Maintenance Supervisor

  • Green Job Crawler
  • Washington, DC
  • 27 May, 2019

Job Description

Maintenance Supervisor ====================== ##### Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration ##### Facilities Management Service Overview -------- - ##### Open & closing dates 05/24/2019 to 06/03/2019 - ##### Service Competitive - ##### Pay scale & grade WS 14 - ##### Salary $41.22 to $48.07 per hour - ##### Appointment type Permanent - ##### Work schedule Full-Time Location -------- 1 vacancy in the following location: - Washington, DC ##### Relocation expenses reimbursed No ##### Telework eligible No - Duties ------ ### Summary The Maintenance Supervisor provides general supervision to the Maintenance and Repair Section of the Engineering Service which includes the Plumbing/Pipefitting, Electrical, Electro-Mechanical, Preventive Maintenance, and Building Trades for a total area of 835,000 square feet. Learn more about this agency ### Responsibilities Duties include but are not limited to: - Responsible for the Physical Plant operation and equipment systems in the Central Control Panel; - Responds to all needs of the entire complex which consists of approximately 2,500 employees; - Work consists of the operation, installation, preventive maintenance and repair of all systems; - Installs, maintains and repairs water, steam, sewer, vacuum, air and medical gas systems both inside and outside buildings; - Maintains, repairs on, or replaces all plumbing and heating fixtures, electrical/mechanical systems and equipment; - Makes major repairs or replaces major components of VA owned property and building service equipment, including solar hot water and heating equipment; - Plans, organizes and directs the work schedules and sequence of operations for both preventive and corrective maintenance work that is done by the unit; - Develops procedures and work requirements, sets standards of quality and quantity, and assures that these standards are met; - Performs preventive maintenance of all systems in the facility to include electrical, mechanical, plumbing, hydraulic, pneumatic, emergency power generating, air conditioning and refrigeration, automatic doors, etc.; - Provides maintenance and repairs on building service equipment such as transformers, street lights, standby electrical generating equipment, and stored energy systems; - Maintains and repairs the buildings and structures to prevent or control deterioration and provide safe, sanitary and attractive surroundings; - Plans and organizes the overall activities of the Maintenance and Repair section; - Recommends changes to the organizational structure and related staffing to the Maintenance and Operations Chief, Chief/Assistant Chief Engineer; - Develops work schedules of unit employees with appropriate foreman/supervisors; - Prepares position descriptions and related performance standards and modifies or updates when changes warrant. Performs formal evaluations of employee performance; - May be called upon to respond to after-hours calls, and is able to make decisions independently during these times in order to preserve the safety of patients and employees; - May travel to other Community Based Outpatient Clinics. ### Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. ##### Supervisory status Yes ##### Promotion Potential None - #### Job family (Series) 4701 Miscellaneous General Maintenance and Operations Work - Requirements ------------ ### Conditions of Employment - You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job - Designated and/or random drug testing may be required - Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 - You may be required to serve a probationary period - Subject to a background/security investigation - Pre-employment physical required - Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process ### Qualifications To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 06/03/2019. **EXPERIENCE:** A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards. **SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT:** Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements: - Building and Construction - Critical Thinking - Customer Service - Decision Making - Industrial Equipment Operation - Leadership - Mechanical 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; religions; 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. **Note**: *A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.* **Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:** Must have full use of all body members in order to meet the frequent demands for stooping, climbing, standing, climbing ladders, etc. Subject to all types of weather conditions and frequently moves from environmentally controlled conditions to those of extreme heat and cold. Frequently exposed to the hazards of heights, falling materials, operating equipment, etc. **Work Schedule:** 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday; Some nights/weekends may be required. **Position Description Title/PD\#:** Maintenance Supervisor/PD4084-0 **Relocation/Recruitment Incentives:** Not authorized **PCS Expenses:** Not authorized ### Education This job does not have an education qualification requirement. ### Additional information **Receiving Service Credit or Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave:** Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed. The **Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan** (ICTAP) and **Career Transition Assistance Plan** (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal/VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at **Placement Policy:** The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position. It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. **Veterans and Transitioning Service Members**: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members. Financial disclosure not required. For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document. If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. ### How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. **IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.** Narrative responses are not required at this time. If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview. Your resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. ### Background checks and security clearance ##### Security clearance Other ##### Drug test required No - Required Documents ------------------ To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: - Resume - SF-50 The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information. - Cover Letter - DD-214 - OF-306 - Other - Other Veterans Document - Resume - SF-15 - SF-50 - Transcript **Veterans' Preference:** When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. **Documentation is required to award preference.** For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit - Benefits -------- A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. - How to Apply ------------ **All applicants are encouraged to apply online.** To apply for this position, you must complete the questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 06/03/2019 to receive consideration. To preview the questionnaire click 1. To begin, **click Apply Online** to create a USA JOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USA JOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. 2. Click **Submit My Answers** to submit your application package. **NOTE:** It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. To verify your application is complete, log into your USA JOBS account,, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Application page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USA JOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USA JOBS account or your application will be incomplete. **NOTE**: Participation in the seasonal influenza program is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP). HCP are individuals who, during the influenza season, work in VHA locations where patients receive care or who come into contact with VA patients as part of their duties. VHA locations include, but are not limited to, VA hospitals and associated clinics, community living centers (CLCs), community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs), domiciliary units, Vet centers and VA-leased facilities. HCP include all VA licensed and unlicensed, clinical and administrative, paid and unpaid, full- and part-time employees, intermittent employees, fee basis employees, VA contractors, students, researchers, volunteers, and trainees who work at these facilities. HCP that are unable to receive or otherwise decline a flu shot will be expected to wear a face mask throughout the influenza season. ### Agency contact information ### VHA National Recruitment Center ##### Phone (844)456-5208 ##### Email ##### Address Washington VA Medical Center 50 Irving Street, Northwest Washington, DC 20422 US Learn more about this agency ### Next steps Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. After we receive application packages (including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants will be notified of their status by email. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview. All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made. You may check the status of your application at any time by logging into your USA Jobs account and clicking on Applications. Information regarding your application status can be found in the USAJobs Help Center. - Fair & Transparent ------------------ The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance. ### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. - Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants ### Reasonable Accommodation Policy Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: - An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job. - An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace. - An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events. You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency. #### Legal and regulatory guidance - Financial suitability - Social security number request - Privacy Act - Signature and false statements - Selective Service - New employee probationary period This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.