In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.
Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.
Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C). Additional qualification information can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=WG-5400.
Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below.
This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Ability to do the work of a Boiler Plant Worker without more than normal supervision such as: Performing routine preventative maintenance and minor operational repair to boilers and related equipment.
In addition to the screen-out element you will be evaluated on the following Job Elements through your resume and responses to the on-line assessment questionnaire:
· Knowledge of equipment assembly, installation, repair, etc.
· Operation of boiler plant equipment and technical practices (theoretical, precise, artistic).
· Use of measuring instruments.
· Ability to interpret instructions, specification, etc.
· Dexterity and safety.
Selectee must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions
Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense (DoD) direct deposit of pay program.
Selectee will be required to furnish the following tools of the trade used on a day to day basis: toolbox, pipe wrench, 2 each 14 and 2 each 18, 2 each combination wrenched 3/8 1 ¼, adjustable wrench 2 each 6 and 2 each 12, Allen wrenches, 2 each vice grip, pliers, channel locks, screwdrivers (standard and Phillips), Ball peen hammer #1 and #2, tape measurer (12 minimum), hacksaw, cold chisel, flat file, utility knife, and a flashlight.
Selectee must obtain and maintain on-base driving privileges and any installation and/or DoD license required for the type of vehicle being operated.
This position is designated as an emergency-employee position and the incumbent may be required to remain at work in dismissal or closure situations, i.e. destructive weather conditions such as, but not limited to, ice and snowstorms, high winds, and hurricanes, unless otherwise directed by the supervisor. Also, in the event of an emergency situation occurs during shift rotation, the employee reporting for the next shift is required to report for duty unless otherwise advised by his/her supervisor and the employee at work stays until he/she is relieved by the shift replacement or approved supervisor to leave.
Selectee may be subject to call back during off-duty hours on weekends and/or holidays.
Selectee is required to work on a rotating seven-day-a-week, three-shifts-per-day plan. In addition, selectee will be required to rotate on all shifts.
Overtime may be required.
Work requires frequent walking, standing, climbing, bending, crouching, and working in confined areas in and around boilers/support equipment.
Work requires frequent lifting of objects such as boiler parts and chemical supplies weighing up to 50 pounds (occasionally items weighing over 50 pounds with assistance of other worker or weight handling equipment).
Selectee may be exposed to prevailing weather conditions, high temperature, constant noise, rotating machinery, soot, dirt, grease, chemicals, bursting boilers, burns, falls, scalds, electric shock, chemicals, oil and fumes, and excessive soiling of clothing.
Selectee may be subject to cuts, bruises, and broken bones.
Must be able to wear personal type safety equipment such as ear protection, hard hat, steel-toe shoes, and other safety equipment which may be hot and uncomfortable.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.
You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position and rated as shown below. Additional points are not added for veterans preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:
Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Highly Qualified-Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.
Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
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