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Naval Facilities Engineering Command POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC in Naval Air Station Key West, Florida

Summary This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies. Applications will not be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to Apply" section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer. Responsibilities You will install, inspect, and perform modifications and repairs to electrical support systems, such as power plants and power distribution equipment. You will repair components such as generators, voltage regulators, governors, starter mowers, fuel pumps, fuel lines and oil pumps. You will perform preventative maintenance on electrical power support systems by checking equipment for fuel, lubricants, and coolant and battery water levels. You will maintain records and documentation by preparing accurate, complete and up to date records of action taken and assuring documentation is properly signed and coordinated in a timely manner. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must 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 quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below. This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Ability to perform the work of a Powered Support Systems Mechanic without more than normal supervision as demonstrated by performing the following tasks: 1) Installing and repairing major components (e.g., engines, generators, alternators, gears, compressors, and hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical components) of powered support systems; 2) Using tools and equipment such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, pressure gages, leak detectors to test and repair equipment; and 3) Following work orders, standing operating procedures, and oral instructions to perform work on electric power distribution systems and/or powered support equipment. Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C). Additional qualification information can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/tabindx.asp Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. Education Additional Information This announcement uses the Certain Personnel of the DoD/Modified direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires. A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized. This position is being recruited at the full performance level. A forty-hour work week is typical of the position. The employee may be required to work overtime. The employee may be required to work in shifts. The employee may be required to work overtime on an emergency basis. Physical Effort: Work involves frequent bending, reaching, crouching, standing and arm movement. May work in awkward positions or cramped areas. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to about 40 pounds and may lift heavier items with the help of jacks, hoists, or other workers. Working Conditions: Work may be performed inside or outside. Inside, may be exposed to drafts, changing temperature, and loud noise. Outside, may work in bad weather, in rain or snow, or in wet or icy areas. Both inside and outside, the mechanic may be exposed to irritation or discomfort from dust, heat, fumes, and hard damp floors or surfaces. Works on parts and systems which are dirty and greasy, and which may be dangerous to operate or repair because of defects. May be exposed to the possibility of cuts, burns, bruises, strains, and electrical shock while repairing, positioning, adjusting, and moving equipment, and my be reduce the dangers and irritations from the above conditions, the mechanic follows safety procedures and wears protective equipment such as, protective eye wear, ear devices, hard hats, hard toe shoes, respirators, gloves, and clothing. This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Several vacancies may be filled. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf. Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.