Naval Facilities Engineering Command HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC in Naval Station Complex, United States
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You will repair heavy mobile equipment and vehicles such as mobile cranes, bulldozers, road graders, heavy construction and earth moving vehicles, front-end loaders, back-hoes and heavy special purpose vehicles.
You will analyze malfunctions and determine the extent of repairs necessary by the use of a wide variety of test equipment.
You will connect, mesh, align and adjust parts and systems to assure proper operation of the complete system or vehicle.
You will measure, fit and install components such as pistons, valves, bearings, gears and cylinders, to specified clearances.
Conditions of Employment
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. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Ability to perform the work of a HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC without more than normal supervision as demonstrated by: 1) Repairing, maintaining, and overhauling systems on a wide assortment of heavy mobile/weight handling equipment and specialized equipment and systems in accordance with mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic principles; 2) Diagnosing and troubleshooting malfunctions in heavy mobile/weight handling equipment; 3) Conducting functional and performance tests on completed work assignments. Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification Handbook for Trades and Labor Occupations. Additional qualification information can be found at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=Overview 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.
This announcement uses the Certain Competitive Service/Modified direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service. A forty-hour work week is typical of this position. This position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime and/or be "called back" may be required. This position requires shift work. This position is being recruited at the full performance level. Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires. A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized. PHYSICAL EFFORT:
May work in tiring or uncomfortable positions for long periods. The work requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, stretching, climbing, and crouching. Works on top of, under, and in tight compartments of vehicles in cramped or awkward positions. Performs strenuous work while standing, lying, or sitting. Frequently lifts and carries items, unassisted, weighing up to 40 pounds, and often exerts similar effort in pushing, pulling, and positioning parts, assemblies, and equipment. Frequently lifts and moves heavier items with assistance of other workers or with lifting devices such as jacks, hoists, and cranes. Is sometimes required to work from ladders or work platforms at varying heights. WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work is performed both inside and outside. When inside, is frequently exposed to drafts, changing temperatures, and noise. When outside, may work in bad weather. Both inside and outside, workers are exposed to irritations and discomfort from dust, grease, heat, and fumes. Is subject to cuts, burns, chemical irritations, bruises, electrical shock, and injuries from falls while repairing, positioning, and moving equipment. Follows prescribed safety practices and uses safety equipment such as hearing protection, hard hats, hard-toe shoes, gloves, respirators, and protective clothing. This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Several vacancies may be filled. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf.