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General Job Information
Agency: Department of General Services
"Pay Plan, Series & Grade: RW-2805-10
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by AFGE 631 and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.
Opening date: August 30, 2013
Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Number of Vacancies: One (1)
First Screening Date: September 13, 2013
Salary Range: $23.19 - $30.48 per hour
Tour of Duty: Varying Shifts; Sunday - Saturday. The incumbent is subject to emergency calls, seven (7) days a week, twenty-four (24) hours a day.
Promotion Potential: None
Duration of Appointment: Career
Brief Description of Duties: This position is located in the Department of General Services (DGS). This position functions as an Electrician, and as such performs the full range of work, such as installing, modifying, repairing, troubleshooting (tracing and location defects), loading, and testing new and existing electrical lines, circuits, systems, fixtures, controls, and equipment.
Installs, maintains, modifies repairs, loads, and tests, electric systems, circuits and devices, fixtures, controls, distribution panels and outlets boxes, as well as a wide variety of electrical fixtures, tools, and appliances. Using maintenance schedules, inspection reports, and/or work orders, performs maintenance services, diagnoses systems or equipment malfunction and repairs as necessary. Determines and installs wiring, conduits, fixtures, transformers, and other electrical devices in the size, type, and arrangement needed for proper and safe operation of electrical systems, circuits and equipment. Works from building plans, blueprints, wiring diagrams, engineering drawings, and electrical maintenance and repair manuals to plan and layout the routine, placement, type, size, gauge, balance, load continuity, and proper and safe operation of electrical lines, circuits, systems, equipment, and controls. Cuts and/or drills holes in ceilings, walls, and floors, through which conduits or cables are to pass. Works with electrical power on from light fixtures, unless the system being worked on is motor controlled. Inspects, maintains, cleans, repairs, tests, and adjusts electrical buzzer and hell circuits, light sockets, lighting fixtures, fans, switches, office and heating appliances, fire alarms, clocks, rheostats, thermostats, and electrical drills, grinders and shop equipment. In addition, repairs hot plates, curling irons, hair dryers, ranges, refrigerators, sterilizers, air compressors, etc. Repairs include replacing fan belts, coils, heating elements, cords, assemblies, plugs, wiring, timers, gears, agitators, switches, motors, magnetic starters and starter coils, panel boxes, etc. Tests and documents duplex receptacles throughout the Area 5 Facility Portfolio; and tests ground monitor equipment for critical care areas. Repairs and adjust electric motors on sump pump and condensate pumps, exhaust fans, etc., by disassembling, testing parts, replacing brushes and centrifugal switches.
Education Requirement: High School Diploma or equivalent.
Basic Requirements: A DC Journeyman or Master Electrician License is required. A valid motor driver's license is required.
Time-in-Grade Restrictions: Time in grade restrictions must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
Submission of Ranking Factors: The following ranking factors will be used in the evaluation process. All applicants MUST respond to the ranking factors. Please respond specifically to the ranking factor(s) by either typing directly into the free form area provided or by pasting from a text document. Please describe specific incidents of sustained achievements from your experience that show evidence of the level at which you are applying. You may refer to any experience, education, training, awards, outside activities, etc. that include the degree to which you possess the job related knowledge, skills and abilities described in the ranking factors. The information given in response to the ranking factors should be complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO ALL RANKING FACTORS WILL ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.
Ranking Factor #1: Describe your knowledge of the operation and installation of a variety of complete electrical systems and equipment, such as series, parallel, and compound circuits for single and multiple phase alternating current of varying voltage, amperage, and frequency; wiring systems in industrial complexes and in buildings; and power or regulating control and control circuits.
Ranking Factor #2: Describe your knowledge and ability to use all tools and testing equipment as required in the performance of electric oil burner and elevator jobs.
Ranking Factor #3: Describe your knowledge and ability to read blueprints and follow instructions. Skill in planning and laying-out work details; instructing in craft techniques, D. C. Electrical Code, Police and Fire Regulations; studying and interpreting circuit schematics, drawings, wiring diagrams, blueprints, etc.
Conditions of Employment
Physical Effort: Incumbent climb stairs, ladder, scaffolds, lifting and carrying heavy equipment and materials.
Working Conditions: The work is performed inside, outside, and in all kinds of weather; in areas that are dusty, dirty, greasy, and noisy; and is occasionally exposed to the possibility of electrical shock, burns, cuts and bruises.
Displaced Employee Priority Placement: Eligibles for the District of Columbia's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) and Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) will be given priority consideration for this position if found qualified.
Employee Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the District of Columbia government's retirement plan. However, if selectee was previously employed in the District of Columbia government under an appointment for which he/she was eligible for Civil Service Retirement (CSR), contributions to CSR will resume upon re-employment.
A person applying for a position in the Career Service, Educational Service, Management Supervisory Service, an attorney position in the Legal Service (series 905) other than in the Senior Executive Attorney Service (SEAS), who is a bona fide District resident AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Information to Applicants
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of or a plea of guilty to a violation of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Other Information: This position has been designated as an essential position.
Other Information: The incumbent in this position is required to undergo and successfully pass a Criminal Background Investigation and Drug and Alcohol test as mandated by Title II of the Child and Youth Health and Safety Omnibus Act of 2004. The incumbent will be required to take random drug test.
Other Information: The incumbent in this position is required to undergo and successfully pass a Criminal Background investigation and drug and alcohol test as mandated by the Title II of the Child and Youth Health Omnibus Act of 2004. The incumbent will be required to take random drug and alcohol test.
How to Apply
Where to Apply (Judiciary Square): Applications must be submitted online. You can obtain assistance by visiting the D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) Job Center located in the South Lobby at 441 4th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 or by visiting one of our partner agencies. Career Opportunities Site Locations All questions and inquiries should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore a DC 2000 job application or online job application is required to be submitted.
Posting Cancellation: A non-competitive selection of an eligible candidate from the Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) or the District's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) will result in the cancellation of this announcement.
How to Apply:
- Applications for this vacancy announcement must be submitted online at www.dchr.dc.gov for consideration.
- It is recommended for applicants to use the following web browsers when completing an application: Internet Explorer 8 (or a later version) and Firefox 4.2 (or a later version).
- Applicants are encouraged to save application information frequently, minimally every 20 minutes, to avoid loss of data.
- Please visit www.dchr.dc.gov to locate partner agencies and community based organizations that provide computer and internet access.
EEO Statement: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the Office of Human Resources Only.