Automotive Worker

Department of the Army Fort Stewart, GA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

About the Position:

Fort Stewart is the southern living station of choice with a great climate. Fort Stewart covers 280,000 acres including parts of Liberty, Long, Tattnall, Evans and Bryan counties in southeast Georgia. The area offers easy commuting, good schools as well as many surrounding historical sites to visit. Fort Stewart is located next to Hinesville Georgia and is about 45 miles from beautiful Savannah Georgia. Fort Stewart is within one hour of three beaches, Tybee Island, St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island. To learn more about the Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield area please visit

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* Replace parts in major systems on a variety of vehicles.

* Perform technical inspections on a variety of vehicles.

* Apply guidance from repair manuals.

* Interpret repair manuals.

* Use common hand tools to complete your job.

* Use specialized tools to complete your job.

* Clean and repair automotive components and assemblies.

* Remove replace or adjusts components such as generator, regulator, alternators, headlight, starters, gaskets, brake assembly and steering assembly

* Troubleshoot wiring system to make repairs or replaces as necessary.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Business Travel of 5% may be required for this position

Supervisory status


* Job family (Series)

5823 Automotive Mechanic

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license

* Pass a pre-employment physical and submit to annual physicals thereafter.

* Must obtain a National Agencies Check with Inquiries (NACI) background investigation.


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.

* Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

* Executive Order (E.O.) 12721

* Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

* Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473

* Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)

* Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant

* Reinstatement

* Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

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 Automotive Worker without more than normal supervision. - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. To meet the screen out element applicants should document experience or show the ability to do the following: preventive maintenance on a variety types of vehicles include tactical, industrial, commercial, light combat or other support type vehicles such as passenger cars, pickup trucks, buses, semi-trailer truck tractors, forklifts, motorcycles, farm tractors and other vehicles with similar characteristics. Perform scheduled and unscheduled preventive maintenance on vehicles to restore automotive equipment to a serviceable condition. Perform visual or operational checks to locate malfunction.

* Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)

* Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprinting reading)

* Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment

* Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.

* Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)

* Troubleshooting

* Use of Measuring Instruments

* Physical Effort - Employee will often work in tiring, awkward, and uncomfortable positions. Frequently required to stand for long periods of time, and to bend, stoop, crawl under vehicles, and make repairs in other tight spaces. Frequently must lift, handle, and carry parts and equipment weighing up to 18 kilograms (40 pounds). Occasionally is required to move heavier items with assistance from other employees or with weigh lifting mechanical devices

* Working Conditions - Work is usually performed inside on concrete surfaces where there is exposure to drafts, noise, and fumes from vehicles. Occasionally performs work outside under adverse weather conditions. May stand on hard surfaces for long periods of time, crawl under vehicles, and may be required to work under vehicles exposed to dampness, heat or cold. Continually exposed to dirt, dust, and grease. Exposed to the potential for burns, chemical irritations, shocks, bruises, cuts, and strains. Follows prescribed safety practices and uses safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, and respirators.


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