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Pipefitter – Saginaw, Michigan
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 69885Start Date: 03/19/2019End Date: 04/08/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/08/2019. WG-10: QUALIFICATIONS: The job requires the ability to perform the duties of a Pipefitter without more than normal supervision. Typical work may include: The incumbent performs all duties of a journeyman Pipefitter and is assigned to the Pipe Shop with-in the Maintenance and Repair Section of Facilities Management Service (FMS). The work involves installing, modifying, repairing, and maintaining new and existing low, medium, and high-pressure piping systems and equipment such as steam heating, steam generation, and hydraulic systems, steam generators, flash and expansion tanks, condensate, vacuum, circulating pumps, and radiators. Also covers existing utility, supply, and disposal systems and equipment such as sewage, water, oil, and gas distribution systems, and water closets, tubs, fire sprinkler systems, and showers. The incumbent works from building plans, blueprints, and sketches to plan and lay out the routing, placement, pitch, elevation, pressure reduction, expansion, and operation of various piping systems and equipment as described above. The incumbent installs, modifies, and repairs systems like those described above by setting up system routes, placing and cutting route openings, placing hangers for proper pitch and elevation, and determining and installing such things as risers, flexible branches, expansion joints, pumps, gauges, pressure regulators, valves, traps, and unions in the combination needed to support the pressures and proper operation of the systems. Also installs plumbing fixtures, vents, drains, mixing valves, flush valves, etc. Incumbent installs or repairs new or existing copper, galvanized, black iron, cast iron, and PVC pipes for utilities and medical gases. The incumbent also installs equipment like that described above by planning and completing the routing and placement of systems leading to the equipment, determining and placing the equipment at the proper levels and points in the systems, and joining, sealing, and testing systems and equipment for proper pressures, leak-free joints, and operation. The supervisor and/or work leader checks the incumbent’s overall work to see that it meets accepted trade standards. The incumbent is subject to recall for emergency repairs during non-administrative hours. EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C. 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; religions; 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 NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html . All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
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