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Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic

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Department Of The Interior
All U.S. Citizens - No previous Federal Service is required. This is a permanent position. Work Schedule is Full Time. Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.
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Contact the Lake County Chamber of Commerce at (Toll Free) or for more information on Lakeview and Lake County.
For information about the Lakeview District visit: . U.S. Citizenship is required. Security Clearance/Background Investigation is required. Be sure to read the "How to Apply" & "Required Documents" Sections. You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land. Direct Deposit Required. Performs a full-range of overhaul and repair work on a variety of complex and interconnected systems found on wheeled and track-type heavy engineering equipment powered by internal combustion engines (gasoline, butane, diesel, or multi-fuel). Equipment includes construction, road maintenance, or industrial types such as motor patrol graders, bulldozers, wheeled tractors, front-end loaders, backhoes, rollers, heavy-duty compressors, generators, trucks, etc. Adjust, repair, and/or replace gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, differentials, clutches, transfer cases, power take-offs, front and rear trans-axle assemblies, steering and hydraulic braking systems under potentially adverse field conditions. Disassemble, repair and reassemble electrical system components. Uses specialized diagnostic equipment to diagnose problems. Perform preventative maintenance inspections, required servicing and minor repairs. Troubleshoot malfunctions when standard procedures and/or testing equipment do not suffice or are not available, utilizing personal knowledge, training, experience or other specialized skills related to the industry. Diagnose, monitor, and review major overhaul operations when contracted out to commercial shops. Utilize state-of-the-art testing equipment, hand tools, power equipment, and other such materials which are necessary to successfully operate at a field repair shop or remote on-site location. In emergency situations, or during extremely heavy seasonal workload conditions, the incumbent may be temporarily assigned to road maintenance activities. At such times, duties may consist of operating a truck, loader or roller. Summary of Requirements: You must meet all requirements as listed in the "Qualifications" section of the announcement. Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume. If you meet the qualification requirements, you application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran''s preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the work of this position.
1) Ability to do the work without more than normal supervision.
2) Knowledge of equipment assembly, installation, repair, etc.
3) Technical practices (theoretical, precise, artistic).
4) Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (includes blueprint reading).
5) Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment
6) Trouble-shooting
To preview questions please click here. Qualifications for this position are determined under the Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations. What the applicant CAN DO is key to being considered eligible. The applicant''s specific experience is examined to determine if what they can do shows they have the ability to perform the job elements of the position successfully. In this system, the job element is used to match what the applicant can do against what the work calls for. If applicants have the ability to do the work, they are considered eligible for the jobs.
Selective Placement Factors: This position requires a special qualification that has been determined to be essential to perform the duties and will be used as a screen out element. Those who do not provide evidence they possess the following selective factor(s) will be rated not qualified.
Ability to do the work without more than normal supervision.
Class A Commercial Driver''s License.
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.
Click on the button "Apply Online" and login to MY USAJOBS.
If you haven''t already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and upload, paste or type a resume into USAJOBS.
If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the "Did you forget your username and/or password" link from the right side menu.
Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement.
If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact Lane Gaylord at or . If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying. In addition to the online application (resume and responses to the questionnaire), you are required to submit the following forms:
A copy of your Class A Commerical Driver''s License (CDL).
Veterans'' Preference: If you are entitled to veterans'' preference, you should indicate the level of veterans'' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans'' preference entitlement will be adjudicated (verified) by the employing agency using the documents you provide.
For 0-point Sole survivorship veterans' preference (SSP), please provide the documentation you received granting this preference.
For 5-point veterans'' preference, please provide your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions.
For 10-point veterans'' preference, please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, DD-214, and the required documentation.
For more information on which type of preference is applicable please visit VetGuide.
Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles: documentation verifying your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility - this includes a copy of the agency notice and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location.
You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your USAJOBS Profile.
Auto-Requested Fax: allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume.
UPLOADING DOCUMENTS: instead of faxing your documents you may use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager. Do not use both options.
Hard copy paper supplemental documents, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application.
Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement. You will be notified of the status of your application as the qualification review process is conducted.
You may also check the status of your application by viewing your MY USAJOBs account. SELECTIVE SERVICE: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.
May require completion of a 1 year probationary period.
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is available from OPM''s Career Transition Resources website at CTAP or ICTAP. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well-qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form.
CTAP and ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they fall within the Highly or Best Qualified categories on the rating criteria for this position.
Government facilities are required to provide a smoke free environment for their employees. Smoking will be permitted only in designated areas.
D.O.T. DRUG TESTING REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION. This position requires possession of a Commercials Driver's License (CDL). As such, it is a Drug and Alcohol Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991. If the person selected for the position does not currently occupy a CDL Drug and Alcohol Testing Designated Position, he/she will be required to submit to and receive a negative test result prior to appointment. A positive drug or alcohol test result may be grounds for denying final placement into this position. In addition, the Act mandates that the incumbent will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing and that he/she may also undergo reasonable suspicion, post-accident, return-to-duty, and follow-up testing. !benefits.hms?orgId=3&jnum;=109952

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