Maintenance Worker


Vacancy ID: 634642   Announcement Number: W-JELA-13-37-DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 339758200

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1. Title of Job

Maintenance Worker
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

05

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Maintenance Worker

21. Geographic Availability

220350087 Chalmette, LA
221230055 Lafayette, LA
221488051 Marrero, LA
221690071 New Orleans, LA
222250057 Thibodaux, LA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the appropriate response based on your current level of experience and/or training that you fully possess and that demonstrates your ability to perform the duties of this position. Select only one response and do not leave this question blank.

A. I am able to perform complex maintenance work associated with a variety of trades such as carpentry, painting, plumbing, and other trades appropriate to this position. I have supervised or served as a lead worker over others in the performance of such tasks as a regular part of my duties. I have extensive experience in roads, trails, and building maintenance and can repair and operate a variety of tools and equipment associated with the trades above. I take initiative to solve complex problems and can accomplish a variety of maintenance worker assignments independently and safely. I possess a strong work ethic, dexterity and am able to perform strenuous work as required by the position. I possess the ability to use a computer, maintain records, and perform simple arithmetic calculations.

B. I am able to perform the full range of maintenance worker duties associated with more than one trade such as carpentry, painting, plumbing, and other trades appropriate to this position. I have performed these duties on my own initiative with only general supervision subject to occasional inspection. I occasionally serve as a sub-foreman. I am able to troubleshoot and take initiative to solve problems and accomplish work assignments in a safe manner. I have knowledge of a variety of technical trade terminology, tools, and equipment in more than one area. I possess a strong work ethic, dexterity and am able to perform strenuous work as required by the position. I possess the ability to use a computer, maintain records, and perform simple arithmetic calculations.

C. I am able to perform common maintenance worker duties associated with more than one trade area such as carpentry, painting, plumbing, and other trades appropriate to this position without more than normal supervision. I take initiative to solve problems and accomplish work assignments in a safe manner. I have knowledge of technical trade terminology, tools, and equipment in more than one area. I have the ability to create material lists related to labor and costs of maintenance projects. Tasks assigned to me are inspected upon completion by my work leader or supervisor for conformance to requirements. I possess a strong work ethic, dexterity and am able to perform strenuous work as required by the position. I possess the ability to use a computer, maintain records, and perform simple arithmetic calculations.

D. I am able to perform simple tasks but know little or nothing about maintenance work related to the trades listed in the responses above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item. The tasks will be used to assess the experience and skills you possess to perform the duties of this position.

A- I know little or nothing about this
B- I have had study or training in this, but I have never done this on the job
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 journey persons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs

2. Measure, cut, or install woodwork using on-site measurements, verbal directions, or drawings and specifications.

3. Perform minor carpentry work involving stabilization, preservation, or restoration to wood/masonry historic and non-historic structures.

4. Use and maintain 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, or plumb bob.

5. Identify and use carpentry materials such as wood, composites, hardware, fasteners, roof covering, sheeting, drywall and tools such as ladders, scaffolding, power saws, drills, sanders, pneumatic tools or hammers.

6. Use basic arithmetic to perform carpentry work.

7. Perform simple framing or roofing work.

8. Work with trail surfaces such as dirt, hardened, rock, wooden, concrete, brick, or paved.

9. Perform trails maintenance work in a recreational, park, or preserve area such as clean road drainage ditches, culverts, gutters, or pick up trash.

10. Maintain and construct graded or paved trails, trail drainage, trail bridges, or guard rails.

11. Clean curbs or drainage ditches.

12. Build simple fences.

13. Install simple structures.

14. Prune vegetation along trail sides or cut trail edge berms.

15. Clear trails of downed trees, obstacles, rocks, or debris.

16. Operate and maintain gas and electric power tools such as jackhammers, chainsaws, generators, augers, backpack blowers, pole saws, tampers, rock drills, or string trimmers.

17. Operate and maintain hand tools such as wrenches, drills, shovels, rakes, tape measures, fence pliers, or fence stretchers.

18. Identify and use materials such as wood, composites, hardware, fasteners, timbers, rough cut lumber, posts, fencing, concrete, hot mix, gravel, or cold patch.

19. Prepare surfaces for painting by scraping, sanding, or brushing.

20. Prepare surfaces for the application of paint or stain, bare wood, previously painted wood, weathered wood, or metals.

21. Clean painting work area, tools, and equipment.

22. Use basic painting tools and equipment such as drop cloths, rollers, brushes, paint mixer, ladders, tarps, putty knives, or drywall hand tools.

23. Use painting materials such as paint thinner, paints, varnish, stains, sealers, fillers, sand paper, drywall texture, or drywall mud.

