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Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic (Protection And Communication)

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Department Of Energy Elverta , CA 95626

Posted 2 months ago

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Where would I be working?

Western Area Power Administration
1 vacancy exists that may be filled at 736 W. Elverta Road, Elverta, CA. 95626

Where will I be on the pay scale? If you are not currently a Western journeyman in the occupation advertised, you will receive entry-level pay with the possibility of promotion to full journeyman status after meeting certification and performance requirements (generally within 3-6 months).

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Protection and Communication Craftsmen perform the following: Maintain, repair, modify, program, install and commission power system substation protection control, monitoring and metering equipment. Maintain, repair, install, program, and test polyphase revenue metering equipment, including electronic and microprocessor based kilowatt hour meters, digital demand recorders, and instrument transformers. Maintain, repair, install, program, and test control equipment used in controlling substation equipment.

Travel Required
25% or less - Travel may be required, 5-6 nights per month.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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    2610 Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States Citizen

  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program

  • See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements



You must have journeyman-level ability in the duties of an Protection and Communication Craftsman. You must meet all the qualification and eligibility requirements for the position by the closing date of the announcement.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following abilities. You are NOT required to provide a separate narrative written response. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess those described below.
1.Ability to do the work of a Protection and Communication Craftsman without more than normal supervision (install and commission, or maintain and repair, protective relay equipment, and polyphase revenue metering equipment, and/or SCADA and communications equipment associated with power systems distribution or transmission systems.) (Screen Out)
2.Knowledge and ability to use tools and specialized equipment and procedures to maintain and test power system metering, control/SCADA, communications, and protective relay equipment.
3.Knowledge of electrical and electronic theory and ability to do troubleshooting.
4.Ability to read and understand electronic and electrical drawings and instruction manuals."

CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section and score 80 or above.

"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience.Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


For this position, education cannot be substituted for experience.

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Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic (Protection And Communication)

Expired Job

Department Of Energy