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 Multiple Locations Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic – Multiple Locations
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 588750Start Date: 04/25/2022End Date: 06/01/2022
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. 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 and 2 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: Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair Interpret Instructions, Specifications (includes blueprint reading) Materials Technical Practices Troubleshooting Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment Without more than normal supervision 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 Requirement: Prolonged physical effort is not routine. Occasionally lifts objects weighing over 50 pounds. Lifting equipment, such as chain hoists, is available for heavier objects. Some standing, stooping, bending and work on ladders is required. Working Conditions: Most of the time the work is performed indoors with adequate light and ventilation. Occasionally works in areas of temperature extremes, e.g., 100 degrees Fahrenheit and above in the plant or is exposed to changes in temperature while working on outside cooling towers, roof exhausts, and ventilating fans. Noise level is often high, sometimes to the point of requiring ear plugs to prevent permanent damage to the haring. Other protective devices such as goggles, masks and gloves, may be needed periodically. Exposed to possibility of burns when working on steam and hot water lines. Occasionally works in contaminated areas and is exposed to communicable diseases when changing filters, etc. Operators are also subjected to noxious gases, cuts bruises and scrapes.
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