Production Machinery Mechanic

Department Of The Treasury Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 2 months ago

  • Duties




This position is located at US Mint,Philadelphia Mint-MANUFACTURING DEPT/Plant Mgr PA/OFFICE OF ADMIN/Production Maint Div. As a Production Machinery Mechanic, you will be responsible for the installation, assembly, disassembly, calibration, reconditioning, and repair on various production machines and support equipment throughout the building.

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As a Production Machinery Mechanic, you will

  • Perform a wide variety of duties concerned with the disassembly, repair, installation, and modification of parts for automated and conventional, stamping presses, upset mills, annealing furnaces, metal shears, pumps, air compressors, motors, material handling equipment, burnishing mills, production conveyor equipment, cartoning equipment, robotics equipment, PVD coating machines, aqueous cleaners, machine shop equipment, laser systems labeling equipment, scales, torque limiters and other production and support equipment used within the building.

  • Determine the association between electrical vs hydraulic pneumatic functions and repairs according to the duties assigned.

  • Connect hydraulic lines, air lines, fuel lines, lubrication systems, and other sources of power to prepare equipment and machinery for operation.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

5350 Production Machinery Mechanic

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

This opportunity is also open to Status Candidates under Announcement 21-MINT-436. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service.

Physical Requirements:The work requires standing, stooping, bending, reaching, and the ability to lift heavy objects. Objects are handled on a regular basis, which weigh in excess of 100 pounds; however, hoist, hand trucks, lifts, and other workers are available to assist with the heavier lifting. Must be able to lift 40-pound loads, work in cramped quarters and have ability (eyesight) to do close work. Must be able to work from ladders and elevated platforms.


You must show in your experience in the online application that you possess the knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

Key Requirements:

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."

  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.

  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National


You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

You must meet the screen-out element Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision, normally addressed at the beginning of the online questions. In addition, you must also obtain an average score of two (2) for the following elements for this position as addressed through the online question in order to be considered minimally qualified. Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision(screen-out), Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic), Knowledge of Materials, Trouble shooting, Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (includes blueprint reading), Knowledge of Equipment, Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc., and Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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