Maintenance Mechanic General Supervisor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 07, 2019
Closes
Oct 13, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The position is located in the Architect of the Capitol (AOC), Director, Utilities and Power Plant Operations (CPP), Assistant Director, Engineering Division. The Maintenance Mechanic General Supervisor is responsible for planning, coordinating, scheduling and directing the proper and efficient maintenance and repair of machinery, systems and equipment in the CPP.

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Responsibilities

** This position is designated as "Emergency / Essential" and will be required to report to work during emergencies and inclement weather conditions. ***

DUTIES:

Plans, coordinates, schedules and directs the proper and efficient maintenance and repair of machinery, systems and equipment in the Capitol Power Plant. Manages and coordinates maintenance and repair scheduling, maintenance and repair training and certification programs and assists in the coordination of maintenance activities with operational requirements.

Oversees the preparation of cost estimates from drawings, blueprints or site inspections for proposed or anticipated construction projects and alterations.

Maintains computerized work orders, logbooks, material inventories, cost estimates, material take offs, inventory sheets, blueprints, and drawings. Oversees the requisition of supplies, materials, and tools.

Coordinates with managers of other units to schedule maintenance and repair of air conditioning, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and structural systems. Assists shops in setting up plans for equipment maintenance. Plans, schedules, and oversees the work operations of subordinate shop supervisors and workers on a quarterly and longer term basis.

Recommends the use of contractors to accomplish maintenance work that cannot be undertaken by the in-house workforce.

Observes work in progress, investigates work related problems (e.g., excessive costs, low productivity, workload imbalance, and acquisition or development of specialized tools, etc.), and determines causes. Implements corrective actions to resolve work problems. Considers and acts on recommendations regarding acquisition of specialized equipment and tools. Resolves staffing, and work operations problems. Establishes or revises standard operating procedures for the work operation.

Performs second-level administrative and technical supervisory functions for subordinates. Manages the branch's budget and workload. Resolves complaints and grievances. Provides leadership to ensure support for equal employment opportunity (EEO) goals and requirements. Practices non-discriminatory and non-retaliatory employment actions and prevents unlawful discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, age or disability. Provides for employee skills enrichment through job related coaching, mentoring and training.

Plans and establishes Branch leave schedules. Determines training needs of subordinates and arranges for its accomplishment. Counsels employees on performance, sets performance standards, and makes formal appraisals of subordinates' work performance. Interviews candidates for vacancies and recommends promotion or reassignment of employees. Counsels employees on problems and takes action on formal complaints. Acts on proposals for formal disciplinary action as needed. Promotes positive work environment and the participation of employees in such programs as the suggestion program. Maintains production reports and records.

Utilizes a thorough knowledge of, and complies with all OSHA safety rules and regulations to ensure that work progresses in a safe manner and to initiate or take corrective action on unsafe conditions in managed areas. Provides or receives training, either on the job or through classroom training to ensure that all direct reports know how to use required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
16

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • You must be able to pass a drug test.
  • Your resume and question responses must demonstrate the job-related KSAs.

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Qualifications

You must meet all eligibility and qualifications requirements by the closing date of the job announcement.

You must meet the selective placement factor required for this position which includes:

Ability to supervise people in the performance of maintenance and repair of machinery, systems and equipment work.

Education

Additional information

Welcome Veterans. The Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) gives veterans' preference rights in the legislative branch to certain veterans as applied by the Congressional Accountability Act. Veterans' preference is applied on this vacancy announcement. If you are a veteran and have been separated under honorable conditions, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility; SF-15, if applicable; and Department of Veterans Affairs documentation of disability, if applicable. For more information, please visit OPM vet guide

If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System. If you are exempt from registration under Selective Service Law, you must provide appropriate proof of exemption. Please visit the Selective Service System website for more information.

DRUG TESTING: The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is a Drug Free Workplace. As part of the AOC's suitability assessment, a candidate tentatively selected for a position is required to submit to screening for illegal drug use. Satisfactory completion of a drug test is a condition of employment with the Agency. A candidate must test negative prior to being eligible for appointment into a position. We will schedule, provide, and cover the cost for the drug test.

The selectee(s) under the vacancy announcement for this position is subject to a criminal record check by the U.S. Capitol Police and satisfactory adjudication to be eligible for employment at the Architect of the Capitol.

The Architect of the Capitol is an E-VERIFY Participant. E-VERIFY is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment authorization in the United States. If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the DHS Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" electronic system. For more information on E-Verify, please visit http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/gc_1185221678150.shtm

The Architect of the Capitol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, genetic information and/or disability.
This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

Moving expenses are not authorized.

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

Probationary Period- Selectee(s) is subject to the completion of a one-year trial/probationary period, regardless of whether or not a trial/probationary period has been completed previously with the Architect of the Capitol or another Federal agency.

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies in any of the jurisdictions of the Architect of the Capitol.
All application materials become the property of the Architect of the Capitol.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Review your resume and responses carefully. Your eligibility for consideration and qualifications for the position will be determined based upon a review of your detailed resume and your responses to job specific self-assessment questions.
Your resume will be evaluated based on evidence of your ability to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) for this position, possession of any specialized experience, and how well your background and experience relates to the self-assessment questions in the job announcement. The self-assessment questions relate to the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies:

Ability to Supervise

Technical Practices

Knowledge of Equipment Assembly & Installation

Your responses to the self assessment questions serve as the basis for your initial rating. You will receive a numerical score based on your responses to these questions. Next, your responses will be evaluated by a Human Resources Specialist and/or a subject matter expert against the information provided in your resume and optional cover letter. Your resume must support your answers to the self assessment questions. Falsifying your background, education, and/or experience is cause for not hiring you or disqualification for further consideration.
Please note that a complete application is required for consideration. (Please review the "Required Documents" section of this job announcement to see what must be included in a complete application).
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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

The Architect of the Capitol's job application process is designed to ensure that we only ask you for the information that is absolutely needed to evaluate your qualifications and eligibility for the position.

To apply for this position, you only need to submit online the following: a) your resume and 2) answer the online vacancy assessment questionnaire. The online questionnaire contains eligibility and screening questions and other relevant supplemental information. No additional documentation or attachment is required at the time of application.

We ask that you prepare and submit a resume that best describes fully your background experience, skills, abilities, education, training and other relevant credentials. The resume should include dates of employment.

Nothing further is required until it is requested by the staff of the Human Capital Management Division. If additional documentation is required for a position, you will be asked to provide it during the selection process or upon selection. At that point, we may ask you to submit documentation to support statements made in your resume.

For example, we may ask you to provide documents such as college transcripts, copy of diploma or proof of Federal employment status. If the position requires a license or certification, we will ask candidate(s) to provide proof at the time of selection.

If you are claiming veterans' preference, we may ask you to submit proof of Veterans preference (DD-214, and, if claiming 10-point preference, the SF-15 plus proof required by that form).

If you fail to provide the required documents, we will withdraw a tentative job offer made and/or remove you from further consideration.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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