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Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic

Air Force Civilian Service Salt Lake City, UT

Job Description


The primary purpose of this position is to maintain, repair, modify and inspect heavy mobility equipment as well as various types of motor vehicles and powered support equipment, both gasoline and diesel powered.  Performs required repair of gasoline and diesel powered vehicles and equipment as assigned, using independent judgment and own initiative on the repair work.  Performs Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTOs) including scheduled, unscheduled and special inspections.  Determines when and how far major components should be dismantled; what parts and mechanisms can be reworked, refitted, or replaced with new parts and the type, extent and alignment required, using technical orders, commercial manuals, automotive computer data base system, or local directives.  Adjusts and/or overhauls engine mechanical systems, state of the art fiber optic systems, electrical, air conditioning, fuel-air, emission control, power trains, gear reduction systems, electronic/pneumatic controlled automatic and manual transmissions, power take-offs, differentials, power dividers and computerized brakes, steering and suspension system components.  Performs operational driving tests to determine serviceability of equipment.  Performs body repair and corrosion control, repaints, and refinishes surfaces as required.  Uses welding equipment, power tools, hand tools and other specialized equipment.  Cleans, replaces, tests and repairs radiators/oil coolers and associated parts.  Incumbent replaces or repairs tires and/or tubes and balances wheels.  Diagnoses malfunctions by visual or auditory examination methods.  Uses complex test equipment such as engine analyzers, compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, computerized diagnostic scan tools and pressure gauges to determine exact nature or extent of repairs or adjustments necessary.  Isolates malfunction by using systematic vehicle analysis.  Troubleshoots, inspects, tests, analyzes and adjusts vehicle computer/electrical control systems, mechanical and hydraulic systems, lubricating, cooling, air conditioning, emission and exhaust systems, state of the art fiber optic systems, engine electrical systems, engine fuel-air systems, electronic/pneumatic controlled automatic and manual transmission, power take-offs, differentials, power dividers, power trains, computerized brakes, steering and suspension systems.  Prepares, maintains and submits maintenance work orders for man-hour and data collection accounting.  Records work performed or delayed and parts or maintenance required.  Reviews and maintains technical orders, operating instructions, commercial publications, Major Command (MAJCOM) and local publications, automotive data base updates, as well as other pertinent directives.  Establishes and maintains adequate bench and special stock support levels and appropriate tools and equipment.  Researches or assists in requisitioning materials, parts and equipment necessary to perform the vehicle maintenance management mission.  Participates as On-the-Job Training (OJT) instructor in the vehicle maintenance area.  Operates general and special purpose vehicles, base maintenance, materials handling equipment, and Aeronautical Ground Equipment (AGE), as required to support the unit mission.  Plans and schedules tasks and training activities for drill status guard members. 


LOCATION OF POSITION: 130th Engineer Installation Squadron, Salt Lake City, UtahPOSITION DESCRIPTION NUMBER: D1788000AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Statewide.  Must be a current military member of the Utah Air or Army National Guard to be considered for this vacancy.  If you are not currently a military member of the Utah Air or Army National Guard your application will not be considered for this vacancy.APPOINTMENT TYPE: TEMPORARY.  The expected length of this temporary appointment is 31 August 2017.  Temporary appointments may be extended or terminated in accordance with regulatory guidance and at managements discretion.APPOINTMENT REQUIREMENTS: EnlistedMILITARY REQUIREMENTS:  Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and position upon the effective date of placement in the technician position.MILITARY COMPATIBILITY:  2TXXXVICE: Abraham BehSELECTING SUPERVISOR:  Cpt Adam BarleyPROMOTION POTENTIAL: This position has no known promotion potential. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Each applicant must fully substantiate (in her/his own words) that she/he meets the requirements of the specialized experience listed below: otherwise, the applicant will be considered unqualified for this vacancy. DO NOT COPY THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. IF YOU DO THIS YOU WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFED FOR THE VACANCY. Please ensure that you have included beginning and ending dates (month and year) for all jobs listed on your resume.

1.  Ability to diagnose, repair, overhaul, and modify equipment, systems and vehicles.

2.  Experience which provided a thorough knowledge of the mechanical makeup, operation, and working relationships of systems, assemblies, and parts.

3.  Experience must also have provided knowledge of mechanical, electrical, electronic, and hydraulic, pneumatic and other non-mechanical systems.


WG-10 requires 18 months of specialized experienc.



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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 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.

Job Details

Date Posted June 10, 2018
Date Closes July 10, 2018
Requisition 465950400
Located In Salt lake city, UT
SOC Category 00-0000.00