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Job Title:LINEMAN, ELECTRIC POWER

Department:Department Of The Interior

Agency:Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Job Announcement Number:CRPA 154-12

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$37.38 to $37.38 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, October 12, 2012 to Friday, October 26, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

BB-2810-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Oracle, 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.

JOB SUMMARY:

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: 728686

 

Lineman-Electric Power,

BB-2810-00, 4100053,

Western Region,

San Carlos Irrigation Project,

Power Division, Power Systems Maintenance,

Oracle, Arizona

 

BB-00: $37.38 - $37.38 Per Hour

 

NOTE: TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED.  ANY RELOCATION EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH REPORTING FOR DUTY WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SELECTED EMPLOYEE.  GOVERNMENT HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE. 

 

Selective Factor:  Applicants must meet the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118c and the following selective factors:

  • Applicants must provide proof of 8,000 hours of apprenticeship or similar training.
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    Condition of Employment:  A valid state Commercial Driver's License - Class A is/will be required. If you have a current Class A Commercial Driver's License, a  legible copy of your driver's license indicating your CDL classification must be submitted.

     

    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, veteran’s 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

    KEY REQUIREMENTS

    • 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:

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    SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

     

    • Construct/Install, maintains and repairs transmission and underground/overhead distribution power lines.
    • Inspects electric power transmission and distribution lines including steel and wood poles from vehicles and on foot.
    • Inspects for cracked or damaged cross-arms and x-braces, loose bolts, broken insulators, missing vibration dampers, broken or worn conductors, cotter keys, etc.
    • Maintains records of findings while patrolling on conditions of poles, cross-arms, insulators, guy wires, access roads and anchors.
    • Complies with prescribed clearance and safety rules and regulations as per the National Electric Safety Code, National Electric Code and all applicable safety manuals.
    • Reports safety hazards and unsafe conditions and collects or initiates action to correct.
    • Reports potential power system troubles to supervisor.
    • Maintains right-of-way along transmission/distribution lines by trimming trees.
    • Installs and replaces underground transformers, cabling, switches, junction boxes, vaults, and auxiliary equipment.
    • This position requires the employee to operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicle in the performance of official duties.


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    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.


    EDUCATION:
    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 applicant’s 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 driver’s 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

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    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.


    BENEFITS:

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    The Bureau of Indian Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    CTAP & ICTAP APPLICANTS: Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) participants who are well qualified may apply for this position. To be eligible for consideration under CTAP, an applicant must provide written notification that they will be losing their current federal position. To be eligible for consideration under ICTAP, an applicant must provide proof that they have lost their federal position within the last year. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.605(a) for CTAP and 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible. For more information regarding CTAP & ICTAP, please visit http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp

     

    NOTICE TO MALE APPLICANTS: Section 1622 of the Defense Authorization Act of 1986, prohibits any male born after December 31, 1959, from being appointed to a position in an executive agency if he has knowingly and willfully failed to register with the Selective Service System. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, will be required to complete a certification document to confirm their Selective Service registration status, if selected for appointment.



    HOW TO APPLY:

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    Vacancy ID (VIN): 728686

     

    To Apply Online:

    • Click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register,
    • Answer the Questionnaire and click on SUBMIT my answers,
    • UPLOAD all required documents and other supporting documents,
    • To return to a previously saved or incomplete application go to https://applicationmanager.gov/

     

    We strongly encourage you to apply online. However, if you cannot apply online, you may FAX your assessment questionnaire, resume and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144 by following the steps below.

     

    To Apply by Fax:

    • Vacancy ID: 728686
    • Print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX
    • Answer the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
    • When faxing a completed OPM Form 1203-FX, this will serve as your fax cover and must be placed on TOP of your application and other supporting documents. No other fax page is required. Simply make sure all six pages of the completed OPM Form 1203-FX are on top of all other documents being faxed.

     

    Combination Online/Fax:

    • Log into or create your Application Manager account at https://applicationmanager.gov/ ,
    • ANSWER the Questionnaire and click on SUBMIT my answers,
    • Print the United States Government Application Cover Page ,
    • Include the Vacancy ID 728686, SSN, and full name to ensure that your documents are associated with the rest of your application,
    • Fax your United States Government Application Cover Page, application, and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144.

     

    Please note that it is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., questionnaire responses, resume, and any supporting documents) are complete and accurate.

     

    All electronic submissions and/or faxes must be completed by Friday, October 26, 2012.

     

    NOTE: Submission of a resume alone is not a complete application. This position requires the submission of additional forms as described under the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS section. Failure to provide the required information and/or documentation may result in your application not being considered for employment.



    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    ·   Resume - Must contain the following:  

    *Job Announcement Number

    * Work Experience: include Position Title; Dates - From (mm/yy) To (mm/yy); Hours per week; Current Supervisor's Name and Telephone number; and Duties

     * Education

     * References

    ·  Form BIA 4432, Verification of Indian Preference for Employment, is required for claiming Indian Preference. No other form will be accepted. 

    ·  Form DD-214, if claiming 5 pt. veteran's preference or Standard Form 15 with required proof of entitlement, if claiming 10 pt. veteran's preference.

    ·  College Transcript is required for verification/documentation of qualifying education. 

    ·  Occupational/Assessment Questionnaire, listed in announcement.  Failure to respond to the questionnaire will result in loss of consideration. 

    ·  Copy of most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, current or former Federal employees.  

    ·  Commercial Driver's License, a legible copy of your driver's license indicating your CDL classification must be submitted.

    ·  GSA Form 3607, Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Driving Record, available at www.gsa.gov/forms.  (Optional during the application process; however, selectees will be required to submit as part of the pre-appointment process).

     

    NOTE: Persons submitting incomplete applications will be given credit only for the information they provide. The applicant is responsible for submitting all required documentation in support of their application in order to receive full credit for their Indian preference, veteran preference, experience, training, and/or education. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLICITED FROM THIS OFFICE.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Mildred Saenz
    Phone: (505)563-5458
    Email: MILDRED.SAENZ@BIA.GOV
    Agency Information:
    BIA Center for Recruitment Albuquerque
    1011 Indian School Road NW Suite 136
    Albuquerque, NM
    87104
    USA

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email notifying you that your submission was successful. After a review of your application is made, you will be notified regarding your rating and referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted.


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    Job Announcement Number:

    CRPA 154-12

    Control Number:

    328697400