Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer

Department of Defense Liverpool, NY
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

This position is located at: 99th Regional Support Command, Area Maintenance Support Activity 81, Liverpool, New York.

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Responsibilities

* Troubleshoot, repair, modify and maintain a variety of heavy mobile equipment, such as: construction, industrial, combat, tactical, and powered support equipment. Equipment may include bulldozers, graders, tractors, generators, forklifts, etc.

* Remove and replace major systems or components of equipment to include power packs, transmissions, transfers, gear reduction units, injector pumps, air conditioners, fuel pumps and alternators.

* Make idle speed, current, brake, and transmission linkage adjustments.

* Perform initial and in-process inspections; perform mechanical diagnostics and troubleshoot to localize defects and determine cause of malfunction; perform mechanical maintenance on defective parts; and perform minor body work.

* Provide technical assistance to unit personnel.

* Operate motor vehicles to perform the duties of this position.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - The business travel requirement is 15%

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

9

* Job family (Series)

5803 Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* This position requires membership in the US Army Reserve (USAR).

* This position requires a Personnel Security Investigation.

* This position is subject to random drug testing.

* This position requires a Class A Commerical Driver's License (CDL) within 90 days of employment.

* This position requires a valid State Driver's License.

* This position requires an annual medical examination prior to employment.

Qualifications

This is a Military Technician position with the US Army Reserves. Becoming a Military Technician allows you to experience the best of two worlds by taking advantage of the opportunity to become a citizen Soldier in the US Army Reserve Military Technician program. This enables you to receive full civil service benefits and military reserve benefits. Military Technicians are a vital link between the US Army Reserves and civil service and are one of the most important keys to combat readiness.

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

* Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)

* Executive Order (E.O.) 12721

* Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

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

* Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)

* Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer

* Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible

* People with Disabilities, Schedule A

* Postal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique Authorities

* 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 a Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer without more than normal supervision. Applicants must meet the screen out element to be considered further. To meet the screen out element, applicants should document experience or show the ability to do the following: troubleshoot, maintain and repair heavy mobile equipment to include performance of preventative maintenance checks and services; repair, replace, install, or make adjustments to mobile equipment components and parts; and conduct various operational tests to perform final inspection. Failure to meet this screen out element will result in an ineligible rating.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas:

* Ability To Do The Work Of The position Without More Than Normal Supervision

* Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)

* Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment

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

* Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)

* Trouble Shooting

* Use of Measuring Instruments

* Physical effort: Work requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, stretching, climbing, and crouching. Works on top of, under, or in tight compartments of equipment in cramped and awkward positions. Frequently lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 pounds and often exerts similar effort in pushing, pulling, and positioning part assemblies and equipment. Occasionally lifts heavier items with the assistance of other workers or with lifting devices such as jacks, hoists, and cranes. Work is sometimes performed from ladders or work platforms at varying heights.

* Working Conditions: Work is performed inside and occasionally outside. The employee must frequently stand on hard surfaces for long periods of time. Employee may be exposed to drafts, dirt, grease, oils, and vehicle exhaust fumes. Subject to burns, cuts, scrapes, bruises, and strains.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.