Per the Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations, the applicant's experience, education, and training must show enough of the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's) listed to demonstrate the potential to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples of qualifying experience are: Knowledge of pneumatic controls and their application and calibration, computer control systems for industrial application, and HVAC building codes.
Federal Wage System (FWS) positions require the use of a Screen-Out Element (SOE). Points awarded for this element will range from 0 to 4, with 4 being the highest. Points will be based on experience and training which are documented by your responses to the questionnaire. All applicants must receive a score of 2.0 or above on the SOE and an average of 2.0 on all the job elements in order to be considered minimally qualified for the position(s) to be filled. The raw scores that meet these criteria are then translated to a scale (70 to 100). It is at this point (Round 2) that your resume is used to confirm your qualifications.
Applicants who do not receive two points on the screen-out element (SOE) will be eliminated from further competition.
Specifically you will be evaluated on the following job elements:
1. Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (SOE)
2. Knowledge of Electrical Equipment
3. Ability To Use Electrical Drawings
4. Ability to Use and Maintain Hand Tools (Electrical Work)
WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time
RELOCATION EXPENSES (PCS): Not Authorized
RECRUITMENT INCENTIVES: May be Authorized
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA): NON-EXEMPT
FINANCIAL STATEMENT: Not Required
TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is NOT telework eligible
DRUG TESTING: Required
(You must successfully pass a pre-employment drug test for this position. If you decline to take the drug test, it will be considered a declination for employment.)
SECURITY REQUIREMENTS: Non-Sensitive
PHYSICAL EFFORT: The work requires heavy physical exertion such as frequent climbing of ladders or scaffolds, crouching or crawling in restricted areas, and lifting and carrying of heavy objects weighing up to 20 and occasionally weighing up to 40 pounds.
WORKING CONDITION: The work environment involves moderate risks or discomfort which require special safety precautions such as those required when working round moving parts or machinery, working in bad weather, possible exposure to injury from falling, electrical, shock, and burns.
Wearing of proper safety equipment to include respirators and observing safety laws and rules shall be required to accomplish various work tasks.
Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
First cut-off for vacancy is 30 days from announcement date (April 25, 2013 ); 2nd cut-off date is (July 24, 2013); 3rd cut-off date is (October 23, 2013) and will remain open until (one year from announcement date) in which additional applicants may be referred.
If selected for Federal employment, you will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment," (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine your suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background check.
This position is subject to the DoD Drug Free Workplace Program. The selectee must test negative for the presence of illegal drugs before placement in the position, and will be subject to random drug testing thereafter. If a determination of the use of illegal drugs is confirmed in this position or other testing designated positions in OSD or WHS, non-selection or disciplinary action, up to and including removal from Federal service, may result. All tentative selectees for this position will be required to undergo a urinalysis test to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies with various security clearances during the next 90 days. This could result in a few or many vacancies being from this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
How You Will Be Evaluated for Delegated Examining (Open to the Public):
We will review your résumé and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position. Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:
Best Qualified: This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.
Highly Qualified: This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, as determined by the job analysis.
Qualified: This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.
Names of the candidates in the Best Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.
Deliberate attempts to falsify your application information, such as copying portions of this job announcement into your resume, may result in being removed from consideration for this position.
Veterans Preference: If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans preference you are claiming on your résumé. Your veterans preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligible with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job. For information on entitlement see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
All Veterans: You are required to submit a DD Form 214, Military Discharge (Member Copy 4). Veterans claiming 10 Point Preference in addition to your DD 214, you are required to submit a completed SF-15 and, supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdfHow You Will Be Evaluated for Merit Promotion:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.