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Job opening: Electrician

Salary: $33 - 38 per hour
Published at: Jan 23 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
The position is located in the facility management department of the facility Directorate located in the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago Illinois. The James A. Lovell 4deral Health Care Center is larger than Just a single facility, but rather a system of facilities throughout Northeastern Illinois which provide medical care and dental services to U.S, Military Veterans, Recruits, Active Duty and eligible beneficiaries.


Duties Include: Reference, interpret and apply the NFPA 70 National Electrical Code to verify, install, inspect or alter electrical distribution systems. Install and modify new conduit systems to include bending various conduit types, threading rigid conduit and familiar with associated fitting types and uses. Troubleshoot electrical equipment and systems; using electrical theory to safely discover and resolve electrical issues. Knowledgeable with NEC National electrical code grounding methods and applications to maintain personnel safety. Troubleshoot complex equipment and controls using meters, tracers, and testers to locate and resolve control circuitry issues; eg. variable frequency drives, lighting control panels, low voltage control systems, fire alarm equipment. Read, interpret, and follow construction blueprints, schematic diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair manuals, to discover, repair, resolve electrical problems. Planning, laying out, and installing electrical equipment and power distribution systems; installing panels, breakers, wiring, disconnects, and associated controls. Use computers to research, send emails, create/edit spreadsheets, and input data. Layout jobs, order materials, maintain/organize parts inventory in a shop environment. Demonstrated customer service skills in proper and professional communication with customers and supervisors in daily working environment. Experienced troubleshooting electrical motors, able to determine overload ratings, and short circuit ratings for feed breakers based upon NFPA 70 and motor nameplate data Installing, wiring and troubleshooting motor variable frequency drives. Utilizing Lock out tag out in performance of work. Other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday- Friday 07:00am- 3:30pm Position Description Title/PD#: Electrician/PD06307A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized



To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/02/2024. EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements: Electric DrawingsElectrical EquipmentTechnical Practices (Electrical Electronic)Troubleshooting (Electrical)Use and Maintain Hand Tools (Electrical Work)Without more than normal supervision 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: The work requires a considerable amount of walking, standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, climbing, and working in tiring and/or uncomfortable positions. The incumbent may work from ladders and scaffolding. When operating equipment, the worker may be under a great deal of strain from constant reaching, bending, turning, and moving of hands, arms, feet, legs, and by the vibration and jerking of the equipment. The incumbent carries, lifts, and handles parts and equipment weighing up to 20 pounds and, less often, up to 40 pounds. Occasionally, they lift or move with assistance moderately heaving objects weighing more than 50 pounds.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.


  • Address Captain James A Lovell Federal Health Care Center 3001 Green Bay Road North Chicago, IL 60064 US
  • Name: Brianna Turner
  • Phone: 708-904-8377
  • Email: [email protected]