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Job opening: Automotive Worker

Salary: $23 - 27 per hour
Published at: Jun 11 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Please limit your resume to 5 pages. If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications. About the Position: This position is located at the Logistics Readiness Center in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.


Perform a full range of repair and service work on tactical, non-tactical and commercial vehicles, material handling equipment, and trailers to include gasoline, diesel, or multi-fuel engines with automatic or manual transmissions. Follow technical manuals and specifications in making repairs and adjustments. Test, disassemble, clean, repair or replace parts, reassemble and function test fuel and electrical systems and components. Operate various Government vehicles. Use hand tools and special tools to maintain vehicles.


  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • This position requires the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a Tier 1 (NACI) background investigation.
  • 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.
  • The duties of this position require the incumbent to obtain and maintain a forklift operator license within 6 months of entry into the position.
  • This position has a requirement to frequently lift parts and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • The duties of this position require the incumbent to obtain and maintain Professional Qualifications for Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) II within 18 months of entry into the position.
  • Qualifications must comply with the current standards outlined in NFPA-1071 in accordance with Army Regulation 58-1.
  • The duties of this position require the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid government motor vehicle operator's license.
  • Appointment to this position is subject to a one-year probationary period unless the appointee has previously met the requirements as described in 5 CFR Part 315.


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 EmployeesCurrent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability RetirementPriority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998Veterans 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 an Automotive Worker without more than normal supervision to include performing common maintenance on a variety of tactical and non-tactical vehicle systems which includes following technical manuals and specifications in making repairs by cleaning, testing, adjusting, disassembling, replacing parts, and reassembling automotive systems to include but not limited to fuel and electrical system components. Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. To meet the basic eligibility, you must receive at least two points on the screen-out element indicated above and must have an average of two points on all the job elements listed below. Your application will be further evaluated to determine if you meet the best qualified cut-off for referral to the selecting official. Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)Ability 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: Makes repairs while the vehicle is overhead, and where the parts worked on are in hard- to-reach places. Is required to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts parts and equipment that weigh up to 40 pounds. Occasionally lifts and carries items that weigh 50 pounds. Working Conditions: Most work is done inside where it is drafty and noisy, and fumes from vehicles are usually present. Frequently stands on hard surfaces for long periods of time. Crawls under vehicles and makes repairs while on hard, usually damp, surfaces. Occasionally performs repairs outside, sometimes in bad weather. Dirt, dust, and grease are always present. Vehicle fluids, such as battery acids and hydraulic fluids, may cause burns or irritate the skin. Frequent exposure to the possibility of cuts, bruises.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.


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