Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
$27,081 - $59,762
General Facilities Mechanic - Entry Level (30000671)
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National Security Agency | Fort Meade, MD
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Job Description

NSA Overview

The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal - to protect our nation.  The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense.  The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes.  The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive of classified national security information.  General Facilities Mechanics support this mission by installing, maintaining, and/or repairing building architectural structures and systems.

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.

About National Security Agency

The National Security Agency (NSA) is a world leader in Signals Intelligence. We carry out some of the nation’s most important and sensitive intelligence activities to secure information superiority for America and its allies. 

We have two primary missions. Our Information Assurance mission is the defense: it protects U.S. information by preventing foreign adversaries from gaining access to our information systems. Our Signals Intelligence mission is the offense: collecting foreign signals and producing intelligence to give U.S. policy makers and warfighters the decision advantage. NSA also enables network warfare operations to defeat terrorists and their organizations at home and abroad, consistent with U.S. laws and the protection of privacy and civil liberties.

At the nation’s top cryptologic organization, we employ the best and the brightest, who use their intelligence to solve some of the nation’s most difficult challenges. We are also the largest employer of mathematicians in the country, as well as one of the most important centers of foreign language analysis and research.