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    The Maintenance Mechanic will be working at the VA San Diego HealthCare System, in San Diego, CA. This position is located in the Engineering Service, In-House Construction Team. The primary purpose of the position is to serve the Veteran under the supervision of the Supervisor, In-House Construction Team.

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    • Performs the full range of journey level duties associated with a variety of wood crafters, carpentry, asbestos containment, masonry, locksmith, painting and roofing tasks where fit, accuracy and space are essential and structural soundness and appearance is essential.
    • Works with cabinetry, furniture, orthopedic devises for use in medical offices and other uses.
    • Tasks will require constructing, altering, repairing, and modifying items made of metal, wood, and wood substitutes.
    • Makes site inspections and determination of process to isolate asbestos containing materials prior to the breach of any asbestos containment barrier.
    • Constructs and oversees asbestos barriers on job sites.
    • Builds orthopedics devices, fixtures, shelving, cabinets, interior walls, laths, sheathing, floors, ceiling, and stairs with verbal and/or drawings.
    • Installs window frames, doors, outside trims, inside trims.
    • Maintains, repairs, and alters the interior and exterior structures built from concrete, block, ceramic tiles.
    • Removes, installs, maintains, repairs, designs and tests electrical systems, feeder systems, related switches, distribution panels, outlet boxes as well as a wide variety of electrical alarms, fixtures, tools, pumps, motors, fans, and appliances.
    • Diagnoses system or equipment malfunctions and repairs as necessary.
    • Inspects, maintains, cleans, repairs, tests and adjusts electrical generators, commercial feeder systems, security light sets, light fixtures, fans, heating systems, appliances, thermostats, electrical equipment used to chill/freeze/cool filter air.
    • Performs the full range of journey level plumbing tasks including installing and maintaining supply and disposal system and equipment such as: sewage, water, oil and gas distribution systems, water fixtures, lavatories, showers, sinks, dishwashing machines, etc.
    • Makes plaster and applies to walls and ceilings, taking into consideration type of lathing, required thickness, weather conditions, etc.
    • Lays on scratch coat and examine for dryness before applying next coat.
    • Fits creeds to edges and corners; scores surfaces for finishing coat.
    • Skims finish coat on with trowel and works over with wet brush to produce smooth surface.
    • Must troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and fully install a wide variety of commercial locking devices of varied manufacturers.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    4749 Maintenance Mechanic

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