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MAINTENANCE MECHANIC
COLUMBUS MS 39701
Category: Other
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Job code: lhw-e0-90667591

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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MAINTENANCE MECHANIC
* Duties
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## Duties
### Summary
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The primary purpose of this position is to install, maintain, repair, and modify large/complex heating (includes heating boilers and single and multiple fuel power boilers), ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) systems and support equipment including mechanical system controls and distribution lines.
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### Responsibilities
* Plans and lays out work from blueprints, sketches, drawings, specifications, guides, codes, and work orders. Reviews work order requirements reflecting systems, parts, and assemblies to be repaired, modified,
* or installed. Visits worksite and analyzes, evaluates, and determines damage when planning repair and modification projects. Makes changes to job layout based on site inspection of job.
* Troubleshoots HV AC/R systems with complex problems and extensive repairs requiring judgment to locate malfunctions. Uses specialized test equipment to troubleshoot single and multiple fuel power boilers and associated auxiliary
* and pollution control equipment, such as water treatment systems, chemical dispensers, electrostatic precipitators, bag houses and ash removal equipment, and wet particulate scrubbers.
* Installs, repairs, and maintains large commercial and industrial ventilation, refrigeration, air conditioning (AC), and cooling systems with complex problems and extensive repairs.
* Installs, modifies, overhauls, repairs, and maintains a variety of complex heating boilers and/or heating
* Systems, single and multiple fuel power boilers, and associated auxiliary and pollution control equipment.
* Performs essential electrical work incidental to the maintenance and operation of HV AC/R systems.
* Performs preventive maintenance on HV AC/R systems and equipment. Inspects and calibrates controls and gauges. Inspects equipment for condition and proper operation.
* Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work environment.
* Leads and directs crews on various jobs involving the maintenance, repair and installation of all sizes of air conditioning, ventilation, heating and refrigeration systems. Keeps supervisor and controllers aware of crew locations and manhours used.
### Travel Required
Not required
##### Supervisory status
No
##### Promotion Potential
10
* #### Job family (Series)
4749 Maintenance Mechanic
* Requirements
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## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* U.S. Citizenship Required
* Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
* A Non-sensitive security clearance is required
* This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
* This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.
* Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
* Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
* Employee must maintain current certifications
* Disclosure of Political Appointments
* The work will require the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver?s license will be required for the position.
* Position requires CFC/NCFC Certification (universal) as required by 40 CFR Part 82, Subpart F., EPA.
* Recall to duty may be a requirement of this position.
* Position requires the ability to discern colors, contrast, and depth.
* Will be required to train/guide lower graded (or other trades) military/civilian employees.
* May be required to assist after workers in various crafts.
* Will be required to pull on call duties after hours and holidays on a rotating basis.
### Qualifications
**THE HOURLY RATE FOR THIS POSITION IS: $20.01 TO $23.46 PER HOUR**
**QUALIFICATIONS:** The following summarizes the qualification standard for this position found in the Job Qualifications System for Trades and Labor Occupations (Handbook X-118C); for additional information click here. To qualify, there is no specific length of training or experience required; however, you must be able to demonstrate enough experience in your application to show you possess sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities 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.
The screen out element for this position is THE ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF A MAINTENANCE MECHANIC WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION.
**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. THE ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF A MAINTENANCE MECHANIC WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION.
2. Knowledge of the principles and theories of air conditioning and refrigeration and properties of refrigerants.
3. Knowledge of mechanical, electromechanical, and pneumatic principles to inspect, install, test, maintain, and repair power boilers and associated auxiliary and pollution control equipment.
4. Knowledge of the construction and operation of a variety of large industrial and commercial refrigeration and NC systems
5. Knowledge of electrical equipment, i.e., meggers, test lamps, voltage testers, ammeters, and polarity testers.
6. Knowledge of safety regulations, practices, and procedures.
7. Knowledge of regulations, procedures, and policies related to records maintenance and documentation.
8. Skill in dismantling, repairing, and reassembling pumps, impellers, compressors, chillers, receivers, and evaporators to include balancing, aligning, and maintaining turbines, pumps, generators, and ash shredding equipment and preheaters.
9. Ability to maintain difficult balances of a variety of refrigerant controls and complicated motor controls.
10. Skill in troubleshooting complex problems on large projects and applying prescribed test procedures.
11. Skill in the use of hand tools, power tools, and a variety of test equipment.
12. Ability to read and interpret instructions, blueprints, drawings, sketches, and specifications.
**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 chemicals, heat, steam, noise, noxious gases, fumes, or acids. Occasionally works outside, on top of buildings, in drafty attic spaces, and in cramped areas with low overheads. Subject to possible burns electrical shocks, cuts, strains, bruises, and chemical irritations. To reduce dangers from these and other similar conditions, follows prescribed safety practices and use safety equipment such as safety glasses, hard-toe shoes, respirators, hard hats, and fire retardant gloves.
**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.
### Education
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
### Additional information
You MUST have one or more listed eligibilities (click **"Learn more about this agency"** button above) to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted with each application package to be considered. "Transfer" and "Reinstatement" or equivalent eligibles must provide their most current SF-50 and the SF-50 reflecting the highest grade held if not reflected on most current/separation SF-50. *Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list.
**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 well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.
**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.
**90-Day Register:**This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
**Direct Deposit:** All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
**If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.**
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
The resume/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 "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
All Federal Wage Schedule (FWS) applicants must complete the assessment questionnaire in its entirety or it will result in an ineligible rating. Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications)
* If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
* If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
* For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
2. A complete Application Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number, and last four digits of your social security number.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Q - Nonsensitive
* Required Documents
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## Required Documents
**The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming.**
1. Online Application - Questionnaire
2. Resume - must include beginning and ending month and year for each employment period, hours worked and supervisor
3. Transcripts - if qualifying based on education or positive education series (can be a copy)
4. Registration/License - active, current registration/license if applicable for the position
5. Veterans' Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
**ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS:** The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a "certification" of active service in lieu of a DD-214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A "certification" letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The service member's military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of "veteran" under 5 U.S.C. 2108(1). The "certification" must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions **not later than 120 days after the date of submission**. The "certification" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD-214 or other appropriate documentation. Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid "certification" of service with their initial application will be found "not eligible." Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.
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## Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
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## How to Apply
The complete Application Package **must** be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 06/11/2018
To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link:
To begin the process, click the **Apply Online**button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the application questionnaire. Please ensure you click the **Submit My Application**button at the end of the process.
If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 10200892
**PLEASE NOTE:** It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered and/or uploaded, (i.e., resume) is received, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully. You can access your USAJOBS account to do so by clicking here. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
Human Resources **WILL NOT**modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.
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### Agency contact information
### Total Force Service Center
##### Phone
1-800-525-0102
##### Email
DO.NOT.EMAIL@CALL.ONLY
##### Address
Columbus AFB
495 Harpe Blvd
Ste 186
Columbus AFB, MS
US
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### Next steps
Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will 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.
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## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/498677700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 05/04/2018 to 06/11/2018
*Salary:* $41,761 to $48,961 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* WG 10
*Work schedule:* Full-Time
*Appointment type:* Permanent

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