General Facilities Mechanic - Entry Level - 30000671

  • NSA - National Security Agency
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA
  • 05/01/2018
Security Clearance Required Facilities Management / Construction

Job Description

Description of Position

As a General Facilities Mechanic at the NSA, responsibilities may include:

-              Installing facilities systems, components, or equipment.
-              Maintaining, repairing, or replacing building structures (i.e., replacing worn carpet, repairing doors).
-              Maintaining, repairing, or replacing facilities systems, components, or equipment (i.e., wiring or circuitry, plumbing systems, water systems, security systems).
-              Renovating or remodeling building structures.
-              Repairing furniture or other damaged items or materials.
-              Providing technical support ensuring that all tickets are complete and customers are satisfied with end results.
-              Applying safety and security procedures and practices when operating machinery, vehicles, or equipment.
-              Performing physical activities indoors under extreme conditions (for example, heat, cold, dust, clean-room environment).


The ideal candidate is someone with a desire for continual learning and who possesses strong communication, problem-solving, analytic, interpersonal skills, and is:

-              Customer service-oriented
-              Adaptable
-              Accountable
-              Resilience


Salary Range:  $27,081 - $59,762 (Entry/Developmental)

*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.

Entry is with a high school diploma or GED and no experience.

Vocational/Technical training in a Facilities, Maintenance, or Construction field is preferred.

Experience in general facilities repairs or construction (e.g. carpentry, cabinet work, dry wall, masonry, ceilings, and carpet tile) is preferred.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

On-the-job training, Internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee.

Monday - Friday, with basic 8 hr/day work requirements between 0600 and 1800 (flexible).  Weekend and overtime work may be required.



U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants.  Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate.  NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.  All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph.

This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.

Please note that you will be asked a series of questions and your responses will be used as part of the screening process of your application.  Your responses will assist in determining your eligibility for the position.  Failure to provide the required information or providing inaccurate information will result in your application not being considered for this position.  Only those applicants who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted to begin employment processing.

DCIPS Disclaimer

The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS).  All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.