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Automotive Worker, NA-5823-08

Employer: USAF NAF Jobs - Goodfellow AFB
Posted: February 23, 2016


Demonstrates to patrons, as requested or directed, repairs to automotive equipment that can be accomplished by cleaning, reinstalling, or replacing parts or components and systems, such as fouled spark plugs, leaky wheel cylinders, corroded mufflers, and worn brake shoes. Determines when various parts should be cleaned and/or replaced; exercises a knowledge of such processes; and provides basic instruction in the techniques of engine tune-up. When workload or situation demands, actually locates worn, dirty, or poorly adjusted parts through visual check or use of a small variety of test equipment; for example, timing lights, feeler gauges, and circuit testers. Completes needed repair and makes settings and adjustments, such as setting distributor and voltage regulator points, gaping spark plugs, setting engine idle, and turning and adjusting brakes. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Must have experience in the maintenance and repair of diesel and gasoline powered engines and automotive equipment. This experience must have provided a thorough knowledge of and the ability to remove, replace, clean, and install parts, components and accessories; determine when parts should be cleaned and reinstalled or replaced; basic understanding of electricity and hydraulics and the skill to make adjustments and settings; basic understanding of on-board computer diagnostic systems, and other test equipment; skill in using basic automotive tools; read and interpret parts manuals and manufacturer’s repair manuals. Must be physically able to frequently lift, handle and carry objects weighing up to 40 pounds, and occasionally, with assistance, objects weighing up to and over 50 pounds. Must be able to frequently stand, bend, stoop, crawl, and work in tight spaces for long periods of time. Must be able to satisfactorily complete a pre-employment physical. Must be able to satisfactorily complete a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).  


Flexible (No guaranteed hours) 




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