The principal duties of Electrician are the installation, maintenance and repair of the Minneapolis VA Health Care System's electrical system.Responsibilities
Must have a knowledge of the makeup, operation, and installation of a variety electrical systems, circuits, equipment, and controls, such as wiring systems in industrial complexes and in buildings, power and control circuits and distribution panels. Must have the ability to plan, layout, and complete the installation, modification, and repair of various systems, circuits,equipment, and controls such as the routing, placement, balance, load, continuity and proper and
safe operation of circuits and controls to industrial machinery and wiring systems in buildings.
The incumbent must possess the ability to read and interpret blueprints, wiring diagrams,schematics and operation and maintenance manuals. He/she must be knowledgeable in the use of electrical test instruments in order to trace and locate the cause of equipment and control device malfunctions and then complete repairs or adjustments. He/she also must be skilled incutting, threading, bending and installation of rigid pipe and other conduit systems and a variety of other raceway systems.
Skill to read and understand circuit diagrams of interconnects such as the generators, buses, switches, and circuit breakers in a power-generating facility or the feeders,substations, transformers, and interconnections of a distribution system, in order to diagnose problems in the electrical system. In some installations, they have skill to read electronic
schematics in order to diagnose problems in the electronic control circuitry;
Must know how to operate power distribution systems characterized by a wide variety of uses, including industrial operations which have large load changes, reactive loads which require control of the power factor, and some peak loads which require setting up to operate control boards, generators, remote and manually controlled transformers, switches, and circuit breakers.
Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days-Occasional weekend/holiday shift coverage and early morning.
Position Description Title/PD#: Electrician/ 09086A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized Travel Required
Not requiredSupervisory status No Promotion Potential 10