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Automotive Mechanic

Air Force Civilian Service Fairchild Afb, WA
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Job Description

Duties

Plans and lays out work to be accomplished in the shop which is then completed by the technician and lower graded mechanic(s). Determines approaches, methods and courses of action required to accomplish the mission of the shop in an effective and efficient manner. Independently determines appropriate maintenance procedures. Estimates time, equipment and material requirements. Devises and maintains plans and records. May provide recommendations and input to supervisor concerning personnel actions such as performance appraisals, awards, position description changes, disciplinary actions, and leave. Performs the full range of shop work. Implements safety regulatory requirements. Ensures that other workers in the shop wear appropriate safety equipment and follow pertinent safety precautions. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and command support exercises. May be required to perform additional duties such as structural firefighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operation, maintenance of facilities and equipment, or serve as a member of a team to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

General Experience:
Experience or training which demonstrates the candidates ability to maintain and repair automotive vehicles. Must have knowledge of where and how components, accessories, and parts of systems, such as wheel cylinders, fuel lines, condensers, etc. are installed. Must have the ability to use test equipment, reference material and manuals, and maintain tools and equipment.

Specialized Experience:
WG-11 level must have at least 18 months experience or training performing a variety of complex automotive maintenance procedures without assistance. Experience which demonstrates knowledge and use of a wide variety of test and measuring instruments in identifying the need for repair and adjustment or in checking the tolerance and fit specifications of repaired components and assemblies.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics). NOTE: You do not have to respond to the KSAs separately but your resume should contain sufficient information to demonstrate possession of the KSAs.

-- Skill in the principles of automotive engine and components.

-- Ability to use the full range of complex test and measuring instruments.

-- Ability to operate assigned vehicles and equipment organic to the supported units and identify (troubleshooting) causes of automotive problems.

-- Ability to document required service records to authenticate type of service performed and disposition of vehicle or equipment.

-- Ability to plan and accomplish a functional shop maintenance program.

-- Skill in surveillance and troubleshooting techniques.

-- Ability to setup and maintain training plan within TBA for technician and lower graded mechanics.

Education Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:

Not Applicable.

Requirements:
-Applicants need not be assigned to the position or possess the AFSC to apply or be considered for selection. Selected applicant must be assigned to a compatible Military position and attain AFSC within 1 year of appointment action.

-Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main site for new federal employees - https://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

Other Information

  1. Males born after December 31, 1959, must be registered with the Selective Service Systems to be employed by the Federal Government.
  2. Military Technicians are ineligible for enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these incentives.
  3. Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.
  4. Veteran's preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709 (f).
  5. All new technicians are subject to a one year trial/probationary period IAW 32 USC 709.

EQUALOPPORTUNITY: The WA National Guard is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be filled without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, or political affiliation.

Financial Suitability - It is the policy of the government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individuals employment experience will be used only to determine the persons qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individuals personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.


*Baseline physical*

An employment physical may be required within 90 days of employment per OSHA regulation and NGB. This physical will be used to determine fitness and eligibility for continued employment.

Job Details

Date Posted September 4, 2017
Date Closes October 4, 2017
Requisition 466417000
Located In Fairchild afb, WA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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