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Air Conditioning Mechanic III (2 Vacancies)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, with a minimum of five (5) years of related experience.

Incumbent may substitute years of experience for graduation from a two year A/C school. Incumbent must have knowledge of a specialized field such as air conditioning. SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

This position must have the ability to use tools, gauges, trade, and the ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics. Incumbent must have skills as a craftsman, and have EPA certification for refrigerant recovery. This position requires the ability to read, write, and converse fluently in English.

JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY: This position repairs and maintains all aspects of commercial air conditioning equipment. Incumbent must have current Texas Operators Driver's License in possession at all times while operating Austin ISD vehicles.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Oils or greases mechanical equipment, changes oil in compressors, and replaces belts. Repacks pumps, replaces mechanical seals and realigns pumps.

Checks and adjusts airflows and pressure drops in systems. Checks, resets, replaces, repairs, or calibrates electrical, electronic and pneumatic controls. Recharges air conditioning/heat pump units and chillers with appropriate refrigerant as needed.

Installs compressors, both rotary and reciprocating, reads gauges, sets thermostats, and adjusts when necessary. Checks and adjust airflows. Checks water treatment equipment.

Checks and makes necessary repairs to condensers. OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED: Perform other related duties as assigned; however, all employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.

PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed in crowded and congested areas in crawl spaces under buildings or on high ladders with a considerable interfering noise level. Hazards are electrical shocks and lifting weights in excess of one hundred (100) pounds.

Conditions include temperature changes from weather, dirt, dust, oil, wetness, glare, and draft. This position may involve rare exposure to blood or body fluids. Regular attendance is required for this position.

PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS: This position reports directly to the Section Foreman and Supervisor for Buildings and Grounds, and may provide direct supervision to A/C mechanics of lower grade and apprentices in this craft. Incumbent will provide recurring guidance and consultation to the Energy Management Office and the Maintenance Department and Construction Management.

Incumbent will have regular contact with other Austin ISD employees. COMPENSATION: Duty Days: 261 Pay Grade: MT10 Starting Salary: $17.61/Hr Social Security Teacher Retirement Comprehensive Benefits Package Employee Discount Program Closing Date: Until Filled An Equal Opportunity Employer Posted by StartWire



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Air Conditioning Mechanic

Air Conditioning Mechanic - (MWAA-17-11926) Job
Requisition ID:
MWAA-17-11926
Job Title:
Air Conditioning Mechanic Job Type:
F/T Permanent
Location:
Washington Dulles International Airport, VA Post Date: 04/20/2017
Job Description:

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Commitment…..Service….Diversity

The dynamic Aviation industry is seeking a seasoned professional!

Join our Team!

Position Title

Air Conditioning Mechanic

Announcement No.

MWAA-17-11926

Salary Range

T19, $27.77 to $36.10/HR

Position Type

FT, Permanent

Location

Washington Dulles International Airport, Utilities Services Division, MA-223A

Opening Date

04/20/2017

Closing Date

05/04/2017

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JOB SUMMARY:

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (MQS):

To be rated qualified for this job, an applicant must meet all of the MQs listed below at the time of vacancy announcement closure.

1. A high school diploma, a Certificate of General Educational Development (GED), or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training.

2. Four years of progressively responsible experience (post high school) in the maintenance, and repair of air conditioning equipment and systems which includes one year in the installation, test, diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of large-scale, commercial and industrial air conditioning (A/C) equipment and systems, such as, chillers, air and water-cooled condensers, low-pressure boilers, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, circulating pumps, air handlers, exhaust fans, air curtains, ice machines, and refrigerators. This includes knowledge of the theories, principles, requirements, and standards of the trade.

A Journey License as an Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning (HVAC) mechanic is evidence of four years of progressively responsible trade experience, but is not, by itself, evidence of the one year of experience specializing in installation, test, diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of large-scale, commercial and industrial air conditioning (A/C) equipment and systems, as specified.

3. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Universal Certification (Section 608) to service HVAC/Refrigeration Equipment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The qualifications listed below (if any) are preferred and may be considered in the selection process, but they are not required to be rated qualified for this job:

1. Licensed as a HVAC Mechanic in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

2. Experience working safely in a trade on a busy airfield or in an equivalent work environment such as, but not limited to, working in a trade requiring prolonged concentration and attention to detail amid maritime or motor freight cargo loading/unloading or other types of near-constant movements/operations that require continuous situational awareness and alertness to continually changing circumstances and events.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is completed, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be done to determine if you meet the minimum qualification requirements. There is an Assessment questionnaire(s) that you must complete. Your resume and supporting documentation will then be compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire(s). If a determination is made that your application does not support your responses, which you provided in the assessment questionnaire, your application will not receive further consideration for this announcement.

OTHER INFORMATION:

A background security investigation will be required for all new hires.

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Correctional Heating And Air Conditioning Mechanic

Benefits Supplemental Questions Pay Schedule II, Grade H24, Regular Schedule: 40 hours per week This job announcement may close at any time with little or no notice. Applicants are advised to apply promptly.

A vacancy exists in the Department of Corrections. A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below. Current and future vacancies occurring in any Office or Department of Baltimore County General Government may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.

All interested transfer and promotional candidates must apply at this time. List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassification as separate work experiences on your application. Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.

Note: Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered. A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position. Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

You can attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application. Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered.

Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Examples of Duties: Under general supervision, performs journeyman level installation, repair, service, and maintenance to heating, air conditioning, refrigerating, and ventilating equipment in County correctional facilities and leads or instructs lesser skilled workers and inmates. Performs journeyman level installation, maintenance, service, and repair to heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigerating equipment, including window and package units, freezers, water coolers, cooling towers, pneumatic systems controls, remote controls, pumps, compressors, condensers, and related parts and assemblies.

Lays out projects, evaluates and tests equipment and component operation, and determines method of repair. Replaces and disposes of refrigerant chemicals. Leads or instructs lesser skilled workers and inmates and monitors activities of contractors.

Inspects work both in progress and upon completion to assure quality and conformance to standards. Maintains cost and operational records as required and prepares lists of parts and supplies to be requisitioned for assigned jobs. Drives an automobile or light truck to transport workers and equipment to and from job sites.

Examples of Other Duties Performs general maintenance and routine repair throughout facilities. Performs other related duties as required. (NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class.

They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.) Qualifications: Required Qualifications Four years' experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of heating, air conditioning, refrigerating, and ventilating equipment, two years of which included commercial and industrial units up to 450 tons capacity. (Related education may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required experience.) Character Requirement Persons appointed to this classification must be of good moral character and emotionally stable as determined by a comprehensive background investigation and a drug test.

Licenses and Certificates Possession of Type I and Type II E.P.A.-approved refrigerant certification for technicians is required at the time of appointment. Possession of a valid driver's license equivalent to a noncommercial, class C Maryland driver's license is required at the time of appointment. Proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education Applicants are required to submit proof of licenses, certifications and education beyond high school to meet the required and preferred qualifications of the position.

Diplomas or transcripts must show the applicant's major field of study. Copies and unofficial transcripts are acceptable. Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered.

Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application. Proof of Degree Equivalency Applicants who have obtained a degree from outside the United States of America are required to submit degree equivalence documentation from World Education Services, Inc. (www.WES.org) Mail or deliver documents to: ATTN: Correctional Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic Office of Human Resources Baltimore County Government 308 Allegheny Ave.

Towson, MD 21204 You can attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application.

EXAMINATION PROCEDURE Applicants will be qualified based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as stated on their application, which includes answers to the supplemental questions. Applicants must state the dates and duties of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.

Conditions of Employment: Persons appointed to this classification must attend correctional training courses offered by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission and other training set forth by departmental policy. Employees are subject to call to duty and overtime in emergencies.

Physical and Environmental Conditions The work of this classification entails performance of heavy physical labor including bending, stooping, climbing ladders, lifting and carrying very heavy objects, and the operation of motor vehicles, and hand and power tools. Some work requires exposure to potentially hazardous conditions such as adverse weather and electricity. Work is performed in a fully operational correctional facility with all inherent hazards.

