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Job Title: Electrician
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Detroit, MI
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Construction, Mining and Trades, Human Resources, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Electrician
  • Installs, troubleshoots, performs preventive maintenance, and repairs on various types of electrical wiring and distribution systems.
  • Reads blue prints, sketches, as-built manufacturer's manuals and schematics to perform repairs safely and to prevent injury to self and others.
  • Plans, schedule and implement work activities for electronic and electrical systems and associated maintenance programs.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on a schedule basis on all assigned equipment and systems.
  • Installs and trouble shoots various types of portable electric equipment, tools, and appliances.
  • Determines appropriate equipment and materials to complete the work according to electrical codes.
  • Provides procurement data on products needed to be maintained in the inventory.
  • Closes out work orders for completed work.
  • Inspects, monitors and verifies electrical work performed by contractors and vendors.
  • Assists with budgetary information for electrical systems maintenance programs with the supervisor; and performs expendable and non-expendable inventories using a bar-code scanner.
  • Communicates clearly both in-person and in-writing, including using various computer databases.
  • Performs other related duties as necessary.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorizedPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires heavy lifting and carrying (45+ pounds); pulling straight/hand-over-hand and reaching, standing, crawling, kneeling for long periods. Requires repeated bending, climbing; operating crane, truck, tractor, or motor vehicles. Required to distinguish basic colors, depth perception. Work may be performed outside and inside in extreme temperatures (i.e., heat, cold, humidity, dampness, chilling, dry conditions). May be exposes to noise, dust, silica, asbestos, fumes, smoke, gases, solvents (degreasing agents), grease/oils, radiant/electrical energy, slipping/wet areas, uneven walking surfaces). Works around machinery with moving parts; moving objects or vehicles; on ladders/scaffolding; and below ground.

WORKING CONDITIONS: The employee is frequently required to work on energized electrical/electronic systems and low voltage power distribution systems and is subject severe electrical shock and burns. Work may require wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) (i.e., flame-retardant clothing, 11-40 cal suits, high voltage gloves, hardhats, safety glasses, steel-toed shoes).

The employee is subject to call-in during non-duty hours for emergency breakdown and repairs, or to assist other journeyman electrician technicians. He/she are required to inform the supervisor of material and equipment required to always insure an adequate back up of material. Daily removes all debris, material, and equipment from work area. He/she assists in cleaning the work area and maintains storage, electrical and mechanical equipment areas. Employee must use independent judgment in interpreting the guidelines and procedures for the most efficient method of processing and issuing needed to our customers.

Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C (www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c). For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element (WG-2 and higher only; screen-outs are not applicable to WG-1). Applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are rated against the remainder of the job elements. While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume.

You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
  • Electric Drawings
  • Electronics
  • Genetics
  • Geology
  • Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle)


IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

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). 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.

None

IMPORTANT: Please ensure your resume include up-to-date contact information (phone number(s), email address(s), etc.)

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
  • Resume


The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • OF-306
  • Other
  • Other Veterans Document
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50


Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires heavy lifting and carrying (45+ pounds); pulling straight/hand-over-hand and reaching, standing, crawling, kneeling for long periods. Requires repeated bending, climbing; operating crane, truck, tractor, or motor vehicles. Required to distinguish basic colors, depth perception. Work may be performed outside and inside in extreme temperatures (i.e., heat, cold, humidity, dampness, chilling, dry conditions). May be exposes to noise, dust, silica, asbestos, fumes, smoke, gases, solvents (degreasing agents), grease/oils, radiant/electrical energy, slipping/wet areas, uneven walking surfaces). Works around machinery with moving parts; moving objects or vehicles; on ladders/scaffolding; and below ground.

WORKING CONDITIONS: The employee is frequently required to work on energized electrical/electronic systems and low voltage power distribution systems and is subject severe electrical shock and burns. Work may require wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) (i.e., flame-retardant clothing, 11-40 cal suits, high voltage gloves, hardhats, safety glasses, steel-toed shoes).

The employee is subject to call-in during non-duty hours for emergency breakdown and repairs, or to assist other journeyman electrician technicians. He/she are required to inform the supervisor of material and equipment required to always insure an adequate back up of material. Daily removes all debris, material, and equipment from work area. He/she assists in cleaning the work area and maintains storage, electrical and mechanical equipment areas. Employee must use independent judgment in interpreting the guidelines and procedures for the most efficient method of processing and issuing needed to our customers.

Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C (www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c). For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element (WG-2 and higher only; screen-outs are not applicable to WG-1). Applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are rated against the remainder of the job elements. While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume.

You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
  • Electric Drawings
  • Electronics
  • Genetics
  • Geology
  • Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle)


IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

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). 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.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Contact Email:CAVHS.DEU@VA.GOV
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