Quantico, Virginia
Jan 28, 2022
Feb 05, 2022
Full Time

Major Duties: Makes repairs that can be accomplished by removing, replacing, adjusting, or cleaning defective automotive parts or components such as replacing sensors, water pumps, spark plugs, brakeshoes, mufflers, radiator caps, condensers, engine gaskets, and a variety of belts and hoses. Adjusts brakes, transmission linkages, engine idle, voltage and current control valves, sensing valves, expansion valves, and pressure regulator valves. Cleans or replaces filters, screens, battery cables and clamps, engine components, and heating and cooling devices. Flushes radiators and replaces anti-freeze solutions. Aligns front ends by adjusting caster, camber, and setting toe-in. Locates worn or poorly adjusted parts through visual and auditory checks, and through use of a small variety of test equipment such as test lamps, timing lights, multimeters, tachometers, and dwell meters. May use vehicle on-board computers to help diagnose problems, and electronic analyzers to test automotive computer control systems and emission systems. Observes established safety, sanitation and hazardous waste disposal rules and requirements. Operates vehicles to test repair and move around facility.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

Performs other related duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

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Skills and Knowledge: Knowledge of various techniques for removing, replacing, cleaning, and installing a variety of parts, components, and accessories such as filters, radiators, engine thermostats, wheel cylinders, universal joints, wheel bearings, springs, shock absorbers, mufflers, components of heating and air conditioning systems, brake components, catalytic converters, clutch assemblies, carburetors, and suspension components including lower control arms, struts, constant velocity joints and stabilizer arms. Ability to determine when parts should be cleaned and reinstalled or replaced with standard parts. Basic understanding of on-board computer diagnostic systems and other test equipment. Ability to test automotive computer control systems and emission systems. Skill in using basic tools and operating equipment common to the occupation. Basic understanding of makeup and operation of various individual automotive systems and their interrelationships to analyze test results in order to locate improperly functioning parts for repair or replacement. They must have the ability to read and interpret parts manuals and manufactures' repair manuals. Must have valid driver's license.

Responsibility: Work is assigned orally or through work orders by the supervisor or a higher graded worker, indicating the nature of the problem. Incumbent selects tools, decides on techniques and carries out assignments. Obtains standard parts, such as water pumps, wheel bearings, fan clutches, brake linings, tailpipes, termostats, master cylinders, windshield wiper motors, starters, alternators, batteries, drive line components and other components of similar complexity by looking up replacement information in parts manuals or by making comparison with samples. Routine repair and maintenance duties are accomplished independently. Assistance is provided by supervisor or higher graded worker when standard procedures fail to correct the problem or when assigned more complex repairs. Completed work is checked for compliance with instructions, specifications, and standard shop practices.

Physical Effort: Automotive Workers make repairs which often require them to work in tiring, awkward and uncomfortable positions. They frequently stand for long periods of time, bend, stoop and crawl under vehicles, and makes repairs in tight spaces. Frequently lift, handle, and carry parts and equipment weighing up to 40 lbs. Occasionally move moderately heavy items with assistance or with mechanical devices, including objects weighing up to or over 50 lbs.

Working Conditions: Work is usually performed inside on concrete surfaces where there is exposure to drafts, noise, fumes, dirt, dust and grease from other vehicles. Occasionally performs work outside under adverse weather conditions. Works with automotive fluids that may cause chemical irritations, burns, cuts, bruises, shocks, and strains. To reduce dangers and irritations from these conditions, they follow prescribed safety practices and must wear safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses and respirators.

Additional information

GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review:

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by 11/22/2021 or date of employment (which ever comes later) except in limited circumstances where an exemption is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:

*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.

*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with "TA" stamped in red on front of card.