UNION Newly hired Pay Schedule II employees are required to join the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 921 or pay a service fee to AFSCME. Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation Applicants selected for an appointment to a position in Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination and drug screen and an employment background investigation, including, but not limited to a criminal background, education, and fingerprint check. Posted by StartWire



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Air Conditioning Mechanic - San José -Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility

The Environmental Services Department is currently recruiting to fill multiple Air Conditioning Mechanics. These positions will be located at San José -Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF) at 700 Los Esteros Road, San Jose, CA 95134.

The typical schedule is day shift, Monday through Friday and infrequently may be required to work nights or weekends if needed. Upon completion of probation, employees may elect to work a flexible work schedule such as four, ten hour days per week or an alternate work schedule of working nine hours each day with one day off every other week. The Air Conditioning Mechanics work in a small team setting and are responsible for but not limited to installing, operating, inspecting, adjusting, repairing, replacing, troubleshooting, maintaining and performing preventative maintenance of heating, ventilating, cooling, air-conditioning, and ventilating equipment and controls and axillary equipment; repairing packaged A/C units, furnaces, combination units, heating units, and ventilating fans; repairing and adjusting to associated equipment such as compressors, pumps, ventilating fans, burners, and air conditioning control systems; checking v-belts, lubricating fan bearings, replacing air filters and purified media on air handlers; cleaning condenser coils, checking all operational and safety controls, checking suction and discharges pressure, checking for refrigerant leaks, silver solders or silver brazes all breaks, evacuates and recharges system on air conditioning and condensing units.

The Air Condition Mechanics may also interpret operating conditions through the use of a Building Management System, determine system abilities and conditions, and make the proper adjustments to insure correct operating parameters for all equipment. They may also prepare various reports, such as Daily Activity Reports which includes Corrective Maintenance and Facilities Improvement and Modification, and are responsible for recording all maintenance activities through work orders utilizing a Computer Maintenance Management System on a daily basis. The successful candidate will have experience with the installation, operation, maintenance, calibration, and repair of a wide variety of pumping, heating, refrigeration, ventilating and cooling systems and related equipment normally found in larger offices of public buildings.

To read the full class specification for Air Conditioning Mechanic, please go to http://www.sanjoseca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/9934 This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history.

Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations; ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams and blueprints; experience in the operation and repair of automatic controls and thermostats; experience in interpreting operating conditions through the use of a Building Management System; ability to determine system abilities and conditions, and makes proper adjustments to insure correct operating parameters for all equipment; experience in utilizing a Computerized Maintenance Management System; knowledge of fundamentals of air distribution; knowledge of Refrigerant Management Programs are desirable. Reliability

  • Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate. Is willing and able to work infrequent shift work including weekends and holidays as required. Customer Service

  • Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently in a timely, accurate, respectful and friendly manner. Multi-Tasking - can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously; has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s). Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.

    Communication Skills- Communicates and listens effectively and responds in an timely, effective, positive and respectful manner; written reports and correspondence are accurate, complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper grammatical form responds to statements and comments of others in a way that reflects understanding of the content and the accompanying emotion; asks clarifying questions to assure understanding of what the speaker intended, ensures consistent communication takes place within area of responsibility. 1. Education: Completion of a certificate program in HVAC from a college, university, or state certified apprenticeship program. 2. Experience: Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in the operation, repair and maintenance of heating, ventilating, refrigeration, and cooling systems, which are common to large buildings. 3.Licenses or Certificates:

    Possession of a valid driver's license authorizing operation of a motor vehicle in the State of California AND a Universal Certification for Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) Refrigerants from the Environmental Protection Agency. As a condition of employment in some designated positions, possession of a valid State of California Class A or B driver's license with applicable endorsements may be required in the performance of job duties. 4. Employment Eligibility:

    Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application. Selection Process The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions.

    Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which may include a practical/writing exercise. You will be prompted to answer the following job-specific questions during the online application process.

    Please note that there is a 4,000-character limit, including spaces, for each text response. Please describe the HVAC certification program or a state certified apprenticeship program through a college, university, or trade school for which you have completed. In your response please provide the school name and the certification(s) received.

