Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer Leader

Department of Defense Tacoma, WA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

About the position:

This is a military technician position with the US Army Reserves. ?This position requires active membership as a Soldier in the Army Reserve before a start date can be set. To learn more about minimum qualifications to join the Army Reserve, visit http://www.goarmy.com/reserve/jobs.html

This position is with the 88th Readiness Division (RD), Equipment Concentration Site (ECS) 10, Joint Base Lewis McChord WA.

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* Passing on instructions to workers received from supervisor.

* Initiating assignments by identifying immediate tasks to be performed.

* Checking the progress of assignments for accuracy and compliance with supervisors instructions.

* Providing information to supervisor in order to keep him/her abreast of current progress.

* Performing more complex repairs on heavy mobile equipment.

* Operating vehicles in order to check the work of subordinates.

* Performing repairs on various types of commercial, combat, tactical automotive support equipment.

* Providing guidance and advice to workers involving the proper maintenance procedures.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - The business travel requirement for this position is 10 %.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* 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 Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements.

* This position requires a Class A CDL within 180 days of employment.

* This position requires a medical examination prior to employment.


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 Veterans

* 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

* Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

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 Leader without more than normal supervision. To meet the screen out element, applicants should document experience or show the ability to do the following: passing on instructions, demonstrating work methods, working with others and setting the pace for non-supervisory repair work, checking work in progress and when finished for compliance with supervisor's instructions, work orders, and established shop procedures, policies, and other directives, interpreting work instructions and assisting lower graded repairers or trainees in difficult or complex tasks, and providing information to the supervisor on status and progress of work. Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating.

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

* Ability To Lead or Supervise

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

* Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)

* Trouble Shooting

Physical Effort Required: You may be required to work in tiring or uncomfortable positions for long periods. Work frequently requires climbing on top of equipment or crawling under equipment to work on the various components. You will frequently have to bend, reach, stretch and crouch. Work is strenuous, often requiring the lifting and carrying of items weighing up to 40 pounds. You will also push, pull, and turn heavy parts and equipment. You will move heavier items with assistance of other workers.

Working Conditions: Work inside and outside where you will be exposed to drafts, dirt, grease and vehicle fumes. You will be exposed to some inclement weather such as rain, snow, cold, and freezing temperatures; and may be required to work in mud and wet or icy areas when outdoors. Subject to burns, scrapes, cuts, bruises, shocks and strains.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.