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Electrician

Company name
U.S. Government Publishing Office

Salary
$40.88 to $40.88

Location
Washington, DC

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Open & closing dates

01/12/2018

to

01/26/2018

Salary

$40.88 to $40.88 per hour

Pay scale & grade

KE 00

Work schedule

Full-Time

Appointment type

Permanent

Location

2 vacancies in the following location:

Washington DC, DC

2 vacancies

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

This job is open to

The public

U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.

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Announcement number

17-10101083-DEU-ELW

Control number

488594400

Duties

Duties

Summary

Come be a part of one of the largest digital information facilities in the world!

Established by Congress in 1861, GPO is transforming itself as an agency and as a business. We provide other agencies with innovative services for the printing, publishing, storage, and distribution of digital content. The public will enjoy permanent access to digital government information, acquiring it quickly, easily, and with confidence in its authenticity. GPO employees are proud of their abilities and passionate about their craft. Whether your expertise is in putting ink on paper, commanding a digital output system, or engineering the delivery of information online, we would like to talk to you.

This position is part of the Plant Operations, Government Publishing Office in Washington , District of Columbia.

The Selectee will work shift 1 Monday- Friday and a tour of duty from 6:45 am - 3:15 pm.

This position is located in the Electrical Branch of the Facilities Division. This position has the responsibility for designing and making modifications to bindery equipment and maintaining the GPO facility. The incumbent must provide specialist capability for the installation, diagnosis, repair and preventative maintenance of the facility.

This vacancy is also being announced under Merit Promotion procedures. If you wish to be considered under Merit Promotion or non-competitive procedures, you must apply to announcement number 17-10105408-MP-ELW for consideration.

Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement.

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Responsibilities

As aElectrician, your typical work assignments may include the following: Installs, maintains, and repairs electronic circuits and components.

This equipment includes, but is not limited to, silicon control rectifier, frequency modulated drives, programmable logic controllers, and other microprocessor based multitasked automated processing systems.

Diagnoses, troubleshoots, and repairs electronic systems to the component level, and replaces as necessary devices and equipment such as transistors, resistors, capacitors, relays, timers, integrated circuits, disc drives, hard drives, SIMS and other solid state and modular components.

Implements and maintains procedural and technical methods of equipment controls to ensure proper operation and conformity with safety standards.

Installs and repairs transformers, electric motors, welders, power distribution equipment, power supplies, uninterruptible power sources, conditioning equipment and various graphic arts equipment to include printing and bindery equipment.

Designs and fabricates electrical and electronic components utilizing devices with the appropriate resistance, impedance, insulation characteristics or other design parameters as necessary to ensure proper and safe operation.

Troubleshoots new and existing electrical circuits, equipment, and controls; conduits, panel boards, brand circuits feeders, lightning and other electrical equipment, within the requirements and guidelines of the National Electrical Code and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

00

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

All U.S. Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job family (Series)

2805 Electrician

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Electricians

Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

U.S. Citizenship is Required.

Selectee must pass a drug test prior to appointment.

Selectee may be required to serve a one year probationary period.

Males born after 12/03/59 must be registered for Selective Service.

Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a background check.

Selectee must pass physical prior to appointment.

Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

Qualifications

To qualify for the Electrician, KE -2805-00, you must meet the following requirements:

Applicants must meet the following screen-out element, job element #1 to be considered for this position: Ability to do the work of an Electrician with normal supervision, (SCREEN OUT). Applicants must have experience and/or training of sufficient scope and quality to independently perform the duties typically required of an Electrician at the journeyman level. These duties require skill in troubleshooting and repairing equipment, in industrial, institutional, or commercial settings, providing the full range of electrical support in the areas of installation, diagnosis, repairing of electrical wiring, pulling of wires, and all other preventative maintenance.

Note: In addition, GPO Employees applying under Merit Promotion procedures must meet the requirements listed below in accordance with the Federal Merit Promotion Plan, GPO Instruction 615.2C (Appendix B).

Successful completion of a formal 4-year apprenticeship journeyperson training program, or possess substantially equivalent practical experience in the Electrician Trade; and completion of at least (1) year of subsequent journeyperson experience as an Electrician.

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.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement(01/26/2018) to be considered.

Education

Substitution of education in lieu of specialized experience may not be used for this grade level.

Additional information

Separated Employees:

If you have separated from Federal Government employment, you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 via: National Personnel Records Center, Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL, 62295; FAX - 618-935-3014; or visit the National Archives Website.

Work Life Balance:

The GPO offers Transit subsidy for commuters using public transportation (Metro Bus/Rail, MARC, VRE, etc.).

Background Investigation:

To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, the GPO requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully completed a background investigation for a suitability. This review could include financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs. Depending on the type of background investigation required, the security process may take between 6 weeks to 12 months.

The Agency may rescind the tentative offer, if the candidate is unable to obtain an interim clearance.

Schedule A (Disability Appointment):

Documentation of eligibility for employment under Schedule A can be obtained from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional certified by a state, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory to practice medicine); a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e., state or private); or any Federal agency, state agency, or agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits. The letter must be printed on a medical professional's letterhead and signed.

Reasonable Accommodation:

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process you must contact the HC Specialist on the vacancy announcement at least seven business days before the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

If you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, your application and responses to the online questionnaire will be evaluated under Category Rating selection procedures for placement in one of the following categories; Best Qualified, Well Qualified and Qualified.

