Air Force Personnel Center AIR CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT MECHANIC in Cheyenne Mountain AFB, Colorado

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

WHO MAY APPLY: Applications will be accepted from United States citizens (U.S. citizenship required at time of application).

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

For information on veterans’ preference click here.

MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: Click here for specific program requirements. To request MSP hiring preference, you must submit the follow documents:

  • Application or resume;

  • Statement requesting MSP; and

  • Copy of military sponsor's PCS orders

90-Day Competitive Certificate: This vacancy announcement may be used to fill like vacancies for 90-days from the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as/if additional vacancies occur during this period.

Duties

•Repair and maintain a variety of large commercial and industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems and supporting equipment with complex problems and extensive repairs requiring judgment to locate malfunctions.

•Plan, lay out, and install a variety of large complex commercial and industrial systems and supporting equipment used to condition air in warehouses, shops, hangars, hospitals, and large office buildings.

•Troubleshoot a variety of large commercial and industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems and supporting equipment.

•Utilize established safety practices, rules, regulations, and procedures to maintain a safe and clean work environment.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance
  • Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain SECRET security clearance
  • Pre-employment Physical is required
  • This is a drug testing designated position
  • This is a TERM position NTE 30 Sep 2019
  • Hourly salary range: $21.35 - $24.92
Qualifications

EXPERIENCE: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C; for additional information click here. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must meet any screen-out element(s) listed, and 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 applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

  1. Ability to do the work of the Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic without more than normal supervision. (Screen out Element)

  2. Knowledge of equipment assembly, installation and repair to construct and operate a variety of large commercial systems to include heating and cooling.

  3. Knowledge of technical practices to include theories of air conditioning, refrigeration, and properties of refrigerants.

  4. Ability to interpret instructions by reading schematics, technical manuals, specifications and blueprints.

  5. Ability to use and maintain tools, and equipment to include hand tools, power tools, and a variety of test equipment.

  6. Knowledge of materials to dismantle, repair, and reassemble pumps, impellers, compressors, chillers, receivers, and evaporators.

  7. Ability to troubleshoot complex problems on large projects applying prescribed test procedures and equipment.

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.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Shift work may be required.

  • Emergency overtime and serving in "on call" status during evenings/weekends may be required.

  • Work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver's license may be required for the position.

  • Position requires CFC/NCFC Certification (universal) before entrance on duty.

  • Recall to duty may be a requirement of this position.

  • Must satisfactorily complete a pre-employment physical before entrance on duty, unless otherwise exempt.

  • This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.

  • This position is designated as a key position. Duties of this position are essential to the accomplishment of wartime/contingency operations. Incumbents of key positions must be removed from their military recall status if alternative for filling of the position during an emergency are not available.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:The employee lifts, carries, and handles equipment up to 50 pounds unassisted and over 50 pounds with assistance. Works from ladders, scaffolding platforms, or cramped areas where equipment, parts, or tools are hard to reach. Work requires frequent stooping, stretching, bending, kneeling, and working in tiring, uncomfortable positions for long periods. In addition, work involves frequent movement and maneuvering of large, heavy equipment using hoists, holders, and pulleys as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS:The employee works indoors and outdoors, on elevated structures, and in cramped areas. Subject to discomfort from face masks or other protective devices when there is a possibility of exposure to toxic refrigerants, noxious gases, fumes, or acids. Subject to possible burns from refrigerants. Works near moving parts of equipment and machinery, energized electrical circuits, sharp metal edges, loud noises, and toxic fumes, which could cause cuts, burns, and respiratory ailments. May be subject to sudden and frequent temperature changes.

Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once the online questionnaire is received an acknowledgement email wil be sent.

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 and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.

BENEFITS

The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Other Information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or above "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this position.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

Temporary and Term Appointments:** If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. Note: Current federal civilian employees may apply for this position and if selected, a break in service of at least 3 days may be required prior to appointment to this position.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472338600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $44,557.00 to $52,008.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: WG-5306-10/10

Promotion Potential: 10

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 472338600

Job Announcement Number: AFPCDEO-1944812-788405-CMP