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Electromotive Equipment Mechanic

US-CA-San Diego
1 week ago(1/11/2018 4:03 PM)
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Skilled Trades


The Electromotive Equipment Mechanic, or EM hereafter, shall be qualified (i.e. appropriately licensed, certified, etc.), skilled and knowledgeable in trouble shooting, repairing and/or overhauling complex alternating and direct current electrical component s and wiring circuits on a variety of electrical powered vehicles, weight and material handling equipment such as forklifts, mobile cranes, industrial platform vehicles, scissor lifts, personnel platform lifts. The EM shall also perform major and minor repairs to all other associated systems such as engine/motors, cooling, hydraulic, fuel, steering and brake. The EM shall operate, repair and maintains applicable tools and equipment.



Operations – The EM shall work alone or with other workers to perform simple or complex tasks while following appropriate and safe procedures. Visual and sensory perception along with hand-eye coordination is required to operate equipment, detect deficiencies and make repairs; diagnose problems; and make installment of devices, equipment, parts, etc. The EM shall have good familiarity of Occupational Safety and Health Administration and NAVFAC Southwest Safety and Health Requirements.


Processing – The EM shall receive assignment from the workload manager in the form of oral or written instruction (work order) to perform a variety of repairs and maintenance to electromotive equipment.


Housekeeping – The EM shall ensure all designated working areas are maintained in an orderly manner and continuously maintained free of trash and debris. At the end of each day, the general work areas shall be swept, supplies, materials, tools, and equipment shall be pick-up and stored, and the municipal trash containers will be emptied.


Technical Support – The EM shall receive work assignments through oral instructions provided by the workload manager. Specific assignments of work are provided with detailed instructions on all but the repetitive tasks. Work is checked during progress and upon completion for compliance with instructions, adherence to established practices and standards, and overall acceptability of work. A journeyman-level employee normally checks daily assignments. A Government employee gives advice on unusual problems and checks to see if completed work meets the requirement.


Meetings/Conferences – The EM shall participate in meetings with contractors, agencies, clients, and team members when required to do so.


Briefings – The EM shall participate in briefings when required to do so.


Updates – The EM shall provide monthly status report that summarizes the work efforts and accomplishments performed.


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – The EM will comply will all PPE requirements of the Navy.


Experience Requirements – The EM must have 10 years’ experience in the following:

  • Thorough knowledge of AC and DC electrical principles, the theory and operation of motors, generators, batteries, controllers, and testing
  • Disassembly and overhaul of motors, generators, alternators, controllers, relays, and circuit
  • Replacement of coils in relays, time delays, magnetic brake assemblies, defective wiring, switches, rheostats, instruments, resistor banks, and panel boards in the power, lighting and signal systems.
  • Making adjustments to voltage regulators, limit switches, governors, and relays to ensure proper Installation and maintenance of alarm and signal systems, including bells, buzzers, lights, and electrical booster systems for internal combustion engines. Performs hydrometer tests, discharge rate test, cell checks, and places batteries on equalizing charge when necessary. Adjusts and maintains battery charging equipment to ensure proper charging rate. Makes major and minor repairs and adjustments to gasoline and diesel engines, cooling, hydraulic, fuel, brake, steering as well as all electrical equipment associated.

The EM must be qualified to operate specialized equipment such as aerial work platforms and material handling equipment.


All Candidates must have/be:

a) Valid California "C" State driver’s license.
b) Strong communication skills in the English language, both written and oral.
c) U.S. citizenship or resident alien. Proof of US Citizenship or resident alien card will be required.

d) OSHA 10 - General Industry or Construction Certified before starting work.

e) Ability to perform regular and recurring field inspections, investigations, or surveys in which there is a considerable amount of walking, stooping, bending, and climbing.
f) Ability to perform work in an office setting, with occasional visits to construction sites. Work involves moderate risks of discomforts that require adherence to safety precautions.
g) Ability to acquire a Common Access Card (CAC).



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