    Please describe your increasingly responsible experience in the operation, repair and maintenance of heating, ventilating, refrigeration and cooling systems common to large buildings. Include your role (s), employer (s), and dates of employment. (Your response must be consistent with your application work history). Please describe your experience in operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting a computerized building management system (BMS). Include the type of system(s), your level of access, and level of responsibility in the troubleshooting and repairs. Provide your role (s), employer (s), and dates of employment. (Your response must be consistent with your application work history). Please describe your experience with safety codes and regulations pertaining to the air conditioning trade.

    Include examples of how you have applied safety codes and regulations pertaining to the air conditioning trade. Provide your role (s), employer (s), and dates of employment. (Your response must be consistent with your application work history). You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Lupe Rodarte at lupe.rodartesanjoseca.gov or 408-635-4044. Posted by StartWire

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Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic

Job Overview

Summary

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
This position is an Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic with the Directorate of Public Works located at Fort Hood, Texas. Fort Hood rests in the beautiful 'hill and lake' country of Central Texas between Killeen and Copperas Cove and is approximately 60 miles north of the capital city of Austin, 50 miles south of Waco, 160 miles south of Dallas, and 150 miles north of San Antonio. For everyone who enjoys the outdoors, The Great Place is the ideal location, because of warm winters and hot summers. The nearby lakes, Belton and Stillhouse, offer year round outdoor recreation activities.

Who May Apply: US Citizens

This position is being announced concurrently under WTEF171743236669 under Merit Promotion Procedures.

Duties

As an Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic, you will perform the following duties:
Perform work involved in the repair, overhaul, maintenance, and servicing of industrial Heating Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)/ Refrigeration systems that are located in a variety of structures on a large Installation (warehouses, hospitals, large office buildings and complexes, central energy plants, boiler complex, etc.)
Install and repair refrigeration/air conditioning systems components in accordance with design specifications.
Work from blueprints, work orders, inspection reports, plans and/or specifications to conduct repair and maintains all types of refrigeration, dehumidification and air conditioning systems.
Maintain the efficiency, reliability, and safety operations of systems by checking performance, diagnosing problems, and making necessary adjustments.
Operates up to a 2-on light utility truck to transport self, materials, or others to work sites remote from the shop facility.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

8

Travel Required

Not Required

Relocation Authorized

No

Who May Apply

This job is open to
US Citizens

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

Qualifications

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; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic without more than normal supervision. Applicants should document experience which includes the ability to perform common Air Conditioning Equipment Repairer tasks including: performing repairs on air conditioning units.

Select the proper tools and testing devices to be used. I work under close supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed. Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.

Selective Placement Factor:
This position requires that the incumbent possess and maintain a chlorofluorocarbon chemicals (CFC) Certification type Universal as required by Section 608 of the Clean Air Act, 1990 EPA Mandatory Technician Certification. (NOTE: You must attach a copy of your CFC Certification type Universal to your application package for verification).

Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision
Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprinting reading)
Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
Knowledge of Materials
Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
Trouble shooting (Electronic Equipment)

Physical Effort:
Frequently lifts, positions, and carries parts and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 75 pounds. Items weighing to exceed 75 pounds are normally lifted by more than one person, hoisted by means of mechanical devices. Works on scaffolds and ladders, in hard to reach places. Requires considerable standing on concrete floors, stooping, bending and working in awkward positions.

Working Conditions:
Work is performed inside and frequently outside. Shop area is usually adequately lighted and ventilated. Work is frequently dirty and greasy; variable temperatures occur when working in cold-storage rooms; subject to possible injuries such as cuts, bruises, burns, and electrical shock; possible respiratory disorders due to inhalation of refrigerant gases. Hearing protective devices and other protective devices and safety equipment must be worn at all times of exposure to the hazardous condition. Working conditions are considered in the evaluation of the job and do not meet criteria for compensation by environmental or hazard pay.

There is no education substitution for this position.

Other Requirements: Click for expanded definitions.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
This is a Career Program (CP) 18 position.
Salary includes applicable locality pay or local market supplement.
This position requires a valid state driver's license.
This position requires a pre-employment physical, as well as annual physical examinations.
This position requires pre-employment drug test, as well as random drug testing.
This position requires the incumbent to possess and maintain a CFC Certification type Universal as required by section 608 of the Clear Air Act, 1990 EPA mandatory technician verification.

