Facilities Maintenance Technician
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FAR Government, Inc. (FARGOV) headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a premier, economically
disadvantaged woman-owned Small Business that provides federal professional services,
primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cyber security, and management
systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services. We are among the
most innovative, respected, and ethical providers of technology solutions to the United States
government. Our mission is to provide superior quality, innovative, information technology
solutions that help federal agencies best aid, serve and protect the American people.
1. BACKGROUND The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Weather Service (NWS) provides weather, hydrologic, and climate forecasts and
warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, for the
protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy.
As part of this mission, the NWS Pacific Region (PR) Systems Operations Division (SOD)
provides facilities support and maintenance for 12 offices in Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa
and Micronesia. In addition to normal building, housing and grounds maintenance, SOD
maintains, repairs and provides construction support for weather observation and data
collection equipment needed for daily weather forecasting and warning operations.
SOD currently has one facility engineering chief/supervisor and three facilities engineering
technicians (FET) to accomplish the work for the entire region. Based on the current
workload/projects and backlog of work, this is not enough resources to accomplish all
necessary work to keep operations within the region running. SOD requires one additional
facilities journeyman to complete its backlog of facilities work.
Position: Facilities Maintenance Technician
Job Types: Full-time,
Contract Location: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Schedule: 40 h/ week
2. SCOPE The NWS PR SOD requires contract technical services by a facilities journeyman.
This is a full-time position. The contractor will report to the NWS PR Facilities
Engineering Chief located at the Daniel K. Inouye Regional Center on Ford Island at 1845
Wasp Boulevard, Bldg. #176 Honolulu, Hawaii 96818. The contractor will be assigned to
work with the three existing FETs in teams to execute NWS projects.
3.1Provide station/office inspections and identify maintenance repair problems.
3.2Repair and maintain weather service towers and supporting equipment.
3.3Provide labor related tasks such as fixing access flooring, assembling modular systems
furniture and mounting related office equipment for office furniture.
3.4Provide landscaping maintenance cutting and maintaining trees, shrubs, bushes and grass
at PTWC along with miscellaneous landscaping duties.
3.5Provide labor related tasks such as demolition, lifting, moving, hauling carrying,
palletizing, transporting and shipping of materials and equipment.
3.6Complete basic carpentry tasks such as framing, drywall and cabinetry.
3.7Complete basic electrical tasks such as electrical wiring, replacing electrical fixtures, power
outlets, measuring current and voltage.
3.8Assist in erecting and building structures such as towers, rain gauges, enclosures and wind
3.9Provide preventative maintenance on air-conditioning, closed-circuit television, security
cameras and miscellaneous security monitoring devices.
3.10Repair and maintain roofs and roofing systems.
3.11Provide reports, cost estimates and conduct market research on facilities-related work and
material. 3.12Deliver supplies, move items to and from storage and haul rubbish.
3.13Conduct Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) maintenance, which includes removal &
installation of UPS equipment and batteries.
3.14Any other labor and facilities related tasks or duties as assigned.
4. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
4.1Candidate shall have minimum 5 years of experience with basic plumbing tasks such as
plumbing sinks, disposals, sweating copper piping, installing sewer and vent connections.
Familiar with reading plumbing piping plans and plumbing isometrics
4.2Candidate shall have minimum 5 years of experience with basic masonry tasks such as
concrete framing, rebar bending, mixing, pouring, floating and finishing concrete.
4.3Candidate shall have minimum 5 years of experience with labor tasks involving painting,
applying, installing and removing: roofing, carpet, vinyl flooring, laminate, wood and access
4.4Shall be familiar with producing hazard manifests for disposal of hazardous materials.
4.5Develop, write, and edit material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instructions, and
related technical and administrative publications concerned with work methods and
procedures, and installation, operation, and maintenance.
4.6Able to lift 50 pounds (unassisted) and carry it a minimum distance of 50 feet.
