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Maintenance Mechanic

Job Element: (General Maintenance and Operations Work Family)
Job Series: 4749 (OPM Classification & Qualifications)

 

Types / Parentheticals

  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Maintenance Mechanic (Leader)
  • Maintenance Mechanic (Supervisor)

 

Overview

This job series covers positions responsible for performing all types of building maintenance, construction and repair tasks that require knowledge and application of a variety of trade practices associated with such occupations as electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, pipefitting, and air-conditioning. You must be capable and have experience in at least two of the following building maintenance trades: Electrical, Pipefitting, Air Conditioning, Painting, Plumbing, and Carpentry. You must have the ability and knowledge to complete a variety of tasks in these trades and be capable of reading and understanding blueprints, factory manuals, and operating manuals sufficient to accomplish the described tasks. You must be familiar with all tools, equipment, and materials used by maintenance mechanics. You also must be able to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision.

 

Duties at CBP

Work within this job series requires a Maintenance Mechanic to perform a variety of tasks involved in the installation, trouble shooting, maintenance, modification, overhaul and repair of a variety of industrial-type equipment and fixtures with complex air conditioning/refrigeration, electrical, carpentry, pipefitting, painting, and plumbing systems. Typical work assignments may include:

  • Performing visual examinations and operational tests to determine the need for, and the performance of, repair work in the following trades: air conditioning/refrigeration, electrical, plumbing and related piping and ventilating tasks;
  • Performing quality control and quality assurance of facility maintenance, repair, and operational activities;
  • Inspecting work conducted by contractors to assure quality, and identifying deficiencies;
  • Improving facilities and engaging in actions to ensure facilities are properly maintained.

Work within this job series requires a Maintenance Mechanic Leader to perform under the general supervision of the Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor; perform building maintenance, construction and repair tasks that require knowledge and application of a variety of trade practices associated with such occupations as electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, pipefitting, air-conditioning and refrigeration. Typical work assignments may include:

  • Planning work schedules, making immediate work assignments, and reporting on project status;
  • Directing and guide a group of journeymen Maintenance Mechanics;
  • Assisting in training subordinates, completing project objectives, assuring that safety rules are followed;
  • Reporting on status and progress of work assignments and maintaining good housekeeping practices.

Work within this job series requires a Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor to plan, assign, direct, and be accountable for all work construction and maintenance work with respect to buildings and grounds; responsible for work involved in the maintenance and repair of grounds, exterior structures, buildings and related fixtures and utilities, requiring the use of carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical, air conditioning, cement work, painting and other related trades, and assure work is performed in full compliance with local, state and Federal requirements. Typical work assignments may include:

  • Planning the work to be accomplished by subordinates;
  • Setting and adjusting short-term priorities, and prepare schedules for completion of the work;
  • Assigning work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees;
  • Evaluating work performance of subordinates; giving advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters.

 

Locations

  • Various

 

Application Process

View the Professional Staff Application Process page for more details.

Last modified: 
August 14, 2018
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