Candidates determined to be Best Qualified may be referred to the Hiring Manager for further consideration and possible interview. The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

If after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may be excluded from further consideration for this position.

You will be further evaluated on the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) and/or Competencies required for the position:

Ability to do the work of an Electrician without more than normal supervision (SCREEN OUT).

Skill in use of hand tools and sophisticated test equipment to troubleshoot and make repairs.

Ability to interpret domestic and foreign blueprints and schematics, manufacturer's maintenance instruction sheets, electrical systems, assembly drawings, diagrams, etc.

Knowledge of electrical, electronic, mechanical installation, maintenance and repair procedures for industrial equipment.

Ability to install, diagnose, repair and maintain printing and binding equipment.

You will be further evaluated on the following Competencies required for the position:

Ability to use and maintain hand tools

Ability to use electrical drawings

Knowledge of Electrical Eqipment

Technical Pracrices

Theory and Instruments

We DO NOT require a separate narrative statement responding to the competencies, however your resume must CLEARLY show possession of these competencies.

If you meet the qualifications stated above and you are among the top candidates your application may be referred to the Selecting Official for further review.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Required Documents

Required Documents

Content of Resume: Your resume or other written form you choose to describe your job-related experiences are used to verify your qualifications. Therefore, it is important that your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total number of hours worked per week). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position. To assist you in sending in a complete resume, use the checklist at: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/faq/application/documents/resume/what-to-include

Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal positions, those eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) 0pt, on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. Only veterans discharged or released from active duty in the armed forces under honorable conditions are eligible for veterans' preference.

DD-214: If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, provide a copy of your DD-214 (Member Copy 4) Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other equivalent documentation to prove your entitlement and to verify your type of discharge. Failure to provide this information may result in your application not receiving preference.

VA Letter and SF-15: If you are claiming Veterans' Preference based on a Compensable Disability, Widow or Spouse Entitlement, or as a Purple Heart recipient, you must submit your DD-214 or other proof of entitlement as described above; and SF-15, and the required proof of disability, i.e., Department of Veterans Affairs letter dated 1991 or later. Failure to provide this documentation may result in your application not receiving preference. (Please see veteran eligibility documentation for more information on veterans preference in federal hiring)

Active Duty Service Members: If you are veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency to receive Veterans Preference under the VOW (Veteran Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011. Agencies are required to accept, process, and grant tentative veterans' preference to those active duty service members who submit a certification (in lieu of a DD-214) along with their job application materials. Agencies must verify the individual meets the definition of 'preference eligible' under 5 U.S.C. 2108 prior to appointment. A 'certification is any written document from the armed forces that certifies you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. More information may be found at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-employment-initiative/vet-guide/

For Applicants qualifying on the basis of education: School transcript(s) - official or unofficial. A transcript is required if you are claiming to qualify based on your education. The information presented in the transcript must be verifiable; at the minimum the transcript should contain the name of the institution, applicant's name, list of completed courses, semester hours, and GPA. If you provide an unofficial transcript at the time of application and you are selected, you will be asked for official versions prior to an official job offer.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Benefits

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.

Benefits for federal employees

Healthcare insurance

Pay and leave

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.

How to Apply

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes 1) your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, 2) your resume, and 3) any other documents needed to verify your qualifications or eligibility (see the required documents section).

Please follow the instructions listed below for submitting your complete application package. Application procedures are specific to this vacancy announcement. Please read all instructions before you begin.

Resume Requirements: Resumes are limited to eight (8) pages

Resumes should focus on the knowledge, skills, abilities; accomplishments and results; and training and education relevant to this position.

Resumes must be in the following format (for each position held relevant to this position): Short summary of position duties

Accomplishments while in the position

Results of those accomplishments

Copying and pasting position descriptions into a resume is not acceptable.

Illegible Information and/or Documents If your supporting documents and resume are illegible or do not provide the necessary information for the Human Capital Specialist and/or Subject Matter Expert to make a qualification determination, you may lose consideration for this position.

Last Document Uploaded If multiple copies of the same document are uploaded/faxed and submitted with your application, GPO will only consider the last copy of the document uploaded/faxed when determining your eligibility and qualifications. For example, if you upload/fax two or more resumes only the last resume uploaded/faxed and submitted will be considered.

Print a copy of the occupational questionnaire so that you may read and review the questions before submitting your online responses. Click here to view the Occupational Questionnaire: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10101083

The completed Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on

- To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

- Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

- After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

- You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account http://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login

), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

Agency contact information

Eric Whittaker

Phone

(202) 512-1054

Email

ewhittaker@gpo.gov

Address

US Government Publishing Office

732 North Capitol St. NW

Washington, DC

US

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Next steps

After each step in the recruitment process, your status will be updated in the online application tracking system and if you have elected to receive email updates, you will be notified through your USAJOBS registered email address. If you have not elected to receive email updates, you can review your current application status in USAJOBS at any time. Please check that your USAJOBS profile contact information is current and correct each time you apply to a job. This will ensure we can contact you as quickly as possible.

In addition to changing your status online, we will send you email notifications at each major step in the process, to include: application received, eligible or ineligible, referred or not referred, selected or not selected.

Fair & Transparent

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations

or how to contact an agency.

Legal and regulatory guidance

Financial suitability

Social security number request

Privacy Act

Signature and false statements

Selective Service

New employee probationary period

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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Company info

U.S. Government Publishing Office
Website : http://www.gpo.gov

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