MAINTENANCE MECHANIC

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Langley AFB, Virginia
Posted
Sep 27, 2022
Closes
Oct 05, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

-Independently applies skilled methods, techniques, and advanced shop mathematics to construct, install, repair, and modify a wide variety of roofing systems consisting of asphalt, tile, slate, rolled roofing, felts, shingles, chemical composite, and metal.
-Plans and lays out work from blueprints, sketches, drawings, specifications, and work orders in the construction and maintenance of installation facilities.
-Develops patterns, cuts, forms, joins, assembles, and installs items and systems, which have combined straight and curved edges or irregular curves, angles, and planes.
-Utilize a variety of skilled methods, techniques and advanced shop mathematics in carpentry to construct, install, repair and modify a wide variety of structures.
-Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work environment. Uses and maintains tools and equipment.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • The work requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver's license will be required for the position
  • Shift work may be required
  • Will be required to train/guide lower graded (or other trades) military/civilian employees
  • May be required to be certified for working with and/or removing hazardous material
  • The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays
  • Emergency overtime may be required
  • This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Drug Demand Reduction Program. Employee must pass initial and periodic short notice drug testing.
  • Illegal drug use by employees in sensitive positions presents a clear threat to the mission of the Air Force, national security, and public safety
  • The physical requirements of this position as determined by the manager are: The work requires considerable bending, kneeling, standing, and stooping. On-site work typically requires crawling, climbing on ladders, scaffolds, and rooftops.
  • Work encompasses strenuous physical exertion when bending and shaping the more complex items in handling larger and bulkier material.
  • Requires physical effort, which includes prolonged standing on production lines; climbing up and down ladders and scaffolds; working in cramped and awkward positions while installing items;
  • and reaching, lifting, and bending while using hand and powered tools in uncomfortable positions for extended periods. Is frequently required to perform heavy lifting up to 90 pounds in carrying roof material.
  • A pre-employment physical is required
  • This is a Mission Essential (ME) position performing a Mission Critical Function (MCF), which must continue uninterrupted after the occurrence of an emergency and continued through full resumption of all functions.
  • IAW, DoDI 3020-42, Defense Continuity Programs


Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the quality level of experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook X-118C.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the General Maintenance and Operations Work Family. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

The screen out element for this position is the ability to do the job of a Maintenance Mechanic without more than normal supervision.

JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of carpentry and sheet metal work methods and techniques; and roofing techniques when using different types of roofs.
2. Knowledge of safety regulations, practices, and procedures and environmental standards and requirements; and regulations, procedures, and policies related to records maintenance and documentation.
3. Knowledge of advanced shop mathematics to plan, compute, and lay out more complex projects.
4. Skill in cutting and shaping to complete corners; constructing, installing, repairing, and modifying structures; formulating plans and templates involving straight and curved edges or irregular curves, angles, and planes; developing patterns to include geometric projection and triangulation; setting-up, operating, and maintaining a variety of precision equipment and power and hand tools/equipment; and fabricating complex items from a variety of materials, such as galvanized or stainless steel, black iron, aluminum, copper sheet, magnesium, honeycomb material, and alloys.
5. Ability to inspect and evaluate structural damage to sheet metal systems sufficient to plan and accomplish repairs; produce finished products with precise fits, accurate dimensions, structural soundness, and acceptable appearance; and perform roof repairs and replacement of various roofs on base.
6. Ability to read and interpret complex blueprints, diagrams, sketches, and technical specifications; and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

PHYSICAL EFFORT
The work requires considerable bending, kneeling, standing, and stooping. On-site work typically requires crawling, climbing on ladders, scaffolds, and rooftops. Work encompasses strenuous physical exertion when bending and shaping the more complex items in handling larger and bulkier material. Requires physical effort which includes prolonged standing on production lines; climbing up and down ladders and scaffolds; working in cramped and awkward positions while installing items; and reaching, lifting, and bending while using hand and powered tools in uncomfortable positions for extended periods. Is frequently required to perform heavy lifting up to 90 pounds in roofing materials.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Works inside shops and outside at job sites. In shops, is exposed to moderate or high noise levels from operating machinery, sawdust in the air, glue fumes, and hazards associated with woodworking and related power equipment. At job sites, may be exposed to weather conditions and hazards of working on and around scaffolds and ladders and are subject to cuts, bruises, burns, and contusions. May work in confined areas, such as crawl spaces and attics that may be dusty and dirty. Uses protective devices such as ear plugs, safety glasses, respirators, and gloves.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Additional information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here . To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a completed copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist.

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application . The Vacancy ID is 11630469

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and restriction from the workplace.

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