Navy Exchange Services (NEX) VENDING MECHANIC in BETHESDA, Maryland
Title: VENDING MECHANIC Location: United States-Maryland-Bethesda Job Number: 200003BO
Job Summary: Performs work which involves repairing overhauling and servicing a variety of money changing machines vending machines and Micro Market equipment. Duties and Responsibilities: Repairs broken machines locates worn dirty poorly adjusted parts through visual preventative maintenance checks selects tools determines the method and techniques to follow depending on the machines. Determines parts required obtaining replacement information from manufacturers parts manual or by comparison with samples removed. Ensures adjustments meet manufacturers specifications uses voltage regulator circuit testers etc. as required. Removes disassembles inspects repairs adjusts overhauls modifies calibrates and tunes electronic refrigeration and mechanical components and associated equipment such as dollar bill changers microwave ovens vending machines coin accepters and similar type equipment. Periodically overhauls machines involving spray painting reconnecting loose wires checking refrigeration systems for maintenance of proper temperatures etc. sanitizes for bacteria. Cleans interior checks for defects ensures wire harnesses are tied together and checks for short circuiting. Notifies supervisor of major problems encountered. Inspects and tests to diagnose malfunctions referring to various standard and manufacturers repair manuals blueprints schematics wiring diagrams and tables and charts. Determines if equipment might be economically repaired or declared unserviceable. Prepares unsatisfactory equipment reports on items failing repeatedly specifying nature of fault and materials necessary for repair if required. Replaces andor repairs such items as defective circuit elements printed circuit boards miniaturized integrated circuits transformers capacitors resistors etc. Completes necessary alignments and adjustments of the various components and assembles according to specifications makes final operational test and adjustments prior to release of equipment. Uses a wide variety of test equipment including such equipment as frequency meters oscillators ohmmeters voltmeters resistance bridges tube testers signal generators and similar type test equipment to localize trouble by component unit by circuit within a component and by element of a circuit. Uses hand and power tools and shop test equipment common to the electrical trades. Is responsible for the security of the equipment. Prepares requisition of required parts for procurement. Maintains stock of parts tools and equipment ensuring tools are properly protected to prevent rusting and loss. Also maintains service and technical manuals uptodate. Relocates and installs new machines at locations. Makes setting and adjustments on food dispensing liquid dispensing and coin charger units. Operates motor vehicle in the performance of duties. Loads and unloads equipment from vehicle insures that equipment is protected from damage or bad weather. Prepares and maintains daily trip report of all trips made. Performs inspection of vehicle for proper maintenance such as checking has and oil required oil change tuneups etc. Cleans vehicle and secures in designated area of day. Obtains receipt for all repairs and maintains records of repairs made. Collects monies form vending machines. Accompanies vending contractors verifying cash taken from vendor contracted machines. Counts and prepares vending machines cash collection slip SS411. Clears coin jams and makes refunds as required. May be assigned to clean the laundry room and maintain it in a clean and orderly manner sweeps mops floors cleans machines and empties trash cans. Performs duties of vending route drivers during NEX business needs. will assist with running routes collections warehouse support during absences. Performs other related duties as assigned. PHYSICAL EFFORT Work assignments involve standing climbing bending and occasionally working in cramped and awkward positions. Continually handles objects weighing from 10 to 40 pounds and occasionally objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds. Works on location or in the shop. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is usually done inside but servicing some facilities may require work outside. Drives in all types of weather emergency situations sometimes require working under poor weather conditions. Dirt dust and grease may be present. Is exposed to the possibility of cuts bruises scrapes etc. JOB REQUIREMENTS 1. Must possess a valid state drivers license or a valid commercial drivers license CDL. 2. Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to operate a motor vehicle safely. 3. Must be able to pass appropriate background checks needed for the specific area of responsibility e.g. Federal DOD Security Clearance etc.. 4. Pass the GSA defensive driving course Qualifications: Total of 6 years experience consisting of the following GENERAL EXPERIENCE One year of experience that provided the applicant with knowledge of general repair in wholesale retail service or recreational establishments. OR SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE One year of high school education may be substituted for 3 months of general experience up to a High School Diploma or GED for one year of general experience. AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE Five years of experience performing repair work overhaul installing assemblies servicing and diagnostic work on a variety of mechanical and electronically operated machinery. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Standing climbing bending and occasionally working in cramped and awkward positions. Handling objects weighing from 10 to 60 pounds and occasionally objects weighing in excess of 100 pounds to include vending machine movements. JOB REQUIREMENTS 1. Must possess a valid state drivers license or a valid commercial drivers license CDL and consistent record of safe driving. 2. Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to operate a motor vehicle safely. 3. Must be able to pass appropriate background checks needed for the specific area of responsibility e.g. Federal DOD Security Clearance etc.. 4. Pass the GSA defensive driving course. 5. Must meet Department of Transportation DOT physical and medical requirements and pass a preemployment drug screening.