Foreman I, Lineman, Electric Power (DEU)


Vacancy ID: 794850   Announcement Number: CRPA-D1301   USAJOBS Control Number: 332109700

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 794850


1. Title of Job

Foreman I, Lineman, Electric Power (DEU)


2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

The occupational specialty will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Foreman I, Lineman, Electric Power

21. Geographic Availability

The geographic location code will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are intrested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


040340012 Parker, AZ

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

WARNING STATEMENT:  Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and demonstrated capability.  You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification based on the resume, and other relevant documents you submit, as well as through verification of reference as appropriate.  Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your stated level of experience and demonstrated capability.  Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position following acceptance.

1.

Are you submitting Form BIA-4432, Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, to claim Indian Preference?

Note: You must include and upload your Form BIA-4432. As outlined in the vacancy announcement, this is the ONLY Indian Preference Verification Form that will be accepted.

A. Yes.
B. No.

2.

Are you submitting your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, to verify you are a current status employee or a former employee with Reinstatement eligibility?

Note: You must include and upload your latest SF-50 to verify transfer or reinstatement eligibility.

 

A. Yes.
B. No.

3.

Are you a veteran and submitting a DD-214, Certificate of Release or Honorable Discharge from Active Duty, to verify Veteran's Preference claimed?

Note: You must include and upload your DD-214, if claiming 5 pt. or 10 pt. preference and Standard Form 15 including the required supporting documentation, if claiming 10 pt. preference.

 

 

A. Yes.
B. No.

4. To be eligible for this position, the incumbent must have completed either: a 4-year Lineman Apprenticeship program or 8,000 hours of electrical type training equivalent to such a program to perform the task of a Foreman I, Lineman, Electric Power for an electrical utility.  Do you meet the requirement set forth in this position? 

A. Yes, I have completed a 4-year Lineman Apprenticeship program or 8,000 hours of electrical training equivalent to such a program.
B. No, I have not completed either a 4-year Apprenticeship program or 8,000 hours of electrical training equivalent to such a program.

5. The incumbent of this position will be /is required, to operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicles in the performance of duties, therefore, a valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's License is required.

 

Do you possess a valid Class "A" Commericial Driver's License?

 

A. I certify that I possess a valid Class "A" Commerical Driver's License.
B. I do not possess a valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's License.

6.

Ability to do the work of the position without normal supervision.

(Screen-Out) Your selection should be supported by the contents of your resume; otherwise, you will receive a lowered or ineligible rating. 

Description:  Ability to work independently, make decisions, plan operations, show job responsibility, exercise initiative, etc.

 

I have performed the following without more than normal supervision: ability to oversee work; make decisions, plan operations, show job responsibility, exercise initiative, with examples of work including but not limited to; making decisions on work site with regard to proceeding with assigned work; determined priorities and the most effective steps to complete assignments; maintain time schedules.

A. Yes, I have performed the tasks described above.
B. No, I have not performed the tasks described above.

7.

Ability to Lead or Supervise

(Screen-Out) Your selection should be supported by the contents of your resume; otherwise, you will receive a lowered or ineligible rating.

Description:  Ability to oversee and train subordinate supervisors, to deal objectively, but harmoniously, with workers in the hierarchy under his supervision, and to render sound supervisory decisions.

 

I have performed the following Supervising a Utility Field Crew: Supervised employees in accomplishing work; direct completion of work orders/job folders in accordance with standard procedures and established trade practices; make assignments to employees to maintain even flow of work; coordinate and schedule the utility field crew to best utilize personnel, equipment, and material to ensure an uninterrupted power supply to consumers; independently plan and carry out projects according to policy and procedure; Provide on-the-job training for employees by means of personal instructions, literatures; i.e., pamphlets and training manuals; support management of ethics in regards to conduct & discipline issues.  

A. Yes. I have performed the duties described above.
B. No, I have not performed the duties described above.

Knowledge of Electrical Equipment

Description: Knowledge of installation, malfunction, operation, and methods of adjustment or alignment of special equipment, machines, structures, functional equipment, and component parts.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I know little or nothing about this.
B- I have had study or training in this.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
E- I am consulted by other journeypersons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.

8. Used transmission systems such as: circuit breakers, capacitors, switches, voltage regulators and line construction equipment.

9. Used underground/overhead distribution systems such as: distribution transformers, circuit breakers, reclosers, capacitors, sectionalizers, line construction equipment, switches and voltage regulators.

Theory and Instruments (Electrical and Electronic), Used in Shop & Trade Practices

Description: Knowledge of electrical and electronic theory and instruments.

