BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element 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 you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
- Knowledge of the principles and theories of air conditioning and refrigeration and properties of refrigerants.
- Knowledge of the construction and operation of a variety of large commercial and complex industrial systems.
- Knowledge of safety regulations, practices and procedures.
- Knowledge of both pneumatic and electronic direct digital control systems.
- Skill in dismantling, repairing and reassembling pumps, impellers, compressors, chillers, receivers and evaporators.
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.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT/OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS:
1. A minimum of a Refrigeration Technician License including a Universal CFC Certification IAW CFR Per Title 40: Protection of Environment PART 82-PROTECTION OF STRATOSPHERIC OZONE, AFI 32-1001 Operation Management Attachment 1, and AIR FORCE INSTRUCTION 32-1068. (NOTE: In order to obtain a Refrigeration technician license, and individual must already have the Universal CFC certifiation)
2. Employee may be required to augment the Civil Engineering Snow Removal Team not necessarily performing in their primary skill code. Employee would be trained on safe snow shoveling and snow removal practice and would receive appropriate safety equipment.
3. May be required to work shifts or other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. May be required to serve "on call" and may be required to be available after duty hours when problems arise. The incumbent is subject to call seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
4. The work requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver's license may be required for the position.
5. May be required to train/guide other employees.
6. Employee will be required to support Base Readiness and Emergency Operations Exercises and Real World Threats and Events.
7. Work will require travel away from the normal duty station.
8. Employee will be required to support Special Events (i.e. Annual Air Show, Base Exercises) not necessarily performing in their primary skill code.
9. This may be a Testing Designated Position. The incumbent may be subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment, and participation in random drug testing.
10. Position requires Universal Technician Certification as required by 40 CFR Part 82, Subpart F, EPA.
11. The work will require the employee to carry an electronic beeper or cell phone.
12. PHYSICAL EXAMINATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION.
13. 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.
14. 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.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
NOTE REGARDING BASIS OF RATING: The numeric rating you receive is based on YOUR responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the specialized experience, education requirements (if applicable), and knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience; your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
BASIS OF RATING: Your application will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience in your resume meet the KSAs required for the position. If you meet the basic qualification requirements for the position, your application will be assessed and placed into one of the following quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. For more information on Category Rating. Click here.