National Park Service Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
National Park Service
1 vacancy in the following location:
- Philadelphia, PA
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent
Opened Thursday 10/13/2016 (9 day(s) ago)
** Closes Wednesday 10/26/2016 (4 day(s) away)
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One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.
As a WG-5306-10 Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic your duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Maintain for optimum performance existing and future building cooling and heating systems, pneumatic, electric and electronic atmospheric control systems including those installed for the preservation of historic artifacts and furnishings within the Park.
- Provide technical input to contract requirements for out-sourced heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) design, installation, maintenance, and repair work.
- Repair and replace Direct Digital Control (DDC) System hardware including controllers, sensors, actuators and other electronic hardware.
- Install, maintain and repair thermostatic expansion valves and automatic expansion valves, capillary tubes, pressure controls (both high and low sides), temperature controls, thermostatic controls, magnetic valves, and chilled water flow controls.
- Install services and maintain condensed cooling towers and their fans, fan motors, blowers, exhausts and water.
- Not Required
- Relocation authorized per federal travel regulation
- You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
- Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply Section)
- Relevant experience or education (See Qualifications and Evaluation)
- Suitable for Federal employment as determined by a background investigation
- A valid state driver's license is required
- Housing may be available
To qualify for the *WG-10 Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic* position* you must meet the following specialized experience: *
Able to perform the most difficult and complex tasks related to air conditioning equipment mechanic which include: installing and operating various heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; maintaining and repairing various cooling and heating system for optimum performance; making repairs to electrical and mechanical evaporators, their blowers and motors; using systems such as Direct Digital Control (DDC) System to monitor and control heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems;inspecting spray pumps water valves and making necessary adjustment; reading and interpreting control systems and provide technical input to contract requirements for out-sourced HVAC design, installation, maintenance, and repair work; documenting the operation and condition of building equipment.
Able to perform the full range of air conditioning equipment mechanic tasks with little to no supervision which include: operating various heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; maintaining and repairing various cooling and heating system for optimum performance; making repairs to electrical and mechanical evaporators, their blowers and motors; using systems such as Direct Digital Control (DDC) System to monitor and control heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; inspecting spray pumps water valves and making necessary adjustment; and making daily written reports to supervisor concerning operation and condition of building equipment.
Able to perform common air conditioning equipment mechanic tasks under general supervision which includes: operating various heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; maintaining various cooling and heating system for optimum performance; making repairs to electrical and mechanical evaporators, their blowers and motors; using systems such as Direct Digital Control (DDC) System to monitor and control heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; and inspecting spray pumps water valves.
*In ADDITION to the above qualification applicants must meet the following: *
- Have an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Section 608 of the Clean Air Act Certification card and EPA number.
- Have the ability to handle, lift, carry and set up equipment that weigh up to 80 lbs.
- Obtain a valid state driver's license before enter on duty date and maintain it as a condition of employment.
This position does not require education and education cannot be used to replace experience
Only experience obtained by 11:59 pm EST on the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
Additional Conditions of Employment:
- May be required to work schedule that includes working on Saturdays and Sundays, and holidays.
- Will be required to obtain a valid driver's license.
- EPA Certification Card shall be carried by the mechanic when working.
- Frequently lifts and carries equipment weighing up to 80 pounds.
- Must stand, stoop, bend, climb, and work in cramped positions for extended periods.
- The work is performed both inside and outside. All outdoor work will be performed in temperatures that range from 0°F to 100°F, and in periods of full sunshine to rain, snow, sleet, or ice. Indoor work will be done on buildings varying from unheated to heated and non-air conditioned to air conditioned; is exposed to the possibility of cuts, bruises, shocks, bums and broken bones.
- Usually works indoors from ladders, scaffolding, and where the systems and equipment worked on are in hard to reach places. However may sometimes work outside in cramped areas with low overheads, manholes, in deep-water sump, from ladders, piping, airlifts, scaffolds, around toxic refrigerants, and may be exposed to the possibility of electrical shock.
Q - Nonsensitive
What To Expect Next
Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based upon your category placement, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.
You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).
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If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member Copy 4) or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans preference see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service, see http://www.sss.gov
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) or Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP or CTAP eligible see http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ctapguideline.pdf. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the Well Qualified category or above on the rating criteria for this position.
Salary Range: $24.38 to $28.48 / Per Hour
Series & Grade: WG-5306-10/10
Promotion Potential: 10
Supervisory Status: No
Who May Apply: United States Citizens
Control Number: 452913800
Job Announcement Number: PH-17-LM-1801170