About the Position: Performs inspections on a variety of motor vehicles.
This position is with the 81st Readiness Division located at Area Maintenance Support Activity 141 in Birmingham, Alabama.
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Conduct inspections of heavy mobile equipment and vehicle components repaired by shop personnel.
Conduct inspection on a variety of combustion powered automotive vehicles and trucks.
Use technical manuals and manufacturer specifications to determine requirements.
Evaluate work completed to ensure it has been completed in accordance with standards and specifications.
Ensure quality control is maintained.
Review work/job orders.
Remove and replace parts, accessories and components.
Complete a variety of inspection reports and forms.
Troubleshoot equipment and make adjustments.
Refer discrepancies to shop supervisor for appropriate action.
Post repairs or services to appropriate records.
Occasional travel - Business travel requirement is 5%.
5803 Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic
Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
This position requires a Personnel Security Investigation.
This position is subject to Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements.
This position requires a Class A CDL within 90 days of employment.
This position requires a medical examination prior to employment.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce
Executive Order (E.O.) 12721
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible
People with Disabilities, Schedule A
Postal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique Authorities
Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
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.
There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.
Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer Inspector without more than normal supervision. To meet the screen out element, applicants should document experience or show the ability to do the following: Conducting inspections on equipment/vehicles; utilizing test equipment to determine necessary repairs; and maintaining/repairing heavy mobile equipment or light wheeled vehicles by removing, cleaning, or replacing various components or systems.
Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Ability To Inspect
Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)
Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
Use of Measuring Instruments
Physical Effort Required: May be required to work in tiring and uncomfortable positions for long periods. May be required to stand on hard surfaces for long periods of time. Work frequently requires climbing on top of equipment or crawling under equipment to inspect various components. Incumbent frequently has to bend, reach, stretch, and crouch. Work is strenuous, often requiring the lifting and carrying of items weighing up to 50 pounds. Moves heavier items with the assistance of other workers.
Working Conditions: Most of the work is done inside where it is drafty and noisy, and fumes from vehicles are usually present. Occasionally works outside, sometimes in bad weather. Dirt, dust, and grease are frequently present. Vehicle fluids, such as battery acid and hydraulic fluids, could cause burns or irritate the skin. There is frequent exposure to the possibility of cuts, bruises, shocks, burns, and strains.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
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