Job Title:LINEMAN, ELECTRIC POWER
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Job Announcement Number:CRPA 44/12
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/ Per Hour|
|Tuesday, February 7, 2012 to
Wednesday, February 22, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy -
Coolidge, AZ United StatesView Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Bureau-Wide / Indian Preference Eligible’s / Current Federal Status Employees or Former Federal Employees with Reinstatement Eligibility.|
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is the lead agency for the United States in carrying on a government-to-government relationship with the tribal nations. A challenging and dynamic place to work, it enhances the quality of life, promotes economic opportunity, and carries out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indian, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.
Vacancy ID: 572742
Lineman-Electric Power, 2810-00,
San Carlos Irrigation Project,
BB-00: $37.38 - $37.38 Per Hour
- Government housing is not available.
- Relocation expenses will be paid in accordance with appropriate Federal Travel Regulations.
Selective Factor: Applicants must meet the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118c and the following selective factors:
- Applicants must provide proof of 8000 hours of apprenticeship or similar training
- A valid state Commercial Driver's License - Class A is required.
INDIAN PREFERENCE: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification of Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian Preference eligibles that are not currently employed with the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7). Consideration will be given to non-Indian applicants (Status or Reinstatement eligibles) in the absence of a qualified Indian Preference eligible.
VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT (VEOA): Preference eligibles may apply for permanent positions (career or career-conditional appointments) under merit promotion procedures for VEOA appointments; however, veterans preference is not a factor in these appointments. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be a preference eligible OR veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Applicants must submit a copy of their DD-214 for verification of eligibility. For more information, click here: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/index.aspx#veoa
- US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED.
- A BACKGROUND SECURITY INVESTIGATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ALL NEW HIRES.
- APPOINTMENT MAY INCLUDE A REQUIREMENT FOR ONE YEAR PROBATIONARY PERIOD.
- APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ONLINE AND BY FAX.
DUTIES:Back to top
Maintenance: replaces or installs cross arms, poles insulators, line hardware, guys, anchors, overhead/ground wire, braces, dampers, lightning arresters and other auxiliary equipment. Splices wire or conductor when broken and re-installs, maintaing proper sag.
Performs maintenance of electric substations, transmission and distribution lines for the power system. Perform maintenance on energized lines using proper safety equipment such as rubber gloves, mats, etc.
Construction: errects power line consisting of supporting structures, conductors, insulators and auxiliary equipment. String conductor from structure to structure, clamping or tying insulators with or without armor rod to maintain proper sag. Performs construction of underground distribution systems, installs and determines underground secondary and primary cables, installs switchgear and pad mount transformers.
Operate aerial buckets or platforms however should be able to perform duties on the pole when an aerial bucket is not available.
Troubleshooting: able to locate and make repairs to overhead/underground electricial facilities in order to resore power to cusomers.
ork on underground/overhead construction and repair of transmission of transmission or distribution power lines of all classes and voltages with related equipment used to conduct electricity from power source to place of use.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C, and will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than length of experience. Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope and quality of all experience and training.
Must have completed a Lineman, Apprentice program of four (4) years or 8,000 hours or electrical type training equivalent to such a program. Applicant must provide proof of completed apprenticeship or equivalent training.
SUITABILITY, CLEARANCE & REQUIREMENTS: A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicants successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.
OTHER: Incumbent is required, as an incidental duty, to operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicle, in the performance of duties; therefore, a valid drivers license is required. Incumbent must have a safe driving record within the three-year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607 and be able to meet the safe driving requirements of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
As part of the application process, you are required to respond to a series of questions designed to assess your possession of the following job elements:
Element# 1: Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision. (Screen-out)
Element# 2-B: Knowledge of Electrical Equipment
Element# 25-D: Theory and Instruments (Electrical and Electronic) Used in shop and trade practices.
Element# 25-E: Technical Practices.
Element# 75-J: Ability to use electrical drawings.
Element# 81-B: Ability to use and maintain hand tools, aerial lifts and bucket trucks (electrical work).
Element# 96-A: Trouble shooting (electrical utility).
Element# 86: Dexterity and Safety
We will compare your resume and supporting documentation to your responses on the assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your resume, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.