Western Area Power Administration Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic (Meter and Relay) in Loveland, Colorado
If you are not currently a Western journeyman in the occupation advertised, you will receive entry-level pay with the possibility of promotion to full journeyman status after meeting certification and performance requirements (generally within 3-6 months).
Maintain, repair, modify, program, install and commission power system substation protection control, monitoring and metering equipment. Maintain, repair, install, program, and test revenue metering equipment, including electronic and microprocessor based kilowatthour meters, digital demand recorders, panel meters, transducers, and instrument transformers. Maintain, repair, install, program, and test control equipment used in controlling substation equipment.
Conditions of Employment
You must be a United States Citizen
This employer participates in the e-Verify program
See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements
You must have journeyman-level ability in the duties of a Meter and Relay Craftsman as described in KSA #1.You must meet all the qualification and eligibility requirements for the position by the closing date of the announcement.ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTSYour application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following abilities. You are NOT required to provide a separate narrative written response. Rather, you mustdescribe in your applicationhow your past work experience demonstrates that you possess those describedbelow. Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)
Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
Use of Test Equipment: Electronics
Theory of Electronics
Ability To Use Hand and Power Tools -Electronics
Trouble shooting (Electronic Equipment)
Ingenuity (Ability To Suggest and Apply New Methods) CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section."Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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.You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
For this position, education cannot be substituted for experience.
More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year. All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register. If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.
If selected for this position, your appointment is contingent upon completion of OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment, during the pre-employment process
If selected, you will be required to complete a questionnaire and are subject to a criminal background check to determine suitability for Federal employment before appointment
If you are tentatively selected for this position, you will be required to have a physical examination that will determine whether you are qualified to perform the duties of the position. An offer of employment will depend upon your successfully passing the physical examination.
This position requires completion of an annual medical examination at Federal expense.
You must test negative for illegal drugs before placement in the position, and will be subject to random drug testing thereafter. If a determination of the use of illegal drugs is confirmed, non-selection or disciplinary action, up to and including removal from Federal service, may result.
You must have a valid driver's license.
You will be required to possess a pair of fully-encased safety-toed footwear meeting the standard ASTM F 2413-05 upon reporting to work.
This position may be required to work overtime.
The selectee for this position may be eligible to receive a recruitment or relocation incentive. You will need to sign an employment agreement to be eligible for this incentive.