Air Force Materiel Command Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic, WG-5803-10 in Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts
Air Force Materiel Command
Few vacancies in the following location:
- Hanscom AFB, MA
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent
Opened Tuesday 10/18/2016 (6 day(s) ago)
** Closes Monday 10/24/2016 (0 day(s) away)
From Paul Revere's lantern to sophisticated global networks today! Hanscom Air Force Base outside of Boston, MA, is home to several dynamic organizations with the important mission of providing the latest in command, control, and information systems for the Air Force, the Department of Defense and America's allies.
Joining our team will give you access to some of the nation's best academic, cultural, and historical resources, while providing a vital service to our nation's armed forces.
This announcement will result in a 90-day register which may be used to fill vacancies for 90 days after the closing date of this announcement. Referrals may be made as vacancies occur.
Hanscom Air Force Base, MA is located in a "high cost of living" area.
Position Summary: The primary purpose of this position is to troubleshoot, overhaul, repair, modify, and maintain a variety of types of heavy mobile and automotive equipment.
Performs heavy mobile equipment mechanic work including troubleshooting malfunctions, determining the type and extent of repair required, repairing, and maintaining equipment including 25,00 and 60,00 pound capacity aircraft platform loading deck cargo loaders, 50,000 pound capacity container handlers, bulldozers, power shovels, road graders, and mobile cranes.
Performs automotive mechanic work including troubleshooting malfunctions, determining the type and extent of repair required, repairing, and maintaining vehicles including forklifts, tow tractors, truck tractors and trailers, sweeper trucks, wreckers, busses, vans, ambulances, pickup trucks, and sedans.
Uses diagnostic tools, orders parts, completes documentation, and provides training and assistance to others.
Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work environment.
- Not Required
- U.S. citizenship required
- Travel expenses will not be paid
- Recruitment and relocation incentives may be used
- Requires a pre-employment Physical Examination
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
IMPORTANT NOTE: *This position requires a valid Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MAC), Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), or other Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling certification per Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Section 609 of the Clean Air Act. *
Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=List-of-Approved-Job-Elements
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT/OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS:
Must meet all certification requirements of the position.
Must receive training on the handling and disposition of hazardous materials.
The employee may be required to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid drivers license is be required.
This position requires a valid Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MAC), Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), or other Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling certification per Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Section 609 of the Clean Air Act.
The employee works in tiring, awkward, or uncomfortable positions for long periods of time. Work is performed on top of, under, and in tight compartments of vehicles. Frequent standing, bending, reaching, stretching, and crouching is required. Frequent lifting, handling, and carrying of parts and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds is required. Similar effort is exerted in pushing, pulling, and positioning heavy parts, assemblies, and equipment. A pre-employment physical examination is required to determine suitability to perform the duties of the position.
Usually works indoors on concrete surfaces and is exposed to drafts, changing temperatures, and loud noise. When working outside, the employee is exposed to inclement weather conditions. The worker is constantly exposed to irritations and discomfort from dirt, dust, and fumes. Worker is subject to cuts, burns, chemical irritations, bruises, electrical shook, and injuries from falls. Follows prescribed safety practices and uses safety equipment such as protective ear devices, hard hats, hard-toe shoes, gloves, respirators, and protective clothing. Some of these safety items may be uncomfortable to wear or use.
Q - Nonsensitive
What To Expect Next
Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email. After a review of your complete application is made, you will be notified of your rating and/or referral to the hiring official.
Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.
MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE (MSP): Click here for specific program requirements.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for this special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant as defined in 5 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 330.604(k) is one whose competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements; however, the individual would not necessarily be considered highly or best qualified. For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here.
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Salary Range: $23.74 to $27.71 / Per Hour
Series & Grade: WG-5803-10/10
Promotion Potential: 10
Supervisory Status: No
Who May Apply: United States Citizens
Control Number: 453655700
Job Announcement Number: AFMCD-1826060-744264-7W-PRB