BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(4749-0001) FACILITY MAINTENANCE MECHANIC
DOCUMENT DATE: July 14, 2013
Performs preventive maintenance, operational checks, maintenance,
servicing and repair work on equipment associated with air conditioning,
heating, plumbing, electrical, and other building systems; performs
building modifications, maintenance, and repairs, including locksmith
duties, painting and carpentry work at a headquarters related postal
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given
This section is composed of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
which are required to satisfactorily perform the tasks of the position.
Applicants must demonstrate that they possess a sufficient level of each
KSA, to include at least minimum competency for senior-qualified
positions to enable them to perform these tasks satisfactorily.
Applicants demonstrate these levels by describing examples of
experience, education, or training, any of which may be non-postal.
Ratings are based on the demonstration of the level of possession of
each of the KSAs. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying.
Knowledge of HVAC systems, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting,
locks/lock sets and other building systems. Ability to perform
preventive maintenance on electro-mechanical and mechanical equipment.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Ability to work with others. Ability to work without immediate
Ability to work from heights.
Applicants must successfully complete Postal Service Test 955, for the
Building/All Other job group, which measures maintenance knowledge,
skills and abilities.
In addition, applicants must successfully complete an interview.
Applicants must be able to perform the physical requirements of the
position with or without reasonable accommodation which may require
arduous exertion involving the following: standing, walking, climbing,
bending, reaching, and stooping for prolonged periods of time; and
intermittent lifting and carrying of heavy objects.