24. Help identify and use different paint finishes (e.g., gloss, satin, flat, pearl), primers, acrylics, enamels, stains, varnishes, and thinners.

25. Use paint tools such as respirators, scrapers, or airless and pressure sprayers.

26. Help detect and repair minor plumbing leaks and unclog sinks, toilets, drains, or repair water lines.

27. Help cut and thread galvanized pipe or cut and joint PVC pipes.

28. Replace faucet washers or unplug drains using a plunger.

29. Use and maintain plumbing tools and equipment such as torches, pipe threader, adjustable wrench, snakes, pipe and tubing cutters, air equipment, pliers, or electric sewer auger.

30. Read blueprints and specifications related to plumbing work.

31. Identify and use plumbing materials such as ductile iron, copper, cast iron, plastic, steel, or PVC.

32. Use plumbing tools and equipment such as tubing cutters, threaders, manual and power saws, torches, chain cutters, hand and power snakes, augers, or basin wrenches.

33. Help install or repair parts of potable water distribution, drain, waste, or vent piping systems and fixtures (e.g., valves and pumps).

34. Perform hand and dig work.

35. Pump septic and portable toilets.

36. Operate or perform minor repairs on motor vehicles or tractors weighing up to 10,000 pounds with dual speed axle or auxiliary attachments such as power take-offs or snow removal equipment.

37. Operate motor vehicles such as 4x2 or 4x4 pickups, trash compactors, small single and dual axle trailers, and small tractors with bucket, fork, and grader attachments.

38. Load vehicles by hand or use small front-end loader to load sand, salt, topsoil, or other materials.

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

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

41. Perform normal operator maintenance on equipment such as greasing fittings, replacing belts, cleaning filters, changing oil, lubrication, adding fluids, or changing tires.

42. Pick up or haul lumber, concrete, or other materials to project sites and clean up and remove excess materials and litter from project sites.

43. Use and maintain tools and equipment common to vehicle or equipment operator maintenance such as feeler gauges, open/box wrenches, torque wrenches, snap ring pliers, floor jacks, pneumatic tools, parts washers, bench grinders, hand grinders, or screwdrivers.

44. Work with equipment maintenance materials such as filters, lubricants, degreasers, spark plugs, belts, seals, bearings, and universal joints.

45. Help remove sand using basic sand removal techniques.

46. Clean visitor use buildings, offices, or comfort stations (e.g., toilets, floors, and garbage cans).

47. Mop and wax floors, clean mirrors, windows, urinals, and toilet bowls.

48. Polish chrome fixtures, empty ashtrays, remove waste paper, or properly dispose of biohazard materials, garbage trash and recyclables.

49. Vacuum carpets or other surfaces.

50. Wash chairs or furniture.

51. Replace toilet tissue, hand towels, or soap.

52. Maintain stock of cleaning materials and supplies.

53. Pick up litter from park grounds, trails, or roadsides and deposit material in dumpsters.

54. Clean and service chemical toilets, restrooms, or other campground or visitor facilities.

55. Use biohazards and chemicals following proper safety precautions.

56. Clean walls, counter tops, sinks, or drinking fountains.

57. Sweep walkways, rake picnic sites, or wipe down picnic tables.

58. Dig ditches.

59. Load and unload boxes and materials.

60. Clean or maintain fire grates or picnic tables.

61. Perform strenuous labor duties such as pulling, pushing, loading, shoveling, bending, hammering, or hiking while carrying gear and tools.

62. Carry heavy items to work sites such as bags of concrete, rolls of barbed wire, fence posts, or stays.

63. Clean and organize tool caches, vehicles, or work areas.

64. Control weeds and brush around buildings, utilities, picnic areas, roads, or parking areas.

65. Mow, fertilize, water, cut, edge, or seed lawn or grounds areas.

66. Ability to operate with dexterity and safety.

67. Use and maintain custodial, janitorial, or general laborer tools, equipment, or measuring instruments such as vacuum cleaners, shampooer, scrub brushes, dusters, mops, brooms, or tape measurers.

68. Use hand tools such as grading rakes, stone hooks, spades, or various types of pruning shears.

69. Use custodial, janitorial or general maintenance materials such as glass cleaners, disinfectants, hand soaps, hand towels, toilet paper, carpet cleaners, general purpose cleaners, vacuum cleaner bags, or trash bags.

70. Read and interpret material safety data sheets (MSDS).

71. Perform various maintenance duties using operating manuals, maintenance manuals, or from oral instructions, or from interpreting blueprints, specifications, schematics, and diagrams.