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Marine Machinery Mechanic

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Department Of Defense Tacoma , WA 98402

Posted 2 months ago

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About the Position:

This position is located at: The 88th Readiness Division (RD), Area Maintenance Support Activity (AMSA) 137, Tacoma, Washington

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  • Repairing all types of marine equipment

  • Disassembling marine equipment

  • Determining the nature and extent of repairs needed

  • Performing operational and functional tests

  • Installing, replacing, adjusting, and setting safety devices

  • Interpreting requirements in technical manuals, shop directives, and blueprints

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • The business travel requirement is 10%

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)
    5334 Marine Machinery Mechanic

  • Requirements

HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

  • This position requires membership in the U.S. Army Reserves.

  • This position requires a medical examination prior to employment.

  • This position requires a Personnel Security Investigation.


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.

  • 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans

  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)

  • Executive Order (E.O.) 12721

  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

  • 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 (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant

  • Reinstatement

  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

  • Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

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 a Marine Machinery Mechanic without more than normal supervision. To meet the screen out element, applicants should document experience or show the ability to do the following: perform preventive maintenance checks and services; make adjustments to equipment components and parts; a basic understanding repairing and installing equipment.

  • Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
  • Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision Screen Out

  • Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment

  • Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.

  • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)

  • Physical Effort Required: This position requires pushing, pulling, reaching, walking, standing, crawling, kneeling, bending, and working in cramped positions. You must be able to handle and carry items weighing up to 75 pounds.

  • Working Conditions: This position requires work to be done inside and occasionally outside in inclement weather. Incumbent is exposed to moving objects, elevations, and sharp edges with the possibility of cuts, bruises, noise, vibration, electric shock, and other injury from slipping or falling from ladders or stagings. Some machinery may be potentially explosive. Incumbent is also exposed to dirt, grease, dampness, and chemical fumes.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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Marine Machinery Mechanic

Expired Job

Department Of Defense