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Maintenance Mechanic

About Washington Headquarters Services

WHS is the designated support and service provider of human resources, facilities, resource management, contracting, personnel security, research, equal employment opportunity, transportation, and executive services for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff, the Military Departments, other select DoD Components in the National Capital Region and beyond, Congress, and the White House.

Duties

Incumbents typical work assignments may include the following: Ability to install and operate electrical fixtures, writing, and controls, and to read and follow writing diagrams. Skill in constructing, operating, and servicing a variety of domestic air conditioning units and systems, power sources, and cooling units. Knowledge of standard methods of combustion, heat transfer principles, and fuel characteristics to install, repair, and maintain heating boilers and domestic heating units and systems.

Qualifications

For qualifications determinations, it is recommended that applicants include their months and hours worked per week for each employment listed on their resume. If a determination is not able to be made about the length of your creditable experience for qualification requirements, you will be removed from consideration. For qualifications determinations, it is recommended that applicants include their months and hours worked per week for each employment listed on their resume. If a determination is not able to be made about the length of your creditable experience for qualification requirements, you will be removed from consideration. Your background must demonstrate up to a full range of Maintenance Mechanic tasks, which includes Performing common tasks of a Maintenance Mechanic, under close supervision of a supervisor or lead. Have received some training which equipped employee with the knowledge and ability in performing maintenance mechanic duties involving at least two trades for the purpose of building upkeep and maintaining grounds. You may qualify at the WG-08 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement: You must demonstrate a full range of common Maintenance Mechanic tasks under close supervision of a supervisor or lead, which includes performing maintenance mechanic duties which involves at least two trades used to upkeep buildings, grounds, fixtures, structures and utilities.

Application instructions

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Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

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