Maintenance Mechanic

Langley AFB, Virginia
Oct 19, 2021
Oct 23, 2021
Full Time


About the position:
This is a Regular Full Time position with guaranteed 35 hours per week, and will be assigned to the Langley Inn at Langley Air Force Base. The primary purpose of this position is to plan and perform facility maintenance duties associated with Langley Inn.
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  • Assists with the planning and performs maintenance in all Lodging facilities. Uses equipment such as Freon recovery units, manifold gauge sets, vacuum pumps, stationary power tools, table saws, drill presses, jointers, plumb lines, spirit level, marking gauges, framing squares, routers, as well as common hand and power tools.
  • Installs and/or repairs air-conditioning units, thermostats, ice machines, window units, central air-conditioners, troubleshoots, evacuates systems, repairs leaks, charges systems, cleans coils, by the accepted methods and techniques of the trade while observing environmental protection agency rules. Repairs, trouble shoots, recovers Freon, evacuates, cleans and charges, air-condition units as needed. Performs preventative maintenance, plans and completes work from initial layout to final assembly by interpreting and applying specifications, blueprints, sketches, and other guides and codes. Ensures environmental protection agency rules are followed, determines the methods, techniques, materials, devices, and sequences best suited to do the work. Completes work by any of the accepted methods and techniques of the trade.
  • Constructs, alters, repairs wooden and wood substitute items and structures such as framework, interior and exterior trim, staircases, and a variety of furniture. Installs and/or repairs various flooring materials to include carpeting, vinyl tile, sheet tile, ceramic and quarry tile. Installs and/or repairs windows, doors, hinges, locksets, panic hardware, door closers, suspended ceilings, and a variety of furniture. Installs and/or repairs various plumbing fixtures such as sinks, water faucets, toilets, urinals, and their control mechanisms such as flush valves, diaphragms, shut-off valves, shower controls1 replaces p-traps and garbage disposals. Installs and/or repairs various minor electrical components such as light fixtures, receptacles, switches, TV cable outlets, vacuums, and shampooing equipment. Applies paint using brush or roller, tapes and spackles dry wall, using pre-mix filler as required.
  • Operates a variety of gasoline, diesel or electric powered-wheeled vehicles, such as platform trucks, van trucks, and stake trucks.
  • Performs laborer duties when there are no maintenance or gardener duties to perform due to inclement weather, shortage or unavailability of supplies, etc., or as required assisting with other projects.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

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Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • This position requires the incumbent to complete a background investigation with favorable results.
  • This position requires the completion of a pre-employment Physical Examination and one every three years thereafter to ensure the continued, required level of physical health and ability or fitness to perform the duties of the position.
  • This position is subject to a pre-employment screening, and random testing thereafter, to include testing based on reasonable suspicion and testing due to direct involvement with an on-duty accident.
  • The duties of this position require the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid state Driver's License in one of the 50 U.S. states or possessions to operate vehicles.


Who May Apply: Open to everyone. Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant's eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 10/22/2021

Business Based Action, Military Spouse Preference, Outside Applicant Veteran, Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran, and Transition Hiring Preference

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if the position allows for qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Qualifying Experience:
Must have functional experience that demonstrated a mastery of facility/equipment maintenance. Must have knowledge and experience in plumbing, carpentry, and painting trades/occupations. Must have demonstrated the ability to troubleshoot and determine the need for repair and servicing of facilities, utilities, and equipment. Incumbent must be able to read, interpret, and apply building plans specifications and blueprints, must have experience in setting up, adjusting and adapting hand and power tools to accomplish tasks. Experience operating one or more gasoline, diesel or electric powered wheeled vehicles. Must be able to lift, bend, and work in awkward positions both indoors and outdoors. Must be able to lift objects weighing up to 40 pounds and heavier with assistance. Requires possession of a valid motor vehicle license. Must successfully complete a pre-employment physical. Must be able to satisfactorily complete a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI). "This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing/or drug use."

Performance Standards:
Performance is reviewed on the basis of results achieved, i.e., success of total operations in terms of customer satisfaction and soundness of operations. Ensures that proper maintenance and/or repair of lodging facilities and grounds are accomplished in a timely manner and IAW applicable directives, policies, and procedures. Ensures that fire, safety, and security directives are adhered to. Carries out oral and written instructions in an acceptable manner. Communicates effectively both orally and in writing. Works in a courteous and cooperate manner with guests, co-workers, supervisors and outside agencies. Performs routine duties with little need for supervision or assistance. Implements and maintains an effective internal control system to preclude or minimize the potential for fraud, waste and abuse. Keeps supervisors informed of progress and advises supervisors of significant developments that may impact plans, projects, or operations. With few exceptions, operates vehicles in accordance with established procedures and federal, state, and local traffic regulations. Operates the motor vehicle in a manner that minimizes violations due to employee error or negligence.


This position does not have an education requirement.

Additional information

  • Individual must fully meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Direct deposit is required
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • A probationary period may be required
  • Pre-employment requirements must be satisfactorily met prior to Entrance on Duty (EOD)
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this job opportunity announcement. And additional selections may also be made from this job opportunity announcement.
  • Selection(s) are subject to restrictions resulting from hiring preferences and priority consideration eligible.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume and supporting document will be evaluated against the qualifications of the position.

Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination has been made that you have inflated your responses to meet the position's qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.,) for professional and personal references on your resume.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

Required documents may vary based on the eligibility you are claiming (i.e., applying as a Military Spouse Preference - MSP, applying as a veteran, applying as a current federal employees, applying as a displaced employee, etc.,). The below document(s) are required and MUST be submitted with your application by the closing date of this job announcement:

  • Resume

Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support identified the general or specialized experience described in this announcement.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.

Other accepted documents to support a qualification and/or claimed preference/priority eligibility may include:

  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214/ Statement of Service
  • Diploma/ GED
  • Disability Letter (VA)
  • License
  • Other (1)
  • Other (2)
  • PCS Orders
  • Professional Certification
  • Proof of Marriage Status
  • Resume
  • Separation Notice (RIF)
  • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
  • Transcript

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and supporting documents which prove your claimed eligibility. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package to include supplemental documents may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

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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