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Job Title: Air Conditioning Mechanic
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Big Spring, TX
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 03/20/2019
Expire Date: 04/26/2019
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Medical, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Air Conditioning Mechanic
PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK CONDITIONS: The Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic frequently removes and installs compressors, pumps, coils, and fans, which weigh 50 pounds or more and uses necessary hoists to remove the larger equipment. Work is performed from ladders, platforms, scaffolds, above ceilings, and in crawl spaces. The position requires excessive bending, kneeling standing, stooping, and climbing ladders. The Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic will be subject to burns, cuts, falls, bruises, electrical shock from circuit wiring, and sudden temperature changes from working in hot and cold areas. Most work will be accomplished indoors and in cramped spaces such as above suspended ceilings and in cramped mechanical rooms. The Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic will also be subject to exposure of dangerous gasses. The duties of this position are performed in a medical setting. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualifications. 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. You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Equipment Assembly, Installation, RepairTechnical PracticesTroubleshootingUse and Maintain Tools and Equipment 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.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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