1+ months

ELECTRONIC INTEGRATED SYSTEMS MECHANIC LEADER (FOREMAN II PROTECTION & COMMUNICATION)

Western Area Power Admnistration
Tracy, California
  • Job Code
    21-WN-00221-11195478-DE
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

DUTY LOCATIONS:

  • Elverta, CA or Tracy, CA

SALARY:

  • $86.01 per hour.
  • Potential for annual Performance Cash Award or Time-Off Award, and annual Safety Incentive.
  • Overtime is paid at 1.5 – 2x straight pay according to the collective bargaining agreement.

ENHANCED BENEFITS:

  • The selectee for this position may be eligible for a recruitment or relocation incentive of up to 15% of the annualized basic salary of $179,503.

ABOUT US:

Join WAPA's team and "keep the lights on" for millions of Americans. Guided by our Strategic Roadmap, we market and deliver clean, renewable, reliable federal hydroelectric power, which enhances America's energy security and sustains its economic vitality. As part of the Department of Energy, WAPA provides premier power marketing and transmission services across 17,000+ miles of high-voltage transmission lines in 15 states. We operate and maintain the transmission system, providing energy to customers who then serve about 40 million people in the West. Our powerful partnerships help us deliver on our mission amid a dynamic energy landscape. Join us as we power the energy frontier!

WAPA is proud to be ranked as a Best Place to Work in the Federal Government.

SUMMARY:

This position is part of the WAPA Sierra Nevada Region (SNR). As an Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic Leader (Foreman II Protection and Communication), you will provide leadership and direction for a crew of typically 5 to 11 trade and craft employees ranging in experience and expertise from entry level trainee to fully competent skilled journeymen. As the Foreman II P&C, you will:
• Develop weekly, monthly, and annual work schedules and regular work plans.
• Work with the crew to prioritize, coordinate, and accomplish routine work for optimum safety and operations, least adverse impact on landowners, the public, other agencies, and customers whose activities or property may be involved, and fair utilization of personnel, based on general instructions from the supervisor.
• Provide leadership to ensure that the crew has clear work assignments and understands what is expected of them.
Protection and Communication Craftsmen perform the following: Maintain, repair, modify, program, install and commission power system substation protection control, monitoring and metering equipment. Maintain, repair, install, program, and test polyphase revenue metering equipment, including electronic and microprocessor based kilowatt-hour meters, digital demand recorders, and instrument transformers. Maintain, repair, install, program, and test control equipment used in controlling substation equipment.

BENEFITS:

WAPA offers a competitive base pay and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Health and Life Insurance

Dental and Vision Insurance

Long Term Care Insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts 

Thrift Savings Plan (401(k) equivalent with up to 5% matching contributions)

Defined-Benefit Pension

Paid Annual Leave that increases with length of service

  • 13 days per year in the first 3 years of service
  • 20 days per year after 3 years of service
  • 26 days per year after 15 years of service

Creditable service for annual leave accrual for qualifying military service and federal civilian service

13 days of Paid Sick Leave per year

12 weeks of Paid Parental Leave under Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

11 Paid Federal Holidays

Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Repayment

Fitness Reimbursement 

Annual Performance-Based Awards Program

Referral Bonus Award Program

Pay and Leave Flexibilities

and so much more!

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If you are selected for this position, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to onboarding, unless you request a legally required exception from this requirement.

LEARN MORE ABOUT US:

Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) is one of four power marketing administrations within the U.S. Department of Energy whose role is to market and transmit wholesale electricity from multi-use water projects. Our service area encompasses a 15-state region of the central and western U.S. where our more than 17,000 circuit mile transmission system carries electricity from 57 hydropower plants operated by the Bureau of ReclamationU.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the International Boundary and Water Commission. Together, these plants have an installed capacity of 10,504 megawatts. We sell our power to preference customers such as Federal and state agencies, cities and towns, rural electric cooperatives, public utility districts, irrigation districts and Native American tribes. They, in turn, provide retail electric service to millions of consumers in the West.

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Open to all U.S. Citizens:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/626491900
Open to Current Federal Employees and those eligible under Special Hiring Authorities:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/626490700

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Posted: 2021-12-13 Expires: 2022-02-11

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Tracy, California

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