The selectee for this position will serve as a Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic in the Maintenance Business Line of NAVFAC SOUTHWEST.
The employee inspects, repairs, adjust and maintain a variety of domestic and commercial refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air conditioning units and systems.
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 be clear and specific when describing your experience.
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 position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates.
The selective placement factor is: Applicants must possess a valid, universal type Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Refrigerant Certification in order to be minimally qualified.
COPY OF LICENSE MUST BE PROVIDED WITH APPLICATION This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job.
Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible.
The Screen-out Element for this position is: ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF THE AIR CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT MECHANIC WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION (SCREEN-OUT) PERFORMING THE FOLLOWING DUTIES:1) assisting with repairs of air conditioning, tandem and cascade type refrigeration equipment; 2) interpreting instructions, specifications, and blueprints to repair air conditioning units and/or refrigeration systems; 3) using hand tools, test equipment and instruments; 4) checking expansion coils for excessive ice formation; 5) using DDC (Direct Digital Controls) technologies to monitor and control temperatures and humidity; 6) operating oxygen-acetylene equipment, silver brazing, silver soldering, soft soldering, cooper-to-cooper, and cooper to steel; 7) determine calibration of control systems using psychrometers, manometers, and temperature readings .
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: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/tabindx.asp. 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.
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