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Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Big Spring, TX
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 11/09/2017
Expire Date: 01/08/2018
Job Categories: Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Maintenance Mechanic

The West Texas VA Health Care System (WTVAHCS) is currently accepting applications for a full time permanent Maintenance Mechanic assigned to Engineering Service, at the George H. O'Brien Jr. VA Medical Center in Big Spring, TX. This announcement is not intended to cover all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of this position.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

. Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic mechanisms and their principals of operation as they relate to a variety of kitchen, medical, grounds maintenance, and other miscellaneous mobile equipment.

* Diagnoses equipment and support systems problems through troubleshooting processes as to repair complex electronic system components which supports medical equipmentand systems

* Repairs and maintains critical patient care and support systems.

. Ensures critical patient supportsystem alarms are reliable through recurring documented testing.

* Troubleshoots and repairs circulating pumps, air compressors, and hydraulic pumps systems to include replacing packing, sleeves, bearings, seals, rods, rings and impellers.

* Troubleshoots and repair automatic door operations, fire door closers, roll up doors and associated hardware/components.

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

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. Evidencewhich 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 Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C ( www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c ).

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.

INDESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).

PHYSICAL EFFORT/REQUIREMENTS: The incumbent makes repairs and installations from ladders, extension ladders and lifts in tunnels that require lifting, pushing, pulling, or carrying objects of varying weights, sizes and shapes, sometimes in excess of 50 pounds. He/she is subjected to strain due to lack of movement, such as standing in place, crouching, or stooping for extending periods of time.

Veterans Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or rsum. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.

Veterans with service-connected disability of less than 10%, non service-connected disability, and Purple Heart recipients, as-well-as those claiming derived preference for a spouse, widow or widower, or natural mother, should refer to and submit a completed " SF15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," (go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) and required documentation with your application materials. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
*Resume

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Cover Letter
*DD-214
*Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)
*OF-306
*Other Veterans Document
*SF-15
*SF-50
*Transcript


Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.

Qualifications & Requirements

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. Evidencewhich 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 Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C ( www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c ).

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.

INDESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).

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