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Job Title: Electronics Mechanic
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Arts, Entertainment, and Media, Computers, Software, Engineering, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Law Enforcement, and Security, Broadcasting/Public Communications, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Electronics Mechanic
Maintain, repair, overhaul and install electronic equipment, systems and associated electrical devices. Coordinate and lead contractors and personnel to accomplish repairs, maintenance, preventive maintenance, testing and inspection of equipment and systems. Troubleshoot systems to ensure that equipment and systems operate as designed. Types of equipment serviced include flat panel LED/LCD monitors, televisions, printers, fax machines, hardware repairs, software updates, power supplies, high-security shredders, telecommunication radios, digital GPS clocks and other peripheral computer equipment. Life/public safety systems serviced include addressable nurse call, code systems, central fire alarm systems, and access control systems. Other systems serviced include; public address notification systems, intercom systems, cable television, data cabling including cable termination, patient wandering/employee duress systems, remote temperature monitoring, stairwell alarms, Get Well Network computers and programming, pneumatic/electronic tube systems, audio / video systems, intrusion alarm systems and parking control systems.Perform limited project work involving specialized or complicated procedures, applies test and inspection techniques to various engineering aspects to make on-site determinations, interprets drawings, plans and specifications. Identify and correct deficiencies and resolves operational problems not fully covered by precedents. Ensures appropriate interaction of components, recommend improved procedures, modifies parts, instruments and equipment. Employs precision instruments, gauges, methods and performs work on critical units or multiple sub-units. Prepares and presents inspection, testing reports and documentation convey information. Develops and initiates changes in procedures to expedite corrective action and provide continuous operation. Works with sub-systems that are notably complex and small in size, dense in circuitry and lack of documentation. Maintains a high standard of written and verbal communication with FMS staff and others when determining customer needs. Assignments are coordinated with those of engineers, technicians or specialist in other disciplines. Participates in exchange of data and discussion of technical problems at meetings. Coordinates work tasks to comply with changes in priority to ensure safety and wellbeing. Independently plans and carries out assignments in conformance with accepted policies and practices.

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/21/2018.

EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C.

SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Electric Drawings
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair


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; religions; 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.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. 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.

Physical Effort: Work requires considerable standing, stooping and bending; and working on ladders and scaffolds requiring overhead stretching; or in numerous cramped and awkward positions.Nailing and using other hand tools, requires considerable, exhausting movements.Incumbent frequently lifts and carries items weighing up to 90 pounds.

Working Conditions: Incumbent will work inside and out under inclement weather conditions. Work is done inside the shop where the worker is subject to cuts from hand and power tools, the danger from flying splinters and chips, the presence of unpleasant saw dust and odorous adhesives. Work is also done outside in all types of weather conditions and in other buildings and patient areas, on high ladders, scaffolds and roofs. Safety gear must be worn and safety practices always because of the prevailing hazards. Incumbent may also be exposed to contagious disease when working in patient areas.

None

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
Resume and one or more of the following:

SF-50
or
VA Disability Letter
or

Schedule A Letter
or
Other documentation establishing your eligibility to apply.



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 make sure you have included other 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 claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.

  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • OF-306
  • Resume
  • SF-50
  • Transcript


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

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/21/2018.

EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C.

SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Electric Drawings
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair


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; religions; 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.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. 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.

Physical Effort: Work requires considerable standing, stooping and bending; and working on ladders and scaffolds requiring overhead stretching; or in numerous cramped and awkward positions.Nailing and using other hand tools, requires considerable, exhausting movements.Incumbent frequently lifts and carries items weighing up to 90 pounds.

Working Conditions: Incumbent will work inside and out under inclement weather conditions. Work is done inside the shop where the worker is subject to cuts from hand and power tools, the danger from flying splinters and chips, the presence of unpleasant saw dust and odorous adhesives. Work is also done outside in all types of weather conditions and in other buildings and patient areas, on high ladders, scaffolds and roofs. Safety gear must be worn and safety practices always because of the prevailing hazards. Incumbent may also be exposed to contagious disease when working in patient areas.
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