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Job Title:Supervisory Utility Systems Repairer Operator

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Washington Headquarters Services

Job Announcement Number:WHS-13-882705-B

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$34.85 to $40.70 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, May 13, 2013 to Thursday, June 13, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WS-4742-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Pentagon, Arlington, VA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Status Candidates

JOB SUMMARY:

Washington Headquarters Services (WHS)

Facilities Services Directorate (FSD)

Federal Facilities Division (Operations)

Pentagon Heating & Refrigeration Plant

Mission Statement

The Facilities Services Directorate (FSD) of the Washington Headquarters Services is a field activity of the Department of Defense. FSD employees support a customer base of about 64,000 civilian and military personnel, including the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Defense Agencies, and the military departments in the National Capital Region. Customers occupying 16,000,000 square feet of office space are housed in the Pentagon and 140 other federal and commercial buildings in the Washington Metropolitan area. FSD provides administrative and operational support to specified DoD activities, including space management, maintenance, repair and alteration of assigned buildings, custodial services, landscape maintenance, trash and debris removal, building operations, construction management, property management, and other support services.  For more information see: http://www.whs.mil/FSD

 

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: This announcement is open to: All U.S Citizens; Current or Former Permanent Competitive Status Federal Employees; Displaced employees (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan - ICTAP eligible) within the Local Commuting Area; and individuals eligible for the following Special Appointing Authorities approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM): Veterans with a disability rating of 30% or more, Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) Eligible Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. (Click on the links for more information regarding eligibility for these special appointment authorities: www.opm.gov/employ/veterans/html/vetguide.asp#6 or www.opm.gov/disability.)

 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Use the Print Preview for a complete copy of this announcement.
  • Application materials must be received by 11:59PM EST on the closing date.
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs ARE NOT authorized.
  • Position is drug tested and requires a Secret security clearance.

DUTIES:

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As a Supervisory Utility Systems Repairer Operator you will be responsible for the following duties:

 

  • Supervising personnel responsible for the operation and maintenance of equipment in the Pentagon Heating and Refrigeration Plant (PHRP). Personnel supervised include Utility System Repairer Operators. 
  • Administering the Department of Defense (DoD) administrative instructions and policies to promote, train, evaluate and discipline subordinates when necessary.
  • Assisting with and plans long-range operation and maintenance work schedules; determines the type and amount of personnel and equipment required on a long-range basis (year to year) and makes adjustments to in-house workforce account personnel in accordance with fluctuations in the workload from contact to force account and vice versa.
  • Managing the assignment of work orders, projects, preventive maintenance or activities, including checking the work of subordinates to ensure the meeting of quality standards, production quotas, and time deadlines.
  • Testing for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) hazards. Incumbent is required to have good knowledge, skills, and ability, as 1st Responders, to be aware of all responses to attacks via water or air, in coordination with other Government organizations.
  • Coordinating, testing, evaluating, and operating electrical systems in parallel to assure compatibility and operability of new systems and equipment while assuring no interruption of existing service to the Pentagon Reservation or damage to existing systems.
  • Preparing and/or directing the preparation of procedures for the proper maintenance of equipment including steps for proper shutdown and isolation (lockout/tag out), lay-up, release for maintenance work, switching of related electrical equipment, and ensures that confined space permit procedures and all safety standards are established and followed.
  • Reviewing digital computer operations and is knowledgeable of the functioning of computerized distributed control systems.
  • Operating a variety of all plant systems and equipment including large centrifugal chillers, boilers, heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC), and high voltage electrical distribution systems.



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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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: Analyze work schedules, maintain quality control over all work assigned, determine manpower needs, operate and train others on a variety of plant systems, and make recommendations for overall improvement in operations and safety practices.

 

Federal Wage System (FWS) positions require the use of a Screen-Out Element (SOE). Points awarded for this element will range from 0 to 8, with 8 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 competencies:

 

  1. Ability to Supervise through Subordinate Supervisors (SOE)
  2. Ability to Plan and Organize Work
  3. Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, and Repair.
  4. Ability to Develop and Interpret Instructions and Specifications.
  5. Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment.
  6. Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic).


 


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this position. 

WORK SCHEDULE:  Full Time
OVERTIME: Yes
TRAVEL: No
RELOCATION EXPENSES (PCS): Not Authorized
RECRUITMENT INCENTIVES:  May Be Authorized
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA): EXEMPT
FINANCIAL STATEMENT: Required
TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY:  This position is not eligible for telework
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:
 Noncritical Sensitive/SECRET Clearance

 

Other Notes:
Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a one-year probationary period. 

Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a one-year supervisory probationary period. 

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.

 

Conditions of Employment:

1. Employee must successfully pass pre-employment and annual physical examinations, with medical certification to wear a Negative Pressure Regulator. 

