Maintenance Worker

Department Of Veterans Affairs Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 3 weeks ago

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Maintenance Worker within Interior Design performs maintenance and repair of architectural components of buildings, installation of building hardware components, complex furniture systems and maintain inventory of interior design assets, requiring the use of a variety of trades and practices associated with the following occupations: carpentry, painting and inventory management.

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Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Modify, repair of walls of wood, steel, sheetrock and plaster/paint/wall coverings; installation of complex furniture systems, prepares wall surfaces for the installation of furniture track, secured wall hangings, bathroom hardware, exam room fixtures and window treatment.

  • Performs reparation, texturing and coating methods and techniques. Apply coating materials so that the surfaces are free from skips, runs and drips.

  • Prepare and document of furniture, wall hangings, wall fixtures and other interior design assets.

  • Performs carpentry, painting installation, removal and inventory of furniture.

  • Repair of infrastructure, moving, installing and uninstalling furniture and fixtures, maintenance and repair of complex furniture systems, on-the-job training, learning new concepts and procedures and cross training of similar.

  • Use tools and equipment such as scrapers, wire brushes, putty knives, sandpaper, paint brushes, rollers and spray guns.

  • Install, remove and inventory of complex systems furniture, prepare wall surfaces for the installation of furniture track and secure wall hangings.

Work Schedule: 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday-Friday

Position Description Title/PD#: Maintenance Worker/PD12963A

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: The duty of this position requires the incumbent to be in good physical condition. The incumbent must be able to work at various heights, such as working from ladders. The incumbent shall be able to work in positions such as standing, stooping, bending and other tiring and uncomfortable positions. The incumbent shall be frequently required to lift objects weighing over forty (40) pounds and occasionally lift objects weighing over ninety (90) pounds. The incumbent is required to work in a variety of conditions that can be dirty, dusty and greasy. The duty of the position requires the incumbent to work inside and outside under a variety of conditions: i.e., inside temperatures ranges from heated areas to cool air-conditioned areas, outside mild temperature to humid temperature. The incumbent will, at times, work in the presence of dust, dirt, spray and fumes. The incumbent is subject to the dangers of falling while working from ladders, scaffolds and roofs. The incumbent may be exposed to the possibility of cuts, bruises and irritations and is required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when necessary.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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4749 Maintenance Mechanic

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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, 10/27/2020.

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 Federal Wage System Qualification Standards.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Looking for new team members with 2-3 years of full time working experience with a minimum of one of the following systems: Haworth, Herman Miller, or Steelcase.

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:

  • Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair

  • Interpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)

  • Materials

  • Measuring Instruments

  • Technical Practices

  • Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment

  • Without more than normal supervision

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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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