10.

Use basic principles of electricity as relating to alternating current, single and multi phase.

11.

Use basic principles of electricity as they apply to the properties of conductive material in series and parallel circuits. 

12.

Use basic principles of electricity as related to voltage drop problems, wire size selection and ampacity.

13.

Use basic principles of electricity as related to transformer connections.

14.

Use electrical test equipment such as: current/volt meters, phasing meters, meggers, watt meters, hi-pot, doble, circuit breaker analyzers and fault locators etc.

Technical Practices

 

Description:  Ability to do the theoretical, precise, and/or artistic work.

15.

Use utility industry accepted principles, practices, and techniques in constructing and maintaining high voltage transmission equipment and systems from 69,000 volts up to 230,000 volts.

16.

Use utility industry accepted principles, practices, and techniques in operating high voltage transmission equipment and systems from 69,000 volts up to 230,000 volts.

17.

Use utility industry accepted principles, practices, and techniques in constructing and maintaining overhead distribution equipment and systems up to 15,000 volts.

18.

Use utility industry accepted principles, practices, and techniques in operating overhead distribution equipment and systems up to 15,000 volts.

19.

Apply utility industry accepted principles, practices, and techniques in constructing and maintaining underground distribution equipment and systems up to 15,000 volts.

20.

Use utility industry accepted principles, practices, and techniques in operating underground distribution equipment and systems up to 15,000 volts.

21.

Use utility industry accepted principles, practices, and techniques in constructing and maintaining equipment and circuits in high voltage substations, switchyards, and other electrical facilities.

22.

Use instructions, safety manuals, schematics, specifications, and switching diagrams in regards to the operations, maintenance, construction and modifications of transmission and distribution systems.

Ability to use electrical drawings

Description: Ability to read and interpret circuit diagrams, electrical blueprints, schematics and ability to respond to frequent changes in instructions and specifications.

23.

Work with electrical utility systems diagrams/drawings and instruction manuals using various voltage levels of transmission and distribution lines in their construction and modification.

24.

Work with electrical utility systems diagrams/drawings and instruction manuals using various voltage levels of transmission and distribution lines in their operation and maintenance.

25.

Work from schematic/wiring diagrams, manufacturer’s instructions, following oral or written instructions.

26.

Develop red line wiring diagrams and schematics when field changes are made.

Ability to Use & Maintain Hand Tools, Aerial Lifts & Bucket Trucks (electrical work).

Description:  Able to use and maintain handtools in electrical work.

27.

Use common standard hand tools such as: pliers, saws, drills, wire cutters, hydraulic bender and pipe threaders.

28.

Use line maintenance equipment, such as: rubber gloves, blankets, line covers, spreaders, hot sticks, cable splicers, climbing gear and man lift.

29.

Use heavy duty utility maintenance equipment, such as: bucket truck, line truck, back hoe, tampers and wire pulling equipment.

Trouble Shooting (Electrical Utility)

Description: Ability to read in interpret circuit diagrams, electrical blueprints, and schematics.

30.

Inspect and locate trouble in electrical equipment and circuits including all associated materials, electrical devices and components on transmission systems.

31.

Inspect and locate trouble in electrical equipment and circuits including all associated materials, electrical devices and components on underground/overhead distributions systems.

32.

Diagnose and repair various types of electrical utility equipment and systems following guidelines and techniques.

Dexterity & Safety

Description: Ability to work in hazardous situations avoiding injury to self and others by using safety devices and precautions.

33.

Comply with safety rules and regulations as they apply to the National Electric Code (NEC), National Electric Safety Code (NESC), Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Standards, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and all other applicable safety standards.

34.

Comply with safe clearance procedures in performing switching in high voltage substations, switchyards, transmission and distribution facilities.

35.

Perform safety techniques for working on energized and de-energized equipment employing rubber gloves and hot stick techniques.

36.

Perform work safely from heights up to 80 feet.

37.

Conduct daily meeting on items such as: procedure, safety, work, maintenance, construction, systems, and equipment.

38.

Conduct weekly safety meetings items such as: procedure, safety, work, maintenance, construction, systems, and equipment.

39.

VERIFICATION STATEMENT:  As previously explained, your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit.  Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings.  Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position/agency during the probation period.  Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy.  By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you:  1) Understand this warning; 2) Have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy; 3) Verify that your responses accurately describes your current level of experience and capability.

 

Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for this position:

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.

Applicant's Responsibility
It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume, veterans or Indian preference documentation, assessment questions and answers, and SF 50s) is received and is accurate.