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Veterans Preferred - HVAC Technician

Company: Jacobs
Location: Dugway
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. Critical Mission SolutionsYour mission is our mission.We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed -today and into tomorrow.Your Impact:Mission Statement Jacobs provides field, range, testing, chemical, and biological laboratory support to the U.S. Army at the West Desert Test Center (WDTC) located at Dugway Proving Ground (DPG), UT. As a major test site for the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, the WDTC is responsible for the test and evaluation of chemical and biological (CB) defense systems, incendiary and smoke/obscuration munitions systems, and related operational concepts. In addition to these responsibilities, we also support non-CB testing at the WDTC for the DOD and other Federal agencies, including environmental assessment/impact evaluation and munitions demilitarization. Our Dugway Operation was established in 2004 with the award of the Field, Range, Chamber, and Laboratory Support Services (FRC&LSS) contract to Jacobs. Through the FRC&LSS contract, we have integrated with Mellor Engineering, TOPE, and JRAD with a composite staff size of more than 170 personnel. Job Description Jacobs is seeking a HVAC Technician to support the Dugway Proving Ground (DPG) contract. Successful candidate will be responsible for the following: Installs, services and repairs environmental-control systems in various testing fixtures and chamber, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting and structural layout. Mounts compressor and condenser units on platform or floor, using hand tools, following blueprints or engineering specifications. Fabricates, assembles and installs ductwork and chassis parts, using portable metalworking tools and welding equipment. Installs evaporator unit in chassis or in air-duct system, using hand tools. Cuts and bends tubing to correct length and shape, using cutting and bending equipment and tools. Cuts and threads pipe, using machine threading or hand-threading equipment. Joins tubing or pipes to various refrigerating units by means of sleeves, couplings or unions, and solders joints, using torch, forming complete circuit for refrigerant. Installs expansion and discharge valves in circuit. Connects motors, compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls and circulating ventilation fans to control panels and connects control panels to power source. Installs air and water filters in completed installation Injects small amount of refrigerant into compressor to test systems and adds Freon gas to build up prescribed operating pressure. Observes pressure and vacuum gauges and adjusts controls to insure proper operation. - Tests joints and connections for gas leaks, using gauges or soap-and water solution. - Wraps pipes in insulation batting and secures them in place with cement or wire bands. - Replaces defective breaker controls, thermostats, switches, fuses and electrical wiring to repair installed units, using electrician's hand tools and test equipment. - May install, repair and service air conditioners, ranging from 15 to 20 tons cooling capacity, larger chambers and test fixtures. Here's What You'll Need:Education and Experience: - Installs, services and repairs environmental-control systems in various testing fixtures and chamber, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting and structural layout. Mounts compressor and condenser units on platform or floor, using hand tools, following blueprints or engineering specifications. Fabricates, assembles and installs ductwork and chassis parts, using portable metalworking tools and welding equipment. Installs evaporator unit in chassis or in air-duct system, using hand tools. Cuts and bends tubing to correct length and shape, using cutting and bending equipment and tools. Cuts and threads pipe, using machine threading or hand-threading equipment. Joins tubing or pipes to various refrigerating units by means of sleeves, couplings or unions, and solders joints, using torch, forming complete circuit for refrigerant. Installs expansion and discharge valves in circuit. Connects motors, compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls and circulating ventilation fans to control panels and connects control panels to power source. Installs air and water filters in completed installation. Injects small amount of refrigerant into compressor to test systems and adds Freon gas to build up prescribed operating pressure. Observes pressure and vacuum gauges and adjusts controls to insure proper operation. Tests joints and connections for gas leaks, using gauges or soap-and water solution. Wraps pipes in insulation batting and secures them in place with cement or wire bands. Replaces defective breaker controls, thermostats, switches, fuses and electrical wiring to repair installed units, using electrician's hand tools and test equipment. May install, repair and service air conditioners, ranging from 15 to 20 tons cooling capacity, larger chambers and test fixtures. Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance. Essential Functions - Physical Requirements: - Medium- Exerts up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. - - - Work Environment: - Generally an outdoor environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task. - An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting). - Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot and cold climates. - Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. - No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions. - Office is located on site in Government spaces at: Dugway Proving Ground, UT. Equipment and Machines: Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required. - Attendance: - Regular hours will be between Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. - Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements. Other Essential Functions: - Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. - Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. - Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. - Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. - Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. - Travel to and from customer's locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. - This may involve airline travel. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion. - This position will require a valid driver license to operate a variety of vehicles. #cjpost Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race", color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability," veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws -and supplemental language."At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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