To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements. Applicants must have had sufficient training and experience to show their ability to perform the duties of the position. Qualifications will be determined by comparing your application to the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (called Job Elements) against the guidelines found in the Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations, 4742 Series. Applicants who do not meet the screen-out factors will be rated ineligible and will receive no further consideration. Points will be based on experience and training which are documented on your resume as well as the responses to the vacancy questions. All applicants must receive a raw score of 2.0 or above on the screen-out factor and an average of 2.0 or above on all the job elements in order to be considered minimally qualified for the position(s) being filled.
The screen-out factor for this position is: ABILITY TO PERFORM THE DUTIES OF THE UTILITY SYSTEMS REPAIRER OPERATOR without more than normal supervision demonstrated by experience with the repair and operation of HVAC systems which service commercial buildings that exceed 500,000 gross square feet.
Applicants who rated satisfactory on the screen-out factors will be rated on the remaining job elements. Experience with the repair and maintenance of equipment containing CFC refrigerants which service commercial buildings that exceed 500,000
gross square feet. Experience using measuring instruments to repair, operate service, troubleshoot or maintain HVAC equipment for commercial building that exceed 500,000 gross square feet.
Applicants must meet ALL application requirements, to include a complete online resume, by 11:59 p.m. EASTERN TIME ZONE (ETZ) on the closing date of this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the vacancy announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/ No, Multiple Choice questions) and place you in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are "gold," "silver," and "bronze." However, your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the "gold" category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview. How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility: Within each category, those entitled to veterans' preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed. Preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (gold) depending on the position and grade level of the job. The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response: 1. Skill in the operation of chillers, condenser water system, chilled water distribution, steam distribution systems, and feed water water systems. 2. Skill in equipment assembly, installation, repair and operations. Your responses will be validated by a human resource specialist and/or a subject matter expert against the information you provide in your online resume and/or by reference checks. Falsifying your background, education, and/or experience is cause for non-employment. For more information on category rating, please go to: http://hr.commerce.gov/s/groups/public/@doc/@cfoasa/@ohrm/documents/content/dev01_006408.pdf.
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