The ideal candidate for this position will have skills in repairing diesel engines (power generating equipment) of 4000 HP. This position starts at a salary of $26.54 (WG-08), and at a salary of $29.53 (WG-10), with promotion potential to $31.04 (WG-11). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center (MWEOC) team within FEMA.Learn more about this agency
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In this position, you will serve as a Powered Systems Mechanic responsible for operating, maintaining, repairing and overhauling power generating equipment. Typical assignments include:
- Performing the routine maintenance; tune-up; and overhauls on diesel engines rated from 15-4,300 horsepower; and assisting WG-11 mechanics which consists of tasks ranging from minor repairs, to major overhaul involving all parts of diesel engines.
- Assisting in the operation of a 5000 KVA power plant, recording hourly pressure and temperature readings of operating engines.
- Ensuring all daily logbooks and charts are maintained and up to date, and keeping inventory of all spare parts.
- Performing maintenance, repair and overhaul of specialized hydraulic systems.
Promotion Potential: Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.
All MWEOC staff have emergency assignments and are considered deployed in place. Exercises and activations are planned and unplanned, and may require long hours, nights, weekends and holidays.
All MWEOC employees are: (1) required to use a government-issued electronic device (to include cellular phones); (2) subject to recall during emergency situations; and (3) required to perform work in locations both above and below ground.
EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.
Occasional travel - This position may require minimal non-emergency travel up to 5%.
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