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U.S. Army Medical Command High Voltage Electrician in Tacoma, Washington

Summary About the position: This position is located in the Facilities Management Division at Madigan Army Medical Center. The primary purpose of this position is to perform common Journeyman Level High Voltage Electrician task such as maintaining and operating 13,800 KV Electrical Distribution and Generation Equipment with skill in splicing wires, sealing connections, pulling in conductors, bus bar assembly, and clean Air and Vacuum clad circuit breakers. Responsibilities Construct and install rigid and thin wall conduits. Test, troubleshoot, maintain and repair all parts of distribution system, generating system and controlling equipment including load, transformers, switches, and cable connections. Locates and corrects causes of power outages Plan, lay-out, install, modify, test, maintain, and repair a variety of fixtures, hardware and equipment including transformers, generators, insulators, breakers, fuses, conductors, etc. Installs, alters, and replaces generation and distribution equipment in power distribution systems, substations, transformer vaults. Distribute and control electrical energy through the primary electrical distribution system, connected to a commercial power source. Reading circuit drawings and diagrams to identify electrical problems. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a High Voltage Electrician without more than normal supervision to perform common High Voltage Electrician tasks which include diagnosing and determining corrective action for electric power-controlling distribution and generation equipment. Ability to splice wires, seal connections, pull in conductors, assemble bus bars, phase out and connect conductors. (Note: Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.) Ability To Do The Work Of The position Without More Than Normal SupervisionAbility To Use and Maintain Hand Tools (Electrical Work)Ability To Use Electrical DrawingsKnowledge of Electrical EquipmentTechnical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)Theory and Instruments (Electrical Electronic) Used in Shop and Trade PracticesTrouble shooting (electrical) Physical Effort: Work involves lifting and carrying weights up to 50 pounds, kneeling, stooping, crouching and standing for long periods of time. Uses coordination of eyes, hands, legs, and body to install, repair, and test electrical equipment in confined spaces such as manholes or enclosed switch gear, or in structures such as overhead bus and conduit assemblies. Climbs ladders in accomplishing work. Working Conditions: Work indoors and outdoors. Is exposed to heat and noise in power plants, to extremes of weather when outside. Subject to the possibility of high-voltage electric shock, burns, broken bones, cuts and bruises from working around high voltage equipment. Education Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 29 - Installation Management position. You may claim military spouse preference. If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 90 days beyond the closing date of this announcement.

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