Performing inspections, maintenance, and repair on entire fan coil/convector unit;
Cleaning interior/exterior of the unit, cleaning/replacing filters, cleaning the blower unit, replacing fan blades as needed, oiling or replacing the motor as needed, cleaning condensate pans and ensuring proper drainage;
Replacing leaking or inoperable heating/cooling control valves and switches as needed;
Testing and locating worn and broken parts, and performing minor non-complex repairs to parts, electric power connectors, and wiring within casing within such units as water dispensers, commissary coolers and freezers, kitchen and galley equipment, unit comfort coolers, window units, and other similar equipment;
Providing assistance to a journeyman Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic and the Refrigeration Plant Operator as needed;
Performing related duties as assigned.
Monday through Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm.
Recruitment & Relocation Incentives:
You must comply with any Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certifications and/or requirements and be a certified technician. A minimum of Type I EPA certification is required. A copy of your certification is required with your application to receive credit.
PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK CONDITIONS:
The Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic will handle and carry tools and equipment and testing devices that seldom weigh over 50 pounds. Work is normally performed at sites where most of the equipment can be reached from the floor or from ladders. Occasionally, platforms and scaffolding are needed to reach parts of the systems such as fans, electrical and water lines, and duct work. Occasionally, the Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic may be required to stoop, stretch, bend, kneel, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Work is performed in close, non-confined, or on occasion permit required confined areas. The Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic is subject to cuts, scratches, bruises, burns, and electrical hazards. Work areas may be dusty, greasy, or wet, and dark or well lighted. Safe work practices must be used when handling refrigerants and chemicals, and when cleaning air filters to prevent the spread of contamination. The Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic may work in hazardous areas and sometimes in abnormal temperatures. Exposure to repeated, prolonged, or concentrated amounts of refrigerant gases may cause toxic effects to eyes, skin, and internal organs.
Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C (****For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element (WG-2 and higher only; screen-outs are not applicable to WG-1). Applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are rated against the remainder of the job elements. While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume.
You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair
A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Please ensure your resume include up-to-date contact information (phone number(s), email address(s), etc.)
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).
Other Veterans Document
When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit ****