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Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic (Electronic Systems) – Southport, North Carolina
U.S. Army Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Department of the Army
Job ID: 338724Start Date: 10/08/2020End Date: 10/19/2020
Who May Apply: US Citizens 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; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic (Electronic Systems) without more than normal supervision. Ability to perform common Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic (Electronic Systems) duties. I can complete major and minor repairs of heavy mobile equipment systems and components to include – but not limited to – electrical and electronic systems; locomotives, diesel engines, generators, rail support equipment, braking systems, shipyard cranes using specialized troubleshooting testing equipment and hand tools of the trade. – Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Ability To Do The Work Of The position Without More Than Normal SupervisionAbility to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentKnowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)Trouble ShootingUse of Measuring Instruments PHYSICAL EFFORT Work requires bending, reaching, stretching, climbing and crouching. May work on top of and under cranes in cramped and awkward positions, strenuous work is required while standing, lying and sitting. Frequently lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds, and often puts forth similar effort in pushing, pulling, turning, and positioning parts and equipment. The operation of the cranes requires pushing, pulling and depressing of various hand and foot controls. Exerts heavy effort in pushing, pulling, and depressing the various levers, clutches, and brakes. Is subject to strain caused by vibrations of the crane, and from the jerking and jolting motions while lifting and moving loads. Occasionally moves objects weighing up to 50 pounds, e.g., lifting hooks and cables, changing rigging, setting outriggers, etc. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed outside on structure of crane or in locomotive and inside the crane equipment room; works areas outside is subject to extreme weather conditions. Work requires extensive climbing. Subject to cuts, bruises, scrapes, chemical burns, broken bones, injuries from falls while repairing, positioning, and moving equipment, and serious burns caused by electrical shock. Work is dirty, greasy and noisy. Prescribed safety practices and safety equipment is used; protective hearing devices, hard hats, hard-toe shoes, gloves, respirators, and protective clothing. Some of these safety items may be uncomfortable to wear or use, and may be worn or used for long periods. Work is performed outside during periods of extreme heat and cold from a cab generally open on one side for clear vision and ventilation, and in areas which are noisy, dirty, and subject to fumes, occasional disagreeable dust, and inadequate heating or cooling. There is the possibility of injury from swing loads, moving machinery, crane overturning, and breakage of cables.
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