Maintenance Mechanic (Carpenter) Job in Fort Wayne, Indiana – Department of Veterans Affairs



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Maintenance Mechanic (Carpenter) in Fort Wayne, Indiana Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Maintenance Mechanic (Carpenter) – Fort Wayne, Indiana
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 503885
Start Date: 11/30/-0001
End Date: 11/30/-0001

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. 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: You must have a valid state issued driver’s license. (SCREEN OUT) You must have the ability to perform the duties of the Maintenance Mechanic (Carpenter) without more than normal supervision. (SCREEN OUT) REQUIRED 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 that demonstrates your ability to do the work of a Maintenance Mechanic (Carpenter) without more than normal supervision. Such experience includes: Your background must demonstrate work involved in the full range of maintenance and carpenter trades at journeyman level to include building construction, roofing, plumbing, electrical, masonry, woodworking, concrete work, asphalt repairs, etc. This includes repair and preventive maintenance of irrigation systems, maintaining and repairing buildings and physical structures, facilities, and utilities using hand and power tools. Must possess knowledge for reading and interpreting blueprints, instructions, manuals and knowledge of codes and regulations related to carpentry and maintenance trade. While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume. You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position: Cover Letter DD-214/ Statement of Service Disability Letter (Schedule A) Disability Letter (VA) License OF-306 Other (1) Performance Appraisal Professional Certification Resume Separation Notice (RIF) SF-15 SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action Transcript NOTE: Your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide. If you do not clearly document your experience in your resume, you will be rated ineligible. 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: Works at benches or while material is on supports. This requires considerable standing, stooping, and bending. He also works on ladders and scaffolds which require his working overhead or in stretched, cramped, or awkward positions. Arm movement is considerable using such tools as handsaws and planers. Work may also require physical exertion and the lifting or carrying of various weights. Concrete work requires heavier effort in handling and finishing of the project.

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