<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />See below for important information regarding this job.<br /><br />See the Physical Effort and Working Conditions in the Requested Documents Section.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Provide assistance in the Ozone Depleting Substances production area associated with the refurbishment of various sizes of compressed gas cylinders.</li> <li>Provides assistance with the modification on parts for refrigerators, gas compressed cylinders, tubing, and metal parts of the appliances, dust piping, metal food Item parts, field safe parts and ovens, recovery units, and cylinder devalving machines</li> <li>Replaces broken or excessively worn parts, such as cutting dies, springs, copper tubing, temperature indicators valves, and wiring.</li> <li>Operates a combo of mobile and stationary equip such as portable industrial equip, abrasive blasters machinery, power tools, electrical vacuum pumps, pneumatic driven systems, refrigerant recovery and recycling equip, and cylinder valving machines.</li> <li>Operates various conventional hand tools, shears, banding tools band cutter, and portable electrical tools.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 5 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Must have and/or will be required to earn Section 608 Technician Certification within the first year of employment.</li> <li>Must be a U.S. citizen</li> <li>Tour of Duty: Set Schedule</li> <li>Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive without secret access</li> <li>Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.</li> <li>Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt</li> <li>Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.</li> <li>Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized</li> <li>Bargaining Unit Status: Yes</li> <li>Preemployment Physical: Required</li> <li>Must be able to obtain and maintain an MHE license.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />To qualify for a General Equipment Repairer, your resume and supporting documentation must support:<br /><br />Applicants will be rated in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standard for Trades and Labor Occupations. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties at the level for which you are applying. Emphasis is placed on how you gained the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time, and you have the required ability or potential to perform the job. Applicants who do not meet the screen-out element (SOE) will be eliminated from further competition.<br /><br />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. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><strong>MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE</strong>: In order to receive this preference you must choose to apply using the "Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP)" eligibility. If you are claiming military spouse preference and are determined to be among the Best Qualified for the position, you may be referred to the hiring manager as a priority applicant.<br /><br /><strong>For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to: </strong> http: www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf <br /><br /><strong>Reemployed Annuitants:</strong> This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http: www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf <br /><br />If you are an eligible Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant you may apply for special selection over other candidates for this position. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at a score of 85 or higher for this position. ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456. Additional information may also be found at the General Information and Definitions link above.<br /><br /><strong>MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE</strong>: Information and required documentation for claiming Military Spouse Preference may be found at the General Information and Definitions link above.<br /><br /><strong>INFORMATION FOR VETERANS</strong> is available at: http: www.dla.mil/Careers/Programs/veterans.aspx . As of 23 December 2016, Military retirees seeking to enter federal service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they would be appointed within 180 days following their official date of retirement.<br /><br /><strong>DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE</strong>: The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />The assessments for this job will measure the following Job Elements/Competencies: <ul> <li>Ability to do the work of a General Equipment Repairer without more than normal supervision (SOE)</li> <li>Knowledge of Materials</li> <li>Technical Practices</li> <li>Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment</li> <li>Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (includes blueprinting reading)</li> </ul> Once the application process is complete, we may review your résumé and supporting documents to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We may evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position. Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories: <ul> <li>Best-Qualified: This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.</li> <li>Highly-Qualified: This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, as determined by the job analysis.</li> <li>Qualified: This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.</li> </ul> Names of the candidates in the Best-Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.<br /><br /><strong>Veteran's Preference:</strong> If you are entitled to veteran's preference, you should indicate the type of veteran's preference you are claiming on your résumé. Your veteran's preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veteran's preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job. For information on entitlement see http: www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx .<br /><br /><strong>All Veterans:</strong> You are required to submit a DD Form 214, Military Discharge (Member Copy 4). Veterans claiming 10 Point Preference in addition to your DD 214, you are required to submit a completed SF-15 and, supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. http: www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br /><strong>Physical Effort: </strong>Incumbent frequently handles objects weighing up to 45 pounds and occasionally carries objects weighing 45 pounds or more for considerable distance. Required to push, pull, reach, walk, stand, kneel, bend, and climb for substantial period of time. <br /><br /><b>Working Conditions: </b>Work is performed inside and outside exposing the incumbent to the prevailing weather conditions, excessive noises, and intermittent slippery or uneven surface. Incumbent is constantly exposed to moving objects, elevations, and sharp edges with the possibility of cuts and bruises, grease, dirt and dampness frequently encountered. When assisting painter, employee wears all protective clothing and equipment that is sometimes uncomfortable. <br /><br />To apply for this position you must provide a complete Application Package. Each Application Package MUST include: <li>Your Resume listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed. If multiple resumes are submitted by an applicant, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed for the qualifications and referred for selection consideration if eligible.</li> <li>Applicable documents to support the eligibility(s) for which you are applying. Please review the following link for a listing of the additional documents you will need to provide: Supporting Documents .</li> If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference, you must submit the following supporting documents with your application package: Marriage Certificate or License; Signed Self-Certification Checklist (must be certified within 30 days); Veterans' Preference documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable); Transcripts (if applicable). These documents must provide acceptable information to verify: Residency within the commuting area of your sponsor's permanent duty station (PDS); proof of marriage to the active duty sponsor; proof of military member's active duty status; and other documentation required by the vacancy announcement to which you are applying. <strong>NOTE: Previous federal employees must also submit the following additional documentation: SF-50s (e.g., LWOP, highest grade held, overseas appointments, etc.), SF-75 information, and documentation of performance rating of record (dated within the last 12 months).</strong> <br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />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 . <br /><br />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.