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  • $122,890.00 -195,910.00/year*
  • Bay Minette , AL
  • Automotive
  • Full-Time
  • 16900 Old Brady Rd

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About the Position: The Anniston Army Depot is located in Anniston, Alabama in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountain chain halfway between Atlanta, GA and Birmingham, AL just off Interstate 20. The Depot is the largest employer in Calhoun County with approximately 4000 employees.


  • Inspect a variety of hydraulic and components and assemblies for combat and tactical vehicles, weapons control systems, bridge launching vehicles and other similar mission material.
  • Disassemble items, locates defective parts, repairs, modifies or replaces as required.
  • Utilize a variety of hand tools common to the trade and precision instruments such as voltmeters, ampmeters, ohmmeter, surface and depth gauges, dial indicators, torque wrenches, levels, analyzers and meggers.
  • Fabricate hydraulic lines, gaskets and cannibalizes parts and components as required or as workload demands.
  • Utilize and/or monitor the use of precision measuring equipment and test devices to certify quality and reliability.
  • Spot check work for compliance with instructions and/or other similar technical publications, such as drawings, specifications, and work orders.
  • Travel Required

    Not required



    Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) background investigation.
  • This position requires a physical upon entering the position and annually.
  • This position requires shift work to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays, or special situations.
  • Qualifications

    Who May Apply: US CitizensExperience 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(n) Pneudraulic Systems Mechanic~ without more than normal supervision. Repairs, rebuilds, modify and adjust a variety of hydraulic and pneumatic components and assemblies of related equipment. Rebuild electrical motors at switches directly related to the hydraulic units; correct malfunctions on a variety of hydraulic and other fluid systems and their associated components; perform liquid penetrant check and magnetic particle tests of parts and components. - Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Ability To Do The Work Of The position Without More Than Normal Supervision Physical Effort: Work involves sitting, standing, stooping, bending and working in tiring positions. Constantly lifts items weighing 15-25 pounds and occasionally is required to lift items in excess of 45 pounds. Working Conditions: Work is performed in building that is moderately heated, lighted and ventilated. Work is dirty and greasy and incumbent is exposed to cuts, bruises and abrasions from use of tools, equipment and air pressure. Is required to wear safety shoes.


    Substitution of education is not applicable for this position.

    Additional information

    This position is a TERM position. It is temporary and may be extended up to a maximum of eight years. This position may be converted to permanent career or career-conditional appointment without further competition as long as all requirements are met and a conversion opportunity exists. To be eligible for conversion, employee must complete at least 2 years of current continuous service under a term appointment in the competitive service AND employee must have a current performance rating under such term appointment of at least fully successful or equivalent.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your rsum and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your rsum and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Required Documents

    The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further. 1. Your resume:


    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.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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