4.7Able and willing to climb Rohn equipment towers (and similar), and to assist in spotting a
climber. Climbing at heights is a requirement for this position.
4.8Experience with power tools such as power saws, power drills, cement mixers, chain saws,
etc. Candidate shall demonstrate experience by showing their capability through performance.
4.9Experience in operating machinery such as forklifts, jackhammers, vibrating tampers,
chipping guns, backhoes, front end loaders, excavators, breakers, bucket trucks, etc. Candidate
shall demonstrate experience by showing their capability through performance.
4.10Experience driving large trucks and trailers, etc. (A commercial driver's license is not
required). Candidate shall demonstrate experience by showing their capability through
4.11Experience with carpentry, rough framing, finish cabinetry, ceilings, walls and floors.
Candidate shall demonstrate experience by showing their capability through performance.
4.12Experience with layout of masonry work, concrete framing, rebar bending, mixing,
pouring and finishing concrete. Candidate shall demonstrate experience by showing their
capability through performance. 4.13Experience reading and understanding construction and
engineering plans and documentation. Experience doing take-offs and cost estimating.
Candidate shall demonstrate experience by showing their capability through performance.
4.14Experience working on electrical wiring, panels, batteries, replacing ballasts, light fixtures
and electrical outlets. Experience reading wiring diagrams, one-line drawings, panel
schedules and understanding of basic electric circuitry. Candidate shall demonstrate
experience by showing their capability through performance.
4.15Able to articulate and be the lead in running construction projects, ordering, staging,
planning, shipping, organizing and leading in a journeyman capacity.
4.16Experience with hazardous material handling and disposal. Candidate shall demonstrate
experience by showing their capability through performance
5. PERSONNEL CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
5.1The personnel shall be certified in operating a fork lift.
5.2The personnel shall have current climbing certification (within 2 years) for 30-foot tall
Rohn towers to assist in climbing, spotting and rescuing a fellow climber. Candidate shall be
required to work at heights of 30-50 feet, with proper personal protective equipment.
5.3The personnel shall be required to complete NOAA IT security training, NOAA safety and
environmental training, Warehouse safety, and Hazardous Communications training.
6. GENERAL INFORMATION
6.1 Period of performance: One (1) one-year Base period with four (4) one-year Option
6.2 Place of performance: NOAA Daniel K. Inouye Regional Center (IRC), Honolulu, HI,
1845 Wasp Blvd, Bldg. 130, Honolulu, HI 96818
6.3 Hours of operation: full-time contract - eight (8) hours per day, five (5) days per week
from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
6.4 Security: personnel shall have successfully completed all required suitability and security
processing prior to entering the Government's facility. Additionally, Contractor personnel
working in any DOC facility for more than 180 days must complete Personal Identity
Verification (PIV) Request Forms, Security Coversheet, fingerprint card, and position
sensitivity checklist. This information will be provided by the Government COR in accordance
with Homeland Security Policy Directive- 12 (HSPD- 12), personnel shall adhere to all
security requirements established at the facility
6.5.1Travel is anticipated and authorized. Travel will be coordinated through the COR. Travel
costs authorized under this contract shall be reimbursed at cost and in accordance with the
Federal Travel Regulation (www.gsa.gov/ftr). Any travel conducted prior to the receipt of
proper written authorization from the Contracting Officer, will be done at the Contractor's
own risk and expense.
6.5.2Candidate shall be willing to travel internationally for a minimum of up to 2-3 weeks to
areas such as Micronesia, Marshall Islands, American Samoa, Guam, Palau and Saipan.
6.5.3Candidate shall be willing to travel locally throughout the Hawaiian Island chain for
periods of a minimum of up to 2-3 weeks.
6.6 Other direct costs:
6.6.1Candidate shall from time to time need to purchase supplies, and materials to complete
the work. Candidate shall provide means to purchase up to a limit of $5,000 for supplies and
materials and will be reimbursed by the NWS.
6.6.2Candidate shall monitor expenditures and request prior COR approval for purchases
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