Elevator Mechanic


Vacancy ID: 805207   Announcement Number: PH-JP-13-805207   USAJOBS Control Number: 333331400

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1. Title of Job

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2. Biographic Data

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4. Work Information

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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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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 Competitive (All U.S. Citizens)

21. Geographic Availability

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99MTRO012 Washington DC Metro Area, DC

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Thank you for your interest in an Elevator Mechanic position with the Department of Justice.
We will evaluate your resume and your responses to this Assessment Questionnaire to determine if you are among the best qualified for this position. Your responses are subject to verification. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit this questionnaire.

1. Select the one statement that best describes the experience you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform Elevator Mechanic work to ensure the physical and operating characteristics are within acceptable standards, specifications, or contractual requirements (screen-out element).

A. I am considered and expert and am able to give technical direction to workers at the next lower level. Have the ability to determine proper operations when difficult and questionable phases of malfunction are found. Typical experience includes, replacing and adjusting all defective parts as required by dismantling, repairing, and then reassembling. Adjusting power generators, motors, control components; doors control assemblies and associated hardware; sheaves, bearings, conductors, power relays and all other equipment in hatchway and control rooms.
B. I am able to do any common job, solely based on my judgment and initiative, without the need for special advice. I perform the full range of Elevator Mechanic services including troubleshooting varied types of high-speed electronic dispatching and scheduling systems. Diagnose power and timing troubles in high speed elevator operational systems as needed and align and balance the power amplitude, polarity, or differential of computerized memory circuits and components in multi-voltage elevator systems.
C. I am able to able to do routine jobs without assistance, but needs assistance for jobs which demand application of this knowledge in order to solve new problems. Typical assignments include the routine repair and maintenance of elevator systems, dumbwaiters, leveling ramps, or escalators powered by one or two speed systems; interpreting schematic wiring diagrams in order to identify failures or inefficient operations; and making adjustments to all types of people and equipment moving systems.
D. I am able to perform simple electrical repair tasks, but I know little or nothing about elevator mechanic work. I do not have the on-the-job training or experience in the area.

2. Applicants must undergo a medical suitability exam and be medically suitable to perform essential functions of the position efficiently and without hazard to themselves and others. Are you willing to undergo a thorough medical suitability examination?

A. Yes, I am willing to undergo a thorough medical suitability examination.
B. No, I am not willing to undergo a thorough medical suitability examination.

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.

3. Modify all types of elevator circuits to improve operations or correct circuit design error.

4. Replace faulty circuits and electronic components with original replacement parts or recommended substitutes.

5. Re-set out-of-phase clearances, settings, voltage pull-in and drop-out rates.

6. Apply various tests to diagnose power and timing troubles in high speed elevator systems.

7. Align and balance the power amplitude in multi-voltage elevator systems as required.

8. Simulate elevator runs (i.e. start -to running speed and slow down-to stop) to tune up all reworked control and drive systems.

9. Serve as technical expert based on knowledge of materials for lower level employees.

10. Select proper materials for use in testing, adjusting, repairing, aligning and balancing components.

11. Substitute materials as needed to complete assignments.

12. Determine proper operations when difficult and questionable phases of malfunction are found.

13. Make adjustments on equipment to operating tolerances.

14. Perform diversified work with tools and equipment, to include maintaining close dimensions and avoiding damage to work.

15. Respond to frequent design changes and other directives concerning elevator mechanic repair procedures.

16. Use judgment and experience to work out details from specifications that are incomplete and general.

17. Interpret instruction concerning operations performed by a group of workers, so as to explain to or direct them.

18. Adjust elevator control and drive systems using test meters and trade tools.

19. Set car operations within predetermined limits to meet a variety of traffic situations.

20. Test instruments such as oscilloscope, signal generator, recording meter, event recorder, or thermograph.