Job Information

U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command Automotive Mechanic in Boerne, Texas


About the Position: The position is located at Camp Stanley and is approximately 25 miles north of downtown San Antonio, TX off of Interstate 10. The spirit of Texas is captured in San Antonio retaining its sense of history and tradition, blending sounds/flavors from Old Mexico to the Deep South. The Alamo is located in downtown San Antonio. The River Walk offers much to the tourist; side walk cafes, restaurants, as well as the nightclubs and hotels.


Performs light welding using acetylene and portable electric arc torches repairing seats, rear bumpers, tail gate chains etc.

Cleans, installs, or replaces defective parts of components and systems such as spark plugs, wheel cylinders, mufflers, brake shoes, fuel pumps, fuel lines, filters, etc.

Overhauls steering lift and tilt mechanisms, replaces bearings in hoist channels and carriage, and repairs and replaces chains.

Repairs hydraulic lifts and tilts by replacing pistons, shafts, coil packing, grease seals, oil lines etc.

Makes necessary settings and adjustments during repair work, such as setting distributor and voltage regulator points, gapping spark plugs, setting engine idle and timing, and adjusting brakes.

Turns armature, maintains and replaces electrical wiring systems, related switches, distributing panels and outlet boxes.

Make repairs to electrical equipment such as switches, generators, voltage regulators, circuit breakers, and related relays and wiring.


Conditions of Employment


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 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 an AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC without more than normal supervision. Performs as an Automotive Mechanic in field maintenance and repairs to gasoline and diesel vehicles such as trucks, sedans, jeeps, farm equipment (tractors, mowers), construction equipment (loaders, back hoes, bobcats, bulldozers), forklifts (diesel, gas, electric), generators and trailers without more than normal supervision. - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentKnowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.MechanicsTechnology ApplicationTrouble shooting (Electronic Equipment)


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

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 - Automotive Mechanic position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. 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.