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Maintenance Craftsman, Senior Position Open at ISVH-Boise

Maintenance Craftsman, Senior

Division of Veterans Services

Open for Recruitment: September 25, 2017 - September 29, 2017
Announcement # 06632009030
Salary Range: $13.77 - $17.21 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!
Location(s): Boise
Full time opening at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Boise.

Incumbents may work in all weather conditions and move in and around confined spaces. These positions are building maintenance oriented - not construction. These positions involve lifting and carrying items weighing approximately 90 pounds, bending, stooping, shoveling, and climbing ladders.


  • Assists journeyman electricians in new installations.
  • Maintains and repairs panels, circuits, wiring, and related systems and replaces switches, receptacles, ballasts, fuse boxes, heat systems, motors, fans and lights.
  • Assists journeyman plumbers in the installation and remodeling of plumbing systems.
  • Maintains and repairs plumbing fixtures, lavatories, faucets, sinks, tubs, water heaters and water service and drain lines and installs domestic, irrigation, and sprinkler systems.
  • Installs ceramic floor and wall tile, linoleum, plastic laminate and similar products.
  • Repairs built-up, shake, shingle, and other roofs.
  • Patches holes in walls using sheetrock, plywood, tile, and plaster and reglazes windows.
  • Builds walls, partitions, benches, decks, and tables; sketches from oral instructions and works from drawings to design and build specialty items.
  • Maintains and repairs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment such as air compressors, dryers, stainers, pneumatic and electronic controls and piping systems.
  • Insures water and steam coils, motors, belts, pulleys, condenser pans, duct work, dampers, and related systems are working properly.
  • Conducts preventive maintenance on building devices and systems; operates equipment used in building maintenance and repair.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of: carpentry, plumbing, electrical and general building maintenance.
  • Some knowledge of: HVAC and mechanical systems maintenance; building codes.
  • Experience: performing skilled carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and building maintenance repair; using and maintaining tools and equipment normally associated with carpentry, mechanics, plumbing, and electrical work; reading blueprints and schematics.


Checklist: You will receive a score based on your answers (to preview the checklist, click on  Preview Exam below). You must receive a minimum rating of 70 to pass this examination. Notification of your test results will be available online when the exam is completed and submitted.

All answers to the questions on the checklist must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application.

How to Apply:

Visit the Job Posting at: Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position.

When updating your online application information, please select Division of Veterans Services under "Agencies," full-time under "Job Type/Shift," and Boise under "Cities."

Preview Exam

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