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    Summary

     Satisfactory completion of pre-employment medical examination is required.
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    Responsibilities

    This position Involves maintenance, repair, and overhaul of combustion-powered automotive vehicles, such
    as passenger cars, pickup trucks, buses, etc., and other vehicles with similar characteristics,
    including their gasoline and diesel engines and other mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and
    electronically controlled systems.

    The incumbent for this position completes work assigned by the WG-10 automotive mechanic or supervisor. Makes repairs that can be accomplished by removing, replacing, adjusting, or cleaning defective parts or components. Assists WG-10 automotive mechanic in completing more complex repairs involving major assemblies or systems, such as engines, transmissions, differentials, or electronically controlled components.

    Obtain standard parts, such as water pumps, wheel bearings, fan clutches, brake linings, tailpipes, thermostats, master cylinders, windshield wiper motors, starters, alternators, batteries, drive line components, and other components of similar complexity by looking up replacement information in parts manuals or by making comparison with samples.

    Uses a small variety of test equipment, on-board computers, and electronical analyzers. Selects tools, decides on the techniques to use, and carries out assignments with minimal check during progress. Makes adjustments and settings in accordance with specifications in manufacturers' manuals and tests the completed product.

    Follows established safety rules and regulations, maintains a safe and clean work environment, uses and assures proper fit of required safety equipment and clothing.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    10

  • Job family (Series)

    5823 Automotive Mechanic

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524080200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.