Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Norfolk, Virginia
Posted
Aug 24, 2019
Closes
Aug 27, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

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Responsibilities

  • Perform the full range of overhaul and repair work on a variety of mobile industrial and fixed industrial equipment.
  • Disassemble, repair and or build components and assemblies such as engines and transmissions.
  • Determine the exact nature and extent of repairs needed.
  • Research and order parts using appropriate technical orders.
  • Replace, rework, or refinish worn or damaged parts.
  • Conduct functional and performance tests on completed work.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
10

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Tour of Duty: 1st Shift
  • Security Requirements: Non-Sensitive
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt
  • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
  • Bargaining Unit Status: Yes
  • Pre-Employment Physical: Required


Qualifications

To qualify for a Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic your qualifications must include:

Applicants will be rated in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standard for Trades and Labor Occupations. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties at the level for which you are applying. Emphasis is placed on how you gained the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time and you have the required ability or potential to perform the job. Applicants who do not meet the screen-out element (SOE) will be eliminated from further competition.

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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Physical Effort: Work requires frequent bending, reaching, stretching, climbing, and crouching, handling of objects weighing up to 40 pounds, and often similar effort in pushing, pulling, turning, and positioning parts, assemblies, equipment, and tools, and lifting/moving of heavier items with the assistance of other workers and with lifting devices such as jacks, hoists and cranes. The employee works in tiring or uncomfortable positions for long periods, e.g., works on the top of and under vehicles in cramped or awkward positions, or performs strenuous work while standing, lying, or sitting.

Working Conditions: Works inside and outside. While inside, is exposed to drafts, changing temperatures, and noise which is difficult to talk above. While outside, may work in bad weather, mud or snow, and wet or icy areas. Frequently exposed to irritation or discomfort from dust, heat, fumes and from hard, damp floors or ground. Typically works on parts and systems which are dirty, oily, or greasy. Frequently exposed to the possibility of receiving cuts, burns, bruises and sprains while repairing, positioning and moving equipment. Often exposed to possibility of receiving burns and skin irritations from acids, fluids and lubricants. Follows prescribed safety practices and uses safety equipment such as protective hearing devices, hard hats, hard-toe shoes, respirators and protective clothing, some of which may be uncomfortable to wear or use, and may be worn or used for long periods.

Education

Additional information

MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: In order to receive this preference you must choose to apply using the "Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP)" eligibility. If you are claiming military spouse preference and are determined to be among the Best Qualified for the position, you will be referred to the hiring manager as a priority applicant.

For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf

Reemployed Annuitants: This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf

INFORMATION FOR VETERANS is available at: http://www.dla.mil/Careers/Programs/veterans.aspx . As of 23 December 2016, Military retirees seeking to enter federal service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they would be appointed within 180 days following their official date of retirement.

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

The assessments for this job will measure the following Job Elements/Competencies:
  • Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision (SOE).
  • Knowledge of equipment assembly, installation, and repair, etc.
  • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic).
  • Use of measuring instruments.
  • Ability to interpret instructions, specification, etc (includes blueprint reading).
  • Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment.
  • Troubleshooting.

Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation may be completed and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the assessment questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the job elements/competencies required for this position. If your resume and/or supporting documentation is reviewed and a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

To apply for this position you must provide a complete Application Package. Each Application Package MUST include:
  • Your Resume listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed. If multiple resumes are submitted by an applicant, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed for the qualifications and referred for selection consideration if eligible.
  • Applicable documents to support the eligibility(s) for which you are applying. Please review the following link for a listing of the additional documents you will need to provide: Supporting Documents .

  • If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference, you must submit the following supporting documents with your application package: Marriage Certificate or License; Signed Self-Certification Checklist (must be certified within 30 days); Veterans' Preference documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable); Transcripts (if applicable). These documents must provide acceptable information to verify: Residency within the commuting area of your sponsor's permanent duty station (PDS); proof of marriage to the active duty sponsor; proof of military member's active duty status; and other documentation required by the vacancy announcement to which you are applying. NOTE: Previous federal employees must also submit the following additional documentation: SF-50s (e.g., LWOP, highest grade held, overseas appointments, etc.), SF-75 information, and documentation of performance rating of record (dated within the last 12 months).

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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