. The incumbent works in confined and cramped conditions and spaces and is subject to dangers associated with welding, flame cutting and general structural/mechanical maintenance and repairs. The incumbent works indoors and outdoors, subject to all types of weather.


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