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Utility Worker

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Department Of The Army Starbuck , WA 99359

Posted 5 months ago

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About the Position: This position may be filled by one of the following:

TERM APPOINTMENT not to exceed 2 years and may be extended up to a maximum of 6 years.

TEMP PROMOTION not to exceed 1 years and may be extended up to a maximum of 5 years.

TEMP REASSIGNMENT not to exceed 1 years and may be extended up to a maximum of 5 years.

  • Competitive TEMP PROMOTION may be made permanent without further competition.

This position is located at Little Goose Dam, Starbuck, WA.

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  • 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.

  • Preparatory work such as delivery and assembly at the work site of tools, materials, and supplies.

  • Erecting pre-fabricated staging or scaffolding, installing bracing or temporary railing.

  • Cleaning surfaces, parts, and disassembling uncomplicated units or parts as directed; placing blocks and jacks under assemblies for removal or for disassembly and repair or transporting.

  • 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 power tools, jackhammers, pavement breakers, chipping hammers, vibrators and grinders.

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)
    3502 Laboring

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

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

  • Valid state driver?s license 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

  • Executive Order (E.O.) 12721

  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

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

  • People with Disabilities, Schedule A

  • Reinstatement

  • Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

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 an Utility Worker without more than normal supervision. Perform the majority of the duties of a Utility Worker at a large industrial facility supporting journey level crafts workers involving a knowledge of elementary trade practices such as assembling and passing tools, carrying tools and equipment, sorting and rough placement of materials, cleaning, sorting and replacing parts and materials; cleaning and storing tools and equipment with dependability and reliability. Also have the ability to operate light motor vehicles and boats.

  • 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 Follow Directions in a Shop

  • Ability to Work as a Member of a Team

  • Dexterity and Safety

  • Shop Aptitude and Interest

  • 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.


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Utility Worker

Expired Job

Department Of The Army