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Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic

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United States Citizens Permanent Full Time The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite! Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport is home to 50 Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and US Army Reserve commands and activities. Newport is the Navy's premier site for training officers, officer candidates, senior enlisted personnel and midshipman candidates, as well as testing and evaluating advanced undersea warfare and development systems. You must be a US Citizen. Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance. Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation. Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period. You must obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance. A Valid Drivers License is required.
Install, maintain and repair a variety of air conditioning and refrigeration systems, including circulating air and chilled water air conditioning systems, high, medium and low temperature refrigeration systems and total environmental control systems.
Explores probable reasons for equipment failure using appropriate testing equipment.
Determines repairs needed through appropriate testing & inspection.
This position was previously announced under Announcement Number SE45306-10-1091556LG803194D. Applicants who previously applied must re-apply to SE45306-10-1091556LG803194R to be considered for this position.
PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Moderate lifting up to 40 pounds is required. If a heavier lift is required, it must not be attempted without assistance. Must be able to work at a rapid pace for a short period of time. Occasionally required to perform work by stooping, bending and reaching while in cramped and uncomfortable positions and by walking, kneeling, crouching and crawling. Must be able to climb ladders and scaffolds to perform work at various heights. Normal vision is required.
Some work is performed outside and may require exposure to prevailing weather conditions. Working conditions in this position vary with a portion performed in relatively peasant surroundings and a portion performed on rooftops, in equipment rooms, under building and in confined spaces. Subject to perform work in areas with high noise levels where ear protection is required. Working in very hot and cold environments, poorly ventilated and lighted areas is occasionally required and in some instances work in these conditions is for the duration of the shift. The incumbent maybe exposed to fumes, dust, dirt, grease and oil, and is subject to the possibility of scrapes, cuts, bruises, contusions, burns, electric shock and eye hazards.
May be assigned a truck stocked with controlled inventory and consumable materials. If assigned a stocked truck the incumbent is responsible for managing the material by following established procedure for inventory control and cost accounting.
May be designated to receive work assignments from regional dispatch. If designated as a dispatched worker the incumbent is responsible for following established work dispatch procedures and processes
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.
Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.
Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C). Additional qualification information can be found at: .
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 the 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 do the work of a Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic without more than normal supervision such as: 1) work from oral instructions blueprints and work orders.2) trace and locate defects to determine the type and extent of repair needed 3) plan work, select the proper tools and testing devices; and 4) install, maintain, and repair a wide variety of air conditioning and refrigeration systems including circulating air and chilled water air conditioning systems, high, medium and low temperature refrigeration systems, and total environmental control systems.
Federal Wage System (FWS) positions require the use of a Screen-Out Element. Points will be based on experience and training which are documented by your responses to the questionnaire. To be qualified, applicants must receive at least 2 points on the Screen-Out Element and an average of 2 points on all the elements in order to be considered minimally qualified for the position. Applicants who do not receive 2 points on the Screen-Out Element will be eliminated from further consideration.
In addition to the screen-out element you will be evaluated on the following Job Elements through your resume and responses to the on-line assessment questionnaire:
Knowledge of equipment, assembly, installation, repair, etc.
Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment.
Troubleshooting.
Interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (includes blueprint reading)
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: TAG:Link to Questions Only.
_REQUIREMENTS:_
Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.
A SECRET security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.
Selectee will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
The employee maybe required to work overtime and on an emergency basis.
Incumbent must have a valid driver''s license.
Maybe required to serve as on call duty mechanic on a rotational basis. An on-call duty mechanic is required to carry a duty cell phone and duty pager and must remain available to respond on site to after-hour emergencies within two hours.
Maybe designated as ALPHA personnel and required to report for duty or held in a duty status to provide support before, during and/or after special emergency situations; such as, but not limited to , destructive weather, disasters or periods of an increased security threat.
Incumbent must be CPR Certified.
Must have Universal Certification received from EPA approved certifying program. Certification card must be carried on person while in duty status.
When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.
You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position and rated as shown below. Additional points are not added for veterans' preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran''s preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:
_Best Qualified-_ __Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.
_Highly Qualified-_ Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position.
_Qualified_ - Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.
Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts .
To begin the process, click the _Apply Online_ button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the _Submit My Answers_ button at the end of the process.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
Complete Resume.
Complete Assessment Questionnaire. _View Occupational Questionnaire_.
Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the "_REQUIRED DOCUMENTS"_ section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.
Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on _Friday, May 23, 2014_.
If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.
If you upload your documents, _do not fax_ the same documents.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: .
This Vacancy ID is _1091556_.
Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement. All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.
It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant.
The documents you are required to submit vary based on what you are claiming (i.e., applying as a veteran or disabled veteran, applying as a military spouse, etc). Please review the following link to see if there are any documents you need to provide: Applicant Checklist-External
When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.
If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. Best qualified applicants with veterans'' preference are entitled to initial selection consideration. If there are a sufficient number of best qualified applicants with veterans'' preference, only those veterans will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts .
Department of the Navy offers acomprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan.
This Position is subject to Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.
This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, .
Males born after December 31, 1959, will be required to certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System. If you fail to do so, you will be required to certify that you did not knowingly and willfully fail to register. This requirement must be met before you can be appointed to this position.
_Federal Annuitant Information:_
The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found
_Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program_ _ (ICTAP) Eligible:_
ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements; however, the individual would not necessarily be considered highly or best qualified. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:
_Veteran''s Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA):_
_Military Spouse Preference (MSP):_
_Veteran''s Preference Information:_
_30% or More Disabled Veterans:_

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