HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Middle River, Maryland
Posted
Nov 30, 2021
Closes
Dec 03, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

(1) Performs major repairs and maintenance on heavy mobile
equipment and special purpose vehicles such as: fuel dispensing
trucks, crash/structural fire equipment and pump trucks, large runway
snow removal vehicles, sweepers, bulldozers, mobile cranes, road
graders, heavy construction and earth moving vehicles, backhoes, power
shovels, front end loaders and pans and trenchers. Inspects, repairs,
overhauls and tests major systems including diesel, gasoline,
multi-fuel and other types of internal combustion engines, which may be
turbo-charged or blower assisted, automatic or manual transmissions,
including those with power take offs, cross-drive transmissions; heavy
duty drive line systems and hydraulic, electric or pneumatic special
systems and controls, pumping systems, turrets, winches and four wheel
steering systems.
(2) Diagnoses the cause of mechanical failures by means of
visual and auditory checks, test equipment such as engine analyzers,
compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters and pressure gauges in order
to determine the exact nature or extent of repairs or adjustments
necessary to complete work. Removes and disassembles engines and major
systems/subsystems on fuel, hydraulic, air and oil systems. Makes
repairs, overhauls or modifications in accordance with the proper
procedures and specifications. Reassembles engines and makes
adjustments, tests and reinstalls systems/subsystems in vehicles and
equipment. Makes adjustments and repairs to front ends, suspensions
and electrical systems. Determines serviceability by operational
driving test.
(3) Performs body repair and corrosion control, refinishes
and repaints surfaces as required. Repairs and/or replaces body parts,
locks, glass, etc., and determines if additional repairs are required.
Repairs may be accomplished by using welding equipment, power tools,
hand tools and other specialized equipment. Cleans, tests and repairs
radiators/oil coolers and associated parts. Replaces or repairs tires,
tubes and balances wheels.
(4) Prepares, maintains and submits applicable maintenance
work orders for man-hour and data collection accounting, to include
completing forms to reflect work performed or delayed and parts and
maintenance required.
(5) Assists in review and updating maintenance technical
orders, shop operating instructions, commercial publications, MAJCOM
and local publications, as well as other pertinent directives.
(6) Assists in establishing and maintaining adequate bench
and special stock support levels and appropriate shop support equipment
and tools. Uses and maintains all appropriate shop equipment.
Researches and assists in requisitioning materials, parts and equipment
necessary to perform the vehicle maintenance/management mission.
(7) Participates as OJT Instructor in the vehicle maintenance
area. Conducts instructional classes on methods and procedures of
operation and maintenance concerning all aspects of vehicles and
assigned shop maintenance support equipment. Evaluates effectiveness
of instruction, maintains individual and section training and
qualification records.
(8) Assists in conducting the local occupational safety and
health training program, to include compliance with directives and
procedures for proper disposal of hazardous waste products within the
functional area.
(9) Operates general and special purpose vehicles and base
maintenance and materials handling equipment, as required to support
the unit mission.
(10) Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


This position is open to Maryland National Guard Airmen only. This is an obligated position (incumbent is on a military tour), Indefinite appointment, appointee may be separated at any time with 30 days written notice from HRO, or on return of the incumbent if they exercise their USERRA reemployment rights .
Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. May be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

1. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
2. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96)
of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a
qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
3. Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and
customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful
accomplishment of the mission.
4. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be
required.
5. The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You
are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by
legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.

Qualifications

Military Grades: Enlisted TSgt(E6) and Below

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience or training that has provided the candidate with the skill to make repairs or the ability to assist with repairs that can be accomplished by removing, adjusting, or replacing defective or worn parts.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Experience or training diagnosing, repairing, overhauling, and modifying more complex vehicles, equipment, and more complicated systems. Experience which has provided a thorough knowledge of diagnostic equipment. Experience applying independent judgment in determining methods and techniques required to solve unusually complex maintenance and repair problems. Experience in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on heavy mobile vehicles, equipment and systems.

Education

You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

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