For this position, the job element method is used to match what you can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for success. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element. Your experience will be evaluated through responses obtained from the occupational questionnaire and your resume. Your resume must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. In addition, your responses to the occupational questionnaire must be supported by your resume. Those applicants that meet the screen out element will be considered for further evaluation; potential eligible are then rated against the remainder of the questions.
The ability to do the work of a Power Plant Mechanic A WB-5352-00 without more than normal supervision.
1. Ability To Use And Maintain Tools And Equipment
2. Knowledge of Materials
3. Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications
4. Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, And Repair
5. Technical Practices
Works under the general supervision of the Power Plant Superintendent and the immediate direction of the Senior Mechanic who assigns work in the form of oral instructions, work orders and maintenance schedules accompanied by power plant mechanical and electrical diagrams and drawings, established testing procedures, manufacturers' manuals regulations, background knowledge, etc. Incumbent is responsible for the safety of equipment, as well as correcting any hazardous conditions that affect the safety of personnel.
Incumbent assists the Senior Mechanic in maintaining necessary records on such items as work accomplished quality and progress of in-house and hired labor procured through contracts, spare parts, requisitions of supplies and materials, equipment breakdown. future work for budgeting purposes. When the Senior Mechanic is absent, accomplishes safe clearance procedures performed for AP&L and Entergy Systems dispatcher MSDS, etc
Incumbent executes assignments independently, determining sequence of tasks and using accepted practices and methods. Work is spot-checked for adequacy workmanship, and adherence to schedules for in-house and hired labor.
Fabricates and machines replacement parts for both mechanical and electrical apparatus, piping system, machine bushings, pins, gears, and other parts used in repairing power plant equipment. Employee frequently lifts carries or otherwise handles items weighing up to 50 pounds. Occasionally handles items greater than 50 pounds. Assistance is usually available with heavy items. Works in sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, reaching, and stooping positions, for extended periods if required.
Work is required to be performed both inside and outside and is subject to all extremes of weather. Incumbent is subjected to the danger of falls from scaffolds and slings, asbestos, carbon dust fumes, electric shock, noise, moving machinery close places in cramped positions, slippery conditions, frequent travel, and other conditions expected from mechanical repair of power plant equipment. Incumbent is subject to abrasions, burns, cuts, and bruises common to the use of hand tools. Incumbent is subject to callback during nonduty hours in cases of equipment failures and/or power outages. Employee is required to observe established safe working procedures. Wearing of respirators, hard hats. hard toe footwear, gloves, goggles, face shields, rubber aprons, rainwear. and earplugs is mandatory in the performance of duties; often works alone. At DeGray and Narrows Dams and Power Plants incumbent may be required to work alone when operating the control room.
All qualifications must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
This announcement may be used to fill like vacancies for six months after the closing date.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
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You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
This position is covered by the civilian drug abuse testing program. Incumbent is required to sign a DA Form 5019-R, "Condition of employment for certain civilian positions identified as critical under the drug abuse testing program," or a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements.Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. 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.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.