Where would I be working? Western Area Power Administration, Desert Southwest Region, Maintenance,
Transmission Lines & Substation Maintenance (G5200)Multiple duty locations:1 Davis Dam
Bullhead City, AZ 864292288 North Arizona Boulevard
Coolidge, AZ 85128815 S. 43rd Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 850099600 East Araby-Blaisdell Road
Yuma, AZ 85365Where 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).
Install, construct, commission, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair equipment in high voltage switchyards, substations, communication facilities and power operations centers. This includes:–Power, distribution, grounding, phase shifting, and instrument transformers; oil, air, vacuum and gas circuit breakers; reclosers; circuit switchers; step voltage regulators; reactor and capacitor banks, motor and manually operated disconnecting switches; air compressors; uninterruptible power supply (UPS) equipment, alternate power systems, stand-by generators, transfer switches; batteries and battery chargers; motors; contactors and motor control switchgear; relays, indicating and recording instruments, condition monitoring devices, control switches, and related equipment; lighting and miscellaneous power distribution equipment; wire and cable raceway systems, and station groundings.Substation station service systems, station grounding systems, a.c. and d.c. distribution and control system wiring, terminate, splice, direct bury high voltage cable up to 34.5 kV. Install and wire equipment on switchboards, control panels, relay panels, and in all types of electrical enclosures. Work from schematic and wiring diagrams, control board physical layouts, manufacturer’s instructions, oral and written instructions. Mark up wiring diagrams and schematics when field changes are made. Safely operate vehicles up to 10,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVWR) and vehicles of larger GVWR rating as required by specific job location. Heavy equipment associated with substation maintenance which may include utility trucks, skid steers, trenchers, tractor trailer combinations, back hoes, aerial man lifts, loaders, diggers, cranes, snow vehicles and snow plows normally used in construction and maintenance activities of transmission line, substation and communication facilities.
75% or less – Travel may be required 14 or more days per month. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 00
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Current Federal employees with competitive status
Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility
Veterans eligible for VEOA or Veterans eligible for VRA (GS-11 and below)
Career and Interagency Transition Assistance Plans Eligibles
OPM interchange agreement or a special appointing authority Eligibles
This position is also advertised to the public under announcement # PMA-18-WG-50-DE.Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.Job family (Series) 2810 High Voltage Electrician