The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for an Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic in Battle Creek, Michigan Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic – Battle Creek, Michigan
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 129380Start Date: 07/30/2019End Date: 08/20/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 08/20/2019. 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 Federal Wage System Qualification Standards. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:
Drive SafelyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (includes blueprint reading)Measuring InstrumentsTechnical PracticesTroubleshootingUse and Maintain Tools and Equipment Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (includes blueprint reading). Ability to use and maintain hand tools and equipment. Ability to troubleshoot, maintain, and repair a wide range of systems. Knowledge of materials. Working knowledge of computers. Knowledge of building automation systems. Knowledge of Air Conditioning equipment and components. Universally Certified by an approved refrigerant transition and recovery program. Knowledge of principles and theories of the refrigeration cycle. 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. 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. Physical Requirements:
Heavy lifting, 45 pounds and over, Heavy carrying, 45 pounds and over, Straight pulling (1 hours), Pushing (1 hours), Use of fingers, Both hands required, Walking (4 hours), Standing (4 hours), Crawling (1 hours), Kneeling (1 hours), Repeated bending (1 hours), Climbing, legs only (1 hours) Climbing, use of legs and arms, Both legs required, Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, Near vision correctable at 13″ to 16″ to Jaeger 1 to 4, Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, Both eyes required, Depth perception, Ability to distinguish basic colors ,Ability to distinguish shades of colors, Hearing (aid permitted), Emotional and Mental stability.
Working Conditions: Outside and inside, Excessive heat, Excessive cold, Excessive humidity, Excessive dampness or chilling, Dry atmospheric conditions, Constant noise, Dust, Fumes, smoke, or gases Solvents (degreasing agents), Electrical energy ,Slippery or uneven walking surfaces, Working around machinery with moving parts, Working around moving objects or vehicles, Working on ladders or scaffolding, Working alone, Protracted or irregular hours of work.
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!