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Job Title:Electronics Mechanic

Department:Legislative Branch

Agency:Architect of the Capitol

Hiring Organization:Planning and Project Management Division

Job Announcement Number:PPM 2013-089

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

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SALARY RANGE:

$25.32 to $32.66 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 to Monday, May 06, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-2604-10/12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent - No time limit

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington, Dist of ColumbiaView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Public

JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the Architect of the Capitol is to serve Congress and the Supreme Court, preserve America's Capitol and inspire memorable experiences. Under the leadership of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, the roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an expansive and diverse portfolio. The AOC is responsible for the maintenance, operation, development and preservation of 17.4 million square feet of buildings and more than 470 acres of land throughout Capitol Hill. The AOC provides a welcoming and educational environment for millions of visitors through the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and the US Botanic Garden. The AOC delivers professional expertise on the preservation and curation of architectural and artistic elements entrusted to our care. Learn more at www.aoc.gov.

CORE VALUES:

The AOC prides itself on our Core Values of Teamwork, Integrity, Pride and Professionalism.

The PROFESSIONALISM and INTEGRITY of each AOC employee demonstrates our dedication to providing quality services and our commitments to holding ourselves to the highest standards.

We recognize that we do our best work through TEAMWORK, each of us lending our individual strengths and talents to the greater goal of the entire team. We respect each other and rely on each other in our efforts to make the AOC a center of excellence.

We take PRIDE in what we do and in the honor of serving Congress, the Supreme Court, and the American people each and every day.

Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Architect of the Capitol applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=CKTKP.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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DUTIES:

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(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

This position is located in the Architect of the Capitol, Director Planning and Project Management, Design Services Division, Electronics Engineering Branch, Operations and Maintenance Section.
Works on one or more, of the following type of systems: Cable Television systems, Security systems (including CCTV, Metal Detection, etc.); Legislative Clock systems; Control systems; and/or Audio systems. Maintains, repairs adjusts and calibrates components and assemblies of the various systems or other systems that may be assigned thereto. The diagnosis and repair of complex electronic equipment for these systems includes, but is not limited to, such tasks as aligning and balancing analog circuits, testing digital circuits and replacing defective electronic parts and various solid state devices.
Performs installation, test, and repair work on prototype systems and/or previously assigned systems with major modifications. Serves as the shop technical authority on the newest and most technologically complex electronic systems. Inspects, trouble-shoots, overhauls, repairs and tests electronic equipment and complete operational systems that may be assigned thereto. The diagnosis and repair of the complex electronic equipment for these systems includes, but is not limited to, such tasks as aligning and balancing analog circuits, testing digital circuits and replacing defective electronic parts and various solid state devices.
Maintains, repairs, adjusts and calibrates prototype systems, components and assemblies of the various systems or other systems that may be assigned thereto. The diagnosis and repair of the complex electronic equipment for these systems includes, but is not limited to, such tasks as aligning and balancing analog circuits, testing digital circuits and replacing defective electronic parts and various solid state devices.
Improvises to identify the cause of operating problems on new or modified systems when technical aids are incomplete. Identifies problems in blueprints and instructions. Trains Capitol Hill personnel on system operation, maintenance, and testing procedures, and continually provides advice and assistance to users.
Test equipment used may include one or more of the following: synchroscopes, spectrum analyzers, wave analyzers, distortion analyzers, voltage standing wave ratio indicators, measuring instruments such as micrometers, ohmmeters, voltmeters, and ammeters.

Serves as a technical authority and expert on the newest and most technologically complex electronic systems.
Maintains and calibrates unusually complex precision measurement equipment, instruments, and instrumentation systems complicated by frequent engineering changes and developments. Performs design changes and major modifications to unconventional equipment in order to improve equipment range, or to provide new capabilities to identify phenomena or parameters of interest in test applications. Adapts equipment to perform new or different functions to meet immediate objectives or assignments. These adaptations, in addition to the existing equipment, will be tested and evaluated using various types of electronic measuring instruments, including frequency and sweep oscillators, oscilloscopes, pulse generators and other related test equipment. Services equipment that is designed or modified to measure elements such as infrared radiation, temperature, gas, vacuum, and other characteristics. Adds new circuits, controls, wiring, or units with very critical tolerances or operating characteristics. Tests, operates and performs checkout procedures after repairs have been made to existing systems to ensure the test console and/ or fixture is functioning properly. Analyzes operating trends; proposes preventive maintenance down time to assure continued operating capability; and recommends units for overhaul or engineering evaluation for disposal. Interacts with engineers, manufacturer's representatives, engineering personnel, and field personnel in troubleshooting and developing modifications, substitutions, or corrections to equipment to reduce breakdowns and/or simplify repairs, servicing, or operation.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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MINIMUM FEDERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Grade 10: Applicants 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, regardless of where or how acquired. Applicants will be ranked and rated based on their knowledge of the job elements identified in this announcement.

