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Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer – Tomah, Wisconsin
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 169432Start Date: 11/22/2019End Date: 12/13/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/13/2019. The incumbent is required to possess and maintain a valid State Issued Driver’s License and a valid and unrestricted Class B Commercial Driver’s License validated for Air Brakes. EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Your background must demonstrate: knowledge of the mechanical makeup, operation, and working relationships of heavy mobile equipment, assemblies, and parts, including such major systems as diesel, multi-fuel, and gasoline engines, automatic and manual transmissions and gear reduction systems, including those with torque converters, planetary gears, and power take offs; drive line assemblies including differentials, power dividers, and dual speed axles; brakes, electrical and electronic systems and accessories, including ignition systems, charging and starting systems, and wiring and lighting systems; carbureted and fuel injection systems; and emission control systems. Knowledge of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and other non-mechanical systems which have a functional relationship and effect on the operation of mechanical systems. Thorough knowledge of hydraulic lifting, loading, turning, and positioning systems and their mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and electronic controls. Basic knowledge of electronics sufficient to identify repair and/or replace defective components, such as sensors, diodes, and circuit boards, and they refer more complex problems to electronics mechanics. Skill in measuring, fitting, and installing components, such as pistons, valves, bearings, gears, and cylinders, to specified clearances. Knowledge of regular preventative maintenance duties such as checking the oil and air cleaner. Knowledge of the safe operation of the pressure washer. This include being knowledgeable of the hazards of high pressure washers and the cleaning solutions used. Incumbent complies with MSDS sheets and is familiar with the cleaning, solution used, if any. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements: Equipment Assembly, Installation, RepairInterpret Instructions, Specifications (includes blueprint reading)Measuring InstrumentsTechnical PracticesTroubleshootingUse and Maintain Tools and Equipment 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; religions; 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 Requirements: The work sometimes requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, stretching, climbing, and crouching in tiring or uncomfortable positions for long periods. Work is performed on top of, under, and in tight compartments of vehicles in cramped or awkward positions. Performs strenuous work while standing, lying, or sitting and frequently lifts and carries items, unassisted, weighing up to 40 pounds, and often exerts similar effort in pushing, pulling, and positioning parts, assemblies, and equipment. Incumbent frequently lifts and moves heavier items with the assistance of other workers or with lifting devices such as jacks, hoists , and cranes. Sometimes incumbent is required to work from ladders or work platforms at varying heights. Working Conditions: Work is performed both inside and outside . When inside, incumbent is frequently exposed to drafts, changing temperatures, and noise which is difficult to talk above. When outside, sometimes works in bad weather, in mud or snow, and in wet or icy areas. Both inside and outside, the incumbent is exposed to irritations and discomfort from dust, grease, heat, and fumes and typically work on parts and systems which are dirty, oily, or greasy. Incumbent is subject to cuts , burns, chemical irritations, bruises, electrical shock, and injuries from falls while repairing, positioning, and moving equipment. Follows prescribed safety practices and uses safety equipment such as protective ear dev ices, face shield, hard hats, hard-toe shoes, gloves, respirators, and protective clothing. Since exposure to hazardous materials/waste is possible, incumbent often wears protective clothing and equipment (e.g., rubber boots, coveralls, goggles, aprons, rubber gloves, respirator, etc.) as situations warrant. Some of these safety items may be uncomfortable to wear or use and may be worn or used for long periods.
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