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Utility Systems Repairer-Operator


  • Duties
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    About the Position:
    This position is located at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Directorate of Public Works (DPW), Operations and Maintenance Division. The Public Works Directorate at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, leads the industry in providing exceptional infrastructure, resource, and facility management services. We are the preferred service provider to all our customers and a resource for innovation worldwide. We actively partner with other providers to form strategic alliances that provide the highest value for our customers. Our workforce is a proactive, motivated and highly trained team; delivering services efficiently, ethically, and with pride in ownership in all we do.
    For additional information about Joint Base Lewis-McChord Mission and Vision, please visit the following link:http://www.lewis-mcchord.army.mil/index.html

    The southern Puget Sound Region of Western Washington. The installation is less than an hour from Seattle and Sea Tac International Airport. The majestic Mount Rainier, Cascade Mountains and Pacific Ocean beaches are favorite summer and weekend destinations. Nearby Tacoma, a city of over 200,000, has wonderful restaurants and shopping centers. Downtown Tacoma has several attractions Tacoma Campus, Pacific Lutheran University, University of Puget Sound, St. Martins College, and Evergreen to include History, Art, and Class Museums, and wonderful café-type eateries. Also located in nearby areas are several local colleges and universities for continuing education to include University of Washington-State College.

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    Responsibilities

    • Observe safety regulations and procedures pertaining to water treatment.
    • Operates, repairs, and maintains all components of a water treatment plant and distribution and storage system including the plant, operating wells, covered reservoirs, a booster station with elevated tower, and small well water systems,
    • Troubleshoot problems to advise supervisor of repairs needed on equipment located at the plant.
    • Maintain prescribed water pressure throughout the system to provide water for consumption.
    • Maintain components of a water treatment plant, distribution and storage system.
    • Collect water samples & analyzes for temperature, pH, chlorine residual, fluoride content, hardness, alkalinity and other chemical or physical characteristics.


    Travel Required
    Not required

    Supervisory status
    No

  • Job family (Series)
    4742 Utility Systems Repairing-Operating

  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
    • The duties of this position require the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid state Driver's License in one of the 50 U.S. states or possessions to operate vehicles.
    • This position requires to obtain and maintain a valid Washington State Water Distribution Manager (WDM) II Certification and a valid Washington State Water Distribution Manager III Certification within 12 months of employment.
    • This position requires a valid Washington State Water Treatment Plant I Certification.
    • This position requires the completion of a pre-employment Physical Examination and an annual examination thereafter to ensure the continued, required level of physical health and ability or fitness to perform the duties of the position.
    • This position has a requirement to lift up to 50 lbs. in the regular performance of duties.
    • This position requires a drug test.
    • This position the employee will be expected to make every attempt to report for duty on time and /or remain on duty during severe weather conditions.
    • Annual leave will not be granted during these conditions expect for the most compelling reasons. Overtime may be required on short notice.
    • The duties of this position require the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid forklift license within 18 months of entry.

    Qualifications
    Who May Apply: US Citizens

    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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.

    Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a(n) Utility Systems Repairer-Operator~ without more than normal supervision. The ability to perform common duties as a Utility Systems Repairer-Operator (Water Treatment Plant). I am skilled in in operation and maintenance of a Water Treatment Plant, Storage System, Wells and associated equipment. - Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.

    • Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision Screen Out
    • Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprinting reading)
    • Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
    • Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
    • Knowledge of Materials
    • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
    • Use of Measuring Instruments
    • PHYSICAL EFFORT
    Occasionally opens and closes heavy valves and lifts heavy equipment and tools. Sometimes works in strained positions while cleaning equipment. Continuously walks up and down stairs and around the plant while checking equipment. Frequently handles objects weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally heavier.
    • WORKING CONDITIONS
    Works both inside and outside. Is subject to damp and varied weather conditions for substantial amounts of time. Is exposed to infections or diseases while cleaning equipment or handling biosolids. Is exposed to danger of asphyxiation and injury from contact with wastewater, storm water, gas and fumes. Severe injuries may result from falls into open tanks. May be required to wear a respirator or breathing apparatus and safety harness. Must be familiar with and utilize confined space entry procedures.
    • WORK SCHEDULE
    Shift hours are from 0700-1730 Monday - Thursday, 4-10's.

    Education
    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
    • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) 29 position.
    • You may claim military spouse preference.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
    • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
    • Permanent change of station (PCS) allowances are authorized, but DoD National Relocation Program (DNRP) services are not authorized.
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website .


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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
    • Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
    • Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
    • Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.


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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Public Trust - Background Investigation

  • Required Documents
    Help Required Documents

    The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External) .

    As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    1. Your resume:
    • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
    • For additional information see: What to include in your resume .
    2. Other supporting documents:
    • Cover Letter, optional
    • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
    NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

  • Benefits
    Help Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    Help How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section above.

    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 04/17/2018 to receive consideration
    • To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application ( https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10177103 ).
    • Follow the prompts to select your résumé and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    • After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
    • You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
    • It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
    • Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.
    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/ .

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

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    Agency contact information Army Applicant Help Desk

    Phone
    (000)000-0000
    Email
    [email protected]

    Address

    EU-APF-W12KAA JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD
    DO NOT MAIL
    Tacoma, WA
    US

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    Next steps

    If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

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    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
    Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

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    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

    Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
    • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.


    You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov . For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/495599000 . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Company
Army Installation Management Command
Posted
04/06/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, US