Building Equipment Mechanic //PSE Building Equipment Mechanic

Test required: Postal Exam 955

Building Equipment Mechanics perform maintenance on buildings, building equipment, and building systems such as large automated air conditioning and heating systems.

There are two categories of Building Equipment Mechanic positions as listed below. Applicants for both categories must take Postal exam 955. Depending upon local needs, you may find job postings for both categories nationwide. Details on wages, benefits, and hours are provided in individual job postings.

Building Equipment Mechanic (BEM) is a full-time career position that comes with the famous complete Postal benefits package.

PSE Building Equipment Mechanic (PSE BEM) is an entry level job that can lead a to career position. (PSE stands for Postal Support Employee). When a career BEM position opens up, if there are PSE BEMs employed at that particular facility, the career position is offered to the senior PSE BEM. If there are no PSE BEMs employed at that facility, the Postmaster posts an open job listing for a career BEM position. PSE employees are typically hired for 360 day terms and can be reappointed for additional 360 day terms. PSE jobs may come with partial benefits either immediately or after the first 360 day term.

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