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Powered Support Systems Mechanic

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Department Of The Navy Wahiawa , HI 96786

Posted 3 months ago

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You will serve as a Powered Support Systems Mechanic in the Facilities, Maintenance, and Logistics Department in Wahiawa, Hawaii.

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  • You will perform maintenance, repair and minor overhaul of diesel engines and their auxiliary parts.

  • You will replace worn parts such as fuel-injection parts, water cooling tower system parts, valves and other associated elements.

  • You will check mechanical parts of emergency power engines such as pivots, bearings gears, shafts, and pointer assemblies for damage and unusual wear.

  • You will conduct (visually) scheduled and unscheduled inspections of all power-generating units and associated equipment for any fumes, leaks and other abnormalities such as excessive oil and/or water in the area.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)
    5378 Powered Support Systems Mechanic

  • Requirements

HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit

  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.

  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.


Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below.

This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Do you have the ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision as a Powered Support Systems Mechanic, WG-5378-10, while performing duties such as:

  • Interpreting system diagrams and blueprints.

  • Conduct maintenance and repair to diesel engines.

  • Utilize machinery repair manuals and shop mathematics to make calculations.

  • Conduct inspection of power-generating units.

Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C). Additional qualification information can be found at:

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, 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.


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