Maintenance Mechanic (HVAC)
Company: Department Of Health And Human Services
Posted on: May 3, 2021
ORGANZATIONAL LOCATION: Department of Health & Health Human
Services (HHS), Indian Health Service (IHS), Southwest Region,
Phoenix Area, Colorado River Service Unit, Operations Division-
Facilities Department located in Parker, AZ.. This position
provides technical support of the Facilities Support Program and is
supervised by the Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor.
Learn more about this agency
- Performs the full range of work involved in maintenance, and
repair of HVAC equipment including plumbing and electrical work
associated with Air Handling Units (AHUs), Refrigeration Systems,
Pumps, Motors, Fans, Cooling Towers (fluid coolers), Condensing
Boilers, Solar Water Heaters, Heat Exchangers, Compressors,
Vacuums, and Building Automation Systems. The A/C systems contain
the following devices: automatic thermostatic expansion valves, low
and high pressure side floats, motor controls, hermetically-sealed
motors, pressure controls, thermostatic motor controls, relays and
other controls required to operate, and protect the
- Diagnose and locate malfunctions; dissembles, repairs, replace,
and/or adjust thermostats, pressure stats, humidistats, relays,
switches, and other automatic control devices; disassemble and
repair compressors and related components, service and repair
evaporators, and condensers; repack valves and bearings, replace
belts and pulleys, lubricate, moving parts, replace and/or cleans
filters; bleed systems and replace refrigerants test for leaks and
for excessive load conditions, modify and fabricate parts. Install
and relocate equipment. Operate all hand tools, test equipment and
instruments, soldering equipment, brazing equipment, welding
equipment, and shop machines. Train inexperienced personnel by
going on the job instructions and assistance, and observe all rules
- Install and repair 120V and 12V-24V (nominal) voltage electric
wiring systems, related switches, distribution panels and outlets
boxes, as well as a wide variety of electrical fixtures, tools and
appliances. Following maintenance services, diagnose system or
equipment malfunctions and repair as necessary. Inspect, maintain,
clean, repair, test, troubleshoot and adjust electrical components
including alarms, relays, motors, switches, and thermostats. Test
and troubleshoot electrical components through the use of
diagnostic tools such as voltmeter, ammeter, ohmmeter, hygrometer,
pressure meter, and thermometer. Measure, cut, thread, bend,
assemble, and install conduits, insert, splice and connect wire to
fixtures, outlets, switches, receptacles, and power sources.
- Repair and maintenance of domestic (potable) water system, and
heating and cooling water systems, liquid propane piping systems,
and sewer systems for the clinic. Install modifies, maintains and
performs preventative maintenance on various plumbing fixtures.
Repairs of PVC, copper, steel/iron plumbing systems. Including
locating, measuring, cutting, threading, fitting, and assembling
copper, iron or PVC pipe and associated fittings; installations of
equipment and piping with proper supports, i.e. hangers and
foundations, making required alignments and adjustments to meet
installation specifications; testing of existing and new/modified
plumbing systems and equipment to specifications and making
adjustments/repairs as required. Duties include but are not limited
to cleaning stoppages and repairing/replacing pipes valves and
fixtures as required to bring system back into performance
- Performs preventative maintenance on HVAC equipment. Report the
completion of maintenance tasks through the computerized
maintenance management system (CMMS).
4749 Maintenance Mechanic
Conditions of Employment
Must pass pre-employment examination.
Selectee may be subject to a probationary/trial period
ESEP appointees typically serve a two year trial period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630,
requiring contact or control over Indian children. Due to this
requirement, the agency must ensure that persons hired for these
positions have not been found guilty of or pleaded nolo contendere
or guilty to certain crimes.
Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required.
Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born
after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for
civilian health care facility staff working in Indian Health
Service health care facilities
On-call hours or standby duty may be required.
Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To
learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and
responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 40 hours per week.
You will need to set up direct deposit so we can pay you.
Background Investigation: If you are selected for this vacancy,
you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background
investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation
documentation must be cleared prior to hire. After you begin your
employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the
outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the
sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find
that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If
you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin
work. If you make a false statement in any part of your
application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin
work; or subject to possible criminal charges. You may be subject
to a credit check as a part of the background investigation
Fingerprinting, as part of the background investigation process,
may be delayed due to COVID-19. All other background investigation
procedures will apply. Be advised that your continued employment
will require you to complete a fingerprint check within 60 days
after notification of return to full operations and successfully
obtaining a favorable background investigation.
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient
experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific
position for which you are applying.
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; social). You will
receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer
and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and
responsibilities in each position held and the total number of
hours per week.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR WG-4749-10: A specific length of training and
experience is not required , but you must show evidence of training
or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do
the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess
the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this
position must be supported by detailed description of such on your
resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM
Qualifications Standard Handbook X-118C.
WG-4749-10: Follow oral or written instructions and/or work
orders; performing maintenance mechanic duties, including use and
apply standard building techniques, practices, and codes, read and
understand blueprints, sketches and schematics, read and understand
work orders in order to complete assigned work, use and maintain
pneumatic hand tools, use and maintain shop tools, drill press,
band saw, table saw, etc., follow manufacturer's instructions for
use of power tools, follow safety manuals on operation of tools and
equipment, follow safety guidelines working with oils and
lubricants, working with inert gases and solvents, acids,
adhesives, sealants, paints, oils and lubricant while performing
maintenance tasks, respond to frequent changes in instructions,
with respect to the team, project and/or task, adhere to a schedule
to perform preventive maintenance work and inspection and maintain
complete records of work completed.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: EPA Certification
This positions requires an EPA Certification for handling of
refrigerants to perform the repair, overhaul, maintenance, and
servicing of freezers, water coolers, air conditioning units,
ventilating systems, chillers and related equipment. The EPA
certification required is the Universal Certification. Do you
possess this current and valid certification? (Must provide
evidence of this certification with your application)
Time In Grade
Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to
the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates
must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade
level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted
Service Examining Plan (ESEP).
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of
the closing date of the announcement.
There are no education requirements.
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