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A/C Equipment Mechanic

National Gallery of Art Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
A/C Equipment Mechanic
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National Gallery of Art

##### AFM-OP

Overview
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- ##### Open & closing dates

08/23/2019 to 09/06/2019

- ##### Service

Competitive

- ##### Pay scale & grade

WG 10

- ##### Salary

$28.23 to $32.98 per hour

- ##### Appointment type

Permanent

- ##### Work schedule

Full-Time

Location
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1 vacancy in the following location:

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Washington, DC 1 vacancy

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

##### Telework eligible

No

- Duties
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### Summary

The position is located in Facilities Management Division (AFM),
Operations Department of the National Gallery of Art. The purpose of
this position is to repair, inspect, operate, service, troubleshoot
and maintain building mechanical equipment, air conditioning,
refrigeration, ventilation and heating systems, and necessary action
to restore any electrical, plumbing or control (BAS) systems when an
emergency breakdown occurs.



Learn more about this agency

### Responsibilities

The incumbent is:

- A Journeyman who is responsible for the operation, maintenance,
and repair of all mechanical equipment associated with heating,
ventilation, air conditioning systems at the national Gallery of
Art and the Sculpture Garden.
- Responsible for the proper operation and maintenance of the
various air conditioning and refrigeration systems that operate
with various types of AC compressors.
- Responsible for the timely start-up, shut-down and regulation of
the chiller plant, water circulation pumps, air handlers, and
other support equipment from central switches or from
decentralized switches in fan or equipment rooms to meet load
requirements.
- Receives written work orders, oral instructions, blueprints, and
sketches indicating the nature of inspection, maintenance,
repair or installation of mechanical system components.
- Possess the ability to use and properly operate an Ohm, Amp,
Watt, and Voltage meters; measuring instruments and testing
equipment such as flow meters, recording meters, micrometers,
psychrometer, velometers, and electronic leak detectors.
- Skill in servicing power sources, which involve tightening
connections; make splices; insulating exposed wires; cleaning
and lubricating moving parts; testing for proper operation, and
replacing items such as belts, fans, and fuses, coils, electric
motors, electric contactor, relays, and magnetic starters.
- Responsible for the electrical troubleshooting of all heating,
ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.

### Travel Required

Not required

##### Supervisory status

No

##### Promotion Potential

10

- #### Job family (Series)

5306 Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic

- Requirements
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### Conditions of Employment

- 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.
- Required medical examination documents.

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.

### Qualifications

Candidates must meet the qualification requirements for WG-5306-10,
which includes possession of the following job elements:

1. Ability to perform the duties of A/C Equipment Mechanic without
more than normal supervision (SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT)

2. Knowledge of HVAC/Mechanical equipment assembly, installation,
and repair

3. Technical practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)

4. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (includes
blueprint reading)

5. Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment

6. Knowledge of materials

7. Troubleshooting

### Education

### Additional information

- **The National Gallery of Art fosters a diverse and inclusive
workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.**

? More than one selection may be made from this vacancy
announcement.

? Some positions may require completion of a probationary period
of up to 1 (one) year.

? **AN EXTERNAL SELECTED CANDIDATE MUST BE FINGERPRINTED AND
RECEIVE A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, RESULTING IN A SATISFACTORY
SUITABILITY DETERMINATION BEFORE BEING HIRED FOR THIS
POSITION.**

? All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws
regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about
this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must
Register. If you are not registered and don't have an approved
exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the
Federal government.

EEO Policy:
https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/EEO\_Policy\_Statement

Reasonable Accommodation Policy:
https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Reasonable\_Accommodation\_Policy\_Statement

Veterans Information:
https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Veterans\_Information

Selective Service Registration: http://www.sss.gov/

### How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category
Rating and Selection procedures. The quality categories are defined
as "Best Qualified", "Well Qualified", and "Qualified".

