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Grade: 08

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 How did you learn about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • College or University
  • Advertisement in Newspaper or Journal
  • Conference or Meeting
  • Professional Organization
  • Job Fair
  • Word of mouth, e.g., from a friend or family member
  • Studentjobs.gov
  • USAJOBS search
  • NIST website
  • Social Media Site e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter
  • None of the above
2 If you currently or previously held a permanent(Career or Career Conditional) Federal position, what is the highest GS equivalent grade level obtained? Your response MUST be support by a SF-50 submitted with your application. Answer to this question is required
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • I have never been a permanent Federal employee.
3 How would you like to be considered for this vacancy? (Note: you may select more than one option. Please remember to check list of required documents in the vacancy announcement and submit all required supporting documentation with application.) Answer to this question is required
  • Agency Based – Open to all U.S. citizens.
  • Merit Promotion - Open to all current Federal employees serving on a career-conditional or career appointment; Federal employees serving on an excepted service appointment covered by an interchange agreement; former Federal employees eligible for reinstatement; individuals eligible for a special non-competitive appointment authority; and veterans eligible for appointment under VEOA.
  • Special Appointment Authority - Open to individuals eligible under a special non-competitive appointment authority. This includes individuals with disabilities, veterans, and returning Peace Corp volunteers.
  • Career Transition Assistance Plan and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan – Open to displaced Federal employees who have a current RIF notice or certificate of separation from the Federal government.
4 Do you have the ability to do the work of Automotive Mechanic without more than normal supervision? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Do you have a current, valid state drivers license? (Copy of state driver's license must be submitted with application). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Do you currently possess or can you obtain a valid State Class B Driver's License? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Please indicate your experience repairing defects and malfunctions for gasoline, 2-cycle
engines, diesel vehicles, and related equipment using inspection reports, diagnostic computer,
visual inspection, and test equipment. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had some study or training in performing this as an automotive worker/mechanic, but have not yet performed any tasks on the job.
  • I have used my knowledge or ability as an automotive worker/mechanic on the job. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have experience working independently, with limited supervision, as an automotive worker/mechanic. My work was monitored by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic only during more difficult tasks.
8 Which of the following describes your experience following established safety rules and
regulations, maintains safe and clean work environment? Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had some study or training in performing this as an automotive worker/mechanic, but have not yet performed any tasks on the job.
  • I have used my knowledge or ability as an automotive worker/mechanic on the job. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have experience working independently, with limited supervision, as an automotive worker/mechanic.
9 Choose the following that best describes your experience maintaining and repairing brake
systems, cooling systems, and driveline components for gasoline and diesel vehicles. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had some study or training in performing this as an automotive worker/mechanic, but have not yet performed any tasks on the job.
  • I have used my knowledge or ability as an automotive worker/mechanic on the job. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have experience working independently, with limited supervision, as an automotive worker/mechanic. My work was monitored by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic only during more difficult tasks.
10 Please indicate your experience in connecting fuel, oil, hydraulic, and electrical systems to
repaired units and adjusting to assure proper operation of units. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had some study or training in performing this as an automotive worker/mechanic, but have not yet performed any tasks on the job.
  • I have used my knowledge or ability as an automotive worker/mechanic on the job. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have experience working independently, with limited supervision, as an automotive worker/mechanic. My work was monitored by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic only during more difficult tasks.
11 Choose one of the following that best describing your ability to tear down and rebuild or
replace components and assemblies on vehicles. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had some study or training in performing this as an automotive worker/mechanic, but have not yet performed any tasks on the job.
  • I have used my knowledge or ability as an automotive worker/mechanic on the job. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have experience working independently, with limited supervision, as an automotive worker/mechanic. My work was monitored by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic only during more difficult tasks.
12 Which of the following best describes your experience in providing assistance to co-workers
in all phases of automotive repairs? Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had some study or training in performing this as an automotive worker/mechanic, but have not yet performed any tasks on the job.
  • I have used my knowledge or ability as an automotive worker/mechanic on the job. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have experience working independently, with limited supervision, as an automotive worker/mechanic. My work was monitored by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic only during more difficult tasks.
13 Please indicate your experience in running correct operational checks and tests on completed
gasoline and diesel vehicle work. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had some study or training in performing this as an automotive worker/mechanic, but have not yet performed any tasks on the job.
  • I have used my knowledge or ability as an automotive worker/mechanic on the job. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have experience working independently, with limited supervision, as an automotive worker/mechanic. My work was monitored by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic only during more difficult tasks.
14 Choose one of the following that best describe your ability to use measuring instruments and
test equipment, such as computerized engine analyzers, compression testers, test benches,
multimeters, special feel and dial gauges to perform tasks on vehicles. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had some study or training in performing this as an automotive worker/mechanic, but have not yet performed any tasks on the job.
  • I have used my knowledge or ability as an automotive worker/mechanic on the job. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have experience working independently, with limited supervision, as an automotive worker/mechanic. My work was monitored by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic only during more difficult tasks.
15 Which of the following best describes your ability to use on board computer diagnostic
systems and analyze the results to diagnose malfunctions? Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had some study or training in performing this as an automotive worker/mechanic, but have not yet performed any tasks on the job.
  • I have used my knowledge or ability as an automotive worker/mechanic on the job. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have experience working independently, with limited supervision, as an automotive worker/mechanic. My work was monitored by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic only during more difficult tasks.
16 Indicate your ability to interpret manufacturers' repair manuals and technical specifications,
schematics, engineering drawings, diagnostic codes, computer printouts and environmental
and/or safety manuals and apply the information to ensure completed work meets
manufacturers' specifications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had some study or training in performing this as an automotive worker/mechanic, but have not yet performed any tasks on the job.
  • I have used my knowledge or ability as an automotive worker/mechanic on the job. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have experience working independently, with limited supervision, as an automotive worker/mechanic. My work was monitored by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic only during more difficult tasks.
17 Choose one of the following that best describes your ability to recommend suitable
replacement parts to correct problems found on vehicles. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had some study or training in performing this as an automotive worker/mechanic, but have not yet performed any tasks on the job.
  • I have used my knowledge or ability as an automotive worker/mechanic on the job. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have experience working independently, with limited supervision, as an automotive worker/mechanic. My work was monitored by a supervisor or senior automotive mechanic only during more difficult tasks.
18 Please indicate which of the following certifications or training that you have had. Select all
that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) lift training
  • 608 or 609 OSHA refrigerant certifications
  • ASE certification
  • Advanced ASE certification
  • Any type of welding experience and/or training
  • None of the above
19 I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in my application (resume, responses to questionnaire, and supporting documentation) is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
  • No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.