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AIR CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT MECHANIC – Naval Support Activity, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Department of the Navy
Job ID: 586088Start Date: 04/18/2022End Date: 05/19/2022
This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The selective placement factor is: You must possess the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 608 certification exam (Universal) as a pre-qualification for this wage grade. NOTE: This information must be provided with your application to be considered for the position. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below. This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Ability to perform the work of an Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic WG-5306-10 without more than normal supervision as demonstrated by performing the following tasks: 1) Installing, repairing, maintaining, troubleshooting, a variety of systems components such as compressors, which include gear, reciprocating, centrifugal, or rotary pump and a variety of refrigerant controls such as those with low and high pressure side floats, automatic thermostatic expansion valves, capillary or choke types, and those base on volume or quantity changes; 2) Examining, diagnosing malfunctions and making repairs to systems that include analog and direct digital control (DDC) systems used in complex heating ventilation; air conditioning, and refrigeration systems; and 3) Follows all guidelines and procedures pertaining to the use and handling of refrigerants in accordance with all local, state and federal regulations. NOTE: This information must be supported in your resume to be considered for the position. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=WG-5300 Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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. PHYSICAL EFFORT: Physical effort is required to maneuver equipment in and out of specific locations while dismantling and reassembling. The work requires frequent carrying and setting-up of parts and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. Occasionally may lift items weighing over 50 pounds with assistance. Hoists, holders, and pulleys are operated when removing units such as large compressors, condensers, and chillers. The work requires making repairs and installations from ladders, scaffolding and platforms where the parts of systems worked on are frequently in hard-to-reach places; therefore, standing, climbing, stooping, stretching, bending, kneeling and working in cramped, awkward position is frequent and may be for long periods of time. WORKING CONDITIONS: The incumbent works both inside and outside, sometimes in bad weather, on top of tall buildings, in drafty attic spaces, and in cramped areas with low overheads. Work areas are noisy, moldy, dirty, dusty and greasy. Work areas may be subject to variable temperatures that may occur when working in cold-storage rooms or other areas. Personal protective equipment such as protective clothing, helmets, goggles, respirators, hearing protective devices, etc. are required to be worn when there is a possibility of exposure to toxic refrigerants during regular maintenance and repair or when making emergency repairs. Subject to possible injuries such as cuts, bruises, burns, and electrical shock; and possible respiratory disorders due to inhalation of refrigerant gases. Working conditions are considered in the evaluation of the job and do not meet criteria for compensation by environmental or hazard pay.
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