National Institute of Standards and Technology Utility Systems Repairer Operator, WG-4742-08 in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

About the Agency

The position is that of a sub-journeyman Utility Systems Repairer Operator (USRO). The position is located at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Office of Facilities and Property Management, Facility Maintenance Division, Steam and Chilled Water Generation Plant Group 193.06.

Duties

This position is that of a sub-journeyman Utility Systems Repairer Operator (USRO). The position is located at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Office of the Director, Chief Facilities Management Officer, Facilities Maintenance division, Steam and Chilled Water Generation Plant Group (193.06). This position is subjected to work on a rotating shift.

This position requires some knowledge to maintain boilers and associated equipment or chillers and associated equipment. The incumbent performs chemical tests and assists with alignment of various pumps and motors. He / She must have some knowledge of kind and quality of materials needed to repair and maintain various equipment. Maintains equipment in buildings not directly served by the S&CWGP; but fall under its responsibility. Obtains necessary materials from storeroom and cleans job sites after completion of work.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

08

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

All qualified U.S. citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Applicant must meet physical requirements
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be registered with selective service, as appropriate
  • Must be suitable for Federal employment
Qualifications

There are no specific lengths or level of experience requirements. The applicant's overall background of experience, education and training must clearly demonstrate the ability to perform utility systems repairer operator duties, specifically the ability to assist with operation and maintenance of high pressure central plant steam boiler and large capacity air condition compressors/chiller without more than normal supervision. (Screen Out)

All applicants will be rated on the following Job Elements:

  • Ability to perform USRO duties without more than normal supervision (Screen Out)

  • Knowledge of equipment, assembly, installation., testing, repair

  • Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, drawings and blueprints.

  • Technical practices (Theoretical, precise, artistic)

Applicants must meet the screen out element and score at least fifty (50%) or higher in each element category.

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). 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.

Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains Federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the OPM website located at http:///www.opm.gov/qualifications

Applicants must meet requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Your resume must be complete (i.e., include dates of experience, salary, work schedule, etc.), detailed and relevant to the position.

Position has physical requirements.

This is an open continuous announcement. Qualified applicants may be referred as early as July 24, 2017. All subsequent cut-offs will be done approximately every 30 days until vacancies are filled.

Security Clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

This is an open continuous announcement. Qualified applicants may be referred as early as 7/24/17. All subsequent cut-offs will be done approximately every 30 days until vacancies are filled. Your application package will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualification requirements. Best qualified candidates will be forwarded for consideration and may be interviewed. We expect to make a final job offer within 45 days from the closing date of the announcement.

You will be notified of your application status through USAJOBS at four points (point of application and qualifications, eligibility, and selection determinations) during the hiring process, as applicable. Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing into your account at www.usajobs.gov and clicking on application status located under the "My Account" tab.

BENEFITS

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NIST offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employee Retirement System. NIST also offers a broad array of work-life flexibilities and services to employees such as flexible work schedules, teleworking transit subsidies, on-site child care, fitness center, credit union, employee assistance programs, and free parking. Learn more about NIST's work life programs by visiting www.nist.gov/ohrm/worklife.cfm.

Other Information

A one year probationary period may be required.

Males born after December 31, 1959 must certify that they have registered for the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service Law

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474494400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-17 to 2018-01-25

Salary: $24.24 to $28.18 / per hour

Pay scale & grade: WG 08

Series: 4742 Utility Systems Repairing-Operating

Appointment type: Full-time - Permanent

Work schedule: Career or Career Conditional appointment

Job announcement number: NISTPD-2017-0017

Control number: 474494400