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Tracking Code WOVER-22-0833-F
Job Code 22-0833
Posting Title General Maintenance Worker
Post Date 5/27/2022
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Pay Rate $20.60
Travel No Travel Required
City Chicopee
State MA
Country US

Bowhead seeks a General Maintenance Worker to assist one or more technicians supporting the Base Telephone Services (BTS) at Westover AFB, Chicopee, MA. This position will end in September or when project has been completed. They may perform specialized machine duties, or test telephone switch parts as assigned. Successful candidate will be responsive and reliable, detail-oriented, have good judgment and excellent problem solving skills and be punctual.

The General Maintenance Worker performs general duties such as:
• Keeping the technician supplied with materials and tools
• Cleaning working area, machine(s) and equipment
• Assisting technicians by holding materials or tools
• Performing other entry level tasks as directed by technician.
Requirements In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Education and/or Experience:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent, required.
• Minimum of one (1) year experience in the telephone operation trade, preferred.
• Must be able to read, write and understand English. Knowledge of technical drawings is a plus.
• Must be able to pass a background investigation / security clearance.

Essential Skills and Capabilities:
The successful candidate/desired employee will perform the following essential responsibilities.
• Skilled in maintenance trades, preferably in telephone system operations
• Knowledge/awareness of safety issues and ability to perform duties in strict compliance with OSHA rules
• Ability to work both independently with little supervisory direction and as a team player
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in English (written, oral and/or diagram form)
• Good judgment and problem solving skills
• Ability to interact with both co-workers and clients in a courteous and professional manner
• Ability to work productively with other staff in the workplace
• Must possess a strong desire to provide excellent customer service solutions and interact with coworkers and clients in a courteous and professional manner.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Public Trust. US Citizenship is a requirement for a Public Trust clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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