Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position:
This position is with the 99th Regional Support Command (RSC), Area Maintenance Support Activity 91 in Fort Belvoir, VA
About the Surrounding Area: Fort Belvoir is a United States Army installation in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. Originally, it was the site of the Belvoir plantation. Today, Fort Belvoir is home to a number of important United States military organizations. With nearly twice as many workers as The Pentagon, Belvoir is the largest employer in Fairfax County. Fort Belvoir actually comprises three geographically distinct properties: the main base, Davison Army Airfield, and the Fort Belvoir North Area.
Description of the Working Environment: Work is mostly performed in a maintenance shop setting.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
- Occasional Travel
- The business travel requirement is 10%.
- Relocation costs may be paid if the selecting official determines the relocation is in the best interests of the government.
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.
In order to qualify, you must meet the screen-out element described below.
Ability to do the work of a Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer without more than normal supervision. Applicants must meet the screen out element to be considered further. To meet the screen out element, applicants should document experience or show the ability to do the following: Perform the majority of the following duties under close supervision, assist in repairing various types of heavy mobile equipment in order to complete work orders.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills and abilities) in the following areas:
- KNOWLEDGE OF EQUIPMENT REPAIR
- ABILITY TO USE AND MAINTAIN TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
- ABILITY TO INTERPRET INSTRUCTIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS
- KNOWLEDGE OF TECHNICAL PRACTICES
Physical effort: Work requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, stretching, climbing, and crouching. Works on top of, under, or in tight compartments of equipment in cramped and awkward positions. Frequently lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 pounds and often exerts similar effort in pushing, pulling, and positioning part assemblies and equipment. Occasionally lifts heavier items with the assistance of other workers or with lifting devices such as jacks, hoists, and cranes. Work is sometimes performed from ladders or work platforms at varying heights.
Working Conditions: Work is performed inside and occasionally outside. The employee must frequently stand on hard surfaces for long periods of time. Employee may be exposed to drafts, dirt, grease, oils, and vehicle exhaust fumes. Subject to burns, cuts, scrapes, bruises, and strains.
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- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.