There are no specific lengths or level of experience requirements. The applicant's overall background of experience, education, and training must clearly demonstrate the ability to perform journeyman level high voltage electrician duties, such as inspecting, testing, analyzing, repairing and calibrating primary 13,800/4160 volt transformers, circuit breakers, underground cables, relays, 4160/2400 volt contactors without more than normal supervision.
Applicants must meet the following screen out element: Ability to inspect, test, analyze, repair and calibrate primary 13,800/4160 volt transformers, circuit breakers, underground cables, relays, 4160/2400 volt contactors without more than normal supervision.
Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
Applicants must meet requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your resume and cover letter to determine if you meet the minimum qualification requirements for the position. If you meet the qualification requirements stated in the vacancy announcement, we will then compare your resume and supporting documentation to your responses to the job questionnaire (which will be scored) and place you in one of the three pre-defined categories. Your responses to the job questionnaire will serve as the basis for your initial rating in one of three pre-defined categories "gold," "silver," and "bronze." Within each category, those eligible through veterans preference will be listed at the top of the category. More information about the three categories can be found at: http://www.nist.gov/hrmd/staffing/categoryrating.cfm.
The candidates in the highest category will be certified for referral to the selecting official. If you are applying as a MERIT candidate, we will review your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the vacancy announcement, we will compare your resume, operational cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire. However, your resume or optional cover letter must support your responses to the self-assessment questions, or your score may be lowered. The best-qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited to an interview. ICTAP and CTAP candidates will be eligible if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100. The job questionnaire covers the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:
- Ability to work with high voltage equipment
- Knowledge of high voltage electrical practices
- Ability to use electrical drawings
- Knowledge of safety procedures
- Skill in troubleshooting
- Ability to inspect, test, analyze, repair and calibrate primary 13,800/4160 volt transformers, circuit breakers, underground cables, relays, 4160/2400 volt contactors without more than normal supervision
NOTE: Your resume must be complete, detailed, and relevant to the position.
Your responses to the job questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please review your responses before submitting your application to ensure the responses are accurate. To preview questions please click here.