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Army Installation Management Command Automotive Mechanic Helper NA-05 in Fort Carson, Colorado


The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is the local commuting area. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.) This position is located at Fort Carson Automotive Skills Center. To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.) for professional and personal references on your resume.


Assists automotive mechanics in performance of maintenance and repair on all combustion powered vehicles.

Helps with repairs that can be accomplished by removing, replacing, adjusting, or cleaning defective parts or components such as fouled spark plugs, worn brake shoes, water pumps, engine gaskets belts and hoses, etc.

Under the direct supervision of the automotive mechanic or higher grade worker, removes and replaces with standard parts, items such as spark plugs, fan belts, starters, carburetors, fuel pumps, water pumps, mufflers, tail pipes, etc.

Assists in making settings and adjustments such as setting distributor and voltage regulator points, gaping spark plugs, setting engine idle and time, and taking up on brakes.

Observes environmental, safety, and security rules and regulations.


Conditions of Employment


  1. A basic knowledge of automotive repair such as could be gained at the high school or trade school level.

  2. Ability to use standard and metric automotive hand and powered tools.

  3. Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

  4. A driver's license is required.

  5. Work requires standing, stooping, bending, stretching, crawling under vehicles, and working in tight spaces or tiring and uncomfortable positions.

  6. Frequently lifts parts and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. Occasionally lifts items 50 pounds or more with mechanical devices or with assistance from other workers. **The original cutoff date to apply for this position is 8 March 2021, (each cutoff is in two week increments, this announcement will run until the position is filled.) Applicants received prior to this date will be referred first.


Additional Information

Manual Application: If you are unable to apply online, you may submit your application package using a manual application method. Please contact the NAF Human Resources Office or representative listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 3:00 pm MST on the closing date of the announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Please note that neglecting to respond to the job related questions may result in an ineligible rating. Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date. Allowances, differentials, or incentives may be paid. Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest. Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (To view the kit, click: ). (If URL does not work, please copy and paste into browser). Applications are valid for 30 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.