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Army Installation Management Command Maintenance Mechanic Leader in Fort Hood, Texas

Summary About the Position: Fort Hood rests in the beautiful 'hill and lake' country of Central Texas between Killeen and Copperas Cove and is approximately 60 miles north of the capital city of Austin, 50 miles south of Waco, 160 miles south of Dallas, and 150 miles north of San Antonio. For everyone who enjoys the outdoors, The Great Place is the ideal location, because of warm winters and hot summers. The nearby lakes, Belton and Stillhouse, offer year round outdoor recreation activities. Responsibilities Serves as working leader of 4 or more employees in accomplishing a variety of trades and labor work. Ensures adequate supplies, material, equipment, and tools are on hand prior to the start of each job, and that needed stock is obtained from supply locations. Takes direction from the supervisor to ensure there is enough to keep everyone in work crew busy. Checks work in progress and when finished, checks for compliance with supervisor's instructions on work sequence, procedures, methods, and deadlines. Answers workers' questions regarding procedures, policies, written instructions, and other directives (e.g., technical orders). Provides information to supervisor on status and progress of work, causes of delays, and overall work operations and problems (e.g., additional on-the-job training requirements for individual employees). Assures that safety and housekeeping rules are followed (e.g., assures that machine capacities are not exceeded and that tools are properly used). Performs self-help and preventive maintenance required to retain facilities in an acceptable state of repair. Assists supervisor in technical inspection of facilities. Prepares and submits work orders requests and follow-up on completion of work that is beyond individual capacity. Performs a wide variety of maintenance tasks in different fields to include: HVAC, Carpentry, Painting, Plumbing, Electrical, and Equipment Repair. 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): I have the Ability to Lead or Supervise common Maintenance Mechanic duties, such as the maintenance or repair of variety of large of heating and cooling systems to include boilers, water heaters, electrical panels, equipment motors, surface and recessed lighting, equipment switches; the application of a variety of carpentry skills and techniques in repairing or maintaining a variety of wooden structures, as well as the interpretation and application of building plans and blueprints; painting a variety of items such as stairs, stairways and walls, as well as spackling holes or cracks in ceilings/walls; installation, maintenance, or repair of plumbing systems; maintenance or repair work on building wiring; perform minor repairs on ice machines, refrigerators, walk-in freezers, and/or dishwashers. I work under normal supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed. - Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Physical Effort: Work requires a considerable amount of physical labor. Continuous walking, bending, stooping, climbing is required. The employee occasionally may lift and carry items that weigh up to 40 pounds or more with the assistance of another employee. Working Conditions: Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. Exposed to possibility of cuts, bruises, scalds/burns, electrical shocks, and exposure to carbon monoxide and other toxic fumes or chemicals. Protective clothing and devices such as googles, heavy aprons, hard hats, ear protection, steel toed shoes, and gloves must be worn to minimize the potential for accidents. 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. Two 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 Career Program (CP) 17 - Material Maintenance Management position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Further certification from this vacancy may take place for up to 90 days after close date of the announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. 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. Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/.

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