SCREEN OUT ELEMENT: The ability to do the work of a Maintenance Mechanic without more than normal supervision performing duties associated with more than one trade area such as carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, grounds work and other trades appropriate to this position; knowledge of technical trade terminology, tools, and equipment in more than one area; tasks assigned are inspected upon completion by a work leader or supervisor for conformance to requirements; the ability to perform strenuous work as required by the position; the ability to work safely in hazardous situations; AND the ability to follow simple diagrams and drawings which illustrate a supervisors explanation of a specific work assignment.
KSACs: In addition to meeting the screen out element, your resume will be evaluated against the following elements: knowledge of equipment assembly; installation or repair; technical, theoretical or artistic practices; skill in using measuring instruments; the ability to interpret blueprints, reading instructions, and other specifications; the ability to use and maintain tools and equipment; and the knowledge of materials. Failure to meet the screen-out will result in an INELIGIBLE rating.
PHYSICAL EFFORT: The work requires frequent climbing, reaching, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, stretching, and walking. Some of the work is performed from ladders scaffolds which require overhead work in stretched, cramped, or awkward positions. Army movement is considerable when nailing, mortaring, grouting, painting, and using such tools as handsaws, trowels, paint brushes, and planers. There is frequent lifting and carrying of items that weigh 50-100 pounds. Some of the work requires that the employee handle, with the use of hand truck, items weighing up to 300 pounds.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. Subject to falls, cuts, bums, bruises, broken bones, or other serious injury. Subject to extremes of weather including dust, wind, heat, rain, freezing temperatures, et cetera. May occasionally work at heights over 100 feet which are compensated by hazard duty pay. There is danger of falling from scaffolds, ladders, towers up to 100 feet tall, and danger from flying splinters, chops, ceramics, glass, et cetera. There is frequent exposure to noise from various hand power tools. Work is done in areas that vary from "clean rooms" to areas that are noisy, dirty, and smoky. There is the possibility of exposure to fumes, infrared and ultraviolet radiation, heat, flying sparks, the glare of torches and heated materials, the possibility of eye injury, electrical shock, as well as discomfort when wearing protective clothing, gloves, flash shield, or eye goggles. Some work exposes the worker to floor and deck surfaces which are sometimes uneven, oily, and slippery. Subject to emergency call back after normal duty hours and on weekends and scheduled overtime requirements which are compensated by premium pay. May require use of protective clothing or equipment as authorized by the WSMR Safety Office. Requires the possession of a valid commercial drivers' license to perform incidental driving to and from actual work sites. Requires attendance and completion of various vehicle driving courses.
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- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.
- One year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the q uestionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.