2. Employee must be able to work rotating shifts. 

3. Employee must obtain and maintain any of the following licenses/certifications within one year of appointment into this position, if selected: Universal Refrigerant Technician Certification, National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers (NIULPE), First Class Power Steam Engineer License OR Equivalent license.

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.
http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/HiringReformRequirements/CategoryRating/index.aspx.


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.pdf

How 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.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc

Flexible Spending Accounts - https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
Health Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
Leave - http://www.opm.gov/oca/leavel/index.asp
Life Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
Long Term Care Insurance - http://www.ltcfeds.com
Retirement Program - http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

OTHER INFORMATION:

ICTAP: Please visit this link to obtain requirements for applying as an ICTAP eligible applicant. http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE: Documentation intended to establish preference must be received by 11:59PM EST on Thursday, June 13, 2013.  Information on veterans’ preference and other veteran entitlements can be found in the VetInfo Guide
http://www.opm.gov/staffingportal/vetguide.asp 
MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shams/index.aspx

SELECTIVE SERVICE: MALE APPLICANTS BORN AFTER 12/31/1959 must certify prior to job offer that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.
REEMPLOYED ANNUITANTS:
http://www.cpms.osd.mil/fas/staffing/pdf/rem_ann.pdf
NOTE: If you submit a resume but no questionnaire, you cannot be considered for the position. If you submit a questionnaire but no resume, you cannot be considered for the position. Your application will be appropriately documented and you will be removed from further competition against this announcement.
REGARDING INTERVIEWS: Interviews may be required for this position. Accommodations may be made to conduct telephonic interviews to preclude travel hardships for applicants.
NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy. In accordance with 5 CFR 2635.704, applications will not be accepted in a postage paid government envelope.
EEO Policy Statement: http://www.usajobs.gov/eeo
Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement: http://www.usajobs.gov/raps



HOW TO APPLY:

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Option A: Application Manager (preferred method)
To begin, choose one of these options:
1. If your résumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the “Apply Online” button on the right side. Your résumé will be attached only to the Application Package you complete and Submit immediately after you click the “Apply Online” button for this job announcement, not to any Application Packages you may already have created.
2. If your résumé is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Résumé Builder, begin the process by clicking the “Apply Online” on the right side. You will be re-directed to the Application Manager system to complete your application. At this time, you will need to upload your resume using the “Resume” category in the Application Manager system. Once you upload your Resume to Application Manager, it will remain in your account for future use.


To view a copy of the assessment Questionnaire please click here: View Occupational Questionnaire

Option B: Fax
If it is not possible for you to use Application Manager (you have a disability or do not have access to the internet), you can write your answers on paper. Follow these steps:
1. Print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.
2. Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL
http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.
3. You may submit the Form 1203-FX (hard copy questionnaire), resume, and/or any supporting documents by fax. If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, do not use a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing.
If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet -- http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly. The fax number is 1-478-757-3144.
If you do not have access to the internet or have other concerns please contact our Team line for
WHS HR Servicing Team at (614)692-0252 or email DHRS-DWHS@DLA.MIL for further assistance.
 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

NOTE: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.gpo.gov/careers/pdfs/of0510.pdf

This position is open to all US Citizens (Public) and Merit Promotion (Status) eligibles.  You may apply under both open-competitive (Public) and merit promotion procedures. However, to apply as a Merit Promotion eligible, you must meet the requirements for one of the STATUS categories.  Also, please note the required supporting documentation required per category. 

• Résumé

• Assessment Questionnaire

• If you hold one of the professional licenses and/or certifications listed in the Requirements of Position Section - Conditions of Employment), please provide Copy of professional licensure documentation with your application. 

• Additional documents you may be required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying for one of the categories such as a veteran, a current or former permanent Federal employee, ICTAP, etc.).

 

PLEASE REVIEW the following LINK for additional documents you need to provide.

http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/OSDWHSSupportingDocumentation.pdf   

 

If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, you must submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents must provide acceptable documentation to verify:  the type of preference claimed (i.e. 5 point, 10-point, etc.) and the character of the service (i.e. Honorable Discharge).  The member 4 copy of your DD214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," is preferable.  If claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a Standard Form 15 "Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference", http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf. If selected, additional documentation may be required prior to appointment.

 

ICTAP: Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. Well qualified is defined as meeting or exceeding the fully successful level for competencies required by the position. ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified prior to Veteran's preference points being added. Federal employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they met the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate; your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible.

 

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

WHS HR Servicing Team
Phone: (614)692-0252
Fax: (614)693-1689
TDD: (800)750-0750
Email: DHRS-DWHS@DLA.MIL
Agency Information:
Washington Headquarters Service
Human Resources Directorate
4800 Mark Center Drive
Suite 03D08
Alexandria, VA
22350-3200 Fax: (614)693-1689

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt.  Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses.  A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official.  All applicants reviewed and/or referred will receive a notification letter.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

 

The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.


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Job Announcement Number:

WHS-13-882705-B

Control Number:

343508200