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Naval Facilities Engineering Command CONSTRUCTION MECHANIC in Lemoore, California


This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies. Applications will not be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to Apply" section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer.


You will work from building plans, blueprints, wiring diagrams, engineering drawing and electrical maintenance and repair manuals to plan and lay out work.

You will apply knowledge of the construction of commercial and industrial facilities, utilities and equipment to complete repairs, remodeling and retrofitting of buildings.

You will determine the extent of repairs required and address additional needed work, listing materials, parts and other items necessary.

You will apply trade principles, theories and methods to ensure acceptable application of methods and techniques.


Conditions of Employment


Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below. This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Ability to perform the work of a Construction Mechanic without more than normal supervision as demonstrated by 1) Constructing, altering and repairing structures where accuracy, spacing and fit are essential and structural soundness or appearance are important; 2) Performing framing and drywall installation; 2) Preparing surfaces for finish by smoothing, filling, shaping and leveling patching compounds; 3) Mixing and applying coating materials such as enamels, latex, and varnishes using acceptable trade methods; 4) Evaluating structures to plan and lay out repair and modification projects. Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification Handbook for Trades and Labor Occupations. Additional qualification information can be found at:


Additional Information

This announcement uses the Defense Industrial Base, Major Range and Test Facilities direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service. Work is frequently performed from ladders, scaffolding, and platforms. You will push, pull, reach, walk, stand, kneel, bend and work in cramped positions for sustained periods of time. You will frequently lift, carry and set up items weighing up to 50 pounds. Occasionally you may lift items weighing over 50 pounds with assistance. You will frequently be exposed to slippery floors, scaffolding works, moving objects and sharp edges. Work involves possibility of exposure to slips, falls, cuts, bruises, and noise. Work may be performed outside in various weather conditions and is subject to dampness, rain and high and low temperatures. A forty hour work week is typical for this position. Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires. A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized. This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Several vacancies may be filled. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: