Maintenance Mechanic-ORF-MP

This position is closed.



  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)/Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)
  • To qualify, you must show that you are able to perform the duties of this position without more than normal supervision. This is a journeyman level position, where you must independently perform most work in more than one of the areas identified in the Vacancy Announcement.
  • Identify and select various types of pipe, tubing and fittings required for plumbing.
  • Utilize standard practices, materials and processes associated with the various trades of carpentry, locksmith, masonry, painting, plumbing, electrical and/or mechanical trades.
  • Determine the methods, techniques and/or devices that are best suited for various trades (e.g. HVAC/R, Plumbing, Electrical, Carpentry, etc).
  • Prepare surfaces using appropriate coating techniques that ensure surfaces have a smooth-textured and decorative appearance.
  • Use measuring devices, tools and instruments required in the mechanical trade to include dial indicators, inside/outside calibrators.
  • Use arithmetic to set up a coding system and select the correct size of locksmithing pins.
  • Plan, measure and lay out projects involving constructing, altering, repairing, and/or modifying building components.
  • Perform work that requires close tolerances, precise fit and a finished appearance.
  • Use construction-related measuring devices (transits, mechanical and laser levels, rulers, pressure gauges, etc).
  • Create modifications to instructions or specifications, reflecting extensive changes in the original construction.
  • Inspect items or systems and prepare own specifications and necessary sketches
  • Work from building plans to plan and lay out the routing, placement, slant, slope fall, and proper operations of maintenance systems and equipment.
  • Follow dimensional requirements using symbols, color codes and manufacturer's terminology.
  • Interpret complicated schematics and diagrams where specifications are clearly described.
  • Use technical manuals to extract information for system/component repair or replacement.
  • Read and interpret detailed blueprints, sketches and/or technical specifications to complete work assignments.
  • Use and maintain common painting tools, such as brushes, rollers, spray guns, etc.
  • Use and maintain common hand tools, such as hammers, hand saws, wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, squares, etc.
  • Use and maintain common carpentry tools, such as clippers, joiners, shapers, power activated nail guns, and combustion type saws.
  • Use and maintain common masonry tools, such as trowels, floats, joint runners, gauge lines, spirit levels, plumb bobs, air hammers, hand hammers, and chisels.
  • Work with appropriate materials in their application in order to complete varied work situations.
  • Select appropriate building materials (lumber, pipe, etc.) needed for assigned jobs.
  • Store and handle building materials used in various trades.
  • Identify materials and replacement parts from symbols, color codes, schematics, or manufacturer's terminology.
  • Maintain bench stock levels of parts, materials, tools and equipment.
  • Service HVAC/R units by cleaning the heat exchangers, filters, strainers, ignition, and adjusting dampers.
  • Repair a variety of industrial and residential HVAC/ R equipment.
  • Rearrange older, or install new outlets, relays, switches, and light fixtures.
  • Perform plumbing tasks including installation and maintenance of supply and disposal systems.
  • Maintain, repair, and install piping, valves, fittings, radiators, heaters, storage and condensate tanks, or low pressure lines.
  • Diagnose trouble and make repairs using voltmeters, ammeters, and wattmeters.
  • Service, repair, and rebuild steam stations.