BUREAU OF RECLAMATION: Communications and Instrumentation (C&I) Mechanic - Idaho (multiple locations)

Employer: Bureau of Reclamation

Job Description:
The Bureau of Reclamation is a contemporary water management agency best known for constructing dams, powerplants, and canals in the 17 western United States, having constructed more than 600 dams and reservoirs. We are the largest wholesaler of water and the second-largest producer of hydroelectric power in the United States.

Inspects, tests, troubleshoots, repairs, overhauls, modifies, calibrates, programs, commissions and/or aligns various types of complex electronic and related equipment down to the component level, including but not limited to:
-telephone and telephone systems (cellular, order wire, radio and land line); radio and data communications (VHF, UHF, Microwave), multiplexers, modems
-security and surveillance equipment, sound and video systems
-current and potential transformers; electronic controllers and regulators (voltage, etc.)
*Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) and associated input/output devices and circuits, encoders, WWV clocks, transducers (electrical, temperature, flow, pressure, etc.), computers (PC, LAN, PLC), terminals, printers data logging equipment, chart recorders, lake and river elevation equipment, annunciators, synchronizers, oscillographs
*UPS and battery charging systems, power supplies, power plant metering (analog and digital), revenue metering and protective relaying for generators, line, and transformers, transfer trip equipment.

In order to be rated as qualified for this position, the HR Office must be able to determine that you meet the requirement general work experience requirement - this information must be clearly supported in the resume.

Your application materials must demonstrate sufficient experience and training to perform the duties of this position without more than normal supervision. Qualifications will be determined on the basis of information submitted within your resume and responses to the assessment questions. For information about qualifications for Federal Wage System positions please, visit OPM.

Minimum qualifications for trades and labor positions are determined by evaluation of job elements. You must meet at least 2 points on the screen-out element(s) and obtain an average of at least 2 points on all of the job elements in order to be considered qualified for this position.

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.

Selective Placement Factor: This position requires a current, valid Driver's License. Failure to provide proof of such license will cause you to be rated ineligible for this position.

Contact Person: Abel Ibarra - Human Resources Specialist
Phone: (208) 378-5165
Email: [email protected]
Location: • ,
Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $57.42 - $57.42 per hour

Posted on May 17, 2023

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