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Automotive Mechanic Supervisor

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Department Of Veterans Affairs Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 2 months ago

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This position is located at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO.

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The Automotive Mechanic Supervisor provides direct supervision and technical assistance to employees under his upervision. Assigns and explains work requirements, methods and procedures, instructs subordinates in new procedures

and provides advice when problems arise, sets deadlines and sequence of operations, directs the rearrangement of space and manpower, maintaining a balanced workload by shifting work for most efficient operations. Oversees repairing and maintaining two large and complex cemetery irrigation systems.

Overseeing the troubleshooting, repairing, and overhauling major components and systems such as engines, transmissions, differentials and transaxles, electronic fuel injection systems, emission control systems and related electrical, electronic, hydraulic, fuel and other assemblies. Establishes a good working climate to encourage employees to participate in achieving management goals and promote efficient and economical work operations. Assures that safety and housekeeping rules are followed.

Performs other duties as assigned. Ensures all equipment maintenance activities and schedules are included in a current Cemetery Equipment Maintenance Program. This includes proper records and documentation are maintained.

Work schedule: May be required to work Monday through Friday to include occasional weekends.

Due to the mission of the National Cemetery, the cemetery cannot be closed for more than 2 consecutive days at any given time. Additionally, when a Federal holiday falls on a Monday or Friday, staff may be required to work on that holiday or a Saturday. All staff is required to work Memorial Day each year.

Staff will be required to work overtime, weekends and holidays when necessary to meet the needs of the cemetery. Occasionally staff may be called back to the facility to perform emergency overtime work.

Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not Available

Position Description Title/PD#: Automotive Mechanic Supervisor/ 136010

The full performance level of this position is WS-10

Relocation Expenses: Not Authorized

Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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    5823 Automotive Mechanic

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Subject to a background/security investigation.

  • Designated and/or random drug testing islmao required.

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

  • You may be required to serve a supervisory probationary period.

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job.

  • Pass a pre-employment medical examination.

  • Must possess a valid state driver's license.


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement,10/12/2018.

Your background must demonstrate supervise and work performing maintenance and repair on automotive, engineering and grounds keeping equipment as well as possess a knowledge of a variety of trades such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, HVAC ductwork, concrete and painting in order to maintain and keep in good repair all buildings, masonry structures, irrigation systems, electrical and heating systems (minor repairs) and performs a variety of carpentry tasks.

EXPERIENCE: 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 descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C (

SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire.

Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements.

The screen-out element(s) for this position are/is:

  • Ability to do the job without more than normal supervision.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.

JOB ELEMENTS: Those who meet the minimum level of experience and training for the screen-out element will then be evaluated in each of the following job elements:

  • Drive Safely

  • Interpret Instructions, Specifications (includes blueprint reading)

  • Lead or Supervise

  • Technical Practices

  • Work Practices

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; religions; 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.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week.

Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements:
The incumbent performs task in various areas which may require standing, stooping, bending,

stretching and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Occasionally may be required to lift or carry items up to 80 pounds.

Employee may be exposed to noise levels exceeding 85dBA for up to eight (8) hours per day. This exposure may adversely affect hearing. The wearing of hearing protective devices that will contain the noise level to 85dBA or below is mandatory while operating equipment noisier than 85dBA. While wearing hearing protective devices, workers must be able to

hear at a level to safely perform duties. It is mandatory to participate in the Cemetery Safety and Hearing Program.

Working Conditions: The work is performed inside and outside with exposure to all kinds of weather. The work area maybe

dirty, wet, dusty, and greasy, with inadequate lighting, heat, or ventilation. Incumbent is subject to cuts, abrasions, burns, broken bones, electrical shock, infections, bites, exposure to inhalation or harmful chemical fumes, irritation of eyes, skin and respiratory tract, and the hazards of operating power tools and equipment. Discomfort is encountered when wearing protective clothing, gloves, or eye goggles.

Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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Automotive Mechanic Supervisor

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Department Of Veterans Affairs