Department: Department Of Energy
Agency: Western Area Power Administration
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This position is open to all U.S. citizens.
Western Area Power Administration - Serving the West with Federal Hydropower We offer career opportunities in a fast-paced, dynamic electric utility industry. We market federally produced hydropower from more than 50 powerplants across the central and western United States and operate and maintain over 17,000 miles of high-voltage transmission lines. The Western Area Power Administration is one of four power marketing administrations within the Department of Energy .
This is NOT a full level journeyman position. The objective of Western's CIT program is to recruit journeyman-level craftsmen with knowledge and experience that is relevant, but less than required at the journeyman level for this occupation in Western.
This position is advertised under WAPA-13-MP-200 and WAPA-13-DE-200. If you are a current federal employee, eligible for reinstatement, or eligible under a special appointing authority, you may apply under either announcement or both. If you do not meet these conditions, you must apply under WAPA-13-DE-200. (See Frequently Asked Questions for more information).
Where would I be working? Western Area Power Administration, Upper Great Plains Region, Montana Maintenance, Transmission Lines, in Fort Peck, MT. Find out more about living conditions at this duty station.
Relocation expenses are not authorized and will not be paid by the Federal Government.
Where will I be on the pay scale? Trainees will be compensated at a progressively increasing percentage of the basic wage rate paid to the journeyman, who is engaged in the same trade at the same field location. An employee entering the program with a 2-year requirement receives 90% of journeyman wages for the craft being entered and is eligible for a 2.5% increase every 6 months. If an employee is placed at a step with less than 2 years to complete (minimum of six months), the employee will receive wages commensurate with that step.
Craftsman-in Training pay rates:
Step 1 - $ 36.74 per hour
Step 2 - $ 37.76 per hour
Step 3 - $ 38.78 per hour
Step 4 - $ 39.80 per hour
Journeyman Lineman pay rate is $40.82 per hour. The full performance level of this position is Journeyman.
More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
- You must be a U.S. citizen.
- Generally, male applicants must be registered with Selective Service.