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U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command Production Machinery Repairer in Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania

Summary This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Domestic Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Facilities and the Major Range and Test Facilities Base (MRTFB) to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. Responsibilities Operate flange facing machines, drills, grinders, punch presses, and/or cutting machines. Repair work from simple plans, sketches, and detailed specifications, and use standard procedures to solve problems involved in assemblies of equipment. Perform general maintenance of all machine tools and other equipment. Assist in the installation, dismantling, or relocation of machinery at the direction of higher graded workers. Determine various metals needed for a given repair job as specified in a job order or bill of materials. Diagnose excessive wear and tear of equipment. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a Production Machinery Repairer without more than normal supervision: Testing machinery and equipment through the use of devices such as levels and gauges, perform minor repairs to installed industrial machinery such as power saws, drill presses, and milling machines, and use portable machine and hand tools to complete routine repairs.- Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. To meet the basic eligibility, you must receive at least two points on the screen-out element indicated above and must have an average of two points on all the job elements listed below. Your application will be further evaluated to determine if you meet the best qualified cut-off for referral to the selecting official. Ability to Do the Work of the Position without More Than Normal SupervisionAbility to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (Includes Blueprint Reading)Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, and Repair, etc.Knowledge of MaterialsTechnical Practices (Theoretical, Precise, Artistic)Troubleshooting PHYSICAL EFFORT Frequently handles objects weighing up to 40 pounds and occasionally carries objects weighing up to 40 pounds for considerable distance. Incumbents are required to push, pull, reach, walk, stand, crawl, kneel, bend, and climb for sustained periods of time. Sometimes works in tiring and uncomfortable positions. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed inside; worker is subject to electrical shock and burns; cuts and abrasions when using hand tools in confined places; eye and hand injuries from power tools and skin irritations from certain types of oils and detergents. Incumbent is required to wear safety clothing and equipment appropriate for this position. Education Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) # 17 - Material Maintenance Management position. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/.