HVAC Equipment Mechanic, WG-5306-08

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Portsmouth, Virginia
Posted
Nov 08, 2019
Closes
Nov 16, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Coast Guard, Deputy Commandant for Mission Support (CG-DCMS), Director of Operational Logistics, Office of Base Operations (DOL-3), Base Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA.

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Responsibilities

The incumbent will be an HVAC Equipment Mechanic located within the HVAC Shop, Utilities Group Maintenance Branch, Facilities Engineering Division, of the Integrated Support Command Portsmouth, VA.

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:
  • Installing, repairing, and maintaining domestic heating equipment systems.
  • Working on low-pressure home heating systems employing electronic monitoring, sequencing, and modulating controls.
  • Installing and troubleshooting small domestic and commercial air conditioning systems.
  • Replacing major portions of various cooling units, such as compressors, condensers, expansion valves, float and service valves, thermostats, soils, and drive assemblies.
  • Tightening connections, making splices, insulating exposed wires and cleans and lubricates moving parts; tests for proper operation and replaces items such as belts, fans and fuses.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - This position requires occasional travel.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
08

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Applicant is required to meet the physical requirements of the position.
  • This position requires a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).
  • The position requires a valid state driver's license.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

Qualifications

Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than the length of experience. Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope, and quality of all experience and training, regardless of where or how acquired. Applicants will be rated and ranked based on their knowledge of the following job elements:
  • Ability to perform the work of the position without more than normal supervision (SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT)
  • Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc
  • Technical Practices (theoretical precise, artistic)
  • Ability to Interpret Instructions, specification, etc. (includes blueprinting reading)
  • Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
  • Knowledge of Materials
  • Troubleshooting
  • National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education

    This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here This position does not have a positive education requirement.

    Additional information

    Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

    DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

    All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

    The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

    More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6322. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using the on-line self assessment questions that are based on the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job:

    Normal Supervision

    Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Install

    Technical Practices (theoretical, etc.)

    Ability To Interpret Instructions

    Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment

    Knowledge of Materials

    Trouble shooting

    Your resume and responses to the self-assessment questions are an integral part of the process for determining your qualifications for the position. Therefore, you must support your responses to the self-assessment questions by providing examples of past and present experience in your resume.

    If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview.

    Consideration will be given to performance appraisals and incentive awards as an indicator of quality of prior experience; no points will be assigned.

    To preview questions please click here .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

    Drug test required
    Yes

    Required Documents

    30% Disabled Veterans must submit their Member Copy 4 DD-214 which includes Character of Service, if currently Active Duty you may submit a Statement of Service or Proof of Service letter; however, the statement MUST include Character of Service AND the VA Disability Letter with percentage of disability OR documentation of disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces which reflects a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more. 10-point preference will not be granted if appropriate documentation is not submitted with your application. If documentation is not provided you may receive 5-point tentative preference if substantiated in your application.

    Other 10 point Veterans Preference Eligibles must submit their Member Copy 4 DD-214 which includes Character of Service, if currently Active Duty you may submit a Statement of Service or Proof of Service letter; however, the statement MUST include Character of Service AND provide documentation of other 10 point preference. 10-point preference will not be granted if appropriate documentation is not submitted with your application. If documentation is not provided you may receive 5-point tentative preference if substantiated in your application.

    For more information about veterans preference click here. http://www.fedshirevets.gov/hire/hrp/qaspouse/index.aspx

    Eligibles under Executive Order 13473 (noncompetitive appointment of certain military spouses) must submit proof of eligibility. At a minimum to confirm eligibility for purposes of appointment based on relocation under these provisions a spouse of a service member must provide a copy of the marriage certificate or other documentation verifying marriage and a copy of the military PCS orders assigning the service member to a certain post. The PCS orders must state the member's spouse was authorized on the military orders. Proof of eligibility based on disability and deaths resulting from active duty service is outlined here.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles must submit proof of eligibility consisting of a copy of your agency notice and a copy of your most recent performance rating. If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP eligible. Applicants who have special priority consideration rights under ICTAP provisions must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority consideration. ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they attain a cut-off score of 85 or above. For more information about ICTAP eligibility click here.

    All documentation as outlined above must be received by the closing date of the announcement and must indicate the vacancy announcement number on the documents. A fax cover sheet will be provided to you from the system, with number and instructions to transmit the requested documents. The required documents will also be accepted by mail but must be received by the closing date of the announcement. The mailing address is: (Jobs) U.S. Coast Guard Ofc of Civ Human Resources, CG-1211SE, 2703 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE SE, STOP 7912, WASHINGTON, DC 20593-7912.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.