Maintenance Worker

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Abiquiu, NM
United States
Job Description
Summary This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel of the DoD Workforce to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. About the Position: This position serves as a Maintenance Worker for the project office to which assigned. The maintenance staff operates and maintains on or more flood control dams. Responsibilities At the full performance level, employee will: Perform a variety of maintenance, repair, and operational duties for the project office to which assigned. Apply a variety of standardized methods, procedures and techniques to maintain and repair equipment such as, hydraulic gates, hoists, hangers, cranes, elevators, sump pumps, water systems pumps, chlorinators and stand-by generators. Inspect circuit breakers and fuses for proper condition and size, replacing defective breakers. Weld similar metal components together to fabricate or repair equipment using gas welding, brazing, or arc welding. Construct, install, repair or modify items and structures, such as: panels, bins, concrete forms, dry walls, shelves, framework, doors, finished paneling, interior and exterior trim, bulletin boards, cabinets, bookcases and counters. Repair, replace, and maintain such things as pipe, tile, union joints, faucets and drains. Inspect dam and appurtenant structures and equipment using standard inspection checklists. Operate a variety of vehicles and vessels, such as, sedans, light duty pickup trucks, and 5-ton trucks, tractors, forklifts, motorboats, work barges, etc. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens 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. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a(n) Maintenance Worker ~ without more than normal supervision. I have experience performing common maintenance and repair tasks on mechanical equipment, utility systems, buildings, and/or other appurtenant structures and property under the normal supervision of a work leader or journey-level maintenance worker who observes tasks in progress and upon completion makes sure they are properly performed. - Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Use moderate physical effort to stack, load, unload, move and carry tools, equipment and materials ranging in weight from 10 pounds to 40 pounds unassisted. Occasionally lift heavier objects with assistance (e.g., using a hand truck). Required to reach, walk, stand, stoop, bend, kneel, crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Occasionally work in cramped quarters, or from ladders, scaffolds or platforms. Work is performed inside and outside in all types of weather (e.g., heat, cold, rain, wind, etc.) and usually in a dirty, dusty and/or greasy environment. Incumbent is exposed to the possibility of broken bones, electrical shocks, burns, cuts bruises, maimed fingers and scrapes. Occasionally is required to wear uncomfortable protective clothing. Education Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Installation Management Career Field position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. WG-4749-08 Pay Range, Per Hour: $26.28 - $30.65 WG-4749-07 Pay Range, Per Hour: $24.33 - $28.38 Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.