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HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC

Air Force Civilian Service Cheyenne, WY
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Job Description

Duties

a. INTRODUCTION:

This position is located in the Vehicle Maintenance Section of the Transportation Branch. The purpose of this position is to maintain, repair and modify heavy duty vehicles and mobile equipment, including, but not limited to, materiel handling, firefighting and base maintenance and refueling systems.

b. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(1) Performs major repairs and maintenance on heavy mobile equipment and special purpose vehicles such as: fuel dispensing trucks, crash/structural fire equipment and pump trucks, large runway snow removal vehicles, sweepers, bulldozers, mobile cranes, road graders, heavy construction and earth moving vehicles, backhoes, power hovels, front end loaders and pans and trenchers. Inspects, repairs, overhauls and tests major systems including diesel, turbine gasoline, multi-fuel and other types of internal combustion engines, which may be turbo-charged or blower assisted, automatic or manual transmissions, including those with power take offs, cross-drive transmissions; heavy duty drive line systems and hydraulic, electric or pneumatic special systems and controls, pumping systems, turrets, winches and four wheel steering systems.

(2) Diagnoses the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks, test equipment such as engine analyzers, compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters and pressure gauges in order to determine the exact nature or extent of repairs or adjustments necessary to complete work. Removes and disassembles engines and major systems/subsystems on fuel, hydraulic, air and oil systems. Makes repairs, overhauls or modifications in accordance with the proper procedures and specifications. Reassembles engines and makes adjustments, tests and reinstalls systems/subsystems in vehicles and equipment. Makes adjustments and repairs to front ends, suspensions and electrical systems. Determines serviceability by operational driving test.

(3) Performs body repair and corrosion control, refinishes and repaints surfaces as required. Repairs and/or replaces body parts, locks, glass, etc., and determines if additional repairs are required. Repairs may be accomplished by using welding equipment, power tools, hand tools and other specialized equipment. Cleans, tests and repairs radiators/oil coolers and associated parts. Replaces or repairs tires, tubes and balances wheels.

(4) Prepares, maintains and submits applicable maintenance work orders for man-hour and data collection accounting, to include completing forms to reflect work performed or delayed and parts and maintenance required.

(5) Assists in review and updating maintenance technical orders, shop operating instructions, commercial publications, MAJCOM and local publications, as well as other pertinent directives.

Qualifications

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

Work involves the maintenance, repair, and modification of heavy duty vehicles and mobile equipment which have utility systems or special hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, electrical, or electronic systems, features, or controls designed for such purposes as construction, combat, earth moving, ship loading, firefighting, and comparable industrial or special applications. Examples of heavy duty equipment include bulldozers, road graders, crawler tractors, power shovels, locomotives, combat tanks, cranes, large missile transporters, and fire trucks. The repair of major systems (such as diesel, gasoline, multi-fuel, and turbine engines; automatic, standard, and cross-drive transmissions; heavy duty drive line systems; and hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical utility systems) is included, whether accomplished as part of or apart from repair of the total piece of heavy mobile equipment involved.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE / MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess experience or training that has provided the candidate with the skill to make repairs or the ability to assist with repairs that can be accomplished by removing, adjusting, or replacing defective or worn parts.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Must possess at least 18 months experience or training diagnosing, repairing, overhauling, and modifying more complex vehicles, equipment, and more complicated systems. Experience which has provided a thorough knowledge of diagnostic equipment. Experience applying independent judgment in determining methods and techniques required to solve unusually complex maintenance and repair problems. Experience in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on heavy mobile vehicles, equipment and systems.

NOTE: Minimum and Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide begin and end dates (MM/YY - MM/YY) with description of your specialized experience.

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENTS:

Enlisted AFSC:  2TXXX

Must possess or be eligible to retrain into AFSC 2T3X1, Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic.

2T3X1 ASVAB Requirements:

Must possess a minimum score of "47" on the "MECHANICAL" portion of the ASVAB

Medical Profile PULHES must not be greater than 333233.

Must be able to lift 60 lbs. unassisted.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

NONE.

EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS:

 

-    Technicians are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).

-    The Selected applicant must complete an œI-9, Employment Verification" and a "Declaration of Relatives in the Wyoming Military Department" prior to the appointment date.

-    Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these military incentives.

-    Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP) and TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS).

-    Relocation expenses will not be paid by the Government unless noted in the Announcement.

-    Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.

-    Veteran's preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).

BENEFITS

The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

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


Other Information

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the Wyoming National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

3. The Wyoming Military Departments (WYMD) 335, Personnel - General Merit Placement& Promotion Plan, 1 December 2016, is available at:

http://wyomilitary.wyo.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/WYMD-335-MPP-1-December-2016.pdf

FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY TO JOIN THE

 WYOMING AIR NATIONAL GUARD

CALL (800) 742-9993 OR VISIT www.GoANG.com


Job Details

Date Posted December 6, 2017
Date Closes January 5, 2018
Requisition 466554600
Located In Cheyenne, WY
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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