Automotive Worker (Motor Vehicle Operator) Job in Fort Sam Houston, Texas – Department of the Army



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Automotive Worker (Motor Vehicle Operator) – Fort Sam Houston, Texas
U.S. Army Medical Command, Department of the Army
Job ID: 596487
Start Date: 06/01/2022
End Date: 06/25/2022

Qualification Summary
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible 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): Your resume must show that you possess the ability to do the work of an Automotive Worker (Motor Vehicle Operator) without more than normal supervision. performing such tasks as: performs organizational maintenance and repairs to gasoline and diesel tactical and non-tactical vehicles, forklifts and small engines. Repairs items by removing, replacing, adjusting, or cleaning defective parts or components. Replaces sensors, water pumps, spark plugs, brake shoes, mufflers, condensers, engine gaskets, 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, glow plugs, starters, alternators, and relays. Services and checks air conditioning systems, purging and replacing anti-freeze solutions. Aligns front ends of cars and trucks by adjusting caster and camber, and setting toe-in. Installs new assemblies such as clutches, differentials, front and rear axles, transfer cases, etc. Installs and services tailgate hydraulic lifts. Adjusts and replaces parts of major systems such as cylinder heads, valve covers, exhaust and intake valves, and differentials. – 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 Supervision (Screen-out Element)Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, and Repair, etc.MechanicalTrouble Shooting Physical Effort:The work requires standing for long periods of time, bending, stooping, crawling under and on top of vehicles, and making repairs in other tight spaces. Frequently works in tiring, awkward, and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts, handles, and carries parts and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. Occasionally, moves moderately heavy items weighing up to or over 50 pounds with assistance or with mechanical devices. Working Conditions:The work is usually performed inside on concrete surfaces where there is exposure to heat, cold, drafts, noise, and fumes from vehicles. Floors may be wet. Occasionally, work is performed outside under adverse weather conditions. The employee may be exposed to dirt, dust, and grease, and to the potential for burns, chemical irritations, shocks, bruises, cuts, and strains. To reduce danger and irritations from these conditions, prescribed safety practices are followed and safety equipment such as safety glasses, respirators, and hearing protective devices are used.

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