Maintenance Mechanic (DE/CR)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 20, 2019
Closes
Feb 20, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • You must be registered for Selective Service (www.sss.gov), if applicable.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • You must be suitable for Federal employment.
  • A one-year probationary/trail period may be required.
  • Applicants must meet ALL application requirements, to include a complete online resume, by 11:59 p.m. EASTERN TIME ZONE (ETZ) on the closing date of this announcement.  Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. 

    This position requires a Low Risk security clearance.

    Conditions of Employment are as follows: 

    • The selected candidate will have to undergo Asbestos training after hired into the position.
    • This position will require the employee to be certified as an Accredited Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) Supervisor. Certification can be obtained prior to employment or obtained once in the position; however, for continued employment in the position, the applicant must be able to maintain the certification.

    Work Environment: The work environment involves moderate risks or discomforts which require special safety precautions such as those required when working around moving parts or machinery, working in bad weather, possible exposure to injury form falling, electrical shock, and burns. 

    Physical Effort: The work requires heavy physical exertion such as frequent climbing of ladders or scaffolds, crouching or crawling in restricted areas, and lifting and carrying of heavy objects weighing up to 20 and occasionally weighing up to 40 pounds. 

    Work Schedule: Only one of the two vacancies for this position will require the selectee to work the third shift which begins at 10:00 p.m.

    Qualifications will be determined under the Job Element Rating System X-118C, Qualifications Standard Handbook. While a specific length of time and experience is not required for most Wage Grade positions, you must show through experience and training that you possess the best qualified level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of this position. Qualification requirements emphasize the quality of experience, not necessarily the length. The responses to the questionnaire and your resume should be in significant detail to provide the person rating your application with a good understanding of your ability to do the job, technical knowledge, work and training experience, etc. You must have the ability to perform the duties of a Maintenance Mechanic WG-4749-8/9, by demonstrating the ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision (SCREEN-OUT). Applicants who do not meet the SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT will not be given further consideration.

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

    There is no substitution of education for experience for Wage Grade (WG) positions.

    This Job Opportunity Announcement (JOA) may be used to fill other Maintenance Mechanic WG-4749-8 (full performance WG-9) positions within OFEQ in the same geographical location.

    This JOA is also being advertised concurrently under Merit Assignment Procedures (MAP); announcement number: OSOFEQ-2019-0018. Applicants that wish to be considered under MAP procedures must apply to that vacancy separately.

    CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100.  Information about CTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at: www.opm.gov/ctap.

    CTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

    1. A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for failure to relocate; a Certificate of Expected Separation (CES); or certification that you are in a surplus organization or occupation (this could be a position abolishment letter, a notice eligibility for discontinued service retirement, or similar notice).
    2. A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", noting current position, grade level, and duty location;
    3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
    4. Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.

    ICTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

    1. A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for failure to relocate; notice of disability annuity termination; certification from your former agency that it cannot place you after your recovery from a compensable injury; or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement.
    2. A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", documenting your RIF separation, noting your positions, grade level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc.;
    3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
    4. Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.

    The following links provide information on how you may be eligible for various hiring authorities:

    1. CTAP - http://www.opm.gov/ctap/

    2. ICTAP - http://www.opm.gov/ctap/

    The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, 1-800-877-8339.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Federal Wage System (FWS) positions require the use of a Screen-Out Element (SOE). Points awarded for this element will range from 0 to 4, with 4 being the highest. Points will be based on experience and training which are documented by your responses to the questionnaire. All applicants must receive a score of 2.0 or above on the SOE and an average of 2.0 on all the job elements in order to be considered minimally qualified for the position(s) to be filled.

    The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following job elements; please do not provide a separate written response:

    • Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision. (SCREEN-OUT)
    • Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment.
    • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
    • Knowledge of equipment assembly, installation, repair, etc. 

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    We will review your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the vacancy announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions) and place you in one of the three pre-defined categories. The categories are “gold”, “silver” and “bronze”. However, your resume or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the “gold” category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

    How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility: Within each category, those entitled to veterans’ preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed. Preference eligible with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (gold) depending on the position and grade level of the job. For more information on Category Rating, please go to Category Rating.


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    Drug test required No


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