Maintenance Worker


Vacancy ID: 798205   Announcement Number: 12-JAC-259E   USAJOBS Control Number: 332620400

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The Vacancy Identification Number is:  798205.
1. Title of Job

Educational Aide
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

07

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Maintenance Worker

21. Geographic Availability

450885079 Fort Jackson, SC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one response that best describes how your background meets the basic experience requirements for a Maintenance Worker, WG-4749-07 position. Read all of the responses before making your selection. MARK ONLY ONE RESPONSE. If you select more than one response, or leave this question blank, you will be rated ineligible. If you do not meet these minimum qualifications, you will be considered ineligible and will not receive consideration for this position.

The resume or application materials you submit for this announcement must support the answers you claim under this and other questions. If not, you will be found to be ineligible for this position or your score will be lowered.

A. I have experience that demonstrates ability to perform work as a maintenance worker performing less complex (essentially sub journey level) tasks on my own initiative with only general supervision subject to occasional inspection and/or performing more complex tasks work under close supervision of journey or higher graded maintenance workers. This experience must have included maintenance, repair and construction of buildings and facilities in at least two of the following trades: carpentry, electrical, painting, plumbing, masonry.

B. I do not possess the experience described above.


2. I am requesting Military Spouse Preference based on the transfer of my military spouse to obtain a position in the commuting area of this position. Applicants requesting Military Spouse Preference (MSP) must submit the following documents along with their completed application: a) Military Spouse Employment Request Form available online at: http://www.am.dodea.edu/ddessasc/employment/MSPRequestFormNov05.DOC; b) A copy of the sponsor's Permanent Change of Station orders indicating authorization of dependent travel; c) Copy of marriage certificate.

A. Yes
B. No

For questions 3, 4,and 5, your answers should include convictions resulting from a plea of nolo contendere (no contest), but omit: (1) traffic fines of $300 or less, (2) any violation of law committed before your 16th birthday, (3) any violation of law committed before your 18th birthday if finally decided in juvenile court or under a Youth Offender law, (4) any conviction set aside under the Federal Youth Corrections Act or similar state law, and (5) any conviction for which the record was expunged under Federal or state law.

3. During the last 10 years, have you been convicted, been imprisoned, been on probation, or been on parole? (Includes felonies, firearms or explosives violations, misdemeanors, and all other offenses.) If "YES," use the narrative section to provide the date, explanation of the violation, place of occurrence, and the name and address of the police department or court involved.

A. Yes
B. No

4. Have you been convicted by a military court-martial in the past 10 years? (If no military service, answer "NO.") If "YES," use the narrative section to provide the date, explanation of the violation, place of occurrence, and the name and address of the military authority or court involved.

A. Yes
B. No

5. Are you now under charges for any violation of law?  If "YES," use the narrative section to provide the date, explanation of the violation, place of occurrence, and the name and address of the police department or court involved.

A. Yes
B. No

6. During the last 5 years, have you been fired from any job for any reason, did you quit after being told that you would be fired, did you leave any job by mutual agreement because of specific problems, or were you debarred from Federal employment by the Office of Personnel Management or any other Federal agency? If "YES," use the narrative section to provide the date, an explanation of the problem, reason for leaving, and the employer's name and address.

A. Yes
B. No

7. Are you delinquent on any Federal debt? (Includes delinquencies arising from Federal taxes, loans, overpayment of benefits, and other debts to the U.S. Government, plus defaults of Federally guaranteed or insured loans such as student and home mortgage loans.) If "YES," use the narrative section to provide the type, length, and amount of the delinquency or default, and steps that you are taking to correct the error or repay the debt.

A. Yes
B. No

8. Do you receive, or have you ever applied for, retirement pay, pension, or other retired pay based on military, Federal civilian, or District of Columbia Government service?

A. Yes
B. No

Please use this section to provide the required information if you have answered "Yes" to numbers 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 on the suitability questions.  If you have answered "Yes" to the referenced questions, you MUST provide the required information.  All of your answers must be truthful and complete.  A false statement on any part of your application may be grounds for not hiring you or for firing you after you begin work.  Also, you may be punished by a fine or imprisonment (U.S. Code, title 18, section 1001).  You may be asked to provide this information at any time.

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.
B- I have had study or training in this.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
E- I am consulted by other journeypersons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.

9. Follow simple blueprints, building plans, work orders, drawings, sketches and oral instructions to select tools and materials needed for construction/maintenance/repair work.

10. Follow simple blueprints, work orders, and oral instructions to select tools and materials needed for construction/maintenance/repair work.

11. Complete continuing assignments following only general instructions.

12. Deal with frequently changing directions, instructions, and situations.

13. Follow general oral and written instructions that involve making decisions and performing tasks or processes that require remembering directions, sequences, using a controlled, common sense approach in a changing situation, etc.

14. Take measurements and to make computations (adding, subtracting, division and simple fractions).

15. Keep accurate records of the type of work performed, the nature of the materials used, amount of time spent, and written instructions received.

16. Lift and move heavy objects or materials weighing around 50 pounds.

17. Access and use computers for e-mail, basic research, record keeping, or training.

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.
B- I have had study or training in this.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
E- I am consulted by other journeypersons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.

