Equipment Specialist - Burlington - job 745482

General Services Admin

Date: 05/04/2021

City: Burlington, Vermont

Employment type: Full-time

  • Duties




As am Equipment Specialist, you will serve as a Technical Specialist within a Service Branch, in the Service Center

Location of Position: PBS Region 1, Service Center Division.

We are currently filling one vacancy in the locations listed, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

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  • Performs equipment inspections, analysis and maintenance evaluations, analysis, performance profile surveys, technical troubleshooting, work performance and maintenance evaluations, policy studies and revisions recommendations, staffing and workload analysis of contractor proposed staffing, and prepares contract specifications, and makes major/minor repair program funding recommendations in a staff capacity adjunct with field office operations in Government owned and leased buildings relative to all types of mechanical systems, and associated equipment.

  • Conducts Building Assessments to determine equipment status and prepares reports using Building Assessment Tool to ensure the life cycle of building systems are determined.

  • Assists in the development of the 5 year Repair and Alteration plans by providing cost estimates on repairs.

  • Assists in Contract Administration by furnishing technical direction and evaluation of operations and maintenance in Federal Buildings. Prepares, monitors, inspects and assists in the administration of a variety of contract specifications for maintenance.

  • Develops guidelines and makes recommendations for safety reporting and safety program implementation. Develops, analyzes and implements standards of safety as well as national safety codes for, other building systems and associated equipment and accident-free operations.

Travel Required

50% or less - Travel required is 50%

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

1670 Equipment Services

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

  • Meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days of closing date.

  • Apply online (See How to Apply section.)

  • U.S. Citizenship or National

  • Direct Deposit of salary check to financial organization required.

  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date

  • Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959

If selected, you must meet the following conditions:

  • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.

  • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.

  • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 1 investigation level).

  • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.

  • Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.

  • Most possess a driver's license


For each job on your resume, provide:

  • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)

  • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here.

The salary is dependent upon the duty location for which your are selected.

If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.

To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level or higher in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience in the operation and maintenance of high rise office buildings or commercial facilities. Qualifying experience is: surveying building and building envelope systems/equipment and their usage in order to prepare evaluative reports and recommendations to determine methods of improvement; and/or operating, installing, repairing and maintaining one or more of the following systems and/or equipment: heating, ventilating, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, pumping, sewage, domestic water, or integrated alarms.


There is no positive education requirement for this job series.

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