Based on your responses to the job-specific self-assessment
questions, eligible candidates are placed for selection
consideration into one of three pre-defined quality categories as
described below:

Best Qualified Category - In addition to meeting minimum
qualifications for the position, candidates must fully demonstrate
proficiency in all major aspects of the position.

Well Qualified Category - In addition to meeting minimum
qualifications, candidates must demonstrate proficiency in some, but
not all of the major aspects of the position.

Qualified Category - In addition to meeting minimum qualifications,
applicants must demonstrate a basic level of knowledge, skill and
ability of the position.

If you are eligible for career transition assistance plans such as
ICTAP or CTAP, you must meet the definition of "well qualified"
which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.

Application of Veterans Preference: The Category Rating Method does
not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three,"
but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of
non-preference eligibles within each pre-defined quality category.
Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and
who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10
percent (i.e., CPS and CP) must be listed in the highest quality
category, except when the position being filled is scientific or
professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher.

*If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you
provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all
required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated
'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted
accordingly.*


**To preview questions please click here.**

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance

Other

##### Drug test required

No

- Required Documents
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Please carefully review the following list to determine what
documentation you need to submit.

*Some documents may not apply to all applicants. If you are unsure,
click the link for each document type to read more.*

**ALL APPLICANTS: You must submit a resume supporting your
specialized experience and responses to the online
questionnaire.**

- Your resume should list all work experience (paid and unpaid);
you should list the full name and address of the each employer.
- Your experience listing should show the start and end dates
(include month, day, and year); you must also list the average
number of hours per week that you worked.
- Your resume should also include any education and training you
have completed (list the program title, subject area, number of
hours completed, and completion date).
- For more information about what to include in your resume,
please view this USAJOBS Resume Tutorial video on YouTube.
- It is important that your resume is complete and thorough. If
any of the above information is not included in your resume, we
may not be able to fully credit you for your experience.

**If specific educational requirements are indicated for this
vacancy:** Documentation verifying your educational claims which can
include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution,
course title, credits earned and final grade. Please see the
Education section for more information.

**Current and former Federal employees:** Most recent SF-50
(Standard Form 50 - Notice of Personnel Action).

To properly verify status eligibility, your SF-50 must show the
following. If you do not submit an appropriate SF-50, we cannot
verify your status eligibility!
1. Full position title;
2. appointment type;
3. occupational series;
4. pay plan, grade, and step;
5. tenure code; and
6. service computation date (SCD).

**Displaced Federal employees:** To be considered CTAP/ICTAP
eligible, you must submit documentation verifying your involuntary
separation and CTAP/ICTAP status. Please see the OPM Guide to Career
Transition for more information.

**Veterans:** Veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214, VA Letter,
Standard Form (SF) 15 as applicable). Please note: If you are a
veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement
of intent to discharge from your agency which will allow you to
apply under the (Veterans Opportunity to Work) VOW to Hire Heroes
Act of 2011.

**Persons with Disabilities:** Individuals with intellectual
disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric
disabilities may apply for appointment through the Schedule A hiring
authority. Certified verification of a disability from a licensed
medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation
specialist; or any Federal, state, or District of Columbia agency or
U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits is
required.
#### 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.

- Benefits
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A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal
benefits.

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold
and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
benefits offered.

- How to Apply
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To be considered for this position, you must submit your complete
application, including all required supporting documentation (see
"Required Documentation" section) no later than 11:59pm U.S. Eastern
Time on the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to submit
a complete application prior to the closing time (regardless of when
you started) the application system will not allow you to finish!
Requests for extensions will not be granted, so please begin the
application process allowing yourself enough time to finish and
submit your application before the deadline. Our application system
displays a countdown timer in the top-left corner of the screen for
your reference.

