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Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor in Baltimore, Maryland


The incumbent serves as the supervisor of the Architectural Maintenance Shop, Baltimore Campus,

Facilities & Engineering Service, VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS). He/she directs various immediate, recurring and long-range maintenance and repair functions and projects involved in the operation and upkeep of a 700,000 square foot acute care medical facility, comprised of hospital, research and administrative functions.


A clear understanding of the Environmental Protection Agency's Renovate, Repair and Painting program is required Duties include but are not limited to: Keeping abreast of improvements in the various fields of engineering, materials, and diversified kinds of equipment, determining the most economical use of new products without sacrificing safety and future maintenance. Reviewing all work required and notifying the Maintenance Foreman of resources required, which may include, but not limited to manpower, materials, and equipment. Establishing a cooperative and good working climate that encourages employees to participate in achieving management goals in a prompt and efficient manner. Reviewing and analyzing statistical reports for shop percentages regarding effectiveness, cost analysis, work backlog and timely completion of scheduled work. Interviewing applicants and makes selection recommendations to the next higher-level supervisor for Maintenance and Operations for review and consideration. Reviewing the work performance of personnel under their direct supervision with particular reference to skills learned, efficiency of production, ability to perform work of higher levels, etc., Reviewing the work requirements for personnel in order to determine additional training needs to improve their ability to perform assigned work in an ever changing state of the art environment and to keep work output at the maximum level. Other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday - 7:30am - 4:00pm

Position Description Title/PD#: Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor/17099-O

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized


Conditions of Employment


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/14/2021. 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. 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:

InspectInstructLead or SuperviseProduction Support Service 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: Work is accomplished at a desk and in the field. Must be able to reach any and all places throughout the hospital building structure and grounds as required to view the area and plan for new work and advise upon completion of scheduled work. From time to time, incumbent must be able to climb scaffolding, walk, kneel, or crawl.


Additional Information

Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator. The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at Placement Policy: The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position. It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members. Financial disclosure not required. For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document. If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.