Electrician

National Park Service | Philadelphia, PA

Posted Date 2/14/2020
Description This position is located in the Division of Asset Preservation and Maintenance of Independence
NHP. The primary purpose of the position is to operate, install, repair, and perform preventative and corrective maintenance on electrical systems consisting of overhead and below grade power lines, underground power systems with transformers, residential and commercial electrical
distribution systems and fixtures, and lighting control systems in historic and modem buildings, and in open park areas.

You will be required to perform the following duties:
  • Perform all preventative maintenance, operational checks, repair, layout, installation, troubleshooting, tracing and location of defects, and modification on all new and existing electrical systems park wide, electrical generators, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HV AC) systems, mechanical systems, Building Automation systems, emergency systems and fire suppression Systems Park wide.
  • Install, maintain, and repair electrical equipment park wide in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 19910.331-5 and the National Electric Code (NEC).
  • Determine the proper and safe operation of electrical lines, circuits, systems equipment, and controls; plans and lays out the routing, placement, type, and size of wire; ensures continuity, and tests and balances electrical loads; locates distribution panels, boxes, circuits, fixtures, transformers, and other electrical devices.
  • Work from plans, blueprints, wiring diagrams, engineering drawings, repair manuals, and related codes ( e.g., National Electric Code, Uniform Building Code, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Life Safety Code, NFPA 70A Electrical Code for one- and two-family dwellings, and park and manufacturers' standards of preventative maintenance).
  • Assists Electronics Mechanic with installation, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of two way radios, electronic or locks, card access, security cameras, intrusion detection systems, fire protection, alarm, and associated systems; assists in the rehabilitation or upgrading of fire and intrusion alarm systems, annunciators, and other components as required; and installs, programs, maintains, and repairs lighting controller, components, and assemblies.
  • Perform elevator control evaluations, minor maintenance and repairs, and oversees contract work on Park passenger and freight elevators.
  • Assist Pipefitter, Maintenance Mechanics, and HVAC Mechanics with installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of pumps, motors, air handling units, Direct Digital Controls, plumbing work, irrigation controls, and other mechanical or electrical systems.
  • May perform some carpentry and painting work in areas where electrical systems have been installed and for minor buildings repairs and modifications.
  • Operate pickup trucks with utility body, and may also include aerial man lift truck eighty-foot (80') vertical lift capacity, scissor lift, forklift and 2-T stake-bed, or other similar pieces of equipment.
  • Report all labor and materials costs in the Facility Management Software System (FMSS) for all preventative and corrective maintenance work and projects. Coordinate with the FMSS department to generate required work orders, verify and update asset information. May serve as a Government Purchase Card Holder responsible for obtaining quotes, completing approved purchases and maintaining logs in accordance with agency requirements. This includes entering materials purchases in FMSS. May serve as a Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) for service and minor construction projects.
To qualify for this position, you must have sufficient knowledge and ability in the following job-related factors:

1. Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (SCREEN OUT)
2. Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprints reading)
3. Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
4. Electrical
5. Technical Practices (theoretical precise, artistic)
6. Technical Problem Solving

If your knowledge and ability in the SCREEN OUT factor above is not sufficient, you will receive no further consideration. In preparing your application, describe in detail the experience and training which you have had that specifically prepared you for this job and to perform the duties described for this job. Experience should be clearly described and documented in your resume. The qualifications reviewer will not assume performance of such duties by Job Titles alone. Address your knowledge, skills and/or abilities in the areas shown in the job-related factors.

Volunteer Experience: 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.

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