Electrician


Vacancy ID: 801235   Announcement Number: NE22805-10-801235LV514600   USAJOBS Control Number: 333241000

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The Vacancy Identification Number is:  801235
1. Title of Job

Electrician
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

Have you received any Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) from the Federal Government within the last 5 years?


8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

10

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

List any campaign badges and/or expeditionary medals received.  Examples:  Southwest Asia Service Medal Purple Heart, etc (limited to 300 characters)
15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

If currently active duty in the U.S. Military, provide anticipated date of separation/retirement or start of terminal leave (mm/dd/yyyy):


Type of Discharge and/or anticipated Type of Discharge:

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If retired because of a service connected disability, transferred to the permanent disability retirement list, or currently receiving compensation for a service connected disability, indicate the percentage of the disability:


Date of your last VA Letter or other Armed Forces Disability Letter (mm/dd/yyyy):


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

001 Electrician

21. Geographic Availability

440150005 Newport, RI

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Please accurately identify your level of experience and demonstrated capability when completing this questionnaire as your responses, resume and supporting documents will be reviewed for accuracy. You will be asked at the end of this questionnaire to certify your entire application as true and accurate.

The following section is used to determine your eligibility for appointment and referral consideration. Please indicate those eligibilities for which you are eligible and would like to be considered. You will only be considered under eligibilities that you select and provide requested supporting information either below or within your resume. If you do not meet at least one of the eligibilities below, you are not eligible to be considered for this position. For additional information, definitions and supporting documentation requirements see the list of appointing eligibilities listed at http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ApplicantChecklist_Merit.pdf.  Please note that documentation (e.g., SF-50’s or DD-214s) will be requested if you are selected to verify your eligibility.

1. Current Department of the Navy Civilian Employee within UIC 00124 - I am currently employed as a permanent career or career-conditional (Tenure 1 or 2 in box 24 of SF-50) employee in the competitive service (will show a 1 in box 34 of SF-50); within at the Naval War College, UIC 00124.  Note: Your resume must include your position title, pay plan, series, grade level, agency worked for and dates of employment for all applicable federal work experiences.

A. Yes
B. No

2. PPP Military Spouse - I am registered in the DoD Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference Program (Program S) for the series, grade and location covered by this announcement.

A. Yes
B. Not applicable

Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you:

o understand this statement
o have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy, and
o verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability

1. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the 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.

2. Select the one statement that best describes your highest level of experience as it relates to your ability to perform the duties of the Electrician, WG-2805-10, position.

A. I have read and worked from electrical or electromechanical blueprints, manufacturers manuals, and schematics to test, install and repair electrical equipment (i.e., motors and controls) in shops or industrial/commercial areas. I have used this information to plan and lay out work and determine work sequence. I have troubleshot problems in circuit diagrams used to install and replace generators, motors and motor controllers, transformers, switchboxes, circuit breakers, etc., on single phase or multiphase circuits in commercial (non-residential) buildings. I have skill in using a variety of hand tools and portable power tools, such as screw drivers, pliers, wire cutters, strippers, drills, soldering irons, and manual or power conduit benders and threaders, and some test equipment (i.e., multimeters, meggers, test lamps, and ammeters).
B. I have worked from blueprints, wiring diagrams, drawings and manuals to plan and lay out routing, location, type, size, gauges, load, and safe operation of lines, circuits, systems and equipment in commercial buildings. I have removed, and/or relocated electrical and electronic components and wiring to facilitate the installation of new or non-conventional electrical power and related equipment by routing and connecting wiring to new or existing electrical or electronic systems, components, and/or equipment. I have aligned, adjusted, and performed final operational testing on electrical systems and paralleling generator units, and have set the voltages on AC invertors, AC/DC systems and/or generators. I have experience diagnosing problems and determining a remedy when overall knowledge of an entire electrical system is necessary in order to correct a malfunction, with possibility of damage to equipment if incorrectly handled. I also have performed work assisting other trade workers in accordance with specific instructions.
C. I have worked from blueprints, wiring diagrams, drawings and manuals to plan and lay out routing, location, type, size, gauges, load, and safe operation of lines, circuits, systems and equipment for commercial buildings. Under close supervision, I have removed electrical and electronic components and wiring to facilitate the installation of new or non-conventional electrical power and related equipment by routing and connecting wiring to new or existing electrical or electronic systems, components, and/or equipment.
D. I have assisted a journey worker in preparing a work area by getting tools and supplies, carrying materials, and lifting and holding material in place during installation in commercial buildings. I have operated simple hand tools to remove fixtures and plates. I have cleared work area of debris and kept tools clean and lubricated.
E. My training or experience is not reflected in the above statements.

For each of the items below, select the one statement that most accurately describes your training and experience using the scale provided.

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.

3. Install outlets, relays, switches, or fixtures in existing electrical systems

4. Install and/or repair wiring systems in office buildings.

5. Repair fixtures such motor controllers by replacing contacts

6. Install electrical equipment operated on low voltages

7. Install and/or repair electrical equipment (e.g., adjustable voltage drives, automatic or remote control switchgear, voltage regulators) to ensure proper and safe operation

8. Repair low voltage (e.g., 110/220/440 volt, 120/240/480 volt) electrical equipment on alternating currents.

9. Apply knowledge of electrical principles (e.g., alternating current [AC], direct current [DC] theory to safely perform electrical work).

10. Install new electrical lines, circuits, or associated fixtures in a building's electrical system.

11. Repair existing electrical lines, circuits, or systems in control equipment.

12. Setup electrical systems equipment by arranging the wiring, conduits, couplings, fittings, relays, boxes, and/or circuit breakers to insure proper and safe operation.

13. Plan and lay out the routing, placement, and arrangement of circuits, controls and equipment for industrial, or similarly complex, systems.

14. Follow common circuit diagrams used in installing or replacing generators, motors, or transformers in single phase circuits and distribution panels.

15. Work from building plans and/or blueprints to determine placement of electrical circuits or equipment

16. Remove or relocate electronic components and wiring to facilitate the installation of electronic equipment.

17. Review wiring diagrams or engineering drawings to plan electrical routing and placement.

18. Interpret the National Electrical Code to electrical installation or repair work.

19. Use pliers, screw drivers, and/or files to install, maintain, or repair wiring.

20. Use wire strippers and/or wire cutters for wiring installations.

21. Use voltage readers in the repair of electrical wiring.

22. Create a custom part to repair faulty wiring systems using tools (e.g., soldering irons, torches, and/or rigid conduit tools [bending, hickey, or pipe vise]).

23. Recognize defects in electrical systems (e.g., overheating motors or transformers, broken wires, and blown fuses).

24. Trace problems (e.g., grounded or short circuited wiring, defective relays, ballasts, or transformers) on motors or equipment to correct issues.

25. Troubleshoot problems (e.g., loose or worn wiring, blown fuses, defective safety switches or circuit breakers) to repair power distribution panels

26. Use knowledge of electrical systems and components to determine where serious damage or injury would result from improper use