The ideal candidate will troubleshoot and repair commercial air conditioning and heating systems as well as troubleshoot and repair electronic controls for HVAC systems. This position starts at a salary of $26.27 (WG-08) and at a salary of $29.23 (WG-10), with promotion potential to $30.73 (W-G-11). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center (MWEOC) team within FEMA.
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In this position, you will serve as an Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic responsible for repairing and modifying a variety of air conditioning/refrigeration equipment and systems. Typical assignments include:
- Operates, maintains, overhauls, repairs, and modifies reciprocating and centrifugal air conditioning/refrigeration systems and equipment.
- Examines and troubleshoot complex air conditioning systems with a variety of refrigerant and controls.
- Repair faulty equipment such as compressors.
- Maintains a variety of commercial and industrial air conditioning/refrigeration systems and be able to locate and check elements such as pressure and temperature.
- Uses measuring devices to install and repair air conditioning/refrigeration components.
- Apply testing techniques and procedures to ensure equipment/systems are installed and repaired according to requirements.
Promotion Potential: Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.
All MWEOC staff have emergency assignments and are considered deployed in place. Exercises and activations are planned and unplanned, and may require long hours, nights, weekends and holidays.
All MWEOC employees are: (1) required to use a government-issued electronic device (to include cellular phones); (2) subject to recall during emergency situations; and (3) required to perform work in locations both above and below ground.
EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT:Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.
Occasional travel - This position may require minimal non-emergency travel up to 5%.
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