Job opening: Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic
Salary: $27 - 31 per hour
Published at: Sep 22 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: This position is a Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic with the 407th Logistic Readiness Center, Maintenance Division, Ground Maintenance Branch-Combat Vehicle Section located at Fort Cavazos, Texas.
Perform the full range of General Support (GS) maintenance and repair of complex Military, Commercial equipment and a variety of heavy construction equipment and vehicles.
Troubleshoot to diagnose malfunctions that effects the full range of systems and components repairs on transmission, electro-hydraulic mechanisms, fuel injection systems and pneumatic systems.
Repair of a variety of industrial, heavy construction equipment and vehicles powered by multi-fuel, gasoline or diesel engines.
Perform electrical or gas welding to effect minor repairs or modifications to equipment often requiring substitution or rebuild of parts.
Utilize a variety of power tools to fabricate and repair equipment requiring specific dimensions and specifications.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- This position requires the completion of a pre-employment Physical Examination and an annual examination thereafter.
- This position requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain a valid state driver's license and any installation and/or DoD license required for the type of equipment being operated or repaired.
- This positions requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain forklift training certification and licensure.
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 VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans 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 Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic without more than normal supervision. I have the ability to perform common Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic duties. I can perform repair work on industrial and construction equipment such as power shovels, front end loaders, cranes, bulldozers, road graders, rollers, heavy duty compressors, large generators, tractors, large trucks hydraulic lifts and accessory equipment and attachments. I work under normal supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed. - 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 SupervisionAbility to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentKnowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)Trouble ShootingUse of Measuring Instruments
Physical Effort: Very frequently lifts, positions and carries items weighing 75 pounds. Items weighing in excess of 75 pounds are normally lifted by more than one person or moved with mechanical devices. Work involves prolonged standing on asphalt or concrete surfaces, stooping, work in confined spaces, and working in cramped or awkward positions.
Working Conditions: Work is performed in a shop environment and frequently out of doors subject to adverse weather conditions. Work environment includes exposure to intermittent noise, dust and dirt, grease and oils, and use of chemical solvents. Posted safety hazards include eye, foot and hearing hazardous areas. Safety equipment to include safety toed shoes, face shields, protective aprons, gloves, safety glasses, ear plugs and hearing protective devices are issued for hazard abatement, required for use during each actual exposure to hazardous work conditions.
- Address EF-APF-W6YRAA LOG READINESS CTR FT CAVAZOS
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Fort Cavazos, TX 76544
- Name: Army Applicant Help Desk