<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />The incumbent is responsible to repair, inspect, operate, service, troubleshoot, maintain and install new and existing plumbing equipment that consists of sewage, potable water, sanitary, steam heating temperature, storm water, chilled water, heating, hot water, gas, air and fire sprinkler.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />The incumbent will:<br /> <ul> <li>Lays out and plans the modification and installation of air, gas, and high temperature water systems using blueprints, sketched and floorplans. Sets up system routes, places and cuts route openings, places hangers for proper pitch and elevation and installs parts such as regulators, valve, expansion joints, gauges and pumps. <br /> </li> <li>Install entirely new plumbing systems for staff and public facilities as required. Install, modifies and repairs high temperature hot water heating coils, balancing valves, strainer, shut off valves, regulating valves, storage tanks, expansion tanks and make-up feeders.</li> <li>Incumbent is responsible for the tracing of hard-to-locate defects or problems and completing repairs, modifications, installations and maintenance of steam water and sewage systems with little or no advice.</li> <li>Ability to read blueprints and drawings in order to lay out and plan the installation or modification of piping and utility systems; also contributes to the development of those blueprints and drawings by collaborating with engineers and others responsible for them.</li> <li>Must possess skill required to measure, cut, thread and install to specified lengths and angels.</li> <li>Responsible for selecting proper tools, deciding correct method and techniques to use to complete assigned work with little check during its progress.</li> <li>Makes regular inspections of equipment associated with plumbing, sprinkler systems, heating fixtures, storm drain systems, sanitary sewage systems, domestic hot water tank, domestic potable water, backflow preventers, and water coolers in the Gallery, Sculpture Garden and greenhouses. Makes inspections of plumbing fixtures, steam piping and equipment in the building to determine if they are functioning properly and safely. </li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Not required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 10 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>You must be a United States Citizen.</li> <li>This employer participates in the e-Verify program.</li> <li>Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements</li> <li>See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements.</li> <li>This employer participates in the e-Verify program.</li> </ul> <br /><br />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.<br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />Candidates must meet the Qualification Standards Handbook requirements for the WG-4206-10. <br /><br />Your application and resume must demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must show in your résumé how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. If asked to do so, cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!<br /><br />Those applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements will be evaluated against these factors to determine the best-qualified candidates.<br /> <li>1. Ability to Do the Work of the Position without More Than Normal Supervision**</li> <li>2-E. Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.</li> <li>25-E. Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)</li> <li>75-A. Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (includes blueprint reading)</li> <li>80-A. Measurement and Layout</li> <li>81. Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment</li> <li>96. Troubleshooting</li> <br /><strong> Other Relevant Eligibility Criteria </strong><strong>:</strong><br /><br />Requires rotating shifts. Position requires extensive walking, standing, bending, reaching, and climbing stairs and ladders. Requires heavy lifting. Work is performed in cramped, isolated locations that are difficult to access, as well as hot, humid and dusty spaces. Some work is performed outdoors. The incumbent is exposed to chemicals and chemical vapors, and may have to don protective clothing and equipment.<br /><br /><strong> "Experience"</strong> refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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 /><strong>Time-in-Grade:</strong> Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration under merit promotion procedures.<br /><br /><strong>CTAP/ICTAP candidates:</strong> To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.<br /><br />You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b> <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 National Gallery of Art uses an application tracking system to evaluate the responses you provide in the applicant assessment questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualification requirements of this position. Then, the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will conduct a quality review of your application and supporting documentation to determine if your qualifications meet the criteria for referral to the selecting official.<br /><br />We will also verify whether you are eligible for merit promotion by reviewing your previous Federal employment to ensure you meet Time-in-Grade requirements. If you are eligible to apply to Merit Promotion announcements based on Veteran or other non-competitive statuses, we will verify your supporting documentation prior to referral.<br /><br />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 evaluation rating may be adjusted accordingly. <br /><br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />Please carefully review the following list to determine what documentation you need to submit.<br /><br />Some documents may not apply to all applicants. If you are unsure, click the link for each document type to read more. <br /><br /><strong>ALL APPLICANTS: You must submit a resume supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire.</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Your resume should list all work experience (paid and unpaid); you should list the full name and address of the each employer.</li> <li>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.</li> <li>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).</li> <li>For more information about what to include in your resume, please view this USAJOBS Resume Tutorial video on YouTube.</li> <li>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.</li> </ul> <br /><strong>If specific educational requirements are indicated for this vacancy:</strong> 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.<br /><br /><strong>Current and former Federal employees:</strong> Most recent SF-50 (Standard Form 50 – Notice of Personnel Action).<br /><br />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!<br /> <li>Full position title;</li> <li>appointment type;</li> <li>occupational series;</li> <li>pay plan, grade, and step;</li> <li>tenure code; and</li> <li>service computation date (SCD).</li> <br /><strong>Displaced Federal employees:</strong> 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.<br /><br /><strong>Veterans:</strong> 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 .<br /><br /><strong>Persons with Disabilities:</strong> 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.<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.