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Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $23.84 to $27.83 Grade 10 to 10
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 12/4/2017 Close Date 12/22/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    12/04/2017 to 12/22/2017

  • Salary

    $23.84 to $27.83 per hour

  • Pay scale & grade

    WG 10

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Announcement number


Control number


  • Duties



    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    The Iron Mountain VA Medical Center (http://www.ironmountain.va.gov/) is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and is part of the VA's Great Lakes Health Care System in the Veteran's Integrated Service Network (VISN 12). The medical center and its community clinics serve eligible veterans in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (fifteen counties) and Northeast Wisconsin (eleven counties).

    This facility employs state-of-the-art telemedicine technology, and is a leader in rural health care delivery in VHA. Ambulatory and acute primary and secondary health care is provided in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, non-invasive cardiology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care. We are part of the Veterans Integrated Services Network (VISN 12) which includes facilities in Milwaukee, Madison, Tomah, WI; and Chicago, Hines and North Chicago, IL. Outpatient clinics are located in Ironwood, Marquette, Hancock, Menominee, Manistique, and Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan; and Rhinelander, WI.

    If you are searching for a unique opportunity that includes an excellent federal benefits package with one of the largest healthcare networks, then the Iron Mountain VA is for you. Iron Mountain is jam packed with things to do from winter sports to summer recreational activities. It's a beautiful natural environment with world class restaurants, lounges, golf courses, endless outdoor adventure, within driving distance from Lake Superior and Lake Michigan with excellent schools. Iron Mountain is truly a great place to raise a family.

    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.

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    This Mason position is located in the Maintenance and Repair Section, Engineering Service of the Oscar G. Johnson VAMC Iron Mountain, MI. The primary duties consist of masonry, carpentry, and locksmith duties. The incumbent is responsible for accomplishing journeyman level work in the trades of mason, carpenter, and locksmith. This work involves construction, alteration, repair, or modifications of items and structures assigned by the Maintenance and Repair (M&R) Supervisor.
    Major Duties:

    • Constructs concrete footings, foundations, and floor slabs from design drawings, blueprints, or sketches.
    • Installs anchor and structural and reinforcement steel such as bars, stirrups, spacer rods and mesh by bending and spacing according to specifications.
    • Lays brick, building block, stone and other materials including ceramic and quarry tile.
    • Cuts, trims, faces and surfaces masonry material to proper sizes and shapes using various masonry tools.
    • Waterproofs and damp proofs walls extending into wet soil by applying compounds.
    • Prepares mortar and concrete.
    • Determines types of mortar or concrete required and prepares material in proportions and amounts required.
    • Performs minor construction and repair on existing structures involving standard measurements, specifications, instructions and basic shop mathematics.
    • Constructs, installs or repairs items such as scaffolds, panels, bins, pallets, concrete forms, dry walls, sheathing and roof decking.
    • Installs exterior and interior trim using preplanned materials such as baseboard, molding and fascia boards.
    • Replaces broken or missing acoustical ceilng tile, broken door and window trim, window screens, stairways steps, railings, siding, door jambs, other damaged wood components, and finishes hardware.
    • Interprets specifications such as work orders with sketches or easily understood blueprints and technical instructions in order to plan and lay out work.
    • Determines the proper tools, material and equipment required for the job, installing and repairing construction projects according to instructions and specifications and producing finished products that meet established standards.
    • Prepares and cuts doors to receive lock sets, install lock sets, change lock sets, cut keys, build locks from basic cylinder to meet diversified requirements for special keying needs.
    • Utilizes key tracking software; data entry and lock/key date verification.
    • Performs general cleaning/housekeeping of area and other related duties as assigned.
    Work schedule: Full time, Monday through Friday, 1st shift with a tour of 7:00am to 3:30pm or 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not Available
    Position Description Title/PD#: Mason/ PD#17570
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485769100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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