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    This position is a Maintenance Mechanic, WG- 4749-9 working in for the one of the six listed locations.

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    This position is also open to status candidates under announcement MR-21-11073626-BL-MP. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

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    As a Maintenance Mechanic your duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Performs non-supervisory maintenance and repair work on grounds, exterior structures, buildings, and related fixtures and utilities on the hatchery.
    • Constructs, repairs or modifies building structures and related facilities such as finished paneling, doors, windows, rafters where accuracy, spacing, and fit are essential and structural soundness and appearance are important.
    • Performs maintenance, repairs, and tests new and existing electrical lines, circuits, alarm systems, fixtures, controls, pumps, thermocouple sensors, geothermal heating and cooling, and other equipment.
    • Performs repairs on components and assemblies such as engines, transmissions, and differentials on motor vehicles, generator(s) and other equipment.
    • Operates various pieces of equipment to maintain grounds, facilities, water intakes, parking, roads, and raceways.
    • Operates various equipment to maintain hatchery. Operations entail working on steep slopes, muddy/soft ground, and surrounded by other obstacles such as fences and water control structures.
    • Operates agricultural tractors, backhoe, front-end loaders, skid steers, excavators or other heavy equipment. Such operation entails working on steep slopes, rocky or soft ground, or surrounded by other terrain obstacles.
    • Performs a variety of welding activities with all types of commonly used metals and alloys, utilizing a wide variety of welding methods and equipment.
    • Implements an Intergraded Pest Management system. Controls invasive species and vegetation along roads, fields, facilities, and ditches, etc., with the use of chemical and mechanical methods.
    • Keeps written maintenance records for all equipment operated. Keeps equipment logbooks up-to-date at all times.
    • Assist with the care and spawning of hatchery fish.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel for training and certifications.

    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/597135200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.