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The primary purpose of this position is to install, modify, test, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair electric power controlling equipment and/or distribution lines.
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Installs, modifies, tests, repairs, and maintains transformers, converters, regulators, cables, switches, circuit breakers, mechanical and electronic systems, and other circuit elements found in substations.
Installs, modifies, connects, inspects, and repairs overhead and underground electrical distribution lines.
Troubleshoot, distribution circuits and generating and controlling equipment.
Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work environment.
Uses and maintains various hand and power tools and test equipment.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Electrical Power-Line Installers
Electrical Power-Line Installers And Repairers
Electrical Power-Line Repairers
Installers, Electrical Power-Line
Repairers, Electrical Power-Line
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Disclosure of Political Appointments
Emergency overtime may be required.
Position requires the ability to discern colors and contrast.
Must possess a valid operator?s license in order to drive a motor vehicle to and from work sites.
May be required to procure a government operator?s permit and obtain a commercial driver?s license to drive and/or operate special electrical repair trucks.
The hourly rate for this position is: $20.01 to $23.46 per hour
QUALIFICATION: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-2800 Electrical Installation And Maintenance 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 perform the duties of an Hgh Voltage Electrician 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 technical practices in order to plan layout, and complete maintenance or repair needed for high voltage equipment and lines.
2.Knowledge or high voltage electrical equipment and distribution lines such as transformers, switches, circuit breakers, recording instruments, control systems, series and parallel, circuits, line loading, line losses.
3.Knowledge of electrical and electronic theory and instruments used in shop and trade practices.
4.Knowledge of troubleshooting and locating defects and trouble spots.
5.Knowledge of safety regulations, procedures, and practice and ability to operate safely.
6.Skill in using and maintaining electrical tools and test equipment such as oscillators, phase sticks and rotation meters, digital test equipment, fault finding equipment, amp meters, voltmeters, meggers, graphic recorders, dressing tools, wire tongs, wire tong supports, insulated tension links, tie sticks, and insulated hoods/covers and tools.
7.Ability to install, modify, test, repair, troubleshoot, and maintain high voltage electric power-controlling equipment and/or distribution lines without more than normal supervision.
8.Ability to use electrical drawings, blueprints, circuit diagrams, and electronic schematics.
9.Ability to establish effective working relationships with personnel in other shops and adapt quickly to other work environments.
Physical Effort: The employee frequently performs moderately heavy lifting, pulling, and carrying of equipment and material weighing up to 18 kilograms (40 pounds) and occasionally, lifts or pulls heavy cables and equipment weighing more than 23 kilograms (50 pounds) with the help of weight handling equipment or with assistance from other workers. Work aloft on poles, at ground level and in ground trenches or man holes. Work requires bending, stooping, climbing, and standing for long periods. Must be able to distinguish colors and shades of colors. At times, works in awkward positions and restricted spaces where coordination of hands, legs, and body are needed to perform tasks.
Working Conditions: Works indoors and outdoors. 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. Exposed to heat and noise when working in substations, to extremes of weather when working outdoors, and to unpleasant odors and wet slippery surfaces when working in manholes. Subject to electrical bums while working around high voltage electrical lines, broken bones from falls from poles, and strains from awkward work positions. Also exposed to chemicals such as insulating oil from transformers and oil switches. Use protective devices such as ear plugs, safety hats, and nonconductive gloves and footwear.
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.
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