The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for an Electrician in Multiple Locations Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Electrician – Multiple Locations
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 249218Start Date: 04/23/2020End Date: 05/13/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements: Electric Drawings Electrical Equipment Technical Practices Troubleshooting (Electronic Equipment) Use and Maintain Hand Tools (Electrical Work) 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: Considerable walking, standing, bending and stooping are necessary in the performance of the majority of duties. Incumbent is required to climb and work from ladders; reach above their head; and at times to work in small cramped spaces. The incumbent must be capable of lifting and carrying the necessary batteries, tools, and supplies and other equipment needed to complete the assignment but not limited to 40 lbs in weight. Employee may be exposed to toxic fumes, gases, and airborne particles in the performance of duties. This exposure may adversely affect pulmonary function. The wearing of a protective respirator that will reduce the possibility of pulmonary damage is mandatory when working in areas where toxic exposure is a possibility. OSHA requirements mandate that the employees required to use a respirator NOT have a beard, and pass a baseline pulmonary function test prior to use of a respirator.
Working Conditions: Incumbent must be able to work in close areas and much of the work is done inside a shop where the individual is subject to cuts and cruises from hand and power tools, and susceptible to danger from flying particles. Falls are a potential hazard when working on lifts, ladders, etc. Incumbent is susceptible to high levels of noise from equipment, machinery, and tools. Incumbent will use proper protective devices when working in these areas.
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