Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
APS-3: HVAC Mechanics
KBR executes a contract for the US Army to provide Maintenance and Logistics services for the Army’s Prepositioned Warstock set #3 (APS-3) at the Army Field Support Battalion - Charleston, located on the Charleston Naval Weapons Station. The Maintenance/Cosis Department consists of 270+ employees in twelve maintenance shops across 12 facilities, and provides Field Level Maintenance on the full spectrum of combat and tactical equipment assigned to the program.
Description (Per SCA Directory of Occupations):
The Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning Mechanic installs, services and repairs air conditioning systems, 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, and installs evaporator unit in chassis or in air-duct system. This mechanic also 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. This worker 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 gases into compressor to test systems and adds Freon gas to build up prescribed operating pressure. This mechanic observes pressure and vacuum gauges and adjusts controls to insure proper operation, tests joints and connections for gas leaks using gauges, soap-and-water solution, or PAG oil with UV dye, 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, may install, repair and service air conditioners.
The HVAC Mechanic works in the Allied Trades Support shop and will perform field level maintenance on all equipment assigned or work-loaded to the shop, but will primarily inspect, diagnose, and perform preventive/corrective maintenance for a variety of refrigeration and air conditioning systems on Army tactical and other government owned equipment on and supporting the APS-3 program.
This individual connects motors, compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls, and circulating ventilation fans to control panels and connects control panels to power source. They will install air and water filters in completed installation, inject small amounts of gases into compressor to test systems, and adds appropriate amount of Freon gas to build up prescribed system operating pressures. They will be proficient with utilizing pressure and vacuum gauges to make adjustments ensuring proper operation of equipment, as well as be proficient in the usage of gauges, leak detection tools, soap-and-water solution, or PAG Oil with UV dye to tests joints and connections for refrigerant gas leaks. This mechanic will be required to provide their own personal hand tools however; government furnished special tools and facilities will be furnished to perform all other maintenance activities associated with assigned tasks and or repairs.
Performs a variety of duties including but not limited to:
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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