Grade 11: Applicants 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, regardless of where or how acquired. Applicants will be ranked and rated based on their knowledge of the job elements identified in this announcement.

Grade 12: Applicants 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, regardless of where or how acquired. Applicants will be ranked and rated based on their knowledge of the job elements identified in this announcement.


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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.


BENEFITS:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

Location: This position is located in the Architect of the Capitol, Director Planning and Project Management, Design Services Division, Electronics Engineering Branch, Operations and Maintenance Section.

TOUR OF DUTY IS 2:30 PM-11:00 PM

THIS POSITION IS BEING FILLED THROUGH AN ON-LINE APPLICATION SYSTEM.

To apply, go to www.aoc.gov or http://www.avuedigitalservices.com/aoc/applicant.html (Be sure URL is typed in all lower case).

ANY ADDITIONAL REQUIRED FORMS MUST BE ATTACHED AS TEXT, PDF, R IMAGE FILES TO YOUR JOB APPLICATION.

FORMS RECEIVED BY FAX, E-MAIL OR U.S. POSTAL SERVICE DELIVERY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

If you are unable to apply on-line, you may visit our Employment Center for technical assistance in entering your application. The Employment Center is located at 441 Second & D Streets S.W., Washington, D.C., Room H2-178, and is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You may call (202) 226-7000 for directions.

ANNOUNCEMENTS CLOSE AT 11:59 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE.

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies in any of the jurisdictions of the Architect of the Capitol.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE U.S. CITIZENS

This is an Excepted Service position in the Architect of the Capitol, a Legislative Branch agency of the Federal government. The position does not require or confer civil service Competitive Status.

The Office of the Architect of the Capitol is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This Office prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, age, national origin, genetic information, or disability.

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

Moving expenses are not authorized.

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

BENEFITS: A variety of health insurance plans; retirement system with investment options; paid holiday; paid sick and annual (vacation) leave; life insurance; incentive systems; subsidized transportation; training and development opportunities, etc.

Selected applicant(s) may be eligible to earn a higher annual leave accrual rate credit towards annual leave accrual based on prior non-Federal or uniformed service work experience. The amount of service credit will be based on specialized experience or qualifying experience that is provided on the applicant profile submitted. As such, if you are a new employee to the Federal Government or a rehire, it is important that you provide a work history that lists all directly related positions held, and it must include the dates of employment (month/day/year).

The selectee(s) under the vacancy announcement for this position is subject to a criminal record check by the U.S. Capitol Police and satisfactory adjudication to be eligible for employment at the Architect of the Capitol.

The Architect of the Capitol is an E-VERIFY Participant. E-VERIFY is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment authorization in the United States. If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the DHS Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" electronic system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-VERIFY system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment.

Welcome Veterans. The Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) gives veteransâââ‰â¢ preference rights in the legislative branch to certain veterans as applied by the Congressional Accountability Act. Veteransâââ‰â¢ preference is applied on this vacancy announcement. If you are a veteran and have been separated under honorable conditions, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility; SF-15, if applicable; and Department of Veterans Affairs documentation of disability, if applicable.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Architect of the Capitol applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=CKTKP.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Mari Donegan
Phone: 2022265553
Fax: 0000000000
Email: jobapps@aoc.gov
Agency Information:
Architect of the Capitol
2nd and D Street, SW
FHOB, RM. H2-178
Washington, Dist of Columbia
20515
US
Fax: 0000000000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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Job Announcement Number:

PPM 2013-089

Control Number:

341831200