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HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT REPAIRER – Travis AFB, California
Air Mobility Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 96518Start Date: 05/15/2019End Date: 05/29/2019
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-5800, Transportation/Mobile Equipment Maintenance Family. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, 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 of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. The screen out element for this position is the ability to perform the duties of a Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer, WG-5803-08 without more than normal supervision. JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of safety regulations, procedures, and policies to include environmental directives pertaining to handling hazardous materials. 2. Knowledge of basic tools common to the occupation i.e., wrenches, sockets, torque wrenches, brake tools, and screwdrivers; Skill in using basic tools common to the occupation, i.e., wrenches, screwdrivers, insulated pliers, electric drills, pneumatic wrenches, and soldering irons. 3. Knowledge of technical practices in order to remove, replace, clean, and install a variety of parts, components, and accessories such as filters, radiators, bearings, springs, shock absorbers, wheel cylinders, starter motors, mufflers and other items of similar complexity. 4. Skill in the use of measuring instruments and test equipment such as feeler gauges, depth gauges, circuit testers, micrometers, and dial indicators. 5. Basic knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic theory applying to heavy duty vehicles; Ability to operate vehicles over 32,000 lbs. gross vehicle weight. 6. Ability to analyze test results in order to locate improperly functioning parts for repair or replacement. PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work requires standing, stooping, bending, stretching, crawling under vehicles, and working in tight spaces or tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts, handles, and carries parts and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. Occasionally lifts items 50 pounds or more with mechanical devices or with assistance from other workers. They frequently lift and move heavier items with assistance of other workers or with lifting devices such as jacks, hoists, and cranes. WORKING CONDITIONS: Usually works indoors on concrete surfaces, exposed to drafts, noise, and auto fumes. Continually exposed to dirt, dust, grease, and to the potential for burns, chemical irritations, shocks, bruises, cuts, and strains. Occasionally works outside under adverse weather conditions. Required to follow prescribed safety procedures and may be required to use safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, and respirators. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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