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As a Production Machinery Mechanic
Helper, you will be responsible for the following duties:
position has noncompetitive promotion potential to the intermediate positions
of Production Machinery Repairer, WG-5350-08; Production Machinery Mechanic,
WG-5350-10, and the target position of Production Machinery Mechanic,
WG-5350-11. Incumbent participates in formal and on-the- job training designed
to prepare him/her for advancement to the target level based on completion of
training, supervisor's recommendation, and availability of work at the time o promotion.
the full performance level, performs installation, maintenance, repair,
rebuild, retrofit and remanufacture of a wide variety of complex multi-axis,
multi-function machine tools and industrial
up, precision levels, power operates and analytically inspects machine tools to
determine if all feeds, speeds and cycling operations are functioning properly
and whether they conform to specified test patterns.
precision hand work such as scraping or lapping of machined ways and sliding
surfaces for proper alignment.
rebuilds, remanufactures and replaces broken and worn parts, components,
subassemblies and sub-systems such as precision bearings, gears and gear
trains, linkages, shafts, gibs, hydraulic pumps, hydraulic systems, lubrication
mechanical hand and power tools, precision gages and testing instruments, and
special tools to obtain precision tolerances.
Physical Effort: Required to do some heavy lifting, not
to exceed 70 pounds and carrying for short distances. However, lift trucks,
hoists and cranes are available for the movement and placement of heavy
machinery. Assignments are performed in standing,
kneeling, stooping and, at times, in rather awkward positions. May work at
various height levels and will work in close coordination with other employees
in the movement of large sections of machines. Must have hand-eye coordination.
Working Conditions: Work is performed in well-lighted,
adequately heated buildings. May be required to work in unheated areas or
outdoors. Hazards exist due to the movement of heavy machinery by overhead
cranes, lift truck and jib cranes. May be exposed to solvents, oils and
preservatives, fumes, dust, sharp objects, buffing wheels, electrical shock,
falling objects, etc. Performs TDY assignments. When on TDY assignments may
work in tight congested areas on ships or large industrial settings.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required
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