Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic Job for the Western Area Power Administration
(See Frequently Asked Questions for more information).Where would I be working?Western Area Power AdministrationDesert Southwest Region, Maintenance,Protection & Communication Maintenance, Protection & Control (G5300)Multiple Duty Location(s):(1 vacancy)615 S. 43rd AvenuePhoenix, AZ 85009(1 vacancy)Parker Dam SubstationHwy 95Parker Dam, CA 92267(2 vacancies)Gila SubstationP.O.Box 2795Yuma, AZ 85366(1 vacancy)Mead SubstationP.O.
Box 11202051 S. Buchanan Blvd.Boulder City, NV 89005Where will I be on the pay scale?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).
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 must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess those described below.
1. Ability to do the work of a Meter and Relay Craftsman without greater than normal supervision (install and commission, or maintain and repair, protective relay equipment and/or polyphase revenue metering equipment associated with power system distribution or transmission systems.)2.
Knowledge and ability to use tools and specialized equipment and procedures to maintain and test power system metering, control, and protective relay equipment.
3. Knowledge of electrical theory and instruments and ability to do troubleshooting.4.
Ability to read and understand electrical drawings and instruction manuals.CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section and score 80 or above."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.
All U.S. CitizensThis position is also advertised to status candidates as a Merit Promotion announcement, vacancy PMA-18-WG-77-MP.