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High Voltage Electrician – New Cumberland Defense Logistics Center, Pennsylvania
Defense Logistics Agency, Department of Defense
Job ID: 161506Start Date: 10/10/2019End Date: 10/21/2019
To qualify for a High Voltage Electrician your resume and supporting documentation must support:
Applicants will be rated in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standard for Trades and Labor Occupations. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties at the level for which you are applying. Emphasis is placed on how you gained the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time, and that you have the required ability or potential to perform the job. Applicants who do not meet the screen-out element (SOE) will be eliminated from further competition. Selective Placement Factor: Must have a valid state driver’s license and Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL). Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Physical Effort: Performs moderately heavy lifting, pulling, and carrying of equipment and material weighing up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift or pull heavy cables and equipment weighing more than 50 pounds with the help of weight handling equipment or with assistance from other workers. Uses block and tackle, pulleys, and other lifting devices. Required to crouch, stand, kneel, and stoop while installing, repairing, and testing electrical equipment in confined spaces. Works above ground from aerial bucket trucks and poles, at ground level, and in trenches, and manholes. Work requires bending stooping, climbing, and standing for long periods while installing, repairing, and testing electrical equipment in manholes and overhead distribution lines. Working Conditions: Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Exposed to danger form explosions of equipment and cables in manholes and vaults, as well as danger from high voltage electrical shock, burns from solder, broken bones, cuts, and bruises. Exposed to heat and noise when working in substations or power-generating facilities. Exposed to extremes of weather when working outdoors, and to unpleasant odors and wet slippery surfaces when working in manholes. Subject to electrical burns while working around high voltage electrical lines, broken bones from falls from poles, and strains from awkward work positions. Exposed to chemicals such as insulating oil from transformers and oil switches. Uses protective devices such as ear plugs, safety hats, and nonconductive gloves and footwear. Emergency Essential: The incumbent of this position has been designated as an emergency employee. The term “Emergency Employee” is used to designate those employees who must report to work in emergency situations. Emergency dismissal or closure announcements do not apply to these employees. The employees who occupy these positions may be required to report for duty in any situation that prevents significant numbers of employees in the local area from reporting for work on time or which requires agencies to close all or part of their activities.
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