18. Independently plan, layout and complete work such as performing rough carpentry as a portion of an entire job (e.g., rough framing, laying all subflooring in a given structure); to construct, repair and replace basic wooden items such as shelving, doors, simple cabinets, tables, countertops, windows, trim, etc.; to perform finish carpentry work on less complex structures.

19. Perform carpentry work in maintenance, alteration, or repair of historic structures or facilities with wooden or wood substitute items on structures such as windows and door encasement, screens, window glass, interior and exterior trim, staircases, thresholds, cornices, exhibit cases, or panels.

20. Replace defective siding, steps, windowsills and thresholds.

21. Replace glass panes and damaged portions of wooden walks and/or steps.

22. Measure, cut, or install woodwork using on-site measurements, verbal directions, simple blueprints, drawings sketches and specifications.

23. Use and maintain common power and hand tools such as electric drill, circular power saw, reciprocating saw, table saw, hand saws, miter saw, router, belt/oscillating sander, level, tape measure, framing square, hammers, jointer, router, squares, chisels, drills, screwdrivers, planes, chalk lines, and plumb bobs.

24. Identify and use carpentry materials such as wood, composites, hardware, fasteners, roof coverings, sheeting, drywall and tools such as ladders, scaffolding, pneumatic tools or drill presses.

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.
B- I have had study or training in this.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
E- I am consulted by other journeypersons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.

25. Prepare surfaces for painting by scraping, sanding, wire brushing and, as necessary, masking areas.

26. Prepare and apply paint, stain or other coverings to a variety of surfaces such as: bare wood, previously painted wood, weathered wood, or metals.

27. Independently select and use a variety of painting tools and equipment to include: drop cloths, paint rollers, brushes, paint mixer, ladders, scaffolding, putty knives, and drywall hand tools.

28. Clean and maintain painting work area, all tools, and equipment.

29. Independently identify and use most materials of the trade such as paints, paint thinners, varnish, stains, sealers, fillers, sand paper, paint remover, abrasives (sandpaper and solvents), drywall texture, drywall mud, plaster and waterproofing materials.

30. Observe all safety requirements, including the use of personal protective equipment.

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.
B- I have had study or training in this.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
E- I am consulted by other journeypersons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.

31. Assemble and connect or replace air, gas, sewage or water fixtures and facilities such as lavatories, showers, sinks, basins, storm sewers, floor drains, radiators, copper lines, hot water heaters, home-type dishwashing machines and disposal units.

32. Caulk and seal union joints, faucets, and shower drains.

33. Remove, clean, and reinstall or replace traps, faucets, and unions; and open plugged drains by flooding vent pipes, reaming or drilling.

34. Repair plumbing lines (water distribution or sewage collection lines), simple valves, etc.

35. Perform plumbing tasks such as replacing hose bibs, valves, nipples, unions and elbows, fixtures, toilets, flush valves, faucets, pipe and copper lines.

36. Identify, select, and use plumbing materials such as: black iron, cast iron, brass, PVC, CPVC, copper and galvanized steel pipe, copper and other tubing; a wide variety of fittings, caulking compounds, washers, faucets, etc.

37. Use and maintain a variety of tools, and equipment associated with the plumbing trade such as tapes, rules, and hacksaws, hand and power pipe threaders and cutters, hand and power snakes, tubing cutters, packing and caulking irons, wrenches, augers, torches, basin wrenches, hand and power saws, etc.

38. Use basic plumbing tools to make repairs to water lines made of copper, PVC, CPVC, iron, and polyethylene or other tubing.

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.
B- I have had study or training in this.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
E- I am consulted by other journeypersons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.

39. Replace light switches and fixtures, wall outlets, or cover plates.

40. Assist in the installation of wiring, fixtures, or simple electrical controls.

41. Repair simple electrical systems such as outlets, switches, light fixtures, regulators, or circuit breakers.

42. Test circuits to see if they are complete after making repairs or installations.

43. Identify and use common electrical materials such as wiring, wire gauge, conduit, switches, receptacles, breakers, panels, or motors.

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.
B- I have had study or training in this.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
E- I am consulted by other journeypersons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.

44. Perform concrete and plaster touch-up around existing historic or masonry structures.

45. Perform minor masonry historic restoration and repair.

46. Mix mortar.

47. Select and use masonry tools such as trowels, shovels, plumb bobs, gauge lines, spirit levels, hammers, chisels.

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.
B- I have had study or training in this.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
E- I am consulted by other journeypersons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.

48. Operate vehicles requiring judging overhead, side clearances, turning radius, and braking distance by assessing height, weight, width, and length of vehicle.

49. Operate pickup trucks, flatbed trucks with tandem axle trailers, or vans transporting personnel, equipment or both in a variety of traffic and road conditions.

50. Operate a forklift. small backhoe or skid steer loader (wheeled and tracked) with assorted hydraulic attachments.

51. Pick up or haul lumber or other building materials to job sites and clean up and remove excess materials from job sites.

52. Perform snow removal utilizing snow plows and snow throwers.

53. Load trucks and secure loads using binders, straps, tarps, etc., for a variety of loads.

54. I certify that my response to this questionnaire and the resume and documents provided in my application are true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. FAILURE TO CERTIFY WILL RENDER YOU INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

A. Yes
B. No