Security Clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Additional Information

What To Expect Next

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

BENEFITS

Other Information

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an .
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the information sheet.
You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the information sheet.
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
Permanent change of station (PCS) allowances are NOT authorized.
DoD National Relocation Program (DNRP) services are NOT authorized.
Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 90 days beyond the closing date of this announcement.

This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.



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Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic

Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic Louisville, KY Duties: You will be responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, designing, and repairing HVAC systems, refrigeration systems, and all associated equipment.

You must also maintain and repair pneumatic, electronic, and electrical control systems. You will be required to maintain, install, hook up, and put into operation all types of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment and systems, including constant volume, variable air volume systems, walk-in freezers, ice machines, blood bank freezers, chillers, hot water and chilled water systems, steam distribution systems, hot water converters, air handlers, package units, split systems, fan coil units, computer room systems (e.g., Lieberts), etc. You will repair components such as compressors, actually disassembling, measuring tolerances and replacing valves, pistons, motors, oil pumps and assembling components properly after repairs have been accomplished.

You will also repair critical laboratory equipment such as cell slicers, centrifuges, ultra-low temperature refrigeration and incubators. You will be responsible for critical areas such as laboratory fume hoods and negative pressure rooms. You must be EPA-certified (universal type) to handle, recover, and reclaim refrigerants for all types of machines used at this medical center.

This includes small appliances and high and low pressure equipment.

You will be required to perform a variety of related duties. Â Work Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8 :00 am to 4:30 pm.

Occasional over time with tours that vary to meet the needs of the Facility Position Description Title/PD: 3218A Â Physical Requirements: The incumbents daily duties consist of climbing, working in cramped positions and confined spaces and moving and lifting heavy objects and equipment up to 75 pounds in the repairing and installation of A/C and refrigeration systems. Rigging devices, come-a-longs, hoists, shop cranes, block and tackle are used in the removal of large compressors, coils, motors, air handlers, evaporators and condensors.

He/she makes repairs and installations from ladders, scaffolding, and platforms where the parts of systems are frequently in hard to reach places, therefore requiring stooping, stretching, bending and kneeling for long periods of time. Â Working Conditions: The Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic is frequently required to work outside, on top of tall buildings in all types of weather conditions. He/she is subject to varying temperature changes such as walk in freezers and refrigerators, machinery rooms and air handlers.

He/she is required to work in interstitial spaces which have cramped areas and low overheads. He/she is subject to dust, cuts and bruises, electric shock, burns, falls from ladders or scaffolding, eye, hand and foot injuries and to communicable diseases while working on wards, negative pressure rooms (TB), and laboratories. He/she is subject to oils, greases, solvents, refrigerants and other chemicals in the normal course of duty.

Summary OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With openings in multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips. Not only is the VA the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.

VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. The Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) improves the health of our veterans by providing a continuum of care through an integrated health care delivery system. We are a tertiary care facility classified as a level 1c facility affiliated with the University of Louisville, as such integrates teaching, research, and advanced patient care, making it an attractive academic medical center.

The facility offers a full spectrum of comprehensive health care services, using state-of-the-art technology and innovative programs, as well as education and research benefits to Veterans residing in 40 counties in Central and Western Kentucky and in Southern Indiana. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE Special Employment Consideration:

VA encourages persons with disabilities including those eligible for hiring under 5CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability rating of 30% or more. For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document. Qualifications & Evaluations REQUIRED:

Universal Certificate 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 Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C ( www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c ). The screen-out element for this position is Ability to do the job of an Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic without more than normal supervision. JOB ELEMENTS: Those who meet the minimum level of experience and training for the screen-out element will then be evaluated in each of the following job elements: 1.The ability to perform the work of an Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic without more than normal supervision. 2.

The ability to recognize and troubleshoot faulty climate control, HVAC, and refrigeration systems. 3.Knowledge of the theory, principles, and technical trade practices used in HVAC and refrigeration assembly, maintenance and repair including knowledge of mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical systems, pipe fitting and plumbing, and automation systems. 4. The ability to read and interpret instructions for HVAC ad refrigeration such as ASHRAE codes, manufacturer's manuals, blueprints, spec sheets, work orders, etc. used in maintenance and repair. 5. The ability to use and maintain tools, equipment, measuring devices, and materials used in HVAC and refrigeration maintenance and repair work.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC (e.g., Company/organization name, position title, dates of employment (month/year), and number of hours per week). WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Your résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully.

Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. Benefits & Other Info VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides is an overview of the benefits currently offered: http://www.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp.

VA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. This position may be authorized for telework. Telework eligibility will be discussed during the interview process.

The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 90 or more before any Veterans preference points) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ Posted by StartWire



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Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic

Job Overview

Summary

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise: "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans.

VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service.

If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.

The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.

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Duties

This position is located within the Facilities Management Service at the Syracuse VA Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. The person in this position is responsible for performing repairs and preventative maintenance on all HVAC and refrigeration equipment within the Medical Center. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Installs, maintains and repairs (both major and minor) all air conditioning and refrigeration equipment from 1/4 ton systems to 3000-ton systems, equipment types 1/4 to 2 HP hermetic compressors, medical gas systems, oxygen, nitrogen and nitrous oxide, kitchen equipment (Dynex), 3-way valves, steam pressure reducing valves (PRVs) and steam traps, water filtration systems, water softener systems, heating and cooling water treatment, also, cooling towers;
Installs, maintains and repairs a wide variety of major refrigeration equipment such as deep freeze boxes, ultra-low temperature freezers, walk-in refrigerators and freezers, centralized chilled drinking water unit and various remote units, x-ray and photography refrigerated equipment, condensers, evaporators, ice machines, morgue refrigerators, medical air compressors and air dryers, medical vacuum pumps, etc.;
Works on the layout and fabrication of duct and duct systems from 150 CFM to 20,615 CFM capacity;
Performs preventive maintenance on diffusers, induction cabinets, mixing boxes and motorized fire dampers and maintains exhaust fans, fume hood fans, return air fans, etc.;
Works with other shops as well as the Chiller Plant operators when performing fire alarm, fire sprinkler system and medical gas testing and repairs;
Makes necessary adjustments and records all findings such as compressor temperatures, water temperature, oil pressures and other information pertinent to the safe and efficient operation of all equipment, and
Performs other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday through Friday 8a-4:30p or 2p to 10:30p?

Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized

Supervisory Status

No

Travel Required

Not Required

Relocation Authorized

No

Who May Apply

This job is open to
United States Citizens

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

Must be a U.S. citizen
Subject to a background/security investigation
Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
May be required to serve a probationary period
Pre-employment physical may be required

Qualifications

Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C . For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success.

Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element (WG-2 and higher only; screen-outs are not applicable to WG-1). Applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are rated against the remainder of the job elements. While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume.

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT: The position requires a current Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved CFC Universal Certification. This is in accordance with Section 608 of the Clean Air Act. (copy of the certification required)

You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:

Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair
Inspect
Production Support Service
Technical Practices
Troubleshooting

IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week.

All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. 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.

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; 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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK CONDITIONS: Strenuous physical effort is required while dismantling and reassembling equipment.

The position frequently carries and sets up parts and equipment that weigh up to 50 pounds. The position must work from ladders, scaffolding, etc. where parts of systems worked on are frequently in hard to reach places. Stooping, stretching, bending and kneeling are frequently encountered for long periods of time.

Hand dexterity is a critical requirement in completing most tasks. The employee must be mentally alert and physically capable at all times, as this type of work is very hard and hazardous. The position works both inside and outside of the Medical Center and is required to work in cramped areas with low overheads.

The employee is subject to exposure from toxic refrigerants. The employee will be required to wear personal protective equipment while performing certain tasks.

Security Clearance

Other

Additional Information

What To Expect Next

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. After the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications per Category Rating procedures to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met.

After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants will be notified of their status by email. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview. All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made.

You may check the status of your application at any time by logging into your USA Jobs account and clicking on Applications. Information regarding your application status can be found in the .

BENEFITS

Other Information

Selected applicants may be required to complete an online onboarding process.

Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee.

VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed.

Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities (i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities), and/or disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. For more information on how to apply using this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator within the office, contact the facility Human Resources Department at .

It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more before any Veterans preference points) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at .

Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

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