You will serve as an Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic for NAVFAC SOUTHWEST.
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You will inspect heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment to verify the equipment and component parts are maintained in a safe and serviceable condition.
You will use test equipment and procedures to locate malfunctions and perform preventative maintenance on air conditioning systems and equipment.
You will install, test, and replace devices (e.g., thermostats, humidistats, valves, relays) to control temperature, humidity, ventilating, and exhaust systems.
You will perform adjustments, maintenance, analysis, modification, installation, repair, and replacement of direct digital controls (DDC) equipment.
You will conduct visual and audible examinations of equipment components to detect the probability of leaks.
You will troubleshoot refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, and related control systems (e.g., direct digital control [DDC]) to determine system operation and detect component malfunctions.
Job family (Series)
5306 Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a US Citizen.
Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver's license.
Shift work, emergency overtime, and recall to duty may be required.
You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
CFC/HFC Certification (Universal) as required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - may be obtained upon employment.
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. 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 POSITION WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION. Your resume must show that you have the ability to perform common tasks including: 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) Following all guidelines and procedures pertaining to the use and handling of refrigerants in accordance with all local, state and federal regulations.
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.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
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