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Maintenance Supervisor

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Department Of Veterans Affairs Topeka , KS 66604

Posted 3 months ago

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The incumbent functions as the Maintenance Supervisor for the Maintenance & Repair/Electrical Section in Engineering Service at the Eastern Kansas Health Care System (EKHCS). Incumbent performs technical work and has full responsibility for the supervision of the trade of Electricians, Electronics Technicians, Maintenance Mechanics, Mason and Painter.

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The duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • ?Responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of building service equipment, utility distribution systems, installation of small equipment, repairs and maintenance of other items.

  • Follows up and ensures compliance with fire/smoke barrier penetration work to ensure penetrations are replaced/sealed and documented as repaired upon completion of work.

  • Conducts inspections to assure quality control of work performed by Engineering Staff.

  • Conducts life safety inspections and assigns work from such inspections to the appropriate unit.

  • Creates follow-up measures on critical or urgent items identified during inspections.

  • Analyzes the physical plant utilities and subsystems for proper maintenance and visually assesses conditions of maintenance and repair activities.

  • Prioritizes, integrates and coordinates carious work activities, as well as contracted work, for optimum effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Participates in, organizes and conducts meetings and conferences

  • Estimates material for repair, minor improvement, maintenance and station labor projects in order to provide management with cost figures and estimates.

  • Serves as Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for service, maintenance, repair contracts and station level projects.

  • Forecasts annual budgetary requirements for contracted building maintenance and service work.

  • Analyzes the benefits of costs of accomplishing work in-house versus contracting.

  • As the COR, incumbent works closely with personnel of Contracting, Fiscal, Logistics and the Administrative Officer in the settlement of vendor Purchase Orders.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Position Description Title/PD#: /08528-O

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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    4749 Maintenance Mechanic

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job

  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

  • You may be required to serve a probationary period

  • Subject to a background/security investigation

  • Pre-employment physical required

  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/28/2018.

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 Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C.

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:

  • Ability to lead or supervisor General Maintenance Mechanics and the other trades as required.

  • Knowledge of and the ability to use and maintain tools, equipment, materials and measuring devices of the trade.

  • Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, blueprints, shop drawings, etc. in the planning and laying out of work.

  • Knowledge of technical practices including construction and structure.

  • Knowledge of equipment assembly, installation and repair.

  • Knowledge of common materials of the trades.

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/Working Conditions: Specific physical requirements (as detailed in the Certificate of Medical Examination) for the position include walking, standing, bending, sitting, crawling and climbing. Incumbent must have good vision, with or without glasses. May lift or carry tools, equipment, ladders, scaffolding, parts and supplies up to 50 pounds. May occasionally lift and carry items over 50 pounds. Use of fingers, hands required, walking, standing, repeated bending, both legs required, ability to rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously and hearing (aid permitted)

Incumbent may work from ladders, scaffolding and or hydraulic platforms. This position requires working in uncontrolled environments, in inclement weather conditions, and in confined or uncomfortable spaces. Many work sites are hot, dirty, dusty, greasy, poorly lit, cramped and with unpleasant odors. Occasionally is subject to possible dangerous working conditions including exposure to hazards normally encountered in the hospital trades and carious types of infection. May be subject to electrical shock and/or electrical burns, cuts, bruises and strains. Required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment as necessary to accomplish assigned tasks in a safe manner.


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