Automotive Worker

Department Of Defense Hurlburt Field , FL 32544

Posted 2 months ago

  • Duties




About the position:

This position will be assigned to Auto Hobby Shop and is not guaranteed a set amount of hours, but can be scheduled 0-40 hours a week as decided by a supervisor.

Applicant must be physically able to frequently lift, handle and carry objects weighing up to 40 pounds, and occasionally, with assistance, objects weighing up to and over 50 pounds.

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Demonstrates to patrons, as requested or directed, repairs to automotive equipment that can be accomplished by cleaning, reinstalling, or replacing parts or components and systems, such as fouled spark plugs, leaky wheel cylinders, corroded mufflers, and worn brake shoes. Determines when various parts should be cleaned and/or replaced; exercises a knowledge of such processes; and provides basic instruction in the techniques of engine tune-up.

When workload or situation demands, actually locates worn, dirty, or poorly adjusted parts through visual check or use of a small variety of test equipment; for example, timing lights, feeler gauges, and circuit testers. Completes needed repair and makes settings and adjustments, such as setting distributor and voltage regulator points, gaping spark plugs, setting engine idle, and turning and adjusting brakes. Uses a variety of common hand tools, such as wrenches, pliers, brakes tools, ignition tools, screwdrivers, etc.

Assures that work performed by patrons or self conforms to specifications in appropriate repair manuals. Assures that patrons observe fire, safety, and good housekeeping practices. Keeps shop in orderly condition.

Cleans shop area, as required, or requests patrons to tidy up their own work areas. Issues parts and tools and accounts for same.

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Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

5823 Automotive Mechanic

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

  • This position requires the incumbent to complete a background investigation with favorable results.

  • This position has physical lifting requirement which requires the incumbent to complete a favorable pre-employment physical.

  • This position requires shift work to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays, or special situations.


Who May Apply: Open to everyone.

Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant's eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 01/29/2021

Business Based Action, Military Spouse Preference, Outside Applicant Veteran, Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran, and Transition Hiring Preference

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if the position allows for qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Qualifying Experience:

Must have experience in the maintenance and repair of diesel and gasoline powered engines and automotive equipment. This experience must have provided a thorough knowledge of and the ability to remove, replace, clean, and install parts, components and accessories; determine when parts should be cleaned and reinstalled or replaced; basic understanding of electricity and hydraulics and the skill to make adjustments and settings; basic understanding of on-board computer diagnostic systems, and other test equipment; skill in using basic automotive tools; read and interpret parts manuals and manufacturer's repair manuals.


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. This position does not allow for education substitution.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements.

You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

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