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AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC

Air Combat Command North Las Vegas, NV
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC
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##### Department of the Air Force

Air Combat Command

Overview
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- ##### Open & closing dates

09/05/2019 to 09/11/2019

- ##### Service

Competitive

- ##### Pay scale & grade

WG 10

- ##### Salary

$59,688 to $69,601 per year

HOURLY RATE: $$28.60 TO $33.35

- ##### Appointment type

Permanent

- ##### Work schedule

Full-Time

Location
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Few vacancies in the following location:

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Nellis AFB, NV

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

##### Telework eligible

No

- Duties
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### Summary

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**Eligibilities** being considered and other **IMPORTANT**
information.

The primary purpose of this position is to troubleshoot, maintain,
repair, and overhaul complex major components and systems of
combustion-powered automotive vehicles, electric-powered vehicles
and equipment, towed vehicles and equipment, over-the-road trucks,
and comparable vehicles.


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### Responsibilities

- Troubleshoots defects and diagnoses malfunctions using reports,
diagnostic computer printouts, visual inspection, and auditory
tests and test equipment to determine the kind and extent of
maintenance and/or repairs needed.
- Maintains, repairs, and/or overhauls complex major components
and systems such as engines, transmissions, axle assemblies,
differentials, transaxles, suspensions, fuel injection systems,
(con't)
- (con't) gear reduction systems, exhaust and emission control
systems, steering mechanisms, hydraulic power-assist systems,
related electrical, electronic, hydraulic, fuel, and other
assemblies
- Interprets and applies manufacturers? repair manuals and
technical specifications, schematics, engineering drawings,
diagnostic codes, computer printouts (con't)
- (con't) and environmental and safety manuals to ensure completed
work meets manufacturers? specifications.
- Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established
safety rules and regulations and maintains safe and clean work
environment.

### Travel Required

Not required

##### Supervisory status

No

##### Promotion Potential

10

- #### Job family (Series)

5823 Automotive Mechanic

#### Similar jobs

- Automotive Fuel Injection Servicers
- Electrical Repairers, Transportation Equipment
- Repairers, Electrical, Transportation Equipment
- Servicers, Automotive Fuel Injection

- Requirements
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### Conditions of Employment

- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
- This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement
Program
- Disclosure of Political Appointments
- Must meet all certification requirements of the position
- May be required to guide and/or train lower graded employees
- The work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An
appropriate, valid driver?s license may be required for the
position

### Qualifications

**QUALIFICATIONS:** Applicants will be rated in accordance with the
OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-5800
Transportation/Mobile Equipment Maintenance Family. Although a
specific length of time and experience is not required for most
blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed,
and show through experience and training that you possess the
quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties
of the position at the level for which you are applying.
Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience,
not necessarily the length of time.

The screen out element for this position is the ability to do the
work of an Automotive Mechanic without more than normal
supervision.

**JOB ELEMENTS:** Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis
of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in
the following areas:
1. Knowledge of safety regulations, procedures, and policies to
include environmental directives pertaining to handling hazardous
materials.
2. Knowledge of equipment common to the trade, i.e., front-end
alignment and wheel balancing equipment, turning and grinding
equipment for servicing brake drums and discs or rotor assemblies,
and drilling and pressure bleeding devices.
3. Knowledge of technical practices in order to repair and/or
overhaul major components and systems such as engines,
transmissions, differentials, transaxles, electronic fuel injection
systems, emission control systems, and related electrical,
electronic, hydraulic, fuel, and other assemblies.
4. Skill in the use of measuring instruments and test equipment,
i.e., computerized engine analyzers, compression testers, test
benches, oscilloscopes, multimeters, special feeler and dial gauges,
etc.
5. Skill in troubleshooting defects and diagnosing malfunctions and
determining the kind and extent of maintenance and/or repairs
needed.
6. Skill in using hand and power tools common to the occupation,
i.e., wrenches, screwdrivers, insulated pliers, electric drills,
pneumatic wrenches, and soldering irons.
7. Ability to interpret and apply manufacturers' repair manuals and
technical specifications, schematics, engineering drawings,
diagnostic codes, computer printouts, and safety manuals.
8. Ability to maintain, repair, and overhaul complex major
components and systems in combustion-powered automotive vehicles,
electric-powered vehicles and equipment, towed vehicles and
equipment, over-the road trucks, and comparable vehicles without
more than normal supervision.

**PHYSICAL EFFORT:**
Work requires frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching,
crawling under vehicles, and working in tight spaces or tiring and
uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts, handles, and carries
parts and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. Occasionally lifts
items 50 pounds or more with mechanical devices or with assistance
from other workers.

**WORKING CONDITIONS:**
Usually works indoors on concrete surfaces, exposed to drafts,
noise, and auto fumes. Continually exposed to dirt, dust, grease,
and to the potential for burns, chemical irritations, shocks,
bruises, cuts and strains. Occasionally works outside under adverse
weather conditions. Required to follow prescribed safety procedures
and may be required to use safety equipment such as safety shoes,
glasses, and respirators.

**PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE:** Credit will be given for
appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify
the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total
number of hours per week.

**VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE:** Refers to paid and unpaid experience,
including volunteer work done through National Service Programs
(i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g.,
professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community;
student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical
competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable
training and experience that translates directly to paid
employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience,
including volunteer experience.

### Education

### Additional information

**Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):** For
information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be
well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy,
displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above
for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your
most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting
position, grade level, and duty location.

**Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants):** Applicants in
receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal
Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of
Annuitants. Click here for more information.

**90-Day Register:** This announcement may result in a 90-day
register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after
the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as
vacancies occur.

**Direct Deposit:** All federal employees are required to have
direct deposit.

**If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing
or speech difficulties click here.**

**Tax Law Impact for PCS:** On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the
"Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense
deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and
payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018
through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other
payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses,
en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of
those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05
issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized
agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation
Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the
increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs
Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on
WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please visit:
https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018\_05%20Relocation%20Allowances\_0.pdf

### How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.

Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and
responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your
eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may
affect your rating or consideration for employment.

The resume/documents you submit must support your responses to the
online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not
support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of
"not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not
receive further consideration for this job.

All Federal Wage Schedule (FWS) applicants must complete the
assessment questionnaire in its entirety or it will result in an
ineligible rating. Applicants who meet the requirements for and
apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications
and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration
as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked
by an individual with priority/preference.

**APPRAISALS/AWARDS:** Hiring Managers use objective methods and
consider previous performance appraisals and awards in the selection
process. Current Federal Civilian employees should list any relevant
performance related rating and/or awards in your resume.

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance

Not Required

##### Drug test required

No

- Required Documents
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**The following documents are required and must be provided with
your application. Other documents may be required based on the
eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the
AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents
you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are
claiming.**

1. Online Application - Questionnaire
2. Resume - For qualification determinations your resume should
show through experience and training that you possess the
quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the
duties of the position at the level for which you are applying.
If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal
employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade, i.e.
WG-8852-10. Do **NOT** include photographs (or links to social
media such as *LinkedIn*), inappropriate material, inappropriate
content, nor personal information such as age, gender, religion,
social security number, etc., on your resume.
3. Registration/License - active, current registration/license **if
applicable** for the position
4. If claiming VRA, VEOA or Veterans' Preference - a copy of your
DD Form 214, which must include character of service or a
Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service
dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming
10-point preference and/or 30% Disabled Veteran, you must submit
a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the
Armed Forces (or documentation of Purple Heart, if applicable)
and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
5. Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (Includes current
Air Force employees): You are required to submit legible
copy/copies of your last or most recent SF-50, Notification of
Personnel Action, (block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34
must be a"1").
6. Applicants must refer to the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility
Guide (link provided above) for a complete list of required
documents for each eligibility you identify.

**ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS:** The VOW Act requires agencies to
treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and
preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a
Federal job, a "certification" of active service in lieu of a DD214,
assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A "certification"
letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of
the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the
expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of
service. The "certification" must reflect the service member is
expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in
the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days
after the date of submission. The "certification" must be signed by,
or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of
your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your
terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of
active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service
(i.e. honorable). Further, agencies are required to verify a
qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment,
through the DD214 or other appropriate documentation. Active duty
members that fail to provide a valid "certification" of service with
their application will be found "not eligible." Military members may
be appointed before the effective date of their military
retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.

**OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS:
Performance Appraisals for Current Federal Civilian Employees** -
Most recent performance appraisals (dated within last 3 years)
showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or
statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable. Applicant
should not submit an appraisal that does not include this
information.
**Awards for Current Federal Civilian Employees** - Copies of any
award received within the last 3 years.
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be
credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the
attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this
vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may
affect the overall rating.

- Benefits
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A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal
benefits.

Review our benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold
and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
benefits offered.

- How to Apply
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The complete Application Package **must** be submitted by 11:59 PM
(ET) on 09/11/2019

To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following
link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10595473

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 application questionnaire. Please ensure you
click the **Submit My Application** button at the end of the
process.

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

1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your
qualifications). If you submit more than one copy of your resume,
only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest
timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is
"most recent."

- It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of
all documents you submit as part of your application.
- If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate
material or content, you will not be considered for this
vacancy.
- For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours
worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week
and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your
resume does not contain this information, your application may
be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration
for this position.

2. A complete Application Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section).
Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name.

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for
information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is
10595473

**PLEASE NOTE:** It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that
information entered and/or uploaded, (i.e., resume) is received,
accurate, and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your
documents have been processed with your application package
successfully. You can access your USAJOBS account to do so by
clicking here. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear
the virus scan.

Human Resources **WILL NOT** modify or change any answers submitted
by an applicant.

### Agency contact information

### Total Force Service Center

##### Phone

1-800-525-0102

##### Email

DO.NOT.EMAIL@CALL.ONLY

##### Address

Nellis AFB
4475 England Avenue
Ste 137
Nellis AFB, NV 89191
US

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### Next steps

Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email
will be sent.

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message
acknowledging receipt of your application.Your application package
will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for
consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not
qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or
incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My
Applications, and click on the more information link under the
application status for this position.

If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for
checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy
notifications will not be sent to you.

- Fair & Transparent
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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.

### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job
applicants

### Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:

- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to
apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544600100. Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Air Combat Command

Address

North Las Vegas, NV
USA