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).
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.
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.
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.
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