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Posted by: U.S. Postal Service on Feb 08, 2021



Job Description:

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CONTACT INFORMATION: Tamara Maddox | tamara.j.maddox@usps.gov
Position Information

FLSA Designation: Non-Exempt
Occupation Code: 5350-0001
Non-Scheduled Days: WED/THURS
Hours: 02:30 P.M. - 11:00 P.M.

SALARY RANGE: $59,180 - $67,808 annual salary paid bi-weekly

BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a career position which offers excellent benefits. Newly hired employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). Upon hire, employees are eligible to contribute into the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is similar to 401(k) plans. We also offer the option to enroll into the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program as well as the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI). Dental, Vision and Long-Term Care Insurance Programs as well as Flexible Spending Accounts to cover eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent care
(day care) expenses are also available. We offer ten paid federal holidays as well as accrued vacation and sick leave.
Functional Purpose
Performs involved trouble-shooting and complex maintenance work throughout the system of mail processing equipment;
performs preventive maintenance inspections of mail processing equipment, building and building equipment.


1. Performs the more difficult testing, diagnosis, maintenance, adjustment and revision work, requiring a thorough knowledge of the mechanical, electrical and electronic, pneumatic, or hydraulic control and operating mechanisms of the equipment. For example, performs trouble shooting and repair of complex interlocking and supervisory group control panels, keying circuits, memory storage circuits, readout and feedback circuits, and associated mechanical and electrical components throughout the installation; locates and corrects malfunctions in scanning, triggering and other electromechnical and electronic circuits.
2. Observes the various components of the system in operation and applies appropriate testing methods and procedures to insure continued proper functioning.
3. Locates the source of and rectifies trouble in involved or questionable cases, or in emergency situations where expert attention is required to locate and correct the defect quickly to avoid or minimize interruptions to mail processing activities.
4. Installs or alters equipment and circuits as directed.
5. Reports the circumstances surrounding equipment failures, and recommends measures for their correction.
6. Performs preventive maintenance inspections for the purpose of discovering incipient mechanical malfunctions and for the purpose of reviewing the standard of maintenance. Initiates work orders requesting corrective actions for below standard conditions; assists in the estimating of time and materials required. Recommends changes in preventive maintenance procedures and practices to provide the proper level of maintenance; assists in the revision of preventive maintenance checklists and the frequency of performing preventive maintenance routes. In instances of serious equipment failures
conducts investigation to determine the cause of the breakdown and to recommend remedial action to prevent recurrence.
7. Uses necessary hand and power tools, gauging devices, and both electrical and electronic test equipment.
8. Reads schematics, blue prints, wiring diagrams and specifications in locating and correcting potential or existing malfunctions and failures.
9. Observes established safety practices and requirements pertaining to the type of work involved; recommends additional
safety measures as required.
10. In addition, may oversee the work of lower level maintenance employees, advising and instructing them in proper work
methods, and checking for adherence to instructions; or make in process and final operational checks and tests of work
completed by lower level maintenance employees.

Education Level:

High school or ged

Pay Rate:

$40,000 to $60,000

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About U.S. Postal Service

The United States Postal Service® has a long history of providing career opportunities to veterans, reservists, and their family members. USPS currently employs over 113,000 Military members and Veterans and Military Service is treated as prior employment. USPS values the leadership, reliability, and high-tech skills veterans bring to the organization, as well as their loyalty, leadership ability, reliability, and integrity. USPS offers careers in accounting, business, finance, logistics, marketing, sales, and human resources. We encourage our employees to become involved in every area of business operations from corporate leadership to everyday management. Cross-functional opportunities range from administrative and technical support functions to processing and delivery operations.

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