be a priority whenever activities are planned or performed.
Position-specific duties and responsibilities for Facility Maintenance Management personnel are
contained in their Office/Facility-Specific Qualification Standard or Position Description.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
The U. S. Office of Personnel Management's Qualification Standards Handbook establishes
minimum education, training, experience, or other relevant requirements applicable to a particular
occupational series/grade level, as well as alternatives to meeting specified requirements.
The preferred education and experience for Facility Maintenance Management personnel is:
Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or a related physical science degree from an
accredited institution or meet the alternative requirements specified in the Qualification
Standard Handbook for the GS-0800 Professional Engineering Series. Facility
Maintenance Management personnel should fulfill the educational requirements and the
Industrial, military, Federal, State, or other directly related background that has provided
specialized experience in Facility Maintenance Management. Specialized experience can
be demonstrated through possession of the competencies outlined in this Standard.
REQUIRED TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES
The competencies contained in this Standard are distinct from those competencies contained in
the General Technical Base Qualification Standard. All Facility Maintenance Management
personnel must satisfy the competency requirements of the General Technical Base Qualification
Standard prior to or in parallel with the competency requirements contained in this Standard. Each
of the competency statements defines the level of expected knowledge and or skill that an
individual must posses to meet the intent of this Standard. The supporting knowledge and/or skill
statements further describe the intent of the competency statements.
Note: When regulations, Department of Energy directives, or other industry standards are
referenced in the Qualification Standard, the most recent revision should be used.
Facility maintenance management personnel shall demonstrate a working level
knowledge of the guidelines for maintaining maintenance facilities, equipment,
Supporting Knowledge and/or Skills
a. Discuss the importance of maintaining proper maintenance facilities.
b. Describe the criteria used when designing the layout of a shop or satellite work area.