MHE Mechanic (Dan Daniel Distribution Center)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Newport News, Virginia
Posted
Sep 13, 2021
Closes
Sep 21, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

UNDER DESIGNATED SUPERVISION, DIAGNOSES VARIOUS TYPES OF MHE MALFUNCTIONS AND FAILURES; REPAIRS MHE COMPONENTS AND ASSEMBLIES, SUCH AS ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS, DRIVE TRAINS, STEERING, HYDRAULICS, AND TIRES.
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Responsibilities

DIAGNOSE MHE MALFUNCTIONS AND/OR FAILURES. REPAIRS, REBUILDS, AND REPLACE MHE COMPONENTS AND ASSEMBLIES BY FITTING AND INSTALLING NEEDED PARTS SUCH AS ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS, HYDRAULICS (PUMPS, HOSES, AND FITTINGS), DRIVE TIRES, LOAD TIRES, OR ANY OTHER PART WHICH HAS BEEN DEEMED FAULTY. MAY PERFORM SAFETY INSPECTIONS ON VARIOUS MHE TO INSURE THAT SUCH MHE MEETS REQUIRED EXCHANGE, OSHA, AND ANSI SAFETY STANDARDS. MAINTAINS TOOLS AND WORK AREA IN A CLEAN AND ORDERLY MANNER. MAY OPERATE MHE FOR THE PURPOSE OF TESTING OR MOVING THE MHE IN OR OUT OF THE WORK AREA. COMPLIES WITH ESTABLISHED SAFETY, SECURITY, FIRE PREVENTION PROCEDURES AND RELEVANT DIRECTIVES. PERFORMS OTHER RELATED DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
10 - HPP-10; Advancement Opportunity

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


PHYSICAL EFFORT: STANDS, STOOPS, BENDS, STRETCHES, AND WORKS IN TIRING AND UNCOMFORTABLE POSITIONS. FREQUENTLY LIFTS OBJECTS WEIGHING UP TO 20 POUNDS. OCCASIONALLY LIFTS UP TO 50 POUNDS.

SUPERVISORY CONTROL: WORKS UNDER GENERAL SUPERVISION. WORK IS ASSIGNED ORALLY OR THROUGH WORK ORDERS. INCUMBENT DETERMINES TYPE AND EXTENT OF REPAIRS NEEDED, AND COMPLETES REPAIRS WITH LITTLE OR NO CHECK DURING PROGRESS OR UPON COMPLETION. SUPERVISOR INSURES THAT OVERALL WORK MEETS ACCEPTED TRADE STANDARDS.

WORKING CONDITIONS: WORK IS USUALLY DONE INSIDE WHERE IT IS DRAFTY AND NOISY AND FUMES ARE PRESENT. STANDS ON HARD SURFACES FOR LONG PERIODS OF TIME. MAY WORK OUTSIDE IN BAD WEATHER. DIRT, DUST, AND GREASE ARE ALWAYS PRESENT. EXPOSURE TO CUTS, BRUISES, SHOCKS, BURNS, AND STRAINS. VEHICLE FLUIDS MAY CAUSE BURNS OR IRRITABLE SKIN.

Qualifications

EDUCATION: HIGH SCHOOL OR EQUIVALENT. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: ONE YEAR OF PROGRESSIVELY RESPONSIBLE MHE EXPERIENCE. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: FOUR YEARS OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE IN MHE REPAIRS, DIAGNOSTICS, AND HYDRAULICS. MAJOR IN MECHANICAL ARTS AND/OR COMPLETION OF A RECOGNIZED TRADE SCHOOL. MUST POSSESS KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL IN THE USE OF A WIDE VARIETY OF MHE TEST EQUIPMENT AND INSTRUMENTS. OTHER: VALID MHE OPERATORS LICENSE IS REQUIRED PRIOR TO OPERATING ALL TYPES OF MHE OPERATED IN THE FACILITY.

Education

EDUCATION: HIGH SCHOOL OR EQUIVALENT.

DESIRED COMPETENCIES: TWO OR MORE YEARS EXPERIENCE IN A RELATED FIELD INCLUDING LIFT TRUCKS SUCH AS CROWN, CAT, TOYOTA ETC WITH LIFT RATINGS UP TO 10,000 LBS. MANUFACTURING, AUTOMOTIVE, MILITARY OR RECENT TRADE SCHOOL GRADUATES WITH APPLIED SKILLS. SOLID FOUNDATION OF MECHANICAL APTITUDE AND ABILITY ALONG KNOWLEDGE OF INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICTY UP TO 480 VAC WOULD BE PREFERRED. ABILTY TO USE HAND AND POWER TOOLS TO REPAIR FORKLIFT AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT. ANALYTICAL AND PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS. EXCELLENT MECHANICAL REPAIR SKILLS. PROFICIENT UTILIZING A PC. ABLE TO WORK SAFELY AND FOLLOW COMPANY RULES AND PROCEDURES.

Additional information

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: INSPECTS FORKLIFT TRUCK FLEET TO ENSURE TRUCKS ARE WORKING PROPERLY AND SAFELY. IDENTIFIES ANY FORKLIFT TRUCKS THAT NEED REPAIRS REMOVES UNSAFE EQUIPMENT FROMFACILITY OPERATING AREA AND NOTIFIES SUPERVISOR.REPAIRS AND MAINTAINS VARIOUS TYPES OF FORKLIFT TRUCKS INCLUDING ELECTRIC, GAS POWERED AND PROPANE. TESTS FORKLIFT TRUCKS TO ENSURE REPAIRS ARE COMPLETED CORRECTLY. ENSURES BATTERIES ARE MAINTAINED AND FULLY CHARGED. REPLACES EMPTY PROPANE TANKS ON PROPANE POWERED LIFTS AND BATTERIES ON ELECTRIC POWERED LIFTS. MAINTAINES REPAIR LOG FOR FORKLIFT TRUCK FLEET. PERFORMS OTHER RELATED DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

PROBATIONARY 6 MONTHS REVIEW AND ANNUAL REVIEW.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

PLEASE READ THE "HOW TO APPLY" SECTION.

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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