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    This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is to perform various duties to accomplish preventive maintenance, reapir, and upkeep of building and grounds. Operates heavy and light power equipment. Assignments include general maintenance skills such as carpentry, painting, operation of tools and equipment, custodial services and general laborer tasks.

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    Measures and cuts materials to required lengths and dimensions. Installs structural and trim items by nailing, bolting, mortising, doweling, and gluing. Uses a variety of common hand and power tools, and basic assembly and fastening procedures. 

    Painting 25%  

    Prepares surfaces, cleans brushes and equipment. Mixes and thins paints, applies prime and finish coats to surfaces. Checks items processed for obvious flaws and apply necessary preservative to surface.

    Building and Grounds Maintenance 50%

    Assists other workers with repairs to various facilities and grounds. Utilizes elementary knowledge of different skills and related tools of the trade to assist with repair to plumbing, drainage systems, roofs, carpentry projects, grounds and street repairs, flooring, and other miscellaneous tasks. Cleans working area upon completion of assignments, and removes waste materials from the area.  Cleans and cares for tools and equipment.  Performs grounds maintenance and landscaping duties such as mowing, edging, leaf collection and snow removal.

    Operates motor vehicles in performance of assigned duties. Loads and unloads materials and equipment. Performs vehicle maintenance in accordance with established instructions, rules and regulations.

    Performs a full range of custodial duties in office spaces, public restrooms and visitor use areas. Removes trash and recyclables. Replaces supplies as required. Keeps a stock of cleaning materials, restroom supplies, and equipment needed and informs supervisor when more materials are needed and when equipment is in need of repair. Adjusts, oils, and changes buffers, brushes, rollers, and other attachments on machines used. Uses ladders and scaffolds when necessary to replace ceiling fixtures, light bulbs/tubes throughout buildings ensuring items are turned-in according to environmental regulations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per work assignment.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    4749 Maintenance Mechanic

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/511174800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.