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Industrial Equipment Mechanic – Jefferson Barracks, Missouri
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 499141Start Date: 11/30/-0001End Date: 11/30/-0001
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/10/2021. EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:
Equipment Assembly, Installation, RepairInterpret Instructions, Specifications (includes blueprint reading)MaterialsTechnical PracticesTroubleshootingUse Hand and Power Tools – Electronics 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: The majority of tasks performance involve eye/hand coordination when using the more skillful techniques of the trade when fabricating sheet metal articles, using hand and power tools, climbing ladders and scaffolds. Must be able to stoop, kneel, work with hands overhead, lift, use arm muscles and work in cramped or fatiguing positions. Employee May be exposed to toxic fumes, gases, and airborne particles in the performance of their duties. This exposure may adversely affect pulmonary function. The wearing of a protective respirator that will reduce the possibility of pulmonary damage is mandatory when working in areas where toxic exposure is a possibility. OSHA requirements mandate that when employees are required to use a respirator they must be willing to shave beard, and pass a baseline pulmonary function test prior to use of a respirator. Work is performed both inside and outside. The worker is exposed to noise from hammers and machines; to heat, cold, and inclement weather; unpleasant conditions in the form of fumes and cramped quarters; possibility of falling from ladders, cuts, and burns from working, soldering and welding.
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