**Steps to submit a complete application:**

1. You must have an active USAJOBS account and be logged in.
2. You must have a completed resume associated with your USAJOBS
account.
3. Once you are logged in and all of your application materials are
ready, click on the 'Apply Online' button to get started.
4. You will be given the option to include your resume, documents,
and demographic information from your USAJOBS profile. You will
then be transferred to the National Gallery of Art's application
tracking system. If you select documents from your USAJOBS
account, you **MUST** complete the download process in a later
step or your USAJOBS documentation WILL NOT be transferred! See
Step 6.
5. You must respond to all applicant assessment questions,
carefully following all instructions provided.
6. You will then be asked to upload additional supporting
documentation. If you selected documents from USAJOBS prior to
being transferred to our application system (Step 4), you will
need to click the "USAJOBS" link to complete the transfer
process. These documents ARE NOT automatically transferred! It
is ultimately your responsibility to make sure that all required
documents are either faxed, uploaded, or transferred from
USAJOBS successfully. If you are unsure whether your documents
went through, please contact the Agency Contact listed on the
announcement BEFORE the vacancy closes.
7. IMPORTANT: In the final step of the application process you will
be shown a copy of your resume and all the information you
entered during the application process. You must click the
'Finish' button at the bottom of this final page and receive
confirmation that your application has been received.**If you do
not click 'Finish', your application will not be received!**

*If your resume does not support the responses in your application
questionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation
before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not
qualified', or your evaluation rating may be adjusted
accordingly.*

**Steps to modify or withdraw your application:**
1. Return to USAJOBS and log in to your account.
2. In the "My Account" screen, click "Application Status" in the
left-hand column.
3. You will see a table list of all the jobs you've applied to,
click on the title of the application you want to modify.
4. **If the announcement is still open** the button which normally
says "Apply Online" will instead say "Edit Application", click
that button. (If you wish to withdraw your application from
consideration after the closing date, contact the HR Specialist
listed on the announcement.)
5. You will be directed back to NGA's application tracking system
where you can make changes, or you can click "Withdraw
Application" to remove your application from being considered.

**NEED HELP?**
- If you experience any difficulties with the application process
(anything after you have clicked the 'Apply Online' button),
please contact the Agency Contact listed on this announcement
during normal business hours. If you are receiving any kind of
error message, please be ready to provide a screenshot or at a
minimum, the error message text and number.
- If you are having trouble with USAJOBS (searching for jobs,
account password/profile issues, or Resume Builder help, please
visit the USAJOBS Resource Center or e-mail USAJOBS3.0@opm.gov.
Regretfully, NGA cannot resolve issues with your USAJOBS
account. We regret that we are unable to support any issue with
USAJOBS, as this service is maintained by the Office of
Personnel Management exclusively.
- If you are experiencing a significant hardship which hinders
your ability to apply online please contact the Agency Contact
listed on this announcement during normal business hours to
discuss your situation. Resumes and/or supporting documentation
alone will not be considered without the inclusion of a hard
copy application packet. The complete package is due no later
than 5:30 PM Eastern Daylight Saving Time on the closing date of
this announcement.

### Agency contact information

### Jamaal Carrington

##### Phone

202-842-6290

##### Fax

000-000-0000

##### Email

j-carrington@nga.gov

##### Address

National Gallery of Art
4th and Constitution Avenue NW,
Washington, District of Columbia 20565
United States

Learn more about this agency

### Next steps

After each step in the recruitment process, your status will be
updated in our application tracking system. Once this happens, if
you have elected to receive e-mail updates, you will be notified
through your USAJOBS registered e-mail address. If you have not
elected e-mail updates, you can review your current application
status in USAJOBS at any time. Please check that your USAJOBS
profile contact information is current and correct each time you
apply to a job--this will ensure we are able to contact you as
quickly as possible.

In addition to changing your status online, we will send you e-mail
notifications at each major step in the process, to include:
application received, eligible or not eligible, referred or not
referred, selected or not selected.

We expect to make a selection within 30 to 90 days of the closing
date of this announcement.

- Fair & Transparent
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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.

### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job
applicants

### Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:

- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to
apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/543308600. Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

National Gallery of Art

Address

Washington, DC
USA