A/C Equipment Mechanic Helper

Washington D.C.
Apr 14, 2017
May 01, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency


This announcement has an APPLICATION LIMIT of 100 applications. Therefore applicants should apply as soon as possible. If the 100 application limit is not met previously, the job announcement will close at 11:59 pm, on Friday, April 28, 2017. Applicants need to ensure they provide all supporting documentation at the time they apply to the vacancy announcement.

This position is located within the Office of the Administrator (A), Facilities Management Division (AFM), of The National Gallery of Art. The incumbent performs the duties of an Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic Helper at the intermediate grade level and assists higher level operations personnel (WG-10 and WL-11) in the operation, maintenance, cleaning, inspection and repair of all air conditioning, refrigeration and air washers throughout the Gallery.

This position is also considered to be essential to the Operations Department for the successful operation of the Gallery.

This position is also being advertised under job announcement to persons with Federal competitive status or reinstatement eligibility, or who are eligible under the Veterans’ Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) or other special hiring authorities, including Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment (VRA) authority and Schedule A authority to hire individuals with severe disabilities. Persons wishing to be considered under both announcements must apply separately to each.

  • Not Required

  • No

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job.
  • Subject to a background/suitability investigation.
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after12/31/59.
  • All required documents must be submitted by 11:59PM EST on closing date.
  • Required medical examination documents.
  • Candidates must meet the qualification requirements for WG-5306-5, which includes possession of the following job elements:

    1. Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision (SCREEN-OUT-ELEMENT

    2 Reliability and dependability (SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT)

    3. Shop and aptitude and interest

    4. Ability to follow directions in a shop

    5. Dexterity and safety

    6. Ability to work as a member of a team

    7. Work Practices (including keeping things neat, clean, and in order)

    EDUCATION: Are you using education to qualify?

    Although this position does not have a positive education requirement, you may submit copies of your transcripts or a course listing. You must provide documentation supporting your education claims.

    Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website.

    Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Your resume must include the dates of all qualifying experience (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours worked/volunteered per week.

    Physical Requirements: Candidate must be able to lift own weight and must make repairs and installations from ladders, scaffolding, platforms, and other hard-to-reach places. Walking, climbing, crawling, kneeling, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling for extended periods of time is required. Some work may be performed in confined space. Must be able to carry tools, equipment, and parts that weigh up to 40 pounds.

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