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Utility Worker

Expired Job

Department Of Defense Bridgeport , WA 98813

Posted 2 months ago

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About the Position: Performs a variety of utility labor tasks at a hydro-electric power plant in connection with the operation, maintenance, and repair of the power project ranging from laborer tasks requiring manual skill and equipment operation up to directly assisting journey level skilled trades workers by performing work that is below the journey level of knowledge and skill for accomplishment.

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  • Serves as a rigger's helper or a grounds signal person, or signal person for a crane operator.

  • Performs brush and roller painting, minor carpentry, or any other similar work.

  • Operates hand and large power tools, jackhammers, pavement breakers, chipping hammers, vibrators and grinders

  • Operate, control, clean, and maintain a variety of heavy power equipment.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Temporary travel for duty is approximately 5%.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)
    3502 Laboring

  • Requirements

HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

  • Valid state issued driver's license is required.

  • Pre-employment physical is required.


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)

  • Executive Order (E.O.) 12721

  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

  • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473

  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer

  • Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible

  • People with Disabilities, Schedule A

  • Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant

  • Reinstatement

  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

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 Utility Worker without more than normal supervision. Ability to perform common duties of a Utility Worker supporting journey level crafts workers involving a knowledge of elementary trade practices such as operating hand and power tools, jackhammers, pavement breakers, chipping hammers, and grinders and operate equipment such as electric and air tuggers for handling scaffolding. Work under normal supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed. 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 Screen Out

  • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)

  • Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment

  • Dexterity and Safety

  • Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order)

  • Physical Effort: Work requires frequent arm and leg movement to operate equipment; must frequently handle equipment and materials. Frequently lifts and carries equipment and supplies up to, and occasionally over, 45 pounds. Work requires prolonged standing, walking, climbing, bending, stooping, twisting, pulling, pushing and kneeling. Is subject to strains from lifting and pulling heavy objects.

  • Working Conditions: Work is done inside and outside. Inside work is often in dim, damp, cold areas. Outside work frequently requires exposure to hot sun and to bad weather. Discomfort is experienced while wearing protective clothing, shoes, respirators, goggles, gloves, or face masks. There is danger from falls when working at heights, i.e., on scaffolding and ladders; injury from use of power and hand tools, danger of electric shock, and danger of drowning. Is subject to cuts, bruises, and is exposed to noise, dust and fumes. Must wear appropriate safety equipment and protective clothing, and successfully complete and maintain all occupational health requirements.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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Utility Worker

Expired Job

Department Of Defense