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Automotive Mechanic

Air Force Civilian Service San Diego, CA
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Job Description

Duties

THIS IS A PERMANENT POSITION
This position is located in the Multipurpose Maintenance Section of the Vehicle Management Flight, Logistics Readiness Squadron, Mission Support, ANG Aviation Wing. The purpose of this position is to maintain, repair and modify various types of motor vehicles, both gasoline and diesel powered.


Qualifications

GENERAL: 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.

Automotive Mechanic WG-5823-08 (Trainee): Must have 12 months experience or training using common hand tools to make mechanical repairs. Must have knowledge of various techniques for removing, replacing, cleaning, and installing a variety of parts related to automotive repairs. Some parts may include but are not limited to: filters, radiators, engine thermostats, wheel cylinders, universal joints, wheel bearings, springs, shock absorbers, mufflers, components of heating and air conditioning systems, brake components, catalytic converters, clutch assemblies, carburetors, and suspension components such as lower control arms, struts, constant velocity joints (CV Joints), and stabilizer arms. Experience making routine repairs and adjustments to automotive vehicles. Experience assisting a journeyman level mechanic in a variety of complex automotive maintenance procedures.

Automotive Mechanic WG-5823-10: Must have 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.

TRAINEE POSITION: Applicants not meeting full qualifications for the WG-10 position indicated above may be considered for WG-08 trainee, if qualified. Statement-of-Difference of qualification requirements for each are indicated.  If appointed as trainee, the selectee may be non-competitively promoted to WG-10 upon meeting full qualifications and recommendations of supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: The following knowledges, skills, and abilities will be used by the selecting officials to determine the best qualified applicants from which selection will be made: 

1. Knowledge of the makeup, operation, and installation of major components and assemblies such as engines, power transmissions, suspensions, steering systems, braking systems, and related electrical, fuel, hydraulic, and wheel assemblies in vehicles powered by internal combustion engines (gasoline or multi-fuel).

2. Skill in troubleshooting hard-to-find vehicle defects or problems and determining repairs needed. 

3. Knowledge of the M-series of tactical vehicles, dolly sets, and trailers.

4. Ability to interpret and apply manufacturers repair manuals, technical specifications, schematics, engineering drawings, diagnostic codes, computer printouts, and other instructions, work orders, and established standards.

5.Knowledge sufficient to troubleshoot, repair, install or rebuild complex major systems and assemblies. Skill in use of related special power tools, hand tools and a wide variety of test equipment (e.g. test stands, oscilloscopes, compression gauges, engine and chassis dynamometers etc, common to the trade). 

6. Skill to troubleshoot problems with major components and assemblies and determine how far major components should be torn down, what parts and mechanisms can be reworked and refitted or should be replaced with new parts, the type and extent of adjustments and alignments required.

*CREDITING EXPERIENCE:  NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE MAY BE CREDITED AS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE WHEN EVALUATED AGAINST THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A MILITARY TECHNICIAN POSITION.  EXPERIENCE MUST BE DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION AND MUST BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF THE APPLICATION AND/OR résumé. THE LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE IS DETERMINED BY THE ACTUAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PERFORMED.  BE DESCRIPTIVE, A SIMPLE LIST OF JOB TITLES AND DATES WILL NOT SUFFICE. 

Conditions of Employment:

Must maintain appropriate level of security clearance.

Must wear appropriate military uniform including required grooming standards.

Must maintain a compatible military unit, grade and job assignment as required by current directives.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees.  

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

Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp  


Other Information

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 National Guard Human Resources Office.  You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number 1-478-757-3144 with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USAJOBS.

3. NOTE TO ALL APPLICANTS: A STANDING REGISTER WILL BE CREATED FROM THE LISTING OF QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR THIS/THESE POSITION(S).  APPLICANTS MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR POSITIONS IN THE SPECIALTY AREA AT THE SPECIFIED LOCATIONS FOR UP TO 90 DAYS FROM THE CLOSE OF THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.

4. Social Security Number: Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name.  As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you.  Failure to provide your Social Security number on your application materials will result in your application not being processed.

5.  PRIVACY ACT- Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualification for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.

6. False Statements - If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.





Job Details

Date Posted January 6, 2018
Date Closes February 5, 2018
Requisition 465605400
Located In San diego, CA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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