Air Education and Training Command

Summary Click on “Learn more about this agency” button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to perform facility maintenance work primarily involving two or more of the trades which perform maintenance and repair of facilities such as buildings. Structures, grounds, and related fixtures and utilities, as well as assisting with other construction projects. Responsibilities – Performs the simpler and more routine tasks of the plumbing trade – Performs simpler and more routine carpentry duties – Performs simpler and more routine duties of the air conditioning equipment trade – Provides support for all crafts in the Operations and Maintenance(O&M) section – Utilizes safety practices and procedures followi~g established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work environment Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications In order to qualify, you must meet the quality level of experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook X-118C. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-4700 General Maintenance & Operations Work Group. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. The screen out element for this position is the ability to do the work of a MAINTENANCE WORKER without more than normal supervision. JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Ability to learn and willingness to assist higher grade workers by obtaining, carrying, lifting, and positioning parts, equipment and tools. 2. Ability to learn and utilize knowledge of applicable safety regulations, practices, and procedures. 3. Ability to read, and follow directions, guidelines, drawings, specifications, and interpret sketches and illustrations to assist higher level workers. 4. Ability to learn and perform common, less complex plumbing trade tasks, including ability to use common band tools and portable power tools associated with the trade. 5. Ability to learn limited woodworking techniques to assist in assembling, installing, and repairing items or structures, including operation and maintenance of simple band and power tools such as sanding, sawing, and drilling equipment. 6. Ability to work as a member of a team to assist other crafts and trades personnel during work assignments PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. PHYSICAL EFFORT: The employee lifts, carries, and handles equipment up to 70 pounds unassisted and over 70 ponds with assistance. Works from ladders, scaffolding platforms, cramped areas, or confined spaces where equipment, ~arts, or tools are hard to reach. Work requires frequent stooping, stretching bending, kneeling, and working in tiring, uncomfortable positions for long periods. WORKING CONDITIONS: The employee works indoors and outdoors on elevated structures and in cramped areas or confined spaces. Conditions are often dirty, dusty, greasy, hot, wet, or cold. Exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Subject to discomfort from face masks or other protective devises when there is a possibility of exposure to noxious gases, fumes, or acids. Subject to possible bums, cuts and injury from falls. May be required to wear safety equipment. such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, and hard hats and other personal protective equipment Education Additional Information Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location. Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service may be required prior to appointment to the position. Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position in the competitive service, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a completed copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 12413477 If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.

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