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Air Force Civilian Service Peoria, IL

Job Description


As a HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC, WG-5803-5/8/10, you will perform 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 shovels, front end loaders and pans and trenchers. Diagnose 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. Remove and disassemble 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. Reassemble engines and make adjustments, tests and reinstalls systems/subsystems in vehicles and equipment. Performs body repair and corrosion control, refinishes and repaints surfaces as required. Repair and/or replaces body parts, locks, glass, etc and determines if additional repairs are required. Prepare, maintain and submit 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.

**This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties.**


GENERAL EXPERIENCE: 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: WG-10 Level - Must possess 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. WG-08 Level - Must possess 12 months: Experience or training using common hand tools and a small variety of test and measurement devices to make mechanical repairs. Experience removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing a variety of parts, components, and accessories such as filters, radiators, bearings, springs, shock absorbers, wheel cylinders, starter motors, mufflers, and other items of similar complexity. Experience which demonstrates a basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to heavy duty vehicles; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments, such as performing engine tune-ups, timing distributors, and adjusting brakes. Experience which demonstrates an understanding of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships. Experience which demonstrates the ability to read and interpret parts lists, manufactures? repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics. WG-05 Level - Must possess 6 months: Experience or training which demonstrated the use of common hand tools in making repetitive mechanical repairs under close supervision. Experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the simpler and routine duties of the trade.


Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing states National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

Military Grades: May not exceed the rank TSgt.

Compatible Military Assignments: 2TXXX

Secret Security Clearance Required.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


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If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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 (

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Job Details

Date Posted July 11, 2018
Date Closes August 10, 2018
Requisition 466531300
Located In Peoria, IL
SOC Category 00-0000.00