Job Overview

Summary

VACANCY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN): 934115 

 

***THIS POSITION IS A TEMPORARY PROMOTION NTE 1 YEAR BUT MAYBE MADE PERMENENT WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.***

OUR MISSION:  To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne thebattle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.  How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

 

VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/

 

Special Employment Consideration:  VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.


 

Duties

POSITION NUMBER: 5800-0

WORK SCHEDULE:  Monday through Friday:  8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

***Relocation expenses and/or incentives are NOT authorized.***

 

Serves as the Construction & Maintenance Foreman responsible for maintenance and repair, facilities operations, utility systems, and major renovations at one division of the Palo Alto Health Care System.  Directly supervises three general foremen and a work force of 24 to 30 full-time and temporary employees and is responsible for maintenance and repair.  Duties include site preparation, installation, setup and utilities, repair and maintenance and resolution of deficiencies at all facilities.  Prepares and develops contract specifications, performing technical review and evaluation of all contract bids for maintenance contracts, and modification of all one-time service and maintenance contracts.  Activation activities include coordination of all VA-installed equipment, coordinating utility service connections for all equipment, providing sufficient resources to activate the newly construction area.  Responsible for maintenance and repair of all network components necessary to generate, distribute, and maintain environmental services such as power, water, conditioned air, and area monitoring to provide a safe and productive health care environment.  Incumbent is responsible for ensuring full implementation of the Utility management program under the Joint Commission Environment of Care.  Performs other related duties as assigned.