Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer Job in WORLDWIDE

Vacancy No. SCAQ206956781593HA Department Army Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM)
Salary $24.18 to $28.21 Grade 8 to 8
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/16/2020 Close Date 9/23/2020
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
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Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Overview
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 09/16/2020 to 09/23/2020

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    WG 8

  • Salary

    $24.18 to $28.21 per hour

  • Appointment type

    Term - 6 years

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Fort AP Hill, VA
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

No

This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

See "Who May Apply" in the "Qualifications" section for more information on who is eligible to apply for this position. THIS IS A DIRECT HIRE SOLICITATION - These positions are being advertised through the Direct Hire Authority (DHA) for Fleet Management Expansion Facilities. Under this authority, competitive rating/ranking and veterans' preference procedures do not apply.

Announcement number

SCAQ206956781593HA

Control number

578942900

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    About the Position: Fort AP Hill is located in the heart of Caroline county, Virginia approximately 86 miles from Washington DC. Encompassing nearly 76,000 acres of diverse terrain, including a 27,000 acre live fire complex, Fort A.P. Hill is uniquely postured to meet training and range qualification requirements for full spectrum operations. It is the Joint Force's premier all-purpose, year-round, training destination used by all branches of the US Armed Forces.

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    Responsibilities
    • Perform preventative maintenance checks and services.
    • Troubleshoot problems in heavy mobile equipment and combat vehicles.
    • Conduct recovery procedures for disabled equipment.
    • Remove, repair, rebuild and or replace various components.
    • Conduct tests of repaired equipment/vehicles to ensure repairs meet required performance specifications.
    • Utilize technical manuals.
    • Use various test equipment such as multi meters, calipers, micrometers etc.
    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
    • This position is subject to a pre-employment drug screening, and random testing thereafter, to include testing based on reasonable suspicion and testing due to direct involvement with an on-duty accident.
    • This position requires the completion of a pre-employment Physical Examination and an annual examination thereafter to ensure the continued, required level of physical health and ability or fitness to perform the duties of the position
    • This position has a requirement to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • This position requires the employee to use personal protective equipment provided by the employer.
    • Must possess a Class A Commercial Driver's License or a Class A Commercial Learners Permit. If you possess a Class A Commercial Learners Permit, you must obtain your Class A Commercial Driver's License within 180 days of employment.
    • This position has a requirement to lift up to 50 lbs.
    Qualifications
    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 a(n) Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer~ without more than normal supervision. Ability to remove and replace components such as starters, fuel pumps, injector pumps, carburetors, spark plugs, fuel injectors, suspension systems and brakes. I use basic hand tools such as wrenches, pliers, brake tools and screwdrivers. - 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
    • 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: Make repairs while vehicles are overhead, and where parts are in hard-to-reach places. This requires standing, stooping, bending, stretching, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts and carries parts of equipment weighing up to 20 pounds and occasionally to 50 pounds or more.
    • Working Conditions: Work is performed in a maintenance shop environment, but is occasionally outside under adverse weather conditions. The work is typically dirty and greasy, and subject to noxious engine fumes. The incumbent is also subject to cuts and abrasions from hand tools, burns from hot engines, and falls from working on top of equipment items.
    Education

    Substitution of education is not applicable for this position.

    Additional information

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Direct deposit of pay is required.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) 17 - Materiel Maintenance Management position.
    • You may claim military spouse preference (MSP).
    • If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration.
    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
    • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
    • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
    • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
    • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
    • Position may be filled as a term appointment NTE 6 years, if the candidate is not a current permanent Army employee. Term appointments may be extended up to a maximum of six years. Position may be made permanent without further competition.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Other

    Drug test required

    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process

    Suitability/Fitness

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Applicant Merit Checklist and Proof of Eligibility.

    As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    1. Your resume:

    • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
    • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.

    2. Other supporting documents:
    • Cover Letter, optional
    • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
    • Proof of Eligibility to Apply: Your application must include the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further consideration.
    • This position requires a job-related license or certification. You MUST submit a copy of your license or certification with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses
    NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

  • Benefits
    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section above.

    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 09/23/2020 to receive consideration.

    • To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application (https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10911593).
    • Follow the prompts to select your résumé and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    • After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
    • You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
    • It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
    • Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.
    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

    Agency contact information Army Applicant Help Desk Army Applicant Help Desk
    Address

    AQ-APF-W4GGA2 FMX TACOM FT LEE
    DO NOT MAIL
    Fort Lee, VA 23801
    US
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    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    Next steps

    If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

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