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Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic – Muskogee, Oklahoma
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 582999Start Date: 04/01/2022End Date: 04/22/2022
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/21/2022. 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:
Ability to Do the Work of the Position without More Than Normal SupervisionAbility to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (Includes Blueprint Reading)Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentEducation and TrainingKnowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, and Repair, etc. 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: Work frequently requires heavy physical exertion in lifting objects less than 50lbs., and occasionally lifting objects greater than 50lbs. Work requires much walking while carrying tools and test equipment. Work requires stooping, crouching, stretching, bending, kneeling and balancing in tiring and uncomfortable positions and in cramped spaces. Work requires rigging of hoists, scaffolding, and chain falls, climbing ladders, walking on beams, roofs etc. Working Conditions: While some of the work will be performed inside, the incumbent will be also required to work outside in inclement weather. The incumbent will be subjected to high ambient temperatures in the boiler plant, machinery rooms, and roofs as well as sub-freezing temperatures in walk-in freezers. Forced air breathing devices, respirators, protective clothing, face shields, goggles, gloves, etc. are sometimes required to be worn when dealing with bio-hazardous waste or toxic chemicals. The incumbent will be exposed to excessive noise, rotating machinery, dust, grease, oil, etc. in machinery rooms, boiler plant, and chiller plant. The incumbent is subject to cuts, and abrasions from the use of tools and equipment and burns from acids, caustics, hot water systems, and steam systems. The incumbent is subject to electrical shocks. The incumbent is subject to toxic gas and fume exposure including R-123 and other refrigerants, formaldehyde, chlorine, etc. The incumbent will be required to work from ladders, roofs, catwalks, hoists, beams, and other elevated platforms.
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