National Park Service Maintenance Mechanic in Page, Arizona
Summary This position is a Maintenance Mechanic, WG-4749-10 located inGlen Canyon National Recreation Area . Please visit find a park for additional park information. Responsibilities Work independently to troubleshoot, repair, modify, overhaul, test, calibrate and install a variety of multi-component industrial and precision instruments and equipment. Perform plumbing related duties which will include planning, layout, and routing of piping systems specifically related to the water and wastewater fields. Work on alternating current (AC) electrical systems and circuits. Operate hypo chlorinators, solution tanks, pressure tanks, valves, mixed media filters, and reciprocating pumps associated with surface water and well water operations. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications To qualify, there is no specific length of training or experience required; however, your resume must demonstrate enough experience to show your ability to perform the duties of a Maintenance Mechanic without more than normal supervision. Examples of such experience include: (1) repairing multi-component industrial and precision instruments and equipment; (2) utilizing magnetic and differential pressure flowmeter, sonic meters, turbidimeter and other equipment that measure and record operating parameters; (3) servicing interdependent electrical and mechanical devices which control and regulate flows, pressures and levels; (4) installing different types of piping such as ductile iron, copper, galvanized steel, etc. SELECTIVE FACTOR: This position has a Selective Placement Factor (screen-out) which will be used to determine minimum qualifications for this position. Applicants not possessing this Selective Placement Factor will be found ineligible for this position. The Selective Placement Factor is: a Class "B" Commercial Driver License If your knowledge and ability in the SCREEN OUT factor above is not sufficient, you will receive no further consideration. In preparing your application, describe in detail the experience and training which you have had that specifically prepared you for this job and to perform the duties described for this job. Experience should be clearly described and documented in your resume. The qualifications reviewer will not assume performance of such duties by Job Titles alone. Address your knowledge, skills and/or abilities in the areas shown in the job-related factors. The following summarizes the qualification standard for this position found in the Job Qualifications System for Trades and Labor Occupations (Handbook X-118C) http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/Tabindx.asp. Volunteer Experience: 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; religious; 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. 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. Physical Effort: The incumbent makes installation from ladders, scaffolds and platforms where parts of the systems are in cramped places. This requires standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing and working in tiring and cramped positions. Frequently lifts and carries up to 80 pounds and occasionally over 100 pounds. Work Environment: The Utility Systems Operator is expected to work outside in all types of weather with temperatures varying from -20 to 110+ degrees; often works inside in dusty, dirty and occasionally greasy locations where there is a possibility of cuts and bruises. Often works at heights up to 20 feet above the ground, exposed to hazards of falls. Is required to operate inboard and outboard boats and fly in light aircraft. Works in confined spaces like dry wells and manholes. Education There is no substitution of education for experience for Wage Grade (WG) positions. Additional Information Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program. You will be required to submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result prior to appointment. In addition, this position is subject to random testing for illegal drug use. You will be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties; a valid driver's license is required. You will be required to submit a Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Driving Record. You must also submit (within a State sealed envelope or submitted directly by the State authorities), and at your own expense, all certified driving records from all States that disclose all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you. If selected you will be required to submit a valid driver's license prior to entry on duty. You must possess and maintain a current Class B, Commercial Driver's License. You may be required to work overtime. Occupancy of government quarters is required. If you are a new employee in the Federal government, you will be required to complete a one-year probationary period. You must be able to obtain and maintain a current Water Treatment Operators Certificate, and you must be able to secure and maintain a valid Arizona Department of Health Services Level I Water Treatment Operators Certificate. Please indicate the level of certification you currently possess. You must be able to obtain and maintain a current Wastewater Treatment Operators Certificate, and you must be able to secure and maintain a valid Arizona Department of Health Services Level I Wastewater Treatment Operators Certificate. Please indicate the level of certification you currently possess. You may be required to travel overnight away from home up to 5 nights per month. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes. Government Charge Card: You may be required to complete training and obtain/maintain a government charge card with travel and/or purchase authority. You will be required to pass Department of the Interior motorized watercraft operator training (DOIMOCC) prior to operation of watercraft, and take refresher training as required. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) or Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP or CTAP eligible see http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ctap_guideline.pdf. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.