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Job Title:  Automotive Worker
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  Army Installation Management Command
Job Announcement Number:  SWNAFEK12815745

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$12.00 to $14.01 / Per Hour
Monday, December 31, 2012 to Friday, January 04, 2013
Intermittent - Intermittent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Sill, OK United StatesView Map
US Citizens and Non Citizens


The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain "FIRST CHOICE" MWR products and services for America's Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.


This position is located at Auto Crafts Center.


Crafts and Trades employees will receive step increases progressively starting with step 1 ($ 12.00 per hour) and ending with step 5 ($ 14.01).


Knowledge of the operation and installation of all components, assemblies, and systems of vehicles (such as engines, transmissions, front and rear-end assemblies, power steering and braking mechanisms, electrical and hydraulic systems) sufficient to isolate malfunctions to the defective component(s) and to effect those repairs that can be performed without complete tear down and rebuild of the component. Ability to remove and reinstall major and minor components and to perform required alignment and adjustment. Skill in the use of a variety of test equipment such as compression gauges, thickness, multimeter, and pressure gauges and skill in the use of such tools. Must understand technical manuals and be able to reference parts and materials.



  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required
  • Valid Driver License required


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Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctions/failures and performs required adjustments/repairs using a variety of test equipment, such as tech, dwell, timing light, oscilloscopes, compression gauges, emission analyzers, engine and chassis dynamometers, charging system meters, combustion analyzer, air conditioning, and diagnostic unit. Explain repair requirements and estimates to patrons, as required.

Installs, replaces or repairs items involving moderate complexity within the following systems: ignitions, charging, exhaust, brakes, air conditioning, front suspension, emission control, fuel, starting, and drive train assembly (u-joints, pinion seals, etc). Adjusts settings, according to manufacturer's specifications for ignition point and timing, voltage regulator, points, gapping spark plugs, engine idle and carburetor air/fuel mixtures, etc.

May assist in performing major repairs to engines, transmissions, differentials, and suspensions. May give safety instruction classes to patrons. Insures compliance with fire, safety, sanitation and security regulations.
Maintains tools and work area in a clean and orderly manner. May operate patron/NAF activity motor vehicles for the purpose of road testing or moving the vehicle in or out of the work area.

The supervisor assigns work orally or through work orders. Incumbent decides on tools, methods/techniques to use and carries out the assignment with little check during progress. Troubleshoots malfunctions and isolates problems to defective parts or major assemblies and independently replaces those parts that can be replaced without complete tear down of major assemblies. Refers problems that require tear down and rebuild of major components or assemblies to supervisor for final determination.


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Demonstrated work experience directly related to the duties described above that include the skills and knowledge listed.

Conditions of employment:

1. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

2. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment. The U.S. Department of Army is an E-Verify Participant.

4. Satisfactory completion of all re-employment checks in accordance  with AR 215-3, include a National Agency Check (NAC)

5. Social Security Card must be presented at time of appointment.

6. Must possess a valid driver's license as required by local/state or military regulations.

7. Stands, stoops, bends, stretches, and works in tiring and uncomfortable positions for prolonged periods of time. Frequently lifts objects weighing up to 70 pounds

8. All applicants must complete a DA-Form 3433-1 (Supplemental Application Form) as a condition of employment.

9. Work is performed inside a shop or outdoors in areas, which are dirty, oily, and greasy. There is constant exposure to minor cuts, bruises, and burns. Exposure to drafts, vehicle fumes, and may stand on hard surfaces for lengthy periods, crawl under vehicles, and may be required to work under vehicles while exposed to dampness, heat or cold.


You will be evaluated on the following job elements that represent knowledge, skills, or abilities that are essential for successful job performance.


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Flexible employees are not entitled to benefits.


To successfully claim veteran's priority consideration, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement. Please review the information listed under the Other Requirements link on this announcement or review our on-line Job Application Kit.


The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis. 


Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures (e.g. interview, KSA's, where required, etc.) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor.  To claim Military Spouse Preference you must have been married to the sponsor prior to the reporting date on the orders. Your orders must be uploaded for proof. If your name is not stated on the orders, you must upload your marriage certificate for proof.


Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. 


The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:


1. Your Résumé

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date reflected on the announcement.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.


Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link: After applying, return to Application Manager or your member account in USAJOBS to see the status of your application, including any messages that may have been sent to you.


If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire,

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire, and 3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:

1. Complete this cover page using the following 815745

2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.



PLEASE NOTE: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.   Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless on number sequence.   This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.


It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.   You may verify your documents have been process by clicking here .   Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.   Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.



The following documents are required:

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
   ·Other (Valid Driver License )

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:


DA 3434 for all Current and Former Employees

Résumé or Optional Application for Nonappropriated Employment DA 3433.

Unofficial college transcript must be submitted with application if there is an educational requirement.  If substituting college education for the experience requirement, unofficial transcripts must also be submitted. (An official college transcript will be required before being hired.) 

  • Foreign Education:   If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.   For further information, visit:
  • Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience.   For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at –


Official transcripts (copy or original) will have to be provided to support meeting the positive education requirements outlined for this position. 

  • Assessment Questionnaire must be completed.
  • Veterans' and Involuntary Separated Military Preference documentation (DD-214 member 4 copy or equivalent) required.
  • PCS Orders or equivalent for Military Spouses requesting Spouse Employment Preference (SEP) required. Your orders must be uploaded for proof. If your name is not stated on the orders, you must upload your marriage certificate for proof. 
  • Use this checklist to make sure you've submitted everything!


    CPAC NAF HRO Division
    Phone: (580)442-5853
    Agency Information:
    Auto Crafts Center
    2503 Ringgold Road
    Fort Sill, OK


    After we receive your complete application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed and assigned an initial rating. We will also review your application to make sure that your résumé supports the answers given in the questionnaire. If your résumé does not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. Based on your ranking or numerical score, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified when your rating is determined.  If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for the position.  Please follow all instructions carefully; errors and omissions may affect your eligibility. 

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