Electrician US Department of the Army Tacoma

Title Electrician
Date 19 November 2020
Company US Department of the Army
City Tacoma

Short Description :

Valid drivers license is required to perform the duties of the position Provide support to other systems with electrical interface and components such as various mechanical systems and coordinates work with other trade personnel to effect multidiscipline repairs Male ,…

Full Description :

    Duties Summary

    About the Position: Serves as a Journeyman Electrician in the Madigan Army Medical Center Facilities Management Division, Tacoma, Washington.

    • Install, maintain and repair electric wiring systems.
    • Test circuits and equipment by use of voltmeters, ammeters, watt-meters, meggers, ohmmeters, etc.
    • Provide support to other systems with electrical interface and components such as various mechanical systems and coordinates work with other trade personnel to effect multi-discipline repairs.
    • Plan and lay out work utilizing sketches and specifications when provided.
    • Disassemble, repair, replace, service and adjust wiring, switches, controllers, variable speed drives, etc
    • Perform the full range of tasks associated with the repair, overhaul, maintenance, servicing and installation of 120/208 and 480/277 volt three phase systems.
    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    2805 Electrician

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  • Requirements

    Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
    • This position requires a pre-placement physical and reoccurring annual physical.
    • A valid driver's license is required to perform the duties of the position.
    Qualifications 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.
    • External Recruitment Military Spouse Preference
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

    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 Journeyman Electrician without more than normal supervision. Ability to perform common Journeyman Electrician duties. Skilled in selecting tools required to fix equipment and estimate necessary materials or parts needed, such as wiring, fittings, contacts, breakers, etc. Ability to diagnose and locate malfunction. Ability to disassemble, repair, replace, service and adjust wiring, switches, controllers, variable speed drives, etc. Ability to inspect and maintain equal potential grounding system and ground fault indicators.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
    • Ability To Use and Maintain Hand Tools (Electrical Work)
    • Ability To Use Electrical Drawings
    • Knowledge of Electrical Equipment
    • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
    • Theory and Instruments (Electrical Electronic) Used in Shop and Trade Practices
    • Trouble shooting (electrical)
    • Physical Effort: Work assignments involve long periods of sitting, standing, bending and working in cramped and awkward positions. Work may require working at moderate heights from ladders or scaffolding. Frequently handles objects weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally heavier objects.
    • Working Conditions: Works is usually performed in well-lighted, heated and ventilated areas; occasionally works outside. Works on voltages up to 480 volts and in the vicinity of 13,800 volts. Subject to the possibility of high-voltage electric shock. Is exposed to the possibility of cuts, bruises, scrapes, broken bones; exposed to serious injury from shocks and burns due to working in close proximity to power sources. Frequently exposed to contagious disease, toxic chemicals, fumes and radioactive materials. Occasionally exposed to the possibility of broken bones from falls from ladders. Follows prescribed safety practices and uses safety equipment as required.

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information
    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
    • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) 29Installation Management position.
    • You may claim military spouse preference.
    • If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
    • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.
    • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
    • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
    • Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 90 days beyond the closing date of this announcement.
    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
    Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.

    • Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
    • Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
    • Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.
    Background checks and security clearance Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required


    Position sensitivity and risk

    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process


  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).
    As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
    1. Your resume:

    • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
    • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
    2. Other supporting documents:
    • Cover Letter, optional
    • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
    • This position requires a job-related license or certification. You MUST submit a copy of your license or certification with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses
    NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
  • Benefits


    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

Help This job is open to
  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.

  • Military spouses
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

See "Who May Apply" in the "Qualifications" section for more information on who is eligible to apply for this position.

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