Electronic Industrial Controls Mechanic Leader

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Apr 06, 2021
Closes
Apr 13, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Architect of the Capitol, Senate Office Buildings, Maintenance Branch, Air Conditioning Section.

Serves as an Electronic Industrial Controls Mechanic Leader who installs, maintains, evaluates and adjusts, repairs and calibrates electronic control equipment and systems in support of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) operations in the Senate Office Buildings (SOB).

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Responsibilities

Tour of duty for this position is Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Work schedule may require some occasionally mandatory overtime on holidays AND weekends.

The individual selected for this position will:

Leader Responsibilities:

Distributes work and instructions to other workers received from supervisors and demonstrates proper work methods, materials and tools needed to perform assigned tasks.

Urges or advises other workers to follow supervisor's instructions and to meet deadlines by reporting to supervisors on status and progress of work, answering supervisors' questions on overall work operations and problems.

Services Electronic Sensing and Control Systems:

Installs, modifies, operates, maintains, calibrates, evaluates, troubleshoots, adjusts and repairs Direct Digital Controls (DDC) components downstream of building routers (RS-485MSTP- ARCNET) networks and twisted pair cabling as well as related mechanical equipment.

Provides technical support to find solutions to ‘control' problems with the DDC system and related hardware.

Installs, operates, maintains, calibrates and troubleshoots sensors, actuators, device controllers and related interface with building equipment. This includes hard-wired and wireless sensing equipment.

Performs Operational Tests:

Coordinates efforts with engineering personnel on changes to equipment and operating specifications.

Evaluates and adjusts new system installations and repairs existing systems during operational tests.

Operates the Building Automation System (BAS) terminal and other related equipment to display and print point status, change set points and alarm limits and manually controlled points.

Operates DDC software and makes recommendations for engagements to screen and control sequences for energy performance.

Acknowledges and follows-up on system error alarms log report on a daily basis to the BAS terminal to maintain system integrity.

Performs other duties as assigned .

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • You must be able to pass a drug test.
  • Your resume and question responses must demonstrate job-related elements.

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Qualifications

You must meet all eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of the job announcement.

You must meet the following SCREEN-OUT(S) required for this position.

Lead workers and maintain, installs and evaluates electronic control equipment systems in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC).

Education

Additional information

Welcome Veterans. The Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) gives veterans' preference rights in the legislative branch to certain veterans as applied by the Congressional Accountability Act. Veterans' preference is applied on this vacancy announcement. If you are a veteran and have been separated under honorable conditions, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility; SF-15, if applicable; and Department of Veterans Affairs documentation of disability, if applicable. For more information, please visit http://www.opm.gov/veterans/html/vetguide.asp#6 .

If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System. If you are exempt from registration under Selective Service Law, you must provide appropriate proof of exemption. Please visit the Selective Service System website for more information.

DRUG TESTING: The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is a Drug Free Workplace. As part of the AOC's suitability assessment, a candidate tentatively selected for a position who is not currently an AOC employee is required to submit to screening for illegal drug use. Satisfactory completion of a drug test is a condition of employment with the Agency. A candidate must test negative prior to being eligible for appointment into a position. We will schedule, provide and cover the cost for the drug test.

The selectee(s) under the vacancy announcement for this position is subject to a criminal record check by the U.S. Capitol Police and satisfactory adjudication to be eligible for employment at the Architect of the Capitol.

The Architect of the Capitol is an E-VERIFY Participant. E-VERIFY is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment authorization in the United States. If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the DHS Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" electronic system. For more information on E-Verify, please visit http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/gc_1185221678150.shtm

The Architect of the Capitol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information and/or disability.

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Moving expenses are not authorized.

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

Probationary Period - A newly appointed selectee is subject to the completion of a one-year trial/probationary period, regardless of whether or not a trial/probationary period has been completed previously with the Architect of the Capitol or another Federal agency.

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies in any of the jurisdictions of the Architect of the Capitol.

All application materials become the property of the Architect of the Capitol.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Review your resume and responses carefully. Your eligibility for consideration and qualifications for the position will be determined based upon a review of your detailed resume and your responses to job specific self-assessment questions.

Your resume will be evaluated based on evidence of your ability to demonstrate the job elements for this position, possession of any specialized experience, and how well your background and experience relates to the self-assessment questions in the job announcement. The self-assessment questions relate to the following job elements and competencies:

--Ability To Lead: Independently passes on work to other workers and instructions received from supervisors.

--Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.- Maintains, evaluates, adjusts and repairs existing electronic sensing and control equipment in support of HVAC operations.

--Use of Test Equipment: Electronics- Modifies test devices, work sequences and nonstandard trade techniques.

--Ingenuity (Ability To Suggest and Apply New Methods)- determining the methods and techniques required to solve complex installation and repair problems.

--Trouble shooting (Electronic Equipment)- Knowledge in troubleshooting malfunctions of complex systems.

Your responses to the self-assessment questions serve as the basis for your initial rating. You will receive a numerical score based on your responses to these questions. Next, your responses will be evaluated by a Human Resources Specialist and/or a subject matter expert against the information provided in your resume and optional cover letter. Your resume must support your answers to the self-assessment questions. Falsifying your background, education and/or experience is cause for non-selection or disqualification from further consideration.

Please note that a complete application is required for consideration. (Please review the "Required Documents" section of this job announcement to see what must be included in a complete application).

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

The Architect of the Capitol's (AOC) job application process is designed to ensure you only provide information necessary to evaluate your qualifications and eligibility for the position vacancy.

To apply for this position, you only need to submit: a) your resume and b) answers to the online vacancy assessment questionnaire. The online questionnaire contains eligibility and screening questions and other relevant information. No additional documentation or attachments are required at the time of application.

Your resume should list your education, training and work experience including job titles, employment dates, duties and accomplishments.

Nothing further is required until it is requested by AOC's Human Capital Management Division. If additional documentation is required for the position, you will be asked to provide it during the interview or selection process. At that time, you may be asked to submit documentation to support statements made in your resume.

For example, you may be asked to provide a copy of your diploma, college transcripts, or proof of Federal employment status. If the position requires licensure or certification, you will be asked to provide proof at the time of selection.

If Veterans' preference is claimed, you will be asked to submit proof (DD-214, and, if claiming a 10-point preference, a SF-15 and the proof required by that form).

Failure to provide the required documents will end further consideration and/or result in the withdrawal of any tentative job offers.

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.

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