Equipment Specialist with Security Clearance

Employer
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Location
Miami, Florida
Posted
Jun 18, 2024
Closes
Jul 04, 2024
Ref
2778051692
Discipline
Safety / Security
Position Type
Specialist
Specialty
Electrification
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Government
Who May Apply Job Opening : 55583 Open to ALL U.S. Citizens Opening Date: June 17, 2024 Closing Date: July 2, :59 pm (EST) Questions regarding this opening should be directed to or . Job Summary Position: Equipment Specialist - Automotive GS 5/7/9/11 Division: Miami Field Office Location: Miami, FL Working Hours: 8:15am - 5:00pm, may vary depending on Division needs Salary: GS 5 - $42,151.00 - $54,793.00 GS 7 - $52,214.00 - $67,880.00 GS 9 - $63,867.00 - $83,027.00 GS 11 - $77,274.00 - $100,453.00 Full Performance level: GS 11 Number of Positions Available: 1 Duration: Full Time/Permanent Additional selections may be made from this announcement to fill positions within the same division when the position includes substantially the same duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Key Requirements Must be a U.S. citizen Must have (or be able to obtain) a valid driver's license
Some travel may be required Mission Statement: The mission of the FBI is to protect the American People and uphold the Constitution of the United States. Physical Demands Frequently exposed to the possibility of cuts, bruises, shocks, burns, and stains
Frequently makes repairs and may assist other workers in making repairs while vehicles are overhead, and where parts worked on are often in hard-to-reach places
Required to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions for extended periods of time
Frequently lifts parts and equipment that weigh up to 20 pounds and occasionally lifts and carries items that weigh 50 pounds or more
Exposure to vehicle fluids such as battery acid and hydraulic fluids that may cause burns or irritate the skin or be otherwise hazardous to health
Major Duties As an Automotive Specialist you will/are: Responsible for maintaining the operational readiness of the automotive fleet and related equipment
Inspects, tests, and performs corrective actions, and prepares new vehicles for assimilation into the fleet
Conducts technical research, obtains additional facts, determines past equipment performance and previous correction actions; determines if the current problem warrants immediate corrective actions; and evaluates the actions for cost effectiveness and technical efficiency
Ensures assigned vehicles are operational in accordance with manufacturer's specifications
Ensures appropriate registration to include tags, titles, and any necessary state inspections are completed Qualifications and Evaluations Please make sure your specialized experience/requirement(s) can be identified in your resume. Applicants must meet the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Your application will be evaluated and rated under the FBI's Candidate Rating Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed in this announcement and will be compared to your responses to the online assessment questionnaire. High self-assessment in the vacancy questions that is not supported by information in your resume, and/or supporting documents may eliminate you from Most Competitive status. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Most Competitive, Competitive, or Least Competitive. Names of candidates in the Most Competitive category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Veterans' preference will be applied. All applicants will be rated on the following Competencies: Customer Service Organizing and Planning Problem Solving/Judgment Vehicle Maintenance Desired Skills Desired skills are NOT mandatory and will NOT be utilized to minimally qualify applicants. Desired Skills are: Experience in the automotive repair/maintenance field with formal education or nationally recognized certification in diagnostic scan tool familiarization (GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Snap-On, ASE, Military, etc.)
EPA recognized refrigerant handling certification
State emissions or state level safety inspection license Inspection and maintenance with emergency lighting systems Note: In your resume, please describe in detail how you meet the SE / GE. You may have acquired the SE / GE through technical school training, in a military occupation and/or employment. Specialized Experience (SE) and General Experience (GE): GS 5: Applicant must possess at least three (3) years of GE one (1) of which was equivalent to the GS 4 grade level. GE is: Removed, replaced, cleaned, and installed a variety of common parts, components, and accessories such as filters, lamps, fluids, and fuses
Used basic tools including, but not limited to, wrenches, sockets, torque wrenches
Interpreted parts manuals and manufacturers' repair manuals in both hard copy and electronic formats
GS 7: Applicant must possess at least one (1) year of SE equivalent to the GS 5 grade level. SE is: Performed routine vehicle maintenance and inspections to include oil changes, brake inspections, tire rotations and wheel balancing, predelivery inspections, tire repair, and battery replacement
Performed operational assessments of vehicles using computer programs and diagnostic systems
Maintained and updated vehicle records and inventories
GS 9: Applicant must possess at least one (1) year of SE equivalent to the GS 7 grade level. SE is: Performed vehicle maintenance and inspections to include anti-lock brakes, air conditioning systems, and anti-theft devices
Performed operational assessments of vehicles using computer programs and diagnostic systems
Maintained liaison with internal customers and external vendors to gain information, answer questions, and resolve problems
Reviewed and analyzed information and documents related to vehicle warranties, services, and supplies
GS 11: Applicant must possess at least one (1) year of SE equivalent to the GS 9 grade level. SE is: Performed vehicle maintenance and inspections to include hybrid vehicles, drive assistance systems, air bag systems, electronic systems, vehicle networks and communication systems
Diagnosed, troubleshot, and inspected vehicles for assimilation into a fleet
Reviewed and analyzed technical data to maintain vehicular and non-vehicular equipment
Maintained liaison with internal customers and external vendors to gain information, answer questions, and resolve problems
Research industry trends and made recommendations to improve cost effectiveness of work proposed A DEGREE IS NOT REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE CAN BE USED IN LIEU OF A DEGREE FOR THIS POSITION. Education All degrees must be in a related field related to the position to be filled. The degree must be from an accredited college or university. Education may be substituted for specialized experience as follows: GS 7: Applicant must have a bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement or one (1) full year of graduate level education. Superior academic achievement is the completion of all the requirements of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, which is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average of 3.0 or higher as recorded on an official transcript, or as based on courses completed during the final two years of the curriculum, or (3) honor society membership. GS 9: Applicant must have a master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related. GS 11: Applicant must have a Ph.D. OR equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements provided you can show foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. Undergraduate Education: Major study fields related to the position to be filled in an accredited college or university Graduate Education: Major study fields related to the position to be filled How to Apply For detailed instructions related to applying, uploading documents, withdrawing an application or updating your application, please review instructions on How to Apply . If applying online is a hardship, please use the contact information listed in the vacancy announcement prior to the closing date for assistance. Required Documents To apply to this position, interested applicants must provide a complete application package by the closing date which includes: Your resume, specifically noting relevant work experience and associated start and end dates A complete assessment questionnaire Other supporting documents (if applicable) : College transcripts, if qualifying based on education or if there is a positive education requirement Memorandum for Record (MFR), Please see Additional Information Documents that were uploaded one or more years ago will need to be uploaded again. Although an applicant may see these documents within their current profile, the HR Specialists may not have access to view them. All applicants are being asked to upload another copy (if applicable) to ensure the staffing units can review the complete application. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date of this announcement. If applying online is a hardship, please contact the HR Specialist listed in the vacancy announcement prior to the closing date for assistance. What to Expect Next Once your complete application is received we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. The Most Competitive candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of your status throughout the process . click apply for full job details