Utility Systems Repairer Operator, WG-4742-08 MP


Vacancy ID: 831664   Announcement Number: PWROPI-13-27 MP   USAJOBS Control Number: 336417300

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The Vacancy Identification Number is: 831664
1. Title of Job

Utility Systems Repairer Operator, WG-4742-08
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

08

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

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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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

Select/enter the following occupational specialty code (s) for which you are interested and will accept employment. You will not be considered for any specialty code you do not select.
001 Competitive Eligible Utility Systems Repairer Operator
002 Non-Competitive Eligible (Hawaiian Preference)-USRO

21. Geographic Availability

153300009 Kalaupapa, HI

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY UNDER MERIT PROMOTION (SCREEN OUT).

1. From the descriptions below, select the one response that best describes your eligibility to apply for this merit promotion vacancy. Read all responses before making your selection. MARK ONLY ONE RESPONSE. If you select more than one response, or leave the question blank you will be rated ineligible. If you do not meet these minimum requirements, you will be considered ineligible and will not receive consideration for this position.

A. I am a current civilian Federal employee, or have reinstatement eligibility (please include a copy of your latest SF-50 that verifies your status).
B. I am applying as a 30% or more Disabled Veteran, under the Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) or the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA).
C. I am applying based on appropriate Peace Corps service (please specify in your resume).
D. I am applying based on another appointing authority (Please specify in your resume).
E. I do not meet any of these requirements described above.

SF1 (DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM OPERATOR LICENSE)/GRADE I WATER TREATMENT OPERATORS LICENSE REQUIREMENT.

2. Choose the one statement that best describes your possession of the required license/certification.

A. I currently possess an SF1 (Distribution System Operator License)/Grade I Water Treatment Operators License/Certification.
B. I currently do not possess an SF1 (Distribution System Operator License)/Grade I Water Treatment Operators License/Certification.

ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF THE POSITION WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION (SCREEN OUT)

3. From the descriptions below, select the response that best describes your highest level of experience and training.

A. I am able to perform the most difficult and complex Utility Systems Repairer Operator duties as an expert with a high degree of independence. My experience includes the operation and maintenance of a water treatment facility. I am familiar with the monitoring requirements for potable water and wastewater. I have supervised other workers in the performance of their work.
B. I am able to perform the full range of Utility Systems Repairer/Operator duties on my own initiative under general supervision subject to occasional inspection. I have served as a work leader on complex jobs. I have experience in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment facility.
C. I am able to perform common journey-level Utility Systems Repairer/Operator duties. I have experience in the operation of a water treatment facility. Tasks assigned to me are inspected upon completion by my work leader or supervisor for conformance to requirements.
D. I am able to perform simple Utility Systems Repairer/Operator tasks as a skilled helper. I work under close supervision of a work leader or journey-level maintenance worker who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed.
E. I am able to perform simple Utility Systems Repairer/Operator tasks, but I know little or nothing about water and wastewater production and treatment. I do not have on-the-job training or experience in this area however I am willing to learn.

Knowledge of Equipment assembly, Installation, Repair

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training.

A- I know little or nothing about this task.
B- I have had study or training in this task, but I have no experience performing this task.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability performing this task, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own performing this task, under normal supervision.
E- I am an expert at this task and I am consulted by other journey persons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.

4. Monitor, repair, and maintain all facets of a water treatment facility including plumbing fixtures, service lines and valves.

5. Repair and replace hose bibs, nipples, unions, sinks, faucets, toilets, elbows, lines, tanks or valves.

6. Detect and repair minor plumbing leaks and joint leaks in sinks, toilets, drains, water lines and pipes.

7. Cut and thread galvanized pipe and PVC pipes.

8. Install, modify, repair, trouble shoot, load, and test new and existing electrical lines, circuits, systems, fixture controls and equipment.

9. Install wiring and electrical devices needed for proper and safe operation of electrical systems compliant with the National Electric Code (NEC).

10. Lay out proper routing and safe operation of electrical lines, circuits, system, equipment and controls.

Technical Practices: (Theoretical, precise, artistic)

11. Serve as the primary operator for a non-filtration water treatment facility and distribution system.

12. Conduct water quality tests and sampling procedures.

13. Apply state and federal regulations pertaining to water quality in performance of duties.

14. Operate and maintain 100 KW gensets; 50 HP pump, fuel transfer pumps and chlorinator pumps.

15. Monitor variations in operation conditions to determine appropriate adjustments to valves and gates.

16. Operate facility gate and valve controls the outflow of sludge and effluent

17. Read and interpret blueprints and specifications related to plumbing work.

18. Read and interpret blueprints and specifications related to electrical work.

19. Interpret blueprints, manufacturer's catalogues, training manuals and instruction manuals related to water treatment accurately.

20. Explain details of water treatment instructions and specifications to others.

21. Interpret schematics to determine location of maintenance lines.

Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment

22. Use and maintain plumbing tools and equipment such as torches, threaders, wrenches, snakes, pipe and tubing cutters, saws, air equipment, pliers and sewer augers.

23. Use and maintain electrical tools and equipment such as meters, fuse pullers, cutters, saws, drills, tape, lock-out /tag-out kit, ground fault interrupter(GFI) and ladders.

24. Use and maintain safety/personal protective equipment (PPE).

25. Use precision instruments to measure and regulate elements such as velocity, pressure, heat, resistance, and voltage, e.g., magnetic and differential pressure flow-meter, sonic meters, and turbidity meters.

26. Use measuring devices and test equipment such as multimeters, meggers, continuity checkers, and manometers to adjust, measure and record characteristics such as pressure, flow, vacuum, amperage and voltage.

27. Utilize measuring devices such as veneer calibers, height gauges, micrometers and dial indicators to obtain accurate dimensions and tolerances for pump repair and alignments.

Knowledge of materials.

28. Use plumbing materials such as ductile iron, copper, cast iron, plastic, steel or PVC.

29. Use common electrical materials such as wiring, wire gauge, conduit, switches, receptacles, breakers, panels, or motors.

30. Create material lists and cost estimates for electrical projects related to water treatment.

31. Create material lists and cost estimates for related to plumbing projects related to water treatment.

32. Use computers to correspond, communicate and write reports.

33. Use a database computer software program to record and track facility maintenance operations.

KALAUPAPA HANSEN'S DISEASE PATIENTS AND NATIVE HAWAIIANS PREFERENCE.

34. I am claiming preference as a Kalaupapa Hansen's Disease patient or a Native Hawaiians in accordance with PL 96-565. I will provide the required documentation, as defined in the vacancy announcement, to verify my claim of preference by the closing date.

A. Yes
B. No