Select/enter at least one occupational specialty code as defined below. Your selection will be used to determine your consideration for this position under open competitive and/or merit promotion procedures. The specialty codes for this position are 001, 002 and 003. You must select at least one specialty code; however, you may select all three codes, if applicable.
001 - All U.S. Citizens
002 - Competitive merit promotion. This includes current Federal employees who serve under a competitive career-career conditional appointment in the competitive service), reinstatement eligibles (former Federal employees who served under a career appointment in the competitive service), and VEOA eligibles (veterans with preference and veterans who have been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service).
003 - Noncompetitive merit promotion. This includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, Veterans' Recruitment Authority (VRA), and persons with disabilities. This also includes applicants who meet the qualifications for this position and who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal position at the grade of this position as announced under 722587.
1. From the descriptions below, select the appropriate response based on your level of experience, education, and/or training, that you fully possess and that demonstrates your ability to perform WG-09 Maintenance Mechanic duties. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume or application.A. I have experience performing work as a maintenance worker, as a lead in performing work in at least three of the following crafts: carpentry, painting, plumbing, masonry and able to detect needed repairs consistent to the trade, interpret blueprints and drawings, specifications, etc., and perform warehouse work with no supervision.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.A- I know little or nothing about this.
2. Construct items such as cabinets, doors, windows, steps, staircases, floors, and floor coverings.
3. Apply shop mathematics to plan, compute, and layout project with features such as arcs, tangents, and circles.
4. Use drawings, blueprints, and sketches to determine layout, work sequences, and material requirements and quantities.
5. Plan, measure and lay out materials according to dimensional requirements and specifications.
6. Cut bevels, grooves, miters, dados, and rabbets with power and hand tools.
7. Paint or coat materials such as building structures, signs, frames, and floors following accepted trade practices and standards that insure surfaces are fully coated, protected and free from drips and runs.
8. Name the proper steps required to prepare a surface for paint.
9. Name the common defects found in painting of substandard quality.
10. Thin, stir, and mix coating materials according to specific requirements.
11. Apply paint, varnish, and shellac with brushes, rollers and spray guns.
12. Work from building plans, blueprints, oral and written instructions and sketches in order to plan and layout the proper routing, placement, slant, slope and fall of plumbing systems and equipment.
13. Install a sink in a countertop from rough-in connections and describe all the assemblies and connections that need to be made.
14. Dismantle and reassemble a commercial wall hung toilet/residential toilet and can describe all the assemblies and connections that need to me made.
15. Operate small hand operated drain cleaning equipment and plungers.
16. Assemble PVC waste lines up to 4" with the proper routing, placement slant, slope, and fall.
17. Use and properly maintain all basic tools and equipment in the electrical field to include voltmeters, multimeters, audio tone location equipment, GFI testing equipment, and circuit breaker testing equipment.
18. Remove and replace existing electrical fixtures, wall receptacles, switches and light fixtures.
19. Path and pull wire through from box to box during a rough-in.
20. Use electrical test equipment to troubleshoot basic electrical problems.
21. Set and lay brick, CMU, precast concrete, and natural stone to construct items such as planter boxes, walls, and catch basins.
22. Cut openings into brick or block walls for the installation of doors, windows, or utilities.
23. Mix mortar and concrete in the proper proportions and strengths.
24. Use plumb lines, string lines, chalk lines, levels and transits to layout and construct masonry structures.
25. Specify and install various forms of reinforcement required in laying masonry units and concrete work such as control joints, expansion joints, rebar and WWM.