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Automotive Mechanic

Air Force Civilian Service Andrews Afb, MD

Job Description


Brief Description of Duties: Inspects general condition of gasoline and diesel powered vehicles to determine overall vehicle condition, cause of malfunction or need for repair.   Performs required repair of gasoline and diesel powered vehicles as assigned, using independent judgment and own initiative on the repair work. Performs body repair and corrosion control, repaints and refinishes surfaces as required. Prepares, maintains and submits maintenance work orders for man-hour and data collection accounting. Assists in review and maintenance of technical orders operating instructions, commercial publications, MAJCOM and local publications, as well as other pertinent directives. Assists in establishing and maintaining adequate bench and special stock support levels and appropriate tools and equipment. Participates as an OJT instructor in the vehicle maintenance area. Assists in conducting the local occupation safety and health training program, to include compliance with directives and procedures for proper disposal of hazardous waste products. Operates general and special purpose vehicles, base maintenance and materials handling equipment, as required to support the unit mission.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Experience or training which demonstrates the 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: Must have at least Eighteen (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.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military assignment (AFSC) within One (1) year of the effective date of placement.


Maximum Military Rank: E-6/TSgt

Compatible Military Assignments: 2T3XX

Other requirements: For positions requiring a security clearance the applicant must be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment. For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state drivers license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.


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Job Details

Date Posted July 11, 2018
Date Closes August 10, 2018
Requisition 465079600
Located In Andrews afb, MD
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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