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Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Facilities and Asset Management located in Marfa, TX; El Paso, Texas, El Centro, CA; Indio, CA; Campo, CA; San Diego, CA; Blaine, WA; Bonners Ferry, ID; Grand Forks, ND; Naco, AZ; Nogales, AZ; Tucson, AZ; Douglas, AZ and Yuma, AZ.
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Joining the Customs and Border Protection Office of Facilities and Asset Management will allow you to participate in the maintenance, repair, and construction of facilities and tactical infrastructure. This position starts at a salary of $21.82 (WG-10, Step 1) to $33.16 (WG-10, Step 5). Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to perform homeland security functions by being part of a team of maintenance personnel.
In this Maintenance Mechanic position, you will become a key member of Homeland Security professionals. Typical work assignments may include:
Performing 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;
Building plans, wiring diagrams, and engineering drawings, and responsible for planning and laying out the routing, placement and arrangement of industrial or similarly complex systems, circuits, controls, and equipment;
Completing installations, modifications, and repairs, and loads and tests systems, circuits, equipment, and controls with little or no check during the progress or upon completion of work; and
Planning and laying out the needed routing, placement, pitch, incline, and elevation of systems and equipment, figuring pressures in the systems and seeing that the piping, valves, fittings, and equipment are proper for the work, completing installations, modifications, and repairs with little or no check during their progress or upon completion, and
Testing systems and equipment after completing work for proper circulation, flow, pressures, and leak-free joints.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
4749 Maintenance Mechanic
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service
Primary U.S. residency for the last three years (additional details below)
You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph
Upon appointment, you may be required to undergo random drug testing
WG-10: You must have experience or training in at least two of the following building maintenance trades: Electrical, Plumbing, Air Conditioning, Painting, Pipefitting, 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 blue prints, 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.
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; religious; 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.
You must meet all qualification requirements, including education if applicable to this position, subject to verification at any stage of the application process by 10/23/2018.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.
Background Investigation: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency that requires all applicants to undergo a thorough background investigation prior to employment in order to promote the agency's core values of vigilance, service to country, and integrity. During the screening and/or background investigation process, you will be asked questions regarding any felony criminal convictions or current felony charges, the use of illegal drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamines, ecstasy), and the use of non-prescribed controlled substances including any experimentation, possession, sale, receipt, manufacture, cultivation, production, transfer, shipping, trafficking, or distribution of controlled substances. For more information visit this link.
Residency: If you are not currently a CBP employee, you must meet one or more of the following primary residency criteria for at least three years prior to applying to this announcement:
Resided in the United States or its protectorate or territories (excluding short trips abroad, such as vacations);
Worked for the United States government as an employee overseas in a federal or military capacity; or
Been a dependent of a United States federal or military employee serving overseas.
Exceptions may be granted if you provide complete state-side coverage information regarding participation in "Study Abroad" programs, overseas church missions, or state-side addresses of anyone who worked or studied with you overseas. You must provide information and related documentation at the time of application.
Probationary Period: All employees new to the federal government must serve a one year probationary period during the first year of his/her initial permanent federal appointment to determine fitness for continued employment. Current and former federal employees may be required to serve or complete a probationary period.
Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the Federal Government, you are not CTAP/ICTAP eligible. Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility can be found here. You must submit the supporting documents listed in the "Required Documents" section of this announcement. In addition, to be considered well qualified under CTAP/ICTAP, you must be placed in the Well-Qualified category for this position, as described above.
Please see the Qualifications and Required Documents sections for more information if education is applicable to this position.
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