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Army Installation Management Command Locksmith in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

Summary About the Position: This position will be located in the Directorate of Public Works Operations & Maintenance Building and Grounds, Locks, Metals Branch at JBLM, WA. Responsibilities Work in the field and in the shop installing, troubleshooting and calibrating locking devices to required tolerance. Adjust wood or metal doors in order to allow proper functioning of door locking devices. Program lock timing devices as required. Determine if item should be replaced rather than repaired depending upon amount of wear and tolerance deviation creating weaknesses that could compromise security. Operate a light truck or van to and from job site in the performance of these duties. Provide response to routine and emergency lock issues. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 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; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Locksmith without more than normal supervision. Ability to perform common Locksmith duties cutting new or duplicate keys; assembling, removing, and replacing interchangeable cores; adjusting wood or metal doors to allow proper functioning of door closures and locking devices; programming electro-mechanical locks. Working under close supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed. - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentKnowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)Trouble ShootingUse of Measuring Instruments PHYSICAL EFFORT: The performance of duties requires pushing, reaching, walking, standing, stooping, bending and working in awkward positions. Frequently handles objects weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally heavier. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed inside in generally well lighted, heated and ventilated areas. Outside work is frequently performed in doorways exposed to various types of weather. Exposed to dirt, grease, excessive noise, cuts, bruises, eye and back strains and the possibility of more serious injuries from power tools and burns from brazing and welding equipment. May be exposed to lead paint or asbestos and may be required to wear protective safety clothing and equipment. Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone - no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. This is a Career Program (CP) 17 - Materiel Management position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a designated time frame identified by the organization. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy. Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit