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Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Assistant Supervisor

Architect of the Capitol Washington, DC
  • Expired: October 04, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Assistant Supervisor
Legislative Branch
Architect of the Capitol

  • ##### Open & closing dates
10/02/2019 to 11/01/2019
  • ##### Service
  • ##### Pay scale & grade
WS 09
  • ##### Salary
$35.26 to $41.16 per hour
  • ##### Appointment type
Permanent - Permanent, Full Time
  • ##### Work schedule
Full-Time - This is an Excepted Service position and does not
require or confer civil service Competitive Status
1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Washington DC, DC 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Telework eligible
  • Duties

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This position is located in the Architect of the Capitol (AOC),
Capitol Grounds and Arboretum, Maintenance Division, Mechanical
Operations Branch. The selectee will serve as a working Heavy Mobile
Equipment Mechanic Assistant Supervisor and perform automotive
mechanic and small engine repair work.
Must possess a valid state motor vehicle operator's license, a valid
state Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and complete AOC
Forklift Certification within six months after appointment.
Learn more about this agency
Is considered essential during emergency closures. Uses a variety
of equipment for snow removal and de-icing operations.
Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Serves as a working assistant supervisor. Assigns duties to and
evaluates their performance. Manages the budget and workload of
the branch. Develops performance requirements and creates
individual development plans for subordinates and ensures a
mutual understanding of the performance standards. Resolves
complaints and grievances as delegated by higher-level
supervisors. Provides leadership to ensure support for equal
employment opportunity (EEO) goals and requirements. Practices
non-discriminatory employment actions to prevent unlawful
discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, age or
  • Provides for employee skills enrichment through job related
coaching, mentoring and training. Fosters a culture of learning,
sharing, cooperation and teamwork that improves efficiency and
effectiveness throughout the organization.
  • Assists the supervisor with branch work operations and employees
engaged in maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel powered
truck and automotive equipment and power and hand mowers,
gasoline trimmer and edger machines, body and fender repairs;
body and frame welding; and body painting; and sharpening lawn
mower blades.
Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Tasks
  • The job requires a thorough knowledge of how heavy duty
machinery, engines, parts and systems work; ability to detect
faulty items, determine causes of malfunction and determine best
repair methods; and skill to assemble, disassemble, repair or
modify components and systems.
  • Troubleshoots problems with heavy-duty machinery, engines, parts
and systems. Detects faulty items, determine causes of
malfunctions and best repair methods. Assembles, disassembles,
repairs or modifies components and systems.
  • Provides technical direction to all mechanics.
Automotive Mechanic Tasks
  • Shares responsibility for work performed by Automotive Mechanics
and performs individual assignments such as fuel delivery,
island management, inventory management, vehicle safety
inspection, handicap space, road and lot painting, dispatching
and managing vehicles and equipment, researching to obtain
quotes, and ordering parts and equipment.
  • Performs major automotive repairs such as replacing fuel
injection pumps and injectors on diesel motors, hydraulic
cylinder replacement on a sewer vacuum; replacement of the
particulate filter on a trash truck emission system, and removal
and replacement of a motor from a skid steer loader.
  • Assists in the management of all operations associated with the
Automotive Shop, Small Engine Shop, Welding / Fabricating
Equipment Operators and Motor Vehicle Operators.
  • Assists in the management and operations of all events that
require the assistance of Capitol Grounds and Arboretum staff
and motor vehicles.
  • Assists in the management of agency-wide fleet vehicle safety
inspection program.
  • Assists with ordering parts and materials.
  • Manages all work orders for the Automotive and Small Engine
shop, as well as demand work orders for equipment and material
handling. Delegates work orders to the responsible staff for
information requested.
  • Is responsible for utilizing a thorough knowledge of and
compliance with applicable AOC and OSHA safety rules and
regulations to ensure that work progresses in a safe manner and
to initiate or take corrective action on unsafe conditions in
managed areas.
  • Provides or receives training, either on the job or through
classroom training to ensure that all direct reports know how to
use required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Routinely
checks to verify that subordinates are using all required PPE.
  • Is required to maintain a valid Department of Transportation
(DOT) physical card. Annual physicals will be monitored by the
  • Must be exceptionally skilled in safe driving in congested
cities with an enormous tourist presence, traffic circles, a
complex maze of narrow streets and major safety concerns, such
as yielding to Capitol Police escort services for Members of
Congress and foreign dignitaries, tour bus sight-seeing
stop-and-go practices, emergency vehicles, tourists on Segways,
bicycles etc.
Travel Required
Not required
Supervisory status
Promotion Potential
  • #### Job family (Series)
5803 Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic
  • Requirements

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Conditions of Employment
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Your resume and question responses must demonstrate job-related
  • You must possess a valid state motor vehicle operator's license.
  • You must possess a valid state Class B Commercial Drivers
License (CDL).
  • You must be able to pass a drug test.
**Must complete Forklift Certification within six months of
You must meet all eligibility and qualification requirements by the
closing date of the job announcement.
You must meet the following SCREEN-OUT required for this position.
  • Ability to supervise subordinates in the performance of heavy
mobile equipment mechanical work.
**ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification is highly
Additional information
Welcome Veterans. The Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of
1998 (VEOA) gives veterans' preference rights in the legislative
branch to certain veterans as applied by the Congressional
Accountability Act. Veterans' preference is applied on this vacancy
announcement. If you are a veteran and have been separated under
honorable conditions, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other
proof of eligibility; SF-15, if applicable; and Department of
Veterans Affairs documentation of disability, if applicable. For
more information, please visit OPM vet guide
**If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must
certify that you have registered with the** **Selective Service
System**. If you are exempt from registration under Selective
Service Law, you must provide appropriate proof of exemption. Please
visit the Selective Service System website for more information.
DRUG TESTING: The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is a Drug Free
Workplace. As part of the AOC's suitability assessment, a candidate
tentatively selected for a position who is not currently an
AOC employee is required to submit to screening for illegal drug
use. Satisfactory completion of a drug test is a condition of
employment with the Agency. A candidate must test negative prior to
being eligible for appointment into a position. We will schedule,
provide and cover the cost for the drug test.
The selectee(s) under the vacancy announcement for this position is
subject to a criminal record check by the U.S. Capitol Police and
satisfactory adjudication to be eligible for employment at the
Architect of the Capitol.
The Architect of the Capitol is an E-VERIFY Participant. E-VERIFY is
an Internet-based system that compares information from an
employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data
from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security
Administration records to confirm employment authorization in the
United States. If you are selected for this position, the
documentation that you present for purposes of completing the DHS
Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" electronic
system. For more information on E-Verify, please
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